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By Fadel Abdallah, August 10, 2008 at 8:15 pm Link to this comment
Through this cartoon Ahmadinajad seems to be saying: “We just want a little tiny portion of your dangerous toys of war; tiny enough to fit on the top of my middle finger!” I think he has a good point!
By Terry Covert, August 7, 2008 at 5:40 pm Link to this comment
BlueEagle, good call,
I gave up years ago trying to explain it. Saddam was switching to Euros, bad call. But the “more” part that I predicted is coming to fruition now with the rising gas prices, the masses are just beginning to panic, visualize European gas prices that they’ve paid for decades and…you get the picture. At least we’re entertaining, thinking, maybe, possibly about Apollo/Manhattan Projects now…that one cracked me up…gas prices down in Oct./Nov. should kill that, then it’ll start all over again high price/low price when we get antsy.
I knew at the beginning of the war we were f’d, to paraphrase a Lt. Col. in Iraq how"we can’t leave now we’d just be back in 10-15 years, America won’t put up with it”. Our lifestyles (including mine) will be our downfall.
By samosamo, August 6, 2008 at 2:08 pm Link to this comment
And according to Ritter and others, Ahmadinejad doesn’t control any nuclear weapons, the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei does and he states they, Iranians, will not give up their nuclear activities but also states that nuclear weapons are not part of their agendas. We can only hope but keep watching.
By samosamo, August 6, 2008 at 1:58 pm Link to this comment
By BlueEagle, August 6 at 10:28 am #
This is what will bring the US down. And I read Chalmers Johnson’s books and view some of his videos where he quite accurately explains the withing and hour the US economy would totally collapse if and when just one country that holds a huge amount of US Treasuries would either convert them to their own currency or as in the case of saudi arabia, stop using US dollars to trade oil and use euros instead. That would by the end of the trading day totally wreck our economy.
The other side of that would most likely be the ‘powers that be in america’ would demand the ‘nuclearization’ of the rest of the world for the threat to our country. Could be why we have continue to produce nuclear warheads for no apparently good reason.
By Alejandro, August 6, 2008 at 12:43 pm Link to this comment
I don’t know that it’s a good idea to keep jabing Bush and co. with jokes of their stupidity and ignorance. Lets remember, like it or not he still has the ability to bring on Armageddon. Bush knows that the day of reckoning will very soon be upon them. I fear he will launch a war with Iran. If for no other reason, to their way of thinking, that may be the only way they see to escape the gallows. One other thing; this fool has not only disgraced the office of the President of the United States, he also has disgraced the family name. I don’t trust cornered rats. So we the people of the United States must be ever vigilant and I implore every General and Admiral of High level command to question forcefully any order from the Bush Cabal to launch an attack on Iran.
By BlueEagle, August 6, 2008 at 11:28 am Link to this comment
According to Scott Ritter (chief United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991 to 1998) , Iran could not create a nuclear bomb even if they wanted to. The raw materials in the right form are just not available inside the country.
Scott Ritter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XctgkYj5aVk
Recently, Iran has decided to no longer accept dollars for oil. They now accept gold, euros, and yen, but no dollars. Most economists would say Iran was pretty smart. The dollar is collapsing, so lets trade for more stable currencies.
By no longer accepting dollars, they are putting the dollar in jeopardy of collapsing faster. Iraq was not as much an oil war as it was a dollar war. The saber rattling towards Iran is not about oil as much as it is about the dollar as well. Countries no longer need to “buy” dollars in order to obtain oil from Iran.
The petro-dollar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uljOLFyCjjc
Yes, Iran also wants to have a nuclear program to create energy. By creating their own electrical power through the nuclear solution, they don’t need to burn their oil for energy. They can now sell/export their oil, making their country “rich”, while at the same time have plenty of energy for their businesses and citizens.
So why invade Iran. Simple… to postpone the inevitable collapse of the dollar and prop up the American Empire.
I recommend the book Petro Dollar Warfare by William Clark
By Gilgamesh, August 6, 2008 at 9:54 am Link to this comment
ahmadinejad has something that almost every american politician does not .. a spine.
By nefertiti, August 6, 2008 at 7:00 am Link to this comment
In the end , He may end up getting what he wants . the west Hates and despises the cowards and those who bow to the whitehouse, it respects those who stand their grounds . Bravo Mr Nejad , dont behave like our Arab cowards , dont listen to the Clown Ghaddafi who is almost begging you to bow to the US like they did . I know America a a lot stronger and more powerful than Iran , no doubt about that , but Iran has the right to defend itself especially that the NPT allows it the nuclear technology and enrichment at low levels . IF Iran has to fight and bring the cowards with it , so be it . At least fighting while standing instead of living on your knees like our people in the Middle East .
By hippy pam, August 6, 2008 at 6:01 am Link to this comment
I Do Not Think This Man Is Going To Lay Down For The Good Old U.S.of A.-WE ARE NO LONGER A FORCE TO BE WORRIED ABOUT-They got their own NUKES…...and if we push them TO FAR-THEY WILL USE THEM-AMERICA NO LONGER HAS THE BIGGEST PENIS IN THE BEDROOM…..
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