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By Mbadger, July 1, 2009 at 9:27 am Link to this comment
lol genius cartoon
By nefesh, June 20, 2009 at 2:57 pm Link to this comment
It’s not about stolen elections - that was just the catalyst, the spark - it’s a revolution, and it’s on…
Tehran today - near the end of this raw footage, a protester is shot dead - fuck Twitter, this is as fundamental as it gets - the peoples’ uprising and the beginning of the end of a vicious regime.
Again, more raw footage from Tehran today - as thousands defy the regime again. The regime may not topple from these expressions of popular rage against the oppression, but it is the beginning of the end.
By Mayponce, June 20, 2009 at 2:14 pm Link to this comment
Nafresh-the reason for the lack of the feigned outrage over Iran-popular amongst Zionist like yourself-is because US taxpayers do not support the government of Iran-while as you are well aware they do support Israel as well as the killing of civilians in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, etc.
But I expect you understand all that quite well.
I could give two shits what goes on in Iran, or anywhere else that doesn’t directly involve my tax dollars. It’s their country, they can do what they like. Maybe the US media should pay as much attention to healthcare/single payer, US wars of aggression, torture, drug war, etc as they do to the goings on in another sovereign nation. It’s really none of our fucking business what they do.
For anyone in the US to talk shit about stolen elections and the beating of peaceful protestors is the height of hubris-in other words-no big surprise.
This bullshit in Iran is just more CIA meddling. Anyone with half a brain knows this to be true. This whole Twitter-bullshit was set up from the get go-including the media-frenzy of free advertising about Twitter that led up to this shit-is about having a good excuse for Israel/US to bomb Iran.
After all-we’re just bombing them to help the poor Twitter/revolutionaries….
By nefesh, June 20, 2009 at 12:50 pm Link to this comment
The prevailing sentiment from most of the regular comment contributors is that of indifference, at best, to the huge drama unfolding right now in Iran. One would think that a classic uprising of the people against a gestapo-insulated unelected permanent clerical dictatorship would rally true Progressives and those who use the mantra of “Speaking Truth To Power”, but here the ayatollah and Ahmadinejad are the heroes. What does that say about the usual editorial slant on these pages that such mindsets choose to roost here?
By nefesh, June 19, 2009 at 10:57 am Link to this comment
I’m really sick of people in the US talking about the “twitter revolution” in Iran. I especially hate when it’s US liberals who would NEVER get off their asses and away from their computers to protest anything in their own country. They’d never face down tear gas or baton-wielding thugs at home. Some of these liberals (you know who you are) were poo-pooing activists protesting at the Republican and Democratic Conventions and scorn activism in general. This whole commentary about the “twitter revolution” when it comes from these lizards is narcissistic crap.
All fine and dandy, Jeremy, but do you or do you not support the people of Iran as they rise up against the repressive Islamist regime of Khameini and Ahmadinejad?
By Russian Paul, June 19, 2009 at 7:16 am Link to this comment
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