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Iran’s Supreme Leader Blasts Bush

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Posted on Sep 14, 2007
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Providing a sharp retort to President Bush’s Iraq war update speech on Thursday, Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei laid into Bush for his war policy and his administration’s aggressive stance toward Iran during Friday prayers, opining that Bush will be tried in an international court for his part in the Iraq debacle.


BBC:

Ayatollah Khamenei said the US had been defeated in its plan for the Middle East, and he went on to talk of the complete defeat of the United States in its plan to weaken Iran.

He said he was convinced President Bush would be tried in an international court for what he had done in Iraq—and even likened him to Hitler and Saddam Hussein.

“Americans will have to answer for why they don’t end occupation of Iraq and why waves of terrorism and insurgency have overwhelmed the country,” he said.

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By Howard, September 16, 2007 at 3:47 am Link to this comment

These Iranian leaders are serious. They cannot take care of their people, so they need a scapegoat or an imagined enemy to keep their citizens focused elsewhere instead of at home. 
So let these Iranian leaders hystericaly foment against America and Israel.  Those countries will stand strong against these fanatics.

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By Bukko in Australia, September 15, 2007 at 11:44 am Link to this comment

I’ve been saying for three years that George Bush, President Cheney and their high command should be put on trial for war crimes. It’s weird to find myself in agreement with Khamenei, who’s a vicious theocrat like Pat Robertson would be if Robertson had the power to order people killed. But just because a nasty piece of work speaks the truth doesn’t mean I’m going to stop saying it too.

As Boggs notes, the United States has been guilty of crimes against humanity for the unprovoked invasion, a million deaths and counting, plus the permanent poisoning of Iraq with dirty bombs. Americans quivered in terror when John Ashcroft lied and said Jose Padilla was planning to set off a dirty bomb, but the U.S. has done that hundreds of times in Iraq with its depleted uranium weapons. For shame!

Even if he leaves office and doesn’t declare martial law, George Bush will continue to divide America in the future. After the U.S. economy collapses and the dollar becomes worthless—it’s unwinding now!—how many international economic sanctions will America be willing to endure to protect this criminal from an arrest warrant? When the Chinese and OPEC countries say “No oil or imported goods for you unless you turn them over!” will U.S. citizens still want Secret Service agents to fight to the death to protect these evil men? Will Bush and Cheney hide from justice like Ratko Mladic and Idi Amin? Is that why Bush bought the ranch in Paraguay and Haliburton re-incorporated in Dubai—as fallback countries?

Wait for it, people—it’s going to be the equivalent to the Clinton impeachment scandal for the 2010s. Bush will issue presidential pardons for all his co-conspirators just before he leaves office—he might even resign the day before his term is up and have Cheney step in as Prez so he can pardon Bush—but he won’t be able to escape the long arm of the new Neuremberg Trials.

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By John, September 15, 2007 at 5:50 am Link to this comment
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This site is ran by people whom have left islam for good reason.
This site will provide good insight into what we are dealing with.
Please spend some time here and spread the word.
http://www.islam-watch.org/index.html

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By John, September 15, 2007 at 5:45 am Link to this comment
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This site is ran by people whom have left islam for good reason.
This site will provide good insight into what we are dealing with.
Please spend some time here and spread the word.
http://www.islam-watch.org/index.html

Here is another excelent site although it was just hacked this week by islamists and is down for now.
http://www.faithfreedom.org

faithfreedom is the work of a super individual Ali Sina.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith_Freedom_International

http://www.venusproject.com/ecs/Ali_Sina_Letter_Mankind.html

spread the word send these links to your friends

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By weather, September 15, 2007 at 4:41 am Link to this comment

The sad firm and irrevocable truth remains;before Israel, Islam was of little concern to America.

Indeed American executives and their families that lived throughout the ME were treated like near-royalty, now the media has implanted a message that foments fear and hate and does so w/precision.

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By general panzer, September 15, 2007 at 3:05 am Link to this comment
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I am so looking forward to seeing EVERY SINGLE AMERIKAN WAR CRIMINAL and AMERIKAN WAR PROFITEER and AMERIKAN WAR ENABLER and AMERIKAN WAR PROPAGANDIST and AMERIKAN WAR SUPPORTER SWINGING / FACING THE FIRING SQUAD !!!!!!!!!

THAT WILL BE A GREAT DAY FOR PLANET EARTH !!!

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By 1drees, September 14, 2007 at 10:05 pm Link to this comment
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“Iran’s Supreme Leader Blasts Bush” well all i wish is that he had actually physically done it.
or the next best thing would be that he does it in the near future.
Unfortunately there is too much ZIONISTIC PROPAGANDA GOING ON in NORTH AMERICAN MEDIA and what these perpetual LIARS dont realize is that all this is being recorded on paper or disks or etc and IT MIGHT EVEN COME BACK TO HAUNT THEM.
Another Unfortunate thing is that ONE can never get any kind of truth from the ZIONISTS and that is the reason i stopped talking to them (some of my so called Ex-friends) at all, according to my experience all one can get from ZIONISTs is LIES, LIES, then BIGGER LIES, then MORE LIES and finally PATRIOTIC LIES.
So if you love HOGWASH, they are the best friends to have.

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By 127001, September 14, 2007 at 8:59 pm Link to this comment

I’m sorry, but I’ve been saying it for months. The Twig may be the first American president to be put on trial in an International court for war crimes. It’s not a new thought once you leave U.S. borders, and the longer the Administration continues its current mentality, the more international enemies it makes. With this being said openly now, this is not good news at all ... not good for the American people.

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By boggs, September 14, 2007 at 8:25 pm Link to this comment

Todd, What we have allowed the Bush Gang to get away with is not funny!
They were allowed to plunder the treasury, waste the blood of our military, send bombs to Lebanon via Israel, kill over a million innocent Iraqis and steal their oil. We destroyed their country and filled their fertile farmland with depleted uranium.  The Iraqi people we didn’t kill will be sick or forever disabled with cancer and birth defects and after effects of guns and smart bombs, shattered arms legs and torsos.
The Bush Idiots have made us millions of enemies who will for many years want vengeance against us.
WE EARNED ALL THE HATE THAT IS UPON US.

AND NOW WE KNOW THAT IRAQ REALLY WAS ABOUT OIL.
HUNT OIL IN TEXAS JUST GOT A CONTRACT WITH THE KURDS TO DO THEIR OIL EXPLORATION AND EXPLOITATION. DOES THAT TELL YOU WHY BUSH SAYS WE NEED AN ENDURING RELATIONSHIP WITH IRAQ. (MEANING OF COURSE, AN EVERLASTING OCCUPATION!)

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By jbart, September 14, 2007 at 8:03 pm Link to this comment
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Todd,
I might be mistaken, but I think it’s a “K” as in Kumbaya.  Asshole.

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By Michael Gass, September 14, 2007 at 6:17 pm Link to this comment

There is one aspect to this that many Americans are not aware:  the clerics run Iran.

President Bush is pushing for “regime change”, but, in order to do that in Iran, not only do we have to remove the Iranian President, but remove the clerics from power as well.

Any guess on the collective Iranian response if we try it again after they lived under our imposed “Shah”?

When the clerics give their support to the Iranian President, Bush’s plans are screwed…

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By Kooshy, September 14, 2007 at 4:41 pm Link to this comment
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The fact is that the truth hearths, if any body in this country doubts that this current US administration is not war criminal they must have been listening to Fox news and CNN all the time why would they be surfing here on the Truth dig.  Based on the world opinion pulls widely published majority of the world knows this guys are war criminals based on US self created war tribunal of the Nuremberg. This are facts that you can not escape and it will hearth all the Americans me and you and you too. We can fool ourselves all the time but we can only full the very little of the time.

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By voice of truth, September 14, 2007 at 3:49 pm Link to this comment

Hey Dean - - - Funny, but I have heard Ahmadinajad say many many times that Isreal will be erased from the earth.  Now, I know that there are many non-Jews in Isreal, but I really don’t think he is talking about the Palestinians.

And yes, there are Jews in Iran, and they are persecuted beyond belief.

Facts, Facts, Facts.

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By dean, September 14, 2007 at 2:21 pm Link to this comment
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Hey Todd, if they wanted to wipe the jews from the face of the earth you moron, would not they start with the 20000+ jews who live in Iran first. Propaganda, Propaganda, Propaganda.

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By QuyTran, September 14, 2007 at 1:27 pm Link to this comment

Mr. Khamenei,

Please stop insulting Hitler and President Saddam Hussein !

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By Todd, September 14, 2007 at 12:27 pm Link to this comment
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While most of the nut jobs here will be all for putting Bush on trial and executing him (funny how, in typical liberal hypocrisy, you would be for the death penalty for Bush), even the fruit cakes at TruthDig have to laugh that this is coming from Iran.

These are the same people who want to exterminate Isreal and the Jews from the face of the Earth, force women into chattel, and pretty much remove the opportunity for free speech.

Everyone now, let’s all gather around and sing Cumbaya with our friends the Iranians!!

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