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Originally posted by RDR17
Some of you people drive me crazy!!! It's as though the people of Iran don't deserve their freedom. My wife is from Iran, so this is a big issue for me and my family. I voted for Obama, but his weak response to this situation has broken my heart. Not one word on the desire for human beings to live in freedom. Sad.
It's not a march towards war. If anything the media has been severely lacking on the issues of the Iranian people. They perpetuate a stereotype of the country and the people. Iranians want peace, and they want their freedom.
[edit on 27-6-2009 by RDR17]
Originally posted by Zosynspiracy
reply to post by Zosynspiracy
The people of America fought for their freedoms with violence and guns and weapons. The Iranians need to pull their head out of their asses. Peaceful protests and throwing rocks aren't going to do #. Grow up Iranians and get some balls. It's going to take more than a bunch of 20 year olds in designer jeans throwing rocks to earn freedom.
Originally posted by NovusOrdoMundi
The elite have slated China as the United States' economic superpower replacement. While one nation is on it's way up, the other is on it's way down. There cannot be a balance; It's counter productive to what they hope to accomplish.
Comparing the rigged elections in Iran to the far-more legitimate elections in some of the countries which your quoted source listed is laughable at best. For starters, the elections in Iran, if not outright fixed, were illegitimate based on the fact that so many potential candidates are barred from running simply because of their opposition to the government, among other things.
Even if the election of Ahmadinejad was fair (relatively speaking, that is), it was still awfully suspicious of the Iranian government to announce that the MILLIONS of PAPER BALLOTS had been counted only hours after the polls closed and that Ahmadinejad was victorious.
Furthermore, the media doesn't need to demonize a regime that is already about as evil as one can get. We're talking about an unelected gang of mullahs who oppress their people and are hell-bent on the destruction and elimination of the states of Israel and America. They preach as much in weekly sermons and are not shy about it. Additionally, they are the largest state sponsor of terrorism in the world.
They train and arm terrorists as well as sanction, plan, fund, implement and praise their attacks. They are undoubtedly responsible for terror attacks committed against the United States overseas and have links to several more.
In closing, if all reasonable efforts fail to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, I fully support military action in the form of targeted strikes. This will not be a repeat of Iraq. This will include a legitimate coalition of the willing with the top powers of the region and the world (excluding Russia and China) sanctioning these strikes, if not taking part in them directly themselves. Iran cannot and must not have these weapons.
Originally posted by LazyninjaIt was either Kissinger or a Rockafeller/Rothchild who praised the Chinese economic model, and expressed a wish for the US to adopt the same model.