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Beck, Palin & Clear Denial: It must be very hard for White America to sleep these nights!
The Iranian ^ | September 1, 2010 | Bruce Behrouz Bahmani

Posted on 09/02/2010 3:03:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He needs this....


51 posted on 09/02/2010 4:18:38 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Having read a good portion of this “piece”, let me say that the author has a misconception about many Americans. That is, he feels they should “care” about the rest of the world. The actual truth is that Americans, like most other folk around the world, “care” about their situation first.

It is not that we begrudge the rest of the world a good life, let them work for it as we’ve done (and our predecessors have done). It will all work out.

In the meantime, we need to return to the idea of “American exceptionalism”, it is important and timely.


52 posted on 09/02/2010 4:18:41 PM PDT by PreciousLiberty (In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they're not.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Never would have guessed that he writes comic books.


53 posted on 09/02/2010 4:21:36 PM PDT by crazyhorse691 (Now that the libs are in power dissent is not only unpatriotic, but, it is also racist.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Poor feller. Grew up in Iran and now lives in San Francisco. How can you blame him for having a sick mind with no grasp of any decent morals.


54 posted on 09/02/2010 5:34:42 PM PDT by CynicalBear
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

His whole rant just shows that “brown” cannot make it without “white’s” money, and, therefore, white’s themselves.


55 posted on 09/02/2010 9:00:08 PM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: mowowie
When the black Africans took over South Africa from the dutch, they stole their lands that fed the whole country and exported food and the natives that took over the farms don't know how to farm and the country is on the edge of starvation....

Skin color does not denote superior knowledge, they thought if the white man can do it so can the black man....problem is the Dutch had been there 300 years and knew how to use the land. Most of the white Africans were murdered, men women and children by the black natives....but of course all the countries boycotted South Africa when it was a dutch government and now they don't care about the natives lack of food now.

The self righteous destroyed a prosperous country because they are themselves racist and see only color..

The dutch government themselves turned over the country due to unrest and boycotts. The smart one's left, and there aren't too many dutch Africans left in the country....just my humble opinion based on what I have read....

It was illegal to buy Krugerrands /sp. a funny side effect is that when Coleman Young was mayor of Detroit he got caught with a trunk full of them....oops

56 posted on 09/04/2010 9:52:29 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
As a result of the responses on this thread, I contacted the author Bruce Bahmani to let him know the people on this thread did not appreciate his article or opinions and sent him those responses wishing him the same 'good night's sleep'. After a few exchanged emails I invited him to freerepublic, at his request, perhaps to respond? For the record, I do not agree with his opinion article and told him so but his responses to me, via email, were civil and articulate. (though some of his email responses to freepers here on the thread were not always kind) I think you, and others, might be hearing from him here.

I have never contacted an author of a posted article until this time and I did so because I felt him was so terribly wrong in his logic and thinking.

57 posted on 09/17/2010 9:34:24 AM PDT by Boxsford (God Is.)
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To: Boxsford

Thanks to boxsford for a healthy response to my article on Iranian.com. IRDC is the most anti Islamic Republic of Iran website, banned by the Iranian government because it exposes the many crimes of Iran against it’s own people, never mind the fraud it is perpetrating in the world. So I am by no means islamic, shiite, or a sympathizer of the regime.

That being said, I think many who overreacted to my article which was in reaction to another fraud I observed, namely the Beck ratings raising ploy, and Palin’s glom-on wannabe, moneymaker, and 2012 moves.

The fault in my opinion lies at the feet of what I called “White America”.

It is utterly dumbfounding to me that in a model of democracy, the White majority (85% of the US is still white in spite of what you think you see in the inner cities), has abdicated it;s involvement in voting and politics, allowing the kinds of policies we have seen, especially recently to get past scrutiny, never mind stopping them from their disastrous path.

My piece was a wake up call to what could happen when you let the Becks, Palins, (and now apparently the Rove’s) govern the roost. In my opinion, as an objective un-tainted outside observer, these cock-a-doodle-doos have nothing in common with what is simply the right thing to do.

But they do remind me a lot of how back home in what used to be the “Good Iran” Khomeini, Rafsanjani, and Ahmadinejad betrayed the Iranian people with promises and fakery that ended up showing nothing more that contempt for the people who merely wanted freedom from an oppressive (US puppet) Shah.

Just as Iranians then were “played”, I noticed the same deja-vu familiar body language of lies, and false promises of Beck and Palin posing with strategically sniffed sniffles and alligator tears of pseudo-patriotism. Rove’s recent comments, literally spun my head and took me back to an almost exact similar comment by a politician who was later executed by the right-wing-extremist faction who finally took power in Iran, as soon as Khomeini died and could no longer block them. Yes, Khomeini in hind-sight, was the moderate cleric!

Additionally because white America has been asleep at the wheel, things have become all to easy for immigrants who as you can see in California if you take a driver’s test in over 15 languages, don’t even have to learn passable English. When I go to a store owned by an undoubtedly hard working American dream seeking immigrant, if I can’t understand what they are saying, it is me who must apologize, or be embarrassed. WTF?

Instead of taking the reins and guiding the immigrants who are flocking to the US because of the continued bad US foreign policies (you allow by being silent) that makes staying “back home” impossible, I have seen a xenophobia build up against immigrants. Which in a post Hitler, Apartheid, Khmer Rouge, Balkan ethnic cleansing world, is utterly retarded. Never mind un-American. I keep waiting for John Wayne to walk over and punch someone out for beating the Apache who dared ask for a drink at the bar!

Here is an example of the kind of conservative thought and pragmatism I am suggesting, namely that Sorry, we cannot afford (fiscal conservatism) to print 17 different versions of a driver’s license test, so you need to take a class (Good for English language business growth and job creation) and learn the language of your new home, if you want to drive or run a business in the US.

This is an example of my call to you guys (assuming most here are conservative and part of the majority white who I claim have been asleep since Reagan).

Barring this kind of “NO we can’t afford that” and others like it, from the 85% majority in the US, the only alternative I suggested was that you are all going to have to learn to love lamb.

Yes it was said with a lot of disdain, and not too little irony.

Hope this clears my point up.


58 posted on 09/18/2010 12:05:04 PM PDT by bozkuhi
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Boy Oh Boy the world sure has changed for them! What used to be a porcelain complexioned rosy cheeked European immigrant, has shockingly morphed into a range of brown and yellow skinned slant and slit eyed, bushy and dark browed, beard and mustachioed horde of freaking heathens!

Bruce, you forgot to stick out your tongue, roll your eyes and wag your your fingers. Childish petulance isn't complete without the proper punctuation.

59 posted on 09/18/2010 12:13:49 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: bozkuhi; Boxsford

You have a very, very strange point of view, bozkuhi. It resembles that of politicians who consider much of America “flyover country”.


60 posted on 09/18/2010 12:19:33 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds like a couple of thousand words to say, “We will bury you.”


61 posted on 09/18/2010 12:19:43 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am Derek Fenton! (me) Enjoying freedom ourselves requires tolerating it for others. (Jedidah))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; IowaHawk

Hawk, this is you, isn’t it?


62 posted on 09/18/2010 12:21:57 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?)...Richard Frank DeCamp, 11/13/34-9/15/10, R.I.P.)
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To: arasina

It was intended as an attention getting wake up call.


63 posted on 09/18/2010 4:00:23 PM PDT by bozkuhi
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To: bozkuhi

A big welcome to FreeRepublic!! Good to see you here!


64 posted on 09/20/2010 3:08:19 PM PDT by Boxsford (God Is.)
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Thanks, I am here to take my punishment and/or dole it out if necessary!


65 posted on 09/20/2010 3:54:09 PM PDT by bozkuhi
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