Skip to comments.Awesome Jobs: Meet Mr. Official Iranian Salute Guy!
Posted on 03/24/2010 1:08:20 AM PDT by Cindy
Note: Photos included.
SNIPPET: "In the interests of keeping you entertained, we here at Snapped Shot are always on the lookout for new and exciting things. Fortunately for you, the world has plenty of dictatorships that provide hours of source material for this kind of thing.
Which brings me to our latest topic:Highlighting some of the awesomest jobs that are created or saved by dictatorships all around the world! And since the United States seems to be headed in the direction marked "Towards Dictatorship," we figure it'd be a good thing for all Americans to be familiar with the trappings of ill-gotten power."
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Mr. Official Iranian Salute Guy...
I guess it might be a better job than the shovel ready jobs.
Thanks for the link and the rediculous pics.
I did notice that he almost always had his sunglasses on also. Only 2 pics showed him without them.
His aiguillette also looks stupid.
Shurely no one is impressed with him?
An aiguillette is an ornamental braided cord most often
most often worn on uniforms, but may also be observed on other costumes such as academic dress, where it will denote an honor. Originally, the word “aiguillette” referred to the lacing used to fasten plate armor together. As such, a knot or loop arrangement was used which sometimes hung from the shoulder.
Aiguillettes should not be confused with lanyards, which are cords also worn from the shoulder (or around the neck), but do not have the pointed aiguillette tips (see Aiguillette (ornament)) and are usually of fiber rather than gold or silver wire, and often not braided.
A series of fanciful legends has developed about the origin of aiguillettes. One account relates that when certain European troops behaved reprehensibly on the field of battle, their commander decided to hang certain of them. The troops asked to be given a chance to redeem themselves and started wearing a rope and spike about their shoulders with the promise that if they ever behaved badly again, they were ready to be hanged on the spot. It is further related that these troops covered themselves with glory thereafter. Another tale recounts that aiguillettes originated with cord and pencil worn by generals and staff officers for writing dispatches. Still another account has it that the idea is French in origin and goes back to the use of horses in battle. A general’s aide-de-camp carried a loop of cord to tie up the general’s horse during dismount. As a practical approach, the aides would loop the cord around the epaulette flap on the shoulder of their tunic. All such accounts have no basis in fact.
Further, it has been argued by gunners that the aiguillette originates with the practice of carrying a pick on a shoulder rope, with which a gun captain would clear the touch-hole of a fouled cannon. Musketeer
arguments suggest that the “tags” on the aiguillette are representations of wooden charge carriers.
Thanks for the history.
Basically this thread is a jobs created by dictators thread — just another jobs program (saved, created jobs).
Ridicule is a very powerful tool which must be part of the approach to discredit the Obozo menion.
He is worthy of our contempt and must be fully exposed for his ineptness. He is a truly evil man who intends to enslave this nation.
As his administration self destructs, we must make sure it is observed.
RecordsGate is long long overdue. When his past is visible this will all be clear.
No cloaking device can his him forever.
Did you notice that they salute with the fingers aligned with and touching the front of the temple rather than the visor of the cap. Just an observation.
The two guys saluting hold their hands differently, too. One guy has his almost horizontal, the other at about 30 degrees elevation.
I thought it was odd, but maybe the guy was getting tired.
New meme in the offing! BWAHAHAHA!
Very Clever. All Hail Obama with a salute!
I guess they will have to work a little harder to indoctrinate the Obama youth.
Hopefully today’s youth will see through their agenda.
RATS are very able bodied liars. The youth will be fooled unless we teach them the truth.
Do you spend time with “Today’s Youth?”
Not even REMOTE are the chances of them pointing anything out against Democrats. They will rock the vote for years to come.
Yes, there are some - but overwhelmingly - They are lock-step and always have been. Hell, I was when I was a kid (It was a brief time, really !) and it’s not getting any better.
The young people I’m around don’t think like that.
Friends and relatives are Christian conservatives.
Teachng the truth...very important.
The best part is you get to wear all those cool looking tassle thingies hanging from your epaulettes.
You might like this one.