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Six Iranians Arrested for Being ‘Happy’
INN ^ | 5/21/2014, 10:34 AM | Ari Yashar

Posted on 05/21/2014 1:48:49 AM PDT by Olog-hai

In the West it would be considered an innocuous albeit amateur tribute video to singer Pharrell Williams’ massively popular song “Happy.” But in Iran, a video of six men and unveiled women dancing in Tehran to hit song was enough to be arrested over.

“Sol Production” posted the tribute video on Monday to YouTube, which has already garnered nearly 40,000 views. Iranian police wasted no time in tracking down the happy Iranians, arresting them on Tuesday according to Al Arabiya. …

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TOPICS: Local News; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: iran; rop
“An Islamic regime must be serious in every field. There are no jokes in Islam. There is no humor in Islam. There is no fun in Islam. There can be no fun and joy in whatever is serious.” — Khomeini, 1979
1 posted on 05/21/2014 1:48:49 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
The Devil:
2 posted on 05/21/2014 2:50:34 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Olog-hai; All
As A. Lincoln said, "To kill a bad law, enforce it rigidly/harshly."

3 posted on 05/21/2014 3:15:24 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? :-)
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To: Olog-hai

Tehran police chief: “[A] vulgar clip that hurts public chastity.”

No surprise that happy feet get you arrested in a fun place such as Iran. After all, this is the Muzzie regime that wants nukes to use on Israel and the U.S.


4 posted on 05/21/2014 3:17:18 AM PDT by twister881
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To: twister881

“this is the Muzzie regime that wants nukes to use on Israel and the U.S.”

I’ll lay odds the first use of nukes in the middle east will be between two Muslim states. They talk incessantly about Israel. But the ones in the know don’t fear Israel. Israel could have vaporized them with impunity for the last thirty years and hasn’t. The first use will be Shia against Sunni.


5 posted on 05/21/2014 3:37:50 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Olog-hai

Muslims are not against happiness per se.

They are happy to bomb.

Happy to stab.

Happy to shoot.

Happy to behead.

These are the things that make a good muslim happy.


6 posted on 05/21/2014 3:58:07 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Olog-hai

Happpiness has been pretty much illegal in the US for the past six years, as well.


7 posted on 05/21/2014 4:26:46 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Olog-hai

I saw the video on Fox and Friends this AM. One of those girls was hot (for an Iranian). Maybe because she didn’t have a sheet over her head.


8 posted on 05/21/2014 4:31:34 AM PDT by McGruff (What if I told you your leaders were lying to you?)
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To: Jack Hammer

Yeah we have our own Mullah in charge over here.


9 posted on 05/21/2014 5:46:16 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: Olog-hai

Morality Police, front and center!


10 posted on 05/21/2014 6:10:53 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Gen.Blather
"The first use will be Shia against Sunni."


11 posted on 05/21/2014 6:12:44 AM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: Olog-hai

What a grim life to lead.


12 posted on 05/21/2014 6:38:21 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Olog-hai

The mainstream media is far and ride with this story...seems they like the song. :(

While Iranian’s are hung from construction cranes in town squares weekly for aposty, homosexuality, crimes we would consider relative minor, etc. Mass media indignation...not so much.


13 posted on 05/21/2014 7:36:26 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Gen.Blather
You might be correct about that — Iran has long wanted to destroy its Sunni adversaries. And the Supreme Ash-hauler running the place is bat**** crazy enough to do it.
14 posted on 05/21/2014 9:52:20 AM PDT by twister881
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To: McGruff

Yes, all the dancers have good moves, and the femals are pretty much NOT GUILTY. A lot of attractive Persian women; too bad their country is AFU.


15 posted on 05/21/2014 9:59:31 AM PDT by twister881
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To: McGruff

Sheesh...”females”


16 posted on 05/21/2014 10:01:18 AM PDT by twister881
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To: Olog-hai
From the Supreme Ash-hauler: “All leave and liberty are canceled until morale improves.”
17 posted on 05/21/2014 10:09:43 AM PDT by twister881
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To: Olog-hai

So what did they do to the Shiny People?


18 posted on 05/21/2014 10:10:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: McGruff

Persian women are gorgeous.


19 posted on 05/21/2014 10:10:59 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Olog-hai
Guess Albert is still looking.


20 posted on 05/21/2014 10:12:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

21 posted on 05/21/2014 10:34:32 AM PDT by McGruff (What if I told you your leaders were lying to you?)
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To: McGruff

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/lovely.wav


22 posted on 05/21/2014 6:41:49 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Fitzy_888; All

Pharrell Williams - Happy (Official Music Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6Sxv-sUYtM

It certainly is a happy song!


23 posted on 05/21/2014 6:43:47 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

One of my favorite songs. It’s hard to believe that those guys got arrested for making a music video. What a stunted society they live in.


24 posted on 05/21/2014 7:08:04 PM PDT by Cloverfarm
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