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Iran issues nuclear warning to US
BBC News ^ | 5/1/05 | Frances Harrison

Posted on 05/01/2005 2:41:18 PM PDT by wagglebee

The spiritual leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has warned the United States to stay out of his country's nuclear programme.

Speaking on a tour of south-east Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei said the US was arrogant, rude and deserved a punch in the mouth.

He also said Iran's presidential elections in June would not make any difference to its nuclear policy.

The US has expressed fears Iran is trying to build nuclear weapons.

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Ayatollah Khamenei said it was not up to the US to decide which countries needed nuclear technology.

He also warned that Iran's forthcoming presidential elections were nothing to do with the Americans.

No president would dare violate the country's national interests because the people would not allow it, he said.

His comments came as Iran warned on Saturday it might resume suspended enrichment-related activities next week in defiance of an agreement that is underpinning nuclear talks with Europe.

Iran is concerned that negotiations are dragging on too long and has proposed a phased resumption of its nuclear activities.


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Ayatollah Khamenei said it was not up to the US to decide which countries needed nuclear technology.

Maybe not, but we can decide which countries have their nuclear capabilities destroyed!

1 posted on 05/01/2005 2:41:22 PM PDT by wagglebee
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To: wagglebee

Note to the Mullahs:

Remember, we have a couple of thousand warheads to your...what...two or maybe half dozen? Do ya really wann get into a p*ssing contest with someone who has a high-pressure hose against your frog's willie?


2 posted on 05/01/2005 2:46:25 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: wagglebee

Oh, but we must be nice to those Iranians.. Must pay them off so they'll do what we want.. Must appease them, lest they stop acting like a civilized nation.

Thank you, Europe, for yet again demonstrating why this is a useless exercise.


4 posted on 05/01/2005 2:48:13 PM PDT by kingu
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To: wagglebee
Ayatollah Khamenei said the US was arrogant, rude and deserved a punch in the mouth.

This from the country that has been calling us the "Great Satan" for the past 30 years. Gee, they're real experts on civility!

5 posted on 05/01/2005 2:53:48 PM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: wagglebee
No one likes us
I don't know why.
We may not be perfect
But heaven knows we try.
But all around even our old friends put us down.
Let's drop the big one and see what happens.

We give them money
But are they grateful?
No they're spiteful
And they're hateful.
They don't respect us so let's surprise them;
We'll drop the big one and pulverize them.

Now Asia's crowded
And Europe's too old.
Africa's far too hot,
And Canada's too cold.
And South America stole our name.
Let's drop the big one; there'll be no one left to blame us.

Bridge:
We'll save Australia;
Don't wanna hurt no kangaroo.
We'll build an all-American amusement park there;
They've got surfing, too.

Well, boom goes London,
And boom Paris.
More room for you
And more room for me.
And every city the whole world round
Will just be another American town.
Oh, how peaceful it'll be;
We'll set everybody free;
You'll have Japanese kimonos, baby,
There'll be Italian shoes for me.
They all hate us anyhow,
So let's drop the big one now.
Let's drop the big one now.
6 posted on 05/01/2005 2:54:59 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: cougor

Bombing them might not be the best method.. We're still taking flack over bombing Japan. Perhaps a limited resumption of nuclear testing of above ground explosions.. But to avoid violating the test ban treaty, let's do it in Iran. They have plenty of land not being presently used, and gosh, those unmarked unidentified installations would likely make a good staging ground.

Fifty megatons would make an excellent start.


7 posted on 05/01/2005 2:55:43 PM PDT by kingu
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To: cougor

8 posted on 05/01/2005 2:55:58 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: wagglebee
Hey, far@face, Ayatollah Khamenei, if you aren't careful we could move North. It would be a two day war, nuthead.
9 posted on 05/01/2005 2:57:40 PM PDT by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: kingu
We're still taking flack over bombing Japan>

No pain, no gain.

I'd rather take a little flack, then take a dose of radation.

10 posted on 05/01/2005 3:02:40 PM PDT by softwarecreator (Facts are to liberals as holy water is to vampires)
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To: wagglebee

"Speaking on a tour of south-east Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei said the US was arrogant, rude and deserved a punch in the mouth. "

Sounds like this nutjob is describing himself.


13 posted on 05/01/2005 3:07:29 PM PDT by ZULU (Fear the government which fears your guns. God, guts, and guns made America great.)
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To: cougor

14 posted on 05/01/2005 3:07:31 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: billorites

"Political Science". I love that song.


15 posted on 05/01/2005 3:08:05 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: kingu

The only reason we are taking flack over Japan is due to the peace loving liberals. We need someone honest enough to stand up and say, too bad, maybe no one else will be foolish enough to mess with us, because they will get the same.


16 posted on 05/01/2005 3:09:41 PM PDT by lolhelp
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To: wagglebee

Does any one here really think that America has the stomach for an exchange of even a single nuclear device? Not a chance. Not even if one was detonated on American soil and hundreds of thousands of Americans died.

If the terrorists detonate a WMD in this country, especially a nuclear device, that kills tens of thousands of Americans, as they attempted to kill on 911, or even better, hundreds of thousands of Americans, they win. The world will view it as a poetic justice for Hiroshima and Nagasaki against the Imperialist Americans. They will all say we had it coming.

Americans don't have the stomach to use a nuclear weapon, ever, on anyone, for any reason. Doing so would be political suicide.

Remember, that virtually half of the country voted for a lying, traitorous, opportunist, cowardly and worthless sack of shit.

(sigh)


17 posted on 05/01/2005 3:14:40 PM PDT by Search4Truth (When a man lies he murders some part of the world.)
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To: wagglebee
"Speaking on a tour of south-east Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei said the US was arrogant, rude and deserved a punch in the mouth. "

That worked out so well for al-Qaeda and the Taliban. Good luck with that.

18 posted on 05/01/2005 3:16:57 PM PDT by elfman2 (Please disregard any information in this post.)
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To: Search4Truth
"Does any one here really think that America has the stomach for an exchange of even a single nuclear device? Not a chance. Not even if one was detonated on American soil and hundreds of thousands of Americans died. "

You don’t know America.

19 posted on 05/01/2005 3:19:04 PM PDT by elfman2 (Please disregard any information in this post.)
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To: Search4Truth
"Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord". Were that to happen here, vengeance would merely be a jumping off point for Americans.

Sir, you know not of which you speak.

20 posted on 05/01/2005 3:22:53 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: wagglebee
U.S. liberals will stand back till something happens.
It's either you did not prevent an attack, or you launched a pre-emptive strike, it does not make a difference.
There will be congressional hearings chaired or better steered by Democrats.
Guilt, it's proven without doubt, you failed by either:
1) Too hasty in defending the country with strikes disguised as preemptive defense.
Or:
2) Hesitating in spite of certain intelligence by allowing an attack on this country.
Conclusion of Democrat steered congressional hearings: Neglect.
Confirmation and proof supplied by: Main Stream Media.
21 posted on 05/01/2005 3:36:15 PM PDT by hermgem
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To: Search4Truth
Does any one here really think that America has the stomach for an exchange of even a single nuclear device?

How is your fallout shelter holding up, tovarisch?

22 posted on 05/01/2005 3:39:38 PM PDT by RightWhale (These problems would not exist if we had had a moon base all along)
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To: elfman2

Do not underestimate G.W.
He will not listen to polls in doing what he knows needs to be done.


23 posted on 05/01/2005 3:39:46 PM PDT by hermgem
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To: pbrown
"Political Science". I love that song.

Randy Newman's satire has aged well.

24 posted on 05/01/2005 3:56:50 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: RightWhale

"How is your fallout shelter holding up, tovarisch?"

It's kinda of small, with all the rations and the armory vault and all. Gotta get the ham radio setup though.

Guns before butter.


25 posted on 05/01/2005 3:57:02 PM PDT by Search4Truth (When a man lies he murders some part of the world.)
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To: lolhelp

What is with all this flack over Japan lately? I was watching a show on the history channel (liberal liars tool)regarding Einstein and not once did they mention Japan provoking us to bomb them? Not once was Pearl Harbor mentioned. It really ticked me off, again the are rewriting history. I wonder how long it will be before we apologize for committing that atrocity /sarcasm


26 posted on 05/01/2005 4:05:29 PM PDT by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: wagglebee
The time to act is all too short -- it would have been better in my opinion to act earlier, but let that pass -- the important thing is that we act and the sooner the better.

This dillydallying while we let the Europeans try to find another Munich with these madmen is unwise in my opinion.

27 posted on 05/01/2005 4:07:02 PM PDT by snowsislander
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To: Search4Truth
"How is your fallout shelter holding up, tovarisch?"

It's kinda of small, with all the rations and the armory vault and all. Gotta get the ham radio setup though.

Touche'

28 posted on 05/01/2005 4:17:50 PM PDT by ScreamingFist (Peace through Ignorance)
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To: snowsislander; Search4Truth; lolhelp
A lot of people may think that the American public will not be supportive of a war against Iran, but I don't agree. I think that many Americans will always view the 1979-1981 hostage crisis as one of the most humiliating events in American history, and in the eyes of most Americans NOTHING has ever been done to pay back Iran for that.

However, I think that all of this may soon become a moot point. I believe that Israel is probably a lot closer to taking out Iran's nuclear capabilities than we realize. The Israelis know that they are the ones who have the most to fear if the Islamofascists get nukes and they aren't going to sit there quietly and do nothing.

29 posted on 05/01/2005 4:19:48 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: wagglebee

God I lve that one!! LOL


30 posted on 05/01/2005 4:23:38 PM PDT by Americanexpat (A strong democracy through citizen oversight.)
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To: wagglebee

You are of course correct. Please pardon my discouraging post. I lost confidence; only for a moment though.

Don't ya just hate liberals?


31 posted on 05/01/2005 4:25:29 PM PDT by Search4Truth (When a man lies he murders some part of the world.)
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To: Search4Truth

Plus we need to remember that Bush doesn't govern by opinion polls, he does what he knows is right, and if we nuked Tehran it wouldn't matter how upset the leftists were, it would be too late.


32 posted on 05/01/2005 4:29:05 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: kingu
And how many Persian children just might there be under those little nuclear bombs that you mention ?
33 posted on 05/01/2005 4:32:22 PM PDT by Red Sea Swimmer (Tisha5765Bav)
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To: billorites
Randy Newman's satire has aged well

Indeed it has. I think it is a perfect song for the times. To those who haven't heard...they should. It's a gas.

34 posted on 05/01/2005 4:43:03 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: Search4Truth
Remember, that virtually half of the country voted for a lying, traitorous, opportunist, cowardly and worthless sack of shit.

That was 1992.
35 posted on 05/01/2005 4:52:48 PM PDT by Bars4Bill
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To: Red Sea Swimmer
And how many Persian children just might there be under those little nuclear bombs that you mention ?

Probably fewer children than were under those planes that flew into the World Trade Center or the Pentagon. Nearly the same number of children as those who have been within a mile of a suicide bomber. And?

See, that's a great mentality - oh, yes, let's not do anything, because we might hurt someone innocent. Right - we've learned what happens with those types of rules; the innocent suffer while the guilty continue to hide behind the 'innocent.' Stuff that; if their country declares war upon us (done innumerable times by Iran so far) then it is the duty of the non combatants and their families to get the heck out of the way.

I'll feel some regret over the bombings of Dresden or Nagasaki - mostly because they were forced to bring reality back to the equation. But if you're telling me that those events should never have occurred because there were children present - well, bull. The Iranians fund terrorists and semi-military groups that don't give a rat's about if someone is innocent or not. The civilian population is in the middle, and if there is any question, just go take a stroll over to Beslan and ask the families there if children aren't already targets by these death cults.

If Iran wants to persist in funding terrorism, offering such flowery prose as what can be found on their official websites, etc, then no, I don't care how many children might be living within a hundred miles of these locations.

Maybe it might just be what is needed to get parents of Persian children to stand up and say 'enough of this madness, go sit in a cell like Saddam.' The Lebanese figured that out, and Syria's forces are now on their side of the border.
36 posted on 05/01/2005 4:52:57 PM PDT by kingu
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To: Red Sea Swimmer
And how many Persian children just might there be under those little nuclear bombs that you mention ?

Probably the same amount of little American children. But, we aren't saber rattlin' they are threatening. Ours would be in retaliation. Totally different.

37 posted on 05/01/2005 4:53:46 PM PDT by processing please hold (Islam and Christianity do not mix ----9-11 taught us that)
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To: wagglebee
If the Great Satan interferes with Iran's nuclear program the streets of America's cities will run red with blood.

Mainly because if we wipe out Iran we'll end up using Koreans for cabbies.

38 posted on 05/01/2005 4:56:26 PM PDT by Feckless
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To: kingu

The terrorists came to kill tens of thousands of Americans on 911. Because of their inbred stupidity, they managed to kill just under 3,500. We will never know for sure how many. But you don't hear much about the real scale of cold blooded murder they had planned for us.

Had the terrorist had their way on 911, they would have knocked those buildings down, with everyone inside them, on top of streets full of thousands of pedestrians. They would have also destroyed the Capital building and the Whitehouse. They would have killed tens of thousands of innocent American civilians.

These Islamic savages are dead serious. They've made that perfectly clear. We should be dead serious in our dealings with them.


39 posted on 05/01/2005 5:12:10 PM PDT by Search4Truth (When a man lies he murders some part of the world.)
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To: Search4Truth
"Remember, that virtually half of the country voted for a lying, traitorous, opportunist, cowardly and worthless sack of shit."

How many voted for him the second time? LOL!

40 posted on 05/01/2005 5:18:53 PM PDT by monkeywrench
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To: wagglebee
So, it's not up to the U.S. to decide who has nuclear weapons or not.

It was up to Bill Clinton and his Crew to decide what countries received our top secret info. I believe China was one, which in turn gave the info to N. Korea and Iran and Lord knows who else.

Democrats are traitors. Democrats are Communists.

41 posted on 05/01/2005 5:33:02 PM PDT by auggy (http://home.bellsouth.net/p/PWP-DownhomeKY /// Check out My USA Photo album & Fat Files)
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To: wagglebee

You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Then who the hell else are you talkin' to? You talkin' to me? Well I'm the only one here. Who do you think you're talking to? Oh yeah? Huh? Ok.

A Iraqi Dictator once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.
42 posted on 05/01/2005 5:58:31 PM PDT by TheForceOfOne (Liberals = Vampires, Sucking the life out of America while lurking in the darkness.)
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To: Red Sea Swimmer
And how many Persian children just might there be under those little nuclear bombs that you mention?

If you think they are building a bomb for fun you are wrong. Their leaders have already said that terrorist should use one if they wish. They also support terrorist and their actions and I am sure that it just a matter of time before they sell one to the terrorists. Then you can ask how many American children were in NY when it went off.
43 posted on 05/01/2005 6:01:53 PM PDT by jec41 (Screaming Eagle)
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To: wagglebee

Your comment about Israel begs the question -why have not they already acted to eliminate the threat?


44 posted on 05/01/2005 6:08:39 PM PDT by buckalfa
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To: buckalfa

My guess would be that the US has urged them not to act against Iran; if history is any sort of a guide, Israel will comply with America until they decide the matter is too critical and then act.


45 posted on 05/01/2005 6:13:29 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: Search4Truth

Sadly, I have to agree with you.


46 posted on 05/01/2005 6:17:25 PM PDT by MrLee
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To: buckalfa
The lines from the Diana Ross song "Chain Reaction" come to mind...Big bombs going off in the Middle East may just set off some very nasty chain reactions. (I am using childish language, because so much of the present actions by certain "leaders" is actually quite dangerously adolescent, if not insanely infantile. The "Adults who are still children" with their fingers on the triggers need to grow up pronto.)

I used to think the intelligence services of the various Western Nations were made up of brilliant people, but now I am not so sure.

The Israelis and the Iranians must make peace. Driving from Jerusalem to Tehran, in an air-conditioned car of course, would be quite fun.

47 posted on 05/01/2005 6:19:40 PM PDT by Red Sea Swimmer (Tisha5765Bav)
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To: wagglebee
Why can't the Israelis, Iranians or Americans negotiate their way out of this impasse ?

Why can't they find anyone with the necessary qualities to do this ?

Are all the parties trying hard enough ?
48 posted on 05/01/2005 6:22:52 PM PDT by Red Sea Swimmer (Tisha5765Bav)
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To: Red Sea Swimmer

There is nothing to "negotiate." It is absolutely unacceptable for Iran to have nuclear weapons.


49 posted on 05/01/2005 6:25:10 PM PDT by wagglebee ("We are ready for the greatest achievements in the history of freedom." -- President Bush, 1/20/05)
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To: wagglebee
Can Iran have Nuclear Power to develop their nation or should they act like poor little Oliver Twist and walk up to the Western Nations head table and meekly ask..."Please sir, can I have some more ?"
50 posted on 05/01/2005 6:31:03 PM PDT by Red Sea Swimmer (Tisha5765Bav)
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