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IRAN: In a rock fight, 10,000 protestors win.
Tehran News BBC ^ | June 21, 2009 | Jeff Head

Posted on 06/21/2009 12:57:50 PM PDT by Jeff Head


Riot Police attempt to hold the line and then start falling back.


Riot Police retreat as protestors advance, and then the Polic break and run as protestors chase

Please watch the video showing this.

In a rock fight 10,000 protestors win

"There is only one force of history that can break the reign of hatred and resentment, and expose the pretensions of tyrants, and reward the hopes of the

decent and tolerant, and that is the force of human freedom.

"All who live in tyranny and hopelessness can know: The United States will not ignore your oppression, or excuse your oppressors. When you stand for your liberty, we will

stand with you.

"Democratic reformers facing repression, prison or exile can know: America sees you for who you are -- the future leaders of your free country.

"The rulers of outlaw regimes can know that we still believe as Abraham Lincoln did: "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under the rule

of a just God, cannot long retain it."

George W. Bush Jan 2005


WARNING:GRAPHIC:

Young Woman (Neda) shot to death in Terhran. 6/20/2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjQxq5N--Kc

Crowd Hunting Basij, Man shot. 6/20/2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYaL4mA-bSY


RUNNING BATTLES IN TEHRAN

URGENT: HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT IRANIAN PROTESTORS RIGHT NOW...ON TWITTER

AMERICANS SUPPORTING IRAN LIBERTY

AMERICANS DON'T NEED OBAMA SPEAKING FOR THEM, WE'RE FREE AND CAN SPEAK FOR OURSELVES

You can follow me on twitter if you want.http://www.twitter.com/Jeff_Head

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: endmullahrule; freeiran; greenrevolution; iran; iranliberty; iranviolence2009; policeflee; riot; rioters; studentmovement
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FYI...I am telling the Iranians on twitter to remember this: When the bullets start flying more thickly, then should you win your liberty vow to NEVER AGAIN be disarmed. 80 million armed Americans means there will be no Basij in America, ever.
1 posted on 06/21/2009 12:57:51 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: Noumenon; joanie-f; Dukie; Squantos; JohnHuang2; RobFromGa; k.trujillo; Travis McGee; ...

FYI


2 posted on 06/21/2009 12:58:44 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

Whats crazy is that if the protesters bring down the Mullahs, the media will try to credit it to Obama.


3 posted on 06/21/2009 12:59:51 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <----go there now,----> tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Jeff Head

Rcok fight??
That’s HUGH and SERIES!


4 posted on 06/21/2009 1:01:47 PM PDT by pillut48 (CJ in TX --"God help us all, and God help America!!" --my new mantra for the next 4 years)
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To: pillut48

Ooooo, that’s one fast admin mod!!


5 posted on 06/21/2009 1:02:16 PM PDT by pillut48 (CJ in TX --"God help us all, and God help America!!" --my new mantra for the next 4 years)
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To: pillut48

Hehehe...I don’t know what you are talking about. Check the title again. LOL! Thanks Admin Mod!


6 posted on 06/21/2009 1:04:32 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: pillut48
YEH...WHO WAS THE PARTY POOPER WHO RANG HIS BELL.
I wouldn't have clicked on a rock fight but I couldn't resist a Rcok Fight
7 posted on 06/21/2009 1:05:09 PM PDT by tubebender (I just discovered where all my lost tag lines went...)
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To: GeronL
We can't let them tell that lie. We need (and our reps and Fox-who already is-needs) to put the truth out there right now.

George Bush's legacy and fight endures in the Mid East, despite, and in spite of Obama, and THAT is Obama's real dilema.

It was George Bush's policy of direct engagement and support of liberty that has led to the people of Iran seeing the measure of freedom now established on both sides of them in Iraq and Afghjanistan...and desiring it for themselves.

Obama cannot possibly go too far in recognizing that, or he absolutely repudiates himself and his entire foreign policy.

8 posted on 06/21/2009 1:05:53 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

Do we really know where Mousavi stands or would he simply be a slightly-less anti-American Iranian leader? The Mooo-lahs have to go either way. Barry’s silence is deafening.


9 posted on 06/21/2009 1:09:00 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: Jeff Head

This couldn’t happen here. What city has 10,000 rocks available?


10 posted on 06/21/2009 1:13:07 PM PDT by Misterioso (Civilization is the process of setting man free from men. -- Ayn Rand)
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To: Jeff Head
Actually, more than one of the talking heads on FOX keeps praising Obama for his “harsh words”

Come on, Obama is being dragged, kicking and screaming, into this.

Obama is on the side of Hamas!

11 posted on 06/21/2009 1:14:04 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Misterioso

This couldn’t happen here. What city has 10,000 rocks available?

ALL of them. They’re just labeled “Winchester.”


12 posted on 06/21/2009 1:19:37 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: Jeff Head

Bump!


13 posted on 06/21/2009 1:20:24 PM PDT by fanfan (Why did they bury Barry's past?)
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To: Jeff Head

Iranians - proving once again why they are the cream of the Muslim world......

No other Islamic Republic can match them for intellect, cleverness, work ethic, courage or the beauty of their women..

NONE.

Actually - far too many Western Industrialized nations couldn’t measure up to the Iranian youth....


14 posted on 06/21/2009 1:23:46 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Touché.


15 posted on 06/21/2009 1:25:20 PM PDT by Misterioso (Civilization is the process of setting man free from men. -- Ayn Rand)
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To: Misterioso

BYOR

“Bring Your Own Rocks”

I’m ready.


16 posted on 06/21/2009 1:25:46 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Once a Republic, Now a State, Still Texas)
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To: Jeff Head

History is being made. Very brave of those rock throwers, knowing the police could switch to live ammo at any moment.


17 posted on 06/21/2009 1:26:05 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: river rat

They are Persians first.


18 posted on 06/21/2009 1:26:49 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Once a Republic, Now a State, Still Texas)
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To: Misterioso

Any city, when you start crowbarring bricks into rubble into rocks.


19 posted on 06/21/2009 1:26:55 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: SERKIT

Mousavi isn’t a huge change. Mostly the same old stuff but wants to tone down the rhetoric.

That said, the fact that he’s openly opposing the mullahs who approved him is very encouraging.


20 posted on 06/21/2009 1:27:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Oldpuppymax
This couldn’t happen here. What city has 10,000 rocks available?

ALL of them. They’re just labeled “Winchester.”

Or Starline, Hornady or even Fedderal.

21 posted on 06/21/2009 1:27:25 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (Out of gas become a pill box, Out of ammo become a bunker, Out of hope become a hero.)
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To: Jeff Head

Fox just showed a clip with one of the motorcycles down and the protesters closing in on the basij. They cut away too quickly to see what followed.


22 posted on 06/21/2009 1:28:16 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: SERKIT

Mousavi is not quite as bad as Imanutjob, close, but he wants to get rid of the Basij and give women more rights. He is still one of the Mullahs men. The Iranians need to get rid of the Mullahs and start a whole new form of government, one that isn’t run by religion(especially Islam)


23 posted on 06/21/2009 1:29:40 PM PDT by calex59
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To: meadsjn

You don’t want to be one of those Basij bikers when the bike goes down. It’s a great tactic when it’s many bikers against a few demonstrators.

But let that bike go down in a crowd, adn there will be hell to pay.


24 posted on 06/21/2009 1:29:40 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Jeff Head

Rocks aren’t going to do it.

I watched some of the streaming video and I’d classify this as a demonstration.

Protesters need to overpower some of the soldiers and get some arms.

And, if we are thinking Iran’s attitude toward having nuclear weapons would change with a new regime, nope.

The polls I’ve read shows overwhelming support for nukes, both sides.


25 posted on 06/21/2009 1:30:31 PM PDT by Vinnie (You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Jihads You)
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To: Texas Fossil

I’ve got a slingshot or 2 around here.


26 posted on 06/21/2009 1:30:42 PM PDT by freebird5850 (O-Bomba is not the Messia. Jesus was a carpenter and could build a cabinet!)
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To: Travis McGee

That would give new meaning to “road rash”.


27 posted on 06/21/2009 1:31:22 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: Jeff Head
FYI...I am telling the Iranians on twitter to remember this: When the bullets start flying more thickly, then should you win your liberty vow to NEVER AGAIN be disarmed. 80 million armed Americans means there will be no Basij in America, ever.
In America everyone is fat in front of a television. Iranians still have the social cohesion and the cajones to stand up to their government. Don't, for a moment, think that you are in *any* way superior.
28 posted on 06/21/2009 1:31:54 PM PDT by ketsu (It’s not a campaign. It’s a taxpayer-funded farewell tour.)
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To: cripplecreek
Mousavi isn’t a huge change. Mostly the same old stuff but wants to tone down the rhetoric. That said, the fact that he’s openly opposing the mullahs who approved him is very encouraging.

Mousavi campaigned for freedom of expression and for privatization and against an alms-based economy.

I would call it a start.

29 posted on 06/21/2009 1:32:26 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Jeff Head

“...80 million armed Americans means
there will be no Basij in America, ever...”
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That does not mean that it will not happen;
but it does mean that it would be more deadly.
I am interested and learning from the tactics
that are being use on both sides of this conflict.


30 posted on 06/21/2009 1:32:52 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (When the time comes, right thinking men will know what to do.)
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To: Jeff Head

WE need to be releasing the 100’s of 1000’s of confiscated AKs
that we must have right next door in Iraq .
They need small arms , they need them now .

This is our best and possibly ONLY chance to depose the
mad mullahs , before they command nukes .
We need to really go for it and get it done .
Whatever it takes .
Send the arms

ps: people need to remember all the U.S. Soldiers that have died from Iranian origin IED (enhanced) in the last few years . This is the time to avenge all of them .


31 posted on 06/21/2009 1:34:32 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Vinnie

“...Protesters need to overpower some of the soldiers and get some arms...”
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i.e., they need to learn how to “trade up”.


32 posted on 06/21/2009 1:35:34 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (When the time comes, right thinking men will know what to do.)
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To: Travis McGee

“But let that bike go down in a crowd, ann there will be hell to pay.”

There is a photo linked to another thread that showed a protestor with a baton going after one of the Bikers. His bike is down in the background, with another biker riding away. One can only hope it turned out good for the protester.


33 posted on 06/21/2009 1:36:37 PM PDT by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: SERKIT

I understand why many people are encouraged and sympathize with the revolutionaries, it’s hard not to root for rock throwers against an armed government. That said, it will be more of the same imo. It will be more of the same as far as the west is concerned. For the people themselves, they may be better off. They will still be taught to hate us as Mousavi and Akmadinijad hate us. Mousavi supported the Iran hostage taking.

http://middleeast.about.com/od/iran/p/mir-hossein-moussavi-profile.htm


34 posted on 06/21/2009 1:36:59 PM PDT by snippy_about_it (Looking for our Sam Adams)
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To: ketsu
In America everyone is fat in front of a television. Iranians still have the social cohesion and the cajones to stand up to their government. Don't, for a moment, think that you are in *any* way superior.

There's some truth to what you say. However don't for a moment think that at least 40% of America doesn't still carry the torch for freedom in the world.

35 posted on 06/21/2009 1:37:58 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Jeff Head
That is so true Jeff. There should be absolutely no wiggle room if they are able to establish another Government.

The right keep and bear arms shall not be regulated. The manufacturing, sales, and transportation of arms and ammunition shall not be regulated or taxed.

36 posted on 06/21/2009 1:39:51 PM PDT by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

My nephew called me early this morning from Iraq.
He is located at a base near the Iranian border.
There were some interesting things in what he said;
and in what he did not say;
and which of my questions he would answer;
and which of my questions he would not answer.


37 posted on 06/21/2009 1:40:56 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (When the time comes, right thinking men will know what to do.)
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To: river rat

Iranians are tough mofos. You’re forgetting Lebanese, Tunesians and Turks though. Lebanese and Turkish women especially.


38 posted on 06/21/2009 1:42:34 PM PDT by ketsu (It’s not a campaign. It’s a taxpayer-funded farewell tour.)
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To: meadsjn

I saw several taken down yesterday. One was pummeled badly before some of the protestors themselves saved him.


39 posted on 06/21/2009 1:42:42 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

And I tell my liberal friends, that if they ever need to defend ourselves, they should hide behind an armed freeper.

:)


40 posted on 06/21/2009 1:43:07 PM PDT by ARCADIA (Abuse of power comes as no surprise)
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where do they get all the rocks?


41 posted on 06/21/2009 1:43:12 PM PDT by Sophia777
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To: pillut48

I normally would not advise bringing rocks to riot, but that’s all they got.


42 posted on 06/21/2009 1:43:48 PM PDT by AU72
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To: Repeal The 17th

Oh c’mon now, you can throw out some bones can’t you?


43 posted on 06/21/2009 1:46:58 PM PDT by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: ketsu

Yeah, definitely Turks. They are toughnuts. They’ve got the best army in the Middle East other than Israel’s, and the 2nd largest NATO army as well. Even from the early days Turks were known for their battle skills. Once they crossed the Oxus River into the Islamic lands, everyone wanted to hire them as guards for the royalty.


44 posted on 06/21/2009 1:49:07 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (I'm learning Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Pashtu, and Russian so someday you won't have to)
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To: Misterioso
This couldn’t happen here. What city has 10,000 rocks available?

It can happen anywhere. Even armed police or military understand that being outnumbered by a high enough ratio guarantees your defeat. Gen. Custer established that.

45 posted on 06/21/2009 1:50:14 PM PDT by freeandfreezing
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To: Travis McGee; Noumenon; Lurker; meadsjn
Yes it is history in the making.

And it is the continuing effect of Bush's policies over there in Iraq and Afghanistan. A tinder box was lit with successful freedom (to whatever extent...it is much better than Hussein or the Taliban) in Iraq and Afghanistan, and that fire is continuing to burn and spreading.

I have seen several of the videos of the killings as they happened or right after. The Basij, who are usually not perisans and amount to Hamas or Hezbollah in Iran, are the ones doing the shooting, usually from rooftops. That is how the young girl Neda was killed.

Soon, the Iranian people will begin taking them down. On twitter, the Iranians posting are regualrly (as are the protestors) chanting "Death to the Basij" and "Death to Khamenei" now.

There is no going back. They want liberty and they are willing to die to attain it...God bless 'em.

On twitter and elsewhere they have now taken to identifying...for themselves...who the henchmen are. Here's an example of a link:

Iranian freedom fighters Identify Basij henchmen

They make it clear what is going to happen.

If you haven't seen it already, here is an excellent photo essay on the revolution/fight:

Excellent photo Essay on Iran Revolution


WARNING:GRAPHIC:

Young Woman (Neda) shot to death in Terhran. 6/20/2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjQxq5N--Kc

Crowd Hunting Basij, Man shot. 6/20/2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYaL4mA-bSY


RUNNING BATTLES IN TEHRAN

URGENT: HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT IRANIAN PROTESTORS RIGHT NOW...ON TWITTER

AMERICANS SUPPORTING IRAN LIBERTY

AMERICANS DON'T NEED OBAMA SPEAKING FOR THEM, WE'RE FREE AND CAN SPEAK FOR OURSELVES

You can follow me on twitter if you want.http://www.twitter.com/Jeff_Head

46 posted on 06/21/2009 1:50:59 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: G8 Diplomat
Yeah, definitely Turks. They are toughnuts. They’ve got the best army in the Middle East other than Israel’s, and the 2nd largest NATO army as well. Even from the early days Turks were known for their battle skills. Once they crossed the Oxus River into the Islamic lands, everyone wanted to hire them as guards for the royalty.
Turks are good people. Egyptians are pretty tough too. I know some guys from '73. Do *they* have some stories to tell.
47 posted on 06/21/2009 1:52:50 PM PDT by ketsu (It’s not a campaign. It’s a taxpayer-funded farewell tour.)
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To: SERKIT

I believe this thing is outrunning the “candidates”. The many, many young people (and a lot of the older ones too) of Iran want freedom, not another puppet to tyranical Islamic rule.

I believe we could see the birth or republicanism in Iran, but it may very possibly become much more bloody before it is over. The Basij and many in the Revoultionary Guard are not likely to go quietly.

The key is, “What will the regular Army do?” And will they (say, Like Washington) be willing to take part in ending the Islamic tyranny and then hand it over to a new, true Republic?

At this point, the people may not accept anything less.

One thing is sure...it is Bush’s direct engagement, support of liberty, and policies that are driving this. Still bearing fruit. Obama is trying like crazy to spin this to his advantage, but we cannot let him lie and try and steal it. His policies would have made this impossible...just as they would have made Iraq impossible.


48 posted on 06/21/2009 1:53:10 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Vinnie
Troop loyalty may not bee too high. That may be one reason they are not firing on the protesters already.
49 posted on 06/21/2009 1:55:14 PM PDT by rodguy911 (HOME OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE--GO SARAHCUDA !!)
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To: freebird5850

We might need that, a compound bow and a scoped 50BMG.

Hey kiddies, want to play thermonuclear war?


50 posted on 06/21/2009 1:57:57 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Once a Republic, Now a State, Still Texas)
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