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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

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


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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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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