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Posted on 07/17/2009 11:00:55 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
"We could have taken our best step in the history of the Islamic revolution had the election not faced problems," he told worshipers in and around Tehran University. "We are in doubt today. Today, we are living bitter conditions due to what happened after the announcement of the election result. All of us have suffered. We need unity more than any time else."
Even before Rafsanjani's speech began, security forces were stuffing young men into waiting police vans. Helmeted Basiji militiamen aboard motorcycles began pushing forward.
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Obama: “It is time for the protesters in Iran to settle down and go back their jobs, their families and their daily lives. We have all seen the election results and the people have spoken through the voice of democracy. We deplore the violence that has occurred at the hands of militant protesters and seek to end it as soon as possible. And it is time for the truly legitimate government of Iran to go back to its job of leading the Iranian people and working towards annihilating Israel.”
An airdrop of some cheap pistols to the demostrators might do a demonstration good. Never bring a baton to a gun fight.
Rafsanjani knows the jig is up. The Israeli’s are coming.
Photo by Farhad Rajabali
How Obama Killed the Iran Election Protests
My hear bleeds for these brave, brave freedom fighters. If they just had a few guns...
“O Thou who made those heroes dare
To die, and leave their children free, —
Bid Time and Nature gently spare
The shaft we raised to them and Thee.”
Well Rafsanjani did it—he stirred up another protest. Khamenei must be fuming right now. I like it!
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The Iranians want none-of-the-above.
This started out as a dispute among Mullah’s, but has taken on larger proportions.
The Iranian people actually want Freedom.
No wonder Obozo is silent.
mousavi1388Free the prisoners, this is no way to treat people هاشمی: کسانی که به این شکل دستگیر شدند باید آزاد شوند، این روش درست نیست #iranElection 28 minutes ago from web
This stopped being about Musavi weeks ago. It’s a full-blown revolution now. Iran Azadi! (Free Iran!)
I read a report yesterday, that there have been continuing night time skirmishes/riots, ever since the election coup in cities throughout Iran..that have not stopped.
There are horrifying stories about young women protesters, who after being hauled away, are being raped, sodomized and sexually mutilated by these “Basij” and “Pasdaran”...They are servants of the devil. The Devil Khamenei! And they will suffer exactly what they have done to their own people. There will be no hiding for them. They will face equal punishment!
Why isn't the Strike-Hard repression working.
What we have is a "revolution of rising expectations".
New Moon's a-coming.
I have a prayer list that I send Twitter prayers to each day. Some in Farsi and some in English. Have not received a Twitter from any in over 12 hours. Hope they are still OK.
I try my best to reduce the exposure for them. I remove the messages from my sent history quickly, and police my “followers” and remove those who appear to be monitoring my activities. Especially those who show few “followers” and lots of “following”.
It is a shame that our Commander-In-Chief sides with the dictator. I guess that should not be surprising, considering how the Kenyan operates.
Persecution has a way of unifying a people.
Retribution will come.
Yes the Basij and Pasdaran are evil. So is Khamenei and his son.
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