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IRAN: Vanished photo shows angry Khamenei amid tensions following speech
LA Times ^ | June 7, 2010

Posted on 06/07/2010 6:17:44 PM PDT by nuconvert

What could have made Iran's supreme leader so visibly angry?

The extraordinary photo above -- posted to the website of Iran's hard-line Fars news agency but then quickly taken down -- shows supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at center with his hand raised, extremely angry after the conclusion of the June 4 ceremony commemorating the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

During that event, hard-line supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began angrily shouting down Khomeini's grandson, Hassan -- who appears in a black turban at the top right corner of the picture -- as he delivered a speech in honor of his grandfather.

Hassan is considered a supporter of moderate opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimesblogs.latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hassankhomeini; iran; khamenei; regime

1 posted on 06/07/2010 6:17:44 PM PDT by nuconvert
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To: nuconvert

I thought angry was how those guys roll.


2 posted on 06/07/2010 6:19:11 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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3 posted on 06/07/2010 6:19:33 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Good. The more they’re busy being hostile to each other, the less energy they’ll have to focus on being hostile to the civilized world.


4 posted on 06/07/2010 6:20:39 PM PDT by GovernmentShrinker
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To: nuconvert

“You do not HATE enough, you scum!!!”

“But...but, I DO hate...but just not as much as you!”


5 posted on 06/07/2010 6:22:14 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: GovernmentShrinker

What if we gave each one a gun with real bullets......??


6 posted on 06/07/2010 6:22:38 PM PDT by stboz
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To: nuconvert

All I see is a bunch of ass kissing fools wanting to smell the fingers on his left hand!


7 posted on 06/07/2010 6:23:58 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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To: nuconvert

Nice collection of grubby looking dirtbags in suits. I’m sure the aroma is awesome.


8 posted on 06/07/2010 6:25:16 PM PDT by headstamp 2 ("No Good Deed Goes Unpunished")
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To: nuconvert
Hmmmm...I see no anger whatsoever in this photo.

What line are we supposed to be swallowing this time?

9 posted on 06/07/2010 6:28:32 PM PDT by what's up
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To: GovernmentShrinker

//The more they’re busy being hostile to each other, the less energy they’ll have to focus on being hostile to the civilized world//

I tend to doubt that.


10 posted on 06/07/2010 6:30:21 PM PDT by valkyry1
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To: nuconvert
Looks to me like a bunch of muslims with beer goggles on arguing about who's turn it is to pay for the next round of camels milk and breast milk. Others want two beers and a shot of Jack!
11 posted on 06/07/2010 6:30:26 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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To: what's up

look at everyone in the picture


12 posted on 06/07/2010 6:31:08 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Unless I’m looking at the wrong pic, the guy could be giving driving directions from Baghdad to Mosul.


13 posted on 06/07/2010 6:37:51 PM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

“Unless I’m looking at the wrong pic, the guy could be giving driving directions from Baghdad to Mosul.”

not with all the concern on everyone else’s face


14 posted on 06/07/2010 6:39:32 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

I looked at the picture again I tend to agree with you. the postures and the body language indicate something.


15 posted on 06/07/2010 6:43:13 PM PDT by valkyry1
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To: nuconvert
I really couldn't tell by looking at the “Grand Rag Head”, but then I looked at everyone else in the photo. You can see something just happened because they are all puckered up.
16 posted on 06/07/2010 6:45:52 PM PDT by Recon Dad ( Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things)
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To: nuconvert
They look no more concerned than the typical gaggle of press around a politician IMO.

When Middle Easterners get angry spittle flys and arms wave in the air. All I see is some sobriety.

17 posted on 06/07/2010 6:46:48 PM PDT by what's up
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To: GovernmentShrinker
If those people didn't have the Jewish people to hate, they would eliminate each other....Israel is the only thing they agree on and keeps lots of them alive..
18 posted on 06/07/2010 6:48:37 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: nuconvert

I give up. Which one ISN’T angry?


19 posted on 06/07/2010 7:25:08 PM PDT by BallyBill (WARNING:Taking me serious could cause stress related illness.)
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To: nuconvert

God, what scum.


20 posted on 06/07/2010 7:35:04 PM PDT by Gapplega
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To: nuconvert

These turbin-clad goat faced ba$tards will reap the whirlwind with the power hungry young terrorists.


21 posted on 06/07/2010 9:02:42 PM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It does no good to be a super power if you have to worry what the neighbors think." BuffaloJack)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
All of this in A.D. 2010. The Time Warp Gang at its best!
22 posted on 06/07/2010 9:09:13 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: nuconvert

An angry Muslim? That’s news?


23 posted on 06/07/2010 9:15:39 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Paine)
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To: RightOnline

“And, I hate more than the anger of the flea encrusted goat’s breath!


24 posted on 06/07/2010 9:19:06 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Paine)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Wow, a moderate mullah... means it will take Iran 2-3x as long to get the bomb and they’ll brag about wanting to nuke Israel only every other day...


25 posted on 06/07/2010 10:46:33 PM PDT by Schwaeky (The Republic--Shall be reorganized into the first American EMPIRE, for a safe and secure Society!)
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To: nuconvert
Angry? He doesn't look very angry to me.

26 posted on 06/08/2010 10:48:21 AM PDT by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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