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In California appearance, hikers freed from Iran support Occupy Wall Street movement
pioneer press ^ | 10-18-11 | ap

Posted on 10/18/2011 5:25:53 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB

Three Americans who were imprisoned in Iran and accused of spying voiced their support Monday for activists with the Occupy Wall Street movement and California prisoners protesting solitary confinement conditions.

Minnesota native Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd each spoke at the "Occupy Oakland" encampment in front of City Hall where dozens of activists have been sleeping in tents for the past week.

The three University of California-Berkeley graduates thanked supporters who advocated for their release and said they are inspired by the Wall Street protests.

"This is the perfect place to celebrate our freedom," said Bauer, a freelance journalist originally from Onamia, Minn., who proposed to Shourd while they were in prison. "I feel proud of this happening in my city."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hikers; iran; morons; occupy
Their idiocy knows no bounds.
1 posted on 10/18/2011 5:25:59 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Not surprised in the least. Rich liberal children, whose parents paid for their ‘excursion’ to hiking in Iran. Not surprised at all that they would end up as ows’ers


2 posted on 10/18/2011 5:27:44 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
"Their idiocy knows no bounds."

They already demonstrated that by going hiking in Iran.

3 posted on 10/18/2011 5:32:43 AM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: SueRae

Too bad they couldn’t end up as Rachel Corrie pancakes.


4 posted on 10/18/2011 5:33:41 AM PDT by 03A3
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To: SueRae

Pity.

I would have thought they had more class than that.


5 posted on 10/18/2011 5:33:41 AM PDT by sauropod (William Kristol does NOT choose my presidential candidate!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Of course. Apparently, wandering around in a hostile part of the world, getting abducted, and held for ransom didn’t make them any smarter.

Their parents must be so proud.


6 posted on 10/18/2011 5:34:08 AM PDT by Tigerized ("Mr. President? I think your vagina is showing again...")
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Who supplies their traveling money?


7 posted on 10/18/2011 5:36:20 AM PDT by steve8714 (America is getting soft. We have a President wearing mommy jeans, probably with no fly.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

They are graduates of the University of California at Bezerkley of course they are leftists...
Freegards
Lex


8 posted on 10/18/2011 5:38:04 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: WOBBLY BOB

LOL! No surprise here!


9 posted on 10/18/2011 5:41:23 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Elizabeth Warren is a Moron! Barack H. Obama, President of the Democrats, is also a Moron.)
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To: steve8714
Who supplies their traveling money?

I can't answer that, but I will answer the corollary question -

it definitely was not of their own merit and effort that they received the money to travel.

10 posted on 10/18/2011 5:41:37 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxlhyX-4qKI<

Why am I Not Surprised?


11 posted on 10/18/2011 5:42:58 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I’ve never bought the “hiker” story. Who travels halfway around the world to go “hiking” in the most dangerous, war torn patch of land in the world. A place where being discovered means certain death or imprisonment. It doesn’t add up.


12 posted on 10/18/2011 5:45:27 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: WOBBLY BOB
I would bet dollars to doughnut holes that these wankers funded their Iranian excursion with student loans that they are now buried under.

It's just not right that they should have to pay them back.

13 posted on 10/18/2011 5:47:50 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them." --Ronald Reagan)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
These two morons are in their natural element as Jew haters amongst BHO Jew hating supporters.
14 posted on 10/18/2011 5:50:54 AM PDT by texican01
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To: Redbob

That’s what I was thinking. These kids thought hiking in Iran was a good idea. That pretty well disqualifies them as anyone you want to listen to - unless they are reading back your order in a drive-up window.


15 posted on 10/18/2011 5:53:17 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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Who paid their ransom anyway? Was it the taxpayers? It had better not be....

Mike

16 posted on 10/18/2011 6:01:08 AM PDT by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: circlecity

Exactly. I wonder how they were treated in prison. If they had more-or-less comfortable quarters suspicion abounds. when is their book coming out?


17 posted on 10/18/2011 6:10:52 AM PDT by squarebarb
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To: Redbob

I wonder if we could fund for them a hike in North Korea?


18 posted on 10/18/2011 6:14:28 AM PDT by artichokegrower
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To: WOBBLY BOB
"The three University of California-Berkeley graduates"

'Nuff said; three turds of a Liberal "Kumbaya" schooling, with no redeeming social value, are certainly "experts", alright.....

19 posted on 10/18/2011 6:18:20 AM PDT by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Send em’ back!


20 posted on 10/18/2011 6:21:42 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: WOBBLY BOB

"Why don't you pass the time by joining the Occupy Wall Street kids."

21 posted on 10/18/2011 6:25:32 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: MichaelP

Probably the State Dept. on our dime.

One of these leftards better cure cancer or something for our million bucks, but I seriously doubt they contribute anything productive to society.


22 posted on 10/18/2011 7:41:31 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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