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  • Iran ayatollah drops dead during election speech

    02/17/2008 1:58:56 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 101 replies · 360+ views
    Iran Focus ^ | Feb 17, 2008 | Staff
    TEHRAN, Feb 17, 2008 (AFP) — An Iranian ayatollah died suddenly of a heart attack during an impassioned speech lashing out at insults against the family of revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in the run-up to elections, the press reported on Sunday. Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Tavassoli, a former head of Khomeini's office, died while delivering the speech to Iran's main arbitration body, the Expediency Council, of which he was a member, the Kargozaran daily reported. He had been responding to unprecedented ultra-conservative attacks against Hassan Khomeini, Ayatollah Khomeini's respected grandson, who had criticised mass disqualifications in the March election and...
  • Dances With Pigs

    08/20/2006 11:58:26 AM PDT · by neverhome · 7 replies · 533+ views
    Burkhart's Blog ^ | 08/20/06 | Alan Burkhart
    ...We’ve all seen or heard of some of the more perverse forms of so-called art that go on display. Statues created from excrement, etc. But how’s about a woman who feels that she’s being artistic by lying around with a dead pig? That was a new one for me, and I’ve seen a lot...