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Iranian police clash with protesters

June 28th, 2009 . by TexasFred

Iranian police clash with protesters

EDITOR’S NOTE: Iranian authorities have barred journalists for international news organizations from reporting on the streets and ordered them to stay in their offices. This report is based on the accounts of witnesses reached in Iran and official statements carried on Iranian media.

Several thousand protesters — some chanting “Where is my vote?” — clashed with riot police in Tehran on Sunday as Iran detained local employees of the British Embassy, escalating the regime’s standoff with the West and earning it a stinging rebuke from the European Union.

Witnesses said riot police used tear gas and clubs to break up a crowd of up to 3,000 protesters who had gathered near north Tehran’s Ghoba Mosque in the country’s first major post-election unrest in four days.

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Americans are all up in the air, wanting to take to the streets like the Iranians. But our fight is over the Cap and Trade bill passing a vote in Congress, not a presidential election. 

These people calling for take it to the streets protests have NO idea. People WILL die. Are Americans gutsy enough for that? Are you ready to become a martyr for the cause?

It’s hard to get people out protesting this issue when they see THEIR Congresscritters doing a GREAT job and representing their constituents as We, The People demand! It’s hard to get folks from here in my part of Texas to protest against the ones that aren’t doing the right thing. They aren’t our Congressmen.

ALL of our North Texas representatives voted against Cap and Trade. OUR Representatives did their job! The Congresscritters that voted FOR this debacle need to be taken to the woodshed by THEIR voters.

I tried to send a message to each one of the Putrid 8, I wanted to voice MY anger too! These clowns don’t accept messages from people NOT in their constituency. Imagine that!

And let’s face the cold hard facts, standing on the street protesting some IDIOT congressman that is not my congressman is a lot like the people on Facebook and all their *Impeach Pelosi* bullshit. There is NOTHING that I, as a Texan, can do about Pelosi, other than implore my Congressman to oppose the ignorant old bitch. And he does, at every opportunity.

Protest is only effective when heads roll. Faint heart ne’er won fair lady.

If the people of a certain ward, precinct, county or state don’t take up the fight against their idiot Congresscritters, there’s not a damn thing that I can do to help them. A man that won’t fight for himself is NOT worth ME fighting FOR him.

This is not a time for the weak of heart, if it’s protest you want, by all means, PROTEST, and do it heartily! If blood bothers you, you had better stay home, as the title said, There Will Be Blood!

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Iran stiffens stance against protesters

June 23rd, 2009 . by TexasFred
Iran stiffens stance against protesters

CAIRO (AP) — Iran’s rulers stiffened their stance against protesters Tuesday, firmly rejecting demands to annul the election over fraud allegations, setting up a special court for detained demonstrators and keeping troops in riot gear on the streets to break up any gatherings.

Iran also expelled two British diplomats Tuesday after bitterly accusing Britain of meddling and spying.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said it expelled the two Britons for “unconventional behavior,” state television reported, and Britain announced it was sending two Iranian diplomats home in retaliation.

Tensions between Iran and Britain, which has urged the Islamic regime to respect human rights, have soared in recent days.

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The U.S. president, and the world are “appalled”. Obama: World ‘appalled’ at Iran, and then there is this: Clerical Council in Iran Rejects Plea to Annul Vote, and therein lies the problem. As long as Iran is ruled by Islamic Clerics, as opposed to a real and FREE Republic, this will continue to be their fate.

On November 4, 1979 I developed an attitude concerning ALL of Iran. That was the day our embassy was taken over by Iranian STUDENTS.

On April 24, 1980 I lost my faith and I have never fully regained it. That was the day of the failed rescue mission under the incompetent administration of one Jimmy Carter. Operation Eagle Claw

Since January 20, 1981 I haven’t give a DAMN about what happens to Iran, or anyone in that POS place. That was the day Ronald Reagan was sworn in and the hostages were freed. And to this very day, I am fully convinced that the only thing the leadership of nations like Iran understand is this: STRENGTH.

They knew that Reagan was about to unleash the hounds of HELL. That is why the hostages were released.

Ronald Reagan was the last U.S. president that had BALLS and wasn’t afraid to take a stand on issues, damn the world opinion.

Maybe I’m wrong regarding Iran, but what I see is one group of America haters fighting another group of America haters, and once they get it all worked out amongst themselves, shortly thereafter it’s right back to *DEATH TO AMERICA*. Just sayin…

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