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Mir Hossein Mousavi

Violence in Iran Escalates

June 20, 2009

The word out of Iran is this:  violence.  The pro-Mousavi protesters decided not to acquiesce to Supreme Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s meaningless recount gesture, which reinforced Ahmadinejad’s victory.  Nor have they disappeared after Khamenei promised to crack heads if the protests didn’t disappear. Well, the head-cracking has begun.  Word out of Iran at this moment is that [...]

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Iran Votes Against Change

June 13, 2009

Ha!  That’s a funny title since transparent democracy is quite foreign the closer one gets to the reins of power in Iran where a theocratic oligarchy tells their puppet (still Mahmoud Ahmadinejad) what to say and how to act.  Putting Mahmoud’s opponent, Mir Hossein  Mousavi, in power would have been like merely changing the label but [...]

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