Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Seize the day President Obama

Why isn't the President of the United States voicing approval of this spontaneous outcry for freedom?

Iran will not stop its nuclear adventurism, so let's at least voice approval of the huddled masses yearning to be free.

Might as well the government of Iran can't hate us anymore than they already do and they might start feeling the heat.

Iran student protests bring tens of thousands

TEHRAN, Iran — Tens of thousands of students, many shouting “Death to the Dictator!” and burning pictures of Iran’s supreme leader, took to the streets on more than a dozen campuses Monday in the biggest anti-government protests in months.

Riot police and pro-government Basij militiamen on fleets of motorcycles flooded Tehran’s main thoroughfares, beating men and women with clubs as crowds of demonstrators hurled bricks and stones. Some protesters set tires and garbage cans ablaze.

“Death to the oppressor, whether it’s the shah or the leader!” the students chanted, according to witnesses — making a daring comparison between Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the pro-U.S. shah, despised in Iran since his overthrow in the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
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