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    Actual news, normal font - wife is on twitter right now... several of them are saying "embassies are safe havens/do not go to the hospitals." Many are stressing "do not go to the hospitals."

    They are saying 1M people in the streets.
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    That's "they are saying 1 million people in the streets," not "they are saying Instant Message people in the streets."
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    "Avoid the hospitals, Basij are waiting for you there"
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    It's demography. The country is amazingly filled by young people; people under thirty account for way over half the population. The conservatives weren't going to keep them down. This was expected for a long time, regardless of Obama.

    Jeez. Grasping at straws, methinks.
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    This is very exciting. The young and intellectuals are battling the conservative theocracy. I don't think they'll win, and I'm afraid things will end badly-- and I can't even find a foundation that supports the liberals (probably because Homeland Security closed down so many Islamic foundations), but they do have some brave leaders who are willing to be made into martyrs if that's what the conservatives choose to do.
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    Hey State? Ya may have noticed the actual thread's not about coke or pepsi, as RW so aptly referred to the right/left divide.

    Obviously, Krauthammer is a biased neo-con; we've all known that forever. Kissinger is saying Obama handled it exactly right. La la la.

    This thread, however, is about an exciting revolution. And a little frightening. THIS thread isn't an argument about Obama, though he handled this perfectly.

    So go away and stop trying to hijack.

    PFnV
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    CNN reports a tweet saying tanks toward that square in Iran... some name I didn't catch, think it's the one usually translated to "freedom square"
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    If this is true i don't think there is any going back. The next thing should be massive strikes that shut down the country.

    At least 19 dead in Iran unrest, hospital sources sayStory Highlights
    NEW: Hospitals say 19 killed; unconfirmed reports put toll as high as 150....CNN
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    Why does it seem tanks always drawn to places with names like that?

    Jeeziz H...Whoda thought Iran would be brought into the 21st cent by it's own people? WOW! And I though we had to do something using the Israelis. Good thing we held them off long enough for this to happen. It'll work out but there will be people hurt. Fortunately, it won't be with our guns and bombs. This would have prolly happened in Iraq by now and we could have saved a ton of blood and treasure.
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    Ohhhh I'm sure Mossad is doing something like boosting cell signals or something like that LOL

    This is ALL IRAN, and the leadership can't say otherwise. That's the beauty of not trying to talk big about someone else's struggle, and just letting it happen.

    Otherwise it's like American Tea-baggers would look if they got huge funding and support from, say, China.

    Night now in Tehran, and they're dragging people from their houses... and we'll see what unfolds. I think "it's on" now, they're past the point of no return and it's not about their version of coke and pepsi anymore.

    We'll see.
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    I was reading "have your say" on the BBC web site. This person had a great point.

    Added: Saturday, 20 June, 2009, 21:24 GMT 22:24 UK

    Iran Protesters may be holding the entire future of the Middle East in their hands. A more Liberal regime in Iran means a more stable Iraq, a more tolerant Syria, a weaker Hezbollah and Hamas and a step forward for the entire region really against the violent face of Radical Islam,,

    Samih, Cairo
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    Looks like the party might be over for the God Freaks in Iran. Supreme Leader my arse. Ayatollah got nuffin on Fearless Leader.

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    Looks like Jack Abramov in the lower left hand corner.
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    Samih in Cairo is absolutely right. Is there anything more terrible than the realization that the people no longer buy your paranoid delusions about the boogeyman????

    Do we need any more proof that the theocratic right in the US and the theocratic right elsewhere is cut from the same interwoven, co-dependent cloth???

    No wonder our local ayatollahs saw us rooting for the people of Iran against the ayatollahs... and ran to their "one star" binkie!!! LOL, that's easily enough reversed, 2-year-olds!

    PFnV
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    Bring Bush back he knows how to get rid of Dictators.

    Where's that friggin UN, Obama's busy right now taking car company's over, worrying about Fox News and killing fly's.
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    Sit Tight.............Wait
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    I'm glad hes NOT handeling this, it probably go the other way when he opened his mouth. His father knew how to handle this kind of situtation.

    Zakaria: 'Fatal wound' inflicted on Iranian regime's ideology - CNN.com

    Zakaria: I think a good historic analogy is President George H.W. Bush's cautious response to the cracks in the Soviet empire in 1989. Then, many neo-conservatives were livid with Bush for not loudly supporting those trying to topple the communist regimes in Eastern Europe. But Bush's concern was that the situation was fragile. Those regimes could easily crack down on the protestors and the Soviet Union could send in tanks. Handing the communists reasons to react forcefully would help no one, least of all the protesters. Bush's basic approach was correct and has been vindicated by history
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    He couldn't handle a war he was a RINO!!! If you want a medical college taken over, you don't send a wimp to do it, you need the great RONALDO!!! ...but don't try anything as ambitious as Lebanon...
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    THe goals of the neo cons in Iraq was to set an example that would cause people in other countries in the area that freedom was possible. Perhaps their vision will be realized in Iran.

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