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Mahmoud and Dick, together at last

Apparently, the government of Iran is waterboarding detainees. From the Huffpo’s Jason Linkins comes the sad irony: [h/t; The Daily Dish] From ABC News’ Lara Setrakian, comes this tweet: Tehrani source close to those detained says some have been beaten … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in another corner of neocon crazyland…

John Bolton sees the Iran uprising as a chance to “explain” to our little brown friends how wonderful an Israeli airstrike would be! It wouldn’t be the first time … this month even … that Bombs Away Bolton has tried … Continue reading

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A military coup in Iran?

Protests resumed in Iran over the weekend. Witnesses at the scene tell The Associated Press that some protesters claimed they suffered broken arms or legs in Sunday’s clashes around the Ghoba Mosque. They say some young demonstrators screamed at police … Continue reading

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Washington Bitchy: Nico Pitney smacks down Milbank

Mr. Washington Sketchy himself, WaPo king of snark Dana Milbank, takes one to the thorax from HuffPo blog reporter Nico Pitney, who went one-on-three on CNN’s Reliable Sources. Milbank got called out for his whingeing over Pitney’s Iran question at … Continue reading

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Downcast in Tehran

A New York Times story says a spirit of depression is setting in in Iran, as hope for change dwindles. “People are depressed, and they feel they have been lied to, robbed of their rights and now are being insulted,” … Continue reading

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Green balloons for Iran on Friday

From the Huffpo: 12:29 PM ET — Solidarity. We noted earlier that Mousavi was calling onsupporters to release green balloons tomorrow and take video or photos of thescene. NIAC translated the Mousavi Facebook message: “Ok, now all the world are … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad to Obama: say sorry!

The Dubya of Persia attacks the U.S. president, using his political doppelganger as a foil. Ahmadinejad the Appointed begins his diatribe with a swipe at the Brits: “They (The British) already have a bad record in these matters,” he said, … Continue reading

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Fifa ready to ban Iran over footballers

Fifa appears to be stepping up to the pitch (so to speak): Fifa are ready to step in to the political firestorm in Iran and ban the national team from football until the Iranian football federation rescinds the life bans … Continue reading

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Iran’s (accidental) Mandela

Mir Hossein Mousavi probably didn’t set out to become the leader of the next Iranian revolution, but today, he finds himself a central protagonist in what looks for all the world like a struggle for the soul of Iran. The … Continue reading

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Raise your hand …

… if you think Michelle “Internment Camps” Malkin and her crowd really care one iota about the people of Iran. After all, we’re talking about Michelle Malkin — probably the only brown person ever published by the white supremacist site … Continue reading

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