I have been following what is going on in Iran in real time on Twitter for several days now. In fact, I saw the Neda video the moment it first hit the Internet and before it could be cleaned up and sanitized so as to lessen it’s effect on people, the way the media kept Americans from hearing the sound of people jumping from the Towers on 9-11 and how it is now basically forbidden to show the attacks, even on the anniversary, less it encite the population against the murderous thugs who perpetrated said attacks amongst others past and future. I have been fascinated by the events, especially as the protests turned from one of anti-corruption and fraud pertaining to their election to one of outright revolution and/or civil war with the valling for the overthrow/deaths of the Supreme Leader, the President and other Islamic rulers in Iran.
There is one thing that despots, dictators and Socialists fail to factor in when they plan out their regimes; they always seem to forget to factor in Human Nature. See, Human Nature is what makes peopel want more. It is what drives people to go to work, to raise families etc. Dictators, Despots and others of their ilk as well as political agendas such as SOcialism, never allows for such things. In these ways, they simply structure their governments aroumd the complete and total suppllication of the populace, where people have free will and the ability to choose and run their own lives completely removed from them. They are told where they can work, what they can earn, what they can own, where they can live and especially who, what, where, when and why they can or cannot worship the deity of their choice.
The Islamic Revolution that occurred in Iran back in 1979, the one that was fueled by the amazing ineptness of President Jimmy Carter, and carried out mostly by college students did just that. They turned a country of relatively free people into one dictated to under a sexist, racist, homophobic, anti-Christian, anti-Semitic Theocracy that severely limited if not outright outlawed anything that the Mullahs and Imams deemed sacriligeous under Sharia law. They then set out a course that alienated them from many other free nations, as well as having numerous feckless sanctions placed on them over the years by the UN. America, thanks to the way Jimmy Carter dealt with the Shah and everything else having to do with Iran, made us their enemy.
However, I learned many years ago that it was not the people of Iran that hated us, but the Government of Iran. The people themselves, on the whole, look towards the United States as that beacon of freedom and liberty that the rest of the Free World and her people do. Sure, they oppose our government and what it does…lots of people do including here in America, but as far as Americans themselves on a personal level, apparently you will be hard pressed to find a Persian who actually hated Americans.
This brings me to what I have seen repeated in various forms on Twitter by these braindead Obama-bots who actually still look at him as though he were some perfect being…a “Fifth Element”, as it were. The one that truly got me was, “Since when did the Republicans decide they don;t hate Muslims anymore?”
Look…while I have left the Republican Party, (or rather they have left me, to use the tired out cliche`) I do take umbrage at said statement. It is not Muslims we hate. It is the Fundamental Islamists, the Wahabbists, those that follow the Islam that states they should not assimilate into society, that anyone who is not Islamic should be killed or subjugated etc., THAT is what we hate.
But that is no different than the hatred we have of the Christian whackadoos that take the Bible and Christ’s teachings to the extreme…the rare freak who believes it is God telling them to kill an abortionist, or those that use Christianity as an excuse to do evil…for they also are NOT following the teachings.
It is the intolerance, the oppression, the lies, the twisting of religion that offends us.
So what are we supporting in Iran? We are supporting those who are against the totalitarian regime. There has been an “underground” in iran for years. There has been a silent cry for freedom against the Theocracy for a very long time. These are the people that we would have to count on should the day arrive…which seemed to be fast approaching, actually, to assist us against the fanatics in their military and government. These are the ones who are now in the streets fighting against the thugs that find themselves shooting at and killing their own people in the streets. We are supporting them.
We, as a country and as the world, have so very much to gain by Iran becoming free again. Just the thought of being able to stem the terrorism that is fundedand supported by the Iranian Government is worthy of our support.
And we also are faced with a President who has absolutely no idea of the historical significance of what is happening in Iran and what the consequences means to the world. He is far more interested in photo ops showing people what a cool guy he is, than he is concerning world events.
So actually, it is the Conservatives who are acting well within character concerning this issue than are the Liberals.
There are no protests on the streets against the war-mongering thugs in Iran, North Korea, and Al Qaeda. The threats that are coming in fast and furious from those three countries against ours is unprecedented. North Korea is planning to launch a missle at Hawaii…the 50th state, on the 4th of July, our Independence Day, and it is simply because Obama is a milktoast. Al Qaeda, in response to this alleged “perfect Speech” Der Fuhrer gave in Cairo, has demanded their followers to attack the U.S. as oftenn as humanly possible, to step up their attacks. And why?
Because there is no one with any strength, with any back-bone sitting in the Oval Office.
If it is one thing that our enemies can do, it’s smell a coward and weakling and know how best to exploit them.
Obama is that person. He will go down in history as being worse than Carter, and the only living President who allowed the United States to be fired upon by a hostile nation and go unanswered.
Insulting us Conservatives does NOTHING to disguise the ineptness and cowadness of Obama. On the contrary, all it does is demonstrae just how scared you all are by him and his foolishness and prde, and how absolutely and completely screwed we, as a county, truly are, thanks to your selfish decidion back in November of 2008.