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2009-06-16 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Hundreds of thousands of Iranians ask: Where is my vote?'
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Posted by Steve White 2009-06-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [1172 views ]  Top

#1 "Where is my vote?" > On a separate note, 'tis weirdly and mysteriously the same questionne' mainstream Amerikans + World should be asking as per OWG-NWO = GLOBAL GOVT.!
Posted by JosephMendiola 2009-06-16 02:38||   2009-06-16 02:38|| Front Page Top

#2 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/8102400.stm

holding a recount for what its worth , in contested areas .

No dount will just adjust figures slightly and then continue down the dinnerjacket path of enlightenment .. /facepalm
Posted by Big Foot  2009-06-16 04:21||   2009-06-16 04:21|| Front Page Top

#3 Today, the government of Iran, dispatched a contingent of mullahs to consult with Senator-elect Al Franken on recount and political recovery techniques, after it was learned that the actual electoral count for Amenajenadad was three votes.
Posted by Zenobia Gleaper7752 2009-06-16 06:12||   2009-06-16 06:12|| Front Page Top

#4 The ferment is beyond Teheran

From the Beeb:

"Ahmed is an unemployed graduate in Shiraz who has joined a pro-Mousavi rally every day since the results came out. He told the BBC the authorities were shipping in guards from outside the city to deal with the protests.

"The Basijis [volunteer militia] are very organised, armed with batons and sticks and they basically attack without warning".

He said the mood of the crowd had been volatile: like "Sparks of fire under the dust".

Ali, also from Shiraz, emailed the BBC Have Your Say to describe his experiences at Monday's rally in his city.

There were lots of police on motorcycles attacking people

Ladan, Shiraz
He said tear gas was fired and then "Police on motorcycles attacked the protesters". He described taking refuge in someone's house but police broke windows to follow them in.

"They also arrested three young men and attacked another two. They started to hit them with batons ruthlessly. We could see blood running down their heads".

Ladan got in touch with BBC Persian TV: "My sister and her friends went to Molla Sadra Street in Shiraz. There were lots of guards and police on motorcycles attacking people."

Azarnoush in Shiraz tweeted: "Students are being surrounded in Shiraz University, civil police is in fight with people".

People have emailed the BBC from across Iran, in Yazd, Rasht, Esfahan and Tabriz to describe pro-Mousavi rallies. "

Posted by liberal hawk 2009-06-16 10:37||   2009-06-16 10:37|| Front Page Top

#5 I saw where current Iran government plans to have a "limited vote re-count." They are going to count the ones that go their way and dump the rest.
Posted by JohnQC 2009-06-16 12:32||   2009-06-16 12:32|| Front Page Top

#6 You'd think that idiots on motorcycles would be easy meat for organized street fighters. Get a long stick & three or four friends with long sticks, and play pike & pole-vault on any of these thugs who dare to charge you. A motorcycle isn't a horse, and a couple guys on a motorcycle isn't the cavalry. They're dynamically unstable and easily smashed up by somebody with a hoe or shovel who's willing to stand his ground.
Posted by Mitch H.">Mitch H.  2009-06-16 13:50|| http://blogfonte.blogspot.com/]">[http://blogfonte.blogspot.com/]  2009-06-16 13:50|| Front Page Top

#7 The Basijis [volunteer militia] are very organised, armed with batons and sticks and they basically attack without warning".

Yes, we saw it as it happened.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2009-06-16 16:49||   2009-06-16 16:49|| Front Page Top

#8 There is now first hand, perpetrator evidence that proves that ballots were NOT counted. I watched BOTH major presidential debates on the Live Station feed, and both the clerical and semi-secular candidates slaughtered Ahmadinejad. He was accused of misuse of over 1 billion dollars, and refused to account for same. The Ayatollah's candidate - former speaker of the Iran parliament - blasted Ahmadinejad for lying about the angelic presence during his UN speech.

There is no freaking way that anyone could win a free election in face of a refusal to either account for cooking the economic books or to apologize for blasphemy. Ahmadinejad is under effective condemnation for blasphemy.

Unfortunately, the faux-president owns the military and civil service. And, in spite of clerical opposition, they have now fatwahed against use of protests for "counter-revolutionary" purposes. They prefer the status quo to free elections. Civil war is certain. It will likely start in the ethnic areas to the east, and gain Persian support. And there are professional soldiers who would like to have a go at the Basij parasites, who strike break for the Ayatollah' family companies.
Posted by Black Bart Sliter4867 2009-06-16 17:12||   2009-06-16 17:12|| Front Page Top

#9 Unfortunately, the faux-president owns the military and civil service.

In the end, the election will go the way the ayatollahs want it to, Black Bart Sliter4867, because the game was rigged from the start, when the ayatollahs picked which potential candidates they would permit to run. The election was neither free nor fair, just like every election since 1979. What happens after the final results are announced is the interesting bit.
Posted by trailing wife ">trailing wife  2009-06-16 22:48||   2009-06-16 22:48|| Front Page Top

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