Olympic Logo Secret Message SCANDAL!!
Iran is Irate (that was a gimme) over the 2012 London Olympics. More specifically, over the logo, threatening to boycott the games. You see, they believe there is a hidden message in the logo. Here, first, I menacingly present the original. I know what you’re thinking … UGLY. Agreed. (Or perhaps you were thinking: Is that Bill Clinton getting a … phone call? And for | Read More »
House Passes Iran Election Resolution
The House today voted to support Iranian dissidents and “all Iranians who embrace the values of freedom, human rights, civil liberties and the rule of law.” The resolution (H Res 560) passed with 405 yea votes and only one nay, and two members voting present. As I said earlier, and as many of our Representatives emphasized today, this has nothing to do with supporting Mousavi. | Read More »
Bipartisan Resolution to Stand With Iranian Dissidents
The unrest in Iran continues apace, and while the media coverage remains sparse, word nevertheless gets out of Iran thanks to our modern age and, in particular, to Twitter. As Moe notes, the situation is complex. The cast of key figures holds few heroes. But then, it’s not really about Mousavi, is it? It’s about the thousands of individual Iranians, from citizen reporters on Twitter | Read More »