Comments on: Iran election opens door to U.S. talks http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/11/iran-election-opens-door-to-us-talks/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Folklight http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2009/06/11/iran-election-opens-door-to-us-talks/#comment-16578 Fri, 12 Jun 2009 19:09:38 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=3999#comment-16578 To be suspicious of a country Iran’s theocracy labeled “The Great Satan” is self serving, it seems, in the same way term limits of senators and congressmen never seem to get to the floor for a vote. To do otherwise could jepordize power which no “deserving” leader can permit.

Deja Vu certainly is an accurate description.
The revolution 30 years ago was fueled by suspicion as well. The Sha became very suspicious following an assassination attempt and became “repressive” which precipitated the ruling alliance of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Today’s election is another referendum on suspicion as the majority of Iranian citizens have no personal experience of 1978-79 and have grown increasingly wary (and weary) of TPTB and their need to demonize or threaten anyone that might contest the “official” definition of truth and justice. The Power to Define is The Power to Control. Today’s vote is power.

As the Mantra of Hope and Change spreads in Persia the outcome of this election hangs in the balance. People across the globe watch and pray for peace and prosperity.

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