A scary anecdote from Iran. A trusted colleague - who is married to an Iranian-American and would thus prefer to stay anonymous - has told me of a very disturbing episode that happened to her friend, another Iranian-American, as she was flying to Iran last week. On passing through the immigration control at the airport in Tehran, she was asked by the officers if she has a Facebook account. When she said "no", the officers pulled up a laptop and searched for her name on Facebook. They found her account and noted down the names of her Facebook friends.
HOLY SHIT RIGHT (source) jesus. DId anyone else here also that Mousavi is finally taking his first solid stand against the new government and forming his own little union thing? And that the clerics plan to move the headquarters to Iraq if they have to if Ahmadinejad's office is officially recognized?
Geez what about how Ahmadinejad wants to get together with Obama to negotiate and strengthen relations? If Obama agrees, it'd be just the same as acknowledging him as the rightful leader as Iran. This is a sneaky move by Ahmadinejad man...
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So how about that secret agency created by Cheney that was going to allow assassinations and hideous violations of freedom? Yeah, wtg there Cheney.
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Is not just the coolest thing? Think about it people.
Why are sports such a powerful thing in our world? Over history conflicts have been resolved, put on hold, or swept under the rug because of sports. The Olympics pretty much puts the world on hold. The win of a team whose country is in peril causes rejoicing throughout the world. A team win creates excitement and a sense of hope, and that is only multiplied if your country, city, state, etc. is in a state of disarray. It changes your image...it's really amazing how competition can actually end up causing cohesion, even if it's only temporary.
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