By Chuck Ring (GadaboutBlogalot ©2009 – 2011)
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Mahmoud and Muammar, two fine allies who do our work for us. At least in a way. Each has recently called for more demonstrations or massing on borders of another country. Unfortunately, they were not referring to their county, but they are on the receiving end of some serious demonstrations or threats of acts against their governments.
Gaddafi has played with mischief before and many times it brought him misery after it purchased fame for him among some who support him. Ahmadinejad has been another “fly” in the world’s ointment, and remains so today. While everyone waits for them to join together to drop the physical “N” bomb (nuclear) and not just talk about it in a virtual way; both men are dangerous boys with economies and constituents lagging in serious ways.
Ahmadinejad faced challenges in the very recent past, when many of Iran’s citizens were unhappy with his alleged win for a second term as President of Iran. Gaddafi has had a 42 year reign in Libya, which was surpassed by Castro, but no longer since “the Fidel” resigned and” the Raul” assumed power. The Wall Street Journal has reported that both of Iran and Libya face demonstrations and as stated above Iran’s has begun today. The quote below is excerpted from WSJ (click here) :
And in Iran, opposition leaders planned a demonstration on Monday in solidarity with the Egyptian and Tunisian revolts. The streets of Tehran rocked to the chants of residents shouting “Death to the dictator” and “God is great” Sunday night, according to witnesses and videos posted on Youtube.
Activists are calling for protests in Libya on Thursday, testing whether Col. Moammar Gadhafi‘s 42-year regime will be forced to make political concessions.
Perhaps the world will see more despots and dictators fall as the next week or so travels on to witness more folks making a charge to freedom such as they aren’t accustomed to feeling or witnessing. Here’s a short video recently posted to the web, and you can click on the video, and then the start triangle after the video plays to continue playing more related videos:
A flap of the cap to Wall Street Journal/Digital Network for this story (also cited above) and the reporters on the story, Margaret Coker, Matt Bradley and Tamer El-Ghobashy.
We trust you’ll follow other videos after you view the one above. Also follow any links below for more information.
- Gaddafi: I love revolts – when they occur somewhere else (hotair.com)
- You: February 17: Day of Anger in Libya (allvoices.com)
- Gaddafi tells Palestinians: Revolt against Israel (msnbc.msn.com)
- Gaddafi condemns Tunisia uprising (guardian.co.uk)
- One Dead As Violent Clashes Break Out In Tehran (news.sky.com)
- Tens Of Thousands Of Protesters March In Iran (huffingtonpost.com)