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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-10-09 01:43 AM
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34. They hate us for our Gameboys.
lol

I saw this great BookTv segment done by a travel writer who went to Iran and obiviously fell in love with it. Rick Steve. It's about an hour twenty.

http://www.booktv.org/watch.aspx?ProgramId=LW-10205
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  -Iran unveils first nuclear plant Turborama  Apr-09-09 09:56 AM   #0 
  - Self delete  Turborama   Apr-09-09 09:59 AM   #1 
  - And no admonishment from the US so far, right?  Barack_America   Apr-09-09 10:23 AM   #2 
  - BOOM!!!!  ddss75   Apr-09-09 10:56 AM   #3 
  - The enrichment level tells all. Uranium enrichment for power plants  alfredo   Apr-09-09 11:12 AM   #4 
  - That is, "The more nuclear power, the more domestic oil they'd be able to sell"  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-09-09 11:41 AM   #5 
  - It's called "long range planning" something US businesses and politicians  alfredo   Apr-09-09 12:23 PM   #11 
  - It's too convenient for the right wing hate radio to always forget the fact of oil "refinement"  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-09 09:31 PM   #18 
     - Their oil infrastructure is in a terrible state. They've had to import refined  alfredo   Apr-09-09 09:42 PM   #21 
  - So is there some reason why US politicans can't figure that out?  high density   Apr-10-09 02:05 PM   #42 
  - run it thru twice, for more enrichment  excess_3   Apr-10-09 02:07 AM   #35 
  - That 'boom' would be the Israelis bombing the plant, not any  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-09-09 11:42 AM   #6 
     - That's what I meant  ddss75   Apr-09-09 12:09 PM   #7 
     - That was my interpretation of that comment  Turborama   Apr-09-09 12:10 PM   #8 
        - Biden already signaled that we would not have their back in such an action.  Barack_America   Apr-09-09 12:15 PM   #9 
        - No  ddss75   Apr-09-09 12:22 PM   #10 
           - See my post #5 above.  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-09-09 01:17 PM   #12 
           - Ummm right... and there are no gays in Iran either  ShareTheWoods   Apr-09-09 03:02 PM   #13 
              - Mr Kristol?  Turborama   Apr-09-09 08:55 PM   #15 
           - Ever since we invaded Iraq, every nation in the M.E. is doing their damnest to acquire Nukes.  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-09 09:35 PM   #19 
  - Iran is finally going green it seems  ShareTheWoods   Apr-09-09 03:05 PM   #14 
  - Are you sure it's not *glowing* green?  Doctor Cynic   Apr-09-09 09:29 PM   #16 
  - lol DU luvs the idea of nuclear energy in Iran, but not in the US  Psephos   Apr-09-09 09:31 PM   #17 
     - What makes you think that Iran's crazies are any more dangerous than OUR crazies?  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-09 09:37 PM   #20 
     - SnF, reread what I said  Psephos   Apr-09-09 10:01 PM   #22 
        - I did read what you posted above. It's "hyperbole." Iranians, whatever stripes do NOT love ...  ShortnFiery   Apr-09-09 10:08 PM   #23 
        - ah, but making them less than human makes them so much easier to bomb  Alamuti Lotus   Apr-09-09 10:20 PM   #24 
        - I have plenty of Iranian friends (my gf is Persian) - so your assumption is both loony and crass  Psephos   Apr-09-09 11:22 PM   #28 
           - LOL, you have a gf. ... Oh, yeah. Guess what, I was BORN in that country.  ShortnFiery   Apr-10-09 09:17 AM   #36 
              - Born there, but didn't learn much, apparently  Psephos   Apr-10-09 01:39 PM   #38 
                 - You and your mighty keyboard.  ShortnFiery   Apr-10-09 04:26 PM   #43 
        - If you swap Iran for Pakistan and Hezbollah for the Taliban, we're much closer to the scenario  Turborama   Apr-09-09 10:20 PM   #25 
           - I think you make a good point  Psephos   Apr-09-09 11:30 PM   #29 
              - Actually, there is an imbalance of power in the ME and there are two countries that have recently  Turborama   Apr-09-09 11:59 PM   #30 
                 - Hezbollah is no more evil than our Neo-Cons.  ShortnFiery   Apr-10-09 09:18 AM   #37 
                    - Why are you directing that comment at me?  Turborama   Apr-10-09 02:02 PM   #41 
     - as said by a citizen of the only country on record to use nuclear weapons in war  Alamuti Lotus   Apr-09-09 10:25 PM   #26 
     - lol n/t  Psephos   Apr-09-09 11:07 PM   #27 
        - Ah yes, I remember you now.. didn't get any real response back then, either  Alamuti Lotus   Apr-10-09 12:35 AM   #32 
           - the power of your rhetoric leaves me panting in jealousy :)  Psephos   Apr-10-09 01:40 PM   #39 
              - admittedly, that wasn't some of my best work  Alamuti Lotus   Apr-11-09 06:15 PM   #46 
     - I don't think you have anything in Ann Arbor that Iran wants. You're pretty safe!  EFerrari   Apr-10-09 12:04 AM   #31 
        - But life as we know it could be wrecked!  Alamuti Lotus   Apr-10-09 12:51 AM   #33 
        - They hate us for our Gameboys.  EFerrari   Apr-10-09 01:43 AM   #34 
        - It's not what Iran wants, it's what some future fringe fundie wants  Psephos   Apr-10-09 01:53 PM   #40 
           - Newsflash Captain Spalding: Iran is a SOVEREIGN nation.  ShortnFiery   Apr-10-09 04:29 PM   #44 
           - Triple decker baloney sandwhich.  EFerrari   Apr-10-09 04:40 PM   #45 
 

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