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Oregone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-21-09 12:28 PM
Response to Reply #85
86. Well power to your Twitter
In the meantime Im sitting on the sidelines and waiting for some coherent information (which is sorely lacking)
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  -Are the Iranian Election Protests Another U.S. Orchestrated "Color Revolution"? liteworker101  Jun-21-09 11:13 AM   #0 
  - ...  WeDidIt   Jun-21-09 11:14 AM   #1 
  - +1  RandomThoughts   Jun-21-09 11:16 AM   #3 
  - I had no idea I was starting this when I posted, I'd be really happy to see it go away.  liteworker101   Jun-21-09 12:35 PM   #98 
  - Don't be sorry. It's not your fault some minds are closed N/T  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:43 PM   #106 
  - .  Adelante   Jun-21-09 12:42 PM   #103 
  - +10  HughMoran   Jun-21-09 12:53 PM   #113 
  - Its internal.  RandomThoughts   Jun-21-09 11:16 AM   #2 
  - This article reads like it was found in a padded cell, scrawled on some toilet paper.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-21-09 11:18 AM   #4 
  - Charming. Anything else you would like to add? n/t  liteworker101   Jun-21-09 11:23 AM   #7 
     - Your essay is pure bullshit  WeDidIt   Jun-21-09 11:24 AM   #9 
     - Pure?  Oregone   Jun-21-09 11:51 AM   #24 
     - The polling cited was taken THREE WEEKS before the elections  WeDidIt   Jun-21-09 11:59 AM   #28 
     - Meaningless drivel, as are the leaked "results"  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:03 PM   #35 
        - I agree about the leaked results  WeDidIt   Jun-21-09 12:06 PM   #44 
        - The three candidates out of more than 400 were not chosen until late May.  Aloha Spirit   Jun-21-09 12:47 PM   #109 
     - I suppose it is kinda like  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:00 PM   #31 
     - Definitely true that things happen, yes  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:08 PM   #49 
        - Now your argument is "who knows?"  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:14 PM   #66 
           - Im not throwing out accusations  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:17 PM   #75 
              - well then you need to turn  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:20 PM   #78 
                 - The problem is, which I pointed out...  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:22 PM   #80 
                    - no  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:26 PM   #85 
                       - Well power to your Twitter  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:28 PM   #86 
                          - yes  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:30 PM   #91 
     - The results came out in about 3 hours after the polls  shraby   Jun-21-09 12:11 PM   #58 
     - They may of had idiot savants counting the ballots  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:46 PM   #108 
     - Why let criticial thinking get in the way  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:41 PM   #102 
     - You can't possibly be overlooking the ridiculous assumptions in that screed  HughMoran   Jun-21-09 12:55 PM   #115 
        - Haha...  Oregone   Jun-21-09 01:02 PM   #118 
           - Heh  HughMoran   Jun-21-09 01:07 PM   #122 
     - It is not my essay and thank you for the welcome. I hope I do get to stay,  liteworker101   Jun-21-09 12:03 PM   #36 
     - Great question/answer! Well said  Joe the Revelator   Jun-21-09 12:14 PM   #65 
     - "Leaders of the puppet states of Great Britain and Germany"  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-21-09 11:25 AM   #10 
  - "Iran" doesn't even exist except as a US propaganda exercise.  Orrex   Jun-21-09 11:20 AM   #5 
  - another couple of paragraphs from the essay -  liteworker101   Jun-21-09 11:21 AM   #6 
  - IT's 100% pure unadulterated BULLSHIT  WeDidIt   Jun-21-09 11:24 AM   #8 
  - Pure unadulterated bullshit? $400 million to destabilize Iran?  Flaneur   Jun-21-09 12:23 PM   #82 
     - and if one of those organizations  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:29 PM   #88 
  - Just like Iran is one of the US 'boogiemen' - so is the US the big boogieman for Iran  Matariki   Jun-21-09 11:42 AM   #18 
  - OMG  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:04 PM   #39 
  - One of us is being played......here's a hint.....its you  Joe the Revelator   Jun-21-09 12:16 PM   #71 
  - It all started with Flock of Seagulls  Orrex   Jun-21-09 11:28 AM   #11 
  - "Are you ready for war with a demonized Iran" - that says it  bhikkhu   Jun-21-09 11:31 AM   #12 
  - And no other country  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:05 PM   #41 
  - Roberts is the architect of Reaganomics and a racist pig  cali   Jun-21-09 11:33 AM   #13 
  - Come on Cali, "racist pig" - that is harsh, along with what "what a bunch of whores..."  liteworker101   Jun-21-09 12:01 PM   #32 
     - Can I assume then that you haven't been following the twitters from Iran?  Aloha Spirit   Jun-21-09 01:16 PM   #126 
  - What a piece of arrogant, ignorant bullshit  MadHound   Jun-21-09 11:34 AM   #14 
  - This article is just dumb.  Matariki   Jun-21-09 11:36 AM   #15 
  - Nate Silver of fivethirtyeight.com discussed that Washington Post poll last week:  Towlie   Jun-21-09 11:40 AM   #16 
  - THANK YOU liteworker!  Party Person   Jun-21-09 11:40 AM   #17 
  - The US can fake a tweet, certainly.  MadHound   Jun-21-09 11:45 AM   #20 
  - Thats a silly point  Oregone   Jun-21-09 11:53 AM   #26 
     - The poster I was replying to was implying that the Tweets were faked up by the US  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:03 PM   #34 
        - "don't you think that one of the RWer's would have pulled the trigger before now"  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:11 PM   #56 
        - Do you know anything about Iranian society?  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:14 PM   #63 
           - I think anyone who thinks they know anything substantial about what is happening..  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:15 PM   #69 
              - Yeah, but it's obvious that your knowledge of Iranian society,  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:25 PM   #83 
                 - I bring the absence of a belief in my omniscience  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:30 PM   #92 
                    - your lack of knowledge  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:32 PM   #95 
                    - So your "absence of belief" leads you to believe that this is a US backed operation?  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:39 PM   #99 
                       - No. Thats a strawman  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:42 PM   #104 
                          - So I suppose that you would have been against Ghandi's revolt against the British,  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:50 PM   #110 
                             - To make such a comparison, illustrates you ignorance  Oregone   Jun-21-09 12:52 PM   #112 
                                - Your spelling, your lack of knowledge in this are,  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:54 PM   #114 
        - The US did it in 1953, why so far fetched now? The US has been screaming  liteworker101   Jun-21-09 12:11 PM   #57 
           - Because there is ZERO evidence that the US is interfering.  geek tragedy   Jun-21-09 12:12 PM   #61 
           - easy, because we effectively controlled Iran in 1953  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:16 PM   #74 
           - *Sigh* Because back in 1953 Iran was a much more open society than it is now  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:23 PM   #81 
  - No offense to you - but what is with the slew of new posters questioning the Iran protests?  Matariki   Jun-21-09 11:47 AM   #21 
  - so you are saying  Party Person   Jun-21-09 11:58 AM   #27 
  - I'm saying it's noticeable there are suddenly a lot of new people posting the same sentiments  Matariki   Jun-21-09 12:06 PM   #42 
  - Yep  WeDidIt   Jun-21-09 12:00 PM   #29 
  - I don't know about new posters, but anti-war means anti-war to me  bhikkhu   Jun-21-09 12:00 PM   #30 
  - Nobody is cheering a crowd running into slaughter,  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:08 PM   #50 
  - a better solution?  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:09 PM   #51 
  - The American Revolution comes to mind.  Matariki   Jun-21-09 12:15 PM   #70 
     - well I'm as patriotic as the next guy  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:19 PM   #76 
  - Anti-war crusaders are simply reactionaries.  anonymous171   Jun-21-09 01:05 PM   #120 
  - They escaped from the 911 dungeon.  geek tragedy   Jun-21-09 12:10 PM   #55 
  - That's funny because of the slew of new posters in the "Twitter Brigade"  JackRiddler   Jun-21-09 12:12 PM   #60 
  - I haven't noticed that - can you elaborate?  Matariki   Jun-21-09 12:14 PM   #64 
     - Tweeters trying to turn someone called Neda into Joan of Arc. Pure propaganda. NT  Party Person   Jun-21-09 01:21 PM   #127 
  - I did not sign up to DU to write about Iran, I believe I signed in a couple  liteworker101   Jun-21-09 12:32 PM   #96 
  - Interesting speculation  Aloha Spirit   Jun-21-09 11:47 AM   #22 
  - Oh come on  rockymountaindem   Jun-21-09 11:47 AM   #23 
  - how do you know some of it wasn't photoshopped (or otherwise faked)?  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:04 PM   #37 
     - The real question is, how do you know you're not fake?  Aloha Spirit   Jun-21-09 12:06 PM   #45 
     - You are a hoot.  Matariki   Jun-21-09 12:07 PM   #46 
     - there is desperation here  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:10 PM   #54 
  - You'd catch flack because you're spouting insanity and stupidity.  geek tragedy   Jun-21-09 12:09 PM   #53 
  - I pretty certain we don't have a hand in this.  shadowknows69   Jun-21-09 11:44 AM   #19 
  - They may not have orchestrated it from the beginning  Party Person   Jun-21-09 11:52 AM   #25 
     - I think we'll only be able to pull strings to a smaller extent  shadowknows69   Jun-21-09 12:08 PM   #48 
  - This is to liteworker101 and party person: Your speculation is not worth countering  Aloha Spirit   Jun-21-09 12:02 PM   #33 
  - Paul Craig Roberts feeding the CIA \ Mossad is behind this  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-21-09 12:04 PM   #38 
  - Everyone here criticizes the corporate MSM so much  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:09 PM   #52 
  - so let me get this straight  qazplm   Jun-21-09 12:12 PM   #59 
  - Look, people on DU are thoughtful. You provide NOTHING to support your  Aloha Spirit   Jun-21-09 12:13 PM   #62 
  - And some of those tweets are coming straight from the Iranian government  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-21-09 12:29 PM   #90 
  - Paul Craig Roberts  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:19 PM   #77 
     - Not at all, answer to the OP  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-21-09 12:31 PM   #94 
  - liteworker101,  cbayer   Jun-21-09 12:04 PM   #40 
  - You have not provided any evidence whatsoever of US government intervention in Iran  varelse   Jun-21-09 12:06 PM   #43 
  - ABCNEWS provided a report about US intervention in Iran...  JackRiddler   Jun-21-09 12:28 PM   #87 
  - Yawn; another "95% of the planet can't do anything without the US' involvement" CT (nt)  Posteritatis   Jun-21-09 12:08 PM   #47 
  - And we wonder how we got labled with the "Blame America First" label.  Joe the Revelator   Jun-21-09 12:15 PM   #67 
  - WTF is this shit? nt  anonymous171   Jun-21-09 12:15 PM   #68 
  - Very possible. We are fools if we 100% discount it.  tom_paine   Jun-21-09 12:16 PM   #72 
  - thank you tom paine  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:25 PM   #84 
  - Thank you, a voice of sanity and reason. You said everything I've been  liteworker101   Jun-21-09 12:39 PM   #100 
  - Americans have yet to grasp the concepts of remaining silent,  Karenina   Jun-21-09 12:41 PM   #101 
     - Why wait to find out the real results  Party Person   Jun-21-09 01:36 PM   #128 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-21-09 12:16 PM   #73 
  - Or maybe you should make your way to David Horowitz's forum.  JackRiddler   Jun-21-09 12:29 PM   #89 
  - Tweet! Tweet! Tweedle dee tweedle dum monkey see monkey doo  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:33 PM   #97 
     - ooh, if it's in counterpunch then it MUST be true. that idiot game works both ways, honey.  cali   Jun-21-09 12:43 PM   #105 
     - I think you misread my post cali  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:51 PM   #111 
     - Question, why are you discounting the many, many video accounts of what's going on  MadHound   Jun-21-09 12:46 PM   #107 
        - Probably some of it is fabricated  Party Person   Jun-21-09 12:57 PM   #116 
           - Dude, I like a good conspiracy theory as much as the next person  MadHound   Jun-21-09 01:09 PM   #123 
              - Iran was useful bogeymen to them then  Party Person   Jun-21-09 01:16 PM   #125 
  - The NeoCons want in there come hell or high water  libodem   Jun-21-09 12:20 PM   #79 
  - Probably not. But, the CIA and the NeoCons are gleeful about it.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-21-09 12:30 PM   #93 
  - similar to the bogus "cedar revolution" in Lebanon  Party Person   Jun-21-09 01:04 PM   #119 
  - Thanks for the Republican viewpoint form Counterpunch  HughMoran   Jun-21-09 01:01 PM   #117 
  - Paul Craig Roberts  WeDidIt   Jun-21-09 01:05 PM   #121 
  - They Won't Get Fooled Again  Party Person   Jun-21-09 01:12 PM   #124 
  - Counterpunch, when umbrage simply isn't enough ~  bridgit   Jun-21-09 01:37 PM   #129 
  - Locking  cbayer   Jun-21-09 01:41 PM   #130 
 

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