I found this video on Twitter. Its a protest that took place in Tehran yesterday. This morning, CNN removed its special “Iran coverage” section of its website. The global community seems more fascinated with Bernie Madoff and the rash of celebrity deaths. Ahmadinejad, who makes Madoff seem like decent person, continues to make a mockery … More Not giving up
I’ve come to realize that I have devoted my blog to giving the Iranian people a voice these last few weeks. Blogs are not like the news, which has unfortunately found much more interest in celebrity deaths and the scandal involving South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford. Instead, blogs can stay focused on the most important … More More protests from far and wide
I am glad tosee that Roxana Saberi has not forgotten the many others who remain imprisoned in Tehran’s Evin Prison. I wish that more international leaders were like her. Sorry for the lack of posts…I have been attending many different rallies, including one in San Jose two nights ago where I had the chance to … More Roxana Saberi speaks out against Iran
The reports that the rallies in Tehran are stretching more than 5 miles across the city may be incorrect. 8,000 plus miles might be more fitting. Over vast oceans, Iranians from around the world are joining with their countrymen and women who are fighting for their rights in their homeland. I spent Wednesday evening in San Francisco’s … More Tehran protests reach the Bay Area
“Hope and Change” probably sounds like a great phrase for the millions of people who are revolting against the theocracy in Iran right now. For 3 days now I have been following the elections in Iran and I am keeping close contact with some of my Iranian friends who are actively involved in the protests … More Iran’s election reveals two fraudulent leaders
A friend of mine sent me this video from downtown Tehran…its a rally for Hossein Mousavi, who is challenging Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Some of my Iranian friends are casting their ballots as I write this.
Last week I was at a seaside motel in Monterey and spent an hour watching Bill Maher. He made the most correct sum-up of the situation in North Korea I’ve heard in a while (he had John Bolton as a guest, and Bolton seemed to help Maher along), one that Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama … More This should be obvious