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Re: The Iran Discussion Thread
« Reply #35 on: June 08, 2012, 09:03:43 AM »
I've met some Iranian people. Straight up some of the nicest people I have ever met. I've always thought Iran's issues were the leadership.

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Re: The Iran Discussion Thread
« Reply #36 on: June 08, 2012, 09:05:57 AM »
At no point in any of those remarks did he suggest that Iran would be the instrument of their eradication.  In fact, in the last two he stated somewhat implicitly that it would be the Palestinians who put an end to it. 
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Re: The Iran Discussion Thread
« Reply #37 on: June 08, 2012, 10:00:02 AM »
Barto's right.



Neither Carson nor Phantom are correct.


Well this thread has been fun. But I can't stand arguing with right wing extremists especially ones who support Israel's current regime. I love my country, but loving the current government involves a complete lack of perspective.
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Re: The Iran Discussion Thread
« Reply #38 on: June 08, 2012, 12:43:00 PM »
Sorry, I should clarify. Israel doesn't give a damn about Iran and their supposed nuclear weapons. Obviously Iran is a threat, but not with nukes. The nuke issue is just a way to keep idiots like bibi in power.

To add to this, nukes are just a way to keep the idiots like Ahmadenenijad;lkj in power.

US politicans have threatened to bomb Iran for years (bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran anyone?), and have said the exact equivalent of everything phantom just quoted. I see no reason why our calling Iran a regional threat, and saying it's regime is dangerous and we need to step in do so something, is really any different than Iran saying Israel is a threat, and that it's regime is dangerous. Their rhetoric is only slightly different.