Iran, Thirty Love

Well, at least it’s nice to know that Bush is determined to keep Iran as our enemy forever or as long as he remains in office.  It’s kinda comforting actually, like an old blanket or really well worn in underwear.  Meanwhile, I find myself growing a little more aggravated that Iran is...

Ahmadinejad: A Whole Lotta Smoke, Not A Lotta Fire

Much has been said about Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to New York this week, not the least of which has been directed toward the invitation extended to him to speak at Columbia University earlier today. About this, I’ve been relatively quiet, mainly because I’ve already...

The Right’s Need for Ahmadinejad

I’ve posted previously on how counterproductive the Right’s actions toward Iran, and especially it’s hardline leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, are. With their wingnuttery on high boil today, one can only draw the conclusion that they really want to keep this guy around. How else to justify...

Throwing A Lifeline to Ahmadinejad

I have a different take than Kyle on the whole controversy regarding the barring of Iranian President Ahmadinejad from placing a wreath at ground zero. I think it’s a diplomatic blunder that will only bolster Ahmadinejad at home because it will be seen as an insult to the Iranian people. I am no fan...