“Lionsden: Quite the contrary - Republicans, leading the degradation of civil rights behind the guise of religion and patriotism. FYI - Democrats, popularly elected in a fair election, no tyranny there - though I couldn't say it about their predecessors.”
“- Iranians are taking a playbook from the Chinese, by globally harassing expats who speak their mind.
- The Republicans who are so bellicose with the revolutionary government have been doing business under the table with the regime since the 1980 election. The civil war they conducted through Iraq in the late 80's cemented a regime for two more decades that at the time was becoming politically unstable...
We are all responsible for, as Democrats are equally culpable for sitting on their hands during the Shah and for not supporting legitimate democratic movements at the time, Iran as it is today.”