things that make me fucking angry

“The great majority of the Basij, seemingly ever-patient and self-controlled, stood for hours as kids baited and yelled, shoved and provoked. A handful of officers used well-placed elbows while batons were raised only in response to the vandalism.”

~ Iranian protesters strike at Tehran’s heart, Paola Totaro, The Age, June 23, 2009

BIT OF STICK
Tim Blair
Thursday, June 23, 2009 at 08:55am

Some old-fashioned Iranian police work at the Tehran street party:

“No offence but honestly who gives a shit about some woman in Tehran.” Nowave | “If Iranians are so interesting to you, move to Tehran.” ~ Fruitsalad | Melbourne Punx Forum, June 2009

“The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.” ~ George Orwell, ‘Notes on Nationalism’ (1945)

See also : Iran Again (June 22, 2009) | Fragments | Takin’ It to the Streets | Iran: Coup and Insurrection | The Deliverators | Iran Bloggy | Autnews : This Account Has Been Suspended (June 17, 2009) | Hail Ahmadinejad! Hail Chávez! (June 16, 2009) | Follow The Developments In Iran Like A CIA Analyst, Marc Ambinder, The Altantic Monthly, June 15, 2009.

About @ndy

I live in Melbourne, Australia. I like anarchy. I don't like nazis. I enjoy eating pizza and drinking beer. I barrack for the greatest football team on Earth: Collingwood Magpies. The 2020 premiership's a cakewalk for the good old Collingwood.
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