The 4 Billion of the late shah is infact a rumor only, based on zendani style village gossip, based on the evidence the sum was under 50 million and that is the sum that was taken and lost by some ... Read more
No... because they are the chosen people and incapable of terrorizing their neighbors --- rolling eyes Mehrdad
bird of a feather flock together Two regimes that they claim to be holey and God sent, yet with lots of blood on their hands. One oppresses their own people, the other is happy to oppress their n... Read more
1) He's Iranian enough. It is the duty of everyone who has the means to speak out against oppression and tyranny to do so. It is easier for the rich, since everyone worships them. Plus in the case ... Read more
If we're honestly expecting rich Iranians to become politically active and play a prominent role in freedom struggles of Iranian people, it just means either we don't have a proper understanding of... Read more
Sure it does. The only issue is the Pahlavi insignia which is the lion and sun with a crown. The lion and sun has always been there. The allah or akbar insignia is the intruder.
Right... How proud are you of where Iran is today? And how proud are you of what the Iranian people have to endure. You sound reasonably proud of your heritage. Let me ask you then: If you had her ... Read more
OK - again; this rant makes no sense
Actually I disagree with your assertion "That's not a reflection on all Iranians". does the term "money talks..." mean anything to you? What it means to me is that the rest will assign MORE credibi... Read more
You mean my piece makes less sense than your comment? Read yours again and tell me that again.
I'm not mad at Omidyar personally, I completely get why he might choose to be weak, spineless, and self centered and run from his heritage and embrace his newfound identity as a "World Citizen". I ... Read more
And with this comment, I hope everyone now sees why we are where we are. Thanks, you just made my whole point. No wonder. I hope that all your praying to your own American Idol gets you what you wi... Read more
But just look how accomplished we are at plausible deniability.
Living in Silicon Valley i see a lot of rich Iranian-Americans that don't do much charity and service to their societies locally let alone anything to do with iran. They mostly are so busy making m... Read more
Below "Sway" was performed by Haifa Wahbe, the most famous singer in Arab world. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLZeGYrfuCI
I wonder whether these young people are trying to find a way around the official ban on depicting musical instruments; though this particular performance is perhaps a bit too sassy to get by the ce... Read more
That flag is the only one there is now, whether we like it or not. Previous one doesn't work now!