Here's your chance

Would you have voted for Lincoln or JFK?


Here's your chance
by salim

History does repeats itself , but not often. We have the choice to be on the side of observing history or shaping it. Through out the history in face of adversity great leaders had a "creative genius" of using words to lead, inspire, and unite people:

"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal...." -- Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln November 19, 1863

"...we observe today not a victory of party, but a celebration of freedom - symbolizing an end, as well as a beginning - signifying renewal, as well as change...ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." -- Inaugural Address by John F. Kennedy - January 20th 1961

" the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope... that we are one people; we are one nation; and together, we will begin the next great chapter in the American story with three words that will ring from coast to coast; from sea to shining sea -- Yes. We. Can." -- Barack Obama. New Hampshire concession speech January 8th, 2008

When Bill Clinton made the famous "fairytale" remark and Hillary talked about false hope. Bill Bennett, former Secretary of Education called Obama's message the American Dream. And indeed it's the American dream. As Obama put it in his DNC 2004 speech:

"...let’s face it, my presence on this stage is pretty unlikely. My father was a foreign student, born and raised in a small village in Kenya. He grew up herding goats, went to school in a tin-roof shack. His father -- my grandfather -- was a cook, a domestic servant to the British...."

Toni Morrison, Noble Laureate recently coined the term, "creative genius" when she endorsed Obama. It was only a year ago when Obama announced his candidacy. What seemed like a long shot and tall wall to overcome. Running against the household name of Clinton that was billed as the inevitable candidate. With an uncommon and unheard name, it took all of his creative genius to forge a campaign against all odds to be in a position to surpass Clinton.

This improbable son of immigrant has done something that it was thought impossible. To bring people from both side of isles, ardent republicans the likes of the Susan Eisenhower who recently pledged in a Washington Post op-ed to step outside of her party, "this lifelong Republican will work to get him elected". To pass gender issues and have 100 of the top feminist leaders in the country to support him over Clinton. He has the ability to united people of all creeds, to energize and motivate the traditionally apathetic youngsters to believe in themselves in a ways that he brought so many voters that was enough to defeat the republicans in a state that has been a red state in the last presidential elections.

Is this a fairytale? I chose to believe not. I call it the American Dream. the same dream that brought us, you and I, to the shores of this land. The hope of a greater future. The confidence of the "Yes we can" spirit, the dream of better opportunities and achievements that were not even given to us in our own ancestral land.

Let's vote for hope, for our dreams, and for the story that is as much about us as it's about America. Let's make history. Vote Obama.

PS. if you are in CA and our undeclared, you need to ask for a Democratic ballot if you want to vote for Obma. And remember this is not a winner take all race for Democrats. So your vote really counts and it could make the difference in your district to give that delegate to Obama.



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Ben Madadi

Obama, Clinton, and most other democrats...

by Ben Madadi on

Democrats lie a lot, do very little. They create big governments and governments are always, all over the world, incompetent in doing pretty much anything. George Bush is actually one of the biggest democrats out there. He has got the wrong party HAHAHA!

Kaveh Nouraee


by Kaveh Nouraee on

Democrats focus on the economy?

Yes, by raising taxes and initiating social programs that merely provides funding to further enable the problem (for example, welfare) while never actually solving the problem.

Health care?

Insurance companies are running health care right now, and we all see how disastrous that is. What makes you think the government can possibly do any better? Everything else they have managed has been an unmitigated disaster.


The most Democrats have done is advocate free or inexpensive school lunches. Keep in mind that the free lunches are provided by food suppliers that are always in the politcian's district/constituency, and that they are HUGE contributors to any campaign.

In other words, Democrats are all about BIG government. Meddling in issues that you should be taking responsibility for yourself.


To Al Sefati with low IQ with inferiority complex like obama

by Dr. Prof. Danesh (not verified) on

...Now you understand why I have ousted Obama and will give his senate seat to someone else before considering him sending him tp psychiatric unit for prolong hospitalization--

1. Helping him to recover from psycholigcal complex
2. Make sure the black american rights and privileges and the advances they have made since civil right movements are not going to be rolled back to the time of lynching and segregation in a frenzied back lash amongst the whites as the result of Obama's misguided and illfated phenomenon--


Report! Report! Report!


To Al Sefati with low IQ with inferiority complex like obama

by Prof. Doctor Danesh (not verified) on

For Your information:

I got my Ph.D. in sociology from the university of California and given at riverside ths fourteenth day of december in the year nineteen hundred and eighty five 1985. I was the first one who was advanced to ABD (All But Dissertaion) in my cohort group who without exception were made of all top notch students from the cream of crop of bright students in America...the dissertation was later on published for being original as book and entitled:.... well go find out the title on your own with some leg work if you say you are not lazy...

Now go figure this you backward and underdeveloped stuck in 18th century mentality

IQ: Albert Einstein = Professor Dr. Danesh = I*Q

Get a life!


programmer craig


by programmer craig on

They have and will derail any Iran-US rapprochement

I don't really see any way for that to happen, realistically. I don't know what you expect from the US, but I doubt the US would be satisfied with anything less than a serious and sincere gesture of contrition for past wrongs, and a genuine commitment from the IRI to change it's ways. Do you believe that might happen?

They(Mullahs) thrive on the populist politics and are using it to win the hearts and mind of Arab streets.

If you think the "Arab street" is more hostile to the US than it was in 2001 then I think you haven't been paying much attention.


Obama = Patriot act

by Ron Paul supporter (not verified) on

Obama voted for the patriot act.

Obama is just another globalist NWO neo-con.

Even if Ron Paul doesn't win, you can't beat his platform and his message.



Mr. Kaveh Nouraee; A lot of

by Anonymous347 (not verified) on

Mr. Kaveh Nouraee;

A lot of hardworking average American people including immigrants who have made a life for themselves in America vote for Democrats since Democrats focus more on domestic/internal issues such as economy, health care, education, etc. all important and even vital to voters.

Kaveh Nouraee

Why Are Any Of You Voting Democrat?

by Kaveh Nouraee on

I am interested in your reasons.


now I got you Anonymous347!

by no_name (not verified) on

Now I got you, Anonymous347.

Now that you started blabbing insults instead of substance I know you are nothing but a fanatical loser and there are only a few groups through incest who produced your kind. you can't make one constructive comment to save your life.

I look forward to more of your moronic replies. Bring it on.


khar khodeti badbakht ...

by Anonymous347 (not verified) on

khar khodeti badbakht ...

yeah right since I am not a Shahollahi and do not praise/follow your fucking Mullah bastards, then I surely must be MKO! what a pathetic creature you are! go suck an egg loser!


Anonymous347 seems like you got some help

by no_name (not verified) on

Seems like you got some help on your geopolitical understanding and Persian phrases. Or who knows, you could be a MKO looser who changes flags and ideology as often as Madonna changed styles. Either way, go get lost and do something more useful with your life instead of thriving on violence and war.


To no_name idiot; martikeh I

by Anonymous347 (not verified) on

To no_name idiot;

martikeh I could not give a rat's ass about your stance! murdering fascist ham jadd o abadeteh!

Mullahs believe that with somebody like Obama (a "naive unseasoned" politician who happens to have some "Muslim" heritage, at least that seems to be their perception)in the White House, they can have the cake and eat it too!

On one hand, they think they can somehow manage to continue their financial and logistical support for terrorist activities and groups abroad "to help annhilate the Zionist regime" (lol) as in the last 29 years, and maintian their so called inspirational image among Islamist terrorists and on the other, acquire economic incentives, lifting of the sanctions, security guanatees, total control of Iraq, etc. etc. zehi khial e baatel!

Since no American politician is that insane to fall for such a bargain and give so much without receiving something substanbtial in return, and since Mullahs are not such mental retards to deliberately destroy whatever is left of their revolution and Khoeminei's heritage by surrendering to the will of the US, I don't think anybody in their right mind should expect any real lasting compromise or rapproachement between the two, no matter who the next president of the U.S. might be!


Obama will be the worst candidate for Mullahs

by no_name (not verified) on

Dummy Anonymous347,

If you weren't such a dummy and understood the Mullah's mentality you would have realized Obama will be the worst candidate for Ahmadinejad and Mullahs.

They(Mullahs) thrive on the populist politics and are using it to win the hearts and mind of Arab streets. The moment they make peace with US, they will lose their populist influence that fuels their rule. The moment a US President eases off on the threat, Ahamadinejad and his ilk will lose the populist support internally and regionally. However people like you are so hard headed or geopolitically ignorant that can not realize this.

As for my standing, I am neither a mullah supporter (lol only if you knew me) or a shahist. But what I am most not, is a murdering fascist like you.


To Dr. Prof. Danesh

by Al Sefati (not verified) on

Your probably got your doctorate in major of IGNORANCE!


It is Time for Obama to Commit Suicide

by Dr. Prof. Danesh (not verified) on

1. For betraying his country
2. For cooperating with Al Ghaida to cement a similar ideolgical ferver for the lazy and unproductive classes
3. For leaving his post
4. For beating his chest for the poor while getting ready to hop on Air Force one and moving to a luxurious White house as his residence along with black lemozene
5. Betraying the black american population asipriation and hope by openning a new anti back movement among the whites to reinstate the racia; segregation in public plance in a wild and mob type of back lash
6. Betraying and exposing his family
7. Demeaning the Kennedy family by losing the state of massachuset after the kennedy endorsement...


To no_name or whateva u call

by Anonymous347 (not verified) on

To no_name or whateva u call urself;

If you weren't such a foolsih Mullah sycophant, you wouldn't label people what your mullah masters do or consider site as your own personal turf where only views close to your masters' must be reflected, so it goes without saying what group of fools you belong to.

I don't know what makes you so sure that Obama will come and rescue your ever loser Mullah masters from their unavoidable demise?!! these candidates say a lot of things just to be elected! I agree that their methods might differ but their overall long-term policy is the same! They cannot go agaisnt the system! haven't you figured that out by now?

You sound just like some of those Shahollahis who were so sure that Reagan, then Bush Sr. and later on Bush Jr. would come and get rid of Mullahs for them, You're just the opposite side of the same coin!!


if you weren't a moron you wouldn't have fallen for the bait

by no_name (not verified) on

to Anonymous347
If you weren't such a moron you wouldn't have fallen for the bait. Hahaha...

Now I know for sure which group is behind these posts.

To your claim, and as the J-post said, Obama is within the Pro-Israel definition, but Hillary is the person who will go after Iran. Clintons gave the country away to Israel from the wiretap bill that put all the Israeli based wiretapping system on US phone system, to giving them a lot of key posts. Hillary will be another person who will sell out the country to Israel for person gain. She is a traitor.


How typical of Mullah

by Anonymous347 (not verified) on

How typical of Mullah cronies and "payollees" to immediately repeat their masters' accusation, labelling everbody who does not sing in tune with them as "ZIONISTs", "Zinofascists", "war mongers" and other bullshit names and self-concocted lables!

How incredibly gullible of you moron who believe every BULL you read in an Op-ed. of some paper and think that Obama is your masters' savior! Is that how your masters base their foreign policy on, by what they read in Jerusalem Post's op-ed section or some other Israeli paper?!! hahahahahhahahahahha!

You should know by now moron that Democrats traditionally have always been more pro-Israeli than Republicans and rest assured Obama is no exception!


Why the zionist posts on

by no_name (not verified) on

The last two comments under here are most likely by Zionist morons.

The reason they are so negative on Obama and the same reason why CNN, CBS, ABC and the rest are so pro-Hillary is because of Iran. In a Op-ed post in Jerusalem post it was argued Hillary will go after Iran and will do what is necessary for the Jewish state and Obama will not. So they are behind Hillary.

The Zionist or rather the Zinofascists want another Bush in office that will start a war with Iran.

They don't care what happens to millions of lives or if it ends up bankrupting the country that has given them so much--whatever it takes to make Israel take over the middle east.

Post cold war, Israel is desperate for a role, and they are horrified of any other regional country building a relationship with US. They have and will derail any Iran-US rapprochement and will not have it if any one is in the office that even suggests it, such as Senator Obama. (this also goes for MKO bastards)


get you facts straight

by markux (not verified) on

He attended the poor children school in Indonesia, which is some 90% Moslem, If that's the case then having Christmas trees in my house and reading the bible make me Christian. The rumor was that George W. Bush used drug too. In his case his brain got fried, evidence are everywhere. According to your theory, Obama either escaped the ravages of drug or he never used it. I am not a supporter of him for other reasons but you're wrong, Fox news groupie.


The incredible stupidity of Mullahs' sycophants

by Anonymous347 (not verified) on

A lot of Islamic regime's sycophants, flatterers and "payrollees", specially the ones stationed outside Iran, were so enthusiastic and overjoyed in the beginning when they found out that Obama's middle name was Hussein and that his father and grandfather were muslims.

They seemed to have come to this conclusion that he would immediately surrender to Mullahs and hand over Iraq on a silver platter to them if he got to become president and since he is like his democratic predecessor, Jimmy Carter (the godfather of the Democrats), is quite inexperienced in foreign policy, they could so easily pull the wool over his eyes and get away with building their nukes!

How incredibly naive these morons are. lol.

programmer craig


by programmer craig on

It's a good post. But this part:

This improbable son of immigrant has done something that it was thought impossible.

Is not correct. His mother comes from an American family. His father was a foreign student enrolled in a University in Hawaii. As far as I know, his father divorced his mother and returned to Africa, and di not immigrate to the US.

It doesn't make much difference, but that's not his background.


Go with Huckabee. He is the

by Alivarjeh (not verified) on

Go with Huckabee. He is the only one who is not in the pay of AIPAC and who hs ais that he would talk to iran about issues (like Ron Paul). All the rest would bomb your motherland faster than Bush himself. Maybe you would not mind losing a friend or family member or call hell on your countrymen just to get your sweet revenge on the IRI! Fuck you then.


a nigger with a badge

by Non prejudice (not verified) on

I am not too sure if any one of us wants to be in A recession economy led by a negro. That is jhust my opium.


Obama is another liar politicin and he is no kennedy or carter!

by gol-dust on

He is taking advantage of anti bush mood! he voted for funding for war! i never trust him! listen to him a charlatan the same as rest!


this guy

by MRX! (not verified) on

is resurection of jimmy carter. remember the embisile that ruined our country and released islamo facist ideology that is eating every decent society
since 1979.


Voted for Obama this morning!

by Nader on

The hell with all Rebublicans. They are all WAR-MONGERS.


Obama will change America's standing in the world.

by no_name (not verified) on

As I am writing this I just learned Obama won Georgia.

The most experience people out there are Cheney and Rumsfeld and we all know how disastrous that was.

We made a mistake with Bush 2 let's not make the same mistake with Clinton 2. Obama will bring US and the World together and will raise the America's standing in the world.


Ben Madadi

Vote for Huckabee!

by Ben Madadi on

I know I am the only Iranian in the whole world who likes Hucakbee. So, if you're like me, then you're probably not an Iranian. Vote Huckabee ;)

I like his policies most, and he is the most courageous among the candidates who has been open about what he thinks. I also like it that he is a religious man. I am not a religious man myself, from a Shia Muslim family, but I think religion is good as long as it is not imposed and it stays tolerant. As long as religion is a spiritual thing it is better than the lack of it. And Huckabee's programs, especially about small government and abolishing the IRS (internal revenue serive) and introducing the consumption tax are just fantastic, if accomplished.

Vote Huckabee! Obama knows how to talk and he is a charismatic man but he is not experienced enough and his programs are not much of anything serious or great if you ask me!



by farokh2000 on

Do you know anything about the morons who are currenlty running the show in the WH?

If you did, you would not make such a stupid comment about "This Candidate". Compared to the current residents, "This candidate" is clean as you can get them.

In fact, from the 4 left, he is the only decent person who might have a personality still untainted by the Neo Natzies running the show now.