Senator Joe Lieberman Voices U.S. Support For Iranian People
Radio Free Europe
29-Dec-2009 (5 comments)

December 29, 2009 Amid continuing antigovernment protests in Iran and a harsh crackdown by the authorities, U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman (Independent, Connecticut) spoke to Radio Farda correspondent Hossein Aryan about America's next foreign policy moves vis-à-vis Tehran. Lieberman said the U.S. Senate will take up an Iran sanctions bill at its next session in January and will press U.S. President Barack Obama to tighten the screws on the Iranian regime.

RFE/RL: You and eight other Senators introduced a Senate resolution about recent events in Iran which was passed unanimously on December 22. What are the main aims of this resolution, and what message do you intend to give to the Islamic Regime?

Senator Joe Lieberman:
 This resolution which you mention passed unanimously -- without a single senator of any party opposing it. [This] was our way of trying to say to the people of Iran, to the people of the Green Movement: we are with you, we see you, we hear you, we stand with you in your quest for freedom because this is fundamental to what it takes to be an American. It goes back to our own Declaration of Independence, and the first sentences that our founders in the 18th century wrote, which is that there is a truth in human events [that] every person is endowed by our creator, by God, with certain unalienable rights: the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And that is what the... >>>

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you said it Marge!

by Monda on

hameen support ro kam daashteem.  I hope he joins the rest of his kind in the dustbin of history, sooner than later. 


wasn't this a$$hole that wanted to bomb Iran,

by Bavafa on

he needs to stuff it



Another Monarchists' screw up: attracting a political whore

by rustgoo on

God forbid, he's gonna jinx the movement. This guy has only one purpose in life. Can't you just avoid this big looser?

I Have a Crush on Alex Trebek

oh shut up joe lieberman! shut up and die already

by I Have a Crush on Alex Trebek on

what a useless public "servant." everyone knows who he really works for. Mr. BURNS and Israel. Such a bad American. 


you cant find any guy

by nojanthegreat on

you cant find any guy better than joe liberman lol

his love for his country ( israel ) is known not just to american but to the world.

its good to see how low some people go.