Friday, July 31, 2009

Iran: Yes, We Can

Victory is very possible in Iran. Yes, we can.

Iran is a very important country. It has had limited democracy for decades, something Egypt and Saudi Arabia can not boast of. It is a large population. Iran is one country where if a grassroots movement will bring forth democracy, the Arab world at large will likely see a domino effect.

I have been so very impressed with the resilience of the Iranian people. They can clearly go past the first few weeks. They have proven a democracy movement need not be a passing fad that takes the streets for a week or two or three and then withers away at the first sign of crackdown.

The Iranian people are a very brave people. Yes, we can.

Iran has had a grudge against America. The CIA toppled a democratically elected government in Iran. Then the US punished the Iranian people much later by unleashing Saddam Hussein on them.

But both sides have to look for new beginnings. The US just did the unthinkable. It elected a black guy for president. The America that unleashed Saddam on Iran could not have elected a black guy.

Iran is a big, important country that has to look for fresh beginnings inside and out.

Iran is proving Bush wrong like Obama wanted to prove Bush wrong on the campaign trail in 2008. You don't need a trillion dollars in US military expenditures to take democracy into a country. All that has to happen is the people in that country have to rise up and take over the streets, like in Iran.

On to victory. Yes, we can.

We did it in Nepal in 2006, you can do it in Iran in 2009. Yes, we can.

The First Major Revolution Of The 21st Century Happened In Nepal

Op-Ed Contributor Iran at the Crossroads New York Times
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Monday, July 27, 2009

Off To Get Some Political Juice

Barack Obama: An American PortraitImage by tsevis via Flickr

Going To A Political Event

This headline would have sounded oddly odd last year. But this year it sounds just right. So far I have managed to stay away from political events. Even last year my complete digitality meant I would largely pass through people's fingers. People would have a hard time pinning me down. He has a blog. Does he want to be on the media committee? No? He shows up for every event everywhere. Does he want to be on the insider conference call? No? Weird. He knows all the top Obama volunteers in all four boroughs - the five families - but what is his title? No title?

I was only interested in showing up for events - event planning not being my cup of tea - and getting my word out on the big picture. My presence was utterly local, I never stepped outside the city boundaries as an Obama volunteer, but my focus always was national.
But that was last year. Our guy is in office. We won. We are the new regime. It is befitting that we do the big political events in town. We are running for reelection in a few short years. Got to keep the networks alive and humming.

I might have been absent from the active political scene in the city so far this year, but I have not become non-political. Anything but. I have become a single issue politician. I am a Third World Guy. Internet access is the voting right for this 21st century. So help me God.


Iran is of interest to me this year like Obama was of interest to me last year. It will break my heart to see this revolution also go to waste. I feel like I could contribute, since we did this in Nepal in 2006 and again in 2007. It can be done. The President of the United States might have boundaries and limitations, as might the US Congress. But we the netroots face no limitations. We can do all we can imagine. The basics of a revolution like in Iran are not that different from that of a US presidential election.
  • Money
  • Message
  • Organization
The goal has to be to overthrow the theocracy, to establish a democracy, and to seek a domino effect to topple dictator after dictator after dictator across the Arab world.


I don't give a flying fuck about Charlie Rangel. I never did. I could smell Charlie Rangel's mediocrity from 10,000 miles away. It is so much easier to smell that mediocrity from less than 10 miles away. That little pumpkin motherfucker, that little hippopotamus motherfucker. Okay, we got both the plant kingdom and the animal kingdom covered. Now we can let go of old man Rangel.

Now you know I don't like a-l-l black politicians. Barack is special.

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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fashion Seating

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If you are about to open up a new restaurant, if you are about to renovate an old one, think Fashion Seating.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Zenni Optical

Remember Zenni Optical during this back to school season when you are shopping around for glasses for your children. Do you have children who wear glasses? Do they sometimes break them or lose them? Or perhaps even often? Does that end up costing you a lot of money? Are you looking to be able to afford ($ 8 Rx eyeglasses) fashionable glasses for your children?

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Thursday, July 02, 2009

Hughes Net: More Convenient Than Dial-Up

HughesNet Internet brings satellite broadband coast to coast. Rural or urban, does not matter. If you are still on dial-up, you are hurting your life chances. Get broadband, get hughesnet, get internet satellite. Don't get left behind.

HughesNet Internet is better than dial-up, and not necessarily that much more expensive. There is so much that the internet has to offer these days, that is you are not on broadband it is as if you are not even online.

Broadband is a must in today's knowledge economy. For work, for life.

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