Saturday, September 29, 2007

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Romancing the U.S.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

This Week's Top Scrooge - September 28, 2007


In Iran, people are executed for consensual sex. Amnesty International also reports that women are frequently jailed, flogged, and stoned simply for speaking out about women's rights.

The human rights watchdog group also reports that Iran continues to have one of the highest rates of executions in the world, including the stonings and executions of child "offenders"...those under the age of 18 accused of alleged crimes.

Yet, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad came to America earlier this week, sounding like a women's rights activist and overall compassionate nice guy. His apparent new-found love and respect for women is matched only by his joy at reporting to the world that his country does not have any homosexuals.

Sadly, like the flaming alcoholic that proclaims he only has a few drinks every now and then, Ahmadinejad denies that his regime habitually abuses women. Oh, and one other thing, his denial of homosexuals in his country is a weak attempt at covering up the fact that he executes them at quite a clip. Reports are that as many as 400 people have been killed for false charges of rape and abuse, when indeed the sex was consensual...

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