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Apparently, we’re in the dark ages

Addressing the U.N. General Assembly yesterday in a speech again televised live by major news networks the world over (as was his speech at Columbia on Monday), Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said  “the people of America and Europe will be free of the pressures exerted by Zionists.”

The “era of darkness will end,” he announced, and the world would soon have a “bright future” ushered in by the “return” of the 12th imam, a messianic figure in Shia Islam.
“Without any doubt, the Promised One who is the ultimate Savior will come. The pleasing aroma of justice will permeate the world,” he said.
On many times in the past when speaking in Farsi in Iran, Ahmadinejad has said he needs to “hasten the imam’s return” through a “great thunder.”
And the West is going to stand by and let this man develop a nuclear weapon?
In fact the only dark ages today are not in the West or democracies like Israel, but in places like Iran.
Ahmadinejad says there are no homosexuals there. This is because his government are slowly murdering them.

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

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