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Put up your dukes...

Reader comment on item: The Mystical Menace of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
in response to reader comment: The Mystical Menace of M.Ahmadinejad Art. No.3258

Submitted by Heather Clark (Canada), Jan 21, 2006 at 19:51

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is thumbing his nose at the world.

Iran elected a terrorist to run their country, a man who is
not afraid to give up his life for Islam, decimate every human
being on the planet for his religious beliefs.

I love music. I love to read.

I am female, live alone.

I live in a democratic country that allows me the
freedom to show my face, speak my truth, drive a car,
be a Christian, own dogs, eat pork, walk in public without a male escort.
I can show the world my short hair. I can wear lipstick if I choose,
I can rent movies, write letters to Dr. Pipes website without fear
of death or reprisal, wear shorts in hot weather.
I can be critical of my government, protest.

I don't have to live with my parents, still single at the age of 45.
I don't have to wear a burqa, hijab. I don't have to hide my face.
I don't have to ignore any MAN asking for directions.
I don't take a back seat to ANY man.
I am not a possession.

I am a free woman.

I can vote.

Democracy is a fragile seedling in the Middle East.

The World needs to unite to protect, encourage its growth.

Heather
Canada
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