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President Obama’s Statement to the Iranian People

Iranian FlagAs most of you know, I am not a fan of President Obama; however, I think that all of us should support President Obama’s statement today as it supports the freedom of the people of Iran.  We take our freedoms for granted, but imagine what it must be like to live in a Theocracy where the elections that were held are an afront to true democratic freedoms.  I’m not an expert on Iran, however, I do know that when the Theocratic leaders decide who can be on the ballot and then tally the results of an election, those elections hardly represent the true democratic freedoms that many other countries enjoy.  It is clear that we should support all people who seek freedom from tyranny, and today President Obama’s statement supported the people in Iran.  In turn, we should support President Obama’s statement and keep the people of Iran in our thoughts and prayers.  The following is part of the statement from President Obama on Iran:

The Iranian government must understand that the world is watching. We mourn each and every innocent life that is lost. We call on the Iranian government to stop all violent and unjust actions against its own people. The universal rights to assembly and free speech must be respected, and the United States stands with all who seek to exercise those rights.

Written by KJ Kaufman

June 20, 2009 at 6:46 pm