They Hate Us Because We're Awesome (Iran)Submitted by thenung on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 23:22
"One of the favorite phrases of today's warmongering politicians (including Santorum): "They don't hate us because of our policies! They hate us because we're free!" Unfortunately, the opposite is often true. We're the ones who often fund their oppressors.
Take Iran, for example, who may be next on our warpath. In 1953 under Operation Ajax, our CIA and Britain's MI6 toppled the democratically elected Mohammad Mosaddegh and replaced him with an oppressive, pro-United States dictatorship under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. The Shah tortured and killed thousands in order to preserve his power."
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