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05 Dec 2010 10:08


World: Iran claims to have its own yellowcake (not from a grocery store)

  • But here’s the real question: Do they have chocolate
    Iran revealed today, ahead of a major nuclear conference in Geneva, that they’ve started producing their own yellowcake uranium, a key step in creating their own nuclear fuel. (Or, if you read into that, nuclear weapons.) The head of Iran’s atomic energy organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, claimed that the uranium was mined from Southern Iran. Also, he had this to offer up: “Again Iran has shown the ill-wishers and international criminals that we are standing up to pressures and resistance is the first lesson of our revolution and we would like to assure you that we will make you regret your devilish moves.” Uh, thanks? (This pic comes from Stuart Spivack, who we’re guessing doesn’t have any uranium) source

27 Nov 2009 09:16


World: Iran gets its hand slapped by much of the world over its nuke program

25 large countries – including, by the way, Russia and China – censured Iran for its secret nuclear program, which could lead to future sanctions. source

20 Oct 2009 09:09


U.S., World: Most Americans think Iran’s nuclear program is suspect

  • 88% of Americans think Iran is in it for the weapons source

25 Sep 2009 10:41


U.S., World: Key point to take out of the “Iran secret nuclear plant” story

  • Iran has a right to peaceful nuclear power that meets the energy needs of its people. But the size and the configuration of this facility is inconsistent with a peaceful program. Iran is breaking rules that all nations must follow.
  • President Barack Obama • Speaking at the G20 Conference in Pittsburgh on Iran’s nuclear program. In other words, the administration is OK with them having nuclear power, but they seem to be all geared up for nuclear weapons, and that’s not cool. • source

25 May 2009 10:31


World: Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says there’s no room for diplomacy

  • We will not allow anyone to negotiate with us outside the agency’s regulations and issues. From now on we will continue our path in the framework of the agency.
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad • Regarding a proposal by the U.S. for the country to freeze its nuclear program. Quick third-grader translation: If you’re not a member of the club, we’re not listening to you. Nyah! • source