10 June 2008

Get married, or get fired

So says an Iranian company.

All the saber-rattling by the US is only serving to strengthen the hands of the theocrats, and drive Iran ever more backward. After all, the US itself is pretty backward on many social matters, so where's the incentive to modernize?

Besides, if the US truly wanted to bring modern democracy to the region, it would've probably invaded the worst offender of human rights (and state sponsor of terrorism) first - Saudi Arabia. Too bad, the Bush clan is cozying up to the Saud family instead.