The Isolation of Ahmadinejad
30-Apr-2010 (4 comments)

Ahmadinejad's estrangement at home and abroad puts entire nation at risk.

One of the most important results of the rigged presidential election of June 12, 2009, and its bloody aftermath has been the almost total isolation of the government of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and its patrons, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and top commanders of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. This isolation has taken place at both the national and international levels.

Internally, even some of Ahmadinejad's most ardent supporters -- those who, when he was first elected president in 2005, were willing to go to any lengths to justify whatever he did -- are deserting him. As the vast scale of corruption, incompetence, and nepotism of his administration becomes clearer, some of the more honest fundamentalists have criticized Ahmadinejad and the men around him.

As but one example, consider the so-called Fatemi Street Fiasco. Right before the end of the Iranian year on March 20, there were several reports that some of the people closest to Ahmadinejad, most importantly First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi, have been involved in embezzling as much as $35 million -- a large sum by any standards, and particularly for Iran.

The fiasco acquired its name because another apparent culprit was a high-ranking manager in a state-controlled insurance company with headquarters on Tehran's Fatemi Street. The judiciary ordered the arrest of a few people. Sadegh Larijani, the judici... >>>

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lol, Vildemouse logic (lack of it)

by IRI on

"He pays from Kiseye Khalifeh" lol
The government has a budget and based on those budget generates funds to pay for different services and bills. And government helps many poor people too, from that budget. You can call it Kiseye Khalifeh, smart people call it economy and budgeting. lol, did not know the level of education of some of the IC members is below grade five. but very cute nevertheless.


$35 million big sum for us - a drop in the bucket for IRI folks

by MM on

$35 million is a big sum of money for us, but for these guys, it is a drop in the bucket, just to get them assimilated into the highway robbery they call an Islamic Republic.  So, that is why I think this fiasco will be swept under the rug, unless they have a grudge against these guys, which is unlikely since most of them are related thru intermarriages.

For a list of foreign bank accounts of the Iranian officials amounting to billions, see:


For an unbelieveably large amount of cash, up to $36 billion (yes, with a B) Khamenei is stealing from Iran, See:



IRI: Yes, he give out hand

by vildemose on

IRI: Yes, he gives out hand outs az kiseyeh khalifeh (Iranian national wealth meaning the oil revenues) to those who will kill, murder, torutre, and silence others for him. Is that caring for the country?? Feeding criminals and murders who are not productive nor deserving to get those oil revenues. He is feeding a bunch of moftkhor and geda to stay in power. His economic and financial planning for the future growth of Iran is non-existence. He only thinks about IRI's staying power with brute force and bribary of a bunch of thieves and moftkhor. No honor among thieves as you know...These moftkhors as long they receive the welfare money, they will support the IRI, once the hand out is gone, they will turn on you like rabid dogs that they are.

An entire constituency of undeserving welfare queens and kings and you call this caring....

Gedaparvari is not how you manage a declining economic and financial system.


He is one of the most popular president

by IRI on

For the countries that Iran cares about. And that's what matters not what Israel wants.