Bush's New Year message

by Shorts

The White House, March 2008

I send greetings to those celebrating Nowruz.

For the millions of people who trace their heritage to Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey, Pakistan, India, and Central Asia, Nowruz is a time to celebrate the New Year with the arrival of spring. This cherished and ancient festival brings together family and friends to reflect on what has come before and celebrate a season of new beginnings.

Our country is proud to be a land where individuals from many different cultures can pass their traditions on to future generations. The diversity of America brings joy to our citizens and strengthens our Nation during Nowruz and throughout the year.

Laura and I send our best wishes to all those celebrating Nowruz, both here in the United States and abroad. May the year ahead be filled with peace and many blessings.



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Mr President thanks ....

by Asghar Geda (not verified) on

Thanks for your nourooz message. However, the time you spend reading these messages written by your speech writers could better be spent on educating YOU about world affairs, so that you don't sound STUPID, and not be sold out to bunch of blood suckers from Tel Aviv.



Dear Mr. President,

by scared kid (not verified) on

Thank you for your nice gesture, but please don't bomb my country.


Happy Nourooz..

by Anonymous (not verified) on

Some of you are trying to take this message out of its context...

Mr. Bahram the Iranian,
Please don’t worry about Iranian women, they already know, their country is sold to a group of Mullahs who don’t give a damn about women or minorities in our beloved country... I don’t think it could be sold any cheaper...

Mr Ali A Parsa,
This message is not to discuss the US foreign policy, maybe some of your points are correct, but it has another place for discussion...

This is a simple new year greeting as a curtsey to us Iranian-- specifically to Iranian living in US who love their own VATAN IRAN but no other choice to live outside... This is a message to be sent to young generation of Iranian living in US to be proud of their heritage and their culture...

..Happy Nourooz to all Iranian HAM-VATAN who believe in Iranian legacy with equality and freedom for all religions and ethnic group..

Ali A Parsa

Run-away hypocrisy

by Ali A Parsa on

First, my personal Norooz wishes to all my fellow country people. This message is hear-felt in that it is personal rather than quoting other people's words. In other words, I used some creativity as some others do.

طبیعت را پیامی هست درهرفصل نوروزی
فراده گوش دل را تاکه حکمت هابیاموزی
زچشم د ل بیفکن پرده زشت کدورترا
که در اغوش خود یابی تو زیبایی وپیروزی
شعرازخودم . عاشق رباعی .پارسا

Mother Nature reminds us each Norooz,
Forget the past, its grudges and blues.
Each day is a new beginning in the game of life,
Delving in the past is a sure way to lose.

My own robaii O.K. style March 2008

The focal point of our Persian culture is that life is a struggle between the forces of good and evil. It is apparent that the founders of America, our adopted home shared our values when they defeated the force of the greatest evil empirte of their time. Those gallant men did not mind being called terrorists,neither they gave up because there was high high price on their heads. The struggle still goes on and will go on forever. Sadly, America has gradually lost its men of conscience and integrity to the point that it has been on its way to become a colonial power. When president Eisenhower warned America of upcoming Military-idustrial complex he prdicted our present sad predicament that threatens not only America, but the world.

Only those who knowingly or otherwise have their heads in the sand will deny the present self-defeating course of America. How can informed and educated people call America a force of democracy when its commander in- chief is leading an over-crowded world stricken with ignorance, poverty, desease, to death and destruction. Much worse, depriving its own people of education, health, infrastructure and killing and maming its young and bankrupting America. The following is a quote from Karel Beckman in European Engegy Review:

"Is the U.S. a force
for moderation and democracy in the world? Unfortunately, the
historical record does not bear this out. Since the end of World War Two, the
U.S. has supported dozens of murderous dictators both financially and
militarily: for example, Joseph Mobutu of Zaire, Augusto Pinochet of Chili,
Suharto of Indonesia, Saddam Hussein of Iraq, the shah of Iran, Anastasio
Somoza of Nicaragua, Fulgencio Batista of Cuba, and dictatorships in Greece,
Portugal, Pakistan, Egypt, and many other countries. In 1954 the CIA sabotaged
the elected government in Guatemala. The U.S. invaded Panama in 1989, killing
3,000 to 4,000 civilians. It trained and supported death squads in El Salvador.
It supported the Taliban, brought the Ba'ath Party to power in Iraq, and sold
material for chemical weapons to the regime of Saddam Hussein." About 500 B.C. hyporisy and lies were considered the biggest enemy of mankind. Cyrus the Great and Darius inclujded in their prayers, "May God protect this empire from lies, enemy and drought."

So, thanks but no thanks to GW's greetings that reminds me of Gorbeh Zahed or Choopaneh dorooghgoo!

Bahram the Iranian

women and youth

by Bahram the Iranian on

if you arent 20 years old or a woman that greeting is not for you, read his interview with radio farda. He made clear that he has lost hope on iranian men(which made me proud)but still counting on women`to `give him a hand when it comes to iranian nuclare program. Iranian women should be more careful of this planed plot aginst them, dont sell out Iran for empty promises like those given to Afghans and Iraqs.


Censorship at Iranian.com!

by Nader on

Deleted my post "twice'!

Going back to old habits is hard to break I guess...


Oon vaght ma az Akhund ha irad migirim!



by 24601 on

Sheer Buggery


my two cents...

by IRANdokht on

GWB has been sending these norooz messages for years now. His speeches and messages are all written for him anyway, please don't confuse them with heartfelt sentiment!! A friend of mine defended him once for being able to distinguish between mullahs and Iranian people!! I believe only the mispronounciations and the gems he comes up with inpromptu, are his own, the rest are the product of many political writers' skills. No reason to get all mushy or even defensive about it...


I wonder why such abondance of garlic on the 7-sin table at the WH....





by B-Naam on

...I am no big fan of GW, but I'll have to agree with you. 

I can't find Pelosi's message on her Webpage!  I don't think it's posted yet.

Here's a link to W's: //www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2008/03/20080319-11.html

What's more important to me is for politicians to post these messages on their Webpages, so EVERYONE can see.

Kaveh Nouraee

At least....

by Kaveh Nouraee on

This message does not have any political references to it, unlike the one from Nancy Pelosi with her completely disrespectful, classless and tasteless message, which is a poorly disguised advertisement for herself.

Happy New Year to All.




Link to a nice Haft Seen picture in the White House

by B-Naam on


He knows what peace is?

by farokh2000 on

I don't think I would care for this criminal's Norooz greetings.

This is coming from a man who has no soul, no heart, no integrity, no morals.

When he says anything close to being sincere, you know it means nothing.

Probably his handelers told him to send the message anyways.

Happy Norooz to you and all Persians here and back home.