Iran vs USA elections

posted 2012.03.03, under blog

Iran had an election recently. Iran has this “Guardian Council” which makes sure candidates are good. In the USA there are different restrictions in different states. You may require signatures if you want to run as a non-Republican or Democrat. And of course, you can only expect to win if you have enough money, or the backing by those who have money. (And of course, you can’t vote if you have a felony conviction in a number of states.) I can’t quickly find information on voter restrictions in Iran.

Conclusion: Depending on where you are in the USA, your rights to stand and vote may be less than your rights in Iran!

Freedom, don’t you love it!

(Also, the answer is, of course, anarchy. Fuck Iran, fuck the USA, and fuck hypocrisy.)

  • About

    Welcome to We provide free, ad-free, trust-worthy hosting and mirroring to worthwhile left-wing projects. If you wish to have your project or organisation's home page, hosted or mirrored on, please email . For further information see our about page. (We are also going to blog about stuff happenin' around the world 'n' stuff sometimes.)

  • "We are going to inherit the earth . There is not the slightest doubt about that. The bourgeoisie may blast and burn its own world before it finally leaves the stage of history. We Are not afraid of ruins. We who ploughed the prairies and built the cities can build again, only better next time. We carry a new world, here in our hearts. That world is growing this minute." -- Durruti