It seems this morning that the news that is not coming out of Iran seems a little slow, unimportant, and unfunny. Still, we here at the Big Bad Blog give it a go:
Neo-nazis in America clean a highway under the Adopt-A-Highway plan in order to get their names on the signs. Unable to stop them by refusing their cleaning, authorities instead are renaming the highway after a rabbi.
Also, wearing an iPod in a lightning storm can save your life.
(Apple Pie by L Marie)
On to Iran. The morning coffee tries to be a lighthearted place, but some things cannot be ignored.
The New York Times on how the Ayatollah’s authority is being eroded by the aftermath of the elections.
Neda was killed on the streets of Iran over the weekend. For those who would like to start off their day on the wrong foot, here’s a video. It is brutal and unedited — not like what you might have seen on TV — if you are young, do not like the sight of blood, or experience human-like emotions, viewing discretion is advised.
Yesterday, thousands of police were deployed to silence the protests.