The world really is undergoing monumental change at this moment in time, a conga-line of political convulsions wrought of saying Fuck You to police state intimidation and violence, food shortages, unemployment, the poor finally rising up against its most priviledged, with repercussions spreading like cracks in ice across the most oil-rich lands in the world, only a few weeks after Wikileaks revealed Saudi Arabia may have overestimated their untapped oil wealth by a few hundred billion barrels.
Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, Jordan, Tunisia, Libya...a decade from now, once the old royals and dictators are all gone, these countries and former kingdoms could be united into an Arab Union. Nobody knows what happens next. Flux is the state of reality.
For today, the most monumental news is the passage of Iranian warships through the Suez canal, and into the Mediterranean for the first time in three decades, and there was nothing Israel or the United States could do to stop them.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad tries to revamp Obama Changism for international consumption :
“Today, we witness that humanity is striving to realize the truth and the world is on the threshold of an enormous change.Meanwhile, in Tehran, the police state crackdown on youth protests continues....
“Achieving justice is rapidly turning into a global objective.
“While the global arrogance is hatching complex, satanic plots, the people are awaking and, God willing, the time has come for the extinction of the arrogant powers.
“When the oppressed people of the world rise for justice and monotheism, the grounds will be prepared for the righteous to rule the world.”