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Posted on 12/30/2017 6:50:54 PM PST by MtnClimber
News of spreading and morphing political protests in Iran are beginning to surface as social media accounts are now gaining MSM attention.
Openly political protests are not common in Iran ever since the 2009 Green Revolution was harshly put-down by security forces carrying out the instructions of the ruling Mullahs and political class. Iranian security services are omnipresent and looming. However, what appears to have begun as protests over prices, inflation and the lack of economic freedom, seems to have morphed into several regional political protests directly challenging the Mullahs and the reigning political class.
Back in 2009, after President Obama gave his famous Cairo speech, the message was interpreted by the Iranian reform movement, the Greens, as a spark toward freedom. However, the Mullahs responded violently, Iranian security forces attacked the protestors, several were killed and hundreds jailed and President Obama stood by, watched the brutality, saying and doing nothing. 2009 was a very dark time for the reform movement.
It is too soon to tell if todays protests are the beginning of a similar uprising, a resurgence of those previously crushed cries for freedom, but the reform movement appears to be pushing the message: this is indeed their objective. It is a very interesting development.
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0bama always supported the totalitarian muslims. It is unclear how he reconciled the differences between the shiite mullas in iran and the muslim brotherhood in the arab countries. Both are brutal and totalitarian and hate each other. But 0bama slobbered over both. I have no explanation.
0bama never supported the Green Revolution in iran, but he supported every “Arab Spring” uprising of the muslim brotherhood in all of the arab countries. Do you ask why?
Deep State working o/t
obvious these protests are the deep states handiwork
Lets all scamper over to CNN to get the latest............crickets
The MSM is so obsessed with hating Trump, it wouldn’t cover the Second Coming if it happened at Trump Tower.
Somewhere Obama and Valerie Jarrett are curled up in a fetal position
Tell CNN there is a white truck and Trump might be golfing behind it then they will cover the story
It's all about using American blood and treasure in that part of the world. Just ask the treason bent John McCain.
We have no idea what is going on over there. I think I heard that it was price hikes but I dont know on what. I also dont think this is very many people. I heard one demonstration was 50 folks. I don’t see this as anything but a nuisance to the government their. They will crush it with great violence in any event.
Of course, the whole idea behind sanctions is to create exactly that kind of problem.
There are reports that the military is fudging on obeying orders regarding the protestors.
And the demonstrators are chanting “Death to the Mullahs”, Death to Khomeini and such.
Bogie - you are tragically correct.
The Soviet Union used to seem able to crush dissent, until one day the soldiers just decided not to fire on protestors.
Really? The Russian army just disobeyed an order. Do you have a cite on that by any chance? Are any of them still alive?
It is the history of the fall of communism in the USSR. Demonstrators flooded the streets, the Army wouldn't fire on the people. Demonstrators put flowers in the tank barrels, and Boris Yeltsin climbed onto one of the tanks and gave his famous speech. A few days later, on August 24, 1991, Gorbachev dissolved the Central Committee of the CPSU, resigned as the party's general secretary, and dissolved all party units in the government. Good times.
II think you mix fact with fantasy.
“II think you mix fact with fantasy.”
Oh Google it. Look it up on Wikipedia.
If you are going to be insulting, be specific with facts, or you just make yourself look shallow and stupid.
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