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Iranian protesters call for supreme leader to resign

Dee Dah Dave

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The whole theocratic system needs to go, not just one guy. That area of the world will never achieve anything until they leave fundamentalist Islam behind, and the primitive cultures which propagate from it. If it wasn’t for western influence and technology they would still be in the 7th century.
 

Woo-Fu

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This will be a good test to see if Soleimani's replacement is as good at killing Iranians as he was.
 

DV27

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Given that the Iranian government suppidly killed a bunch of protesters because of fuel prices not long ago, these people on the streets right now are pretty damn brave.
 

autoduelist

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I take any protests with a grain of salt. I know what people protest in the United States, and that doesn't prove a whole lot of anything.

This does however, look to be pretty serious and a pretty big blow to the left's anti-Trump rhetoric.
I tend to agree, but remember...

Protest in America this decade, and you likely get a police escort.

Protest in Iran this past year, get a bullet.
 

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Im really curious how the Iranian regime is holding on. A lot of other authoritarian regimes have collpased for far less reasons.

I mean usually the way these regimes work is either by complete brainwashing the populace like NK, or having some unspoken agreement with the people that it will guarantee safety and prosperity in return for lack of freedoms. Neither is the case here with Iran.
 
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cryptoadam

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Im really curious how the Iranian regime is holding on. A lot of other authoritarian regimes have collpased for far less reasons.

I mean usually the way these regimes work is either by complete brainwashing the populace like NK, or having some unspoken agreement with the people that it will guarantee safety and prosperity in return for lack of freedoms. Neither is the case here with Iran.
I think its kinda like NK where they have managed to make the US and Israel such big boogeyman that it keeps the people in check.

Also in the end I think they enjoy being ruled by a Muslim theocracy.
 
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I think its kinda like NK where they have managed to make the US and Israel such big boogeyman that it keeps the people in check.

Also in the end I think they enjoy being ruled by a Muslim theocracy.
What's interesting is that the protesters have actually refused to step on the US and Israeli flags.

 

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All according to plan.

Prod iran in to attacking.
Retaliate
Shoot down plane
Blame iran
Stir up civil unrest
Replace leader with democratic plant of the west ala saddam
Iran taken out without a ground invasion
Dats how u diplomacy
 
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cryptoadam

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What's interesting is that the protesters have actually refused to step on the US and Israeli flags.

Iran could be a natural ally to US and Israel, its just the crazy Mullaha's holding them back.

And you can see how far they take it. Painting giant US/Israeli flags so people will step on them purposefully. You don't see the US/Israel gov't doing that kinda of crazy propaganda.
 

cryptoadam

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All according to plan.

Prod iran in to attacking.
Retaliate
Shoot down plane
Blame iran
Stir up civil unrest
Replace leader with democratic plant of the west ala saddam
Iran taken out without a ground invasion
Dats how u diplomacy
Trump may be the smartest stupid man in the world.

ORANGE MAN SMRAT
 

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The whole theocratic system needs to go, not just one guy. That area of the world will never achieve anything until they leave fundamentalist Islam behind, and the primitive cultures which propagate from it. If it wasn’t for western influence and technology they would still be in the 7th century.
The oil deposits under these countries is one of the worst things to happen to the world. Without it they would either be forced to change or wither away into almost nothing.
 

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Man so many people seem to be on the wrong side of history on this whole Iran situation. Trying to blame the United States and specifically Trump is backfiring to an unbelievable degree.

So quick to latch onto anything to make Trump and the United States look bad that all rational thought just flys out the window like what preceded this. That part of the story seems to be lost on some folks.

I'm really interested to see how this how situation unfolds in the next few months.
 

DV27

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The way I look at it - if Obama was still in charge, you wouldn't see nearly as much noise from those who are critical right now.

I bet if Trump was in charge when Bin Laden was taken out you'd see a whole bunch of people complain about that mission than we saw.
 

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The way I look at it - if Obama was still in charge, you wouldn't see nearly as much noise from those who are critical right now.

I bet if Trump was in charge when Bin Laden was taken out you'd see a whole bunch of people complain about that mission than we saw.
Guaranteed lol. I mean, they gave dude a Nobel Peace Prize. For what I'm still trying to figure out. And shit that he got stone cold busted doing (like gun running in Mexico) the press never pushed very hard and didn't make much noise when his AG refused to testify to the senate. And then right after giving the cartels guns that got innocent people shot, dude had the fucking balls to go out and say he wanted to enact new gun control laws, and the press just adoringly went along. He was caught doing photo ops with anti-Semites and invited racist radicals to the White House and there were crickets LOL.

Critical? No, they fellated the guy.
 
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Woo-Fu

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If you're ever curious what Iran is telling its people this is a good site for it. Is very interesting to compare with what the rest of the world considers to be the truth with respect to various news stories.
 
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cryptoadam

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Colin have any tweets about this? Or when Brown oppress Brown its all good in the hood.
 

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