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Protests in Iran prove Trump is getting it right
NY Post ^ | 25 June 2018 | Benny Avni

Posted on 06/25/2018 6:07:36 PM PDT by BeauBo

“What the regime feared most is happening,” Alinejad tells me. “Tehran had stayed calm as nationwide protests at the beginning of the year engulfed 80 cities. Now an impromptu protest in Tehran by merchants against economic mismanagement has turned into a massive anti-regime event, with chants of death to dictator and death to Palestine.”

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The Iranian rial is collapsing - about 30,000 to one dollar last year, it takes about 90,000 to buy a dollar today, and most of that drop was in the last two months. Iran exports oil, but they import most everything else. The regime is funded overwhelmingly from oil sales, which are crashing due to imminent sanctions, and a major new action locking them out of the International financial system seems likely.

People were out on the streets in capital today, despite the threat of being hung.

1 posted on 06/25/2018 6:07:36 PM PDT by BeauBo
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2 posted on 06/25/2018 6:09:08 PM PDT by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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To: BeauBo

And Iran just got eliminated from the World Cup, adding to the regime’s humiliation.


3 posted on 06/25/2018 6:18:33 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: BeauBo

The Trump curse has been laid upon the Mullahs. Bend the knee like lil’ Kim.....or else.

LOL!


4 posted on 06/25/2018 6:18:41 PM PDT by FLT-bird
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Trump stated the door was open for a summit or meeting with Iran’s leaders after he gave his speech pulling out of the Nuke Deal.


5 posted on 06/25/2018 6:21:29 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
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6 posted on 06/25/2018 6:23:13 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: BeauBo

Rock the Casbah!!


7 posted on 06/25/2018 6:23:33 PM PDT by hercuroc
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To: BeauBo

“death to Palestine”

Yowzah! Won’t see that reported in our MSM.


9 posted on 06/25/2018 6:27:44 PM PDT by lizma2
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To: Chode

LOL! Excellent.


10 posted on 06/25/2018 6:27:48 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle ( The Great Wall of Trump ---- 100% sealing of the border. Coming soon.)
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To: BeauBo

Worse than in Zimbabwae and Vietnam, and Vietnam tries to make its currency terrible to boost exports.


11 posted on 06/25/2018 6:32:48 PM PDT by LukeL
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Iran economic protests shut Tehran's Grand Bazaar

BBC: Shops were shut and thousands of people took to the streets of the capital. Riot police later fired tear gas to disperse the demonstrators as they marched towards parliament. It was the biggest protest in Tehran since 2012, when international sanctions related to Iran's nuclear activities were crippling its economy. The BBC's Kasra Naji says those protests led ultimately to a change in government and to Iran agreeing to substantive talks on a nuclear deal with world powers.

A dollar is currently worth as much as 90,000 rials, compared with 65,000 rials just before Mr Trump's announcement and 42,890 at the end of 2017.

12 posted on 06/25/2018 6:34:42 PM PDT by 11th_VA (Remember the Wall this Fall - VOTE !!!)
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13 posted on 06/25/2018 6:34:54 PM PDT by musicman (The future is just a collection of successive nows.)
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Thanks BeauBo. I like that "Death to the Dictator" and "Death to Palestine" -- and all the POTUS had to do was nix the Iran surrender document and dig in a little in Syria. When it comes to Middle East diplomacy, and diplomacy in general, President Trump makes everyone else look like a circus clown driving a miniature car.

14 posted on 06/25/2018 6:36:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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I was just going to post that 30,000 is the official exchange rate, but the real or black market rate is double that.


15 posted on 06/25/2018 6:38:01 PM PDT by LukeL
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“This is not true. Get real.”

Better tell the NY Post.

And the Wall Street Journal: https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-protests-in-tehran-pose-fresh-challenge-to-irans-rulers-1529963125

and the BBC: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-44602189


16 posted on 06/25/2018 6:44:22 PM PDT by BeauBo
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To: raiderboy

It’s happening.

Check out the Twitter timeline of @HeshmatAlavi over the past 12 hours.


17 posted on 06/25/2018 6:51:19 PM PDT by SamAdams76 ( Have you eaten your bone marrow today?)
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To: BeauBo

He’s a troll.


18 posted on 06/25/2018 6:53:10 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: SamAdams76

Check out Islam. They want you dead.


19 posted on 06/25/2018 6:53:41 PM PDT by raiderboy (Trump has assured us that he will shut down the government to get the WALL in Sept.)
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What does that have to do with the revolution that is apparently taking place in Iran?


20 posted on 06/25/2018 6:55:04 PM PDT by SamAdams76 ( Have you eaten your bone marrow today?)
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