Khamenei Cheers On Occupy Wall Street

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Barack Obama has finally found the common ground he has been searching for with the Iranian regime. They share support for the Occupy Wall Street protest, whose premise is to pit the “virtuous” oppressed 99% of Americans against the top 1% of “wealthy, greedy” Americans.

Last week, Obama said that the protest “expresses the frustrations that the American people feel.” The protesters, he claimed, “are giving voice to a more broad-based frustration about how our financial system works…and that’s going to express itself politically in 2012 and beyond.” Obama had previously told Americans on national television that their country is a nation “with a system in which the deck seems stacked against middle class Americans in favor of the wealthiest few.”

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was so enthusiastic about the Occupy Wall Street protesters that she came as close to offering a prayer as she probably ever has in her lifetime. “God bless them,” Pelosi said.

Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, who considers himself to be the earthly deputy of both Prophet Muhammad and the hidden 12th Imam, must have heard Pelosi’s invocation. He came out in support of the Occupy Wall Street protest this week. He said that it shows how the capitalist system in the U.S. and the West has reached a dead end. When people use the slogan “we are the 99 percent,” Khamenei declared, the remaining one percent is “condemned.”

Obama and Khamenei would have been able to share their support for Occupy Wall Street as an ice breaker if they ever got together for those unconditional negotiations with Iran that Obama promised during the 2008 campaign. Sure, Obama would have had to endure a repetition of Khamenei’s charge this week that the demonstrators were being harshly treated by U.S. officials. Prophet Muhammad’s self-declared earthly deputy said with a straight face that such treatment is not seen even in underdeveloped countries with dictatorial regimes. No doubt, to keep the peace, Obama would have bowed to the Supreme Leader and apologized, while continuing his own failure to respond forcefully regarding the brutal crack-down by Khamenei’s security forces against peaceful Iranian dissidents in June 2009.

Too bad that the Iranian regime’s attempted assassination on American soil of the Saudi ambassador to the United States and its plot to blow up two embassies in Washington, D.C. intruded and will probably end the chance for such a meeting any time soon. The Obama administration is finally getting upset with the Iranian regime – something that Iran’s march towards a nuclear arms capability, its announced intention to send its warships off the coast of the United States, its infiltration of terrorists into Latin America and its plans to build a missile base in Venezuela, have not aroused. But while Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is calling up world leaders to rally expressions of international outrage against Iran, the Iranian government is using the Occupy Wall Street protests to shift blame for the episode to the United States.

Iranian government officials complained that the Obama administration was fabricating the alleged plot to divert attention from the Occupy Wall Street protests. In an interview with the Iranian news agency Fars, transcribed by the Middle East Media Research Institute, Majlis Supreme National Security Committee chairman Ala Al-Din Boroujerdi said, “Without a doubt, this new American-Zionist plot was aimed at diverting public attention from the crisis in which [President] Obama has become entangled – [that is,] the Wall Street popular uprising.”

Apparently, Boroujerdi missed Obama’s statement last week giving his presidential seal of approval to the protests as an expression of “the frustrations that the American people feel.”

As usual, Obama is out of touch with the feelings of most Americans. The protests express the frustrations of the far Left, his own base. The core includes significant contingents who hate capitalism and think they are bringing the Arab Spring to America. They are much closer to Khamenei’s way of thinking than they are to ordinary Americans’.

“One problem is that the corruption of capitalism has become clear to the people. Of course this movement might be suppressed, but they cannot destroy the roots of the movement,” Khamenei said.

Khamenei claimed the protests proved that U.S. capitalism was on the “verge of full collapse.” He predicted that the movement “will grow so that it will bring down the capitalist system and the west.”

General Masoud Jazayeri of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, whose Qods Force unit was allegedly involved in the aborted ambassador assassination and embassy bombing plot, said the protests were “a revolution and a comprehensive movement against corruption…in the making. The last phase will be the collapse of the Western capitalist system.”

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  • trickyblain

    Usama bin Laden cheered Bush's invasion of Iraq.

    It must mean bin Laden and Bush are the same! At the very least they have a "connection."

    Ah, FPM logic.

    Except, of course, they are not the same. Bush is alive. Bin Laden is not. Good work, Mr President!

    • fisherKing

      Arab terrorists and American fifth column left seek the same destruction of the West and aided one another as in human shields to Iraq, filing law suits on behalf of terrorists, praising one another and adopting each others' ideas.

      Removing Saddam and the war against al -Qaeda in Iraq turned public opinion against al-Qaeda as well as killing a lot of jihadists in the middle east.

    • Stephen_Brady

      He thought THEY were going to win. They didn't …

      • trickyblain

        Still, there's a distinct "connection" there between bin Laden and Bush.

        Here's another one. Khameni likes lunch. I'm guessing you do too.

        Therefore, you side with Khameni because you have a "connection."

        See how easy it is to play the "connection" game? Sounds silly when the other side does it. But it really is 80 percent of the FPM attacks on "THE LEFT."

    • esperantominoria

      Iran is a theocracy and it has a Supreme Leader whose name is the Ayatollah Khamenei(succeeded Khomeini in 1989).

      He is the highest authority.Then comes the president Ahmadinejad.Both belong to a sect that believes that to hasten the coming of the 12th Imam or Mahdi(the Guided one),a descendant of Muhammad they will have to start a world war.The 12th Imam will appear with Jesus and conquer the world for Islam.

      The 12th Imam was a child who fell into a well in the 9th century and has been in hiding for almost 1,200 years



      An Algerian Christian has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.His crime?Talking about Christianity to a Muslim

    • Beth

      Bush is not a Muslim – AND – CAN – produce a valid birth certificate.

  • Oneof99%

    Occupy Wall Street: power to those folks, young and old. They understand that this country is sinking faster than the ability of a college degree to get a job. Blindly support the views of this site, and watch America finish its transformation into a land of barons and serfs. Hint: you are not likely to be in the 1% of barons…

    • fisherKing

      Going by statistics on the "poor" Americans you want crime over talent and drug abuse over charity?

      If land barons worry you, show me your protests against the Mexican corrupt special forces and police who burn people alive, organize pyramid gladiator combat with the survivors forced on suicide missions and draw and quarter resistors.

      I would like to see this mob take a drug test so we can see how much they play a part in funding the Zetas.

    • truebearing

      Wake up, idiot. The reason we are in economic trouble to begin with is the socialist policies that have finally caught up with us.

      If colleges were worthy of the money spent to get a diploma, more of these people would be fit to hire. Way too many of them are victims of first, the public schools, and then pathetic colleges that reward goose stepping instead of academic performance.

      There are many jobs that employers can't fill right now in engineering, computer science, and mathematics related areas, but the college students are studying worthless things like social sciences which are essentially useless.

      If Occupy Wall Street succeeded in their goals, we will all be starving, broke, and without running water. Those people are complete morons, as are those losers who support them.

  • JOHN

    Capitalism cares little about loving thy brother as thyself… it cares little about doing unto others as you would have them do unto you. It is a very self centered system which can justify voting a board member 3 million a year, while voting the janitor with three children, living in the projects, attending "failing schools" 30 thousand a year. Corporate socialism/capitalism will place the laborer into a position to decide where the money goes, not just the board member. It is like the congregational government many churches presently enjoy. Where, yes, the elders lead and use their abilities to develop the church, but the final major decisions are made by the congregation, not the church staff, including salaries.

    • ApolloSpeaks

      What good is love and compassion without wisdom? Socialism is the politics of good intentions and bad results. It's spending other people's money on an egalitarain fantasy until the treasury is empty and the country broke.

    • ApolloSpeaks

      Euclidean geometry and astronony have nothing to do with "loving thy brother as thy self." But individual mathematicians and astronomers can be very loving and compassionate people. Same goes for the capitalist.

  • SoCalMike

    The Flea Party members need to find a shower fast.
    And when they finish they should go back to wherever they were brainwashed and demand a refund because in place of knowledge and an education they got nothing but a sense of entitlement and an attitude.
    What pathetic brainless things the Occupy Wall Street whiners are.

    • NopahKeeng

      Yes, because Obama is so intimately connected with Wall Street (bailouts and all that stuff), you would think the Occupy Wall Street useful idiots would put two and two together and start a brand new Occupy Barack Hussein Obama movement or two.

  • C"H"Martel

    My book, "Satan's Trinity: Hitler, Stalin & Muhammad," will be available within the month and one may pre-order at For the first time in history "HSM" appear together on a book cover. The idea behind the book is to make headway against the ludicrous idea that Muhammad should be conjoined with any religious leader/founder. Once this comparison, driven by actual names, has been made then it must be attacked. Once the attack has been launched then the attackers will be forced to defend their attack. Since the attack is indefensible then the "religion" Muhammad (if he existed) founded will begin to be viewed as the scam it is. This book has been written under the principle of KISS. And nothing is simpler to understand than Hitler and Stalin…..and now, Muhammad. Thank you for your time…….C"H"Martel

    • ApolloSpeaks

      Excellent idea! Who was Mohammed? Hilter and Stalin with a turban and beard.

    • mrbean

      I am sure you rode on the little yellow bus to the "special" school for the "intellectually challenged" children by what you post? Ahhhh… you're a brick with arms amd legs!

      • Beth

        What does you comment have to do with the fact that muhammad was/is a murderer – the same as hitler and stalin?

  • BDub

    I'd love to see the Occupy Wall Street try their stunt in Tehran or Pyongyang…they'd be mincemeat before the sun went down.

    • trickyblain

      Except they are in the US.

      • Stephen_Brady

        Which should make them happy that they were born in the USA. However, if they had their way, they would turn America into Iran, China, or North Korea. And since all revolutions eventually devour their own children, the protesters would die when their revolution is accomplished. After all, a dictatorship and professional protesters is incompatible.

        • trickyblain


          So, because they are protesting bank fraud, it means they aren't glad they were born in a free country? And it means that they want to turn it into a dictatorship???

          Sorry, Mr. Brady, I fail to see any logic in your assertions.

          • Beth

            "I'd love to see the Occupy Wall Street try their stunt in Tehran"

            you have yet to address that fact "trickyblain"

  • mrbean

    The whole movement is about Chapter 6. Equality Vs. Freedom by Patrick Buchanan

    “Those who would change society begin by changing the meaning of words. At Howard University, LBJ changed the meaning of equality from the attainable — an end to segregation and a legislated equality of rights for African-Americans — to the impossible: a socialist utopia. Where equality is enthroned, freedom is extinguished. The rise of the egalitarian society means the death of the free society.”

  • AntiSharia

    These protesters speak for no one but themselves. They have no problem with the rich as long as they are as left wing as they are. These vicious little Stalins want nothing but the complete socialization of America, if you think things are bad now wait until these thugs get their way.

  • g_jochnowitz

    Khamenei's regime is the most pro-religion government on earth. Iran is the most actively anti-gay country on earth. Of course Khamenei supports the Wall Street protestors. The Left is the Right. Extremes meet. Marxism and Islam are the only two religions on earth that are accepted with absolute, blind faith.

  • BLJ

    Screw Iran and those mullahs who run it. We have every justification to turn that place into a parking lot. Too bad we have a pinhead in the WH who doesn't have a clue.

    The whole OWS thing is a complete farce. This is no rise of the people. This is an orchestrated attempt by the American hating leftist to stir the pot and incite class warfare. Their dear leader Comrade O is a flop as POTUS and they are desperate.

    • Beth

      2012 will prove just what a flop they are

  • Schlomo Bagelbaum

    Come now, Khamanei doesn't look like such a bad guy! He has a very nice smile.

  • ApolloSpeaks


    Perhaps it's nuclear, Islamo-Nazi Iran's answer to Barack Obama's Moslem outreach initiative. As part of an ongoing campaign to partner with "extremist groups, drug traffickers and other outlaws based in the Western hemisphere*" Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenie, in a jesture of friendship and solidarity with the national anti-US movement to overthrow democratic capitalism said yesterday that it "reflects a serious crisis that exposes America's corrupt foundation that will ultimately topple American capitalism." Confident that America is finished as a great world power and that Iran will replace it as the dominate global hegemon Khamemie predicted that attempts to crackdown on the US movement would fail, and that it would "ultimately grow and soar and bring down the unjust capitalist system and the West."

    Click my name and continue reading

  • WilliamJamesWard

    Mothers have to clean their basements once in a while but when they do it
    all on one day the result is what we see, parading loosers wanting everything
    they can get for nothing. If history repeats itself this may be the beginning of
    their end, one way or another, subversives should never be tolerated, just
    think of who is in the basement at the White House……..and at their computers,
    it is the Muslim Brotherhood and SEIU, I bet VanJones has a secret room.

  • howdydoody

    Neo-Nazi organizations cheered on and even joined some of the tea party events? Does that lessen the Tea Party's message? Does it smear the people behind it?

    • mrbean

      Liar Lair pants on fire and you are ugly and you mother dresses you funny!

  • Asher

    This is the Mob mentality, anti-peace, anti-capitalism-anti-America and it is Babylon. This will backfire and create the same effect on people's votes as it did in Wisconsin. I hope people who are unwilling to recognize that the Left Coddles Islamic and Communist Dictatorships will be happy with the chaos on the streets of New York full of fornication, lazyiness, and rebellion!

  • UCSPanther

    Iran shouldn't be so quick to cheer on Occupy Wall Street. They have even bigger problems in their own backyard.

    • ega

      And who's supporting those "problems"? The USA. Their country cheers on our enemy, our country cheers on their enemy.

      • Beth

        The "USA" doesn't bow to the Koran – which teaches humans to slaughter each other. The enemy of Iran – is their own koran.

  • Shelley Neese

    Khamenei said that the protest shows how the capitalist system in the U.S. and the West has reached a dead end. Remind me again what happens to people who protest in Iran? And whose system has a literal "dead" end?

  • myohmy

    Sure the Kahmeini is laughing his ass off as he compliments these useful fools for helping bring down "the big Satan" for him. And if given the chance he would thank them by beheading them one and all once he doesn't need them anymore. I believe we are seeing the beginning of the American bolshevik revolution. Go read up on what that did to the people of Russia when the Bolsheviks decided the property belonged to the collective people and took everything.

  • proxywar

    Remember Lotion Man?

    He's so not an anti-semite. He's just a confused kid looking to get famous.

  • Brujo Blanco

    Those on the left that criticize and call for the destruction of evil capitalism should first look at the history of their own movements. For example every socialist system had elites that had everything. Leftist systems also killed those that do not go along with their program. It is clear that the leftists are now going after he Jews again. Terrorists and leftists are now reading from the same play book.

  • Fred Dawes

    Nothing real here most of this is a game being played on us all.

  • C"H"Martel

    My book, "Satan's Trinity: Hitler, Stalin & Muhammad," will be available within the month and one may pre-order at For the first time in history "HSM" appear together on a book cover. The idea behind the book is to make headway against the ludicrous idea that Muhammad should be conjoined with any religious leader/founder. Once this comparison, driven by actual names, has been made then it must be attacked. Once the attack has been launched then the attackers will be forced to defend their attack. Since the attack is indefensible then the "religion" Muhammad (if he existed) founded will begin to be viewed as the scam it is. This book has been written under the principle of KISS. And nothing is simpler to understand than Hitler and Stalin…..and now, Muhammad. Thank you for your time…….C"H"Martel

  • Amused

    And Here Comes another STRAWMAN , in the Classic Tradition of FPM and it's…….uh …."journalists " [ where do you find these guys David ? ]
    Ok kiddies , heres the truth , Iran got busted in an assassination plot to kill the Saudi Ambassador right here in the USA , and now the Iranian Regime , caught with it's pants down , is in their usual ridiculous way , claimed the US is trying to divert attention from it's economic woes and the OWS protesters .
    And AGAIN , David stands idly by while the lies , phony aspersion and accusations fly .Do you know why ? because the more hits David gets on his blog , the more ad bucks he gets …which by the way is all-American fine ! But not when you claim to be honest and a straight shooter , but then allow lies , exagerations , SLANDERS ,half-truths ,conjecture and the like , as fact . It's Pavlov ringing the bell , and the pack comes a runnin' , eh Dave ?

  • George Jochnowitz

    Now Khamenei is talking about getting rid of the institution of an elected president in Iran.

    I guess he's afraid Ahmadinejad is not sufficiently anti-Israel and anti-American.

  • Amused

    Dave , you haven't changed " you're still the same " .Remember that line from Mott The Hoople ? You didn't get the truth back in the 60's ,and that vradicalized you Dave ….and now you're playing the same game .

  • Ray Czar

    Note the sympathy OWS gets from the Media and Barack Almighty.
    They lend crediblilty to their "army" why wouldn't they. It takes B.O.
    and his miserable leading off the FRONT PAGE.

    ITS NOT THE RICH——that are the evil, its the lack of this President's
    out of control spending and refusal to make "cuts" in any of his
    proposals that are meaningful!

    We need real hope and change in 2012 not this Socialist
    hopey changey SLAVERY!