Iran may be on the brink of revolution as protest rage across the country over its collapsing currency, high unemployment, drought, impending US sanctions and a ban on its oil. Ron Paul and Daniel McAdams say that it is likely that the CIA is agitating the situation to create the conditions for regime change.
Police set up barricades separating opposing groups. Then, Portland police removed the barricades, Antifa protesters pelted marchers from the conservative group with eggs, water bottles and firecrackers as the marchers spilled out into downtown Portland for their legally permitted march. Portland police then revoked the rally permit and declared it a riot.
Leftist filmmaker Michael Moore ramped up emotion that leads to violence by calling for people to “put their bodies on the line” to bring down the Trump presidency, and characterized him as a sociopath who presents a “singular threat to humanity.” He also proposed surrounding the capitol with a million people to stop Trump from appointing a new Supreme Court justice.
There were over 700 protests held across the US. In Los Angeles, Melody Klingenfuss gave a speech about being left behind as a baby in Guatemala, as her then teenage mother illegally immigrated to California for economic advantage, and waiting until she was 9 years old to be reunited with her. She admitted that “sometimes family separation begins in the country of origin.”