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vlyons

(10,252 posts)
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 01:36 PM Jan 2020

The $80M bounty on Trump's head will stand until he drops dead.

Even after he leaves office (and yes, one day there will be another POTUS), neither he nor his family will be safe. I know the the SS protects ex-Prez, I think for about 10 years. But even so, the Iranians are pretty pissed. God, I'm glad that I'm not Donald Trump.

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The $80M bounty on Trump's head will stand until he drops dead. (Original Post) vlyons Jan 2020 OP
I saw that, looks like it was offered on Iranian state TV too ... anyone else confirm this? tia uponit7771 Jan 2020 #1
I've always been glad I'm not Donald Trump. The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2020 #2
I wonder if Iranian leaders believe in substitute atonement? Farmer-Rick Jan 2020 #3
That should cramp his lifestyle a bit. TheCowsCameHome Jan 2020 #4
I expect to see wanted posters vlyons Jan 2020 #5
He'll claim it's more proof he's wanted by everyone. TheCowsCameHome Jan 2020 #8
This message was self-deleted by its author jberryhill Jan 2020 #6
iv been stayng off the news tody and watching the Hawks vs Eagles game on DVR.. samnsara Jan 2020 #7
Iran states that they will offer $80M for the head of Trump. vlyons Jan 2020 #16
How would somebody collect? Beringia Jan 2020 #9
Trump would declare bankruptcy and stiff everyone. TheCowsCameHome Jan 2020 #13
What? The Iranians are offering the 80 million Beringia Jan 2020 #14
The government of Iran did not place a bounty on Trump's head. dalton99a Jan 2020 #10
Misleading comment. It was not known whether the Iranian government was doing this or not. triron Jan 2020 #15
Exactly, it is NOT known. cwydro Jan 2020 #19
That $80M bounty will be next to impossible to collect because.... Brother Buzz Jan 2020 #11
yup. mopinko Jan 2020 #12
Yikes 😳 dewsgirl Jan 2020 #28
Salman Rushdie survived. Democrats_win Jan 2020 #17
It would cover his golf tab to date... 2naSalit Jan 2020 #18
every time he sees a Middle Eastern person IcyPeas Jan 2020 #20
knr triron Jan 2020 #21
I could see them extending it to his family too and they can wait decades if need be for this UniteFightBack Jan 2020 #22
He'll hire people like Navy Seal Edward Ghallager lunatica Jan 2020 #23
Which of his children are most likely to try and collect said bounty? quakerboy Jan 2020 #24
.... dewsgirl Jan 2020 #29
kick for visibility triron Jan 2020 #25
I suspect he's hiding under the bed already. Vinca Jan 2020 #26
I keep saying the gold letters will start coming down. louis-t Jan 2020 #27
Trump needs to watch his step Generic Other Jan 2020 #30
To be known historically as "The Orange Fatwa." Vinca Jan 2020 #31

Farmer-Rick

(10,678 posts)
3. I wonder if Iranian leaders believe in substitute atonement?
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 01:39 PM
Jan 2020

If so, watch out Trump boys, girls and spouses. You too are targets.

vlyons

(10,252 posts)
5. I expect to see wanted posters
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 01:42 PM
Jan 2020

Wanted Dead or Alive with Trump's picture and the $80M reward offered, printed in multiple languages and plastered on walls and subways everywhere.

Response to vlyons (Original post)

samnsara

(17,882 posts)
7. iv been stayng off the news tody and watching the Hawks vs Eagles game on DVR..
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 01:46 PM
Jan 2020

..so what did I miss? what bounty? There are a lot of very poor greedy dont give a f*ck deplorables who may be eyeing that $ too

vlyons

(10,252 posts)
16. Iran states that they will offer $80M for the head of Trump.
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 01:57 PM
Jan 2020

80M population of Iran. So $1 collected for each Iranian citizen.

dalton99a

(82,465 posts)
10. The government of Iran did not place a bounty on Trump's head.
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 01:50 PM
Jan 2020
https://heavy.com/news/2020/01/trump-iran-bounty-head/

Th eulogist at the funeral procession for General Qassem Soleimani placed an $80 million bounty on President Donald Trump’s head on live state TV, according to Al Arabiya. However, contrary to some reports, the government of Iran itself did not place a bounty on Trump’s head.

 

cwydro

(51,308 posts)
19. Exactly, it is NOT known.
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 04:22 PM
Jan 2020

It has not been confirmed, but that doesn’t stop DU from spinning in gleeful circles about more fake news.

Brother Buzz

(36,769 posts)
11. That $80M bounty will be next to impossible to collect because....
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 01:51 PM
Jan 2020

I have it on good authority the orange anus' head will soon spontaneously explode into smithereens.

mopinko

(71,011 posts)
12. yup.
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 01:52 PM
Jan 2020

my family member that i have talked about here a few times actually had a fatwa against him from obl himself. to this day he doesnt use his real name in a lot of things. that's why i get cryptic when i talk about him. deference.
that was 18 years ago. he could be trading on his name right now, but...

Democrats_win

(6,539 posts)
17. Salman Rushdie survived.
Mon Jan 6, 2020, 02:00 PM
Jan 2020

History teaches us odd lessons.

"His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses (1988), was the subject of a major controversy, provoking protests from Muslims in several countries. Death threats were made against him, including a fatwā calling for his assassination issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran, on 14 February 1989. The British government put Rushdie under police protection."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salman_Rushdie

Later in the wikipedia article, we learn that perhaps the "fatwa" calling for Rushdie's assasination has been lifted--but maybe not:

On 24 September 1998, as a precondition to the restoration of diplomatic relations with the UK, the Iranian government, then headed by Mohammad Khatami, gave a public commitment that it would "neither support nor hinder assassination operations on Rushdie.

In November 2015, former Indian minister P. Chidambaram acknowledged that banning The Satanic Verses was wrong.[70][71] In 1998, Iran's former president Mohammad Khatami proclaimed the fatwa “finished”; but it has never been officially lifted, and in fact has been reiterated several times by Ali Khamenei and other religious officials. Yet more money was added to the bounty in February 2016.

 

UniteFightBack

(8,231 posts)
22. I could see them extending it to his family too and they can wait decades if need be for this
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 12:41 AM
Jan 2020

payback.

Vinca

(50,532 posts)
26. I suspect he's hiding under the bed already.
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 01:46 PM
Jan 2020

And he's got to regret having all those buildings with "TRUMP" in giant, gold letters on the outside wall. If I had an apartment in Trump Tower I'd be heading back to Moscow.

louis-t

(23,445 posts)
27. I keep saying the gold letters will start coming down.
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 01:52 PM
Jan 2020

Count on it. If things escalate, the orange dumbass will go into hiding. He is a big, cowardly sissy, after all.

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