Iranians vote to stop paying electric bills

See, this is one of the benefits of not being too dependent on the perks of affluence and not being overly afraid of losing nice-to-have things...

"A Tehran resident posted online that her two-month bill increased from 80,000 rials (about $80) to 5 million rials ($5,000).'Out of every 10 people you ask, six to eight say they haven't paid their bills,' a blogger from Tehran wrote."

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/08/09/iran-keeps-lights-on-to-keep-tempers-cool/

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