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2009-06-02 China-Japan-Koreas
Norks notify institutions of nomination of Jong-un as successor
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Posted by Steve White 2009-06-02 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [10795 views ]  Top

#1 And this, ladies and gentlemen, is the reason for all this crap from North Korea lately. Kim Jong-Il is getting ready to turn over the reigns of power. Before he goes, he must make his mark as a "Great Leader" who stood up to the US so he will go down in Korean history as a brave man. All of this is more about securing his place in history than in any actual threat to anyone ... it is more for internal consumption.

BUT ... it is dangerous for a couple of reasons. Mainly because some idiot could really believe North Korea could actually win a war. The old man dies and a coup takes power from his wet-behind-the-ears kinder and off we go into death and destruction. Or the kid could believe it.

We could use this whole situation to rid the world of these idiots of we could manage to inflame enough fear to force the politicians to do something about it. Then a joint China/US action for "regime change" and reunification could take place and China would be a big hero for the Koreans. Lotteria would thank them, KFC would thank them ... hell ... Samsung would thank them.

Come on people, lets not waste a good crisis.
Posted by crosspatch 2009-06-02 03:20||   2009-06-02 03:20|| Front Page Top

#2 hey, what about the general from the report a couple days ago they where making the school kids learn the song about?
Posted by funky skunk 2009-06-02 10:39||   2009-06-02 10:39|| Front Page Top

#3 The "general" was this same Kim Jong-un, funky skunk. Clever marketing move, right?
Posted by trailing wife">trailing wife  2009-06-02 13:51||   2009-06-02 13:51|| Front Page Top

#4 My guess is Kim pushed the Chinese too far and he had the choice of putting in a son they found favorable or a general chosen by the Chinese to take him and his family out. All of the rest is face-saving nonsense.
Posted by rjschwarz 2009-06-02 15:07||   2009-06-02 15:07|| Front Page Top

#5 rjschwarz, do you think Mr. Kim, Sr. will free the American reporters to celebrate the crowning of the prince?
Posted by trailing wife">trailing wife  2009-06-02 17:01||   2009-06-02 17:01|| Front Page Top

#6 That I have no idea. He might keep them to allow the Son to have some kind of pressure, or face saving gesture that can be used later.
Posted by rjschwarz 2009-06-02 18:17||   2009-06-02 18:17|| Front Page Top

#7 Probably by process of elimination (metaphorically, this is NK). #3 son is the only one halfway normal or hasn't really embarrassed honorable father yet.
Posted by ed 2009-06-02 19:35||   2009-06-02 19:35|| Front Page Top

#8 Oops, should have read the article (last paragraph) instead of just the comments. BTW, Jung-un's mother (2 sons) was Kimmie's favorite.
Posted by ed 2009-06-02 19:43||   2009-06-02 19:43|| Front Page Top

#9 Kim And Jong - ,hey you nuked alaska now what are you going to do?,
- 'we're going to disneyland!'
Posted by linker 2009-06-02 22:10||   2009-06-02 22:10|| Front Page Top

#10 The keys to the Hermit Kingdom. Better than a dumb old sprocket any day.
Posted by Seafarious 2009-06-02 22:17||   2009-06-02 22:17|| Front Page Top

#11 so true!

/Sons of Enver Hoxha
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2009-06-02 22:34||   2009-06-02 22:34|| Front Page Top

#12 In the drawing he kinda looks like the cop Poncho from Chips with that horrible center part feathery hair.
Posted by GirlThursday 2009-06-02 22:54||   2009-06-02 22:54|| Front Page Top

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