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#1 "There are certain things that just don't work and what they are doing doesn't work."
Then, Dear President, are you so hell-bent on shoving those same things down our throats? This is the end-result of your 'redistribution' policies.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-03-26 00:16||
#2 See also DAILY TIMES.PK > UNCLEAR WHO IS RUNNING NORTH KOREA: OBAMA, at the Inter-Korean DMZ ala the DPRK's Pyongyang Govt.
Put it this way, Bammer, if-n-when the proverbial SHTF Pyongyang + DPRK Army will do what Beijing wants them to do - the former USSR had the power once but lost it save for trinklings after the Sino-Soviet Split in the 1960's.
IMO DPRK still has an impor advantage vee overlord China because the latter wants full-scale State/National Modernization + desires MilPolEcon domination of the "First Island Chain" ASAP AMAP ALAP. Beijing in particular wants mucho access to Tokyo's technical + scientifc prowess, etc. to help facilitate its modernization.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-26 00:18||
#3 Joe 2012!
Posted by Raj 2012-03-26 00:25||
#4 Hear! Hear! Raj.
"put it this way, Bammer........" LOL
Posted by Alaska Paul 2012-03-26 01:45||
#5 China is repor calling for restraint on the Korean Peninsula.
OTOH WORLD MIL FORUM > OUT OF CONTROL: CHINA'S POLICY OF EVADING MILPOL CONFRONTATION WID THE US + ASEAN NATIONS IN FAVOR OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IS A MAJOR FAILURE AS CHINA IS STEADILY LOSING CONTROL OF THE SOUTH CHINA SEA, EAST CHINA SEA, + DAOYUTAI ISLANDS. CHINA NOW ONLY HAS TWO OPTIONS - OFFICIALLY ACCEPT ITS LOSS OF SOVEREIGNTY, OR ELSE PREPARE FOR MAJOR WAR.
* Also from SAME > RUSSIA CONFISCATES DOCUMENTS + INFORMATION FROM VISITING JAPANESE DELEGATION RELATED TO HISTORICAL + PRE-1945 JAPANESE SOVEREIGNTY OVER THE SOUTH KURILES [Japan = pre-WW2 Northern Territories].
* SAME > "DISOBEDIENT" NORTH KOREA IS A FRIEND
[+ Pawn?] TO CHINA. THE BURDEN OF A TROUBLESOME NORTH KOREA FALLS NOT ON CHINA BUT ON CHINA'S PARTNERS. THE IMPORTANCE OF NORTH KOREA + KOREAN
PENINSULA TO CHINA'S REGIONAL, GEOPOL SECURITY + NATIONAL AFFAIRS IS SUCH THAT CHINA CANNOT ALLOW THE TWO KOREAS TO ACT ON THEIR OWN OUTSIDE OF CHINA'S INFLUENCE + CONTROL.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-26 02:33||
#6 Obama's disbelief after starring into N. Korea
The real "disbelief" that should be noted is the Light Giver's failure to accept or absorb the CIA regional briefings he receives.
"If it can't deliver on any indicators of well-being... for its people... then you'd think you'd want to try something different,"
I cannot believe he actually uttered that statement. Excellent material for a Pub attack advert I'd say.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-03-26 02:48||
#7 Obama's disbelief is that North Korea achieved his dreams without going to an Ivory League School or infiltrating/manipulating the mainstream media.
A great shot would be a picture of what he was looking at through the binoculars and a headline 'Obama searches for retirement community'
Posted by Phuger Shaviling1318 2012-03-26 07:36||
#8 > Obama's disbelief after staring into N. Korea
It gave him inspiration for his hopes to Change America?
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-03-26 07:47||
#9 > Obama's disbelief after staring into N. Korea
He couldn't see a golf course?
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-03-26 07:48||
#10 They sacrificed everything for socialism. North Korea is just like what a large number of the world's population used to live under. Former socialist countries want no part of it, while Obama thinks it's a great idea and we need to move towards it.
Posted by gromky 2012-03-26 09:42||
#11 OK. Now send him to Cuba.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2012-03-26 11:25||
#12 No BP - he couldn't see a NORK leader or officer he could bow to.
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-03-26 11:39||
#13 Wearing a brown leather jacket and beige slacks
They left out the 'Commander in Chief' designation on his jacket nametag.
Posted by Pappy 2012-03-26 12:41||
#14 Did Obean forget his Mao jacket or something?
Posted by gorb 2012-03-26 12:51||
#15 "Then he turned to his left, and looked out across bare fields..."
Well thats what happens when a country turns left.
Snark of the day.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-03-26 14:50||
#16 Wow. On one hand, it's nice that he actually said something everybody and their brother actually believes. On the other hand, it's called "undiplomatic" for a reason. The diplomats who have to deal with the NorKs have to practice willful blindness in order to keep their opposite numbers calm enough to do something other than scream unproductively across the table at them.
This is, of course, what he probably considers a "painless" sop to whatever's left of the Scoop Jackson Democrats. And in hopes of getting his recent words encouraging a virtual lynch mob off the American front pages, I guess.
#17 Why is he criticizing his own beliefs?
It's the same "nation" he is building here.
Posted by newc 2012-03-26 16:41||
#18 Not the same. in his eyes north Korea followed a false god (that is, they didn't follow Obama).
Posted by Rjschwarz 2012-03-26 17:10||
#19 nothing but a nation which cannot make "anything of any use"
Hilarious coming from a leader whose nation has a 10% GDP budget deficit and a 5% GDP trade deficit as far out as they can see.
Posted by Shimble Guelph5793 2012-03-26 18:01||
#20 No BP - he couldn't see a NORK leader or officer he could bow to.
Next Obama vacation to Jamaica for limbo lessons.
Posted by Shimble Guelph5793 2012-03-26 18:11||
#21 I thought they had to wear those anti-glare screens, creating the infamous looking into capped binoculars photo.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-03-26 20:32||
#22 Wow! He saw all of that through a pair of Binos looking at some distant buildings. Must be sum good binos (likely made in China). Sure hope he doesnt use them to look at his northern border. Could be dangerous. "Hey!They have life span thats two years longer than ours. They must be freezing them or sumpin." Is it an election year or just a leaping year? Oh wait - its both! I see now.
Posted by Northern Cousin 2012-03-26 20:48||