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Old 12-19-2011, 12:14 AM
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North Korea's Kim Jong Il Dead

Kim Jong Il had a heart attack today


http://www.cnn.com/2011/12/18/world/...ead/?hpt=hp_t1

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Old 12-19-2011, 12:25 AM
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Great. Now his least incompetent son takes over, right?
I hate watching the staged, canned parades and fake outpourings of adoration the north Korean government will put on the news.
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Old 12-19-2011, 01:59 AM
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He was amazing in Team America.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:04 AM
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I loved that movie! Poor Hans Blix.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:22 AM
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I read some article online and the first comment was something to the affect that everything's going to be pooping rainbows in North Korea now. I refrained from calling the person retarded, so you can be proud of me for that.
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Old 12-19-2011, 12:10 PM
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Some times I really wonder which is the bigger theocracy, Vatican City or the PRK. And then I decide, the PRK.
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Old 12-19-2011, 01:41 PM
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LOL

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Old 12-20-2011, 01:12 PM
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CNN just showed N. Koreans weeping uncontrollably over the loss of their dictator. Interesting mourning period.

Every nation has its own power dynamics whether dictatorship, democracy (in which those in power will remain in power regardless of who is officially in office), or other form of government. North America is often held as "the savior" for other nations, in an attempt to instill certain ideals on the world and scoff at the ideals of others.
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Old 12-20-2011, 09:50 PM
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He was amazing in Team America.
Agreed.

Funny, this was the first thing that popped in my head when I heard he died.
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Old 01-14-2012, 06:17 AM
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I wish I could say this was satire but it's not....
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North Korean authorities are punishing mourners who failed to exhibit sincere sadness and despair after the death of Kim Jong Il on Dec. 17, the Daily NK reported Wednesday.
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The source told the paper “authorities are handing down at least six months in a labor-training camp to anybody who didn’t participate in the organized gatherings during the mourning period, or who did participate but didn’t cry and didn’t seem genuine,” according to the Daily NK.
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Old 01-14-2012, 11:08 AM
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CNN just showed N. Koreans weeping uncontrollably over the loss of their dictator. Interesting mourning period.
Everything look so staged, though. No one looked truly sad. It looked more like 'cry or get sent to the thought police.' (shameless 1984 reference)

Also, the country was still editing photos. I stumbled upon one right after his death where they shopped out a camera crew and their footsteps because they weren't close enough to the rest of the crowd.

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Old 01-14-2012, 12:45 PM
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Everything look so staged, though. No one looked truly sad. It looked more like 'cry or get sent to the thought police.' (shameless 1984 reference)

Also, the country was still editing photos. I stumbled upon one right after his death where they shopped out a camera crew and their footsteps because they weren't close enough to the rest of the crowd.

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I agree. I was wondering why everyone was formulaically screaming and falling all over the place. Very "1984."

I guess this goes with what PiKA2001 posted.
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Old 01-14-2012, 02:55 PM
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North Korea To Punish Mourners Who Were Insincere
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