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NKorea executes
leader´s uncle as a traitor

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 12/12/2013 5:32:05 PM

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Friday announced the execution of Kim Jong Un´s uncle, calling the leader´s former mentor a traitor who tried to overthrow the state. The announcement came only days after Pyongyang announced through state media that Jang Song Thaek — long considered the country´s No. 2 power — had been removed from all his posts because of allegations of corruption, drug use, gambling, womanizing and leading a "dissolute and depraved life." The state news agency KCNA said a tribunal examined Jang´s crimes, including "attempting to overthrow the state by all sorts of intrigues and despicable methods with

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MMC, 12/12/2013 5:39:17 PM     (No. 9651478)

He was a Democrat?/s

Seriously, a relative? Summarily executed. This form of dictatorship with nuclear aspirations is chilling.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 12/12/2013 5:42:04 PM     (No. 9651480)

I think another world leader has an uncle too. I hope he doesn´t get any ideas.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Northcross, 12/12/2013 5:42:49 PM     (No. 9651482)

And to think that President Bush called the regime of his father evil? There is no such thing as good and evil, and all cultural imperatives, such as starving your own people, are equally valid. Long live Kim Jong Un.

- Lenny the Lib, Political Philosopher Extraordinaire

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/12/2013 5:53:05 PM     (No. 9651494)

Calling Dennis Rodman, calling Dennis Rodman.
A message for Dennis Rodman.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 12/12/2013 5:56:46 PM     (No. 9651501)

if you are going to execute a relative, do it now and save a Christmas card and stamp

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Reply 6 - Posted by: schnapps, 12/12/2013 6:00:12 PM     (No. 9651507)

Capture, charge, confession, trial, condemned, executed and composted - all in about 3 days.
No one can say NK justice isn´t swift.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: grampus, 12/12/2013 6:01:47 PM     (No. 9651510)

I´m unable to get the article, but....was this uncle the brother of Kim´s mother? A sister of Kim´s mother accompanied Kim to Europe when he was in school there. In stead of returning home, however, she defected. Could be a family thing.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lavalette, 12/12/2013 6:04:21 PM     (No. 9651515)

This Kim Jong Un may be even crazier than his predecessors. This could be a dangerous sign.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 12/12/2013 6:04:25 PM     (No. 9651516)

This is usually an indication of an internal struggle of some sort but it could be simply growing paranoia in the little nutter´s mind.

There may be some interesting days ahead with the Norks.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 12/12/2013 6:04:54 PM     (No. 9651517)

Kim Jong Un is a psychopath, but then again so are all communists.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 12/12/2013 6:08:11 PM     (No. 9651522)

Dennis Rodman - - phone your dictator.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: uno, 12/12/2013 6:12:19 PM     (No. 9651527)

How can this be? I heard he´s back in the White House from the African trip...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: buckeye1, 12/12/2013 6:21:00 PM     (No. 9651536)

So sorry to hear ! lol

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Hazymac, 12/12/2013 6:29:42 PM     (No. 9651546)

It seems the Kims are the only Norks allowed to behave like sexual tourists in Bangkok with the special red stamps on their passports. The charges against Jang Song Thaek were doubtless more applicable to the Little Eun or his dead Dad Il. These reddest of all communists don´t mess about, do they?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 12/12/2013 6:42:14 PM     (No. 9651565)

We have treasonous politicians in Washington, D.C.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: biggun, 12/12/2013 7:14:34 PM     (No. 9651603)

"Corruption, drug use, gambling, womanizing and leading a dissolute and depraved life." For a minute I thought they were describing Kim Jung Un...or, maybe B J Clinton.




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Reply 17 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/12/2013 7:26:19 PM     (No. 9651622)

It is not wise to P O the little people.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/12/2013 8:01:20 PM     (No. 9651660)

Absolutely not surprised by this. I think the little leader has thrown off his training wheels with this decision. I think it is only going to get worse with NK before it gets better.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: strike3, 12/12/2013 8:32:04 PM     (No. 9651683)

It would all be amusing if the loony little brat didn´t have nukes. One of these days they´re going to figure out how to shoot a missile and land it somewhere in the vicinity of its target. That could be trouble.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: philemon1967, 12/12/2013 8:59:20 PM     (No. 9651704)

Nork government´s just a bunch of gangsters from the Kim clan running a whole country. Not at all surprising if while jockeying for power if a few kin get murdered. Reminds me of Ptolemy regime in Egyptian history. Lawless men act lawlessly. There´s nothing new under the sun.

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