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North Korea Strikes!
Reaganite Republican ^ | 04 April 2013 | Reaganite Republican

Posted on 04/03/2013 10:45:03 PM PDT by Reaganite Republican


h/t Michelle Fields


TOPICS: Humor; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: kn08musudan; korea; missiles; nkorea; norks; war

1 posted on 04/03/2013 10:45:04 PM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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2 posted on 04/03/2013 10:46:07 PM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Cute! I wonder if the little twerp is getting pissed people are paying so little attention.


3 posted on 04/03/2013 10:51:28 PM PDT by expat1000 (Sultan Knish: "Bigotry is no longer about what you do, but how other people feel about it.")
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To: Reaganite Republican

Then there’s the sad part.

Another couple years of The Usurper gutting our military and we’ll be the little twerp facing off against one or more Communist Giants.


4 posted on 04/03/2013 10:59:41 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: expat1000

KJU’s just playing to the home audience, he won’t do anything imho- I’ll bet the military put him up to this because he looked weak smiling too much, hanging out with Birdbrain Rodman, etc


5 posted on 04/03/2013 11:00:55 PM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: shibumi

I really don’t think Iran and NK are that far from being able to deliver a missile to the US mainland.

We might have a missile defense but blowing up incoming overhead is not what you’d call proactive, eh?


6 posted on 04/03/2013 11:02:48 PM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

That’s my take too, that it’s all bluster, - not so sure about the military’s role though - but it seems like it’s going to end up a complete domestic public relations and international strategic disaster.

That is so obvious I wonder if there is some other angle to it.


7 posted on 04/03/2013 11:19:17 PM PDT by expat1000 (Sultan Knish: "Bigotry is no longer about what you do, but how other people feel about it.")
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To: expat1000

He’s probably expecting us to allow him to save face, like we always did with his dad...

I also think it’s a mistake to take it all as a joke tho... their (hidden, rail-mounted) artillery can level Seoul in minutes, as they roll right back into their cave after each shot... and I think they have like 10,000 pieces!


8 posted on 04/03/2013 11:29:15 PM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Hell with the missile.

If they’ve got a suitcase nuke all they have to do to get it past the TSA is give it to a Saudi.


9 posted on 04/03/2013 11:29:58 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

I don’t think a thread title like that is very funny considering the current situation.


10 posted on 04/03/2013 11:42:00 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: expat1000

“not so sure about the military’s role though”
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I don’t think KJU has much real power, it’s all his uncle, aunt, and the Army imho

He’s just a figurehead for the most part, and the Army needs him to perpetuate the Kim ‘diety’ myth.

But of course has consolidated increasing power by killing generals who look at him the wrong way


11 posted on 04/03/2013 11:53:45 PM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: shibumi

Honestly, this is my greatest worry... for us and Israel, the mini-nuke.

With the SW border wide open, it’s not like they couldn’t get it in any number of ways, yikes


12 posted on 04/03/2013 11:55:27 PM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Living in Asia I’m familiar with how important it is for political leaders here to have the military on their side to stay in power or get things done - but not running off at the mouth! That’s something anyone can do.

The military is also not all powerful in that if the leader loses face, they do too. Until they are ready to take over themselves, anyway, and I don’t think that is in the cards for NK - not with that personality cult. Not impossible though - “nasty imperialists” could assassinate him.

The other thing is, the military brass must realize that in the event of an actual war, the first thing to be taken out will be C&C, meaning them.


13 posted on 04/04/2013 12:03:48 AM PDT by expat1000 (Sultan Knish: "Bigotry is no longer about what you do, but how other people feel about it.")
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To: Reaganite Republican

I have a feeling there may be some unusual earthquake activity in North Korea soon.

Someone may be playing HAARP strings.....
Its been awfully quiet in the Alaska skies lately, usually I hear all sorts of aircraft overhead but the last couple of days nada, zilch and zip. No Air Force jets especially from the nearby base.


14 posted on 04/04/2013 2:14:07 AM PDT by Eye of Unk
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To: expat1000

VERY informative, sir

I don’t think the Norks want a war, their ruling class live well and they can’t ‘win’ any kind of war there... a tie with both countries scorched flat would be the BEST they could hope for.


15 posted on 04/04/2013 3:06:07 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Eye of Unk

Astute observations... and interesting that Peter King was talking preemption yesterday


16 posted on 04/04/2013 3:07:48 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: shibumi

Man, you got that right.


17 posted on 04/04/2013 3:19:44 AM PDT by carriage_hill (The most insidious power the news media has, is the power to ignore.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

It’s hard to imagine Un being stupid enough to start a war with us. But..

Something to think about.
Our ‘leader’ will be very reluctant to strike back and when he does it will be a measured response. IOW chickensh__.
Also, with S.Korea only a few miles away some restraint will be a must.

IMO we would use nukes as an absolute last resort, even if Un used one first.
And with his military in hardened caves conventional weapons may be ineffective.


18 posted on 04/04/2013 4:56:42 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: expat1000

I dont think our Defense Dept is “paying so little attention”

The US has moved B-2, B-52, F-22, Patriot missiles, battleships and support...

This is not being taken lightly...


19 posted on 04/04/2013 5:03:50 AM PDT by Former MSM Viewer
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To: Vinnie

Intersting Peter King was talking preemption in NK just yesterday... I think the US would strike any Nork ICBM on the pad if necessary, the sites are heavily defended but cruise missiles and B2s ought to be able to pull it off


20 posted on 04/04/2013 5:04:18 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican
Whatever the true situation, we are so poorly misinformed by our main stream media you wouldn't be able to make a reasonable conclusion on the matter.

I'm getting better perspective via international news reports and FR along with the few websites that post from international media.

Sad state of affairs for our nation.

21 posted on 04/04/2013 5:16:57 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Former MSM Viewer

Once “they” lob a high-altitude nuke at us—it’s all over.

Without power, phones, internet, etc.—NOBODY will know what happened, or who to blame (quite a longish list these days).

Remember that “Somebody” launched a missile from a sub off California last summer. (”Jet contrail” to the MSM) We forgot, though.

Aim it to the East instead of Northwest—tip it with a nuke (no pesky re-entry vehicle required) BLAM at 300 miles, give or take a few and we (USA) can kiss the 21st Century goodbye.
Canada (oil) and Mehhicco (oil), too. what fun.


22 posted on 04/04/2013 5:18:11 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The British are coming" to TAKE OUR GUNS!--Paul Revere)
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To: Flintlock

Two realistic viewpoints. Not to be scoffed at...

http://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/concerned-officials-warn-north-korea-could-explode-a-high-altitude-nuclear-device-over-the-united-states_04022013

http://johngaltfla.com/wordpress/2013/04/01/if-north-korea-starts-a-war-the-united-states-will-lose/


23 posted on 04/04/2013 5:32:35 AM PDT by Former MSM Viewer
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To: Former MSM Viewer

>>I dont think our Defense Dept is “paying so little attention”

OK, make it “showing so little reaction”, which by his standards, we and the rest of the world certainly are. Can you imagine his reaction if it was us saying we’ve authorized nuclear strikes on NK?


24 posted on 04/04/2013 5:58:39 AM PDT by expat1000 (Sultan Knish: "Bigotry is no longer about what you do, but how other people feel about it.")
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To: Reaganite Republican

If Beezle has the last word on whether we strike preemptively he won’t. Unless he can do it with plausible deniablity in case it action goes south.

Something like,
‘The President was at the seventeenth hole and cell phone reception is poor.’

‘Had he been able to communicate with the commanders he would have had them wait before attacking.’

OTOH if the strike went well it’s..
‘ The president was in the war room directing the strike.’

He leads from behind .


25 posted on 04/04/2013 7:31:58 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: expat1000
Cute! I wonder if the little twerp is getting pissed people are paying so little attention.

He has got to be getting furious at this. He, or his minions have made statements WAY over the top of his predecessor. "Permission has been granted for nuclear strikes on the United States." Stuff like that and everyone is just ignoring him completely, even the press isn't trying to make hay with it. LOL! You just know he is really steaming.
26 posted on 04/04/2013 7:36:57 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: Reaganite Republican
I don’t think the Norks want a war, their ruling class live well and they can’t ‘win’ any kind of war there... a tie with both countries scorched flat would be the BEST they could hope for.

I do wonder sometimes, if perhaps they've started to believe their own cultish propaganda, and believe they could take on and destroy any opponent, or even multiple opponents. They might actually believe it.
27 posted on 04/04/2013 7:47:17 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: ZX12R

“perhaps they’ve started to believe their own cultish propaganda, and believe they could take on and destroy any opponent, or even multiple opponents. They might actually believe it”
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Good point, you probably never get promoted in the KPA unless you at least act like you believe it


28 posted on 04/04/2013 8:19:59 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican
We might have a missile defense but blowing up incoming overhead is not what you’d call proactive

Obama has made it clear more than once that he would NOT every take proactive steps against a nuclear attack.

He has stated he will do nothing until and if we are attacked first.

Remember unrepentant domestic terrorist William Ayres (friend and political operative, works for Obama now on the down low) stated in the past that the US would be better off with 25 MILLION less citizens.

29 posted on 04/04/2013 11:34:25 AM PDT by Syncro ("So?" -Andrew Breitbart [1969-2012] RIP King of The New Media)
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