Skip to comments.Japanese broadcaster: North Korea launches rocket
Posted on 04/04/2009 7:50:19 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
TOKYO Japanese broadcaster NHK says North Korea has launched a rocket, citing the Japanese government.
The report came Sunday morning amid heightened tensions in the region.
North Korea had informed international authorities that it planned to launch a rocket sometime between Saturday and Wednesday in order to put a satellite into orbit.
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If the Japanese don’t shoot this thing down it is because they know this capability will force Obama to pay more attention to this issue.
How much money are going to give NK now?
bbc reporting so....
I disagree. I don’t think Obama gives a rats butt about it, and will only provide considerable lip service to the event.
Okay, where is Obama’s “Stern” response?
How soon will he cry to the UN?
Did it explode yet?
Obama isn’t gonna do a damn thing and everyone knows it
Yep, and what do they have to lose?
Hussein’s diplomacy fails again.
JJ Japanese govt confirmed it they think
I was beginning to wonder if they were ever going to get their Dong off.
Hussein and Hitlery will go crying to the U.N., everyone will say “my, my, Obama is not happy...” and that’ll be about it.
Maybe they’ll approve another $10 billion in food aid for Kim Jong Mentally Ill to give to his army while his people starve.
Of course he won’t. The worse he would do is cry to the UN and drop it.
What is your definition of ‘is’?
Perhaps it will hit Hawaii and blow up the Birth certificate.
South Korea’s just confirmed it too.
article update and new title..
NKorea launches rocket, defying world pressure
SEOUL, South Korea South Korea’s presidential office has confirmed North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket launch from its east coast base.
The Blue House says liftoff took place at 11:30 a.m. (0230GMT) Sunday morning from the coastal Musudan-ri launch pad in northeastern North Korea.
Japanese broadcaster NHK cites the Japanese government as saying the rocket flew over Japan. It said there were no reports of any debris falling on Japan.
obama’s “stern” response-send howard “stern” and artie lang to NK to reason with them.
And that is exactly what NK is expecting to happen.
The missile is capable of hitting Alaska. I doubt Obama will give a damn about Alaska
Obama: I’m gonna tell on you North Korea, UN would be really really mad and will write a letter against the launch.
UN: North Korea pretty please don’t launch the missile.
North Korea: Were trembling in our shoes.. NOT!!!
If Bush was still the president North Korea wont even dare launch a firework pointing towards us.
WOWWW luckly nobody got hurt so far so does that mean Obama going give Chia Pet bailout
What does Drudge’s “No They Didn’t” headline mean? Anybody know?
How will the teleprompter react?
He’ll call up all the NATO leaders and say, ahhh, what do we do now? Do you think if I took the i-Pod back from Queenie and gave it to Kim Jung Il along with a new Members Only jacket, he’d like me? Doesn’t he know I’m the Great Communicator?
Nah, I bet he’ll return the IPod he picked up in Chicago for Kim Jung Il now.
That’ll teach the commies. No copies of B HO’s speeches and Inuaguration now.
My thoughts too. NO IPod or DVD’s for Kim Jung Il.
“What does Drudges No They Didnt headline mean? Anybody know?”
They did what? Oh no! Mr. Bill!
Probably, “No! They didn’t!”
He just failed his 3am phone call.
He probably called his friends in the media and said "don't talk about it"... and that seems to have worked.
I’ll bet N Korea bootlegs a lot of DVDs, just like China. So Kim Jung probably already has all the DVD’s the Obamas would be giving out, except of course, seasons One and Two of “Flava of Love”.
QUestion JJ do you think Chia Pet want bailout or he just being roaney LOL!
True, but do they have a select arrangement of Obama’s best telepromter reads?
It’s time he got tough, so no IPod or select arrangement of teleprompter readings now.
Maybe Obama will throw himself down on the Oval Office carpet, when he gets back and kick and scream and hold his breath?
My guess is he will make a speech, right off of the telepromter and drop the whole thing. All smoke and mirrors.
We don’t need this thread, a FReeper has already posted a thread way before Japan or Fox or any news agency reported this. FR once again beats the frickin news to a world shaking event.
I think he is both LOLOLOL!
I wonder which diplomat be send to NK get Chia Pet back to six nation talks
The No They Didn’t was in regard to NATO’s refusal to get more involved in Afghanistan, I believe.
I was wrong, that was earlier.
Maybe it means that Japan did not shoot it down, like they warned.
It’s like—get out! They didn’t dare!
Or “No! They didn’t!”
it’s that expression ‘oh no she d’int!’ ... strange attempt at levity, I suppose.
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