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Kim Jong-ilís Heir Attends Parade
NYTimes ^ | Oct 9, 2010 | MARK McDONALD

Posted on 10/09/2010 8:33:41 PM PDT by rdl6989

SEOUL, South Korea — The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, attended a massive military parade with his youngest son and designated successor on Sunday as the ruling Communist regime celebrated the 65th founding of its Workers’ Party.

The son, Kim Jong-un, wearing a dark suit despite his recent promotion to four-star general, watched the festivities and reviewed squads of goose-stepping troops with his 68-year-old father and other senior politicians and generals. The event was held in Kim Il-sung Square, named for Kim Jong-un’s grandfather, the founder of the North Korean state.

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TOPICS: Extended News
KEYWORDS: chiapet; coupdetat; dprk; kimjongeun; kimjongil; kimjongun; nkorea; northkorea; pyongyang

1 posted on 10/09/2010 8:33:46 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: TigerLikesRooster; SevenofNine; Jet Jaguar

Kim Jong Un ping.


2 posted on 10/09/2010 8:34:22 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.)
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To: rdl6989

Maybe just a coincidence: the highest ranking defector from the north was found dead on the same day. On the other hand he was 87.
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE69903120101010


3 posted on 10/09/2010 8:37:45 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.)
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To: rdl6989

He’s as good-looking as his father.

I hope we don’t have to look at his face for the next 60 years...


4 posted on 10/09/2010 8:44:46 PM PDT by libsrscum (Obama causes cancer.)
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To: rdl6989

I think the first name is Pat.


5 posted on 10/09/2010 8:46:03 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: rdl6989

really

His hair was there

someone needs to pluck it


6 posted on 10/09/2010 8:46:52 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys)
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To: rdl6989

Another Fat Pig Socialist Pr*ck like psychopath daddy and grandpa.

The North Koreans are forever starving to death under this subhuman communist monarchy.


7 posted on 10/09/2010 8:54:05 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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To: rdl6989

OHH face that only father could love LOL!


8 posted on 10/09/2010 9:28:01 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: rdl6989

evidently the only guy on the podium who can afford a watch


9 posted on 10/09/2010 10:01:51 PM PDT by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Ping!

Bad news about Hwang.

Did you hear?

Did a DPRK agent get to him???!!

10 posted on 10/10/2010 2:05:18 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Worldwide Press Spin, Nov. 3rd? "America is RACIST(sic)". Take that to the bank. Ink already ready.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

No definite word yet. To me, it looks like a death by natural cause. His timing of death could be just a coincidence.


11 posted on 10/10/2010 3:53:11 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo

It may just be a coincidence, but it seems interesting to me.


12 posted on 10/10/2010 8:54:56 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.)
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To: rdl6989; TigerLikesRooster; Jet Jaguar; SevenofNine; Cindy
Two immediate observations:

a) Kim Jong il looked very depressed, saddened, and I would say even worried--he clearly wore it on his face yesterday. He looked over a number of times as his young son to see "how he was holding up" and his eyes also eyed the KPA senior Generals around him. I suspect that Kim Jong il knows it will probably be only a matter of time that his son is removed from power, and it might also happen while Kim himself is alive--which will make them a "two-fer".

b) Kim Jong Un, while trying to put on a show, could not help but expose his age and inexperience through his body language. There was absolutely no confidence whatsoever. His eyes darted around and had a concerned, nervous tinge to them. He also eyed military and senior Party officials around him, combined with the "1,000 yard stare" at the massive crowd in Kim Il Sung Square, with nary an exusion of confidence. I think the son reverberated the father and the father reverberated the son.

Despite all the hoopla, and secret police at their every beckon, there is no honor nor loyalty among COMMUNISTS and they know they are yet a turbulent night's distance between life and power on the one hand, and the gallows or a poisoning in their first class faire, on the other.

Just my intuition watching them very closely and viewing videos of that parade over and over. Perhaps tonights Sankei Shimbun above the fold, full color, photo captured this sentiment most concisely. I hope all have a chance to see it. IMHO it spoke volumes.

This whole sordid and ludicrous thing is pathetically put together with duct tape, baling wire, and sealing weax, if you ask me, as clever as they think they are unveiling the DPRK boy-king to the Party, the People and the world in stages like this.


13 posted on 10/11/2010 7:00:01 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Worldwide Press Spin, Nov. 3rd? "America is RACIST(sic)". Take that to the bank. Ink already ready.)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2
Pathetic!

Betting pool, anyone??!!

14 posted on 10/11/2010 7:09:19 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Worldwide Press Spin, Nov. 3rd? "America is RACIST(sic)". Take that to the bank. Ink already ready.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Lil’Jr. being promoted to the same rank as those seasoned Generals around him has got to set their blood to boiling.

After pops bites the dust, I bet Jr. doesn’t doesn’t last much longer than the funeral.


15 posted on 10/11/2010 7:30:36 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Palin/Christie 2012)
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To: Rebelbase

Kim Jong il did it, because he can only trust his own blood, his own extreme inner family circle. He knows everyone outside of that circle, wants to or has the will to, “plug” him at any time. There have already been many attempts since the 1970s.


16 posted on 10/11/2010 7:57:06 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Worldwide Press Spin, Nov. 3rd? "America is RACIST(sic)". Take that to the bank. Ink already ready.)
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To: rdl6989

17 posted on 10/11/2010 8:13:40 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (First there was nothing. Then it exploded.)
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To: reagan_fanatic

Don’t they look well fed - in stark contrast to the starving people of North Korea.


18 posted on 10/11/2010 8:17:03 AM PDT by esquirette ("Our hearts are restless until they find rest in Thee." ~ Augustine)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Hey AIT I saw replay on CNN International I think you are right it seem that both Chia Chub and Chia Pet look very nervous it wasn’t stage fright the dude look nervous Chia Chub did

That kid going be out of power in a year after dear ole Daddy Chia Pet kick the bucket


19 posted on 10/11/2010 9:53:32 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: SevenofNine

One could pick that sentiment up, yes.


20 posted on 10/11/2010 5:18:44 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Worldwide Press Spin, Nov. 3rd? "America is RACIST(sic)". Take that to the bank. Ink already ready.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

He seem nervous what I gather very nervous I don’t think it was stage fright he was nervous OH Crap I going take over crazy country like North Korea


21 posted on 10/11/2010 5:21:15 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: SevenofNine

“DAAAaaad! I don’t wanna be dictator! I just wanna play PS3.”


22 posted on 10/12/2010 10:03:11 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: Callahan

Would that be funny we find out that Chia Chub is video game freak hey dear ole dad like his movies LOL!


23 posted on 10/12/2010 10:47:59 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: Callahan

Would that be funny we find out that Chia Chub is video game freak hey dear ole dad like his movies LOL!


24 posted on 10/12/2010 10:48:11 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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To: Callahan

If you think that funny check this thread OUT LOL!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2605927/posts


25 posted on 10/12/2010 10:49:27 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile")
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