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Giant Rabbits and Double Rainbows: The 10 Most Insane Delusions of Kim Jong-il
Gawker ^ | December 18, 2011 | Seth Abramovitch

Posted on 12/19/2011 12:34:25 PM PST by lbryce

With the death of Kim Jong-il, the world loses one of the greatest self-aggrandizing fantasists of all time. Here are ten of the craziest Jong-il stories floating out there:

1. North Korean schools teach children that Jong-il's birth was "supernatural." He was born in a log cabin inside a secret base on the sacred Mt. Paekdu, the story goes, and his arrival was accompanied by the apparition of a new star. The seasons then spontaneously changed from winter to spring, and a double-rainbow appeared, followed by a talking iceberg. (Western accounts say he was born in a guerrilla camp in Russia.) 2. In 2006, Jong-il learned that a man in Germany breeds giant rabbits. He found them delightful and decided they were the key to solving North Korea's widespread hunger problem:

So Kim gets in touch with 68-year-old Karl Szmolinsky of Berlin, the world's foremost breeder of giant rabbits, and says he wants Szmolinsky to come to Pyongyang and set up a farm to breed these rabbits. For Kim believes that the meat yielded by these rabbits will end his people's starvation. [...]

Undeterred, Kim pays for 12 rabbits, at a cost of about $115 each. He tells Szmolinsky that the rabbits will be kept at a petting zoo in Pyongyang and, in a few months, Szmolinsky will be flown in to help really set up a farm for breeding.

In February of 2007, about five or six months later, Szmolinsky gets a call from a North Korean official canceling that trip. Why? Because, Szmolinsky believes, Kim couldn't resist... and ate the giant rabbits to celebrate his birthday.

3. State textbooks claim Jong-il does not produce urine or feces

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: axisofevil; kimjingil; kimjongil; northkorea; pyongyang; waronterror
North Korea's late dictator, Kim-Jong-il had the sort of name that always had me think of it as being spoken in broken English, one that seemingly described his state of mental instability that of being perpetually ill. Now, with his passing we get to learn the extent in which he was indeed truly ill.
1 posted on 12/19/2011 12:34:40 PM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce
A great book to read on life in North Korea is “Nothing to Envy”

And it is chilling how many of the ideas cross link to socialists/democrats in America...

2 posted on 12/19/2011 12:38:53 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: lbryce
State textbooks claim Jong-il does not produce urine or feces.

Explains the distended abdomen and proves he really was full of sh*t.

3 posted on 12/19/2011 12:39:59 PM PST by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: lbryce

That's one big bunny. One article listed it at 10.5 kg (23 pounds).

4 posted on 12/19/2011 12:40:54 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Herman Cain: possibly the escapee most dangerous to the Democrats since Frederick Douglass.)
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To: lbryce
Now, with his passing we get to learn the extent in which he was indeed truly ill.

Kim-Jong-il was not ill or mad.

He was a SOCIALIST MONSTER.

5 posted on 12/19/2011 12:41:14 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: lbryce

I think quite a few liberals would believe this list if you claimed it was about Obama...


6 posted on 12/19/2011 12:41:22 PM PST by apillar
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To: lbryce

Kim Jong Il? No, he’s dead.


7 posted on 12/19/2011 12:42:28 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: lbryce

I don’t think he was all that ill. I think he was just plain dumb.


8 posted on 12/19/2011 12:44:45 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: 2banana

another good one:

The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag

http://www.amazon.com/Aquariums-Pyongyang-Years-North-Korean/dp/0465011047/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1324326929&sr=1-6#_


9 posted on 12/19/2011 12:45:49 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: lbryce

The talking iceberg, hell yes.


10 posted on 12/19/2011 12:45:50 PM PST by StAnDeliver
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To: lbryce

11 posted on 12/19/2011 12:46:02 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: SkyDancer

lol. Kudos for the best late, great leader word-play ever!


12 posted on 12/19/2011 12:46:13 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:The bastard offspring of Satan and Medusa.)
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To: lbryce

This just in... Kim Jung Il is still dead. More details when they become available.

13 posted on 12/19/2011 12:48:33 PM PST by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: lbryce

No urine or excrement, eh?

I think we know now how he died.


14 posted on 12/19/2011 12:49:10 PM PST by lurk
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To: lbryce

Wow! All that magical Godhood. Still it couldn’t save him from death. Do you really thing North Koreans bought into this demented doctrine? Shaking my head.


15 posted on 12/19/2011 12:52:25 PM PST by formosa (Formosa)
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To: lbryce

History will not be kind to humanity for allowing that nightmare to play out.


16 posted on 12/19/2011 12:54:21 PM PST by Dysart
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To: apillar

list if you claimed it was about Obama...

Quietly Obama believes it about himself;-)


17 posted on 12/19/2011 12:57:10 PM PST by Bitsy
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To: 2banana
Kim-Jong-il was not ill or mad. He was a SOCIALIST MONSTER.

Exactly, they are all like that.

That is why making fun of moonbats, outside their dissociative sphere, is like shooting fish in a barrel.

Inside, it's a whole other matter. My mother showed me children's reading books with propaganda pictures of a smiling Tito with some kids. "Tito loves children", she parroted, knowing full well Tito came within a whisker of killing her father for choosing the wrong side in the power play with Stalin. She even thought they spared him because he was a widower with four young children. The reality is we had influential family members on the winning side of the struggle. As it was, he went from being a middle-rank party member to a night watchman for the rest of his life.

18 posted on 12/19/2011 12:59:16 PM PST by Rinnwald
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To: formosa

If they didn’t they were not foolish enough to say so out loud.


19 posted on 12/19/2011 1:02:13 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (*Philosophy lesson 117-22b: Anyone who demands to be respected is undeserving of it.*)
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To: lbryce

My favorite is his “Worlds Most Hideous Hotel”. 105 unfinished, unstable stories. One of it s unique features is its curved elevator shafts.

http://www.gadling.com/2011/03/05/north-korea-resumes-construction-on-worlds-most-hideous-hotel/


20 posted on 12/19/2011 1:03:22 PM PST by DManA
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To: KarlInOhio

My cousin use to have a bunny that big on his farm in Pennsylvania (two bunnys actually), and one thing that struck me was how paranoid they were. As if they knew they were potential food, more paranoid than even ferrets. I mean look at the bunny in that pic, it looks like he is saying “Okaaaay....I’ll let you look at meee. but puh-leeease just don’t eat meeee!” Sort of how citizens feel about the IRS. Oh yeah and you get the Kangaroo connection when you see them but get freaked how they ever got to Austrailia


21 posted on 12/19/2011 1:04:32 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Nancy Pelosi - The #1 reason why we need a Constitutional amendment for Congressional drug testing.)
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To: apillar
I think quite a few liberals would believe this list if you claimed it was about Obama...

I wonder why it took so long to get the astroturf out on the streets wailing over his death. Obama takes his own on the buses with him.

22 posted on 12/19/2011 1:11:49 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: lbryce

Actually, now, I will give him his #3 claim.


23 posted on 12/19/2011 1:25:34 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: KarlInOhio
Bit off topic but I have a question.

If I were to send one of those rabbits to Jimmy Carter, causing him to run in the night screaming like a weenie, splattering himself against a big Georgia pine tree like a June bug on your windshield, what if anything could I be charged with?

24 posted on 12/19/2011 1:51:25 PM PST by IMR 4350
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To: IMR 4350

I wouldn’t say it in polite company but the English have a a word for it beginning with “B” and ending in “ery”


25 posted on 12/19/2011 2:05:03 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: lbryce

I once dated a lady who proudly proclaimed that her dog never pooped. As evidence, she stated there was never any dog turds lying around the yard. Then one day, while her and I watched, the dog did its thing and then promptly consumed the evidence. Wonder if that’s how he does it.


26 posted on 12/19/2011 2:16:40 PM PST by farmguy
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To: lbryce; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: 3. State textbooks claim Jong-il does not produce urine or feces

Whoop-dee-doo! I don't either but occasionally I have... to drain some liberal media slime juice I've picked up wading through CNN, MSNBC, ABC News, CBS News and Shep-pa-phard Smyth while channel surfing--

27 posted on 12/19/2011 2:45:10 PM PST by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Rinnwald
As it was, he went from being a middle-rank party member to a night watchman for the rest of his life.

That probably saved his life, actually. Being a "middle-rank party member" around Stalin wasn't exactly safe.

It isn't in America, either.

28 posted on 12/19/2011 4:21:35 PM PST by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: Talisker

He was a middle rank party member in Yugoslavia. He sided with Stalin during Tito’s breakaway in the early fifties.

He bristled when I asked him why he was for Stalin. He said he was not for Stalin, but for greater unity with the Russian people.


29 posted on 12/20/2011 6:53:01 AM PST by Rinnwald
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