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North Korean Rocket Launch Fails, US Officials Confirm
fox40.com/CNN ^ | April 12, 2012

Posted on 04/12/2012 4:35:52 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket it says is carrying a satellite into orbit, 2 U.S. officials said.

When the 90-ton rocket launched there was a larger than anticipated flare.

U.S. officials said that the missile is believed to have crashed into the sea.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: korea; missile; missilelaunch; northkorea; southkorea
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1 posted on 04/12/2012 4:35:55 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY
the missile is believed to have crashed into the sea.


2 posted on 04/12/2012 4:37:49 PM PDT by Godzilla (3/7/77)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

# epic fail. Morons..


3 posted on 04/12/2012 4:38:54 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They will tell the starving masses eating grass that we shot it down.


4 posted on 04/12/2012 4:40:34 PM PDT by Matt Hatter
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They will tell the starving masses eating grass that we shot it down.


5 posted on 04/12/2012 4:40:34 PM PDT by Matt Hatter
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To: goseminoles

North Korea has launched their big rocket. The satellite is now successfully in orbit at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.


6 posted on 04/12/2012 4:40:58 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good. Now send a cruise missile and blow up the launch pad.

From the direction of China.

Then, pass the popcorn.


7 posted on 04/12/2012 4:41:27 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Here's an exclusive photo!


8 posted on 04/12/2012 4:41:48 PM PDT by stormer
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hmmmm...Larger than normal flare.

So, how do you like our point defense lasers now? just sayin...

9 posted on 04/12/2012 4:41:48 PM PDT by MarketR
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’ll be a bad, ronery day for some Nork rocket scientist.


10 posted on 04/12/2012 4:42:03 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is there anybody out there in FReeperland that didn’t, in the dark recesses of their minds, see this coming??

(I had ‘spectacular explosion on the pad’ in the pool...)


11 posted on 04/12/2012 4:42:03 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Regime has this all under control. I guess that we can all stick our heads in the sand since these dopes couldn’t get their rocket to work. No threat here at all, and the fact that the ChiComs and Iranians have their fingerprints all over this is just a coincidence too.


12 posted on 04/12/2012 4:42:34 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: goseminoles
Gotta love it. Happy Birthday Grandpa Kim.
13 posted on 04/12/2012 4:44:10 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Charleton Heston fell on the crystal.


14 posted on 04/12/2012 4:45:05 PM PDT by H.Akston (John Edwards is presidential, in Blue America.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

” The Regime has this all under control. “

I wonder, what is North Korean for, “Bush’s Fault”???


15 posted on 04/12/2012 4:45:20 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY


"The glorious rocket built by Kim Jong Un himself, was a success until American Imperialists and their allies shot the beautiful rocket from the skies over the North Korean Ocean. In other news...choco rations have been raised to 25 grams..."

16 posted on 04/12/2012 4:47:03 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Matt Hatter
They don't have the technology to tell the starving masses a damn thing.



They'll get their news from Seoul.
17 posted on 04/12/2012 4:48:41 PM PDT by BIGLOOK
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To: Wordkraft; NormsRevenge; Ernest_at_the_Beach
"The satellite is now successfully in orbit at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean."

Not to worry, it was just a washing machine wrapped in tin foil, anyways!!!

18 posted on 04/12/2012 4:50:28 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Negativity must die because it's self-fulfilling!!!)
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To: Godzilla

ROTFLMAO!!!


19 posted on 04/12/2012 4:51:25 PM PDT by mulder1 ("The past is prologue.")
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To: Dallas59

"Is THAT where it's supposed to land?"


20 posted on 04/12/2012 4:51:38 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Dallas59

>>”In other news...choco rations have been raised to 25 grams...”

Double plus good that!


21 posted on 04/12/2012 4:52:34 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: COBOL2Java

Lotsa executions ordered for dawn.


22 posted on 04/12/2012 4:53:51 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

23 posted on 04/12/2012 4:55:39 PM PDT by greatdefender (If You Want Peace.....Prepare For War)
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To: exit82

You said it! I’d hate to be a North Korean rocket scientist right now.


24 posted on 04/12/2012 4:57:10 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Dateline Pyonang North Korea: In an uncharacteristic unveiling of military defense secrets the North Korean government has reported it successfully tested a land based anti submarine missile today.
25 posted on 04/12/2012 4:57:27 PM PDT by mulder1 ("The past is prologue.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The stick must have stayed in the ground.


26 posted on 04/12/2012 4:58:22 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("ONE TERM MITT__SARAH 2016")
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To: Free ThinkerNY; potlatch; PhilDragoo; bitt

NBC’s Richard Engel was camped out in N. Korea for their Dear Leader’s most excellent rocket launch. Funny, I didn’t see Engel reporting the epic fail, or could I have zoned out and missed it?


27 posted on 04/12/2012 4:58:32 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: Godzilla

HEY GODZILLA you have admit it was BIG EPIC FAIL


28 posted on 04/12/2012 5:03:31 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All
U.S. officials said that the missile is believed to have crashed into the sea.

This is what passes for a "confirmation" of facts now? Mere belief?

29 posted on 04/12/2012 5:03:41 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Newt says, "A nominee that depresses turnout won't beat Barack Obama.")
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To: Matt Hatter

Do we really know that we didn’t shoot it down?

;^)


30 posted on 04/12/2012 5:07:21 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Good work Tommy!


31 posted on 04/12/2012 5:15:30 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Dallas59

‘Comrades!’ ‘Attention, comrades! We have glorious news for you .... Our satellite is orbiting the Earth!
All over our glorious nation this morning there were irrepressible spontaneous demonstrations when workers marched out of factories and offices and paraded through the streets with banners voicing their gratitude to our Dear Leader for the new, happy life which his wise leadership has bestowed upon us!
Birds sang in human voices praising our ... (metallic screeching)
Whu-what? It did what ... It went kablooie? We sold some of those to the towel-heads and now they’re threatening the capitalist running dogs ... this is a hot mike?
Tell my children I love them (sobbing) test pattern


32 posted on 04/12/2012 6:41:15 PM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I wonder how many Nork 'rocket scientists' have been lined up against a wall and blindfolded by now.........

"As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

--H.L. Mencken, The Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920


33 posted on 04/12/2012 6:50:05 PM PDT by Viking2002 ( "Give me a diablo sandwich, a Dr. Pepper, and make it quick, I'm in a gaddamn hurry.")
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34 posted on 04/12/2012 6:51:10 PM PDT by potlatch
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The satellite is now successfully in orbit at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

I guess that makes it geosynchronous. It does in fact go all the way around once every 24 hours.

.

35 posted on 04/12/2012 7:13:48 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Wordkraft
The satellite is now successfully in orbit at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

Yep ... orbiting the Sun (along with the rest of Planet Earth).

Ha Ha.

36 posted on 04/12/2012 7:19:08 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Boost-phase intercept!

We done good!

37 posted on 04/12/2012 7:23:22 PM PDT by stboz
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To: stormer

What’s the story on that pic? Do you have a link?


38 posted on 04/12/2012 7:26:38 PM PDT by ken5050 (The ONLY reason to support Mitt: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will appear at the WH each Christmas)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; a fool in paradise

The raunch brew up!


39 posted on 04/12/2012 7:29:28 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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http://www.famouspictures.org/mag/index.php?title=The_Train_Leaves_the_Station


40 posted on 04/12/2012 8:11:23 PM PDT by stormer
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To: potlatch

Oh, that’s funny! Looking for NBC’s onsite reporter, Richard Engel. With no successful launch to report, maybe he’s taking dancing lessons.


41 posted on 04/12/2012 9:16:06 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: ntnychik

Lol. Well, Kim Jong, or whatever, is dancing elsewhere now and I don’t feel like putting his son in the gif.


42 posted on 04/12/2012 9:22:15 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Congratulations to the USAF YAL-1a Air Bourne Laser System crew !


43 posted on 04/12/2012 10:48:05 PM PDT by traumer
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To: potlatch

COOL!


44 posted on 04/12/2012 10:51:00 PM PDT by bitt (“There are only two races of men: the decent and the indecent.” —Viktor Frankl, survivor, Nazi co)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Not to worry, Kim Jong-un — Bernie Schwartz from Loral Space will be right over to fix your problem rocket if you bribe him enough to give to Zer0’s campaign.
45 posted on 04/12/2012 11:58:18 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: potlatch
Little cat liked that; gave it two paw swipes.
46 posted on 04/13/2012 1:22:06 AM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: stormer

Many thanks!!!


47 posted on 04/13/2012 7:20:34 AM PDT by ken5050 (The ONLY reason to support Mitt: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will appear at the WH each Christmas)
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To: bitt

Lol, thanks bitt!


48 posted on 04/15/2012 1:10:15 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: PhilDragoo

“Two paw swipes” is a great compliment, lol.
Thanks Phil


49 posted on 04/15/2012 1:11:43 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: PhilDragoo

“Two paw swipes” is a great compliment, lol.
Thanks Phil


50 posted on 04/15/2012 1:13:40 PM PDT by potlatch
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