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North Korea's big bash honoring founder Kim Il Sung visible from space
NY Daily News ^ | 04/26/12

Posted on 04/26/2012 7:08:01 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

North Korea's big bash honoring founder Kim Il Sung visible from space

Satelitte images pick up the word 'glory' in Korean

In North Korea, the choreography can be part of the geography.

The country is famous for organizing crowds of thousands of people using colored cards to spell out political slogans and images in stadiums or large squares, and the gathering last week to celebrate the 100th birthday of national founder Kim Il Sung was no different.

This time, however, the spelled out message in a central square in the capital of Pyongyang was big enough to be visible from space.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: glory; nkorea; parade; satellite

1 posted on 04/26/2012 7:08:11 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo; Steel Wolf; nuconvert; MizSterious; nw_arizona_granny; ...

P!


2 posted on 04/26/2012 7:09:06 PM 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
Is the fact that there's not a single dog alive in the country also visible from space? How about the fact that there's not a tree in the country that hasn't been stripped of its bark.
3 posted on 04/26/2012 7:12:12 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Does that Commie slogan sound like “Ho Pin Chang”?/s;)


4 posted on 04/26/2012 7:13:43 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Entire line of troops participating in the parade (from the top left to the bottom right)


5 posted on 04/26/2012 7:15:18 PM 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: Frank_2001

Actually, it is “Glory to the One.” :-)


6 posted on 04/26/2012 7:16:30 PM 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: Frank_2001

Actually, it is “Glory to the One.” :-)


7 posted on 04/26/2012 7:16:30 PM 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: Frank_2001

LOL - good one. Took me a moment...


8 posted on 04/26/2012 7:19:25 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: TigerLikesRooster

When ya got their bellies, their bodies will follow ya.


9 posted on 04/26/2012 7:33:15 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Korea from space at night.


10 posted on 04/26/2012 7:33:29 PM PDT by ItsForTheChildren
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Thanks for the image. I suppose the climate might still be late winter - but there sure seems to be a lot of open, barren, dead areas there. Seems odd to have so much open space between the nice buildings that are seemingly unkempt.


11 posted on 04/26/2012 7:38:45 PM PDT by 21twelve
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"the spelled out message in a central square in the capital of Pyongyang was big enough to be visible from space."

BFD! Hyperbolic reporting.

Some of the recent Google Earth images of my area clearly show the wires on power lines crossing a lake, individuals in a group of tourists, and the individual rails and ties on a narrow-gauge "tourist" railroad. And the latest shot of my own place shows the spark plug wires I had laid out on the hood of the '65 "Formula 'S'" Barracuda I'm restoring. What else would you expect from a set of -- essentially -- Hubble Telescopes, pointed at Earth?

12 posted on 04/26/2012 7:43:42 PM PDT by TXnMA
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Wow! Look at all the energy NK is saving. They must be one green country.


13 posted on 04/26/2012 7:47:25 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: TXnMA

And bring in your trash cans - it’s almost Friday for crying out loud!


14 posted on 04/26/2012 7:50:15 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: ItsForTheChildren
That one light in North Korea must illuminate the path to Glorious Leader's heavenly outhouse. That's the reality you can see from space without even using binoculars.
15 posted on 04/26/2012 8:24:13 PM PDT by 300winmag (Overkill Never Fails)
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Actually, it is “Glory to the One.”

Are you sure? My dictionary translates it as "Do not remove tag under penalty of law."

16 posted on 04/26/2012 8:28:44 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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don’t they realize that if their picture can be taken like this, that they are targets...print a huge target on wherever you want and we, or many others could hit it...


17 posted on 04/26/2012 8:49:42 PM PDT by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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What bothers me about this celebration is, I think WE probably paid for it.

With money borrowed from China.


18 posted on 04/26/2012 9:22:51 PM PDT by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Just like all things collectivist: It looks better if you get farther away from it. The more you see of it, the uglier it gets.


19 posted on 04/26/2012 9:36:48 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The RINOcrat Party is still in charge. There has never been a conservative American government.)
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To: Carry_Okie

Translation:

SEND FOOD


20 posted on 04/27/2012 4:47:55 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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Too bad North Korean cities are so poor they’re not visible from space at night. Only country in the world that poor...


21 posted on 04/27/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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