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North Korea rocket units on standby to attack US bases
The Guardian ^ | 03/29/2013

Posted on 03/29/2013 6:03:16 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

North Korea put its rocket units on standby on Friday to attack US military bases in South Korea and the Pacific, after the United States flew two nuclear-capable stealth bombers over the Korean peninsula in a rare show of force.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed off on the order at a midnight meeting of top generals and "judged the time has come to settle accounts with the US imperialists in view of the prevailing situation", the official KCNA news agency said.

On Thursday, the United States flew two radar-evading B-2 Spirit bombers on practice runs over South Korea, responding to a series of North Korean threats. They flew from the United States and back in what appeared to be the first exercise of its kind, designed to show America's ability to conduct long-range, precision strikes "quickly and at will", the US military said.

The news of Kim's response was unusually swift.

"He finally signed the plan on technical preparations of strategic rockets of the KPA, ordering them to be standby for fire so that they may strike any time the US mainland, its military bases in the operational theatres in the Pacific, including Hawaii and Guam, and those in South Korea," KCNA said.

The North has an arsenal of Soviet-era Scud missiles that can hit South Korea but its longer-range missiles are untested. Independent assessments of its missile capability suggest it may have theoretical capacity to hit US bases in Japan and Guam.

The North has launched a daily barrage of threats since early this month when the United States and the South, allies in the 1950-53 Korean War, began routine military drills.

The South and the United States have said the drills are purely defensive in nature

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoasia; kn08musudan; loons; missiles; nationalsecurity; nkmissiles; nkstate; nkusbases; northkorea; usbases
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1 posted on 03/29/2013 6:03:16 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

So the question is, if Lil Kim does do something, does our current CIC have the testicular fortitude to do anything about it?


2 posted on 03/29/2013 6:04:17 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: SeekAndFind

3 posted on 03/29/2013 6:05:45 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: mnehring

So the question is, if Lil Kim does do something, does our current CIC have the testicular fortitude to do anything about it?

*************

He’ll go golfing. Just another day in the life of the Coward N Chief.


4 posted on 03/29/2013 6:06:50 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: SeekAndFind
They have THEIR ‘lunatic, half-wit-in-charge’ and we have OURS!
5 posted on 03/29/2013 6:07:12 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: SeekAndFind

Take a swing, fat boy .. the South could prolly use the parking !


6 posted on 03/29/2013 6:07:19 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: SeekAndFind

Based on what I know about N Korea, they’d be better off attacking a few farms and stealing the grain. That is one very hungry country.


7 posted on 03/29/2013 6:07:56 AM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: SeekAndFind
RE :”North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed off on the order at a midnight meeting of top generals and “judged the time has come to settle accounts with the US imperialists in view of the prevailing situation”, the official KCNA news agency said. “

????? This guy reminds me of Baghdad Bob!

8 posted on 03/29/2013 6:09:27 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: mardi59

I like that CIC (Coward N Chief) is the middle initial should be I or N.


9 posted on 03/29/2013 6:09:29 AM PDT by Jack_1
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To: SeekAndFind

Daily Presidential Briefing that Obama never got the memo?

Media is hounding Obama to get his comment on this right now?


10 posted on 03/29/2013 6:10:25 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: SeekAndFind

In light of the upcoming CWII, This Lil’ Kim guy could be doing us a huge favor.


11 posted on 03/29/2013 6:11:11 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: JoeProBono

12 posted on 03/29/2013 6:12:17 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring
So the question is, if Lil Kim does do something, does our current CIC have the testicular fortitude to do anything about it?

He'll probably blame it on "an offensive anti-Korean You Tube video."

13 posted on 03/29/2013 6:12:53 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: GreenHornet
He'll probably blame it on "an offensive anti-Korean You Tube video."

Sounds like a challenge, who can make the most offensive one?

14 posted on 03/29/2013 6:13:43 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: SeekAndFind

*yawn*... where’s my fly swatter?


15 posted on 03/29/2013 6:14:15 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m curious who would have made the decision to send the two B2s to SK and back.

Would that decision have been made a the WH, or somewhere lower in the COC?


16 posted on 03/29/2013 6:15:00 AM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: demshateGod
In light of the upcoming CWII, This Lil’ Kim guy could be doing us a huge favor.

That's an interesting perspective.
17 posted on 03/29/2013 6:15:10 AM PDT by ZX12R
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To: mnehring
Fear not, Obama is preparing as we speak......


18 posted on 03/29/2013 6:15:46 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: SeekAndFind

If they destroy the US - who will feed the regime?


19 posted on 03/29/2013 6:16:07 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: mnehring

They could blame it on “Team America”.


20 posted on 03/29/2013 6:16:36 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: demshateGod

Upcoming hell! The Communists and Socialists, a/k/a the Democrat Party has been waging war against Almighty God and the American people for decades. They are just becoming more overt And they are aided and abetted mightly by the others which live in and suck the lifeblood out of this Nation. At this point in time, the leeches appear to outnumber the Americans.


21 posted on 03/29/2013 6:16:53 AM PDT by sport
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To: JoeProBono

He looks like a scared boy that’s being handled by a puppet master


22 posted on 03/29/2013 6:17:05 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: ZX12R

Could we settle the issue within a few days? 60years is too long.


23 posted on 03/29/2013 6:17:45 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: SeekAndFind

B-B-But Dennis Rodman says Kim is a really nice guy!


24 posted on 03/29/2013 6:19:02 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: GreenHornet
He'll probably blame it on "an offensive anti-Korean You Tube video."

And then abandon our forces in SK, then go back to sleep so he can get up for an early tee off time.
25 posted on 03/29/2013 6:20:19 AM PDT by ZX12R
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To: mnehring
So the question is, if Lil Kim does do something, does our current CIC have the testicular fortitude to do anything about it?

Absolutely Obama would do something about it.

1) He will give a speech essentially saying the same thing he said about the 9/11:

The essence of this tragedy, it seems to me, derives from a fundamental absence of empathy on the part of the attackers: an inability to imagine, or connect with, the humanity and suffering of others. Such a failure of empathy, such numbness to the pain of a child or the desperation of a parent, is not innate; nor, history tells us, is it unique to a particular culture, religion, or ethnicity. It may find expression in a particular brand of violence, and may be channeled by particular demagogues or fanatics. Most often, though, it grows out of a climate of poverty and ignorance, helplessness and despair.

2)He will call for a national day of service, and speed up the unilateral disarmament of the USA to show his commitment to eliminating the threat of nuclear weapons in the future.

26 posted on 03/29/2013 6:20:58 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: sport

We have more boat anchors.


27 posted on 03/29/2013 6:21:05 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: mnehring

Our CIC would probably apologize to NK, blaming us for the attack. Then he would somehow blame it on assault weapons and push harder to ban those.


28 posted on 03/29/2013 6:23:24 AM PDT by CMS (I have not heard any politcians say how to take away guns from criminals, just law abiding citizens)
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To: ZX12R

If we just agree to cut our nuclear arsenals completely, this threat should go away. It only makes sense. No Nukes!!!!


29 posted on 03/29/2013 6:23:24 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Jack_1

I like that CIC (Coward N Chief) is the middle initial should be I or N.

***********

I just use the N. Makes it easier. :)


30 posted on 03/29/2013 6:24:32 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: SMARTY

“They have THEIR ‘lunatic, half-wit-in-charge’ and we have OURS!”

True that.


31 posted on 03/29/2013 6:25:17 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: SeekAndFind

32 posted on 03/29/2013 6:25:53 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Chinese ships should be sinking mysteriously every day for as long as North Korea keeps up its sabre rattling.

Whenever you read “North Korea,” substitute “China.”


33 posted on 03/29/2013 6:26:21 AM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: meyer

Many countries have found that war is an effective way to reduce demand for food.


34 posted on 03/29/2013 6:29:35 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (3% of the population perpetrates >50% of homicides...but gun control advocates blame metal boxes.)
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To: SeekAndFind
If one wants to put the NK's back in their little cage, just bunker bust every Iranian nuke site for about a week straight. They will feel it in Pyong Yang.

The current president of the United States exhibits deliberate weakness. It gives a greenlight to chaos, which is what the american president wants.

35 posted on 03/29/2013 6:32:54 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Looks to me DR is the only one starving.

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36 posted on 03/29/2013 6:38:07 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: mnehring
does our current CIC have the testicular fortitude to do anything about it?

No.

That would be governing. Obama does not like to govern.

North Korea has an inexperienced son-of-a-nutjob in charge. It is entirely possible that he is giving extra credibility to his generals, because he doesn't know any better. It is also entirely possible that NK is coordinating an attack with China; China caputures disputed islands in the South China Sea and off Japan, while NK attacks American military bases to keep America busy.

This is only happening because the United States has a weak leader.

37 posted on 03/29/2013 6:38:18 AM PDT by kidd
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To: Phillyred
If we just agree to cut our nuclear arsenals completely, this threat should go away.

It's frightening because that is actual liberal thinking. I'm praying for our survival of Obama, and the ignorant society that gave us someone like him as our president. Dear God, please let this great country survive it's stupidity. Please let it be brief, Lord.
38 posted on 03/29/2013 6:43:04 AM PDT by ZX12R
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To: Phillyred

“If we just agree to cut our nuclear arsenals completely, this threat should go away. It only makes sense. No Nukes!!!!”

This was all explained perfectly back in the ‘50s by the Bertrand Russell-led CCND, who further proved that the Soviets were peace-lovers who were forced by the Imperialist USA to develop nuclear weapons in their own defense.

“Peace Now!”


39 posted on 03/29/2013 6:50:19 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: SeekAndFind

The only likely danger here is that the North Koreans run out of ideas for more bluster. Their temper tantrums are how they deal with internal politics.


40 posted on 03/29/2013 6:50:59 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: meyer
yep. I wonder 2 things about this story...

1) If they really believe that they can take a swing at us.

2) If there's some internal trouble (more than usual) in the country, and all this is being done to distract people from it.

41 posted on 03/29/2013 6:57:29 AM PDT by wbill
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To: SeekAndFind

Great interview of “Kim” by “Piers Morgan”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6O_JRw0j5tg&sns=em


42 posted on 03/29/2013 7:01:11 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: sport
The observation that the leeches appear to outnumber the Americans can only be made since it is true. The leeches also vote so their number has moved from a geometric to an exponential probability. These cancerous Socialist/Progressive/DemocRats are unrelenting in their planned destruction of this country.

In my minds eye, I see Ronald Reagan being asked about this situation and him making a reference to certain individuals glowing in the dark if one missile is detected on a course targeting either South Korea or the United States, along with the resulting outcry from every Commie loving media and Congressional member imaginable.

43 posted on 03/29/2013 7:02:08 AM PDT by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: Huskrrrr

It goes to prove that what is bad for the US is as bad and worse for the rest of the world.

A US lack of leadership hurts enough here, but becomes catastrophic for everyone ELSE.

“O” assumed power in a way that was not legitimate and has proceeded to USE power in a way that is not legitimate OR responsible.


44 posted on 03/29/2013 7:06:55 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: ctdonath2

“Many countries have found that war is an effective way to reduce demand for food.”

and so more completely control the remaining population.

Here in the US, the socialists have made a leap by attacking sources of food production to make food more expensive and so economically control the population. War by other means, and having the great advantage of being below the radar, as most people believe food comes from grocery stores.


45 posted on 03/29/2013 7:07:32 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: headsonpikes

“Better Red than Dead!”


46 posted on 03/29/2013 7:09:31 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, Dr. Syngman Rhee never DID sign the peace accord. Right?


47 posted on 03/29/2013 7:17:44 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: SeekAndFind
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48 posted on 03/29/2013 7:18:22 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: wbill

My first thought was “Why is our government trying to distract us?” The second was “When does Obama’s war start?”

Yes, I realize the paper is from the UK.


49 posted on 03/29/2013 7:28:14 AM PDT by spaced
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To: wbill

Based upon actions of the NORKs in the last several years, the script should have them next instigate something more violent than the ship sinking or live artillery rounds into ROK.


50 posted on 03/29/2013 7:29:03 AM PDT by AU72
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