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US Cancels Missile Test in Bid to Cool Crisis
AP via NewsMax ^ | 4-6-2013

Posted on 04/06/2013 5:46:21 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot

A senior U.S. defense official says the Pentagon has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test for next week at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California amid mounting tensions with North Korea.

The official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delayed the long-planned Minuteman 3 test because of concerns the launch could be misinterpreted and exacerbate the current Korean crisis.

The official was not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity.

North Korea's military has warned that it was authorized to attack the U.S. using "smaller, lighter and diversified" nuclear weapons.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Japan; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: china; kenyanbornmuzzie; missiles; nkorea; northkorea; uswusses; waronterror
Also Embassies stay put in NoKo, and no change in traffic pattern in Seoul.
1 posted on 04/06/2013 5:46:21 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

Headline says ‘cancel’, report says ‘delay’.


2 posted on 04/06/2013 5:46:56 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Bunch of frickin’ wusses we have running this country.


3 posted on 04/06/2013 5:47:11 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Sir Napsalot

Wouldn’t surprise me if 0bama and Kim have manufactured this so-called ‘crisis’ together. Now is EXACTLY the time we should be flexing our ICBM muscles.


4 posted on 04/06/2013 5:49:38 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Hey, idiots who are ruining America:

Ship them some more foodstuffs, tons of it, and while you’re at it send some more worthless American-Chinese money that we keep printing.

America has become, thanks to the socialist DemocRAT Party, a toothless old fogey tottering on the edge of a grave.


5 posted on 04/06/2013 5:50:28 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

WHAT!!!

I’d have scheduled twenty of them. He may want to rattle his saber but I’m pretty sure he wants to live more.


6 posted on 04/06/2013 5:51:52 PM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Hello? Stuff is leakier than a seive here.


7 posted on 04/06/2013 5:52:10 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Instead of “The Tea Party”, maybe we should call ourselves “The North Koreans”.

Then they’ll give us anything we want...


8 posted on 04/06/2013 5:52:44 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Dumb@$$ ILLEGAL ALIEN IN CHIEF cowers to tin-horn Dictator of North Korea.
Jow disgusting can Obama get?
9 posted on 04/06/2013 5:53:16 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: IbJensen

Exactly so.


10 posted on 04/06/2013 5:56:42 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Geez, we’re a bunch of wusses.


11 posted on 04/06/2013 5:58:03 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
The whole episode - since the Jan 2013 ‘war plan’ to the latest leak - is simply $^%**%$%@ dumb.

Obama might as well have been cartooned to virtual “DEEP BOW to the little Kim”.

Sheesh! So ashamed for my country.

12 posted on 04/06/2013 5:58:35 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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13 posted on 04/06/2013 5:59:01 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Didn’t take long for Obama to surrender to the norks, did it?


14 posted on 04/06/2013 6:02:29 PM PDT by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: IbJensen
Ship them some more foodstuffs, tons of it, and while you’re at it send some more worthless American-Chinese money that we keep printing.

Send it by Jimmy Carter and Dennis Rodman.

15 posted on 04/06/2013 6:04:04 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Obama’s “Asian Pivot” with new Korean boogieman as the star shifts media focus from the mess in Afghanistan, MiddleEast, and that other thing, let’s see, uuh,oh, what was it?....Benghazi!


16 posted on 04/06/2013 6:04:27 PM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: IbJensen

“America has become, thanks to the socialist DemocRAT Party, a toothless old fogey tottering on the edge of a grave.”

Not quite. But close.


17 posted on 04/06/2013 6:05:13 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Wouldn’t surprise me if 0bama and Kim have manufactured this so-called ‘crisis’ together. Now is EXACTLY the time we should be flexing our ICBM muscles.

What did Rodman tell him?

18 posted on 04/06/2013 6:08:48 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Sir Napsalot

Tomorrow all talking heads will be praising Obama and JFn Kerry for diplomacy ‘cooler heads’ averting crisis.

/Unlike the Cowboy.


19 posted on 04/06/2013 6:11:11 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Once more, America bends over and grasps the ankles to take one (more) in the backdoor, so as to be nice to everyone, and not scare them...

We NEED to scare someone! Especially that chubby, 20-something Dear Leader...

But what can you expect from John F’ing Kerry and the rest of the Obambi regime...


20 posted on 04/06/2013 6:12:41 PM PDT by LaRueLaDue
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To: Sir Napsalot
The terms "surrender", "capitulate", and "lose" somehow come to mind.

And, sadly so.

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21 posted on 04/06/2013 6:14:30 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I bet they have been discussing how to get together at the next Beiber concert, they just love her!


22 posted on 04/06/2013 6:17:32 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Lx

Nah. Test shots run about $1 million apiece. HOWEVER, we could do a test shot with 3 warheads. Just to make sure it all works.


23 posted on 04/06/2013 6:19:04 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Sir Napsalot

Maybe the Pentagon should have a fabulous “gay pride” parade instead. They could show Baby Kim that America doesn’t mean him any harm. We’re just here for a good time.


24 posted on 04/06/2013 6:21:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Send Chuckie (shoomer) Hagel back to whereever he came from and then abort them both. Yes Hagel is from Nebraska. So was Bob ‘Peg Leg’ Kerrey. And a few other nondiscripts who sold Nebraska and this country down the river (in Chuckie’s case, it had to be down the Platte to the Missouri, to the Mississippi, to the Gulf, where everything is wrong since O’Bambi conspired to f’up the Gulf with the BP Spill. (Yes, how soon we forget).

I lived in Nebraska from ‘81 to ‘93, and never had the priviledge of voting against the sorry SOB. I did have the priviledge of voting against that miscreant with the Peg Leg.


25 posted on 04/06/2013 6:22:54 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

Deduct the money we’re giving to the ‘peace loving’ religion of peace’ Arab Spring.
That or make them targets.
Or both.


26 posted on 04/06/2013 6:26:05 PM PDT by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: Tzimisce

No, we should convince Obama “Kim Jung-un” (or any of our other enemies) is a secret Republican instead.


27 posted on 04/06/2013 6:30:24 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Vince Ferrer

I wondered that too.. Rodman probably told Kim that 0bama was a p*ssy (if he didn’t know that already).


28 posted on 04/06/2013 6:35:53 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: andyk

Obama was the first to blink


29 posted on 04/06/2013 6:41:48 PM PDT by ChiMark (America no more)
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To: All

WaPo, Yahoo! News and some others all picked up the story, citing the same AP source.


30 posted on 04/06/2013 6:42:07 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

We don’t need no stinkin test!
Kims lucky day he gets the real deal!


31 posted on 04/06/2013 6:54:05 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: dfwgator

Bunch of frickin’ wusses we have running this country.
******
Welcome to a replay of the Carter years......


32 posted on 04/06/2013 6:54:23 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Sir Napsalot

ICBM test??? The 1982 movie ‘The Day After’ ??
What are we testing them for now anyway?

How about testing weapons that shoot down others missiles in the sky?


33 posted on 04/06/2013 7:57:11 PM 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: Sir Napsalot

             

34 posted on 04/06/2013 8:01:32 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Sir Napsalot
North Korea urges embassy evacuations, diplomats say
By Will Englund, Published: April 5
The Washington Post

Excerpt:
"The British Foreign Office said its embassy 'received a communication from the North Korean government this morning saying that the North Korean government would be unable to guarantee the safety of embassies and international organizations in the country in the event of conflict from April 10.'"


35 posted on 04/06/2013 8:40:58 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I very seriously recommend that as soon as the Norks light up a missile, we immediately respond in kind to take out said missile, before it fly’s anywhere near Japan, whatever.

Then, let our major wussies in state, Hagel, president Putz, just let the Norks know “we didn’t know where it was targeted after all your bullshit, so we just took it out! Any problems fatso Kim?

When would you like to fire off the next one fatso? We’ll be ready and waiting!

But, we are too wussie to even contemplate slapping down this arrogant prick. Oh, sorry, I mean Kim not B-Hussain-O mm,mm,mm!


36 posted on 04/06/2013 8:47:50 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Next, we’re going to have to ask Kim Il Un if we can go potty.


37 posted on 04/06/2013 8:52:26 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: sickoflibs
"ICBM test??? The 1982 movie ‘The Day After’ ??"

The scenario presented in that movie has terribly exaggerated and erroneous in a number of ways. Do some searching and have a look at the various nuclear weapons tests in our own country and around the world. Mankind will not build enough weapons to destroy all human life on the planet. We're restrained by quite a few physical and historical social realities.

Media presentations mentioning the Cold War attempt to lull us into believing that the past was more dangerous than today with respect to nuclear weapons and nations that have them. That's not the case, either. Numbers of nuclear weapons around the world and our chances of seeing nuclear exchanges are greater than ever before and increasing rapidly. Many nations have them, and some have many more ICBMs than most people know (public news missed or ignored by most).


38 posted on 04/06/2013 8:52:28 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: familyop
The scenario presented in that movie has terribly exaggerated...

The chief thing I learned from that TV movie was that if a nuclear war starts, bad acting will break out all over.

39 posted on 04/06/2013 8:54:34 PM PDT by Publius
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To: familyop

I just remembered that movie the other day and how I got a kick out of it at the time when I was in college, and the lib argument at the time that Reagan creation of missile defenses would be seen as a aggressive attack on the USSR.

And my point here is that a missile launch from the NK over the ocean might make a great test case for the US, almost free too,


40 posted on 04/06/2013 9:11:34 PM 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: Sir Napsalot

What do you expect from “Up Chuck Hagel” and Obozo and “I’m Not Jack Dempsey”?


41 posted on 04/06/2013 11:53:30 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Sir Napsalot

Never imagined the US would retreat from a little fat boy.


42 posted on 04/07/2013 7:12:45 AM PDT by BinaryBoy (Socialism is slavery)
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