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More Purges May Come after Uncles Execution
Yahoo/AP ^ | 12/13/13 | ERIC TALMADGE and FOSTER KLUG

Posted on 12/13/2013 8:42:50 AM PST by TangledUpInBlue

In a stunning reversal of the popular image of Jang as a mentor and father figure guiding young Kim Jong Un as he consolidated power, North Korea's state-run media on Friday announced he had been executed and portrayed him as a morally corrupt traitor who saw the death of Kim's father, Kim Jong Il, in December 2011 as an opportunity to make his own power play.

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Kinda scary, but also interesting from an intelligence standpoint. Hmmmm
1 posted on 12/13/2013 8:42:50 AM PST by TangledUpInBlue
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Eventually he’ll just kill everybody.


2 posted on 12/13/2013 8:49:50 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
The morons among the ignorant, over educated elites HERE need to pay attention to events in N.Korea.

And you'd be wise to do a search for ERNST ROHM. It was he who organized and ran the Brown Shirts that brought Hitler to power. But when his usefulness to Hitler ended, so did Rohm's life – in a prison cell – with a bullet to the brain BECAUSE, IN ADDITION TO BECOMING TOO OBVIOUSLY BRUTAL AT THAT EARLY STAGE, HITLER VIEWED HIM AS A POTENTIAL RIVAL! YOU MORONS WHO THINK YOU'LL BE THE PRINCES IN THE NEW ORDER MIGHT WANT TO THINK ABOUT THAT!

3 posted on 12/13/2013 8:52:59 AM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

We need some purges of our own.


4 posted on 12/13/2013 8:56:25 AM PST by bergmeid (Resist we much!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Jang as a mentor and father figure guiding young Kim Jong Un

Since Jang was a mentor the mentor guiding young Kim Jong Un brought up a morally corrupt traitor. Mentor teach the young to be their equal. One can conclude Kim Jong Un is a traitor. Sick 'em n. korean military. A traitor is in charge.

5 posted on 12/13/2013 8:57:04 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Dick Bachert

Reminds me of the fate of those not telling the truth in our own nation, because change is not based on hope. Thanks Mr. Bachert!


6 posted on 12/13/2013 8:59:43 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: massgopguy

I probably shouldn’t, but I find that whole North Korean cult of personality fascinating. I can’t help read every article I see.

It’s mind boggling to me how these people can’t figure out everything they’re missing. How the Army can’t figure it out. They actually believe the Kim’s are divinely bestowed onto North Korea? If that were true, would they die? Don’t these people have rational thought? It’s amazing how an entire population can be so brainwashed....


7 posted on 12/13/2013 9:05:45 AM PST by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Nothing new with despots and hereditary kings. They always put to death anyone they might see as a rival to the throne. Goes back thousands of years.

When David was on his deathbed, Bathsheba and her son Solomon were worried about it from Adonijah the heir to be.

However, it was Solomon who became King, and he found a way to put rival Adonijah to death.

8 posted on 12/13/2013 9:06:27 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: massgopguy
a morally corrupt traitor who saw the death of Kim's father, Kim Jong Il, in December 2011 as an opportunity to make his own power play.

Eventually he’ll just kill everybody.

Can be couner-productive. At some point, the surviving officials start to believe they'll be killed eventually anyway, so have nothing to lose by an individual or collective grab for power.

What is interesting to me is the strong correspondence with ancient and medieval Korean history. They have a looonnnggg history of hermit kingdoms, hereditary God-Kings, and vicious court faction fights.

9 posted on 12/13/2013 9:10:55 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Footlong, triple meat, triple cheese, extra mayo and veggies. Don't screw it up!
10 posted on 12/13/2013 9:14:48 AM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: Dick Bachert

Interestingly, after the Night of the Long Knives Hitler’s inner circle was surprisingly durable. They fought amongst themselves for his favor, which he encouraged, but he felt no farther need to enforce his authority by killing them.

This contrasts strongly with Stalin, who killed his acolytes with regularity right up to his demise.


11 posted on 12/13/2013 9:15:02 AM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: Sherman Logan
This contrasts strongly with Stalin, who killed his acolytes with regularity right up to his demise.

Allegedly, Beria caught wind that he was about to be purged, and poisoned Stalin.

12 posted on 12/13/2013 9:16:26 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Chubby Kim has an older brother. Things could get real nasty real fast.


13 posted on 12/13/2013 9:18:46 AM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

My guess is Kim wanted a new mentor.

Being the guys Uncle doesn’t seem to matter much.

Sometimes the power behind the throne get the axe.


14 posted on 12/13/2013 9:25:47 AM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: JPG

DUDE! YOU GOT A DELL!

See the computer behind him?


15 posted on 12/13/2013 9:29:15 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Not a big problem as long as they keep it in the family...cleans out the gene pool nicely.


16 posted on 12/13/2013 9:43:08 AM PST by ThePatriotsFlag (...and to the Republic for which it stood.)
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To: Dick Bachert
Why would you expect the American intelligensia to be any more realistic in expectation than any other revolutionary purge victims?
17 posted on 12/13/2013 10:03:45 AM PST by Robert Teesdale
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To: JPG

His pants are too long. Silly looking.


18 posted on 12/13/2013 10:06:50 AM PST by Robert Teesdale
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To: bergmeid

Didn’t they start this week in Hawaii with Fuddy?


19 posted on 12/13/2013 10:08:23 AM PST by MWestMom (We are not designed to sacrifice for the state, we were designed to sacrifice for each other.)
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To: Robert Teesdale

Do you think those Nork soldiers have any idea how stupid their hats look?


20 posted on 12/13/2013 10:19:23 AM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: Mr. Lucky

Well, styles are different. The more totalitarian the regime, the more extreme the brim. I’m not kidding, go check it out.


21 posted on 12/13/2013 10:20:24 AM PST by Robert Teesdale
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To: TangledUpInBlue

dozens of cadres have been summoned to Pyongyang on suspicion of being in Uncles secret organization.


22 posted on 12/13/2013 10:27:39 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: bergmeid

DearBama has already started firing a lot of military top brass


23 posted on 12/13/2013 10:28:48 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

You should visit NKDaily.com


24 posted on 12/13/2013 10:29:34 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: JPG

Why does he have a half dozen following him around taking notes anyway? Do they think this makes him look important? Cuz all they need is a voice recorder or a video camera and they could take notes later.


25 posted on 12/13/2013 10:31:10 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: mojito

I thought he had 2 older brothers?

I know one is said to be a gambling addict in Macao...lol


26 posted on 12/13/2013 10:32:06 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL
He does have two older brothers, but one was supposedly involved in the latest:

Kim Jong-un’s brother led arrest of Jang Sung-taek: source

“Jang Sung-taek, the uncle-in-law of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was arrested by Kim Jong-un’s second eldest brother Kim Jong-chul, reports Hong Kong's Wen Wei Po, citing the chairman for Seoul's North Korea Strategy Information Service Center Lee Yun-keol.

The South Korean intelligence agency first reported that Jang, who was vice chairman of the country's National Defense Commission, had been removed from his post on Dec. 3 and he has not been seen in public following the execution of two of his associates, Lee Yong-ha and Jang Soo-kee, in November.

Lee Yun-keol claims that Kim Jong-chul personally lead the arrest against Jang, who was once second only to the supreme leader. “In fact, even Vice Marshal Choe Ryong-hae would not dare to carry out the arrest. Kim Jong-un’s own second oldest brother Kim Jong-chul ordered the guards to complete the arrest in the end,” he said.

Kim Jong-un, in a move to consolidate his power following the death of his father Kim Jong-il two years ago, asked his brother to carry out the arrests of those who are against him, the paper said.”

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20131212000132&cid=1101&MainCatID=11

27 posted on 12/13/2013 11:13:01 AM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito

interesting.

I know one brother lived outside the country though. Maybe that guy should defect to South Korea. That would be a punch in fatty’s nose.


28 posted on 12/13/2013 11:28:43 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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