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Rodman Brings Bread and Circuses to Pyongyang(breaks UN sanction)
Weekly Standard ^ | Jan 7, 2014 | DENNIS P. HALPIN

Posted on 01/08/2014 1:39:06 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster

Rodman Brings Bread and Circuses to Pyongyang

8:16 AM, Jan 7, 2014 •

By DENNIS P. HALPIN

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The bread being brought by Rodman to accompany the circus is allegedly in the form of luxury birthday gifts for the North Korean dictator and his wife. Rodman seems oblivous to North Korea’s near starvation of its people, human rights atrocities, gulags, and nuclear and missile adventurism, and appears equally unconcerned that providing Pyongyang with any luxury goods is a violation of the sanctions imposed by United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution 2094, adopted on March 7, 2013, and previous resolutions

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: basketball; crime; dennisrodman; dprk; evidence; federalcrime; gifts; giftwrapped; kimjongeun; kimjongun; korea; nkorea; northkorea; ofac; presents; rodman; sanctions; subpoena; violation; violations
SK media says that breaking the sanction can bring 20 years in jail or one million dollar fine. It is true?
1 posted on 01/08/2014 1:39:06 PM PST by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo; Steel Wolf; nuconvert; MizSterious; nw_arizona_granny; ...

P!


2 posted on 01/08/2014 1:39:38 PM PST 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

giving legitimacy to a murderous regime...


3 posted on 01/08/2014 1:40:09 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

SK media says that breaking the sanction can bring 20 years in jail or one million dollar fine. It is true?

Oh, I am Sure Eric Holder will get right on that... /sarc


4 posted on 01/08/2014 1:48:45 PM PST by GraceG
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To: GeronL
Watching that video of him at that so-called press conference (or whatever it was .. an interview ... ) I Could NOT shake the gorilla image in Planet Of The Apes.

He talked like a 300 word vocabulary animal

I DO apologize for the racist picture ... but it is there if you let it.

5 posted on 01/08/2014 1:50:02 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Dennis Rodman is walking on thin ice..

His brain has glazed from within..

A sorry display and .. a lesson ..

how not to use sport diplomacy to breech walls via cultural exchange.


6 posted on 01/08/2014 1:50:45 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

“Rodman Brings Bread and Circuses to Pyongyang”

They need all the bread they can get.


7 posted on 01/08/2014 1:53:33 PM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

Somehow I think he didn’t really bring any bread. lol


8 posted on 01/08/2014 1:53:59 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: knarf

There is just nothing redeemable about this clown


9 posted on 01/08/2014 1:55:51 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: TigerLikesRooster; a fool in paradise

Thousands have broken US sanctions against Cuba, not one has been prosecuted. Empty posturing.


10 posted on 01/08/2014 1:56:21 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

20 years for the worm. That would be beautiful.


11 posted on 01/08/2014 2:00:17 PM PST by DeaconRed (GOD: Please send us one more Ronald Reagan. Soon. Thanks Da Deacon.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

“Celebrity Rehab” didn’t do him any good.


12 posted on 01/08/2014 2:12:46 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

“SK media says that breaking the sanction can bring 20 years in jail or one million dollar fine. It is true? “

Obama has already demonstrated that he calls the shots on what rules and laws are obeyed, enforced or acted on. You can bet that if Sara Palin went to NK she’d be facing a prison sentence. But Jessie Jackson, Dennis Rodman, John McCain are all emissaries of our stupidity.


13 posted on 01/08/2014 2:19:54 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Are they out yet?


14 posted on 01/08/2014 2:22:40 PM PST by onedoug
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To: Gen.Blather

too bad Rodman would never be charged with that


15 posted on 01/08/2014 2:24:45 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

and what was with that man to man hug? looked as if Dennis “Really Really Loves” Dung Chow Um.


16 posted on 01/08/2014 2:39:18 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Rodman is a washed up drunken whore. He doesn’t want to give up his lavish life style so he is for sale. When he was on Celebrity Apprentice last year I could barely understand a word he said. Rodman is in NK because he is being paid to be there. Period!


17 posted on 01/08/2014 2:43:37 PM PST by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The NoKos should put him in a cage with a tire swing....


18 posted on 01/08/2014 2:57:10 PM PST by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Are the dogs hungry yet...?


19 posted on 01/08/2014 3:04:34 PM PST by Gritty (Liberals think living your life free of welfare, EBT, and government nannies is "cheating"-J Hawkins)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Any word if Dennis going bring in ugly women and expsenive champage


20 posted on 01/08/2014 3:12:48 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: GeronL

My theory is he is getting drugs which is why you almost always see him wearing sunglasses because he’s stoned out of his mind. The same kind of crap went on with all the celebrities visiting Castro and Chavez, they go down there and compliment the dictator and the dictator gets them cocaine.


21 posted on 01/08/2014 4:21:18 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster; GeronL; SevenofNine
Saw the video of Dennis Rodman Clinton and his delegation arriving at Sunan Airport in communist North Korea the other day for their on-the-cuff "basketball diplomacy".

Some fat bastard with a sh*t-eating "Gee whiz, we're actually in North Korea!"-type ear-to-ear grin right behind him (white) stepping onto the tarmac from the North Korean Airlines jet, had three or four blue ribbon packed packages awkwardly tucked under his left arm. They were certainly some kind of pre-prepared Western gifts for DPRK officials.

Now if this man is an American citizen, he needs to be subpoened before a US House Committee upon returning to the USA, under oath to state what gifts, if any were given to Kim Jong il or any other official DPRK official, and if they were luxury. If he did not have official US Treasur Department "Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) Office "OFA" export or travel/business license to deal with the DPRK, which I doubt they did--and if he did, then conversely THAT would be in and of itself ANOTHER Obama scandal--(and probably in view of the UN sanctions on luxuries prohibited to North Korea) he could be in deep sh*t. I am serious on this one. THE ADMINISTRATION WILL DO NOTHING, they are just paying lip service on these visits, saying they are "unauthorized". However, they also have the ability to stop it by revoking the validity of Rodman and other's US passports, which is US government possession, not Rodman and Team.

Please, any US Congressional staffer with pull lurking these threads, make your boss into a hero and have him or her run the ball on this nonsense and ready that House or Senate subpoena. It could be a real win for the Republicans, because the Democrats will move to oppose it or ignore it. Will try to find and post a link to that video, it is pretty incriminating. PS this would become a Justice Department issue, and does anyone really think Eric Holder is to go after Dennis Rodman???? /sarc (you do know the reason why not).

22 posted on 01/08/2014 4:23:24 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Be Honest AIT I doubt Obama admisation go after Dennis Rodman reason is

He play with Chicago Bulls during time of Michael Jordan in 1990s Sorry you think Obama who basketball fan would say jack about it NO

Don’t be surprise if you hear sex tape coming out with Dennis Rodman I think Chia Chub probably blackmail Dennis with sex tape LOL!

He is nickname the Worm RIGHTTT


23 posted on 01/08/2014 5:43:17 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Look at Sean Penn you ever wonder he never take glasses off or sun glasses he probably best of Cuban snow from his buddy Fidal Castro


24 posted on 01/08/2014 5:44:43 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: dynachrome

It well known fact that VH1 play all those celebs come on that show you notice that every patient almost died of drug overdose later on


25 posted on 01/08/2014 5:45:22 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine
Dennis Rodman Sex Tapes from Pyongyang, filmed through see through mirrors in the Pottongang Hotel by the DPRK secret police! LOL!

Titles, anyone?

"Pyong-yanked"

26 posted on 01/08/2014 5:59:44 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: AmericanInTokyo

“Dennis Does Dictatorship”


27 posted on 01/08/2014 6:01:12 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: TigerLikesRooster

28 posted on 01/08/2014 6:03:50 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

29 posted on 01/08/2014 6:11:26 PM PST by SamAdams76
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To: Revolting cat!

I’ve been working on my Pyongyandg #SH!TSISTERRAYSAYS


30 posted on 01/08/2014 6:49:24 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: dynachrome

Dr. Drew of “Celebrity Rehab” fame was showing MRI pictures of Rodman’s brain last night and today. According to the neurologist who evaluated the scans, Rodman has some severe brain atrophy apparently caused by alcohol and drugs. Other brain issues were mentioned. I post this not as a defense of Rodman and after watching’s interview with Cuomo where he could not seem to form coherent sentences, I have to wonder just how well Rodman is able to think, let alone logically.


31 posted on 01/08/2014 10:24:42 PM PST by miele man
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To: TigerLikesRooster; GeronL; SevenofNine; Jet Jaguar
Here, examine Rodman's delegation arriving in North Korea at the Pyongyang Airport. Near the end of clip with all the glad-handing, you will find a short,fat smiling American man in a darksuit with a blue necktie, and tucked under his arm seems to be two or three gifts in deep blue gift wrapping for the North Koreans. This could be the smoking gun. A congressional foreign affairs or intelligence committee subpoena might find a) whom he gave the gifts to; and b) what the gifts precisely were. If they were luxury items, such as high brand liquors, to be passed on to Kim Jong Un, this is a violation of US standing law without an authorized State Dept. license (federal crime) as well as contravening standing UN sanctions on North Korea, against providing them any luxury goods:

http://youtu.be/cD6cegHVoJc

I hope Fox News or some other media outlet picks this up and puts legs on this thing. One thing is for sure, Obama Administration is turning a blind eye to this. Why? Because such a trip and kowtowing insults our good allies, South Korea and Japan, causes American loss of face, that's why, and also the recipients of all the slobbering attention are doctrinaire Stalinists.

32 posted on 01/09/2014 6:02:20 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: AmericanInTokyo

I was thinking of that LOL!


33 posted on 01/09/2014 8:49:05 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine; TigerLikesRooster; Jet Jaguar; GeronL
Excerpt from of all places, a socialist website:

"In the midst of his incoherent rambling, Rodman hinted at the underlying purpose of his trips. Clearly under a great deal of pressure from Cuomo, he praised the willingness of his teammates to face media abuse, declaring: "One day, one day this door is going to open because of these ten guys." A more urbane Smith chimed in: "You have to understand we are not alone. We are here with about 50 people—there are other Americans."

Incongruous as it might seem, Rodman, as one of only a handful of Americans with personal access to the North Korean leader, appears to be functioning as something of an unacknowledged go-between, in order to open channels of communication between Washington and Pyongyang. In an apology issued yesterday for his CNN outburst, Rodman explained he had been drinking and was upset because “my dream of basketball diplomacy was quickly falling apart.” For his part, Smith did not spell out who the “other Americans” were, or what they were doing." (End)

Now, who else here smells a RAT?? (emanating from D.C. perhaps?) I think there was a slip of the tongue here. Something fascinating could become unraveled as a result.....

34 posted on 01/10/2014 12:26:25 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Yeah you being watched

I think Dennis trip is wholeheartly become at the WH

Remember Obama is Chicago Bulls going back to Michael Jordan days


35 posted on 01/10/2014 8:33:39 AM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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