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N. Korea: Roof of Kim Jong-un's Jerry-Built Luxury Villa Caves In
Chosun Ilbo ^ | Apr. 04, 2014

Posted on 04/06/2014 6:02:18 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Roof of Kim Jong-un's Jerry-Built Luxury Villa Caves In

The roof of a luxury villa in Wonsan belonging to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has collapsed, apparently due to faulty construction.

A comparison of a photo of the villa taken by South Korea's Arirang 3 satellite and an earlier image of the area on Google Earth shows a building in the compound with a collapsed roof.

One U.S. satellite image expert who analyzes photos of the luxury villas and government buildings used by the North Korean elite said the building appears to be an aquarium that was built in 2011.

A satellite photo (left) on Google Earth in 2012 shows a building with a complete roof in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s villa compound in Wonsan, while in another taken by South Korea's Arirang 3 in March this year the roof has gone.

Kim had the aquarium built with materials imported from Italy and Germany and filled with US$3.3 million worth of marine life, including dolphins brought in from China.

According to North Korean defectors, military engineers are responsible for building Kim's villas. Experts say that Kim has engaged in massive construction drive since coming to power, and the push for speed is leading to faulty construction.

One source said, "Once Kim Jong-un sets a completion date, there is no arguing. This frantic push to meet deadlines is everywhere causing problems with quality."


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: kimjongun; nkorea; qualitycontrol
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1 posted on 04/06/2014 6:02:18 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo; Steel Wolf; nuconvert; MizSterious; endthematrix; ...

P!


2 posted on 04/06/2014 6:02:46 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

The construction engineers will all be sent to Yodok.


3 posted on 04/06/2014 6:05:48 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: TigerLikesRooster
One source said, "Once Kim Jong-un sets a completion date, there is no arguing. This frantic push to meet deadlines is everywhere causing problems with quality."

I pity the people involved with the design & construction. They will suffer dearly.

4 posted on 04/06/2014 6:06:02 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Messing up on that guy’s house is probably a capital offense.


5 posted on 04/06/2014 6:06:52 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Somebody’s in big trouble.


6 posted on 04/06/2014 6:07:12 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: TigerLikesRooster
"government buildings used by the North Korean elite said the building appears to be an aquarium"

What would he need an aquarium for...


7 posted on 04/06/2014 6:07:42 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Still Thinking
Messing up on that guy’s house is probably a capital offense.

For him, and probably most of his immediate relatives.

8 posted on 04/06/2014 6:07:55 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Too bad he wasn't inside it.
9 posted on 04/06/2014 6:09:56 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: 17th Miss Regt
Yodok concentration camp is a political prison camp in North Korea. The official name is Kwan-li-so No. 15. The camp is used to segregate those seen as hostile to the regime, punish them for political misdemeanors, and exploit them with hard labor. Wikipedia

Thugs have so much in common... Our liberal elites would set up camps if they thought they could get away with it.

Our elites fired the guy from Mozilla for holding the wrong political positions. It's like all goons are cut from the same cloth...

10 posted on 04/06/2014 6:14:40 PM PDT by GOPJ (.'Dog Shit' could be sold to 7 million citizens if the IRS fined those who refused to buy it...)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The roof of the other one has changed as well, sagging significantly in the after pic.

They could both be air supported roof structures. They may be doing work on the fan system and allowed the roof to drop.

Having worked with these things, you can go from nothing to a very solid looking structure in several hours, even quicker to take them down.


11 posted on 04/06/2014 6:14:45 PM PDT by wrench
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Dennis Rodman is saddened.


12 posted on 04/06/2014 6:15:48 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

They and their families will be executed.


13 posted on 04/06/2014 6:18:43 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: TigerLikesRooster

ROR!


14 posted on 04/06/2014 6:24:54 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster; Jet Jaguar; Army Air Corps; AmericanInTokyo; All

I can’t help it I am laughing at this ROFL LMAO


15 posted on 04/06/2014 6:28:27 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

As a matter of character, one does one’s best to eschew schadenfreude; however, this is just too rich for any such sentiment.


16 posted on 04/06/2014 6:31:13 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: SevenofNine

The people who built the structure have been shot. The people who chose the workers for the project have been shot.


17 posted on 04/06/2014 6:34:03 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

In related news, the entire work crew and management of Hong Dong General Contractors died in an unfortunate food poisoning incident, when the kim chi served by the local food truck was found to have been laced with arsenic. North Korean authorities are still “puzzled” as to why company executives, including the CEO, decided to eat from the local roach coach instead of eating in the executive lunchroom that day. Kim Dong Un, in a statement, announced that “I will not rest” until the cause of this unfortunate incident is discovered and the perpetrators are brought to justice.

Immediately after making that statement, Kim left the palace to play golf using his signature “Barack Hussein Obama” golf clubs.


18 posted on 04/06/2014 6:34:57 PM PDT by tom h
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To: TigerLikesRooster
This one we eat!
19 posted on 04/06/2014 6:35:15 PM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: SevenofNine

Raff out roud.


20 posted on 04/06/2014 6:37:44 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: TigerLikesRooster

it will suck to be Jerry.


21 posted on 04/06/2014 6:38:46 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: SevenofNine

Well, at least he doesn’t have to worry about filing a claim.


22 posted on 04/06/2014 6:39:26 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: RitchieAprile
it will suck to be Jerry.

And his kids.

23 posted on 04/06/2014 6:39:51 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Army Air Corps

OH yeah I know

Kinda remind me any Mafia sub stance building cotracters LOL!


24 posted on 04/06/2014 6:40:25 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: dfwgator

NOOOOO not those Jerry kids LMAO

This is chia Chub “kids”


25 posted on 04/06/2014 6:41:01 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Army Air Corps

Oh yeah hey Chia chub you don’t have filed a claim LOL!


26 posted on 04/06/2014 6:41:29 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I think they contracted the CGI Group to build it.


27 posted on 04/06/2014 6:43:25 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Designed by Flank Royd Light.


28 posted on 04/06/2014 6:48:00 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama phones= Bread and circuits.)
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To: CrazyIvan

Flank Roid....Light


29 posted on 04/06/2014 6:51:29 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Raff out roud!!!!


30 posted on 04/06/2014 6:55:36 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I thought they simply removed the missile silo hatch as a drill or something. <;^)


31 posted on 04/06/2014 7:00:58 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Those quality North Korean contractors, you can’t beat ‘em!


32 posted on 04/06/2014 7:01:01 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: JPG

Wow he is getting pudgy like his daddy and perhaps as he gets older he will get shorter.


33 posted on 04/06/2014 7:02:49 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Now we know what dear uncle Jang was guilty of.


34 posted on 04/06/2014 7:10:38 PM PDT by Professional Engineer (No $#@t there I was...)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Huh.

And I thought the Germans had a reputation for being good engineers.


35 posted on 04/06/2014 7:26:20 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

People will definitely have to die for that mistake.


36 posted on 04/06/2014 7:30:17 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: 353FMG

But his dogs are eating well.


37 posted on 04/06/2014 7:35:34 PM PDT by bgill
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To: TigerLikesRooster
It no fall in Silly Rabbit! Is example of NorKo engineering prowess, is retractable roof so supreme leader can sunbathe, yeah, yeah that's the ticket.
38 posted on 04/06/2014 7:39:40 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

No fricken’ lasers? How can you have a shark aquarium without fricken’ lasers on their heads? He paid ONE MILLION DOLLARS, so it would be just like what he saw in that Running Dog Yankee movie they stole for him, and he didn’t get fricken’ lasers!


39 posted on 04/06/2014 7:45:28 PM PDT by jonascord (Laeti vescimur nos subacturis)
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To: GOPJ
It's like all goons are cut from the same cloth...

They are. Their only differences are talent and opportunity.

A shark is a shark is a shark.

40 posted on 04/06/2014 7:49:29 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Army Air Corps

Are you guessing, or did you read they were shot?


41 posted on 04/06/2014 7:51:44 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

It was an homage to the opening credits to Monty Python and the Holy Grail.


42 posted on 04/06/2014 8:01:42 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: JPG; TigerLikesRooster

Seeing this picture tells me Jong Un is behaving like Michael Jackson, e.g., spending money like a drunken sailor and on things a child likes.

I wonder how many times he has actually visited this cave? I’d bet the thrill wore off fairly quickly unless he takes VIPs there to try to impress them. Be hard to do without a roof.


43 posted on 04/06/2014 8:56:27 PM PDT by miele man
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To: JPG

Kim Jong-un formally seals a military pact with one of Cthulhu’s minions at the Old One’s deep-sea base in R’lyeh! Dinner is being...prepared...in the background.


44 posted on 04/06/2014 10:41:02 PM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Obama under the sea.
45 posted on 04/07/2014 12:38:14 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Looks like one of th TAs of the Ta-TAs has deflated. That’s what one should expect when they have falsies !


46 posted on 04/07/2014 3:29:12 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: hoosiermama

Heads are going to roll!


47 posted on 04/07/2014 4:35:11 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Any body want to take on the warranty work?


48 posted on 04/07/2014 4:53:10 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Talisker

It does seem that way...


49 posted on 04/07/2014 6:26:06 AM PDT by GOPJ (.'Dog Shit' could be sold to 7 million citizens if the IRS fined those who refused to buy it...)
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To: Progov

Just the first of many!


50 posted on 04/07/2014 8:54:52 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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