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Japan warns that North Korea may fire missile at U.S. on Independence Day
dailymail.co.uk ^ | 18th June 2009 | Mail online

Posted on 06/18/2009 3:36:00 PM PDT by fontoon

North Korea may launch a long-range ballistic missile towards Hawaii on American Independence Day, according to Japanese intelligence officials.

The missile, believed to be a Taepodong-2 with a range of up to 4,000 miles, would be launched in early July from the Dongchang-ni site on the north-western coast of the secretive country.

Intelligence analysts do not believe the device would be capable of hitting Hawaii's main islands, which are 4,500 miles from North Korea.

Details of the launch came from the Japan's best-selling newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun.

Both Japanese intelligence and U.S. reconnaissance satellites have collated information pointing to the launch, according to the report.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Japan; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: actofwar; bhoasia; independenceday2009; missile; nkorea; nkoreamissle; northkorea; second100days
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To: Former Proud Canadian
What if they set it for 4000 miles and it ends up at 4500, close to Honolulu? What would Obama do then?

Maybe fart in their general direction? Or taunt them a second time?

51 posted on 06/18/2009 4:25:02 PM PDT by sima_yi ( Palin / Palin 2012 (either order))
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To: fontoon
Ok, 0bama, now's your chance for some live fire target practice.


52 posted on 06/18/2009 4:25:23 PM PDT by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: fontoon

I’m sure the liberals across the nation will jump up and down for joy when Hawaii is targeted by a missile from an enemy country. I wonder, if they do fire the missile towards Hawaii, will the USA then declare war on them and retaliate?


53 posted on 06/18/2009 4:30:39 PM PDT by pctech
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To: fontoon
Simple - but won't be used - solution:

Presidential press conference broadcast on national TV but directed to NK and her masters:

My first and most important role as President of the United States is to uphold and Protect the Constitution of the United States of America and keep her people safe from harm.

The continuing threats made the government of North Korea which include verbal and written threats, the testing of short, meduim, and intercontinental ballistic missle systems, coupled with their ongoing development of offensive nuclear weapons and associated underground testing is considered a grave threat to the United States of America.

As such, from this day forward, any missle launched by North Korea which has an initial indicated trajectory that has the potential to reach any territory of the United States of America or her allies will be deemed a first strike nuclear attack and decleration of war against the United States of America.

All countermeasures available will be used to destroy in flight any such missle.

Additionally, a retaliatory strike utilizing conventional and/or nuclear weapons will be made to eliminate the potential for future attacks against the United States of America.

This is the end of my speech.

I will not be taking any questions.

Would be the most useful 30 second press conference ever held.

54 posted on 06/18/2009 4:30:40 PM PDT by !1776!
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To: fontoon

“I think he [Obama] can be ready, but right now I don’t believe he is. The presidency is not something that lends itself to on-the-job training.”

-Joe Biden, August 2007


55 posted on 06/18/2009 4:31:12 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: fontoon

Japan warns that North Korea may fire missile at U.S. on Independence Day.

Obama to apologize to the Dear Leader on July 5th for past American Imperialism in the Korean Peninsula.

sarc//


56 posted on 06/18/2009 4:35:16 PM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: COBOL2Java

Zounds good to me. Would not want to wissoff PETA.


57 posted on 06/18/2009 4:38:43 PM PDT by GOYAKLA
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To: ConfusedSwede

“How quick would the United States respond if North Korea attacked the United States?”

Easy.

Within minutes Reid would surrender.

Murtha would make wild a$$ allegations of our Troops killing innocents “in cold blood”.

HS Janet Napolitano would order our country’s law enforcement agencies to arrest all citizens with military background, bible packers and those that have guns.

Obama would quickly find the nearest camera and proclaim that this attack was inherited from Bush and he would apologize to anyone that would listen.

Biden would be caught making farting noises into an open mike.

Pelosi would shout about how the mean republicans never informed her that WE even had nukes, let alone NK.

The next day our entire country would go out and put flags on their cars and claim to be patriots and shout, WE WILL NEVER FORGET”.... Shortly thereafter, the flags will come down, conservatives will complain and dem’s will still suck.

So, other than the piles of broken stuff and dead body parts... not much will change.


58 posted on 06/18/2009 4:39:22 PM PDT by Gator113 (I live in "one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." Imam Obama told me so.)
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To: Canes101

it could accidentally hit a birth certificate!


59 posted on 06/18/2009 4:41:32 PM PDT by omega4179 (America is a Christian Nation.)
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To: fontoon
I would love to see the Japanese lead the way and pop that puppy out of the sky with one of their Aegis Cruisers.
60 posted on 06/18/2009 4:41:34 PM PDT by LayoutGuru2 (In the name of diversity, we are all becoming exactly the same.)
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To: Cheetahcat
Hopefully it will hit a mosque.

Hopefully it will hit zer0bamas mosque.

and while we are at it....bring it on North K..lets hit that Hawaiian bureau of birth records...lets see what the almighty messiah does.

61 posted on 06/18/2009 4:42:49 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
Think about it, every shot so far has failed, short. What if they kind of get it right, and they are bound to sooner or later. What if they set it for 4000 miles and it ends up at 4500, close to Honolulu? What would Obama do then?

Nothing.

62 posted on 06/18/2009 4:45:47 PM PDT by Nuc1 (NUC1 Sub pusher SSN 668 (Liberals Aren't Patriots))
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To: LayoutGuru2

Yeah 70 years ago, the Japanese became our enemies over Hawaii, now they have our back...strange history, no?


63 posted on 06/18/2009 4:48:43 PM PDT by Mister Muggles
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To: !1776!
My first and most important role as President of the United States is to uphold and Protect the Constitution of the United States of America and keep her people safe from harm.

Too late for you PFL BO.

64 posted on 06/18/2009 4:49:02 PM PDT by Nuc1 (NUC1 Sub pusher SSN 668 (Liberals Aren't Patriots))
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To: !1776!

Very well done.

Unfortunately, even if Obama used your exact words, he wouldn’t mean them and the world now knows that.

Strange isn’t it. You, an anonymous poster with a completely unknown life history can, within only 7 short paragraphs, demonstrate more wisdom and more credibility than a man holding what is supposed to be the most powerful office in the world.

(hat tip)


65 posted on 06/18/2009 4:53:15 PM PDT by Gator113 (I live in "one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." Imam Obama told me so.)
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To: Vigilanteman

66 posted on 06/18/2009 5:04:26 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: fontoon

Haha - Joke’s on them. We have thousands more liberal voters outside of Hawaii.

Joking aside though - the Hawaiians should immediately disarm to show the North Koreans that they’re no threat.

Or Hawaii should appeal to the UN. Maybe some tough sanctions are in order.

The last thing we need is more “cowboy diplomacy”. There is NO EVIDENCE that North Korea has a bomb. Just their threats - and we all know that the North Koreans are a bunch of liars.

(Hey left - how’s it feel being worried about your safety and having the other side call you “rednecks” and “intolerant”?????)


67 posted on 06/18/2009 5:08:23 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Islander7

The Airborne Laser hasn’t even been tested yet, and the general consensus outside of the program and Boeing and Congressmen from districts where it is worked on is that it probably won’t work.


68 posted on 06/18/2009 5:08:35 PM PDT by Strategerist
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To: JudyinCanada

When he killed that fly, I expected him to pick it up off the floor and eat it.

I am serious....


69 posted on 06/18/2009 5:30:06 PM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick; Boardwalk
"Our enemies rejoiced the day the idiots elected him..."

That's becaudse "our" enemies are his friends.

70 posted on 06/18/2009 5:35:41 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly. 2 Cor. 10:3-5)
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To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo
Ping


71 posted on 06/18/2009 5:40:19 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote)
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To: HarleyD

hoping for San Francisco?
__________
poetic justice


72 posted on 06/18/2009 5:44:53 PM PDT by mojitojoe (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

“What if they set it for 4000 miles and it ends up at 4500, close to Honolulu? What would Obama do then?”

OBAMA:

Obviously I am again disturbed regarding North Korea’s continued development of missle technology is, along with their testing of nuclear weapons.

However, even more alarming is the inaccuracy of their systems. While we can’t stop North Korea’s development of weapons of Mass Destruction, nor of their missle technology - we CAN make these missle test safer.

I have instructed the Secretary of Defense to provide North Korea with our latest missle guidance technology so that future missle tests will be more accurate to avoid any excursions into United State’s territory. Former President Bill Clinton will be lending his experience in this transfer of technology as well.


73 posted on 06/18/2009 5:45:19 PM PDT by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: JudyinCanada

Too bad he doesn’t deal with America’s enemies the way he deals with insects.
_____________
It makes you wonder why there are flies in the White House and why that fly was hell bent on landing on him. After all, his own wife said he was “stinky”.


74 posted on 06/18/2009 5:46:15 PM PDT by mojitojoe (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: fontoon

take out Hawaii and Obama’s BC problem gets blown away.


75 posted on 06/18/2009 5:47:09 PM PDT by tioga
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To: Vaquero
“and while we are at it....bring it on North K..lets hit that Hawaiian bureau of birth records...lets see what the almighty messiah does.”

Declare marshal law until all his fakes are found in the rubble.

76 posted on 06/18/2009 5:58:22 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Canes101
“An old German V-2 rocket was more accurate than these pieces of crap.Hopefully it will misfire an land somewhere in China or Russia.”

Pantie waist dictators are 65 years behind look at the zero he wants us to ride donkeys.

77 posted on 06/18/2009 6:01:14 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: hoosiermama
“Hopefully it will hit a mosque...will O be visiting?”

with Wright and Calypso Louie also.

78 posted on 06/18/2009 6:02:47 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: oprahstheantichrist
"That's becaudse "our" enemies are his friends."

Can't argue with you there.

79 posted on 06/18/2009 6:03:36 PM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.)
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To: fontoon

Obama is probably crapping his pants now, he cant buy off N Korea though he has tried.

Now he has to resort to another speech and try to getthem to calm down.

I bet money he is kneeling in prayer toward mecca 5 times a day now hoping Allah will guide him.


80 posted on 06/18/2009 6:04:16 PM PDT by Munz ("We're all here for you OK? It's a circle of love" Rham Emanuel)
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To: Gator113; Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
Awesome post at #58
81 posted on 06/18/2009 6:13:41 PM PDT by lonevoice (This tagline is identical to the one you are reading)
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To: M203M4

rofror!!


82 posted on 06/18/2009 6:14:17 PM PDT by clinkclink
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To: fontoon

It will probably hit the place where the “birth certificate” is allegedly stored.

“Sorry folks. I was about to show you my birth certificate, but it got burned up in a nuclear explosion. Now, who wants free health care?”


83 posted on 06/18/2009 6:16:42 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority!)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
What if they set it for 4000 miles and it ends up at 4500, close to Honolulu? What would Obama do then?

Give a speech?

84 posted on 06/18/2009 6:19:11 PM PDT by CrosscutSaw
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To: Boiling Pots

“Yes, it’s “unproven.””

So is the Administration.


85 posted on 06/18/2009 6:20:07 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The greatest crimes in history have been perpetrated by governments. You've been warned.)
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To: Cheetahcat

and RahmE and Axelturf and....


86 posted on 06/18/2009 6:22:35 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Hey hey! Ho ho! Where's your Birth Certificate/ We've a right to know!)
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To: mojitojoe

“hoping for San Francisco?”

Since it won’t support our military, in the next war San Franciso defends itself.


87 posted on 06/18/2009 6:23:33 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The greatest crimes in history have been perpetrated by governments. You've been warned.)
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To: fontoon

Why do I get the feeling that Obama will find the need for another European vacation around the 4th?


88 posted on 06/18/2009 6:27:17 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism, it's the new black.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Great tagline!


89 posted on 06/18/2009 6:31:15 PM PDT by 2111USMC
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To: fontoon
The only thing we can do, is Obama should declare martial law and arrest all dissidents. (this means you!)
90 posted on 06/18/2009 6:34:19 PM PDT by airborne (Congratulations to the Stanley Cup Champions! PITTSBURGH PENGUINS!!!)
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To: BlessingsofLiberty

Surprised he didn’t catch it with his reptilian tongue?


91 posted on 06/18/2009 6:47:43 PM PDT by Fudd Fan (In solidarity with the freedom-loving people of Iran.)
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To: GOPGuide

The first president I can remember is Johnson, barely, and then Nixon, Ford and... Carter. < shudder> And then along came Reagan —thank God!


92 posted on 06/18/2009 6:51:17 PM PDT by Aquinasfan (When you find "Sola Scriptura" in the Bible, let me know)
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To: hoosiermama
“and RahmE and Axelturf and....”

Oh yes cannot miss any of the Commies.

93 posted on 06/18/2009 7:00:25 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
Intelligence analysts do not believe the device would be capable of hitting Hawaii's main islands, which are 4,500 miles from North Korea.

94 posted on 06/18/2009 7:09:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Gator113
Much thanks. Nothing special with my resume, other than my wife and kids.

I think more people think like I do than admit it, they just don't hold office or get TV time.

Take care

95 posted on 06/18/2009 7:15:19 PM PDT by !1776!
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To: fontoon

What about all the whiz bang stuff that DARPA develops?

Why can’t the North Korean missile have a “technical malfunction” before or during launch?


96 posted on 06/18/2009 7:19:50 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I agree with Rick..)
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To: fontoon

The larger question here is, Will 0bamacare be in place when the missile hits Hawaii?


97 posted on 06/18/2009 7:20:13 PM PDT by FDNYRHEROES (In just 3 days, the War on Terror became the War on Free Speech.)
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To: LukeL
Well if you have two warheads, one headed for New York, one for Philadelphia, saving one city is better than losing two.

You're obviously not a Red Sox or Patriots fan...

98 posted on 06/18/2009 7:23:58 PM PDT by FDNYRHEROES (In just 3 days, the War on Terror became the War on Free Speech.)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

It doesn’t take much to be brave against the Flyswatter in Chief.


99 posted on 06/18/2009 7:30:54 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Socialism is the belief that most people are better off if everyone was equally poor and miserable.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
What if they set it for 4000 miles and it ends up at 4500, close to Honolulu? What would Obama do then?

Ask Michelle to change his diaper....

100 posted on 06/18/2009 7:35:07 PM PDT by freebilly
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