Posts Tagged ‘North Korea’

May 22nd, 2024 - 9:43 pm § in Politics, Republicans

DeSantis escalates war on rainbows

Gov. Ron DeSantis is escalating his war on Pride by imposing more political color correctness on Florida. As part of his relentless campaign to turn gay people into non-persons, he banned rainbows from schools (see my posting here). Now they’re banned from bridges, too. NBC News reports (her[...]

January 12th, 2023 - 6:14 pm § in America, Biden, Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Politics, Republicans

Be careful who you trust with the nuclear codes

Part of America’s freedom is that we can elect our leaders. That has downsides, although so far not enough to replace democracy with some other system. One of the bigger downsides is that you might get a leader like Trump. America’s voters should think hard before they do that again. Tha[...]

May 17th, 2022 - 8:35 pm § in Foreign Affairs, Health, Misc.

Covid-19 sweeps across North Korea

We’re about to find out what happens when the Omicron variant gets loose in a country where nobody is vaccinated, there’s no testing, no treatment drugs, and very few critical care hospital beds. Read story here. But North Korea’s famines kill millions, so what’s a few hundre[...]

June 16th, 2021 - 1:41 pm § in Foreign Affairs

North Koreans facing hunger again

“North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned about possible food shortages and urged the country to brace for extended COVID-19 restrictions as he opened a major political conference to discuss national efforts to salvage a broken economy,” ABC News reported on Wednesday, June 16, 2001 (read [...]

February 26th, 2021 - 2:13 am § in Foreign Affairs, Russia

North Korean public transportation

You load your luggage and kids on it, then push it. (Read story here.) Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 1st, 2020 - 1:57 am § in China, Misc.

U.S., China, Russia and Europe taken by surprise as North Korea lands a man on the Sun

(Rewritten from material obtain with no respect for the original text as posted on an anti Peking  Chinese web site.) North Korea’s surprise comes just months after China proclamation of a  Lunar Defence Obliteration Zone .  The Zone,  established following China’s Moon landing, was[...]

January 10th, 2020 - 12:38 am § in Donald Trump

What Kim Jung Un really thinks of Trump


November 9th, 2019 - 1:54 pm § in Misc.

Did Kim Jung Un throw Jong Song Thaek to the dogs?

“Quan Jue,”execution by dogs.  The Straits Times reports.* that  Jang Song-thaek, Unlcle to the current dear leader and the second in command after Kim Jung Un, was stripped naked and thrown into a cage, along with his five closest aides, They were joined by 120 hounds who had been “starved [...]

July 6th, 2019 - 1:49 am § in Misc.

President Kim Il Sung, Eternal Sun of Humankind

President Kim Il Sung is the most prominent great man in the 20th century and eternal sun of humankind, who was possessed of unparalleled broad magnanimity. That’s why everyone who met the President respected him as his or her teacher and elder statesman of the world. It can be well proved by [...]

April 16th, 2019 - 8:34 am § in Foreign Affairs

Kim Jung Un Sets Conditions for Further Talks With Don John Trump

(Global Times, 4/12/2019) During First Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly,  Kim Jong-un said he is willing to meet the US president again on certain conditions.  Kim was re-elected as chairman of the DPRK’s State Affairs Commission (SAC). “If the United States adopts a[...]