Posted: August 19th, 2013 | Author: M.Aaron Silverman | Filed under: North Korea, Revolute | Tags: Chuseok, Dear Leader, DPRK, Kim Jong Un, North Korea, Peaceful Reunification | Comments Off on DPRK Accedes to South On Family Reunions
The DPRK – North Korea – has agreed to South Korea’s proposal for a resumption of reunions for families who’ve been separated since the 1950-53 Korean war, is the DPRK getting soft under it’s new, youthfilled ruler?
The usually stoic North has agreed to hold the event during the traditional Chuseok – 추석 harvest – holiday that falls in mid September, as suggested by the South.
Pyongyang’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea made the announcement this morning in a statement by state media. The communist bastion also proposed another round of indirect family reunions via video conference in early – October 4 is the anniversary of the 2007 inter-Korean summit – the Committee said in a statement via the North’s official Korean Central News Agency :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 19th, 2011 | Author: Diana Detaux | Filed under: News, North Korea, Revolute | Tags: Dear Leader, Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong-il, North Korea | Comments Off on Kim Jong-il Dead at 69
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, revered at home by a propaganda machine that turned him into a demi-God and vilified in the West as a temperamental tyrant with a nuclear arsenal, has died, state television reported. Kim, who was 69 years old, died on Saturday, it said. Kim was the unchallenged head of the oppressive state whose economy fell deeper into poverty during his years in power.
Kim vexed the world by developing a nuclear arms program and an arsenal of missiles aimed to hit neighbours Japan and South Korea, while at home, his people suffered the degradation of near starvation. Kim had been portrayed as a criminal mastermind behind deadly bombings, a jovial dinner host, a comic buffoon in Hollywood movies and by the administration of former US president George W Bush as the ruler of “an outpost of tyranny”.
In August 2008 Kim suffered a stroke, but was thought to have recovered. It si believed his death was due to a heart attack, though North Korean Media is reporting that his death was due to fatigue.
Known at home as “the Dear Leader”, Kim took over North Korea in 1994 when his father and founder of the reclusive state Kim Il-sung, known as “the Great Leader”, died :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: October 25th, 2011 | Author: M.Aaron Silverman | Filed under: China, Cult of Celebrity, Facebook, Favorite New Thought . . ., North Korea, Revolute, Social Media, That Human Condition | Tags: china, Dear Leader, facebook, Kim Han Sol, Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong-il, MySpace, North Korea, Song Hye-Rim, Tokyo Disneyland, twitter, Youtube, Yuri Irsenovich Kim | Comments Off on Kim Jong il’s Family Problems
Our favorite dicator, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il – aka Yuri Irsenovich Kim aka Dear Leader – has been in absolute power now for 18 years. Forbes ranks the Supreme Leader as 31st in it’s List of The World’s Most Powerful People. Don’t let his iron-fisted power fool you though. It seems the Genral has as much trouble as the next man keeping his family in-line. A quick rundown on our favorite dictator reveals some astounding facts:
CONTINUED: Read the full article »»»»