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N Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles on eve of Harris trip to Seoul

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Little kim trying to stay relevant.

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Just looking at this douche bag makes me sick! His whole aura is one of a spectrum of the seven deadly sins! Gluttony obviously being one of the top ones!

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Little Rocket Man is at it again.

I guess when you are the size of an ant, one has to do anything to attract attention. Truly sick individual.

And flat-top haircuts went out in 1986, Little Rocket Man.

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Are you gonna bark all day little doggy or are ya gonna bite?....

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As if he knows how to do anything else.

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Another waste of scarce North Korean resources for no gain what so ever. Training troops to push a "fire" button should be less expensive.

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I wonder if he'll invite Kammie over the borderline for a little tête à tête? Heels up!

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I wonder if he'll invite Kammie over the borderline for a little tête à tête? Heels up!

lol Doubtful. That would like his date with Donald Trump just a little less special, and you wouldn't want that now, would you?

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Fightoo, Ossan ,they say one nuke fired near Shinjuku Station would kill 10 of thousands and wound 100 of thousands.

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lol Doubtful. That would like his date with Donald Trump just a little less special, and you wouldn't want that now, would you?

At least Kim met with Trump, he will never sit in the same room with that woman.

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When Kim met with Trump, at least there was a possibility of making some real progress towards peace.

All that's dust in the wind now with the current peeps.

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According to the news, train traffic over that bridge between China and NK has restarted and we all also know about the rumors that Russia needs and pays for lots of 155mm howitzer ammunition and such things. Therefore Li’l rocket man’s got new deliveries and money and can afford it now to fire some rounds into the sea and celebrates the new sudden wealth.

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At least Kim met with Trump, he will never sit in the same room with that woman.

His sister’s already too much for him to handle. Doesn’t want another woman telling him what to do.

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At least Kim met with Trump, he will never sit in the same room with that woman.

And the world will be no worse for it.

When Kim met with Trump, at least there was a possibility of making some real progress towards peace.

Good on you for admitting that meeting with Kim was a gamble that legitimized his dictatorship and realized no demonstrable results.

All that's dust in the wind now with the current peeps.

Ah yes, the rightists you champion certainly are pacifists. lol Thanks for the laughs.

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When Kim met with Trump, at least there was a possibility of making some real progress towards peace.

Yeah, because anyone intelligent thinks it was a good idea for Trump to meet Kim, leaving the US in a weaker position when it was all done, right?

 

...right?

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leaving the US in a weaker position when it was all done, right?

The US has been in a weaker state since this administration took over. Case in point. Vlad, Kim, the Mullah’s and even Madura won’t meet with this, add to that the absolute pummeling the guy and his party are getting in the polls. 6 more weeks until the Democrat nightmare is over.

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 Vlad, Kim,

You no! Trump's authoritarian palls don't want to hang out anymore. My feelings are hurt.

the Mullah’s

Gee, you think that has something to do with Trump tearing up an agreement he had no clue about?

add to that the absolute pummeling the guy and his party are getting in the polls.

The pummeling? lol You make it seem as if polls don't favor the party that isn't in the whitehouse on midterm elections. Of course, Democrats are the underdog here, but it's not as bleak as you claim, and in recent weeks the polls have been swinging towards, not away from Demcrats.

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Look who wrote the article

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Little kim knows his days are numbered once putin mess is over.

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What did you expect?

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You no! Trump's authoritarian palls don't want to hang out anymore. My feelings are hurt.

What?

tearing up an agreement he had no clue about?

Compared to this clueless administration, it was quite necessary

The pummeling? lol You make it seem as if polls don't favor the party

Hate to break it to you, but the Dems are going to lose the House, it’s inevitable and that’s a good thing for the nation.

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N Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles on eve of Harris trip to Seoul

Incredible that this administration is getting schooled by these countries still, China, Russia, NK. Throw in the Taliban while you're at it.

Embarrassing.

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It too bad that Kim is being upstaged by hurricane Ian heading towards Florida. From a PR standpoint those missiles were a big waste. Cause really that was what it was about... trying to gain headlines and show the world that he is still around.

@bass4funk... this "clueless" administration, pulled out of Afghanistan, albeit, it was ugly, but it got done. It has also managed the reaction to Russia's invasion of Ukraine quite well. This administration keeps an eye on N. Korea but does not react or even mention N. Korea... which probably infuriates Kim... because he, like Trump, loves headlines with his name in them. President Biden isn't using black magic marker on maps to theorize where this hurricane is heading... like the idiot Trump did. He has not proposed to buy Greenland just out of the blue. And when Biden is voted out of office he won't try to circumvent the election process and steal the election. You could go on and on about Trump and his Ego and how it entered in just about every decision he made. Biden isn't ruling base on his ego, he is using common sense and what is good for the USA in the long term. Truthfully, I'm not fan of Biden either, he comes off like a brain dead dope, but his administration and advisors are doing a decent job.

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The US has been in a weaker state since this administration took over.

The US was cooperating in war games with South Korea, as a preparation to an attack by North Korea. Then Trump conceded these, in order to get Kim's permission to meet with Trump, without receiving anything in return, before or after his meeting with Kim. So yeah, Trump left the US (and it's ally, South Korea) in a weaker position, without receiving anything.

Oh wait, he did receive some love letters from Kim, my bad.

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Case in point. Vlad, Kim, the Mullah’s and even Madura won’t meet with this

Um, this administration isn't even trying to meet with them. Leader's meeting is for allies, not for enemies. Of course, Trump in all his incompetence, didn't realize that. It was just another of his foreign relation disasters as a result of his incompetence as a leader.

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Where are they getting all these missiles? Like wow!

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Kim Jong Un urgently needs a partner to go further. Putin is simply too much for him. Then, all that he can is such extravagant shows supposedly with some symbolic significance.

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Keep at it. They will run out of missiles eventually.

What if that isn't a hairstyle. What if his head is that shape.

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I doubt his scedual has anything to do with Kamala's scedual.

And where did the missiles land ?

The article doesn't say

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Whats that on his left cheek ?

Rice ?

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I think many of the commenters are possibly younger and have not seen as much as some of us older one's. I've been in and out of Japan since 1982... 40 years now. I've seen the back and forth between N. Korea and the U.S. and Japan for a long time. They've negotiated with N. Korea in the past and it never changed a thing one bit. N. Korea always went back on their word and did what they wanted. They still built a Nuclear Bomb when they previously promised the would not after negotiations. Nothing has worked. So... the best bet is to isolate them, keep a quiet eye on them, and act like they don't exist.

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The US was cooperating in war games with South Korea, as a preparation to an attack by North Korea. Then Trump conceded these,

They haven’t helped. So we need to spend more money on an attack that won’t take place? I think that spending on military training towards Communist China would be money better served.

in order to get Kim's permission to meet with Trump, without receiving anything in return, before or after his meeting with Kim.

The fact that he was the first US President to have meet with and got the chance to see how Kim thinks or operates is monumental in itself, a feat no other President even attempted. With this President not only will he not meet with Biden, but his rhetoric isn’t helping to calm Kim’s distrust of this administration

So yeah, Trump left the US (and it's ally, South Korea) in a weaker position, without receiving anything.

Hardly, when you look at the disastrous blunders this WH has made from the Afghan withdrawal, Ukraine and his weak hand at dealing with Russia is another reason why he’s going to lose the House. The continuous money spending on Ukraine, and not spending enough of it on Americans is getting the Dems kicked out and Kim is highly aware of this and sees and knows when he goes off the rails like this, Biden won’t do anything.

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The US withdrawal from Afghanistan was set by Trump.

Wherever the military exercises happen the costs remain about the same. All part of the massive defense budget. North Korea is likely to be the country that would invade South Korea and not China.

Trump's meeting with the NK leader was nothing more than a photo op.

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this "clueless" administration, pulled out of Afghanistan, albeit, it was ugly, but it got done.

Not to mention his actions caused the loss of 13 shoulders, that stain he will never be rid of.

It has also managed the reaction to Russia's invasion of Ukraine quite well.

How? Putin stopping his aggressions towards Ukraine.

This administration keeps an eye on N. Korea but does not react or even mention N. Korea... which probably infuriates Kim... because he, like Trump, loves headlines with his name in them.

And ignoring an adversary that’s a nuclear is the way? You just once again made my point about this administration. Do they need to react every single time, they don’t, should they ignore them? At their own detriment.

President Biden isn't using black magic

No one is expecting that, he can’t even project strength and that’s always bad when dealing with our adversaries.

You could go on and on about Trump and his Ego

I didn’t, you are. That’s the lefts sick obsession as always, but the real issue is, this administration doesn’t have a hold on its geopolitical affairs, and Kamala can all of a sudden change that?

Biden isn't ruling base on his ego,

I’m not sure at this point if Biden is running anything with the latest reports coming out recently.

he is using common sense and what is good for the USA in the long term.

but his administration and advisors are doing a decent job.

Not a single poll is showing this. He has 57% disapproval rating on average. Sending Kamala isn’t going to alter that fact. So why she’s here instead of him is an bit odd.

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The US withdrawal from Afghanistan was set by Trump.

It doesn’t matter, it was executed under orders of the current president of the US.

You’re not hearing the WH talk about a lot and with darned good reason.

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The continuous money spending on Ukraine, and not spending enough of it on Americans is getting the Dems kicked out

Guess you missed Biden's  $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan. Better than those Trump tax cuts.

The United States has spent $54 billion in security assistance to Ukraine.

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Guess you missed Biden's $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan.

And it has done what exactly? Details?

Better than those Trump tax cuts.

So yes, businesses shouldn’t grow and offer a competitive wage and give employment to unemployed Americans?

The United States has spent $54 billion in security assistance to Ukraine.

So let Europe come up with that money, that’s money we could use in our country, but that’s coming to an end anyway soon.

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Kim was angry because he wasn't invited to former PM Abe's state funeral.

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