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Rodman holds tryouts for Pyongyang exhibition game

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By ERIC TALMADGE

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it’s all love here

What a tool.

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Rodman is playing with fire. One wrong move and he'll be off to the gulag.

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Any public executions scheduled in the half-time show?

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Typical deluded celeb.

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Fruitcakes of the world, unite!

3 ( +7 / -4 )

"you know", "you know", "you know". That's all he said in the interview too "you know". He can stay there.

5 ( +6 / -1 )

Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un are on a sinking ship. Who gets saved? The NBA and humanity as a whole.

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I think that is very obvious that Rodman is acting on behalf of the U.S government or is perhaps playing the role of political go-between. Mr Joe Public in typical fashion is too stupid to see that!

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Good thing we have smart guys like you to fill us ignorant folk in.

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Everyone was spot on and who in their right mind is giving thumbs down here? Everyone for the most part are correct in their criticism of Rodman. He is a complete fool, nut job, tool and a has been, so this is the way for him to stay relevant in the spotlight is to make NK and Kim Jong Un a saint???? The guy just offed his uncle and acts like it's another day at the office! Unbelievable.

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Denis Rodman...hmmm quite a character back in the days

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but I’m just telling them, you know, don’t be afraid man, it’s all love, it’s all love here,”

This guy is a fruit loop and always has been, now he is making crazy statements like this, sheeesh he should ask those in the gulags about the L O V E in NK.

Why would anyone want to entertain Kim in the first place? The guy needs to be executed and his people set free.

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There was an open letter to Dennis Rodman in the Washington Post's opinion section yesterday. The letter was from a former prisoner who was born into one of North Korea's "work camps" (a.k.a. prison camps). The letter was an interesting read and I highly recommend it:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/how-dennis-rodman-can-help-the-north-korean-people/2013/12/17/b08e55dc-6689-11e3-8b5b-a77187b716a3_story.html?tid=pm_opinions_pop

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"Its all love"....

yeah right.

Wouldn´t it be lovely if the Dear Leader invites Dennis to stay permanently in this lovely place. Say, in one of the many concentraction camps that dot the country.

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He does not deserve many criticisms seen here on JT. This man is the most misunderstood sport figure. He worked hard for a good cause for people in poverty living in Chicago. Too bad he is treated like Mike Tyson and OJ Simpson.

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"Coach Rodman" is going to change how North Korea and America play ball...!,??? As far as politics, he will be throwing up bricks...I just really hope something good comes from this and not some kind of international incident.

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Ok, so one DPRK leader is executed in Pyongyang and its the end if the world?? Mire kids are shot dead in US streets ever single day of the year, 24/7!!! Where the hell is your arrogant outrage?? Sure, North Korea is a sreange country but oeace has to start with a basketball, great!!

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FadamorDec. 21, 2013 - 12:28AM JST

Thanks for the post.

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"When asked why he liked basketball, North Korean player Kim Un Chol told Rodman he started playing the game because he was impressed by it on TV, and said he also wants to be good at the sport because it is a favorite of leader Kim and his late father, Kim Jong Il.

Rodman asked all the players if they felt the same way. They nodded in unison"

And if any of them hadn't nodded in unison, they would have been executed.

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Nobody cares about one DPKR leader being executed. For those who can't be bothered clicking Fadamor's link above, much less read a book about it, here's the short story. Human beings are being caged and bred like livestock in NK prisons. Their children, born as slaves, are raised by the guards, who teach them from birth that they are garbage who were spawned by garbage. And, meanwhile, Rodman is having a grand time with the person who oversees this inhumanity. Calling North Korea a "strange country" is like calling the Fukushima tsunami a splash of water.

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For those who can't be bothered clicking Fadamor's link above, much less read a book about it, here's the short story

AGREED. Or some may have read it, but cannot comprehend the significant of story.

And, meanwhile, Rodman is having a grand time with the person who oversees this inhumanity. Calling North Korea a "strange country" is like calling the Fukushima tsunami a splash of water.

Good point.

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I am just wondering: Are all those who enjoy hurling mud at Dennis Rodman really sure that they are more talented than him and have a finer personality than his?

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Are all those who enjoy hurling mud at Dennis Rodman really sure that they are more talented than him and have a finer personality than his?

Talen and personality have little or nothing to do with the questions that arise from this visit. It is the question of his judgement that is pertinant and I think it is quite fair to question it in this case.

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