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Trump, in new dig, mocks N Korean leader as 'Rocket Man'

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All options have been on the table for years now.

In the meantime North Korea tested a Hydrogen and keeps firing missiles.

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Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue the North's programs, saying his country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium" in military force with the United States.

Nowhere near it. Don't they teach math over there?

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How very presidential of him. Two muppets trading insults. To hell with them both.

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Space Control to Major Don...

Space Control to Major Don...

Halt your childish tweeting, big boy pants should now be on...

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Once Trump nicknames some schmuck, they're done.

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Sick burn, bro...

Next time, tell him his fat ! Oh, wait...

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All options have been on the table for years now.

In the meantime North Korea tested a Hydrogen and keeps firing missiles.

Its the old Bob Dylan line; When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose

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Dodgy Don must have been listening to his Elton John CD (or LP) collection and got some inspiration for more name calling.

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@Ossan. Didn't you study science at school? Know what a couple of hydrogen bombs exploded over the USA will do? Nothing electrical will work, all the reactors will meltdown, no transportation, no food, all military hardware will be stopped, satilites and gps finished. Luckily he doesn't have a hydrogen bomb or any long range missiles.

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How is "Rocket Man" even an insult? If anything Trump is raising Un's cool by calling him that.

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How very presidential of him. Two muppets trading insults. To hell with them both.

With each passing day, I would rather hear the hilarious and at times childish insults from Trump than the Thank God we don't have another liberal president that believes in stupid red lines or capitulation.

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Yep Trump does a great job of making the US look more stupid everyday...

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GoodlucktoyouToday 09:40 am JST@Ossan. Didn't you study science at school? Know what a couple of hydrogen bombs exploded over the USA will do? Nothing electrical will work, all the reactors will meltdown, no transportation, no food, all military hardware will be stopped, satilites and gps finished. Luckily he doesn't have a hydrogen bomb or any long range missiles.

Did you even go to school? Did you just now learn about EMP attacks? The United States has 7200 nuclear warheads. North Korea has maybe 10-16. The US has multiple working delivery systems. North Korea is working feverishly to perfect their first.

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I think Ziggy Stardust would be better......Kim Jong playyyyyyyyyyed guitarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr......

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Yep Trump does a great job of making the US look more stupid everyday...

Thanks to the corrupt media.

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bass4funkToday 11:59 am JST

Yep Trump does a great job of making the US look more stupid everyday...

Thanks to the corrupt media.

That one is directly coming from his Twitter account ...

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Link please

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Thanks to the corrupt media.

Link please

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Thank God we don't have another liberal president that believes in stupid red lines or capitulation.

Is diplomacy,re- establishing relations and working things out with world leaders capitulation?

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Link please

CBS, NBC, CNN, NYT, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, Washington Post and that's just the type of the surface.

Is diplomacy,re- establishing relations and working things out with world leaders capitulation?

That's already being done, so now the ball is in Kim's court, what does he want to do?

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CBS, NBC, CNN, NYT, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, Washington Post and that's just the type of the surface.

I was hoping for something more convincing that just a list of outfits that don't write what you want them to write. For example, evidence of their actual corruption. I suppose that would be too difficult though. How about a list of news sources that aren't corrupt then? Shall we start there and build up?

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That's already being done, so now the ball is in Kim's court, what does he want to do?

A question answered by another question. Answer mine first and I'll gladly furnish you with an equally enlightening reply.

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"But Haley warned of a tougher U.S. response to future North Korean provocations..."

tougher for the millionth time now? Is the destruction NK will face going to be more han the "Fire and fury" Trump promised months ago before saying all options are on the table, or will it be less than the "military options" he's threatened... before he says all options are on the table.

Oh, and will they now be playing Elton John every time NK comes up on the news, showing Trump's orange face?

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If Kim is the rocket man, that must make Trump the rackets man.

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I hope Kim responds with..

"Goodbye yellow brick choad"

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 For example, evidence of their actual corruption. I suppose that would be too difficult though. How about a list of news sources that aren't corrupt then? Shall we start there and build up?

And what does the left have besides "I heard or I read?" As for news sources that aren't corrupt....gee, who might they be?

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@bass,

You digging?

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bass4funkToday 12:33 pm JST

Link please

I follow him and actually saw that tweet this morning, was pretty sure it would make the news...

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As for news sources that aren't corrupt....gee, who might they be?

What an abject response. I'll try again; please enlighten us, why are the news providers you mentioned corrupt? And which ones aren't corrupt? This isn't rocket surgery Bass.

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> You digging?

I leave that for the left. So who might they be?

No, it's not surgery, although judging from how the way the lefts been acting, I'm deeply concerned with their mental stability. So who might these reputable news outlets be?

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This reporter predicts, given the present tensions, that North Korea is just weeks away or very close thereafter to ceasing to exist as a threat or country and if Kim Jong In isn't killed in the US blitzkrieg he will surely be well dug in deep under one of his mountains which with a bit of luck will also become his and his warmongering cronies tomb !

Wise Japanese and Gaijins would be smart to get the hell outa Japan until this all blows over because be sure the country a prime target for North Korean reprisals if that is they are still able to retaliate after MASSIVE US military attacks !

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This reporter predicts, given the present tensions, that North Korea is just weeks away or very close thereafter to ceasing to exist as a threat or country and if Kim Jong In isn't killed in the US blitzkrieg he will surely be well dug in deep under one of his mountains which with a bit of luck will also become his and his warmongering cronies tomb !

Who do you report for, Paul? Is it not ironic that you call Kim and his cronies warmongers and mention a US blitzkrieg in the same sentence?

Wise Japanese and Gaijins would be smart to get the hell outa Japan until this all blows over because be sure the country a prime target for North Korean reprisals if that is they are still able to retaliate after MASSIVE US military attacks !

Those warmongers, at it again, eh. Where should we all go, Paul? Where will you be going to, seeing as you're in the know?

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So who might these reputable news outlets be?

Haha! You've dug yourself a massive hole there Bass. Let me help you. 'Corrupt' media = news that you don't like. This 'left' fellow runs them all it seems. He really gets around, and asks lots of awkward questions. They should be silenced, it works really well in NK.

'Reputable' media = ones that you like. They don't bother asking hard questions that make people feel nervous. I think that's how it works with Trumpbots. Certainly they wouldn't be run by media moguls with direct access to the President.

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Please, someone take his phone away, cut the internet access.

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Never thought of Trump as an Elton John fan type.

He seems more like a Van Halen or Bruce Springsteen (who's music he used without consent during his campaign) fan.

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BDG; think he also used the Rolling Stones without permission? But then; he's used to doing stuff without consent...

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@bass4funk so is Trumps twitter account all fake?

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BDG; think he also used the Rolling Stones without permission? But then; he's used to doing stuff without consent...

As long as royalties are paid to the record union it's not an issue at all. However for high profile events like a presidential campaign, it's generally considered a courtesy to ask for consent.

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Trump, in new dig, mocks N Korean leader as 'Rocket Man'

Spoken like a true child.

And Kim's response?..... I'm still standing. Yeah, yeah, yeah!

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And I think it's gonna be a long long time

'Till touch down brings me round again to find

I'm not the man they think I am at home

Oh no no no I'm a rocket man

Rocket man burning out his fuse up here alone

hehe

Oh my...

Obama left Trump with fewer options against North Korea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu8qwY62kcM

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Oh my more links.....

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It's not so funny when you sad in the middle between these two.

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Northern... try watching the links, ya might learn something.

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Haha! You've dug yourself a massive hole there Bass. Let me help you. 'Corrupt' media = news that you don't like. This 'left' fellow runs them all it seems. He really gets around, and asks lots of awkward questions. They should be silenced, it works really well in NK.

You talking about Jeff Zucker again? Lol

 

'Reputable' media = ones that you like. They don't bother asking hard questions that make people feel nervous.

No, they do, that's why libs always scurry sideways like a crab trying to hide under a starfish.

At least Trump has a definitive answer for Kim, he can blow and boast all he wants, but if he continues, Kim is going to really regret his choices and that will be the last of him and the regime. He either knows it or is on a serious suicide mission.

I think that's how it works with Trumpbots. Certainly they wouldn't be run by media moguls with direct access to the President.

Ok, Trump has Fox and Friends, Hillary the entire CNN network and Obama MSNBC Joe, Mika and Rachel and my favorite Mr. Tingles, so what?

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Ok, Trump has Fox and Friends, Hillary the entire CNN network and Obama MSNBC Joe, Mika and Rachel and my favorite Mr. Tingles, so what?

I guess that's as close as we are going to get to you defining what is corrupt / reputable media in your eyes.

He either knows it or is on a serious suicide mission.

Suicide missions rarely end well for both sides. I hope you are happy swapping the destruction of Tokyo or Seoul for Pyongyang. But hey, at least the cowboy talk satisfies the whooping crowds!

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that's why libs always scurry sideways like a crab trying to hide under a starfish

I like this analogy though Bass, not sure it's accurate but I'm gonna use it. I might replace starfish with urchin though

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Is amnesty Don throwing nicknames around again?

The trash right certainly like name-calling. Even Bannon is getting in on the act.

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In my opinion, "Rocket Man" actually sounds kind of cool. I mean, it's better than any of Trump's nicknames.

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Maybe a bit old, relates to the Falkands War between the UK and Argentina...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rgmos0Q6xK0

Useful insight into what happens in a Conventional war, should anyone have any Cartoon or e-Game like thoughts about War.

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Pretty laughable, coming from "fire and fury man" (or is that "Putin's lapdog?).

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survive. Long line for gas in NK? Trump needs homework. NK is not in USA. People had been eating donated long grain rice to survived. People don't drive a car. Sanction or not, Japan should donate food to NK.

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Pretty good Emmy awards show last night with some great zingers at Trump. He seems to like name calling, so he should have no problem with it.

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Who cares?? We can try to insult Kim all we want, he doesn't give a damn. He does precisely what he wants. Calling him Rocket Man is mild. We are just so impotent in the face of North Korea and all the leaders know it. 10 years from now, the US president will be different but Kim will still be there doing his thing as ever.

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Thanks to the corrupt media.

This corrupt media accurately reports all of Trump's failings and broken promises like no wall (Mexico paying or not paying) as well as many others. It's not corrupt media. It's accurate reporting.

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Its the Lemon Tart vs. Rocket Man. Neither of them is qualified to lead a nation, and neither of them will leave power voluntarily.

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