Response to failure tests North Korea's new leader
North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-Un (R) leads a mass rally for his late father and grandfather following the country's failed rocket launch.
April 13th, 2012
04:59 PM ET

Response to failure tests North Korea's new leader

By Jamie Crawford

When it comes to North Korea, nothing is ever clear. You can double down on that bet when it comes to trying to foresee what the catastrophic failure of its rocket launch means for the country's new ruler and his military.

North Korea experts say how Kim Jong Un reacts to this humiliating setback, however, could be an open window into the strength of his hold on leadership.

"The question is whether (the launch) is going to be consequential, and I think that remains to be seen," said Scott Snyder of the Council on Foreign Relations.

If history is any guide, North Korea is likely to follow up the rocket launch with a nuclear test, or some other sort of provocative act as a signal to the world of its strength and resolve. The question is whether the rocket failure causes the regime to change course.

"One thing that might be significant would be if, in fact, they decide to move in a different direction from a (nuclear test) based on this experience," Snyder said. But he added that in his view this is not a likely course for the North to take.

Still, if a nuclear test, North Korea's third, does follow in the coming weeks, much will be riding on its success or failure, and with it quite possibly the political fortunes of Kim.

"If the third nuclear test is a failure, then you are talking about essentially zero for two in terms of high-profile demonstrations of North Korea's might under Kim Jong Un's watch," John Park, a North Korea specialist at the Belfer Center at Harvard University, told CNN. "The stakes couldn't be higher."

North Korea's admission of the rocket's failure on state television stood in stark contrast to what was expected, and caught many analysts by surprise. The fact that the government officially announced the failure of the launch was a huge departure from its past patterns.

When attempts to put a satellite in orbit failed in 1998 and 2009, government media told the North Korean people that the launches were successful, and even that the satellites were sending signals to the "dear leader" from space.

Some have surmised the government simply had no choice but to acknowledge failure with the large presence of foreign journalists in the country to cover the launch. Several U.S. officials who spoke with CNN said the announcement also could have been an attempt to project the new leader's confidence, or even an effort to use the failure to cast blame on certain military officials, with the goal of getting rid of them and consolidating Kim's power base.

Whatever the motivation, those who follow the situation closely say there are likely to be senior figures in the military who are quite angry such a public statement was transmitted domestically and internationally.

Kim Jong Un's father, Kim Jong Il, had a tougher transition period when he rose to power, because his ascension to the leadership in 1994 was accompanied by a widespread famine. In comparison, analysts say, the rocket failure is unlikely to put the new leader in any sort of immediate jeopardy.

But the decision to allow such a large foreign media presence into the country to visit the launch site, even if the intent was to trumpet the centenary celebration the nation's founding father, raises questions among some regarding Kim Jong Un's managerial acumen.

"If you put on the glasses of evaluation of his management up to now," Park said, "this raises serious managerial questions in terms of the lead-up to this. ... Inviting international journalists to what is really a secret site and having that type of exposure is a little bizarre, I think."

And the United States seemed to relish the publicity associated with the launch. "Their efforts to draw attention to the program seem to have backfired in this case," a U.S. official told CNN after the launch.

But the Pentagon was quick to make clear the absence of any U.S. role in the rocket's failure.

"The United States military had absolutely no role whatsoever in bringing down the missile," Pentagon spokesman George Little said. "I'm unaware of any U.S. role whatsoever in bringing down the missile."

What specifically caused the rocket to fail just 81 seconds into its flight is nothing more than speculation at this point, but the program continues even though it faces some of the same growing pains the United States confronted in the early days of its space program.

"The U.S. had an extreme number of failures in the 1960s, while the Soviet juggernaut seemed to be flawless in its ability to put satellites and humans into space," said Bruce Klingner, a senior research fellow for Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation.

For Klingner, the parallels between the U.S. and North Korean programs are proof of the dangers of complacency when it comes to North Korea.

"It'll be a failed program until the moment it succeeds, and then I think we'll have a lot of people saying, 'Why wasn't I informed of this unforeseen missile threat to the United States,'" he said. "And it's been a long time coming."

CNN's Larry Shaughnessy, Elise Labott and Pam Benson contributed to this report.

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  2. SONOFTOMG

    NO EAT SH!T SH!T BAD VERY BAD FOR EAR AND TOE

    April 16, 2012 at 8:45 pm | Reply
  3. SONOFTOMG

    NO EAT SHIT, SHIT BAD FOR HUMAN EAR AMEN

    April 16, 2012 at 8:44 pm | Reply
  4. Snoot

    These guys are still thinner than three quarters of the American population.

    April 16, 2012 at 5:08 pm | Reply
  5. Up Yours, Amerika!

    IMPERIALIST YANKEE DOGS WILL EAT THE SHIT AND SUCK THE DICK OF THE BELOVED KIM.

    April 16, 2012 at 2:54 pm | Reply
  6. You scare me !

    This has been very enjoyable, it has everything, URINE, FECES AMEN !

    April 15, 2012 at 10:22 pm | Reply
  7. SayanIndia

    “What specifically caused the rocket to fail just 81 seconds into its flight is nothing more than speculation at this point, but the program continues even though it faces some of the same growing pains the United States confronted in the early days of its space program”.

    Be careful!! The new "Dear Leader" Kim Jong Un may well blame United States military microwave assets for the rocket malfunction :), after all there is no shortage of US arsenals and gadgets in the region.

    Sayan.

    April 15, 2012 at 9:05 pm | Reply
  8. marlie

    Has anyone read One Second After?? Is it possible The N.Korean missed launch was a faked failure? I wonder if their icbm system works just fine. Do they just want us to think otherwise. Have the media been duped as well as the military and administration?

    April 14, 2012 at 6:39 am | Reply
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      April 14, 2012 at 2:51 pm | Reply
    • AlexShch

      It is technologically possible to abort the mission in flight so it looks like a failure to an outside observer, but what is the point of doing so?

      Success or failure, it is not a viable ballistic missile: anything which takes more than 10 hours of preparation before the launch on an open, above-the-ground launch pad is useless as a weapon: it can be taken out by a conventionally armed cruise missile like a tomahawk. S in this situation "concealing the fact of having ballistic missile technology" by simulated failure is pointless - they do not have technology, period.

      Success, on the other hand, has more value, but for propaganda reasons (obviously), but also as a leverage in their international relationships.

      Now, after this failure, NK standing is these 6-party talks in in a worse position: they will be forced to agree and give up more, and have fewer options in their own disposal.

      April 15, 2012 at 8:26 pm | Reply
    • AlexShch

      Interestingly enough, there are three generals, but actually there more - a fourth left hand is an the left. It appears that there are identical golden watches on ALL FOUR left hands. Are there parts of military uniform?

      April 15, 2012 at 8:35 pm | Reply
  9. Smiley Kim

    *If you're happy and you know it clap your hands
    CLAP CLAP
    If you're happy and you know it clap your hands
    CLAP CLAP
    If you screwed up on the rocket if you screwed up on the rocket
    If you screwed up on the rocket
    BANG BANG!!!*

    April 14, 2012 at 2:37 am | Reply
    • AlexShch

      I wonder whether anybody saw a picture of Kin Chen In/Ir/Ul/Sul/Sen (whatever) together with his generals where they are NON clapping. I am serious: are they always clapping, or it in CNN tries to portray them as idiots.

      Besides, does the photograph above has any relevance to the current event - rocket launch failure? After all there is nothing to clap about.

      April 15, 2012 at 8:31 pm | Reply
  10. Grandpa RD

    Hey, I really know what happened! Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen shot the rocket down with a Nuclear Rubber Band Gun!

    Film at 11!!!

    April 14, 2012 at 2:30 am | Reply
    • Phil

      Tell St. Peter at the Pearly Gate...You hate to make him wait...But you gotta have another cigarette.

      April 15, 2012 at 11:44 am | Reply
  11. panorain

    The N Korean leaders all look like panda bears. They couldn't do anything wrong. But oh so comical.

    April 14, 2012 at 2:30 am | Reply
  12. kris

    kim nooooooo u did it all wrong. U have too put the mint in the soda bottle first and than close it, to see it fly like a rocket ya baby.

    April 14, 2012 at 2:27 am | Reply
  13. marlie

    Has anyone read One Second After?? The N.Korean missed launch was a faked failure. Their icbm system works just fine. They just want us to think otherwise. The media have been duped. Haste military and administration?

    April 14, 2012 at 2:23 am | Reply
  14. Bert BigDongler

    Haircut – Fail!
    Rocket Launch – Fail!

    April 14, 2012 at 12:52 am | Reply
  15. Monkiin

    I wish I could applaud my failure.

    April 14, 2012 at 12:11 am | Reply
  16. TOMG2

    WORLDS IS CHANGING...U.S.A. HAWAII NEARLY DESTROYED BY EARTHQUAKEN PSUNAMI. URNIATION UPON THAT SECTOR.

    April 13, 2012 at 11:32 pm | Reply
    • RonaldEDixon

      Sure. And you will wake up tomorrow and finally be 5 feet tall.

      April 13, 2012 at 11:36 pm | Reply
      • TOMG2

        WITHOUT A HOMES YOUNHAVE NOTHING. HOW IS IT YOU HAVE MULTIPLE LAYERS FOR BANKRUPT AND DEFAULT MORTTAGE? WORLD IS OUT...AMERICA LOST KARMA, ITS WORDS MEANINGLESS. YOUR FAMOUZ AUTHOR SAYS THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH.

        April 13, 2012 at 11:40 pm |
      • Capt. Obvious

        Yay, someone else who is not only insane, but has an internet connection too

        April 13, 2012 at 11:44 pm |
    • kevin

      Ug you want wompum to pay billz, sowwy uze mericans fall into see ands drownded. butter luk nextime. seez you in hell.

      April 13, 2012 at 11:51 pm | Reply
    • RonaldEDixon

      OK, now I can safely guess you are spewing out this verbal garbage based somewhere in Asia. You are a complete embarrassment to the Asian people who value and honor hard work and peace. You are the fecal matter of society.

      April 13, 2012 at 11:51 pm | Reply
      • TOMG2

        AMERICANS LOST THEIR ECONOMIES BASED ON FECAL ASSUMPTIONS LIKE YIURS. WERE YOU IN URINATION ZONE AFTER WORKS? OR AT SORCERERS FOR NEIGHBOUR'S WIFE?

        April 13, 2012 at 11:57 pm |
      • Grandpa RD

        ***STANDING OVATION***

        April 14, 2012 at 2:32 am |
    • RonaldEDixon

      A famous painter was once commissioned to make a painting depicting hunger...

      He painted an anus with cobwebs.

      Hunger deprives a body, but not your soul. When hungry, one does not waste precious energy on envy and other negative forces. Strength is garnered by hope that tomorrow will be better for those who you love.

      Don't be falsely quoting "Amen" when your soul is so polluted with garbage that you are being forced fed by your "dear leaders" who eat your children's food.

      To better understand your true enemy, look in the mirror.

      April 14, 2012 at 12:10 am | Reply
      • TOMG2

        THIS WAS AMERIKAN PAINTER' AFTR HAVING URINATED ON FINANCIAL SITUATION AND DEFICATED AT NEIGHBOUR BY AGAIN DECLARE BANKRUPCTY. AN ANUS IS OF NO USE IF ONE IS URINATING ONLY. WHETHER JFK OR NOW ECONOMY, DOM IS APPROACHING WEST IDEALS. IFF YOU EAT TOO MUCH YOU DEFACATE OO MUCH

        April 14, 2012 at 6:50 am |
    • Dot8

      @TOMG2
      You are one sick psychotic person, your illusions are troubling.

      April 14, 2012 at 12:36 am | Reply
    • Leroy

      Can't tell if trolling or just dumb.

      April 14, 2012 at 2:26 am | Reply
    • TOMG3

      CHEETAHS ARE THE REAL CAUSE OF WARMONGO THE CAT. ASIAN RESTRAUNTS LOVE SERVING AMERIKAN PIES AND SLAUGHTERING JUNE BUGS. DEMOCRACY IS THE WAY OF THE LIVING CULTURES OF FERNS AND BUBBLELICIOUS GUM. FINANCIALLY AND METPHORICALLY BANK SYSTEMS CENSORSHIP THE 99% OF NEANDERTHALS BUYING THE CURRENCY OF ONE COUNTRY THEN MUNIPULATING IT TO TURN INTO A BRIDGE TROLL.

      April 14, 2012 at 10:19 pm | Reply
  17. TOMG2

    AMERIKAN CNN DEFICATION SHOW WORLD THAT WESTERN WORLDS NOT MORE THATN PLACE WHERE PIPULOUS URINATES ON ONE AN OTHERS. WHILE LAWYERS GET RICH. DOG LIFE ON THAT SIDE OF OCEAN. KARMA WILL SOON URINATE ON U.S. URINE. DRINK APLENTY, AMEN.

    April 13, 2012 at 11:26 pm | Reply
    • RonaldEDixon

      So in theory, after we all eat and drink our organic by-products...

      What will you people eat and drink?

      April 13, 2012 at 11:34 pm | Reply
      • TOMG2

        QUESTION NOT OF EATING, BUT OF POORS SELF INDULGENCE BY URINATORS IN WEST. WESTS MONEY RUNNING OUT...POOR GETS POORER WITH LITTL HOPE EXCEPT FOR TO HAVE BEEN DEFACTED UPON BY RICH WESTERN MOGHULLS.

        April 13, 2012 at 11:38 pm |
    • SKattshizzle

      Profound words, Tom! You sure know what you're talking about!

      April 14, 2012 at 1:58 am | Reply
    • TOMG3

      TWO GIRLS ONE CUP IS THE WAY OF LIFE, AMEN.

      April 14, 2012 at 10:21 pm | Reply
  18. RonaldEDixon

    It appears that this TOMG poster who persistently mutilates proper english grammar and lacks any coherence flow is:

    1. Using an online translator, English not being his native tongue
    2. Just harvested his own mushroom crop from his bathtub using fertilizer he much adores and is fascinated by
    3. Has no light source over his keyboard
    4. Swallowed "Caps Lock" button during a munchies binge
    5. Types while driving and playing banjo
    6. Is in denial over his secret fantasy love of economy-sized, pompous Kim Jong-Un
    7. Testing CNN's forum filters
    8. Parents went out and left basement door unlocked.
    9. Was a former North Korean rocket scientist who went mad after he was forced to eat his own feces. Tragically, that made him common among the 99% of the Korean population which is a sad thing to say...

    VIVA USA!, USA!, USA!, USA!, USA!

    April 13, 2012 at 11:25 pm | Reply
    • TOMG2

      PERPETUAL DEFICATION LEADS YOU HERE. LEFT IN YOUR LIFE IS NOTHING BUT ANUS.

      April 13, 2012 at 11:28 pm | Reply
      • RonaldEDixon

        Look around you... Can you hear them coming for you?
        Seriously.

        April 13, 2012 at 11:31 pm |
      • Shazaam

        LEFT IN YOUR LIFE IS NOTHING BUT ANUS.

        What a classic!

        April 13, 2012 at 11:51 pm |
      • Prometheus

        LMAO...beer shot out of my nose when I read that TOMG.

        YOU VERY FUNNY MAN!

        April 14, 2012 at 2:35 am |
  19. BigRed

    I'll bet some rocket scientists and their entire families have been "eliminated". Nice to see NK fail.

    April 13, 2012 at 11:15 pm | Reply
  20. Long Duck Tomg

    lol, too funny bro! watch your next test and BE ON THE LOOK OUT! FYI – the next test won't get shot down, US AMERICANS will let that one fly, but.............. WE WILL DROP 2 REAL NUKES RIGHT IN THE HEART OF ALL Y'ALL CHINCK ASS MOFO'S LAUGHING AT YOUR SAD ATTEMPT AT A "TEST"!!!! BOOM!!! HEAD SHOT!!! ALL YOU ALL ARE DEAD!!!! DO YOU LIKE TESTING NOW?????

    April 13, 2012 at 11:08 pm | Reply
    • FPS DOUG

      boom headshot it is......... say bye bye you dwarf sized eggroll eating muddah fuggars! next test you are going to be VERY surprised! be prepared and be afraid, VERY AFRAID! BRING IT YOU GENERAL TIZZO KITTEN EATING WANNA BE!

      April 13, 2012 at 11:11 pm | Reply
      • TOMG IS DEAD SOON

        word up homie, i heard about the surprise nuke bombing on their next test as well, and WOW! FECAL MATTER WILL BE SPREAD ALL OVER THAT COUNTRY THAT IS SO DUMB THEY DONT KNOW HOW TO MAKE FOOD! FECAL MATTER ON YOU BRO! HOPE YOU EAT IT SHOOTING OUT OF ALL YOUR CHINK DEAD ONES AND IT HAS PROTEIN TO HELP YOU LIVE LONGER! YOU LIKE FECAL MATTER NOW, BRO???? WELL EAT IT UP!!! DRINK THEIR BLOOD TOO AS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA RIDS YOU!!!!

        April 13, 2012 at 11:16 pm |
      • TMPPPPPP DOUG

        Dude , are you the REAL FPS Doug? And why are u on CNN lol

        April 14, 2012 at 12:20 am |
  21. Alfredo

    Little Dong Un and his impotent missile, poor little fat bugger...

    April 13, 2012 at 11:06 pm | Reply
  22. LONG LIVE DPRK

    Long Live the Socialist Revolution!

    April 13, 2012 at 11:05 pm | Reply
  23. MGTO

    AMEN, PENAL OPENING HOLE IS AWAITING FECAL MATTER TO PLACED AND SHOVED UP INSIDE SO THAT IT MUST SHOOT ROUND BEANS OF SWEET SMELLING ROCKET CHUNKS INTO THE MOUTHS OF THE AMERIKA CAPATILIST MORTAGE CRIMINALS, AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 10:40 pm | Reply
    • shor funne!

      North Korea is the Mexico of the Asian world-
      discuss:

      April 13, 2012 at 10:45 pm | Reply
    • keb carerra

      North Korea is under no pressure to do anything . We have rocket failures here in the US all the time . In the 60's we talked about the Soviets like they were backwards and they kicked our buts in the space program. So afraid NK might just become a legit nation wanting nothing from the failed American capitalists' .

      April 13, 2012 at 11:07 pm | Reply
    • BlackPandas

      MGTO, what is up with your comments. Have you ever heard the saying "better to be thought of as a fool rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt" Fat and stupid is no way to go thru life son!

      April 14, 2012 at 12:00 am | Reply
  24. MGTO

    LARGE BUTT OPENING IS READY FOR URINE ENTRY THEN EXPULSION OF YELLOW RAIN INTO AIR AND ALL OVER YOUR TEMPLE TO MAKE GREAT DAY FOR YOU AS IF LOVE

    April 13, 2012 at 10:39 pm | Reply
  25. MGTO

    KARMHA IN THINE BUTT IS FULL OF SWEET SMELL URINE FOR YOURETH MOUTH TO SAVOR ON THE MOUNTAIN OF FECES RIVER

    April 13, 2012 at 10:37 pm | Reply
  26. MGTO

    SHIT URINE IN MOUTH OF TOILET WE DRANK FROM MOUTH OF YELLOW SPOTTED FECES FOR GOODNESS, AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 10:36 pm | Reply
  27. BlackPandas

    Instead of concentrating on "nuclear weapons plan", he ought to concentrate on developing a "grow some food plan" to feed his people?? The apples don't fall far from the trees in this family. I wonder if he knows what an apple tree looks like??

    April 13, 2012 at 10:27 pm | Reply
  28. BlackPandas

    "the rocket failure is unlikely to put the new "LEADER" in any sort of immediate jeopardy??? So the New Boss is the same as Old Boss! How could -Un learn leadership skils from Il, who had no leadership skills at all. I bet the rocket's fuel gauge was on "E" when they launched it.

    April 13, 2012 at 10:15 pm | Reply
  29. usalover

    are all north koreekees as stupid as tomg is?
    dayum he is ignorance at its worse

    April 13, 2012 at 10:10 pm | Reply
  30. carter

    Gentlemen, we can rebuild him ! Errr, as soon as we fish all the pieces out of the ocean .....

    April 13, 2012 at 10:00 pm | Reply
  31. TOMG2

    PLACEMENT OF KARMA INITIAL WITH AMERIKAN URINE IS NO BETTER THAN IN THE BROWN CAVITY. LOCAL LIBRARIES WILL ISTRIBUTE YIUR WISODOM AND CONTINUING ILOITERACY.

    April 13, 2012 at 9:53 pm | Reply
    • pattic

      TOMG, MGTO: Do you have nothing to contribute to the discussion besides incoherent rantings about feces, urine and anuses? Are you just ignorant, or is this the result of being habitually butt-f%^&#ed by your leaders? How about explaining where you think we are misinformed or misguided. Are you afraid to argue the facts or is it beyond your mental capabilities? The latter is probably the case given your inability to put together anything resembling a meaningful statement.

      April 15, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Reply
  32. TOMG2

    BE AWARE ALL ON PAGES OF COMMENTS THAT INITIAL KARMA WILL BE POOR WITH URINE AND FAECES. PLEASE DON'T ASK TO BORROW, AMEN.

    April 13, 2012 at 9:38 pm | Reply
    • Tulip

      These must be quotes from "The Confucius frat boy" years 0-0

      April 13, 2012 at 9:49 pm | Reply
    • Glenn

      TOMG and TOMG2: you are a pathetic fool. I get a kick out of cowards like yourself who hide behind the anonymity of the internet to publicly act like a complete idiot. I'll bet your real life has some fairly close parallels to how you act on the internet.

      April 13, 2012 at 9:52 pm | Reply
      • TOMG2

        ANOTHER AMERIKAN WHO DEFAUKTED ON YOUR MORTGAGE RIGHT? OF COURSE YOU CANNOT HELP YOURSELF WITH URINATED HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. BE WARE THAT END OF YIUR AMERIKA IS ON THE LOOSE.

        April 13, 2012 at 9:56 pm |
    • wow

      This is a Korean using google translate, notice the horribly conjugated verbs

      April 13, 2012 at 10:47 pm | Reply
  33. TOMG

    HUMAN WASTE ARE FULL OF WORLD SHIT TO SAW AND INHALE AND TO SMELL ON AND IN , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 9:34 pm | Reply
  34. BecauseI'mAdick

    Sorry to say, but this was the best comments ever. Don't like it? You people take yourselves too seriously. You can comment on any of the 12+ articles on CNN.

    April 13, 2012 at 9:29 pm | Reply
    • TOMG2

      BEST OR NOT DOES NOT MATTER. WHAT MATTERS IS THE PALCEMENT OF URINATION FACE.

      April 13, 2012 at 9:57 pm | Reply
  35. TOMG

    ALL HUMAN WASTE SHIT KIND OF FORMING LOVE TO SAW THEMSELF HUMAN WASTE CAME OUT FROM THEIR OWNSELF ANAL , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 9:23 pm | Reply
  36. TOMG2

    INSIDE HER IS URINE AND BROWN KARMA...TOMORROW WILL BE BROWN CLOUD WITHOUT SILVER LINING

    April 13, 2012 at 9:22 pm | Reply
  37. Private rest room

    I would like to buy a vowel.

    April 13, 2012 at 9:19 pm | Reply
    • AC

      Bahaha!!! I literally LOL'ed! Simple, yet halarious... I like it!

      April 14, 2012 at 2:30 am | Reply
  38. TOMG2

    DOG TIME WILL AFFEKT THOSE WITHOUT A BROWN MOOSTACHE

    April 13, 2012 at 9:19 pm | Reply
  39. Brad76

    I'm sure North Korea will blame someone, I kinda feel sorry for them.

    April 13, 2012 at 9:17 pm | Reply
  40. TOMG2

    FB WE ALL THINKS OF YOU WHEN WAITING FOR GOLDEN SHOWER

    April 13, 2012 at 9:16 pm | Reply
  41. TOMG2

    INVEST IN ALL THINGS BROWN....YOU WILL FORTUNE HAVE INSIDE

    April 13, 2012 at 9:14 pm | Reply
    • TOMG

      YOU KNOW WHAT ARE SLEEPING FOR DOG HELL , AMEN

      April 13, 2012 at 9:16 pm | Reply
  42. TOMG

    ONLY KARMA IS FOR SHIT EARTHQUAKE SO POWERFUL DOG TRANSFORMATION THE FUCK UP HUMAN STINKY WASTE ARE FOREVER DRINKABLE , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 9:13 pm | Reply
  43. TOMG

    DOG HELL WORLD WILL PREVEIL WITH THE UP MOST HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE THAT ARE SO HIGH VALUE THAN ONESELF KEEP ON INHALING YOU KNOW WHAT ,AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 9:09 pm | Reply
    • TOMG2

      WORLD CHANGING BETTER IS IT...ALL TO EXPERIENCE KLEVELAND STEAMER

      April 13, 2012 at 9:12 pm | Reply
  44. TOMG

    HUMAN FORM ARE WASTE SHIT AND URINE AND WHAT EVER WE SHIT ARE ARRIVING FOR POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE OF SHIT AND URINE IF HAPPY LIFESTYLE CAN BE FOREVER EAT AND DRINK ALL TOILET IS FULL OF HELL WASTE ONLY EAT AND DRINK TO BE SAVE FOR KARMA , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 9:08 pm | Reply
    • TOMG2

      SPACESHIP OF BROWN DELIGHTS SOAKED IN URINE WAITS FOR ALL. NO ESCAPE FROM YELLOWS SNOWS.

      April 13, 2012 at 9:11 pm | Reply
  45. VAVeteran

    Obviously: "Democratic" People's Republic of Korea. My bad,...I should have read all the entries here...it's kids night out :)

    April 13, 2012 at 9:07 pm | Reply
  46. know it all

    Due to the syntifical fources and a bombardment of gamma rays..factor that with the uplift of the colder heet coming off urban concrete mixed with particles of subturlicler forces driven by etraxterestelelle matter push by solar rays..it caused the guidance system to self implode and be a sounding success

    April 13, 2012 at 9:07 pm | Reply
    • str8whtguy

      Oh, no. TOMG has some competition.

      April 13, 2012 at 9:16 pm | Reply
      • sumdumphuq

        I was thinking it might be a tag team event~

        April 13, 2012 at 11:02 pm |
    • NavyPO

      More like crappy scientists and ancient missile components. This is one of their worst yet but at least it made it off the ground. maybe in twenty years they will be able to clear the sea of japan before their discount parts pos missiles splash lol.

      April 13, 2012 at 10:11 pm | Reply
  47. TOMG2

    FUTURE NO DIFFERENT THAN PAST FUTURES. WITH IT COMES STAGNANT AMARIKAN INCOMES AND HOMESEXUAKITY AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 9:06 pm | Reply
  48. VAVeteran

    DPRK: congrats on yet another great achievement. That should really feed your masses this spring summer and fall~ Such unwaivering love for your people. What vision, what strategic planning, what a joke

    April 13, 2012 at 9:02 pm | Reply
    • Fat Bastard

      ok i dont get it...........whats the joke exactly?

      April 13, 2012 at 9:04 pm | Reply
      • TOMG2

        NOTHING WIL PREPAR YOU FOR CUMMING OF SECOND TIME, AMEN

        April 13, 2012 at 9:09 pm |
  49. TOMG

    ALWAYS DRINKABLE HUMAN URINE ARE FOR SALE AT MY ONLY HOME I LOVE IN MANS ANUSES , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:58 pm | Reply
    • Fat Bastard

      TomGirl, this is why meth is illegal in this country, its to protect you from not hurting yourself with all those thoughts running through your head as you spit (though u probably swallow) them out onto here.

      April 13, 2012 at 9:01 pm | Reply
    • TOMG2

      BROTHER YOU ARE THE OPPOSITE SWEET OF OUR PASTS, DRINKING URINE TOGETHER FROM OUR FAMILIES FORTUNES. WE WILL SHOW ALL AMERICAN LAWBREAKERS THE ACCESS OF REPOSITORIES, AMEN

      April 13, 2012 at 9:03 pm | Reply
      • Fat Bastard

        did you just called me "sweet"? WTF IS WRONG WITH YOU????

        April 13, 2012 at 9:05 pm |
      • TOMG

        FAT ASSS HELLL WILL ALWAYS BE HELL FAT KARMA , AMEN

        April 13, 2012 at 9:13 pm |
  50. str8whtguy

    I've forgotten what the article is about, I'm just enjoying TOMG's rant. Does anyone have the faintest clue what he/she is talking about???

    April 13, 2012 at 8:56 pm | Reply
    • Charlie

      He likes urine.

      April 13, 2012 at 9:12 pm | Reply
      • str8whtguy

        gotcha. Thanks.

        April 13, 2012 at 9:14 pm |
    • Fritz

      Don't have a clue what it's saying...but it's getting some really risque words past the CNN filters. Not sure how it's doing it.

      April 13, 2012 at 9:59 pm | Reply
  51. SUM DUM PHOK

    WE IN GREAT COUNTRY WILL HAVE ALL OUR LESSONS SHARED IN BAD WEST SCHOOLS AND MBA COLLEGES. DON'T ASK FOR ADVICE HOW TO TREAT YOUR MESSD UP HEALTH CARE SYSTEM.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:55 pm | Reply
    • Private rest room

      But we have indoor plumbing.

      April 13, 2012 at 9:15 pm | Reply
    • RealTalk

      @SUM DUM PHOK ...I recommend your country focus on fixing it's many woes, as opposed to concentrating on building the world's largest firecracker.

      April 13, 2012 at 10:12 pm | Reply
      • sumdumphuq

        I thought I was the only one, but it is really impressive that he or she is slipping all the profanities past CNN

        April 13, 2012 at 11:05 pm |
  52. OC Mark

    The most amazing thing is that countries in the Middle East are revolting to get rid of despots that have been their leaders and North Korea remains the "property" of the Kim family. When Chinese peasants live like Beverly Hills billionaires compared to the average North Korean, it is amazing that the Kim family and their military buddies can keep a lid on public revolt. And, at what point will the U.S. "lean" on China to get rid of these clowns? The answer is never. Why? Because they hold a lot of our debt.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:55 pm | Reply
    • Fat Bastard

      You mean, the Lil Kim family? And secondly, you're wrong. You know why? Think about it.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:57 pm | Reply
  53. TOMG2

    I EAT BUCKET OF WEST KENTUKY FRIED CHIKEN SOAKED IN KARMA URINE. THEN TROW UP IN EAST DIRECTION, AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:52 pm | Reply
    • Fat Bastard

      wow, that sounds like that night when i was with your mother, and you was in the other room, and you thought i was hurting her, and you tried to kick the door down, remember?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:54 pm | Reply
      • TOMG2

        REMEMBER YES...I OFFERED MY SWEET ROSETTE TO YOU AND YOU DRANK THE SWEET URINE FROM MY TURD CUTTER, AMEN

        April 13, 2012 at 9:00 pm |
  54. TOMG

    A MORE POWERFUL SHIT ARE COMING TO ME I PRAY FOR AIDS , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:52 pm | Reply
  55. RCDC

    A so?

    April 13, 2012 at 8:50 pm | Reply
  56. kim yung hung

    We make guud wocket...u see u see toopid mericans....wocket go up..bang bang me wuv u long time.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | Reply
  57. Fat Bastard

    Well here's my opinion. What Lil Kim is trying to do is.....like that saying goes, you can't make lemon aid, if you don't break a few eggs first. Now if it was scramble eggs, than the rocket would have been a success. De....de....deeeeee.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | Reply
  58. TOMG

    I AM HUMAN WASTE GOD OF HELL GIVE ME ALL SHIT AND URINE I EAT AND DRINK , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | Reply
  59. Dot8

    Do we have to pay attention to a toy country like North Korea?.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:46 pm | Reply
    • Fat Bastard

      Of course we do, duh! Have you never watched Austin Power's Dr Evil? Than you should know, what Lil Kim is capable of doing.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:52 pm | Reply
  60. TOMOGOTCHI

    HUMAN ARE KARMA COMING A 10.0 SHIT EARTHQUAKE ENTIRE WORLD ENGULFED IN URINE MANY WILL DROWN BUT I WILL PREVEIL

    April 13, 2012 at 8:46 pm | Reply
  61. James

    somebody please remove TOMG useless comments

    April 13, 2012 at 8:45 pm | Reply
  62. TOMOGOTCHI

    HUMAN WASTE IS FULL OF KARMA. AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:44 pm | Reply
    • HughMungus

      Can I get a hallelujah?!?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:46 pm | Reply
      • John

        these comments are the best thing i've seen in weeks.

        April 13, 2012 at 9:35 pm |
  63. Florentino Perez jr

    I THANK GOD....

    April 13, 2012 at 8:40 pm | Reply
  64. TOMG

    HUMAN WASTE SHIT FORM ARE FULL OF KARMA AND STINKY AND SO SMELL AND SO DOES THE HUMAN URINE ALSO , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:39 pm | Reply
    • Fat Bastard

      WTF ARE YOU BABBLING YOUR MOUTH ABOUT?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:45 pm | Reply
    • American Teenager

      It's back, could someone please contact CNN about this guy. PLEASE! It's getting annoying.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:45 pm | Reply
  65. Stephen DeVoy

    Jamie Crawford, I'm sure North Korea did a better job at constructing a rocket than you could do. By the way, do you realize how many failures the U.S. space program had when it started out? Should we have been humiliated too? Finally, who are we to say North Korea cannot have a space program or that Iran cannot have nuclear technology? We don't own the world.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:36 pm | Reply
    • Erik

      This is a very naive statement. I might suggest reading some history, but that might not help here. Having been to Korea myself, I can say with some confidence that this regime must NEVER be allowed to have a successful ballistic or nuclear capability...certainly not both together.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:47 pm | Reply
  66. TOMG

    MORE POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE WILL BE ARRIVING SOON 1O.O AND HIGHER WILL AWAKENING THIS FUCK UP HELL THINKING WAY FULL OF HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE NOW DAILY , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:36 pm | Reply
    • dman

      Missed that 4pm dose of thorazine, did ya?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:44 pm | Reply
  67. TOMG

    FEED THEM OUR HUMAN WASTE SHIT LEFT OVER AND PUT IN THE CAN AND HUMAN URINE ALSO PUT IN THE BOTTLE SO THEM CAN HAVE A MORE PEACE OF LIFE AND HAVE A HAPPIER LIFESTYLE , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:34 pm | Reply
  68. Doug

    CNN will teach them how if they can cover it... At-least it would be news for once

    April 13, 2012 at 8:32 pm | Reply
  69. TOMG

    REINCARNATION OF THE FULL HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE HELL WA OF DOG THINKING STUPID FUCK UP CIVILIZATION HELL DOG WORLD , FULL OF HELL KARMA ARE COMING YES , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:32 pm | Reply
    • Jaju

      I'd like to take a moment and apologize for this... Here at DARPA, our ultra enhanced monkeys on keyboards project has been doing incredibly well. They can communicate a little bit but they fly UAV's like a duck!

      You must simply ignore the poop-flinging nature of these monkeys. It's just what they do.

      TOMG it's time for your nanner!

      April 13, 2012 at 8:56 pm | Reply
  70. sk8104s8tan

    well at least the kids are talking about world events...*sigh*

    April 13, 2012 at 8:31 pm | Reply
  71. TOMG

    THIS WORLD ARE FULL OF HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE NOW DAILY , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:30 pm | Reply
    • HugeD

      Are you seriously high right now? Or high and drunk?

      April 13, 2012 at 9:37 pm | Reply
  72. ALL uh

    Fat cheeks Jr. is not in charge, it's been a military junta for 40 years

    April 13, 2012 at 8:30 pm | Reply
  73. TOMG

    ONLY DOG MIND WORLD AIN'T TRUST IN THE ALMIGHTY KARMA HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:27 pm | Reply
  74. RonaldEDixon

    It appears that this TOMG poster who persistently mutilates proper english grammar and lacks any coherence flow is:

    1. Using an online translator, English not being his native tongue
    2. Just harvested his own mushroom crop from his bathtub using fertilizer he much adores and is fascinated by
    3. Has no light source over his keyboard
    4. Swallowed "Caps Lock" button during a munchies binge
    5. Types while driving and playing banjo
    6. Is in denial over his secret fantasy love of economy-sized, pompous Kim Jong-Un
    7. Testing CNN's forum filters

    April 13, 2012 at 8:26 pm | Reply
    • RonaldEDixon

      Forgot to mention....

      Parents went out and left basement door unlocked.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:30 pm | Reply
      • rina

        I laughed so hard, thank you for that!

        April 14, 2012 at 1:14 am |
    • Charlie

      AMEN.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:31 pm | Reply
    • RealTalk

      @RonaldEDixon ...Now thats funny! Good one, dude

      April 13, 2012 at 10:24 pm | Reply
  75. tjc360

    Caption for picture: "Clap or Die"

    April 13, 2012 at 8:26 pm | Reply
  76. TOMG

    WHEN THE HUMAN FLASH HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE IS PASSING AWAY THEIR HEART ORGAN WILL BE GIVEN BACK TO THE FIRE ELEMENT , AMEN . THEIR LUNG ORGAN WILL BE GIVEN BACK TO THE AIR ELEMENT AND THE KIDNEY WILL BE GIVEN BACK TO THE WOOD ELEMENT AND THE LIVER ORGAN WILL BE GIVEN BACK TO THE METAL IRON ELEMENT AND THE STOMACH ORGAN WILL BE GIVEN BACK TO THE EARTH SOIL ELEMENT , AMEN .

    April 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | Reply
    • tjc360

      btw: Kill Yourself

      April 13, 2012 at 8:27 pm | Reply
      • ALL uh

        Well said

        April 13, 2012 at 8:30 pm |
    • Jim_34

      You must work at a sewage treatment plant.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:40 pm | Reply
  77. TOMG

    I LOVE HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE ARE ALWAYS BEEN DRINKABLE , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:22 pm | Reply
    • jchild

      He can't wait to feed himself his next dinner as a pig and fat slave master. Top shelf scotch and a good firing line on his fake Nuclear engineers is next on his agenda as a fake trash figure with no regards to humans except himself and his fake, false, trash looking father. It awes me how they would think that they are God Like. It will be great to see him one day at hung or shot like Hussain or Gadafi.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:33 pm | Reply
    • OMG..

      TOMG your Korean to Engrish translator seems to be losing a little in the translation. Perhaps you are holding your translator too close to the tin can?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:43 pm | Reply
  78. TOMG

    KARMA ARE REAL AND KARMA IS FOR REAL IN THIS HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE FORM , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:21 pm | Reply
    • Ryan McEvoy

      Me TOMG. Me like urine and feces.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:30 pm | Reply
  79. Charlie

    ME LOVE YOU LONG TIME

    April 13, 2012 at 8:19 pm | Reply
  80. TOMG

    KARMA WILL PREVEIL SOONER THAN THE HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE CAN IMAGINING THE MOST POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE 1O.O AND HIGHER ARE COMING TO THIS FUCK UP DOG HELL WA OF THINKING STUPID CIVILIZATION HELL WORLD , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:19 pm | Reply
    • tjc360

      Kill Yourself

      April 13, 2012 at 8:24 pm | Reply
    • MartusMinistry

      Jesus/Yeshua wants to forgive you of your sins if you confess them to Him and ask Him to be your Lord and Saviour you will be saved. Jesus/Yeshua is Lord

      April 13, 2012 at 8:33 pm | Reply
    • MartusMinistry

      Jesus/Yeshua wants to forgive you of your sins if you confess them to Him and ask Him to be your Lord and Saviour you will be saved. Jesus/Yeshua is Lord http://www.MartusMinistry.org

      April 13, 2012 at 8:33 pm | Reply
      • tjc360

        You too...

        April 13, 2012 at 8:51 pm |
  81. Blame Bush

    He'll probably do what most dictators do, take some of his rocket science guys out to the firing range for execution.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:17 pm | Reply
    • pockets

      He's a light weight, and the old guard are running the place anyway.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:24 pm | Reply
  82. TOMG

    HUMAN FORM ARE NO HIGHER VALUE THAN NEXT TO THE FUCK UP HELL THINKING MIND TO HAVE THE FULL TRANSFORMATION OF THE HUMAN WASTE SHIT TYPE OF HELL WORLD AND HUMAN URINE TYPE OF DRINKABLE WORLD , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:16 pm | Reply
    • EatYouAlive

      Booooooby, come upstairs, yer dinner is ready...

      April 13, 2012 at 8:17 pm | Reply
  83. Matt

    We shot it down with a airborne mounted laser attached to a F15 whos squadron is stationed in the area. maybe someone will salvage the wreckage for intel, to see whos giving them technical support. Its probably obama, but im not sure. Lol

    April 13, 2012 at 8:15 pm | Reply
    • EatYouAlive

      Cite proof or shut the fuck up.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:16 pm | Reply
    • Charlie

      I blame the mushroom people.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:22 pm | Reply
    • A different Matt

      You were close. Shipborne.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:37 pm | Reply
    • Matt

      the laser is a boeing( ABL YAL 1A ) series, usually mounted on a airforce 747-400 series, but as the other matt mention other platforms are used as well, including ground. They are made exactly for this type of situation, and to destroy a missle or rocket in this stage of flight as well. As far as solid proof for the public, well that tape will come out a year after the osama bin laden raid with seal team 6 (dev-gru), nightstalkers and the d boys are made public.
      If the president sat in fron of the cameras right now and said we shot it down, North Korean tanks would be rolling South more likely than not (they may not have the desired result), but its another war we dont need. Using this system we can maintain denyability, and avoid conflict. this way they feel they messed up and at this time can still come to the peace table if cooler minds prevail.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:58 pm | Reply
      • Glenn

        We have lasers with that kind of capability?

        April 13, 2012 at 10:02 pm |
  84. TOMG

    FUCK THE EAST AND FUCK THE WEST IN THE END WE ALL EATTING BACK ALL THE HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND DRINKING ALL THE HUMAN URINE IN THE KARMA WA OF RETURN BACK TO THE HELL WORLD , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:14 pm | Reply
    • EatYouAlive

      I am Iron Man.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:15 pm | Reply
    • Brownstain

      Newt Gingrich, is that you?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:15 pm | Reply
  85. EatYouAlive

    SEND IN THE OLD SPICE POWER GUY!!!

    April 13, 2012 at 8:12 pm | Reply
  86. TOMG

    MOST FUCK UP HUMAN WASTE SHIT FORM AND HUMAN URINE FORM ARE AFRAID OF TWO THINGS IN THEIR HELL THINKING LIFESTYLE , THE FIRST AFRAID ON THEIR HELL SEEKING IS DEAD AND THE SECOND AFRAID ON THEIR HELL SEEKING ARE SUFFERING , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:12 pm | Reply
    • Brownstain

      Time for your Librium shot?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:13 pm | Reply
    • wrm

      Google Translate isn't all it's cut out to be.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | Reply
  87. Brownstain

    I like cheeese!!!

    April 13, 2012 at 8:11 pm | Reply
    • Cripes

      I LIKE BIRDS!!

      April 13, 2012 at 8:13 pm | Reply
      • Brownstain

        I like TOE cheese!!!

        April 13, 2012 at 8:14 pm |
  88. Doug

    The press has been trying to make a big deal out of this rocket launch. No one cares.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:10 pm | Reply
    • EatYouAlive

      actually, quite a people who can look outside their own borders are quite interested in it.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:13 pm | Reply
    • timefurlunch

      Yeah ppl care but its not the big mighty threat they want to believe.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:14 pm | Reply
      • EatYouAlive

        Big might threat to South Korea. Literally Millions of peoples lives are at risk there.

        April 13, 2012 at 8:16 pm |
      • mbjrp36

        Well we have all of this expensive blitzkrieg equipment, how else can we justify all of our spending.

        April 13, 2012 at 8:18 pm |
  89. davesulis

    It's obvious that their technology is behind. Only their mouths that are big. It's time to strike big and hard and to liberate the North Korean people

    April 13, 2012 at 8:10 pm | Reply
    • Brownstain

      As opposed to small and limp, like L'il Kim's weenus?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:12 pm | Reply
    • Cripes

      Its obvious their shlongs are not big.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:15 pm | Reply
      • Brownstain

        needledinked zipperheads!

        April 13, 2012 at 8:17 pm |
  90. TOMG

    KARMA WILL ALWAYS PREVEIL TO THE HELL SEEKER FULL OF HUMAN WASTE SHIT IN THEIR OWN MOUNTH AND BEEN OVER DRINKING THEIR HUMAN URINE , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:10 pm | Reply
  91. KT

    And the guy behind him has a smile on his face.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:09 pm | Reply
  92. TOMG

    THE KARMA OF THE HELL HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE HAVE BEEN FORMING MORE THAN FIVE FUCKEN BILLIONS YEARS ALREADY , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | Reply
  93. KT

    Did the new ruler get set-up? He sure looks upset in the picture.

    April 13, 2012 at 8:07 pm | Reply
  94. Laughing at this

    "The U.S. had an extreme number of failures in the 1960s, while the Soviet juggernaut seemed to be flawless in its ability to put satellites and humans into space," said Bruce Klingner, a senior research fellow for Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation.

    I REALLY hope there is a heavy dose of sarcasm under the second half of Mr. Klingner's statement. "Seemed to be" is the operative phrase...if all your missles blow up and you hide it from the world, it never happened – right?

    April 13, 2012 at 8:05 pm | Reply
    • park city

      "The U.S. had an extreme number of failures in the 1960s, while the Soviet juggernaut seemed to be flawless
      **EXCUSE ME!** shall we try "early 60s? We went to the moon before the 60s were over? How many Soviet landers on Mars again? How many missions to Jupiter & beyond? Some early failures, but not all through 60s....

      April 13, 2012 at 8:41 pm | Reply
  95. upeoplernutz

    some of the commenters on this blog scare me more than north korea does....

    April 13, 2012 at 8:02 pm | Reply
    • mbjrp36

      Maybe he farted.

      April 13, 2012 at 8:14 pm | Reply
    • Charlie

      Or snorked?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:28 pm | Reply
  96. Old Woody

    As I heard on a news channel this AM, and I totally agree with, a quick game plan.:
    When Harry Truman threatened N Korea with nukes, N. Korea signed a truce. This did not end the "Korean War: It only placed it on "Pause" Only one thing has been on N Korea's mind since signing, get our own nukes and deliivery system....THEN we can take the south back as The Glorious Leader intended. Consuder; This may have been a test of the first stage. The other stages have flown. Maybe this is a ploy have us discount their abilities and desires.
    If N. Korea constructs a fleet of medium to long range Nukes, even if it takes another two decades, they will then take S Korea and thumb their noses at the world powers

    April 13, 2012 at 8:02 pm | Reply
    • TOMG

      YOUR ALL DUM FUCK ONLY KNOW HOW AND WANT TO NUKE THIS FAT ASSS AND DON'T KNOW THE KARMA CONSEQUENCES , AMEN

      April 13, 2012 at 8:07 pm | Reply
    • M

      that's what i took from it. seems like a ploy to convince those watching that an intercontinental ballistic missile is out of reach for north korea but in this day and age where misinformation always precedes battle, i wouldn't be suprised. truely the only thing that will help this country is a coup. but with the 4th largest military force in the world, how is that possible? i also think the act of defiance is really believed by NK's leaders to be innocent enough for them to get away with it.

      April 14, 2012 at 1:56 am | Reply
    • M.K.

      Hoss, you had better brush up on your history. Harry Truman did not threaten North Korea with a nuclear bomb. He fired McArthur for talking about it and trying to change foreign policy decisions among other things. Harry Truman did drop the bomb on Horoshima and Nagasaki Japan. he also fire bombed the living hell out of Tokyo and several other Japanese cities as he did Berlin and Dresden among other German cities. Give em hell Harry lived up to his name.

      April 14, 2012 at 2:11 am | Reply
  97. TOMG

    HUMAN KARMA FORM ARE GO SLEEP AND THAN WAKENING UP GIVE OUT HUMAN WASTE SHIT AND HUMAN URINE AND EAT WHAT EVER WE HUMAN WASTE SHIT LEFT OVER AND THAN DRINKING THE HUMAN URINE , AMEN

    April 13, 2012 at 8:01 pm | Reply
    • gdaym8

      MAMMA DOGFACE TO THE BANANA PATCH?

      April 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm | Reply
      • gdaym8

        OOPS! I FORGOT........AMEN!

        April 13, 2012 at 8:08 pm |
  98. Hello, My Name Is

    maybe if we.. clap, it won't look so bad LOL JK YOU GUYS SUCK AT EVERYTHING

    April 13, 2012 at 8:01 pm | Reply
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