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  1. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    The killing of his uncle was unprecedented even by N. Korean standards.

  2. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    The New York Times reports that the Jang’s death was the end result of a brutal gun battle between Jang supporters and those of the regime over who controlled key land.

    As the Times tells it, Kim’s forces were ordered to take back control over important fishing grounds that Jang had previously seized, but Jang wouldn’t give it up without a fight. The battle ended in the death of many of Kim’s soldiers. Kim was furious and ordered that Jang’s top aides be executed.

    According to the Times, the two men were killed with antiaircraft machine guns rather than regular guns or rifles.

    Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, reported that Kim was “very drunk” when he ordered the death of Jang’s men.

    Earlier this month, Jang was executed for allegedly committing treason. Jang’s death came as a shock to many who believed he was a close confidant to Kim. Jang was accused of corruption and substance abuse, among other crimes that could not be verified by Western media.

  3. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    China may have McDonalds now but they still love their communist dictator friends.

  4. Reality,really?

    Reality,really? said, over 2 years ago

    It is not in China’s best interest to make him go away.

  5. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    Yes those are 2 of the reasons China likes having NK around. They also have having common enemies in S Korea and Japan and we know how that saying goes.
    As for NK and communism, they always were(are) communist in that the collectivist government owns and controls manufacturing, housing, agriculture etc.
    Of course now the crazy Kim’s have created their own version of communism (which is very similar to Stalins), but they call it “Juche” version of socialism.
    Anyways, the point is that neither country’s people are free and in that, N Korea and China have a kinship.

  6. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    I think it’s frustrating to you that such an evil regime was built upon communism, but it’s true.
    Communism leads to all kinds of oppressive forms of government.

  7. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    Sorry, I must’ve had you mixed up with one of the dozens of communist supporters here.
    I also use logic and reality to back up my Conservative “partisanship”.

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