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If any of you fools ever doubted that the brave and bold North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was anything but beloved, these touching images of the great man in action (provided by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency, of course) offer definite proof of the people’s adoration.

If any of you fools ever doubted that the brave and bold North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was anything but beloved, these touching images of the great man in action (provided by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency, of course) offer definite proof of the people’s adoration.

A friend just returned from North Korea and shares this karoke song, which he says is “almost as ubiquitous as the Dear Leader in North Korea but about 1,000 times more likable.” The hook: “Nice to meet you.” 

Pangapsumnida!

I have occasionally acted as a kind of interpreter helping to bridge gaps of understanding between the two countries.
In which we learn Douglas Dong-Moon Joo, chairman of the Washington Times newspaper, has been “functioning as an informal emissary between the Bush administration and the despotic [North Korean] regime of Kim Jong-il.”

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This video of North Koreans mourning the death of leader Kim Jong Il is mesmerizing and terrifying.

As crazy as he was, he really did foster a powerful cult of personality over the North Korean people.

If I had my ideal world I would not allow weapons and atom bombs anymore. I would destroy all terrorists with the Hollywood star Jean-Claude Van Damme. I would make people stop taking drugs…
An excerpt from a poem written by Kim Jong il’s second son Kim Jong Chol in the sixth or seventh grade. The deceased North Korean leader deemed Jong Chol too soft and “feminine” for the job his younger brother just inherited.