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Re: North Korea

Post by dagbay » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:23 pm

Latest news confirm a turn from verbal shots to something that may resemble diplomacy?...
I'd rather be diving or flying alas for now I am on terra firma.

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Re: North Korea

Post by Sertorio » Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:37 am

Pyongyang from the air



Does this look like the capital city of a starving nation?... Couldn't we just leave NK in peace?...

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Re: North Korea

Post by SteveFoerster » Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:59 pm

Sertorio wrote:
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:37 am
Pyongyang from the air



Does this look like the capital city of a starving nation?...
I care a lot more about what people who have escaped from there say than some video about how the elites there have it good.
Couldn't we just leave NK in peace?...
Sooner or later they will have ICBMs with nuclear warheads, and Kim Jong-un hasn't showed much calmer of a temperament than Trump has. You may not worry about that, but other people rightfully do.
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Re: North Korea

Post by Sertorio » Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:54 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:59 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:37 am
Pyongyang from the air



Does this look like the capital city of a starving nation?...
I care a lot more about what people who have escaped from there say than some video about how the elites there have it good.
A city of 3.5 million people is not just for the elite. Food supplies may be sometimes a bit uncertain, but NK is not the economical disaster some people make it to be. I wouldn't be surprised that a majority of North Koreans may actually be happy enough with their life.

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Re: North Korea

Post by Doc » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:45 am

Sertorio wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:54 am
SteveFoerster wrote:
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:59 pm
Sertorio wrote:
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:37 am
Pyongyang from the air



Does this look like the capital city of a starving nation?...
I care a lot more about what people who have escaped from there say than some video about how the elites there have it good.
A city of 3.5 million people is not just for the elite. Food supplies may be sometimes a bit uncertain, but NK is not the economical disaster some people make it to be. I wouldn't be surprised that a majority of North Koreans may actually be happy enough with their life.
There is always the prison camps if they are not.
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Re: North Korea

Post by SteveFoerster » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:42 am

Sertorio wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:54 am
A city of 3.5 million people is not just for the elite.
Of course not. They also have to have people there who do all the actual work.
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Re: North Korea

Post by neverfail » Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:06 pm

SteveFoerster wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:42 am
Sertorio wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:54 am
A city of 3.5 million people is not just for the elite.
Of course not. They also have to have people there who do all the actual work.
In Georgian and Victorian England even the most opulent manor houses had their servants' quarters.

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Re: North Korea

Post by Sertorio » Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:39 pm

neverfail wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:06 pm
SteveFoerster wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:42 am
Sertorio wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:54 am
A city of 3.5 million people is not just for the elite.
Of course not. They also have to have people there who do all the actual work.
In Georgian and Victorian England even the most opulent manor houses had their servants' quarters.
And those servants seemed to have been rather satisfied with what they had...

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Re: North Korea

Post by Doc » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:34 am

http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/873 ... im-jong-un
North Korea nuclear disaster: Hundreds dead at Kim's missile testing facility
HUNDREDS of North Korea's nuclear workers have died after an accident at despot Kim Jong-un's main testing facility .
By Joey Millar
PUBLISHED: 11:10, Tue, Oct 31, 2017 | UPDATED: 11:18, Tue, Oct 31, 2017
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Re: North Korea

Post by SteveFoerster » Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:18 am

Sertorio wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:39 pm
neverfail wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:06 pm
SteveFoerster wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:42 am
Sertorio wrote:
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:54 am
A city of 3.5 million people is not just for the elite.
Of course not. They also have to have people there who do all the actual work.
In Georgian and Victorian England even the most opulent manor houses had their servants' quarters.
And those servants seemed to have been rather satisfied with what they had...
Okay there, Uncle Tom....
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