Little Rocket Man (Kim Jong Un) wants a meeting with President Trump. will Trump accept?!

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    20 bucks says at some point during this they get into an argument about whose haircut is worse.
     
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    I disagree. 10 minutes into the meeting, Little Kim will be eating out of Trump's hand and begging for a release from the sanctions.
     
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    No, China and Russia use tricks around the sanctions, so Kim will not care.
     
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    "The Korean miracle extends exactly as far as the armies of free nations advanced in 1953 — 24 miles to the north. There, it stops; it all comes to an end. Dead stop. The flourishing ends, and the prison state of North Korea sadly begins.

    Workers in North Korea labor grueling hours in unbearable conditions for almost no pay. Recently, the entire working population was ordered to work for 70 days straight, or else pay for a day of rest.

    Families live in homes without plumbing, and fewer than half have electricity. Parents bribe teachers in hopes of saving their sons and daughters from forced labor. More than a million North Koreans died of famine in the 1990s, and more continue to die of hunger today.

    Among children under the age of five, nearly 30 percent of afflicted — and are afflicted by stunted growth due to malnutrition. And yet, in 2012 and 2013, the regime spent an estimated $200 million — or almost half the money that it allocated to improve living standards for its people — to instead build even more monuments, towers, and statues to glorify its dictators.

    What remains of the meager harvest of the North Korean economy is distributed according to perceived loyalty to a twisted regime. Far from valuing its people as equal citizens, this cruel dictatorship measures them, scores them, and ranks them based on the most arbitrary indications of their allegiance to the state. Those who score the highest in loyalty may live in the capital city. Those who score the lowest starve. A small infraction by one citizen, such as accidently staining a picture of the tyrant printed in a discarded newspaper, can wreck the social credit rank of his entire family for many decades.

    An estimated 100,000 North Koreans suffer in gulags, toiling in forced labor, and enduring torture, starvation, rape, and murder on a constant basis.

    In one known instance, a 9-year-old boy was imprisoned for 10 years because his grandfather was accused of treason. In another, a student was beaten in school for forgetting a single detail about the life of Kim Jong-un.

    Soldiers have kidnapped foreigners and forced them to work as language tutors for North Korean spies.

    In the part of Korea that was a stronghold for Christianity before the war, Christians and other people of faith who are found praying or holding a religious book of any kind are now detained, tortured, and in many cases, even executed.

    North Korean women are forced to abort babies that are considered ethnically inferior. And if these babies are born, the newborns are murdered.

    One woman’s baby born to a Chinese father was taken away in a bucket. The guards said it did not “deserve to live because it was impure.”

    So why would China feel an obligation to help North Korea?

    The horror of life in North Korea is so complete that citizens pay bribes to government officials to have themselves exported aboard as slaves. They would rather be slaves than live in North Korea.

    To attempt to flee is a crime punishable by death. One person who escaped remarked, “When I think about it now, I was not a human being. I was more like an animal. Only after leaving North Korea did I realize what life was supposed to be.”

    And so, on this peninsula, we have watched the results of a tragic experiment in a laboratory of history. It is a tale of one people, but two Koreas. One Korea in which the people took control of their lives and their country, and chose a future of freedom and justice, of civilization, and incredible achievement. And another Korea in which leaders imprison their people under the banner of tyranny, fascism, and oppression. The result of this experiment are in, and they are totally conclusive.

    Considering the misery wrought by the North Korean dictatorship, it is no surprise that it has been forced to take increasingly desperate measures to prevent its people from understanding this brutal contrast.

    Because the regime fears the truth above all else, it forbids virtually all contact with the outside world. Not just my speech today, but even the most commonplace facts of South Korean life are forbidden knowledge to the North Korean people. Western and South Korean music is banned. Possession of foreign media is a crime punishable by death. Citizens spy on fellow citizens, their homes are subject to search at any time, and their every action is subject to surveillance. In place of a vibrant society, the people of North Korea are bombarded by state propaganda practically every waking hour of the day.

    North Korea is a country ruled as a cult. At the center of this military cult is a deranged belief in the leader’s destiny to rule as parent protector over a conquered Korean Peninsula and an enslaved Korean people.

    The more successful South Korea becomes, the more decisively you discredit the dark fantasy at the heart of the Kim regime.

    In this way, the very existence of a thriving South Korean republic threatens the very survival of the North Korean dictatorship." - President Trump
     
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    Trump will walk out, say Kim's a great guy, just misunderstood, and that the U.S. is going to sell them uranium.
     
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    Well, apparently, there is going to be some kind of announcement any minute now, with the S. Korean delegate coming out with a message from N. Korea.

    Wonder what it is? I'm going to stick with cable news for the next half hour or so to see what this is.
     
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    Halting of missile tests, talks.

    That would be nice. Good news.
     
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    Trump meets Lil Kim and invites him to Trump's military parade. Trump praises him as a great leader, calls South Korean leaders losers, and Trump says that maybe one day we can have a political system like his.
     
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    Trump and the Trumpsters get to crow about this. Any positive developments on this are good news.

    If you're hoping for the best, that is.
     
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    Well, apparently, N. Korea is saying that they want to denuclearize the entire Korean peninsula, start some peace talks between N. and S. Korea, with Trump being invited, and that they will stop their missile program.

    However............................they didn't say what they want in exchange for doing all that. I wonder if N. Korea is setting us up to be punked?
     
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