North Korea Mourns Kim Jong-il

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Kim Jong Il (Getty)

A series of reports published yesterday by the Korean Central News Agency, a propagandist media outlet run by the repressive North Korean regime, shed light on the official response to the death of the country’s “Dear Leader,” Kim Jong-il. According to KCNA, North Koreans reacted to the passing of their beloved despot Saturday night by weeping profusely and uniting around Mr. Kim’s chosen successor, his twentysomething son Kim Jong-un.

His demise is the greatest loss to the Workers’ Party of Korea and the Korean revolution at the historic period when a landmark phase is opened for building a thriving socialist nation,” one KCNA report read. “The grief-stricken Korean people are, however, renewing their pledge to remain true to the leadership of Kim Jong-un by overcoming their sorrow and displaying fresh strength and courage.”

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Roundup: Carl Kruger's Day In Court; Robots Want Hillary to Run Again

State Senator Carl Kruger will appear in Manhattan Federal Court tomorrow to discuss making a plea in the bribery case against him.

Someone is making mysterious robocalls in support of an effort to draft Hillary Clinton to enter the presidential race.

Councilwoman Tish James knew the woman who was burned alive in Brooklyn this weekend and has set up a fund to help her family afford a funeral.  Continue reading “Roundup: Carl Kruger's Day In Court; Robots Want Hillary to Run Again”

North Korean News Agency Explains 'The 99 Percent'

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Kim Jong Il is the 99%. (Getty)

KCNA, the preferred news outlet of Kim Jong Il’s North Korean regime, covered recent Occupy Wall Street protests in Washington, D.C. with a rather detailed exposition of the “We Are The 99%” chants that have become a de facto motto of the demonstrations.  Continue reading “North Korean News Agency Explains 'The 99 Percent'”

North Korea Reports on U.S. Dissatisfaction With “The Wall Street”

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il (Getty)

KCNA, the official state news agency of North Korea, has another report out on the Occupy Wall Street protest movement describing polls that show “vast majority of Americans are dissatisfied with the Wall Street.”  Continue reading “North Korea Reports on U.S. Dissatisfaction With “The Wall Street””