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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Free Sunday Sermonette

Free Blue Avenger
(Read More Here) It started off as a normal armed stroll to the local Pick 'n Steal, the famous Shamrock filling station that's founded by Irishmen and run by Nepalese.
Where's the due Process? Where is the justice? No justice, no peace!

Blue Avenger is in heavy custody without visitation rights or outside chow... (can't get a McRib sandwich with a file in it or even KFC chicken tenders)... "no take-out", the County lock up says.

Q - "What about bond? This dog is special!!"

A - Hill County: "NO BOND".
Hillsboro is a city in and the county seat of Hill County in Central Texas. The population was 8,456 at the 2010 census.
Fed Ex guys, Mailmen and others who deliver parcels and mail have long been targeted by K-9s. They have a particular hatred of the Blue Avenger (unofficial king of Hillsboro dogs).

Now for the BIG QUESTIONWas Blue Avenger set up?

Does Kim Jong Un have a tiny penis that causes him to compensate with a big missile? Did Barack have the British wiretap Trump Tower? Does Vlad Putin get laid more often than the average blogger does? You have your answer.

Free Advice

Ever since I was a kid, people who were older than I was told me, "Let me give you some free advice, kid."

Was that advice worth anything? It turns out that in most cases, it wasn't, unless it was something obvious like, "don't eat yellow snow", "don't eat Fredd's Aunt Sally's spaghetti because it will chip your teeth", "don't pee on that electric fence over there", "stay away from Crazy Suzy Wong, the rice paddy whore, because she has the clap" or, "sailor, don't volunteer for anything". They could have added, "don't wear a postal uniform in the presence of Blue Avenger" -- if he was alive back when I was young, which he wasn't.

Free Nukes?

There are different approaches that the US can take with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) (Norks).

The Trump Administration has chosen to break with the tradition of Barack and Bush-the-Younger and has said that there will be no payments (ransom) to North Korea and there will be no more multi-party talks that involve the USA.

The single biggest threat to war for the USA is North Korea and giving South Korea and Japan nuclear weapons and delivery systems may be one way to counter the fat little dictator's saber rattling. Or maybe it's time to surgically strike their nuclear production facilities, their missile production facilities and their launch sites? That's what Japan is saying because they are tired of having Norks launch missiles into their economic exclusion zone and toward their country.

Who can blame the Japanese? Certainly not President Trump, who is not amused by China's long suffering coddling of the only fat man in North Korea and his regime's behavior. I realize that by shutting down exports to the Norks, China is responsible for starving people. That's not something that any nation should take lightly, but the Norks put all production toward building missiles and nuclear weapons and have little care whether or not the people starve - or eat tree bark, which is the same thing.

The ball is in China's court. They do NOT want the US to arm South Korea or Japan with their own in-house nuclear weapons. They do not want the US/Japan/South Korea launching military strikes against the Norks and involving THEM in a war. Honestly, when the Norks launch a nuclear tipped missile, there is just about as big of a chance that it will hit the Chinese as anyone else.

Chinese Options: Try to starve the Norks; Regime Change (kill the fat little dictator and his friends); Invade North Korea and put things straight; Do nothing and watch Japan and South Korea gratefully accept nuclear weapons and missiles from the USA.

There is no Free Lunch.



14 comments:

  1. Aunt Sally's spaghetti is just plain bad, but will probably not chip a tooth. Now, Aunt Sally's pie crust, you definitely should inquire into dental insurance before enjoying a slice...

    I am not crazy about the idea of arming South Korea and Japan with nukes, unless they are under US control, then fine. A few precision strikes at known Nork launch sites might provoke some outrage, but probably will not start an international squabble.

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    1. I'm sure that there would be a US fail-safe on the nuclear weapons, but the mere presence of them - sorta - in local hands will really bother the Chinese, who are the solution to the problem in North Korea. At this point, I don't think that the PRC would do much about strikes into North Korea, but they might swarm south over the DMZ in an act of national suicide. It's difficult to predict that with any degree of reliability IMHO.

      The fat little dictator would likely be replaced - internally if not externally. There are more Kims out there who are part of the Dear Leader bloodline who might be prevailed upon to take the country in a different direction than the "mouse that roared" scenario.

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  2. The other point here, ANYTHING fired at NORKs with a ballistic arc is going to get the Chinese attention in about a half a heartbeat too! Whether they try to shoot it down is another question that no one actually knows the answer to...

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    1. The Chinese would likely be happy to see North Korea de-fanged. But they don't want to see that happen followed by the ROKs pouring over the border and setting up an industrial powerhouse (to compete with them) that is protected by the USA, on their border.

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  3. I think Trump should have a set-down with China and suggest they take a tea break on afternoon and, BAM, the NORKS are no more. It would be doing them a favor.

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  4. Glad to hear Blue Avenger is home.
    Thank you, as always, for the real news update.

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  5. Even with a job, going from poverty to prosperity isn't a given. Minimum wage jobs leave people marginalized. In some places finding even a minimum wage job is hard.

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    1. 60,000 factories moved to Mexico after the Clintons pushed NAFTA through. There was a time when minimum wage was a 'starting wage', not the prevailing wage. Bringing manufacturing back will by its very nature, lead to wages inching up. We've all been jobbed - hard. That's why there are 65 million people on food stamps. The Dems thought that was splendid. Enough independents and Republicans did not.

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  6. Blue Postal Nemesis still languishes in jail, but freedom approaches along with an outdoor shower/bath to get rid of any prison friends he might have decided to bring home...

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    1. Some of those prison friends may have come from South of the Border, which means that you need to grant them asylum if you plan to be progressive.

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  7. For the record, I'm on Blue Avenger's side. If the legal system fails him, I hope someone slips a file into his kibbles.

    As far as advice, I think "plastics" is an age old gem.

    Re: the NORK missiles, I have to admit that this a sensitive subject for me ever since I underwent dental implant surgery and a rogue NORK missile has been installed in my head Just don't tell anyone, OK?

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    1. Does that rogue Nork missile allow you to communicate directly with Pyongyang?

      If you begin to suddenly and inexplicably crave kimchi, you will know why.

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    2. Not yet, but there's always tomorrow ;)

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    3. Let me know if it happens, and I'll give you a wide berth.

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