sunset from behind the wire

sunset from behind the wire

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Fat Little Dictator

The Interview (coming movie)

Kim Jung Un - No sense of Humor

(Fox News) SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an "act of war."  
If the U.S. government doesn't block the movie's release, it will face "stern" and "merciless retaliation", an unidentified spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in state media on Wednesday.  
He didn't mention the movie by name but was clearly referring to "The Interview," which stars Seth Rogen and James Franco as a producer and talk-show host who land an exclusive interview with the North Korean dictator and are then asked by the CIA to assassinate him.  
The "reckless U.S. provocative insanity" of mobilizing a "gangster filmmaker" to challenge the North's leadership is triggering "a gust of hatred and rage" among North Korean people and soldiers, the spokesman said, in typically heated propaganda language.  
The film's release would be considered an "act of war that we will never tolerate," he said.
Hillary Clinton-
Earned $100 million over the
past decade. Declares it
'chicken feed'.
Finally there will be a movie that the likes of Hillary Clinton and Susan Rice can point to as starting a war. They've been anxiously awaiting its arrival to vindicate their assertion that a "hateful video" will lead to a shooting conflict ---- ever since the Benghazi Scandal made them out to be buffoons. Their cover-up was only swallowed by the liberal "progressive" elite in the nation. The rest of us know that it was pure hokum. It's funny to watch her blame President Obama for "making her lie to the American people." 
Meanwhile, the USA quakes as North Korea threatens merciless, unrestricted warfare if the film is released. And the movie producers are ecstatic over the free publicity and advertising that they're enjoying both from Fox News and this very blog.


Comments by Sharyl Attkisson

It's interesting to hear what she has to say.

Russian Mischief in Ukraine

Igor Vsevolodovich Girkin
Igor Vsevolodovich Girkin, who is currently using the nom de guerre Igor Strelkov, has identified himself in press reports as "defense minister" of the self-proclaimed, pro-Russian "Donetsk People's Republic." This week he called for Russia to send military aid to rebels in eastern Ukraine.

U.S. officials said Strelkov is considered a leading pro-Russian rebel who is undermining stability as part of a major Russian covert action program in Ukraine.
Officials said Girkin is a GRU colonel who was first identified by the Ukrainian SBU intelligence service. Girkin traveled to the Crimea in February and traveled to Donetsk in April. While in the Crimea he was a military adviser to Sergei Aksenov, the current head of Russian-occupied Crimea. Gerz/FreeBeacon/20June2014
This isn't a secret since the Ukranians are trumpeting it. I'm simply sharing it here as a matter of passing interest. 
Glavnoye Razvedyvatel'noye Upravleniye (GRU) - Russian Military Intelligence, should not be confused with Sluzhba Vneshney Razvedki or SVR, which is the Russian Republic's principal external intelligence service, and successor to the Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti or KGB.


Syrian Chem

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced that the final 8% of Syria's declared chemical weapons and precursors had been loaded on to a Danish freighter. With this shipment, all of Syria's declared chemical weapons and precursors have been removed or destroyed. Syria had one of the largest chemical weapons inventories in the world. Its destruction is an important accomplishment, if only to ensure that terrorists can't capture the weapons and precursors.

ISIL (update)

After ten days of fighting, fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) now control the oil refinery at Baiji. They are reported to have told Sunni tribal leaders in the area to keep it operating and supplying gasoline to ISIL fighters. Nearly every major town in the Sunni areas of Iraq is no longer responsive to the central government. The window for political reform to have an effect on the security situation has closed

By the end of the week, ISIL and its Sunni allies should be in a position to begin attacking Baghdad from multiple directions, should they so decide.

Washington Redskins

The team can keep its name. All that it must do is exchange the iconic American Indian that has been its logo since the team's inception. Replacing the "Indian Head" with a red skinned potato should please liberals and the 'progressive left'.

(h/t Daletoons)

What's not to love about a vegetable that can be served French Fried, mashed, boiled, scalloped, roasted, etc? The lovable red skinned potato - very progressive.