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Kim Il Jong will go when he feels like going

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by slappy4428, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    But it might be sooner than he thinks...

    US officials think Kim Jong Il may be sick

    By PAMELA HESS and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press Writer 10 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON - Intelligence officials are watching signs that North Korea's unpredictable dictator Kim Jong Il may be gravely ill.

    Incapacity of the man North Koreans call the "Dear Leader" would have serious implications for the international effort to get North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons.

    There was no sign of Kim at a parade and celebration Tuesday marking the 60th anniversary of North Korea's founding, and the country's state media was silent about his absence. His last reported public appearance was in mid-August.

    "There is reason to believe Kim Jong Il has suffered a serious health setback, possibly a stroke," a Western intelligence official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to describe sensitive intelligence gathering.

  2. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    If, as the story states, power would be handed over to a family member or a military leader, I wouldn't expect too much to change, sadly.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Might have a better golf game, tho.
  4. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    He had a stroke after failing to make the usual 12 holes-in-one during his last round.
  5. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    Kim Jong Il won the last Texas Hold 'Em tournament he played, easily sweeping the 100-person field with 99 royal flushes.
  6. Birdscribe

    Birdscribe Active Member

    Didn't he once win a game of Connect Four in three moves? (cribbling liberally from Jack Bauer).

    When KJI finally goes, I imagine a headline like the following Onion hed on Lenin's death in January, 1924....

    Brain parts shut down like proletarian workers laying down tools to paralyze bourgeois factory owner. Cerebral hemorrhage of Glorious Red Blood declared 'heroic victory for the communist vanguard'
  7. markvid

    markvid Guest

    KJI was at the parade, but he was propped up like Weekend at Bernie's.
  8. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Kim Jong Il suffered the stroke after fighting — and defeating — North Korea's top 350 heavyweight boxers in one day.
  9. bueller

    bueller Member

    Are we sure these guys didn't strike?

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  10. westcoastvol

    westcoastvol Active Member

    Here's a headline:

    North Korean Dictator Il'in.
  11. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Kim Jong Il's tears cure cancer.
    Kim Jong Il doesn't cry.
  12. BYH

    BYH Active Member

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