North Korea Keeps Testing Obama, will he fail?

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North Korea Keeps Testing Obama, will he fail?

Well here is another test for our pres­i­dent:

Thick plumes of black smoke were ris­ing from a South Korean island on Tues­day after­noon after an unex­pected attack by North Korea, killing sev­eral people.

The attack began around 2.30 p.m. local time when North Korea fired more than 200 artillery shells near the South Korean island of Yeon­pyeong, which has a pop­u­la­tion of nearly 1,200. As many as 70 houses were reported to be on fire, send­ing huge plumes of black smoke into the air.

The Korean Broad­cast­ing Sys­tem (KBS) reported that at least sev­eral peo­ple had been killed in the attack, while the South Korean Yon­hap news agency reported that at least 14 South Korean sol­diers had been injured, includ­ing four who were seri­ously injured. At least four civil­ians were also injured.

Seoul con­firmed it responded with artillery fire and scram­bled F-​16 fighter jets to respond to the sud­den attack, which comes days after North Korea unveiled a vast new facil­ity it secretly and rapidly built to enrich uranium.

Let me explain how you respond: YOU SHOOT BACK!

As long as you let NK shoot at you and don’t shoot back, they have a license to shoot at you.

Is there a dan­ger of a full scale war? Yes, and the result of said war. The destruc­tion of North Korea and NK knows it. This is a lit­tle dic­ta­tor­ship, they aren’t look­ing for a war, they are look­ing for a pay­out, but if they can squeeze SK they will.

And appar­ently South Korea gets it:

South Korea says it has returned fire after North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at one of its bor­der islands, killing two marines.

The South’s mil­i­tary was placed on its high­est non-​wartime alert after the shells landed on Yeon­pyeong island.

The North said it did not fire first in the inci­dent. Two South Korean marines and four civil­ians were also injured.

Sure and the North Kore­ans are feed­ing their own peo­ple fine too.

Lib­erty Pun­dits has an inter­est­ing opin­ion:

OK, so on Octo­ber 13, 2010, North Korea unveiled their new mis­sile with launch­ing plat­form for sub­ma­rine launched mis­siles. On Novem­ber 4, 2010, the Mil­i­tary Chief of the North Korean mil­i­tary arrives in Cuba for a meet­ing. On Novem­ber 8, 2010, a still-​unidentified mis­sile was launched from a sub­ma­rine at rush hour off the coast of LA, and given all the “cargo ships” from North Korea that have been vis­it­ing Cuba this year…well, do I really need to fin­ish that thought? Then, 4 days ago, NK revealed that they were doing what every­one with a pulse knew they were doing: mak­ing poten­tial weapons grade plu­to­nium from a nuclear plant. And today, they sent 200 mis­siles to the South Korean Island Yeonppey­ong, killing sev­eral people.

200 mis­siles.

They got away with an act of war off our west coast…of course they feel entirely com­fort­able going after North Korea! And Japan…you’re on their list too.

Well Pres­i­dent Obama, you wanted this job, what are you going to do about it?

Update: PJM gets to the heart of the mat­ter:

In March of this year, the South Korean Pohang-​class corvette was tor­pe­doed by a North Korean sub­ma­rine. Hillary Clin­ton responded by sternly warned North Korea that it would face consequences.

In warn­ing Pyongyang, Sec­re­tary of State Clin­ton aimed to send a “clear mes­sage” to North Korea. “We can­not allow this attack on South Korea to unan­swered by the Inter­na­tional Com­mu­nity”. What­ever the mes­sage sent was, it didn’t deter North Korea from this lat­est attack. But don’t worry. The odds are that Sec­re­tary Clin­ton is con­sult­ing with allies to deter­mine how to engage Pyongyang so that this doesn’t hap­pen again, at least not in the next few months.

As a famous sea cap­tion once said: “Cring­ing to these fel­lows will never do!”

Well here is another test for our president:

Thick plumes of black smoke were rising from a South Korean island on Tuesday afternoon after an unexpected attack by North Korea, killing several people.

The attack began around 2.30 p.m. local time when North Korea fired more than 200 artillery shells near the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, which has a population of nearly 1,200. As many as 70 houses were reported to be on fire, sending huge plumes of black smoke into the air.

The Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) reported that at least several people had been killed in the attack, while the South Korean Yonhap news agency reported that at least 14 South Korean soldiers had been injured, including four who were seriously injured. At least four civilians were also injured.

Seoul confirmed it responded with artillery fire and scrambled F-16 fighter jets to respond to the sudden attack, which comes days after North Korea unveiled a vast new facility it secretly and rapidly built to enrich uranium.

Let me explain how you respond: YOU SHOOT BACK!

As long as you let NK shoot at you and don’t shoot back, they have a license to shoot at you.

Is there a danger of a full scale war? Yes, and the result of said war. The destruction of North Korea and NK knows it. This is a little dictatorship, they aren’t looking for a war, they are looking for a payout, but if they can squeeze SK they will.

And apparently South Korea gets it:

South Korea says it has returned fire after North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells at one of its border islands, killing two marines.

The South’s military was placed on its highest non-wartime alert after the shells landed on Yeonpyeong island.

The North said it did not fire first in the incident. Two South Korean marines and four civilians were also injured.

Sure and the North Koreans are feeding their own people fine too.

Liberty Pundits has an interesting opinion:

OK, so on October 13, 2010, North Korea unveiled their new missile with launching platform for submarine launched missiles. On November 4, 2010, the Military Chief of the North Korean military arrives in Cuba for a meeting. On November 8, 2010, a still-unidentified missile was launched from a submarine at rush hour off the coast of LA, and given all the “cargo ships” from North Korea that have been visiting Cuba this year…well, do I really need to finish that thought? Then, 4 days ago, NK revealed that they were doing what everyone with a pulse knew they were doing: making potential weapons grade plutonium from a nuclear plant. And today, they sent 200 missiles to the South Korean Island Yeonppeyong, killing several people.

200 missiles.

They got away with an act of war off our west coast…of course they feel entirely comfortable going after North Korea! And Japan…you’re on their list too.

Well President Obama, you wanted this job, what are you going to do about it?

Update: PJM gets to the heart of the matter:

In March of this year, the South Korean Pohang-class corvette was torpedoed by a North Korean submarine. Hillary Clinton responded by sternly warned North Korea that it would face consequences.

In warning Pyongyang, Secretary of State Clinton aimed to send a “clear message” to North Korea. “We cannot allow this attack on South Korea to unanswered by the International Community”. Whatever the message sent was, it didn’t deter North Korea from this latest attack. But don’t worry. The odds are that Secretary Clinton is consulting with allies to determine how to engage Pyongyang so that this doesn’t happen again, at least not in the next few months.

As a famous sea caption once said: “Cringing to these fellows will never do!”