Kim Jong Un Brags of Purging ‘Factionalist Filth’

Thirty-year-old despot clearly refers to the Dec. 12 execution of influential uncle Jang Song Thaek in New Year message to the people

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a speech during his New Year address in this undated photo, released by Kyodo Jan. 1, 2014.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged “unity” in his New Year message to the people, just weeks after purging his influential uncle.

The 30-year-old despot clearly referred to the Dec. 12 execution of Jang Song Thaek, widely considered the second most powerful figure in the hermit nation, when he boasted of eliminating “factionalist filth.”

Kim seems to be consolidating power two years after the death of his father, Kim Jong Il. He has vowed to continue his nation’s nuclear weapons program, the root of punitive economic sanctions in the West, amid heightening tensions with U.S. ally South Korea.

[AP]

8 comments
Ocsicnarf
Ocsicnarf

I've read that he killed his uncle with many hungry dogs. Is it true? Can a monster like this govern a country?

blufer
blufer

This dictator has, undoubtedly, inherited the genes of his father and grand-father....and mental disorder are the most prominent.


Onepatriot
Onepatriot

Not to worry.  We'll just send Dennis Rodman over to reason with his "friend". 

Seriously, it's unfortunate, but we'll have to rely on the Chinese to keep the reins on this regime.  That's kind of a scary thing to admit but apparently they get a lot of support from them which is how they exist.  

jefforsythe9
jefforsythe9

Recently I viewed a documentary where a young N Korean man, who escaped to S Korea, told his story how he was born in a slave camp. At fourteen, he heard his mother and older brother discussing an escape and told on them. A few days later  he was escorted to the courtyard to witness his mother's and brother's execution. This is N Korea today. On the other hand, the Chinese Communist Party has treated its people exactly like this since 1949 and is still doing so.
People living in the West have not been allowed to know the truth
concerning the brutal Chinese Communist Party. It is a blood-thirsty
cult that has murdered over fifty million of its own people since 1949
and if it was not for the strength of the American military, it would
have eliminated Western civilization years ago. But because of
insatiable human greed the true nature of this evil Party has never been
  exposed to us in the West. Just keep shopping.

BorisIII
BorisIII

There only unified because the military will kill you if you do not seem unified.

ArupDas
ArupDas

The people of South Korea - rise and invade north korea and bring to justice the monster Kim jong un for mass murder and killing his own uncle.

ArupDas
ArupDas

Kim Jong Un the international criminal and mass murderer and his uncle killer should be tried by the international court of justice.