There will be no change in North Korea

When a dictator dies, many expect radical changes to come, not in North Korea.   According to the Associated Press, North Korea warned it’s bitter rival South Korea and the rest of the world not to expect any changes after the death of their great leader Kim Jong Il.    His young son, now the new principal, was given the title of “Great Leader”, one of the many carried by his late father.   They were very threatening with their statements, saying that they will not deal with the traitors in the south, and wouldn’t change despite what many think, including the puppets at Seoul.

They did offer a bit of hope, stating that they would push hard for toward the path of improved relations.   Seoul also said in the recent months that they would be more flexible with the north.   The question now lies in the capabilities of the limited Kim Jong Un, who’s experience and age leave doubts of weather he is able to lead a nation that has dealt with problems including a Nuclear Program, food shortage and economic struggle.

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In the footage, Tatyana Limanova, an award-winning senior newsreader at the channel, can be seen briskly reading out an item about how Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has just assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Asia Pacific Cooperation organisation.

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Robert Kennedy, Jr.’s ‘Green’ Company Scored $1.4 Billion Taxpayer Bailout

President John F. Kennedy’s nephew, Robert Kennedy, Jr., netted a $1.4 billion bailout for his company, BrightSource, through a loan guarantee issued by a former employee-turned Department of Energy official.

The details of how BrightSource managed to land its ten-figure taxpayer bailout have yet to emerge fully. However, one clue might be found in the person of Sanjay Wagle.

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Joe the Plumber: “I’m running”

The 2008 presidential campaign media sensation known as “Joe the Plumber” announced Tuesday evening in a Hungarian restaurant in Toledo, Ohio, that he is running for Congress.

Samuel “Joe the Plumber” Wurzelbacher said he will make the bid as a Republican in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District, a seat that currently being contested by Democrats Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) and Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) due to redistricting.

“Politicians keep playing politics with our lives. I’m sick and tired of it. I thought long and hard about running and why I would do it,” said Wurzelbacher, according to a video of his announcement on YouTube. “I’m not the kind of plumber who uses duct tape.”

The newly announced candidate said he intends to harness the fame that came his way after the media captured him confronting then-candidate Barack Obama on the 2008 presidential campaign trail.

Personally, I love this. Everyone can exploit their 15 minutes of fame.

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