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Nobody For President's picture

Banzai has been hacked?

Daily Mail reports "Hackers take control of North Korea's official Twitter and Flickr accounts and brand Kim Jong Un a pig -

and they post to the N Korea Flicker page a picture of dear leader as a pig with a mickey mouse tattoo and ...

oh fuck, wait!

I have seen that picture.

It does not seem to have any attribution, maybe because it was posted by 'anonymous'.


geekgrrl's picture

I think Kim Jong Un just needs to dance with Matt!

Au's picture

You've outdone yourself with Keynes + Bernake image. Interesting on so many levels. Kudos.

ShakaZulu's picture

The real Harry Carey:


Taking bets now.  Which comes first?  The Cubs in the World Series, DPRK in WW3, or the Messiah in Jerusalem?  Three strikes and you're out!

Lord Blankcheck's picture

Cubbies in 2015 according to "Back to The Future II".

War drums are already beating and 2014 is the year for the war cycle according to Armstrong Economics ECM model.

The sacred box(tv) is the Messiah!


ShakaZulu's picture

Any living Cubs fan will take "2015" with delirious gratefulness!

Bearwagon's picture

Soon, pitiful worms! Soon I will rule, and your lives will have their doneness setting turned to ... darkest! ... Again!

Angus McHugepenis's picture

Now that is mind-blowingly funny! What you guys don't realize is the pic of KJ is actually a candid shot of his pubic area.

Banzai, doesn't Kim Junk's older brother live in HK and spend all his time and the poor peoples money gambling in all the HK casinos? I seem to recall reading about that a year or so ago (Edit: before the old man died). The older brother did an interview with some news rag about which son would take over.

By the way, if you can make a good print of the above, sign me up. I'm a buyer...

Peter Pan's picture

I think this has got to be the funniest/saddest image of the year.

Incredible image and you WB7 have an incredible mind.

williambanzai7's picture

That was sent to me  by an alert reader. But it fits right in with this discussion.

I would visually construct the same idea differently. Drones would certainly be involved.

Peter Pan's picture

One thing is for sure. The North Koreans having a bomb has made everyone else more respectful and less interfering. Is it any wonder Iran might want to achieve the same outcome?


kchrisc's picture

What, no Gangnam Style refrences Will?!                hujel

williambanzai7's picture

I beat that meme to death.

the grateful unemployed's picture

i always wonder what China would think of the United States if Mexico had nuclear weapons they could fire across the Pacific, and they were constantly threatening China?

The Shootist's picture

Oh mang, that bottom one is priceless. Keynes and Bernanke, divine rule.

Ocean22's picture

Military–industrial complex, or military–industrial–congressional complex

The perpetual war continues.

Goldilocks's picture

Abba - Dancing Queen (3:52)

ABBA - Money Money Money (Abba-dabba-doo) (3:10)

Abba - Super Trouper (4:12)

news printer's picture


some time ago, I saw this film about Kim Jong Il's cook - Kenji Fujimoto, he was narrator in the film anyway Kenji said that when Kim watched Nicolae Ceau?escu shot dead along with his wife, he; they realized; the need of developing their own Fat Boy as an insurance. More or less.

MOURNING THE DEAR LEADER photo is effect of brainwashing and survival instinct. They realize that, if they don't weep loud enough, may loose something                                                            
williambanzai7's picture

I have to see if I can find that film. Kim Jr is relatively new to the game. He has less to worry about than the old man did. Although family vendettas are always a concern.

He could move to an Island fortress like Jamie Dimon.

news printer's picture

I'm still looking for this film, and It wasn't Kim Jong Il's cook, but one of his ex-bodyguards Lee Young-guk or Lee Young Kuk; the same guy.

So the cook is innocent.  <--  search for word Romania 

cifo's picture

William, you have become a persona-non-grata in North Korea.

williambanzai7's picture

I'm not concerned. You don't hear me advocating war with North Korea.
I'm posing the question that the MSM does not want to ask.

The simple question is why do we have this situation?

The MSM is much happier covering the circus of basketball stars and tech entrepreneurs pretending to be diplomats.

I know several people who have been up there on friendship delegations. The description I hear is yes it is a weird Potemkin village, but the people are not all the evil bogeymen we all constantly hear about in the news.

Yes there are kooks up there in high places. But aren't there everywhere?

And I just don't see North Korea as any more or less confounding than all of the other nut case cult regimes that have fallen all over the world.

The powers of the world are happy with a North Korea that is quietly suffering. That is why it is constantly going to the brink to garner world attention.

Think about it. Do they really expect everyone else to convert to Kim Jongism or do they want a piece of the action?

Just as a humorous aside. You hear about how all the visitors are monitored and bugged 24/7 as if that is some indication of the vile nature of the regime. Big fucking deal. It's a joke. Everyone knows their hotel rooms are bugged just as was the case all over Central and Eastern Europe even after the Wall fell and certainly continues to be the case in the good old USA today.

Angus McHugepenis's picture

North Korea is the new BitCoin of geopolitics.

Banzai, don't ever set foot in NK after posting the Jodi Foster version of Kimmy Junk Illness.

williambanzai7's picture

That's a flattering image compared to my other masterpieces of visual mayhem.

Washington, Frankfurt and lower Manhattan is where I should steer clear.

SamAdams's picture

might choose to avoid areas of Is-ra-el as well ;-)

nasa's picture

NK has been known to do international deliveries.  Just sayin... 

gina distrusts gov's picture

Just to be irksome

what countries  now being assaulted or on the shortlist are not part of the Rothchild banking emporium

SmittyinLA's picture

I think Kim Jody was a bridge too far 

Clowns on Acid's picture

You are bereft of an imagination. NamGang style...beetch...

williambanzai7's picture

I have seen what lies beyond the bridge. Trust me, we are not there yet.

ShakaZulu's picture

And something in the back of my brain tells me we do not want to go there EVER!

williambanzai7's picture

But we will go if we have to.

Forty Six and 2's picture

Why doesn't Obama and Biden simply diffuse the whole situation by going over there for a diplomatic mission?

Biden can demo how all Kim really needs to protect himself and his country is a shotgun with 00 Buck, and afterwards Obama can teach Kim to make Free Throws.

KickIce's picture

They would just use the bricks for additional military installations.

Quantum Nucleonics's picture

They'll get to that part.  If you have not seen this movie before, the next part is where we send diplomats to negotiate.  They walk out with promises of love and peace from Kim in exchange for the low, low price of a couple tankers of oil and a couple million pounds of rice.

YHC-FTSE's picture

That certainly has happened before, and the most likely outcome. You should be getting a hundred +s for your post, but with the reserve currency on the verge of collapse, the Euro, Yen, and Sterling in a debt spiral, and the global finance houses about to go tits up in a whirl of derivatives, NK just might be Krugman's wet dream for WWIII, infinite distraction,  and infinite QE.

One thing the msm doesn't mention, since it likes to play selective amnesia with the sheep, is the fact that throughout 2010-2011 the NKs asked, even demanded a peace treaty with the USA as a condition for decommissioning their nuclear capabilities.  To which the US basically told them to go fuck themselves, diplomatically. Hence the present situation. 

IamtheREALmario's picture

Obum-dum and Kim should meet in a neutral country, such as Hawaii for some big thick steaks and a scotch.

Problems solved ... as long as O doesn't want a goodnight kiss.

Fix It Again Timmy's picture

How can a largely rural population be on the verge of starvation unless they are totally inept at argriculture or are constantly beset by plagues/insects that devastate their crops?  I understand that in the Ukraine in the 1920-30s starvation was widespread, parents ate their children, but this was entirely caused by Stalin's policies to wipeout private agricultural land owners so he could collectivize the farms.

williambanzai7's picture

Start by taking all the strong young rural males and conscripting them into a grossly oversized military.

Zer0head's picture

"How can a largely rural population be on the verge of starvation unless they are totally inept"


FixIt - How dare you challenge the MSM meme of NK as a backwards starving blacked-out desolation everyone knows NK is country that is a cult without electricity, food or the basics that even a third world country would have.  NK is a backwards agrarian wasteland with an illiterate peasantry living as if in the dark ages - nuclear capabilities notwithstanding.

Forty Six and 2's picture

So Waldo has been hiding out in the N Korean army run by Lil' Kim. No wonder no body could find him.

shovelhead's picture

Just as well.

Those nukes are just getting dusty sitting in Nebraska.

I say we dust off a few.

Let's give them something to talk about.

The Heart's picture

Holy cactus piss! If that was hanging around here on a street corner, the first instinct would be to run for your life. Yikes!


Vince Clortho's picture

North Korea / Iran  Media Frenzy has three primary objectives.

1.  Condition the Sheeple to the necessity of the upcoming economic/military actions against these countries.

2.  Reinforce the notion of terrorist state extremism that will require the sacrifice of more personal freedom.

3.  Direct attention away from the Central Bankstas pillaging, and the crumbling Fiat-Ponzi scheme.

Syria also serves a similar purpose.


No need to focus on Cyprus / Inflation / Rampant Printing / Eurozone Economic Crumbling ...

Nothing to see here, Move on!