North Korea accuses Obama of nuclear war plot

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via Breitbart

North Korea has accused US President Barack Obama of plotting a nuclear war on the communist nation by reaffirming a US assurance of security for South Korea, the North’s state media said.

In a first official response to last week’s US-South Korean summit, the state-run weekly Tongil Sinbo said in its Saturday edition Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak “are trying to ignite a nuclear war”.

“The US-touted provision of ‘extended deterrence, including a nuclear umbrella’ (for South Korea) is nothing but ‘a nuclear war plan,'” Tongil Sinbo said.

It said it wasn’t a coincidence that the United States has brought “nuclear equipment into South Korea and its surroundings and staged massive war drills every day to look for a chance to invade North Korea.”

Pyongyang has created weeks of tension by conducting a second nuclear test and test-firing missiles.

At a summit with Lee in Washington Wednesday, Obama warned that North Korea is a “grave threat” and vowed to defend South Korea.

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[video] Obama Seeks to Abolish World’s Nukes

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PRAGUE (April 5) – Declaring the future of mankind at stake, President Barack Obama on Sunday said all nations must strive to rid the world of nuclear arms and that the U.S. had a “moral responsibility” to lead because no other country has used one.  A North Korean rocket launch upstaged Obama’s idealistic call to action, delivered in the capital of the Czech Republic, a former satellite of the Soviet Union.

But Obama dismissed those who say the spread of nuclear weapons, “the most dangerous legacy of the Cold War,” cannot be checked.This goal will not be reached quickly — perhaps not in my lifetime,” he told a cheering crowd of more than 20,000 in the historic square outside the Prague Castle gates. We “must ignore the voices who tell us that the world cannot change. We have to insist, ‘Yes, we can.'”

Few experts think it’s possible to completely eradicate nuclear weapons, and many say it wouldn’t be a good idea even if it could be done. Even backward nations such as North Korea have shown they can develop bombs, given enough time.But a program to drastically cut the world atomic arsenal carries support from scientists and lions of the foreign policy world. Obama embraced that step as his first goal and chose as the venue for his address a nation that peacefully threw off communism and helped topple the Soviet Union, despite its nuclear power.  Continue reading

North Korea Calls US Bluff, Launches Rocket

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via BBC

North Korea has defied international warnings and gone ahead with a controversial rocket launch.

State media said North Korea had succeeded in putting a satellite into orbit after the 0230GMT launch.

There has been no independent confirmation so far. North Korea’s neighbours suspect the launch was a cover for a long-range missile test.

They strongly condemned the launch. The US president told Pyongyang to “refrain from further provocative actions”.

North Korea had “ignored its international obligations, rejected unequivocal calls for restraint, and further isolated itself from the community of nations”, Barack Obama said in a written statement.

Japan called the move “extremely regrettable”, while South Korea said it constituted a clear breach of a United Nations resolution.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said North Korea’s actions were not conducive to regional stability, as did the European Union. China and Russia both called on all sides to act with restraint. Continue reading

Luxury Designers Debut Blinged Out Gas Masks

Fashion is a reflection of popular culture or vice versa depending on who you ask. So it should come as no surprise, with war and “global warming” on the public’s conscious, that fashion would integrate themselves with something as tragic as WAR. Iran and North Korea got you spooked out about their nuclear plans?

Never fret, now you can fear in style thanks to Gucci and Louis Vuitton. At the Luxury Show 2008 in Bucharest the designers debuted “blinged” out gas masks. The artist responsible for designing these masks shared his philosophy about the necessity of capitalizing off of FEAR. Check em him out:

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