So, let's review.Countries have been knocking together armies to essentially expand their borders, accrue wealth and increase the population of slaves forever. We fight over who God is, what his name is and what we're supposed to be doing about it and we sure as hell ain't gonna take any crap off THOSE motherf*ckers with that cheap, tin plated god. Nosiree. We fight over which book by which egghead that we never read is the one true way to run the world that will one day call us back to the dust, and we still can't run it. And I mean, this is our best idea to date after thousands of years of "Dang, I guess that didn't work" to learn better.Every so often there's a huge clusterf*ck of a war and millions of people snuff it. Moms and dads, babies, mostly poor people because poor people are the source of all wealth and labor. Why yes, Alanis. It is. So we knock together flags and keep advancing technology and finding more effective hardware to wipe each other off the face of the earth, and we end up being led by people with goofy moustaches, failed B actors, guys in stupid hats and robes and squinty little f*cks who look like overfed guinea pigs and we rush out to play in traffic to defend their bad ideas and make sure no wealth is moved from our desk to the other guys desk. Because we're patriots, bah gawd. And the same Kool Aid with a different label from a different area of the map gets dispensed daily for a lot of reasons that nobody can quite put their finger on, but hey, if it's war they want!So, essentially, ours is a history of user application error, unmitigated greed, addlepated old men, soaked with hubris and narcissism playing chess with our asses. And some of the most well crafted machinery of destruction you've ever seen. And we are quite certain that after every single genocide fandango, that the last man standing has changed the world. And nothing changes. And we get new doodads, and food is more available and somebody comes up with a cure for something that nobody can afford to be cured of. And the fat old men lick their wounds and put on their best macaroni hat and uniform and count the loot and bury the fallen and we call this "the way it is". And we haven't learned sh*t. And we teach our kids to celebrate this. And then we wonder why nothing gets better.
Greywar: Actually here is my prediction. They're going to go a bit further. They WILL execute a military strike and try to kill a few people. Maybe sink a ship like last time. Not enough to kick off a war, but enough that they can try and force people to take them to the negotiating table.From there..who knows. This is the sort of thing that can get DRASTICALLY out of hand. so it could stop there, go for the retaliation strike and stop, OR...they get nailed to the wall bad.If they actually launch on a united states city such as Honolulu....that would be a truly truly bad idea. Seriously bad idea, and they may not realize how bad of an idea, thinking it would be something along the line of sinking the south Korean ship like they did a couple years ago.So my bet...60% they try and escalate just a tiny bit (ie shoot up a patrol boat level, or fire some artilary on South Korean military forces on the border) to try and go to the table and negotiate from what they will think is a position of strength, 40% it all quiets down and is nothing.Now for REAL fun..and paranoia....What if China has secretly provided them with some state of the art weapons, and Korea uses those to launch accurate attacks on a US mainland city? Good way for China to see what our defenses are really like, and then China can step in and try and negotiate it down, with the hint that they will step in and defend Korea again? Maybe just with their navy? This way lies madness....but the paranoid part of me wonders...what if?
Ima10urin8: The fat boy is shooting asimuth angles for his cannonball artillery to hit drones
WhoopAssWayne: I know the liberals rolled up their war protest banners the very day Obama became president
RobertBruce: Are the stories about their huge conventional arsenal of artillery aimed south even partially true?
schoolbread: hmmm, anyone think this is legit?
MelGoesOnTour: My guess is that NK will release a statement saying something to the effect of "The US and South Korea have ceased their hostilities due to our mightiness" and then go back to being weirdo's as usual.It's scary to think that the populace an ENTIRE FARKING COUNTRY can be brainwashed into believing shiat like that.
TexasPeace: Austin? They want to bomb Austin?
teenage mutant ninja rapist: Mock26: Hey Limp Dick, you do not have the farking balls to attack South Korea and the American troops stationed there. You are just a scared little boy. So go ahead and posture all you want, because the rest of the world laughs at your idiotic, pathetic displays. And, more importantly, they laugh at you. In fact, here is a picture I made a while back, one where I am completely mocking you!Im startitng to wounder if mabey just mabey that chubby little twat reads fark. I mean he sure seems pissed off.Is it possible were the ones behind it all?
Mock26: Hey Limp Dick, you do not have the farking balls to attack South Korea and the American troops stationed there. You are just a scared little boy. So go ahead and posture all you want, because the rest of the world laughs at your idiotic, pathetic displays. And, more importantly, they laugh at you. In fact, here is a picture I made a while back, one where I am completely mocking you!
Infernalist: It takes a lot of prep time to get your people ready and positioned, your vehicles fueled and positioned..
Deep Contact: Wonder what this diversion is for?New boogy man needed.Seal team 6 members keep dieing.Economic meltdown coming soon.Increased defense spending.Distraction from expensive vacations of president and vice president.Billions of rounds for Homeland Security. Enough to kill us 5 times.
simrobert2001: SO, how long do you think the war would actually last? A few minutes?
FinFangFark: I know it has no relevance to the conversation, but all this N. Korea jibber jabber suddenly has me hungry for some good Pho.Whatsupwiththat?
scottydoesntknow: tinyarena: RobertBruce: Are the stories about their huge conventional arsenal of artillery aimed south even partially true?Well, let's look at the choices here. Either they are master magicians, and world hide and seek champions,,,or[blogs.scientificamerican.com image 220x300]That's a photo of lights and energy. That's why Pyongyang is the sole bright source. You don't need either for conventional weaponry and they do have a lot.
Hagbardr: SBinRR: Does this mean that Ann Margret's not coming?She's not even breathing heavy.
wantingout: Its funny that every time economic doom seems imminent, another country comes along that needs invadin'.
SBinRR: Does this mean that Ann Margret's not coming?
Oldiron_79: doyner: Kanemano: Mrtraveler01: Oldiron_79: Well they listed Austin, TX in thier top 5 targets, so apparantly lil Kim hates hipsters.Is there a citation/list for this? I would love to see what his other "targets" are.The usual east coast cities, plus that damn Austin.[i.telegraph.co.uk image 625x389]They must know that once they take out Austin the US will have no reason to allow Texas to stay in the union any more.The rest of the red states might be eager to Join the Republic of Texas if it left.
Civil_War2_Time: doyner: Silverstaff: doyner: So where are all the war-eager Neocons in all of this?Oh, right. Israel couldn't care less so neither could they.Well, that and the fact there isn't a whole lot of oil in the Korean peninsula.Oil is just a side effect--the Neocons care ONLY about waging Israel's wars for them. And yes, I have studied it out.Have you really studied it out?Neocons hate liberals, and almost every Jew in DC is a very liberal Democrat. So, what you're saying is that they are actually on the same team?Mind. Blown.
doyner: simrobert2001: SO, how long do you think the war would actually last? A few minutes?It would be a weird pseudo-war for a while as both China and South Korea try to keep all those war-ravaged, hungry, and brainwashed refugees out of their countries.
Kanemano: Mrtraveler01: Oldiron_79: Well they listed Austin, TX in thier top 5 targets, so apparantly lil Kim hates hipsters.Is there a citation/list for this? I would love to see what his other "targets" are.The usual east coast cities, plus that damn Austin.[i.telegraph.co.uk image 625x389]
ClavellBCMI: Best Korea is at war with Better Korea. They have *always* been at war with Better Korea (at least, since 1950). The temporary lull in actual shooting at each other full-time has only existed since the US got the UN (minus China, which was absent for the vote in the Security Council) to kick their asses and forced them to sign an armistice in 1953. Kim Jong-Un can't count on Chinese "volunteers" to bail his ass out this time.
Silverstaff: doyner: So where are all the war-eager Neocons in all of this?Oh, right. Israel couldn't care less so neither could they.Well, that and the fact there isn't a whole lot of oil in the Korean peninsula.
Rwa2play: AppleOptionEsc: Oh boy-oh-boy. I can't wait for the Russia-China-USA dick waving contest on seeing who wants to "keep the peace" more and betterer.That's the joke (I think): Russia doesn't really care what happens to Best Korea, China's just about washed their hands of them and the US pretty much has it outgunned. So...rattling the saber isn't doing much.
GAT_00: I'm starting to think they might mean it this time.
AppleOptionEsc: Oh boy-oh-boy. I can't wait for the Russia-China-USA dick waving contest on seeing who wants to "keep the peace" more and betterer.
doyner: So where are all the war-eager Neocons in all of this?Oh, right. Israel couldn't care less so neither could they.
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