A national meeting took place at the April 25 House of Culture Friday to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the election of General Secretary Kim Jong Il as chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission. [...]Will they be happy when he finally kicks the ol' Juche bucket, or does all the brainwashing actually work?
Kim Jong Il perfectly solved the issue of political mode and structural system of the state on the principle of putting main emphasis on national defence reflecting the situation prevailing in the country and the requirements of the Korean revolution. This constitutes a great exploit performed by him as he provided an all-powerful treasured sword for winning a shining victory in the defence of the socialist country and the anti-imperialist, anti-U.S. struggle and strengthening and developing the DPRK and accomplishing the socialist cause.
The sacred chronicle of the DPRK adorned with victory and glory goes to clearly prove that the Songun political mode and the state structural system on the principle of putting main emphasis on national defence provide a sure guarantee for protecting the socialist system and the destiny of the people, eternally glorifying the country as the state of Kim Il Sung and completing the Korean revolution with arms to the last.
The whole country is closely united as a community linked with the common destiny of the whole party, army and all people with the spirit of devotedly defending the leader as the core. This single-minded unity serves as the source of inexhaustible strength of Songun Korea demonstrating as an invincible politico-ideological power and a powerful driving force for building a thriving nation.
The reporter called on all the service persons and people to confidently advance along the road of victory indicated by him, bearing deep in mind the honor and happiness of carving out the new chronicle of building a thriving nation and winning the victory of revolutionary cause of Juche under the leadership of Kim Jong Il, the center of unity for the Songun revolution and the center of idea and leadership. [...]
Saturday, April 09, 2011
A little Juche swill
Having to take stuff like the following seriously is probably worse than the constant food-shortages that ordinary North Koreans have to deal with: