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Paul Larkin

Chroniclers are privileged to enter where they list, to come and go through keyholes, to ride upon the wind, to overcome in their soarings up and down, all obstacles of distance, time and place.
Charles Dickens - Barnaby Rudge, Chapter The Ninth

Our Government leaders and North Korean Tyrants

Some of our country's political leaders once supported the personality cult state of North Korea and its tyrant Kim Il Sung.

(Page references to Brian Hanley's and Scott Millar's The Lost Revolution, refer to the large format Penguin Ireland edition of 2009)

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Kim Jong Il before his untimely death

Irish newspapers and online news outlets are all full of reports about the death yesterday of the North Korean potentate Kim Jong Il. What they are not saying however is that many of our present day political leaders and journalists here in Ireland saw ultra Stalinist North Korea as a society that should be supported. I am not making this up.
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