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    TV Journalist's Laura Ling and Euna Lee Pardoned!

    Mods - I looked for a thread about this topic before I started a new one - Only found one in the parking lot...Please merge (delelte) if needed.

    I am so excited about the new these 2 Journalists have been released!!!

    I must also say that Bill Clinton still has it!!


    http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapc...rss_topstories

    With the news we are about it get from Idaho, I thought we could all use some good news.
    Last edited by Thrs0806; 08-04-2009 at 04:37 PM. Reason: spelling

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    Wonderful news!!!2 U.S. journalists will be freed

    N. Korea says 2 U.S. journalists will be freed

    Announcement of pardon comes after Bill Clinton meets with Kim Jong Il

    msnbc.com news services
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    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has pardoned two jailed American journalists and ordered their release following an unannounced meeting with former President Bill Clinton, the North's state media said early Wednesday.
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32277010...fic/?GT1=43001

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    Yes, I woke up to that news this morning, and posted it on the PP.

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WOMEN, THEIR FAMILIES, AND TO BILL CLINTON FOR NEGOTIATING THIS!!!

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    Isn't that great! - looks like there are two threads on this.

    I agree; Clinton is cool.

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    Looks like we were both posting the news at the same time! I just posted this too... Maybe the mods can combine the threads.

    It is wonderful news. We don't get to talk about alot of good news here on WS's.
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    Thank goodness! They and their families must be so happy and relieved.

    I've never liked Bill Clinton, but I sure give him props for having the courage to go to North Korea and get this done.

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    I'm happy that these girls are coming home to their families,BUT they had no business being there in the first place.

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    another miracle! They best kiss the American soil! and stay here!
    Kyron, HALEIGH, ADJI & Gabriel NEEDS PRAYERS NOW TO FIND THEM!. Zahra & Jonathan in heaven
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    Quote Originally Posted by passionflower View Post
    another miracle! They best kiss the American soil! and stay here!
    That is what my granddaughter said! She is in the USAF (Security Forces) and her first overseas tour was Osan AFB outside of Seoul (sp.), South Korea.

    She seemed to think that these two knew they were venturing too far because the demarcation line is well known.

    I am so very glad these two are on their way home also. Just like you, tho, my GD says they should kiss American soil and stay out of Korea!
    Thoughts and prayers for the people of Paris and all of France!


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    So should the headline for this story be "Bill Clinton picks up two attractive women"?

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    I'm going to have to re-think my position on Bill. He has so many!
    Oh, And I'm so happy the girls are coming home!!
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    They're enroute on the plane with Clinton now...I'm thrilled!

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    A sight for sore eyes!



    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32277010...ws-asiapacific

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged North Korea last month to grant them amnesty, saying they were remorseful and their families were anguished by their detention.

    Thank you Bill and Hillary!!! Now, if we can get our Armed Forces home soon...life will be grand!

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    I am very glad that they are returning home to their families. Without a doubt, honestly and sincerely.

    I want to know what Jong Il got out of the release? He has no great love for the USA, he is quite vocal in his disapproval of USA, so what was given or traded for the release of these reporters? He sure didn't do it for a warm fuzzy~ on that I'd bet my bottom dollar.
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