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Turning the tables on North Korea

A 98-year-old, 10th Mountain "Hail Vail" vet, John Tripp, rode his three-wheel bike off the hill up Prince Creek, 3 miles into town, and stopped by.

He is invested in the future of the country and wanted to discuss a thought with us. He wanted to know, what if America said to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. has their back, same as South Korea.

What if we offered them food and protection or at least admitted nuclear parity with our country?

We have called them evil, as Goearge W. Bush/Dick Cheney described them, shortly after Sept. 11. Imagine how that would change the conversation.

To admit that one nuke is exactly the same as 100 nukes.

John Hoffman

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