The US, which occupies countries all around poverty-stricken North Korea, is not only demonizing its alleged aggressiveness, it is making fun of its leader. It reminds me of the treatment of Saddam Hussein and other targeted enemies of the empire. But this whole business is more serious than that. Clearly the empire is targeting China, just as it did in Libya over oil. The US seeks to encircle China and make it bow down before the hegemon. The increasing prosperity and freedom of China threatens the empire’s self image. What dastardly deeds are being schemed?10:12 am on April 4, 2013 Email Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.