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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-29-06 02:16 PM
Response to Reply #28
32. Per the article,
Edited on Wed Nov-29-06 02:17 PM by crispini
"Experts said the sanctions effort being coordinated under the United Nations would be the first ever to curtail a specific category of goods not associated with military buildups or weapons designs, especially one so tailored to annoy a foreign leader. U.S. officials acknowledge that enforcing the ban on black-market trading would be difficult."

Here's the text of the sanctions if you're interested; it mentions just "luxury goods"
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  -U.S. bans sale of iPods to North Korea TomInTib  Nov-29-06 08:55 AM   #0 
  - That'll work. n/t  shain from kane   Nov-29-06 08:58 AM   #1 
  - So when  mitchleary   Nov-29-06 08:58 AM   #2 
  - This isn't from The Onion?  NastyRiffraff   Nov-29-06 09:00 AM   #3 
  - No, that's his 'IPood'  YOY   Nov-29-06 09:12 AM   #7 
  - All Kim is going to get are krappy Zunes.  MUAD_DIB   Nov-29-06 09:00 AM   #4 
  - LOL!  Puglover   Nov-29-06 09:11 AM   #6 
  - A BROWN Zune too!  NYC Liberal   Nov-29-06 11:53 AM   #19 
  - They won't be able to get this shit somewhere else? Or has his  acmavm   Nov-29-06 09:09 AM   #5 
  - iPods are made in China  Tempest   Nov-29-06 12:01 PM   #20 
     - Thank you  Zodiak Ironfist   Nov-29-06 01:19 PM   #25 
        - It's not just our embargo, it's supposed to be enforced by everyone.  crispini   Nov-29-06 01:34 PM   #26 
           - I didn't see that in the article  Zodiak Ironfist   Nov-29-06 01:42 PM   #28 
              - You're exactly right  Tempest   Nov-29-06 01:52 PM   #29 
              - UN resolution 1718, passed unanimously, Oct. 14  crispini   Nov-29-06 02:14 PM   #31 
                 - The U.S. would have no success claiming iPods are a luxury item  Tempest   Nov-29-06 03:13 PM   #37 
                    - That's why we're doing it, though.  crispini   Nov-29-06 03:43 PM   #39 
                       - Once again, what good is it going to do?  Tempest   Nov-29-06 04:01 PM   #40 
              - Per the article,  crispini   Nov-29-06 02:16 PM   #32 
                 - I see  Zodiak Ironfist   Nov-29-06 02:38 PM   #33 
                    - It's already passed.  crispini   Nov-29-06 03:41 PM   #38 
  - My mom used to do the same shit...  Omphaloskepsis   Nov-29-06 09:17 AM   #8 
  - I bet it'll work just as well, too n/t  kgfnally   Nov-29-06 12:14 PM   #22 
  - Hey Kim ! Gimme a call ! Might be able to help ya' out.  tabasco   Nov-29-06 09:18 AM   #9 
  - Typical. If the Bush administration were truly serious,  Ex Lion Tamer   Nov-29-06 09:22 AM   #10 
  - And if you don't take out the garbage you can forget about going to the movies, young man.  Cass   Nov-29-06 09:27 AM   #11 
  - That will learn him  BushOut06   Nov-29-06 09:55 AM   #12 
  - brilliant! . . . diplomacy at its finest . . .  OneBlueSky   Nov-29-06 10:10 AM   #13 
  - Fucking Hilarious!  Tight_rope   Nov-29-06 12:05 PM   #21 
  - Wow.  pabsungenis   Nov-29-06 10:14 AM   #14 
  - Didn't Coolidge say the business of America is business? Bush  shain from kane   Nov-29-06 10:17 AM   #15 
  - If they really want to hurt him, they should ban big, obnoxious sunglasses.  TroubleMan   Nov-29-06 11:01 AM   #16 
  - It's sad when  B3Nut   Nov-29-06 11:34 AM   #17 
  - The really sad thing - I doubt most of the banned items are  hedgehog   Nov-29-06 11:52 AM   #18 
  - Bush came up with this one, I bet.  NOLADEM   Nov-29-06 01:01 PM   #23 
  - That's the perfect approach. Reduce sales of US goods to hurt N. Korea...  truthisfreedom   Nov-29-06 01:05 PM   #24 
  - I think it's a great idea myself.  crispini   Nov-29-06 01:36 PM   #27 
  - You know, I'm pretty sure a guy who engaged in trade of nuclear materials  Kelly Rupert   Nov-29-06 02:07 PM   #30 
  - An even more obvious idea would to flood their shores with them  nolabels   Nov-29-06 03:06 PM   #36 
  - Damn - now Kim is stuck with the crappy Zune player.  mondo joe   Nov-29-06 02:59 PM   #34 
  - That'll really help  sakabatou   Nov-29-06 03:01 PM   #35 
  - This isn't really directed at Kim  daleo   Nov-29-06 04:21 PM   #41 

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