Best wishes for a Merry Christmas from the folks at the Country Store.
North Korean state media say that long time wingnut dictator Kim Jong Il has finally kicked the bucket:
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died Saturday on a train trip, a tearful state television announcer, dressed in black, reported Monday. The announcer said that the 69-year old had died of physical and mental over-work on his way to give "field guidance."
I guess being a crazed dictator was a ronery job but someone had to do it: