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She was claiming to be in spiritual contact with entities from the grave.

A newly released Wikileaks cable from the US embassy in Seoul reported that she believed there was “complete control over her body and soul.”

Yes, the President of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, who is the country’s first female president, has been caught in a bizarre cult involving a woman named Choi Soon-sil, according to reports.


Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil had an intimate relationship where state secrets were shared, and millions of dollars in corrupt deals were made, at the expense of the South Korean people.

Choi Soon-sil was not authorized to be in possession of such secrets, yet they were given to her.

It also turns out that Choi Soon-sil was acting in an advisory capacity to the president, quite literally controlling major elements of South Korean decision making procedures, despite not having any clearance.


You can imagine how furious the population became when it was discovered that their President was being directed by a billionaire cultist family. It turns out that South Korea also had a supportive relationship with the Clintons.

Choi Soon-sil is the daughter of a secretive cult leader who was involved in what some are calling “satanic rituals” in the 1990s.

Naive people still don’t believe cults exist, but the President took this cult very seriously and participated in its activities.

Unbeknownst to the population, this person was channeling spirits which the President, at any rate, believed were real.

Thus when it came out that the President was a quite-literally offering herself up for spiritual possession, to do the bidding of whatever Choi Soon-sil wanted, the South Korean population became enraged.

The protests are some of the largest in political history.

Over two million people have taken to the streets after finding out about the cult and the corruption.

They have effectively shut down the country, demanding that the President resign immediately.

An impeachment has been filed as of December 3, 2016, and the President has agreed to step down.

This massive crisis has received scant attention from the US media, as it deals with its own claims of cult activity.


News of a child trafficking ring has gone viral for the last three weeks in the US. The news seems to have started when it came out that insiders of the Hillary Clinton team were involved in rituals led by Marina Abromovic, a bizarre woman who carves pentagrams into her flesh and takes photos with children.

News of a child trafficking ring has gone viral for the last three weeks in the US. The news seems to have started when it came out that insiders of the Hillary Clinton team were involved in rituals led by Marina Abromovic, a bizarre woman who carves pentagrams into her flesh and takes photos with children.

The news eventually resulted in broader questions about other close supporters of Hillary Clinton’s team. So far James Alefantis, John Podesta, Tony Podesta, Jeffrey Epstein, and Denis Hastert are believed to be involved in sex trafficking or child molestation. The scandal has been called “pizzagate” because it is believed that Podesta used the term “pizza” in a coded way in his emails.

On the darknet “pizza” is commonly used to conceal criminal discussion of sex with minors. People who aren’t familiar with the historical context often say that such pedophile rings and ritual cults don’t exist. But the truth is that they do.

The news of the impeachment in South Korea follows on shocking resignations in Italy and New Zealand.

We may never know precisely what sorts of activities South Korea’s president performed within the cult, since she has agreed to step down. Maybe it’s better that we don’t find out.

Here are some of the breathtaking photos of the ongoing revolution:
(The images below are no longer available but they have been preserved and posted throughout the article above.)





Watch the video of the massive protests below. This was when the crowd was just over 1 million. It has now grown to over 2 million, and the president is expected to step down.


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2016 South Korean political scandal

The 2016 South Korean political scandal (Korean박근혜-최순실 게이트Bak Geun-hye·Choe Soon-sil gate) involves the influence of Choi Soon-sil, the daughter of a shaman-esque cult leader Choi Tae-min, over president Park Geun-hye.[1][2][3][4]Widespread coverage of this South Koreanpolitical scandal began in late October 2016.[5][6] On November 29, Park offered to begin the process of removing herself from power.[7] On December 9, Park was impeached, and then Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn became the acting president.[8] On December 21, a Special Prosecution Team led by Park Young Soo began to investigate the Choi Soon-sil scandal.[9][10] On March 10, 2017, The Constitutional Court of Korea ruled to uphold the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye. All 8 judges agreed that President Park abused her power. A new election was held 60 days after with Moon Jae-in, a member of the Democratic Party of Korea, winning over 41% of the popular vote in the election.[11]


Choi Soon-sil[edit]

Choi Soon-sil has known President Park since the 1970s when Choi’s father, Choi Tae-min, offered to counsel and advise Park as she and the family was still grieving for the assassination of then first-lady Yuk Young-soo.[12] Choi at that time claimed that the shamanic leader can channel communication to her dead mother.[13] Choi Soon-sil is alleged for dictating or at the least influencing her decisions on everything from President Park’s handbags to state affairs.[14][15] Choi has been indicted for extorting bribes, abusing power illegally and leaking classified documents.[16] Choi is also accused of having influenced Ewha Womans University to change their admission criteria in order for her daughter Chung Yoo-ra to be given a place there.[17]

Media report[edit]

Several news media including JTBC and Chosun Broadcasting Company reported that Choi, who has no official government position, had access to confidential documents and information for the president, and acted as a very close confidant for the president. Media outlets reported that Choi and President Park’s senior staff members, including both Ahn Jong-bum and Jeong Ho-sung, have allegedly used their influence to extort 77.4 billion($60 million) from Korean chaebols—family-owned large business conglomerates—and set up two culture- and sports-related foundations, Mir and K-sports foundations.[18][19][20]

Starting point of the media report: On Oct. 24, 2016, <JTBC Newsroom> reported independently that Choi had received 44 presidential speeches before the President publicly announced on the basis of his tablet computer data, which Choi had abandoned. One of the most troubling of these was the speech file of the Hangul file format, which contained the contents of the Dresden Declaration that President Park visited on March 28, 2014 in Dresden, Germany[21]


On November 2, 2016, top presidential aides Ahn Jong-bum and Jeong Ho-sung were arrested for abusing power and aiding Choi.[22][23] The Supreme Prosecutors’ Office of Korea (SPO), in laying charges against Choi and two former presidential aides, have alleged that President Park colluded with the three in certain criminal activities. The president will be questioned by prosecutors, the first time this has occurred with a serving South Korean president.[24][25][26]

On December 31, a chief of the National Pension Fund and former health & welfare minister Moon Hyung-pyo was arrested for pressuring the state fund to back a major merger deal for Samsung C&T.[27]

On January 2, 2017, Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, was arrested in Denmark for staying in the country illegally.[28][29]

On January 3, Ewha Womans University professor and renowned writer Ryu Chul-kyun (pen name Yi In-hwa) was arrested for doing the homework of Chung Yoo-ra.[30]

On January 11, former chief of admissions at Ewha Womans University Namkung Gon was arrested for perjury charges.[31]

On January 12, former Culture Minister Kim Jong-deok and two other former senior officials were arrested on suspicion of involvement in the blacklisting.[32]

On January 18, former dean of Ewha Womans University college of science and industry convergence Kim Kyung-Sook was arrested for charges of granting special admission for Chung Yoo-ra.[33][34]

On January 21, Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun was arrested for drawing up a blacklist of cultural figures critical of President Park. Former Presidential Chief of Staff Kim Ki-Choon was also arrested for masterminding the blacklist containing 10,000 cultural figures considered “left-leaning” who were critical of President Park.[35][36][37]Ewha Womans University Professor Lee In-sung was also arrested.[38]

On February 15, former Ewha Womans University president Choi Kyung Hee was arrested over charges of granting admission and grading favors to Chung Yoo-ra, a daughter of Choi Soon-sil.[39]

On February 16, vice president of SamsungLee Jae-yong (JY Lee), was arrested on bribery charges. Mr. Lee is accused of paying $36 million in bribes to Choi Soon-sil, in return for political favors.[40][41]

Arrest of Park Geun-hye[edit]

On 30 March 2017 the Seoul Central District Court issued a warrant for Park’s arrest on corruption charges. She was arrested later that day.[42]

Parliamentary hearing[edit]

On 6 December, chiefs of South Korea’s major conglomerates (chaebols) came to the National Assembly to attend the first parliamentary hearing on the scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her long-time confidante Choi Soon-sil. It happened for the first time since 1988.[43] Participants included Samsung Electronics Vice Chair Lee Jae-yongHyundai Motor Chair Chung Mong-kooLotte Group Chair Shin Dong-binSK Group Chair Chey Tae-won and the heads of CJLGHanwha and HanjinThe Federation of Korean Industries.[44] In the hearing, presidents of the chaebols told the parliament that they were not seeking favours when they made contributions to two foundations at the heart of a scandal that appeared poised to bring down President Park Geun-hye.[45]

On 7 December, President Park’s former aides, including ex-chief of staff Kim Ki-choon and former Vice Culture Minister Kim Jong, testified in the 2nd parliamentary hearing about suspicions that Choi Soon-sil meddled in government affairs.[46]

On 14 December, the Special Committee of the Parliament held a 3rd hearing, focused on solving the mystery surrounding President Park’s 7-hour public absence on the day of the 2014 Sewol ferry sinking.[47]

On 15 December, the Special Committee held a 4th hearing to question the allegations over Mir and K-Sports foundation and how Chung Yoo-ra cheated her way through Ewha Womans University. Jeong Hyun-sik, a former K-Sports head and former Ewha Womans University president Choi Kyung-hee and other affiliated people testified in the hearing.[48]

On 22 December, a 5th hearing was held to question former Presidential Secretary Woo Byung-woo and former presidential nurse Cho Yeo-ok.[49][50]

On 26 December, special committee members of National Assembly held a 6th hearing in a prison and met Choi Soon-sil in her detention cell; she repeatedly refused to attend a parliamentary hearing. She denied most of her allegations over the influence-peddling scandal.[51][52]

On 9 January 2017, a 7th hearing was held to question Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun, former chief of admissions at Ewha Womans University Namkung Gon, K-Sports Foundation Chairman Chung Dong Chun and a staffer at the presidential security office Ku Soon-sung. The hearing confirmed that a blacklist for left-leaning artists existed.[53][54]

Public apology and presidential approval rating falls[edit]

Park Geun-hye’s presidential approval ratings fell to as low as 4% – Gallup Korea

Park Geun-hye Approval ratings by age

On October 25, 2016, President Park publicly acknowledged her close ties with Choi and apologized to the public. On October 28, Park dismissed key members of her top office staff while her approval ratings fell to 5%. Her approval rating ranged from 1 to 3% for Korean citizens under 60 years of age, while it remained higher at 13% for over 60 years age group.[55] It was the worst ever presidential approval rating in the Korean history and even lower than the 6% approval rating of former President Kim Young-sam, who was widely blamed for failing the Korean economy, which eventually led to the Asian Financial Crisis.[56][57] On November 4, President Park apologized for the second time. On November 29, Park offered to resign as President and invited the National Assembly to arrange a transfer of power. The opposition parties rejected the offer, accusing Park of attempting to avoid the process of impeachment.[58]


Protest held in November 2016

The revelations about the relationship between Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil caused mass demonstrations in Seoul.[59][60] Protesters called for the resignation of Park Geun-hye.[61] On November 12, more than 1 million citizens participated in the protests at Gwanghwamun Square close to presidential residence demanding President Park’s resignation or impeachment.[62] On November 19, another 1 million citizens participated in the national protest after President Park refused to help the investigation of her abuse of power.[63][64] On November 26, more than 2 million citizens participated in the protest, calling for the resignation of President Park.[65] Protests went on, and on January 21, 2017, a 13th protest was held in Seoul with more than 200,000 attendees.[66]

Impeachment process[edit]

On December 5, 2016, three opposition parties agreed to introduce a joint impeachment motion against President Park Geun-hye. The motion, which was signed by 171 of 300 lawmakers, was put to a vote on Friday, 9 December 2016, and passed with 234 out of 300 votes, a tally much greater than the required 2/3 majority and which included many of Park’s own ruling party.[67]

Court hearing and trial[edit]

On December 19, Choi Soon-sil attended the first hearing in the trial of President Park in Seoul District Court. In the first hearing, prosecutors say Choi used their relationship to pressure companies to donate to two foundations, and siphoned off money for personal use. However, she denies the allegations that she influenced the president.[68][69]

On January 5, 2017, constitutional court began its first trial regarding President Park’s impeachment.[70] On January 16, 2017, Choi Soon-sil testified herself in the Constitutional Court and denied any wrongdoings.[71][72] The Constitutional Court declared that it will hold the final pleading from President Park on Feb. 24, suggesting that the court will make a decision on the impeachment trial before March 13.[73]

On March 10, the court issued a unanimous ruling, confirming the impeachment proposal and removing President Park from office.[74]


Choi Soon-sil was convicted on June 23 of conspiring with several officials and professors of Ewha Womans University to get her daughter admitted into the university despite not meeting the qualification criteria. She was sentenced to three years of imprisonment. The university’s former professor Choi Kyung-hee as well as a former former dean were both sentenced to two years of imprisonment, while another official was sentenced to one-and-a-half years in prison. Three other professors received a suspended sentence while two others were fined.[75]

On July 27, former presidential chief of staff Kim Ki-Choon was sentenced to three years in prison for his involvement in blacklisting those who were deemed leftist artists. Former Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun was sentenced to one year for perjury, while former Culture Minister Kim Jong-deok and former Vice Culture Minister Jung Kwan-joo were also sentenced to two years and 18 months in prison, respectively.[76]


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