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Sun Dec 25, 2016, 03:42 AM

Obviously FAKE news...OR IS IT??? "Childproof lock added to White House nuclear launch button"

Childproof lock added to White House nuclear launch button

http://newsthump.com/2016/12/23/childproof-lock-added-to-white-house-nuclear-launch-button/



International concerns have been heightened in recent days following comments made on social media by the incoming President, and senior members of the US military confirmed they’ve moved to reduce tensions by fitting a cap to the red button which requires two arrows to be lined up and squeezed before it will come off.

The move has already been hailed as the greatest contribution to world peace since the SALT II arms reduction treaty in 1979.

An extra layer of security has been added by making the nuclear launch code the same as the President-elect’s tax code, which he has thus far proven incapable of remembering.

“We considered putting a really big lock on the button because he wouldn’t be able to use his tiny, tiny hands on it”, said four-star general Simon Williams.

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Reply Obviously FAKE news...OR IS IT??? "Childproof lock added to White House nuclear launch button" (Original post)
Miles Archer Dec 2016 OP
ManiacJoe Dec 2016 #1
Initech Dec 2016 #2
C Moon Dec 2016 #3
Rollo Dec 2016 #4
montana_hazeleyes Dec 2016 #5
Warren DeMontague Dec 2016 #6
progree Dec 2016 #7
Baitball Blogger Dec 2016 #8
democratisphere Dec 2016 #9
treestar Dec 2016 #10

Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 03:51 AM

1. Good for a laugh!

Yes, obviously fake news.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 04:03 AM

2. Considering our next president has the temper of a 5 year old, it's probably necessary!

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 04:54 AM

3. :D

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 04:58 AM

4. There's a better way...

Wow, seems like a lot of trouble just to manufacture a child-proof safety cap for the nuclear button.

Instead, all it really needs to keep Trump from accessing it is a lie detector interface.

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Response to Rollo (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 05:37 AM

5. Hey there Rollo!

Great first post. good one

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 05:40 AM

6. Maybe they could set it up to do something else when pressed, instead, like raise the minimum wage

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 09:34 AM

7. Oh good, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists can set the doomsday clock back several minutes



It's still at 3 minutes to midnight

http://thebulletin.org/timeline
http://thebulletin.org/press-release/doomsday-clock-hands-remain-unchanged-despite-iran-deal-and-paris-talks9122

Apparently annually, late in January, is when they review and perhaps change the clock setting.

To 1 minute to midnight? 30 seconds? ... I worry about it a lot. Less than a month from now we will have at best a sociopath in command and control.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 10:31 AM

8. God, I hope they give him the wrong numbers.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 12:13 PM

9. Hopefully there is also an adult in the room

ready to slap his hand and yell NO!!!

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Dec 25, 2016, 01:52 PM

10. lol

I have not been a child in a long time but still have a hard time opening those!

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