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Nancy works on protecting us from nuclear strike by - wait for it (Original Post) cilla4progress Jan 2021 OP
Ty, Nancy! SheltieLover Jan 2021 #1
Thanks for what? For warning Trump that if he's going to do it then he'd better do it now? Towlie Jan 2021 #13
So what was his reply? ananda Jan 2021 #2
Well that's a relief but will he take it as a challenge? soothsayer Jan 2021 #3
Yeah, they did it for Nixon...def need it for Trump...nt Wounded Bear Jan 2021 #4
Yes, secdef James Schlesinger notified the Pentagon The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2021 #5
Problem is the current SecDev is an unknown low level Trump flunky. Tommymac Jan 2021 #8
That's probably why Pelosi did it, and announced publicly that she did it. The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2021 #16
The football - she snatches it away ArizonaLib Jan 2021 #15
Whew! Can't they just change the codes? leftyladyfrommo Jan 2021 #6
12 days is plenty of time for vindictive & beholden trump to hobble the US & Biden admin. AnotherMother4Peace Jan 2021 #7
Oh my, what a place in history. Thank you MSP. 58Sunliner Jan 2021 #9
I do not want to hear anyone on this board MontanaMama Jan 2021 #10
What are the precautions? Because if it's the military making decisions over civilian leadership, WhiskeyGrinder Jan 2021 #11
We have no choice but to impeach MoonlitKnight Jan 2021 #12
It is good Pelosi did this. The need to box Trump in during these last 12 PatrickforO Jan 2021 #14
Asking nicely might not be enough nt Nululu Jan 2021 #17
My concern when he was elected was that he would blow us up. LisaL Jan 2021 #18
Thank God we have an adult still left in the room. nt SunSeeker Jan 2021 #19
As I said in a previous thread... BobTheSubgenius Jan 2021 #20

Towlie

(5,348 posts)
13. Thanks for what? For warning Trump that if he's going to do it then he'd better do it now?
Fri Jan 8, 2021, 02:41 PM
Jan 2021

 
?

Seriously, the first mention of this we should see is that it's already done.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(116,636 posts)
5. Yes, secdef James Schlesinger notified the Pentagon
Fri Jan 8, 2021, 12:58 PM
Jan 2021

that if Nixon, who had become pretty weird toward the end of the Watergate matter, wanted to start launching nukes, they were to go through him rather than following Nixon's instructions.

ArizonaLib

(1,242 posts)
15. The football - she snatches it away
Fri Jan 8, 2021, 03:25 PM
Jan 2021

Anyone have a picture of Lucy snatching the football from Charlie Brown?

leftyladyfrommo

(18,910 posts)
6. Whew! Can't they just change the codes?
Fri Jan 8, 2021, 01:07 PM
Jan 2021

And cutoff his ability to give any military orders?

They could just say "no."

AnotherMother4Peace

(4,280 posts)
7. 12 days is plenty of time for vindictive & beholden trump to hobble the US & Biden admin.
Fri Jan 8, 2021, 01:44 PM
Jan 2021

Plenty of time. He needs to be treated for the immediate danger he presents. trump is a criminal/rapist who relies on his charm to convince people he's "innocent & will never do it again." No, he's a clear and present danger. Look at Ted Bundy.

WhiskeyGrinder

(22,739 posts)
11. What are the precautions? Because if it's the military making decisions over civilian leadership,
Fri Jan 8, 2021, 02:26 PM
Jan 2021

that sounds a li'l like a coup.

MoonlitKnight

(1,584 posts)
12. We have no choice but to impeach
Fri Jan 8, 2021, 02:31 PM
Jan 2021

Our nuclear deterrence depends upon us being able to rely upon those who must turn the key and press the button without hesitation.

Same for conventional forces.

The fact that they need to hesitate puts them and our nation at risk.

The President is Commander in Chief. The only option is to change the President immediately.

BobTheSubgenius

(11,614 posts)
20. As I said in a previous thread...
Fri Jan 8, 2021, 06:22 PM
Jan 2021

...there isn't a single person in American politics who could be doing a better job of managing this situations. Loves me some Nancy!

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