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Tue May 10, 2022, 04:37 PM

Trump Kept Asking if China Was Shooting Us With a 'Hurricane Gun'

The then-leader of the free world also inquired whether the U.S. could bomb China in retaliation for the alleged hurricane attack

Near the beginning of Donald Trump’s time in office, the then-president had a pressing question for his national-security aides and administration officials: Does China have the secret technology — a weapon, even — to create large, man-made hurricanes and then launch them at the United States? And if so, would this constitute an act of war by a foreign power, and could the U.S. retaliate militarily? Then-President Trump repeatedly asked about this, according to two former senior administration officials and a third person briefed on the matter.

“It was almost too stupid for words,” said a former Trump official intimately familiar with the then-sitting president’s inquiry. “I did not get the sense he was joking at all.”

The sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations, tell Rolling Stone that Trump began interrogating national-security officials and other staffers about the alleged weapon during the first year of his presidency, and his question would pop up sporadically until at least 2018. Two of the sources recalled that as Trump got deeper into the second year in his term, he started to drop the topic, and occasionally joked about it.

In certain circles within the upper ranks of Trumpland, the then-leader of the free world’s query became such a mockable occurrence that it became known among some as the “Hurricane Gun” thing.

https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-hurricane-gun-china-world-war-1350638/

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Reply Trump Kept Asking if China Was Shooting Us With a 'Hurricane Gun' (Original post)
demmiblue May 10 OP
Blue Owl May 10 #1
badhair77 May 10 #12
PoindexterOglethorpe May 10 #2
AZLD4Candidate May 10 #9
Ocelot II May 10 #3
Paladin May 10 #4
TheRealNorth May 10 #5
keithbvadu2 May 10 #6
AZLD4Candidate May 10 #7
SoonerPride May 10 #8
AZLD4Candidate May 10 #10
tanyev May 10 #11
malaise May 10 #13
Buckeyeblue May 10 #14
muriel_volestrangler May 10 #15
Meadowoak May 10 #16
LiberatedUSA May 10 #17
demtenjeep May 10 #18
Blue Owl May 11 #19

Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 04:43 PM

1. Just tell him 'yes' and give him his juice box

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Response to Blue Owl (Reply #1)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:32 PM

12. Lol. Thank you. I needed this laugh today.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 04:48 PM

2. After the Boxing Day earthquake and tsunami in 2004,

there were a lot of people utterly convinced that Russia had somehow exploded some bombs that caused the earthquake. Which shows a profound lack of understanding of how large the planet really is, and how very powerful various natural events -- like earthquakes and hurricanes -- are.

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Response to PoindexterOglethorpe (Reply #2)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:22 PM

9. Trump was probably wondering why people weren't putting on gloves on Boxing Day.

Then probably asked if China uses a different calendar because Chinese New Year. . .well, you know.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 04:50 PM

3. "Almost too stupid for words"?

Not almost. Beyond too stupid for words.

Not enough faces, not enough palms.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 04:50 PM

4. Yet another reason why trump supporters deserve nothing but scorn and hatred. (nt)

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 04:58 PM

5. Well, Trump thought why not just nuke the Hurricane.

Because every Red Hat knows the solution to every problem is to drop a bomb on it.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:20 PM

6. Hurricane Melania

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:21 PM

7. Yes they were, idiot. Now they will use their Jewish space laser to give us all windmill cancer

and another Bowling Green massacre.

Don't worry, the airplanes we used during the War of 1812 can counter anything they do.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:21 PM

8. WHY ARE WE HEARING THIS ONLY NOW?

These people who witness insanity and don’t immediately tell the public are pathetic enablers.

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Response to SoonerPride (Reply #8)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:26 PM

10. He probably has dossiers of huge dirt on every one of these to cow them into silence.

Remember, he does have mob connections going back into the 1970s.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:30 PM

11. That's why he needed a catapult to launch sharks with lasers on their heads!!!

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:35 PM

13. The madness of the Slobfather is that his entire

life and world view are fantasies - he is a fucking cartoon and comic character of his own making. He made it up and is still making it up on any imaginable screen or microphone available. But one third of people in a so-called developed country have being going along with this madness as a fucking distraction to their real agenda - the superiority of one race and gender.
Wake Up
We are seeing their real agenda.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 05:36 PM

14. After living through that 4 year nightmare the first paragraph took me back to that state of mind

Each day was stranger than the day before. For 4 years. It was a diabolical mind fuck for those of us who can think rationally.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 06:49 PM

15. This is evidence for using the 25th Amendment to remove him

He has paranoid delusions. It was like having Jack D. Ripper (Dr. Stangelove) as president.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 07:02 PM

16. If Chyna does have a hurricane gun, I hope they aim it directly

At mara lardo.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 07:15 PM

17. Mashed potatoes for brains. N/t

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue May 10, 2022, 07:22 PM

18. jezuz

it is a wonder he didn't fuck up more shit than he did

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Wed May 11, 2022, 12:43 AM

19. Looking forward to dumb shit MTG backing Diarrhea Donny on this

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