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Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:20 AM

If he succeeded in stealing this country's most sensitive secrets, could he have stolen a bomb?

Or helped an enemy smuggle one or more into our country?

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Reply If he succeeded in stealing this country's most sensitive secrets, could he have stolen a bomb? (Original post)
duforsure Sep 9 OP
Scrivener7 Sep 9 #1
duforsure Sep 9 #4
Scrivener7 Sep 9 #7
Walleye Sep 9 #2
duforsure Sep 9 #5
uponit7771 Sep 9 #3
Abnredleg Sep 9 #6
MarineCombatEngineer Sep 9 #9
duforsure Sep 9 #13
MarineCombatEngineer Sep 9 #14
duforsure Sep 9 #17
MarineCombatEngineer Sep 9 #18
ProfessorGAC Sep 9 #32
MissMillie Sep 9 #27
MarineCombatEngineer Sep 9 #8
gab13by13 Sep 9 #10
MarineCombatEngineer Sep 9 #11
GoCubsGo Sep 9 #12
duforsure Sep 9 #15
MarineCombatEngineer Sep 9 #16
duforsure Sep 9 #19
MarineCombatEngineer Sep 9 #20
duforsure Sep 9 #21
sarisataka Sep 9 #25
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Brainfodder Sep 9 #30
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Initech Sep 9 #22
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A HERETIC I AM Sep 9 #24
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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:21 AM

1. If they know how to build it, they don't need to go to the trouble of stealing it.

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Response to Scrivener7 (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:26 AM

4. Would TFG steal one to use as leverage against us ,

As a threat, or allow an enemy to put one or more inside our country to threaten us with them.

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Response to duforsure (Reply #4)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:29 AM

7. Oh... well, yes. I hadn't thought of that. Though in my defense, none of us can

really keep up with his deviancy. That's why we have to band together. You think of one thing, I think of another.

Yep. If he could do that, he would.

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:22 AM

2. I think there is no dirty deed that trump is not capable of

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Response to Walleye (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:27 AM

5. agree 100%

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:24 AM

3. I put ***NOTHING*** ... zero, zilch past MAGA, they're a national threat to democracy

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:29 AM

6. No

Security is way too tight and far too many people would have to be involved. And even if one was stolen, each bomb is equipped with a Permissive Action Link, which is an access control security device that prevents unauthorized detonation.



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Response to Abnredleg (Reply #6)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:35 AM

9. Conspiracy theories are getting a little ridiculous here.



Good for a laugh though.

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #9)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:44 AM

13. Who thought he would have stolen nuclear secrets when he left office?

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Response to duforsure (Reply #13)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:47 AM

14. Stealing nuclear secrets and stealing a nuclear warhead

are 2 far, far different things.

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #14)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:51 AM

17. How can we be sure, especially with how many have already been corrupted.

And safeguards corrupted.

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Response to duforsure (Reply #17)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:54 AM

18. You very obviously have no clue as to the safeguards involved

in the protection of the nation's nuclear arsenal, weil, I do and I can confidently say that Benedict Donald did not steal a warhead.

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Response to duforsure (Reply #17)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:55 AM

32. Apples & Oranges

A nuclear document weighs a couple ounces and can be hidden between the pages of a magazine.
A nuclear device, even a small one, weighs between 30 and 2,500kg.
Sneaking one out is much harder than you are surmising.

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #9)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:35 AM

27. I'm with you on this

My very first thought was that we should leave the conspiracies to the Q-heads.

I do think, that due to the nature of the materials found in TFGs possession, there is a lot we will never know about those materials. Such is the nature of national security.

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:34 AM

8. How would he steal a bomb, and by bomb, I'm guessing you mean a nuclear warhead.

It's not like he could just put one in his briefcase and walk out with it, like he did with those docs. he stole.

He would have to have a multitude of people in cahoots with him, he would have to have the arming codes, he would have to have........well, you get the picture.

No, Benedict Donald didn't steal a bomb, but as far as allowing a hostile country to bring in a bomb, who knows, but I highly doubt it.

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #8)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:41 AM

10. He may be able to remove his depends

and sneak one in his pants? I agree with your post.

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Response to gab13by13 (Reply #10)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:43 AM

11. LOL.

Needed a good laugh to start the day.

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #8)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:44 AM

12. Yes, thank you.

The only thing I could see him finding a way to steal would be if it was if it was a small tactical weapon. But, as you point out, he'd still need to be in cahoots with multiple people. The entire system would have to be run by burrowed Trumpsters for him to pull off something like that. It is not.

But, yes. Letting a hostile country smuggle a dirty bomb is not out of the realm of possibility. However, we have been preparing for that sort of thing for the past two decades. I agree it's not likely he can pull off something like that.

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #8)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:47 AM

15. We underestimated his ability to get our most sensitive secrets , didn't we.

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Response to duforsure (Reply #15)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:49 AM

16. So tell us just how Benedict Donald would steal a nuke warhead?

Do you have any idea how well guarded our nuclear weapons are?
I do.

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #16)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:54 AM

19. Don't know, but look at what he has gotten already that we thought was safe.

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Response to duforsure (Reply #19)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 07:56 AM

20. Again, stealing docs. is far, far different from stealing an actual warhead. nt

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #20)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 08:16 AM

21. That's true, but,

I never would have dreamed how high up in our government has been corrupted. General Flynn and his brother and likely more. Anything could be possible with enough corrupt people involved.

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Response to MarineCombatEngineer (Reply #8)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:19 AM

25. Movies have given people the notion

Nuclear weapons are just kept in cages secured with padlocks. You can just drive up in your pickup with a bolt cutter and take one.

Then activation is simply a matter of setting the digital timer on the side and pushing the conveniently located red button to start the countdown...

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Response to sarisataka (Reply #25)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:37 AM

28. Jack Bauer to the rescue! (n/t)

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Response to sarisataka (Reply #25)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:53 AM

30. Reality I figure, idle stock is protected by the trifecta in range?

That is all I require to sleep well.

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Response to sarisataka (Reply #25)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:53 AM

31. Reality I figure, idle stock is protected by the trifecta in range?

That is all I require to sleep well.

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 09:52 AM

22. I wonder what he was really planning to do if his goons didn't succeed on Jan. 6th.

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:05 AM

23. Yes, it is well known

There is a nuclear closet in the White House where they keep half a dozen bombs for the President to use. He could have put one in an old pillow case. Hopefully the cleaning staff has counted to be sure they are all there.

He could also easily have helped enemies. As President he could have ordered customs to stand down for 24 hours and not inspect any shipments arriving in the US. With no inspectors on duty our enemies could smuggle hundreds of weapons into the country and no one would be the least bit suspicious.

Also he might have accepted a gift of a large wooden rabbit, given under curious circumstances.

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:15 AM

24. Huh?

Take a deep breath and think about what you wrote.







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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:29 AM

26. Democrats are supposed to be part of the "reality-based community."

Please stop spreading unfounded conspiracy theories.

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:43 AM

29. Could his Aunt have had balls?

Would she be his uncle?

The reality is bad enough; no need for implausible speculation.

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 10:56 AM

33. No need

You know the old phrase “the pen is mightier than the sword.”

Some of the information he stole will - not “could” but WILL - fuck up our foreign relations for decades. It’s going to take a very long time to regain the world’s trust after the President of the United States, the most trusted job there is, stole information about other countries and shopped it to adversaries of those countries.

That’s worse damage than even a Tsar Bomba could do. You can rebuild buildings pretty easily. Trust is a different story.

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Response to duforsure (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2022, 06:17 PM

34. I have to first

ask if this is actually a serious question.
Really, stealing a bomb?

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