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DemocratSinceBirth

(99,719 posts)
Mon Aug 26, 2019, 01:43 AM Aug 2019

Do you believe nuking hurricanes is an efficacious and safe way to halt them? [View all]

Trump suggests 'nuking hurricanes' to stop them hitting America – report
US president reportedly asked more than once about why military could not bomb hurricanes

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/26/donald-trump-suggests-nuking-hurricanes-to-stop-them-hitting-america-report

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No
27 (93%)
Yes
2 (7%)
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There are not enough faces and palms for this. uriel1972 Aug 2019 #1
America's face hurts. lunatica Aug 2019 #6
I think we should dump espresso and milk into a hurricane LuvNewcastle Aug 2019 #2
I would need to test this theory on at least 100 hurricanes to say for sure..... KY_EnviroGuy Aug 2019 #3
Yes Tiggeroshii Aug 2019 #4
Eh? nt Tommy_Carcetti Aug 2019 #14
We did the energy calculations on this way back in grad school for a thermo class Recursion Aug 2019 #5
I think Zantac ought to do it. dchill Aug 2019 #7
👍 captain queeg Aug 2019 #17
CIC Trump could surgically N-bomb the hurricane's eye, thereby killing its brain. Then, it NCjack Aug 2019 #29
A hurricane has about 12 billion times the joules than the biggest bomb ever made sakabatou Aug 2019 #8
Those that voted yes are welcome to argue the case or provide a shred of evidence. Doodley Aug 2019 #9
That's what I was wondering. Who are the 3 that feel this is a AllyCat Aug 2019 #10
Could just be satire... Agschmid Aug 2019 #20
There are now 4. Do they know we can see their usernames? Coventina Aug 2019 #39
Best to just vaccinate the hurricanes to give them autism... ExciteBike66 Aug 2019 #11
*snicker* smirkymonkey Aug 2019 #21
I thought this would be our first poll with 100% no's. pnwmom Aug 2019 #12
+1 Lulu KC Aug 2019 #32
Expectations are planned disappointments... Wounded Bear Aug 2019 #40
Of course not. Tommy_Carcetti Aug 2019 #13
How about just building a big, beautiful hurricane wall? nt Buns_of_Fire Aug 2019 #15
That actually could help in some areas but that costs a lot of money. LisaL Aug 2019 #18
Great idea as long as we don't mind the nuclear fallout and winter democratisphere Aug 2019 #16
Trump knows big winds... Fyrefox Aug 2019 #19
Why doesn't Trump just "Hereby Order" any hurricanes to turn around and head toward smirkymonkey Aug 2019 #22
Is this part of MAD? Historic NY Aug 2019 #23
Pass. GoCubsGo Aug 2019 #24
No. We'd just have a hurricane with radioactive fallout ck4829 Aug 2019 #25
Oh my, what a great idea! Not really... neeksgeek Aug 2019 #26
Has Trump been watching Sharknado? C_U_L8R Aug 2019 #27
He has been itching to use nukes somewhere, some how captain queeg Aug 2019 #28
I can see wondering about that. But most people realize it's a dumb idea and don't say it. n/t brewens Aug 2019 #30
Absolutely not. It will only create more giant fire-breathing Godzillas and extremely large ants dameatball Aug 2019 #31
Maybe... Newest Reality Aug 2019 #33
Just send "the chosen one" out there in a duck floatie and let him blow it out. BluesRunTheGame Aug 2019 #34
Didn"t Nixon drop a regular bomb on one? scarytomcat Aug 2019 #35
We need another category - IMO lark Aug 2019 #36
Hurricanes are bad and can cause a lot of devastation Proud Liberal Dem Aug 2019 #37
Scientists have done the calculations. It won't work period and would be the ultimate dirty bomb Quixote1818 Aug 2019 #38
Why would someone vote yes? DemocratSinceBirth Aug 2019 #41
Now MF45 denies that he suggested nuking hurricanes Niagara Aug 2019 #42
I believe "Radioactive Hurricane" is a dandy nickname for Donald struggle4progress Aug 2019 #43
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