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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:01 am

The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:26 am

Greenland is more or less self governed. One reason to stay under Danish rule is tonget support for universal healt care etc. But Trump is willing to pay for this?
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:34 am

It's interesting that all the Trumpistas on this forum (with the exception of one) have remained eerily quiet in this thread. I guess even they cannot defend this embarrassing mess*

*or waiting for Kellyanne Conartist to give them their talking points.
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:34 am

It's odd to see that the US is governed by such a childish person ... And even stranger that so many Americans backs him.
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:37 am

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It's odd to see that the US is governed by such a childish person ... And even stranger that so many Americans backs him.


That is the product of a poor education system and lack of affordable healthcare.
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:58 pm

ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.

LOL calm down. The left started with this BS before he was even inaugurated and has never let up. He’s done amazingly well considering the focused resistance and intense efforts to destroy him, his family, and anyone that is part of his administration from day 1.

Your anger means nothing to Trump or his supporters. The left sacrificed any consideration long ago with their false accusations and character assassinations.

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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:19 pm

ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.


Should check your sources, Trump didn't tweet about buying Greenland, it was a news report of a leak from someone in the admin who thought it was a silly idea.

Such a silly idea that multiple presidents have tried to acquire Greenland... Greenland would be a great addition as a US territory, but fact is, we already have two military bases there so we don't really need to acquire Greenland for those reasons. It'd be great to have access to the resources.. but those resources are all underneath a thick ice sheet.

The people who think the idea of acquiring Greenland is just some stupid Trumpian idea are just blinded by their hatred of the man.
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:22 pm

trpmb6 wrote:
ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.


Should check your sources, Trump didn't tweet about buying Greenland, it was a news report of a leak from someone in the admin who thought it was a silly idea.

Such a silly idea that multiple presidents have tried to acquire Greenland... Greenland would be a great addition as a US territory, but fact is, we already have two military bases there so we don't really need to acquire Greenland for those reasons. It'd be great to have access to the resources.. but those resources are all underneath a thick ice sheet.

The people who think the idea of acquiring Greenland is just some stupid Trumpian idea are just blinded by their hatred of the man.


Acquiring Greenland is dumb at this point. We already have accessible untapped resources in Alaska, and bases on Iceland, and Greenland for strategic purposes.

We also have or at least had a great relationship with Denmark, so why do we need to Acquire Greenland?
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:34 pm

trpmb6 wrote:
ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.


Should check your sources, Trump didn't tweet about buying Greenland, it was a news report of a leak from someone in the admin who thought it was a silly idea.

Such a silly idea that multiple presidents have tried to acquire Greenland... Greenland would be a great addition as a US territory, but fact is, we already have two military bases there so we don't really need to acquire Greenland for those reasons. It'd be great to have access to the resources.. but those resources are all underneath a thick ice sheet.

The people who think the idea of acquiring Greenland is just some stupid Trumpian idea are just blinded by their hatred of the man.

Yah...the most recent attempt was fellow senile white supremacist Pat Buchanan, so you and Trump are on good company. Do you have any more details on Trump being the King of Israel? I'm sure there's some sUpeR smArT angle on that I'm just not seeing because of my 'hatred of the man'. You guys will fall for anything...

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ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.

LOL calm down. The left started with this BS before he was even inaugurated and has never let up

You have the memory of a goldfish. If you think the left is bad, you should see what the right was saying before the primary, before they all predictably fell in line with Hair Fuhrer.
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:55 pm

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People need to STOP BEING TRIGGERED all the time by Trump tweets.
If someone tweets something silly, often the best thing you can do is to ignore it. Not immediately jump on it and "feed the troll".

And even if the Danes wanted or needed to respond to Trumps tweet, they could have said something like: "I see. How interesting. We will see what Trump has to say about it during his visit."

And leave it at that.


Last time I checked it was Trump being triggered and cancelling the visit.
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:37 pm

MikeDrop wrote:
ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.

LOL calm down. The left started with this BS before he was even inaugurated and has never let up. He’s done amazingly well considering the focused resistance and intense efforts to destroy him, his family, and anyone that is part of his administration from day 1.

Your anger means nothing to Trump or his supporters. The left sacrificed any consideration long ago with their false accusations and character assassinations.

Mike Drop


I don't have a dog in this fight but this comment is hilarious and needs to be called out. This assumes there was a character to assassinate in the first place. We are talking about a man that was banging a porn star while his wife was at home with their newborn, has a history of making creepy pseudo-sexual remarks about his daughter, openly bragged about groping women, disparages war heroes and their families and has called white nationalists 'very fine people.'

Trump didn't need the left to assassinate his character.

Look, I get it - partisan cheerleading happens on both sides of the aisle. But the fawning that grown men on this forum demonstrate towards Trump is embarrassing. You can be proud republican or conservative without bending on one knee to kiss-the-ring of a man who has a long history of being pretty horrible.

Men, gentleman, have dignity. Trump is not a dignified person, president or not. Grown men fawning like teenage girls and parking their values and sense of dignity is just #sad.

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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:49 pm

skyservice_330 wrote:
MikeDrop wrote:
ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.

LOL calm down. The left started with this BS before he was even inaugurated and has never let up. He’s done amazingly well considering the focused resistance and intense efforts to destroy him, his family, and anyone that is part of his administration from day 1.

Your anger means nothing to Trump or his supporters. The left sacrificed any consideration long ago with their false accusations and character assassinations.

Mike Drop


I don't have a dog in this fight but this comment is hilarious and needs to be called out. This assumes there was a character to assassinate in the first place. We are talking about a man that was banging a porn star while his wife was at home with their newborn, has a history of making creepy pseudo-sexual remarks about his daughter, openly bragged about groping women, disparages war heroes and their families and has called white nationalists 'very fine people.'

Trump didn't need the left to assassinate his character.

:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: But let's all pause and take stock of where we are. There are sentient, seemingly literate (?), human beings who not only think buying another country is a sane prospect, but a well thought out one from the mind of a completely sane man who calls himself the second coming. It's not trying to sell trickle down economics, or back-ass-wards reasons behind gun deaths in the USA, or ramming Jesus down everyone's throat--we're to believe that buying another country is even an option. Would these people want to be bought by another country? Do they have the mental capacity to imagine that the people of Greenland would never want such a thing? I'm guessing no to both. I'm also guessing that these are the same people that don't understand why Afghans/Iraqis/you-name-it aren't extra-super grateful a bunch of white teenagers in camouflage showed up in their town either. Republicans have totally and utterly lost their mind, 100% by choice.
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:14 pm

trpmb6 wrote:
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The people who think the idea of acquiring Greenland is just some stupid Trumpian idea are just blinded by their hatred of the man.


The idea can have all the merit in the world, but the mere notion that a sitting president thinks it's feasible in the real world is where it sets alarms off. Even worse is that there's no authorised voice that told him Mr. President the days of land purchases belong to a different century.

You do not offer to buy bits off fellow civilized nations period. It's wrong at every possible levels of diplomacy, sovereignty and basic respect.

That said, is Trump selling? What's the price for, say, California?
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:15 pm

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so what country Trump plan to visit next?


Let him visit Mexico, I am sure they will welcome him with open arms.
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:29 pm

MikeDrop wrote:
He’s done amazingly well considering the focused resistance and intense efforts to destroy him, his family, and anyone that is part of his administration from day 1.


What has the Trump presidency actually achieved, Something they did with objective measurable results. I am truly interested in this. You support him, you aren't dumb, so there must be something which makes you say, the Trump presidency is good for your country, because.....
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:23 pm

trpmb6 wrote:
ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.


Should check your sources, Trump didn't tweet about buying Greenland, it was a news report of a leak from someone in the admin who thought it was a silly idea.

Such a silly idea that multiple presidents have tried to acquire Greenland... Greenland would be a great addition as a US territory, but fact is, we already have two military bases there so we don't really need to acquire Greenland for those reasons. It'd be great to have access to the resources.. but those resources are all underneath a thick ice sheet.

The people who think the idea of acquiring Greenland is just some stupid Trumpian idea are just blinded by their hatred of the man.


Nelson Rockafeller wanted to make an offer to purchase Greenland for the natural resources under the ice but that idea was abandoned. Before that, it was suggested in 1946/7 as a military strategy but Denmark declined based on a 1941 treaty. So, yes, it has been suggested before but not often and not seriously because it is a ridiculous idea. Especially now in the age of long distance flight and aircraft carriers, it is not useful for military. It is also a ridiculous idea because we can not afford it. We do not have affordable health care, Mexico is not paying for the stupid vanity wall, the economy is starting to stall but, yeah, buy a hunk of ice!
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:33 pm

MikeDrop wrote:
ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.

LOL calm down. The left started with this BS before he was even inaugurated and has never let up. He’s done amazingly well considering the focused resistance and intense efforts to destroy him, his family, and anyone that is part of his administration from day 1.

Your anger means nothing to Trump or his supporters. The left sacrificed any consideration long ago with their false accusations and character assassinations.

Mike Drop


*cough* birther movement *cough* Muslim *cough* Michelle-is-a-man
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:39 pm

Dutchy wrote:
MikeDrop wrote:
He’s done amazingly well considering the focused resistance and intense efforts to destroy him, his family, and anyone that is part of his administration from day 1.


What has the Trump presidency actually achieved, Something they did with objective measurable results. I am truly interested in this. You support him, you aren't dumb, so there must be something which makes you say, the Trump presidency is good for your country, because.....


- he’s making white nationalism great again!
- destroying the institutions by putting complete morons in these positions
- embarrassing everyone with his daily tweet shitshow
- pissing off US allies and brown nosing dictators
- rolling back many good things done just because Obama implemented them
- picking fights with (mostly women) who stand up to him

What a leader(!) :sarcastic:
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:43 pm

JJJ wrote:
trpmb6 wrote:
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The people who think the idea of acquiring Greenland is just some stupid Trumpian idea are just blinded by their hatred of the man.


The idea can have all the merit in the world, but the mere notion that a sitting president thinks it's feasible in the real world is where it sets alarms off. Even worse is that there's no authorised voice that told him Mr. President the days of land purchases belong to a different century.

You do not offer to buy bits off fellow civilized nations period. It's wrong at every possible levels of diplomacy, sovereignty and basic respect.

That said, is Trump selling? What's the price for, say, California?

Maybe that's when America Wuz Grate? When you could buy and sell countries, humans, you name it? I'd bet a plurality, nay a majority, of republicans would go back to that in a heart beat. They could bring back slavery for sincerely held religious reasons--and they'd have a pretty solid biblical case. Glory!
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:56 pm

bgm wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
MikeDrop wrote:
He’s done amazingly well considering the focused resistance and intense efforts to destroy him, his family, and anyone that is part of his administration from day 1.


What has the Trump presidency actually achieved, Something they did with objective measurable results. I am truly interested in this. You support him, you aren't dumb, so there must be something which makes you say, the Trump presidency is good for your country, because.....


- he’s making white nationalism great again!
- destroying the institutions by putting complete morons in these positions
- embarrassing everyone with his daily tweet shitshow
- pissing off US allies and brown nosing dictators
- rolling back many good things done just because Obama implemented them
- picking fights with (mostly women) who stand up to him

What a leader(!) :sarcastic:


I know what people think whom aren't too warm for the Trump charm, but it interests me what people whom defend him, think of him and what they think he accomplished in order for Trump to win their support. In a democracy, it is the highest honor to give: give a vote to someone.
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:03 pm

MaverickM11 wrote:
JJJ wrote:
trpmb6 wrote:
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The people who think the idea of acquiring Greenland is just some stupid Trumpian idea are just blinded by their hatred of the man.


The idea can have all the merit in the world, but the mere notion that a sitting president thinks it's feasible in the real world is where it sets alarms off. Even worse is that there's no authorised voice that told him Mr. President the days of land purchases belong to a different century.

You do not offer to buy bits off fellow civilized nations period. It's wrong at every possible levels of diplomacy, sovereignty and basic respect.

That said, is Trump selling? What's the price for, say, California?

Maybe that's when America Wuz Grate? When you could buy and sell countries, humans, you name it? I'd bet a plurality, nay a majority, of republicans would go back to that in a heart beat. They could bring back slavery for sincerely held religious reasons--and they'd have a pretty solid biblical case. Glory!


You should follow Betty Bowers: America’s best Christian! ;)

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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:16 pm

Dieuwer wrote:
People need to STOP BEING TRIGGERED all the time by Trump tweets.
If someone tweets something silly, often the best thing you can do is to ignore it. Not immediately jump on it and "feed the troll".

And even if the Danes wanted or needed to respond to Trumps tweet, they could have said something like: "I see. How interesting. We will see what Trump has to say about it during his visit."

And leave it at that.

The funny things is that this whole thing was NOT triggered by a tweet. In fact, it was reported in the news as rumors...which he confirmed were true (so that kinda defeats the whole "fake news" thing he has).
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:24 pm

seb146 wrote:
Nelson Rockafeller wanted to make an offer to purchase Greenland for the natural resources under the ice but that idea was abandoned. Before that, it was suggested in 1946/7 as a military strategy but Denmark declined based on a 1941 treaty. So, yes, it has been suggested before but not often and not seriously because it is a ridiculous idea. Especially now in the age of long distance flight and aircraft carriers, it is not useful for military. It is also a ridiculous idea because we can not afford it. We do not have affordable health care, Mexico is not paying for the stupid vanity wall, the economy is starting to stall but, yeah, buy a hunk of ice!


What do you mean "we can not afford it"? US can just print a bunch of money. :stirthepot: :stirthepot:

Ultimately, though, it doesn't really matter whether buying Greenland is a good idea or not (It's actually not as absurd as people make it out to be), but to have a transaction, you need a buyer AND a seller. Denmark is not selling, period, and there's no reason for Denmark to sell, either. Unlike Louisiana (French was at a huge debt and was in no position to defend that territory back then), Gadsden (Mexico gov't was weak and again, is nearly bankrupt), and Alaska (Russia has no money plus realized that they can't really defend Alaska from UK anyway), Denmark doesn't need the money, nor they feel like they have to spend more on Greenland more than its worth.

I mean, this whole thing would be like a championship contender in sport wanting to buy a budding star that's still on a cheap contract that won't run out until forever from another mid-market team that's doing decent themselves - of course it benefits the former team, but why should the latter team sell?
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:55 pm

About Louisiana, it wasn't even about defending the territory, it was owning it that was impossible. Unless France sent a significant share of its population there (which might have been a good idea, who knows ?).
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:09 pm

trpmb6 wrote:
ltbewr wrote:
The idea of buying Greenland, along with many other comments and tweets of Pres. Trump to me is showing the massive incompetency and danger of him as President and a need to remove him from office by Impeachment or the 25th Amendment for the good of the country and world.


Should check your sources, Trump didn't tweet about buying Greenland, it was a news report of a leak from someone in the admin who thought it was a silly idea.

Such a silly idea that multiple presidents have tried to acquire Greenland... Greenland would be a great addition as a US territory, but fact is, we already have two military bases there so we don't really need to acquire Greenland for those reasons. It'd be great to have access to the resources.. but those resources are all underneath a thick ice sheet.

The people who think the idea of acquiring Greenland is just some stupid Trumpian idea are just blinded by their hatred of the man.


Oh my ...
The explicit proposition of Trump (contrary of what you said) was totally ridiculous. You don't buy a territory by sending a tweet and a joke with a fake picture.
Then, you don't cancel an official visit because you were so stupid that a foreign prime minister had to say it. Well, except if you're Trump, of course.
 
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:52 am

Personally I'd like to own an island. I even know there are some inexpensive ones in Panama for example. But the main point would be that it would be uninhabited, aside from me.

Have you seen that some Trump fans (or I hope, fans of making money on the back of daft people) are already selling T Shirts with Greenland as part of the US ?

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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:27 am

I don't like to open another thread on insane idea's of mr. Trump. So as this is equally insane as buying Greenland, here we go:

Trump suggested nuking hurricanes to stop them from hitting U.S.

President Trump has suggested multiple times to senior Homeland Security and national security officials that they explore using nuclear bombs to stop hurricanes from hitting the United States, according to sources who have heard the president's private remarks and been briefed on a National Security Council memorandum that recorded those comments.

Behind the scenes: During one hurricane briefing at the White House, Trump said, "I got it. I got it. Why don't we nuke them?" according to one source who was there. "They start forming off the coast of Africa, as they're moving across the Atlantic, we drop a bomb inside the eye of the hurricane and it disrupts it. Why can't we do that?" the source added, paraphrasing the president's remarks.

Asked how the briefer reacted, the source recalled he said something to the effect of, "Sir, we'll look into that."
Trump replied by asking incredulously how many hurricanes the U.S. could handle and reiterating his suggestion that the government intervene before they make landfall.
The briefer "was knocked back on his heels," the source in the room added. "You could hear a gnat fart in that meeting. People were astonished. After the meeting ended, we thought, 'What the f---? What do we do with this?'"


Link to the article

There we go, more insane idea's of the American President.
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:42 pm

Dutchy wrote:
I don't like to open another thread on insane idea's of mr. Trump. So as this is equally insane as buying Greenland, here we go:

Trump suggested nuking hurricanes to stop them from hitting U.S.

President Trump has suggested multiple times to senior Homeland Security and national security officials that they explore using nuclear bombs to stop hurricanes from hitting the United States, according to sources who have heard the president's private remarks and been briefed on a National Security Council memorandum that recorded those comments.

Behind the scenes: During one hurricane briefing at the White House, Trump said, "I got it. I got it. Why don't we nuke them?" according to one source who was there. "They start forming off the coast of Africa, as they're moving across the Atlantic, we drop a bomb inside the eye of the hurricane and it disrupts it. Why can't we do that?" the source added, paraphrasing the president's remarks.

Asked how the briefer reacted, the source recalled he said something to the effect of, "Sir, we'll look into that."
Trump replied by asking incredulously how many hurricanes the U.S. could handle and reiterating his suggestion that the government intervene before they make landfall.
The briefer "was knocked back on his heels," the source in the room added. "You could hear a gnat fart in that meeting. People were astonished. After the meeting ended, we thought, 'What the f---? What do we do with this?'"


Link to the article

There we go, more insane idea's of the American President.


Injecting more energy into a building hurricane will escalate its growth afaics.
But don't hold back.
Just set off some random nukes around Florida's coastline. :-)

Small little cyclones exist in abundance. they are harmless.
What turns them into hurricanes is travel over extensively heated water.
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Mon Aug 26, 2019 5:29 pm

WIederling wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
I don't like to open another thread on insane idea's of mr. Trump. So as this is equally insane as buying Greenland, here we go:

Trump suggested nuking hurricanes to stop them from hitting U.S.

President Trump has suggested multiple times to senior Homeland Security and national security officials that they explore using nuclear bombs to stop hurricanes from hitting the United States, according to sources who have heard the president's private remarks and been briefed on a National Security Council memorandum that recorded those comments.

Behind the scenes: During one hurricane briefing at the White House, Trump said, "I got it. I got it. Why don't we nuke them?" according to one source who was there. "They start forming off the coast of Africa, as they're moving across the Atlantic, we drop a bomb inside the eye of the hurricane and it disrupts it. Why can't we do that?" the source added, paraphrasing the president's remarks.

Asked how the briefer reacted, the source recalled he said something to the effect of, "Sir, we'll look into that."
Trump replied by asking incredulously how many hurricanes the U.S. could handle and reiterating his suggestion that the government intervene before they make landfall.
The briefer "was knocked back on his heels," the source in the room added. "You could hear a gnat fart in that meeting. People were astonished. After the meeting ended, we thought, 'What the f---? What do we do with this?'"


Link to the article

There we go, more insane idea's of the American President.


Injecting more energy into a building hurricane will escalate its growth afaics.
But don't hold back.
Just set off some random nukes around Florida's coastline. :-)

Small little cyclones exist in abundance. they are harmless.
What turns them into hurricanes is travel over extensively heated water.


But that involves science and, as we know, this administration hates science.
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Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:24 am

In a setting of much alcohol and funny tobacco, a few friends and I debated this yesterday. Whilst only a few of us had actually been to Greenland, the consensus was that we could live without it, given the right conditions. And those conditions would be exchanging one piece of land for another, after which we set about selecting a piece of US real estate we thought might fit the bill.

We had a look at Florida, but between the hurricanes, alligators and the perennial "Florida man", and the fact none of us are into theme parks or cruise ship holidays, we gave that a miss. We're not much into guns either, which effectively rules out all of the fly-over and southern states. None of which, incidentally, had anything on offer that even remotely excited us anyway. The eastern coast is filled with whining ignorants and uppity nouveau rich, none of which sat well with us either, and we already have enough crap weather.

In the end we agreed on taking California in exchange for Greenland. Not that California is particularly appealing, they just seemed to be the least vile of the possible options. Getting our greedy mitts on Silicon Valley obviously also played a vital role, but we will probably have to drive large number of bulldozers through most of LA and SF, and repurpose the areas as national parks. We'd also need a 1000 year insurance from the US, they'll pay any and all costs when the next 8+ earthquake hits.

A cable has been sent to POTUS suggesting the above. We are eagerly anticipating the response.
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