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The SHTF Scenario for Trump

He went too far. He got cocky and careless. The House Intel Committee is questioning the acting DNI. You can watch it here.

I have to work so take good notes.

Meanwhile, the Whistleblower complaint says that the actual meeting log between Trump and Zelensky is stored on a secure server for political reasons. Let’s hope someone from the NSA has hacked into it before the WH person with the su password wipes the thing clean.

This is an open SHTF thread:

Things that make you go “hmmm…”, Explosive Edition

So, Rep. Jackie Speier was on Rachel Maddow last night and Maddow asked her if she’d read the whistleblower complaint. Yes, she had. Well, some documentation has been classified retroactively by the president in the last 24 hours so she couldn’t talk about it. But did she have an opinion about the contents?

Yes. It was “explosive”.

Interesting choice of words.

Let’s read into this word as if Speier were trying to blink out a message. (Put your tin foil hats on)

What if the whistleblower (wb) found out that Trump “promised” to deliver something even better than $250,000,000 in military aid to Ukraine? What if Trump promised one of our nukes?

Maybe he thought that would sweeten the pot since Ukraine disarmed years ago and didn’t have one around. I know it sounds crass to offer something associated with radiation to a country that hosted Chernobyl on its soil but this is Trump. He’s not the kind of guest you invite to dinner for his refinement and sensitivity.

Just the other day, Trump was going on and on about how we are upgrading our nuclear arsenal. What do you do with a huge, shiny nuclear arsenal? I mean, seriously, what’s the point of having nukes if you can never use them? Why not use them as a bargaining chip? Offer a nuke to Zelensky in exchange for making Biden look like a monster and watch the NYTimes go after Biden like Ramsay Bolton’s dogs.

Or why not get the Ukrainians to say that Biden offered them a nuke if he became president? Would that be execution worthy for Biden? Didn’t the Rosenbergs get the “electric chair” for giving the nuclear info to the soviets?

I’m not saying that nukes had anything to do with it. All I’m saying is that “explosive” could be a significant choice of words. There are many possibilities. I’m just letting my mind go where it wants.

You know, five impossible things before breakfast.

Comment below on your best “explosive” scenario.