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Postby fstarcstar » Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:45 pm

Anybody find it interesting how we just dropped one of our most powerful bombs in Afghanistan while Trump is in office? Makes me think he asked for what could be done, was presented with 5 possibilities and he chose the one with the biggest bang. Makes me think some generals in the military had a hard on just thinking of this.

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Washington (CNN)The United States on Thursday dropped the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in its military arsenal for the first time in history.

But President Donald Trump declined to say whether he personally signed off on the use of the GBU-43/B MOAB, also known as the "mother of all bombs," in a strike on ISIS militants in Afghanistan.

"Everybody knows exactly what happens. So, what I do is I authorize our military," Trump said when asked whether he authorized the strike. "We have given them total authorization and that's what they're doing."

http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/13/politics/ ... index.html

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Re: MOAB

Postby NAB » Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:53 pm

The MOAB is a MOAD.
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Re: MOAB

Postby exploited » Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:55 pm

This f**k guy.
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Re: MOAB

Postby phosphide » Thu Apr 13, 2017 5:40 pm

A general called for it.

That said, fear mongering about WWIII has to stop.
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Re: MOAB

Postby Spider » Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:11 am

phosphide wrote:
That said, fear mongering about WWIII has to stop.


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Re: MOAB

Postby spacemonkey » Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:23 pm

They had a daisy cutter bomb they used in Vietnam. About the same. Don't know its official name, but it was called the daisy cutter.
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Re: MOAB

Postby Kane » Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:27 pm

phosphide wrote:A general called for it.

That said, fear mongering about WWIII has to stop.


Saber rattling is saber rattling. And it's led to a number of confrontations. Nearly nuclear war.

I don't think it's fear mongering if there's a precedent and contemporaneous action that warrants concern. Why do you?
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Re: MOAB

Postby exploited » Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:30 pm

Kane wrote:
phosphide wrote:A general called for it.

That said, fear mongering about WWIII has to stop.


Saber rattling is saber rattling. And it's led to a number of confrontations. Nearly nuclear war.

I don't think it's fear mongering if there's a precedent and contemporaneous action that warrants concern. Why do you?


Wait, what? Did I miss this in the paper this morning or something?
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Re: MOAB

Postby Kane » Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:35 pm

exploited wrote:
Kane wrote:
phosphide wrote:A general called for it.

That said, fear mongering about WWIII has to stop.


Saber rattling is saber rattling. And it's led to a number of confrontations. Nearly nuclear war.

I don't think it's fear mongering if there's a precedent and contemporaneous action that warrants concern. Why do you?


Wait, what? Did I miss this in the paper this morning or something?


I meant historically. I'm passing comment on the DPRK and any attacks.
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Re: MOAB

Postby spacemonkey » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:06 am

I don't lose sleep over any of those places or events. I do lose sleep when the cats want to bring their fighting asses into the bedroom. Then I usually have to sooth the savage beasts with catnip. Sometime I think they actually plan that shit,lol.
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