Monday, January 30, 2017

World More Doomed...Thanks to Trump!

On Thursday, January 26, a group of supposed atomic scientists based out of the University of Chicago announced that their Doomsday Clock was moved 30 seconds forward to just 2-1/2 minutes to Midnight.

All because of Trump. They claimed:
"...even though he has just now taken office, the president's intemperate statements, lack of openness to expert advice, and questionable cabinet nominations have already made a bad international security situation worse."
Also, claiming:
"This already-threatening world situation was the backdrop for a rise in strident nationalism worldwide in 2016, including in a U.S. presidential campaign during which the eventual victor, Donald Trump, made disturbing comments about the use and proliferation of nuclear weapons and expressed disbelief in the overwhelming scientific consensus on climate change."
So, there you have it!  A bunch of self-appointed scientists, and obviously "not" politically motivated, have declared that the election of Trump has brought us closer to the end of the world.  Of course, this same group have been all over the place in predicting the world's end as noted by this chart:

Are we now supposed to go back to the 1950's and have our kids hiding under their desks as weekly air raid sirens blast?  Or, similarly, running to bomb shelters or practicing "duck and cover" every time we hear those sirens?  Don't forget the Conelrad radio and TV alerts.  Damn that Trump!

Let's not forget though, that this same group moved the "clock" forward from 6 to 3 minutes before midnight while our 2009 Nobel Peace Prize winner, President Barack Obama, was in charge.


The Doomsday Clock Is Reset: Closest To Midnight Since The 1950s:

Source of Chart: Wikipedia: Doomsday Clock:

Duck and Cover:

CONELRAD: Wikipedia:

2009 Nobel Peace Prize - Wikipedia:

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