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US Strategic Command Tweets It’s Ready To Drop Bombs As Its New Year’s Greeting

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US Strategic Command Tweets It's Ready To Drop Bombs As Its New Year's Greeting

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On December 31st, US Strategic Command (Stratcom) – a nuclear-capable branch of the US military posted a morbid New Year’s greeting on their official Twitter.

“Times Square tradition rings in the New Year by dropping the big ball… if ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger,” STRATCOM tweeted, referring to the traditional celebration in New York City and it’s dropping crystal ball.

It also had a video attached, showing a B-2 Spirit bomber in flight, later on deploying two GBU-57s – huge bunker buster bombs known as Massive Ordnance Penetrators – which hit a target on the testing grounds. In addition to that, the video flashed the words “Stealth,” “Ready” and “Lethal.”

The tweet was promptly deleted and Stratcom posted an apology for it.

Despite that, the tweet received more than 2,000 responses and was retweeted approximately 1,000 times. Most of the users that commented were condemning or mocking it.

People were also relating the situation to the infamous movie “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.”

Jeff Schogol, a Pentagon reporter for the Task & Purpose, cited era Lynn’s World War II-era song “We’ll Meet Again,” which was popularized in Stanley Kubrick’s iconic film.

The movie portrays a situation that quickly spins out of control, when a fictional US Air Force Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper usurps command and orders B-52 bombers to drop hydrogen bombs on a number of targets in Russia.

Some users questioned whether the “New Year’s Greeting” was against Twitter policy, since it threatened to employ violence.

“Military Twitter accounts increasingly being run by call of duty forum posters,” one Twitter user responded.

Journalist Chris Hooks said that US Strategic Air Command and Stratcom have “historically been the province of psychopaths since old boy LeMay, but the most alarming thing about stuff like this is that they don’t understand how deranged they sound.”

Alexandra Bell, senior policy director at the Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation tweeted the following:

In conclusion, under the Trump administration in 2018, the US dropped an average of 121 bombs per day, compared to 345 per day under the Obama administration and 24 per day under the George W. Bush administration. In 2018, the US military dropped more bombs on Afghanistan than any other recorded year.

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  • Barba_Papa

    Quick! Save face by claiming StratCom’s twitter account has been hacked by Russian hackers ™.

    There’s less shame to be had that some junior lieutenant had left the StratCom twitter password on some USB stick in the Washington subway then that the people at StratCom were that stupid into thinking this would make for an appropriate new years greeting. Plus its not like the MSM will not swallow yet another ‘Russians did it’ piece of bullshit.

    • You can call me Al

      It just beggar’s belief now.

      Happy New Year.

    • so

      That’s some sick stuff by my countrymen. I hope they realize it will be their families that will be erased in the war that follows. Happy New Year to all my sane friends of the world here at Southfront.

  • Tommy Jensen

    If you dont behave, what do you want America to do. Sit down on our thumb?
    No pal. We are gonna defend ourselves with all it takes, and if it takes BIG bombs to take you out, we will do it!

  • You can call me Al

    You stupid fucking, war mongering, infantile, pathetic piece of shit America (USA); you are deranged beyond belief. 2019 / 2020 the World will unite and eliminate all the elitists and political followers, the American people (as will the European people) will hunt you all down and you shall be eliminated for peace to prosper – all so called Zionist Christians or duel passport holders shall flee, but we shall follow.

    The World does not need nor want any more wars – you are dead men walking at the moment – but not for long.

    Enough is enough.

    Oh yes, Happy New Year.

  • Redadmiral

    What’s fuckin new? Yanki Psychopathic cockroaches continuing to kill brown people all over the world. From South America to the Levant through to, to Asia, and maybe some white or yellow people who get in their way too. The craven mentality of these tweeting sycophants only reflects the twisted mindset of their masters. Total cull of these murdering, maiming and war-mongering, apparatchiks is a necessary prerequisite to world peace. This is the Only message that should be going out on the First day of the NY, “Peace on Earth and goodwill to people of all nations”.

  • Hasbara Hunter

    The U.S.A. finally comes out of the Closet for being the Pathetic Looney Tunes Psychopathic Massmurdering Clown of the World….how lovely…do not try to hide it any longer U.S…. just give expression to your Sickest Emotions…Just let it all come out…you are Done Washington & Deep State Retards….your fall will come Fast….your Shitty Little Bombs do not impress me…you are Chickenshit…

  • Zionism = EVIL

    Americunts are crude uncouth savages with no class or respect for humanity. Guns, wars and violence at home and abroad. Cowards to the rotten core.