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Missile threat alert for Hawaii a false alarm
CNN.com ^ | 1-12-18 | CNN

Posted on 01/13/2018 2:15:53 PM PST by Mad Dawgg

Washington (CNN)An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a "ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii" was a false alarm, according to state leaders and emergency officials.

"BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL," the emergency alert read. While the message caused concern on social media, the Hawaii Office of Emergency Management quickly responded on Twitter, saying, "NO missile threat to Hawaii."

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Someone is gonna get his clock cleaned for pushing the wrong button!
1 posted on 01/13/2018 2:15:53 PM PST by Mad Dawgg
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To: Mad Dawgg

No. He’s a minority.


2 posted on 01/13/2018 2:22:52 PM PST by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Mad Dawgg

OK.
Tell the MSM To stand down.


3 posted on 01/13/2018 2:23:07 PM PST by Conservet (Look back to go forward.)
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Just enough time to kiss your ass bye bye. Fidiots.


4 posted on 01/13/2018 2:24:39 PM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: Mad Dawgg
State of Hawaii will send out a correction message as soon as possible."

Why not send it out NOW! Nah! "Let's wait until the folks are freaking out beyond control!" Frigidiots!

5 posted on 01/13/2018 2:32:19 PM PST by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Mad Dawgg
Hilo resident here. At 8:06 life was held in the balance.

For 40 minutes, we were left in suspense about the authenticity of this cell phone alert.

40 minutes.

No radio coverage that I could find. No internet message. No cell phone follow-up.

40 minutes.

One-party Democrat control since 1954 - 64 years.

No one will be fired - the truth will never be known.

That is all.
6 posted on 01/13/2018 2:38:55 PM PST by jobim
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"One-party Democrat control since 1954 - 64 years."

They will blame this on Trump even know it was a state issued and controlled emergency announcement.

7 posted on 01/13/2018 2:43:53 PM PST by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: Road Warrior ‘04

Took them over half an hour.


8 posted on 01/13/2018 2:59:24 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Screw The NFL!!!!!! My family fought for the flag!)
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To: Steve Van Doorn

According to a post on Facebook, at least one Whorellyweird elite already blamed Trump. Jamie Lee Curtis went on a hate-filled rant against Trump blaming him for the entire thing. So much for her.


9 posted on 01/13/2018 3:02:11 PM PST by NCC-1701 ((You have your fear, which might become reality; and you have Godzilla, which IS reality.))
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To: Mad Dawgg

Wonder if this was deliberate, so they could blame Trump?


10 posted on 01/13/2018 3:08:16 PM PST by jacob allen
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Gabbard: False Missile Alarm Shows ‘Stark Reality,’ Trump ‘Taking Too Long’

https://www.newsmax.com/politics/gabbard-hawaii-stark-reality/2018/01/13/id/837017/


11 posted on 01/13/2018 3:13:33 PM PST by mandaladon (It's always good to be underestimated. ~Donald Trump)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Back in the 1970’s the emergency alert was sent out to all radio and television stations in the country on a Saturday morning with some stations taking it as true and others waiting for more info.

Automation was not the norm in radio back then so real people made decisions based on the info sent out by the wire services.

There were some scary moments.


12 posted on 01/13/2018 3:29:09 PM PST by Nextrush (Freedom is everybody's business: Remember Pastor Niemoller)
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To: mandaladon

LOL. the last THREE administrations kicked the can down the road. Well we’re finally at the end of the road. The Norks have a weapon and delivery system.

And as good Democrats the people of Hawaii were all for appeasing the NORKS and opposed to missile defense. Now,
live with it....


13 posted on 01/13/2018 3:32:48 PM PST by Kozak (DIVERSITY+PROXIMITY=CONFLICT)
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To: Mad Dawgg

I was Command & Control in AF for 24 years and this stuff happens perodically during exercises. I saw it happen twice, one time Reagen was woken and the other time the White House Sit Room had the sense to double check it before waking him again. Truth is I would rather get a false alarm than not get a warning during a real threat because of a fear of making a false alarm by the guy responsible


14 posted on 01/13/2018 3:36:39 PM PST by TonyM (UPS)
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Where are you going to hide on an island when the blast radius is about twice the size of your land mass? I’m going there in April. My Plan ... when the alert goes off, find the nearest bar and order a double. Might as well go happy.


15 posted on 01/13/2018 3:45:17 PM PST by ThePatriotsFlag (We are getting even more than we voted for!)
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To: Mad Dawgg; flaglady47; Maine Mariner; pax_et_bonum; Seattle Conservative; Freedom56v2; entropy12; ..
Good thing this was State, not Federal.

The President would at this very moment be undergoing being pilloried, castigated and beaten to a pulp every minute for the next three days...then impeachment would be called for.

But since the leftist media and the Swamp are forever playing or NOT playing the race card, not a hair of anyone in charge in the Hawaiian government will be seriously touched in regards to this missile incident.

Leni

16 posted on 01/13/2018 3:46:04 PM PST by MinuteGal (MAGA !!! MAGA !!! MAGA !!!)
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To: Mad Dawgg

And they worry that a Repub has his finger on a button !!!!


17 posted on 01/13/2018 3:46:55 PM PST by techrules2002
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The President would at this very moment be undergoing being pilloried, castigated and beaten to a pulp every minute for the next three days...then impeachment would be called for.

Uhhhh he is being skewered in the Twitterverse for it.

18 posted on 01/13/2018 3:49:04 PM PST by dfwgator
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Gabbard: False Missile Alarm Shows ‘Stark Reality,’ Trump ‘Taking Too Long’

So, I guess she's saying that Trump should've gone ahead and nuked NK before confirmation.

19 posted on 01/13/2018 3:50:54 PM PST by libertylover (Kurt Schlicter: "They wonder why they got Trump. They are why they got Trump")
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To: MinuteGal

Guam likely has a very similar test procedure. Maybe they could share what likely really happened.


20 posted on 01/13/2018 3:51:17 PM PST by txhurl (Banana Republicans, as far as the eye can see)
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