The batty members of The Resistance are putting on their tinfoil hats once again after it was reported that President Trump would be testing the new national emergency alert system this Thursday.
Any user of a modern cell phone is probably already familiar with the feature in which authorities are able to push through severe weather warnings as well as the AMBER Alerts that are sent out when a child goes missing and the new system which is under the jurisdiction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) gives the president a way to communicate with the entire nation in a time of national emergency.
The system was authorized by Congress and implemented under Barack Obama but has never undergone a real national live test.
That test is scheduled to take place on Thursday.
— The Hill (@thehill) September 15, 2018
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is testing a new system next week that allows President Trump to send messages directly to U.S. cellphones.
All major wireless firms and more than 100 mobile carriers are participating in the new Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) program that allows for presidential alerts, FEMA wrote in a Thursday statement.
“The EAS [Emergency Alert System] is a national public warning system that provides the president with the communications capability to address the nation during a national emergency,” FEMA said in a statement.
Compatible cell phones will receive a text message that reads “Presidential Alert” and “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.”
The EAS is also used with radio and television broadcasters, cable systems, satellite radio and television providers, and wireline video providers, the agency said.
The WEA system is already used to warn the public about missing children, dangerous weather and other vital information, FEMA said.
The national test of the presidential alerts will use the same tone and vibration associated with other WEA alerts such as tornado warnings or Amber Alerts.
It makes sense right? It should, at least to sane people whose frontal lobes haven’t been turned into mush by the insane paranoia and hysterical overreaction by many to a lost election.
The moonbat fever swamps are absolutely boiling over on Twitter:
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) September 15, 2018
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) September 14, 2018
Qanon morons are very excited about this FEMA presidential alert system, thinking Trump is about to use it to announce the secret pizza pedophile mass arrests, which will obviously go off without a hitch. https://t.co/BY1OLubicd
— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) September 16, 2018
Trump is very likely to use the text alert system to instigate a Reichstag fire crisis among the citizenry. He will absolutely use it as a line of defense tool to stave off his removal from office. #SaveThisTweet
— Smitty (@SmittyWrite) September 16, 2018
It will only get crazier as the big day approaches and the lunatics get more restive.