THIS IS A TEST of The News Blender Alert System.
“Next Thursday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will do its first test of a system that allows the president to send a message to most U.S. cellphones,” NBC News reported on Friday.
Thanks to Senator Ron Johnson’s [R-WI] S. 1180 – Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015 President Twitter-in-Chief will now have access to the capability to text you, whether you want him to or not.
And of course, the People have responded.
No, you cannot opt out, not if your carrier is one of the “more than 100 mobile carriers, including all the major wireless firms” who will be participating in the first “Presidential Alert.”
According to FEMA this will be a two-fold test. One for the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and one for the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and will begin at 2:18 p.m. EDT.
That is all. You may now return to our regularly scheduled broadcasting system.