• WTF fun fact #67
Every night, the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights,
and the Declaration of Independence are lowered
into a bomb-proof safe.
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    • This is true! According to Atlas Obscura, “Every night (and at the press of a button, should the need arise) a special elevator pulls them underground into a custom-built armored vault built in 1953".
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    • Not if nick cage has anything to say about it
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    • Clearly the safes aren't safe when Nick Cage is near
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    • The documents themselves are actually bomb proof through the sheer force of American exceptionalism
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    • We watched National treasure, they are way more secure then just bomb proof bunker
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    • I've seen National Treasure.
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    • No such thing as bomb proof.... just need a more powerful bomb 😏
      ATPgang 4 jul
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    • Wow national treasure was so good they made it in real life
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    • Wow if only we actually protect the rights they describe that much
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    • Just incase any dirty loyalist redcoats try some funny shit
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    • Wow that would be really cool to use in the plot of a movie where they steal the Declaration of Independence.
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    • I imagine that system requires maintenance... hmmm.
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    • Ive seen national treasure. I know....
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    • Why? Not like they use it or reference it anymore.
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    • Yet none of our "politicians" have ever read any of them.
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    • Just like in national treasure
      ZubZub 4 jul
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    • VWbus 4 jul
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    • Tell that to Nicholas cage
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    • Exactly HOW bomb proof? Like C4 proof or atomic bomb proof.
      Sensino 5 jul
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    • Politicans trample over the Constitution so much I'm suprised they haven't burned it already
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    • Yea we know, we’ve all seen national treasure
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    • What I’d a bomb goes off during the day though?
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    • If somebody stole em all and wiped their ass with them, they'd still be showing more respect to them than 95+ percent of out government has
      FIDLAR 4 jul
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    • *sad cages sounds*
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    • So what you're saying is to bomb it during the day???
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    • We could save so many taxpayer dollars by just detaining Nicholas cage
      honfedil 7 jul
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    • Time to upgrade the safe
      kanep0e 5 jul
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    • i learned this from national treasure 1
      meatman_ 4 jul
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    • We’ve seen National Treasure, we know ok
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    • That's funny bc the government doesn't give a fuck about either of those
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    • I've seen them in those cases
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    • The moment that our govt protects the documents with our rights than our actual rights
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    • Yes I know thanks to national treasure
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    • Should’ve been a Nick Cage-proof safe
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    • I doubt it politicians have been using it to wipe their asses for years
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    • Where the fuck is my InfoChecker
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    • Japanese square watermelons are ornamental plants and are not edible.
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    • #nationaltreasure
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    • Nicholas Cage was abel to get one of them, who's to say the others are safe?
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    • Good keep em safe
      nachas 8 jul
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    • Well yeah. We already knew that.
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    • Yea but those are replicas or copies. The real ones are stored somewhere else.
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    • Sweats in Nicolas Cage
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    • Now everyone knows
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    • During the day, Donald Trump shits on both, no bombers needed
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    • Why’s it come out or what is this all about
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    • no shit retard ive watched national treasure
      frog 4 jul
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    • Nothing is bomb proof if you have enough passion... and money
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    • Can someone please cash app me $5 🙏 $blueblackangel
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    • Bitch natural treasures taught me this
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    • Thats funny considering our politicians are trying to discredit and destroy them.
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    • Isnt there something about this in Fallout 3?
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    • They protect them papers, but they don't protect the energy that they give
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    • If BLM ever tries to fuck with these documents
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    • That is a long ass focal point
      B3kfast 8 jul
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    • Crazy as if any of America still follows the principles they intended. They might as well have already been blown up.
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    • Why do they remove them in the first place, don’t we have bajillions of copies
      wundeadx 8 jul
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    • Bill Gates showed us this and how to steal it.
      copperPD 7 jul
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    • Nicholas Cage already taught me that, sry
      wes_matt 7 jul
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    • The bill of rights is part of the constitution
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    • InfoChecker is this true?
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    • Someone’s kid died today from hunger.
      rude222 7 jul
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    • Nicholas Cage proof? No
      Durandal 7 jul
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    • Dont they do it with the magna carta as well?
      Meowgie 7 jul
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    • I’ve watched national treasure enough to know how this goes
      Ratsley 7 jul
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    • I’m gonna steal the Declaration of Independence.
      zackoo 7 jul
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    • Did Nicholas Cage write this?
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    • suaraun 7 jul
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    • Yes yes, we've all seen national treasure.
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    • Man people seem to put a lot of stock into something that was written by people that lived like 300 years ago.
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    • I dont see why, it's not like the bill of rights even means anything anymore
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    • I literally just watched national treasure last night and wake up to this meme, what the fuck
      trapman_ 7 jul
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    • Im pretty sure everybody has seen the movie
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    • Why the government doesn’t protect anything written on them about the citizens of this country so why protect the papers thier written on
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    • I think someone made copies though 😂
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    • So your saying that during the day...?
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    • Fallout 3 steal declaration of independence
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    • But why, why does it need that much security? What can somebody gain by stealing one of those. Except the satisfaction of stealing it which I would definitely steal it if I could.
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    • Who didn't know this?
      shingdow 7 jul
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    • Good use of American taxes lol, y'all so stupid.
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    • Or are they *hmmms in Nicholas cage*
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    • The originals are kept away where no one will ever know how to get to
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    • Who calls the next thing liberals get rid of is all 3 of these?
      Emmy1531 7 jul
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    • Smart people would make multiple copies
      josuedaj 7 jul
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    • We have all seen national treasure
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    • What if someone uses a safe proof bomb
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    • I mean yea we all watched the movie
      ambarron 7 jul
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    • For some reason, I thought they said the Supreme Court room is taken every night to a safe.
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    • It's not cage proof.
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    • National treasure already taught us this 1
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    • And still no one cares
      ellafeer 7 jul
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    • Nice
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    • Just wait until BLM heard about this!
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    • Number 6996....nice
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    • Just wait until the radical left idiots get their hands on them
      Malgai 7 jul
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    • Nothing bomb proof if you eat enough Taco bell
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    • It still can't stop Nicolas Cage
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    • #6996. Nice.
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    • Nice
      Johndo 7 jul
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