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‘The founding fathers are actually turning over in their graves’: Internet breaks into hysterics over 4.4 earthquake in Delaware Bay

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The earthquake that hit the Delaware Bay Thursday afternoon ranked only 4.4 on the Richter Scale. While Californian’s might call it a hiccup and Oklahoman’s might call a fracking accident, Twitter’s jokes seemed limitless.

One person posted a photo of a rock hitting a pond and warned of the shocking tsunami. Another called it a simple vibration and that he knew instantly what it was. He called his survival of the great Delaware Bay earthquake of 2017 bad news for liberals. One graphic appeared that is frequently used when small quakes or minor natural disasters become major news. It features a plastic set of lawn furniture with a chair that has fallen over. “We will rebuild,” the graphic is often captioned.

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It’s unclear if Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. felt the same quake or had their own nearby jitter. However, the Philadelphia Phillies‏ got in on the humor, claiming the cause was their mascot Phillie Phanatic falling over. Another person blamed it on former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, an attempt at a joke about the Republican’s size. Others blamed President Donald Trump for no apparent reason, just because.

The best, however, came from those saying that it was the founding fathers collectively rolling over in their graves.

Then there were those who were more shocked over the fact that they live in the area and didn’t feel a thing.

Here are more of the fun jokes below:

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Millions around the world joined #ClimateStrike — demanding bold climate action

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Masses of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the beginning" in the fight against environmental disaster.

Some four million people filled city streets around the world, organizers said, in what was billed as the biggest ever protest against the threat posed to the planet by rising temperatures.

Youngsters and adults alike chanted slogans and waved placards in demonstrations that started in Asia and the Pacific, spread across Africa, Europe and Latin America, before culminating in the United States where Thunberg rallied.

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Trump announces new sanctions on Iran — and deploys US troops to the Middle East

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Trump said the sanctions were the toughest-ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike, calling restraint a sign of strength.

The Treasury Department renewed action against Iran's central bank after US officials said Tehran carried out weekend attacks on rival Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, which triggered a spike in global crude prices.

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‘Do a lot of stupid sh*t as quickly as possible’: Ambassador Power breaks down ’The Trump Doctrine’

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The former ambassador to the United Nations explained "The Trump Doctrine" during a Friday evening interview with comedian Bill Maher on HBO's "Real Time."

Samantha Power, the author of the new book, The Education of an Idealist, was asked by Maher about the foreign policy mantra of the Obama administration.

"Obama's foreign policy doctrine was famously summarized as 'don't do stupid sh*t," Maher noted. "Trump's, of course, is 'Do stupid sh*t.'"

"Do stupid sh*t as quickly as possible," Power clarified.

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