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Army drill scares residents
on Houston´s south side

KTRK [Houston TX], by Jessica Willey

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/29/2013 2:35:13 AM

HOUSTON- The sight of Army helicopters and the sound of gunfire created a lot of concern Monday afternoon in one Houston neighborhood.We received a lot of phones calls, Tweets and Facebook posts from worried neighbors, wondering what was going on. (Snip)The U.S. Army along with other agencies took over the old Carnegie Vanguard High School near Scott and Airport. There were armed men in fatigues, plenty of weapons and what many thought were real live rounds "I felt like I was in a warzone." Jerrals said. "It was nonstop. I was terrified."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 1/29/2013 3:29:09 AM     (No. 9145559)

Not quite half as scary as trying to survive in Rahm Emanueland.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/29/2013 5:08:57 AM     (No. 9145585)

The last I knew, the military had no authority to conduct army drills in a civilian environment. Who authorized this? Are these drills to familiarize the population so that when Barry gives the word, the population will comply like sheep heading into the FEMA concentration camps?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tehtriggerman, 1/29/2013 5:47:16 AM     (No. 9145605)

I believe I read the same thing is happening in MIAMI. This is conditioning folks. Its happening right now to scare the sheeple.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: patpgmr, 1/29/2013 5:50:59 AM     (No. 9145606)

I´ve been doing some Bing searches. It´s been happening all over the country - St. Louis, Minneapolis, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles etc. - since at least 2011.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mws50, 1/29/2013 5:59:55 AM     (No. 9145616)

I´m surprised some armed citizens did not investigate this.

I´m not surprised that Channel 13 found some scared people. It did happen in Sheila Jackson Lee´s district.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/29/2013 6:47:51 AM     (No. 9145657)

Of course the American military has the authority to train in America. In case you missed our military fights in urban situations, why not train in American cities.

Come on people there is enough real problems without inventing non-existing ones.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Judith, 1/29/2013 7:20:30 AM     (No. 9145705)

Yesterday it was reported a similar exercise, unannounced, occurred in Florida. Another report was about convoys of containers with all the ammunition, being moved. And now this. The exercises, again, unannounced, are intimidating and frightening....which I believe is their (government)intent.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 1/29/2013 7:36:09 AM     (No. 9145725)

"Turns out, it was a multi-agency training drill that Jerrals wished would have come with warning. "

Remember years ago, all that talk about "black helicopters"? It turned out to be the same thing as this: military training in some urban areas, in cooperation with local authorities -- but the locals didn´t give sufficient warning to their citizens.

Then the media made fun of anyone who mentioned "black helicopters" and called them "conspiracy theorists".

After all, the helicopters weren´t black -- they were Army green...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Geoman, 1/29/2013 8:02:25 AM     (No. 9145778)

The helicopters were black and flown by pilots of the 160th. These drills go back to the early 90s and followed scenarios intended to replicate foreign cities. The core assault teams were special forces, whom i doubt would consent to do Obama´s bidding were they ordered to attack US citizens, particularly since most of the troops fall into the bitter clinger category themselves.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: toodles3956, 1/29/2013 8:14:39 AM     (No. 9145799)

#2 is exactly right. They are doing this everywhere so the population will get used to it so when the real thing comes we will just march off to the FEMA camps which are already set up. Buy more guns!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Catherine, 1/29/2013 8:39:13 AM     (No. 9145860)

It´s simple - Obama is firing 20,000 marines currently in the military and guess who he will replace them with. Remember his ´private army´ he bragged about creating in his first run for office? Well, here ya´ go.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: irishwolfielady, 1/29/2013 8:41:12 AM     (No. 9145869)

The last sentence is telling..."if it protects the children..." Sheeple will allow any breach on freedom and liberty if it is for the children.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jt26, 1/29/2013 8:49:05 AM     (No. 9145891)

There is no need to conduct training without warning so close to civilians. The whole Federal government is too powerful, invasive, coercive and corrupt, it needs taken down about 10 pegs. Starting with the boy blunder messiah in charge.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/29/2013 9:08:37 AM     (No. 9145968)

A city run by uber-liberal Democrats. Nice, huh?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: HotRodLincoln, 1/29/2013 10:01:19 AM     (No. 9146133)

This is alarming taken along with the repeal of Posse Comitatus and the push to disarm Americans.

I nominate for Must Read.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/29/2013 10:16:01 AM     (No. 9146174)

I do not agree with US army drills on the US population. The public is being disarmed, invaded by Army drills, and watched over by drones. The constitution is being ignored: officials appointed without congressional approval, regulations passed and enforced by an unaccountable bureaucracy, a president rulling by executive fiat, everything declared an emergency to avoid debate, a congress that rubber stamps. This does not sound like a very free society.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: stryker714, 1/29/2013 10:36:43 AM     (No. 9146225)

If they didn´t want to scare the populace, they would have given fair warning.

Using a school as theater of operation is probably just a mask for the ulterior motive.

That´s not so smart to ride on the helicopter with feet on the skids: Something could happen to them. Looks really macho though.

Just watch Rambo if you wonder about their eventual outcome, "Will! Will! Will! Help me Will! Rambo got me! Will!". ha ha ha ha.

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