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Martial Red Zone In America:Heavily Armed Security Teams To Patrol Chicago (Shortened Title)
SHTFPlan.com ^ | 4/30/2012 | Mac Slavo

Posted on 04/30/2012 2:15:37 PM PDT by JohnKinAK

Martial Red Zone In America: Heavily Armed Security Teams To Patrol Chicago, Feds Prepare for Mass Detentions, Evacuation Planning Underway

If Transportation Security pat downs at public venues, thousands of drones over the skies of America, and the National Security Agency’s new Echelon-like listening center in Utah weren’t enough to convince you that we’re living in a police state, then perhaps the latest news out of Chicago will change your mind.

As world leaders prepare to meet in the windy city for their annual NATO summit, U.S. federal officials are working feverishly to implement a security net so broad that it encompasses the entirety of Cook County, Illinois. While international summits are traditionally met with a larger police presence and preparations for the possibility of protests or rioting, what’s taking place on American soil in anticipation of the May 20 meeting in downtown Chicago can be interpreted in only one way – the implementation of regionalized martial law.

Last week Red Cross officials reported that the City of Chicago, Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service had instructed them to prepare for a mass evacuation of the city in the event of an emergency during the NATO summit. The Red Cross was to prepare to shelter and feed residents in the event of such an evacuation.

On the heels of that announcement, more details have emerged and they suggest the Federal security apparatus has completely lost its marbles.

Via Off Grid Survival

The Illinois Department of Transportation is testing an emergency plan to shut off access into and out of downtown Chicago. The plan uses a network of highway security gates that are designed to shut down all traffic coming in and out of Chicago in the event of a terrorist attack.

The Illinois DOT is warning truckers that it’s best to avoid the city during the NATO Summit in Chicago May 20-21. There will be a number of driving restrictions and rolling street closures, and the Illinois DOT is testing highway barricades that will block access to all major highways in and out of Chicago.

These barricades, which started being installed on Chicago highways back in 2005, are deigned to restrict or cut off access to roads during an emergency like a bioterrorism attack.

…The Illinois DOT’s testing of these highway entrance ramp gates has many worried about the chaos that NATO may bring to Downtown Chicago. There is already talk about widespread city wide evacuations, rioting, terrorist attacks and even large scale detention centers and arrests.

Detention Centers

It’s been reported by the local media, that Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is devising a strategy to deal with large-scale mass arrests during the NATO Summit meeting. In fact, the Chicago Sun Times is reporting that the once abandoned Joliet State Prison may be reopened as a mass detention center for NATO.

Joliet prison is about 40 miles from Chicago and can hold about 1,300 prisoners. The Sheriff is also reportedly looking at building tents in the yard at Cook County Jail.

Militarized Red Zone

Starting May 1st, a full three weeks before the NATO Summit, the Federal Government will be setting up a Militarized Red Zone in the streets of Downtown Chicago.

In a Chicago Sun Time Article:

The head of Chicago’s NATO Host Committee said Thursday she was blindsided by the federal government’s decision to create a militarized “Red Zone” in the Loop to protect federal buildings in the run-up to the May 20-21 summit at McCormick Place.

The news of federal agents on the streets of Chicago isn’t sitting well with many. From last months urban warfare drills, to residents being warned of possible citywide evacuations, the city of Chicago is starting to look like a city that may already be under martial law.

Via Off Grid Survival

City planning officials with the Chicago NATO host committee have been reportedly kept in the dark about Federal security plans and Federal agencies like the aptly named Secret Service refuse to release any details:

…according to a CBS 2 report, the Secret Service has refused to even acknowledge the issue and “Chicago officials say the plan didn’t come from them.

…Despite the fact that the plan for evacuating citizens has stoked paranoia and confusion amongst residents, information about the procedure has seemingly been placed on lockdown.

Source: Infowars

What we do know is that the Red Cross and local government are preparing for mass evacuations of thousands of residents in case of a “national security event”, barricades are being set up to control traffic in and out of the city, city highways and streets are being completely shut down to restrict any non-official access, mass detention centers are being prepared to hold hundreds of detainees, and heavily armed security teams will be deployed weeks ahead of the summit to acclimate residents to the militarization of their city.

There also are reports that a heavily armed security team will start making a very public appearance around federal buildings in the Loop this week. Officials with the Chicago NATO host committee were completely in the dark. They had no reports of any such plans.

Source: CBS2 Chicago

Either national intelligence agencies in the United States have gotten wind of an attack to take place in Chicago in May, or they are overtly creating a manufactured crisis to instill in Americans that absolute power over our homes, lives and daily activities lies in the hands of our benevolent, all-seeing government.

Looking back at Executive Orders and Congressional Legislation over the past decade one can surmise that what’s happening in Chicago is not some half-baked training exercise. Rather, this is what life in America is destined to look like in the future. The National Defense Authorization Act, combined with elements of the Patriot Act, Presidential decrees outlining domestic military response plans, and the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act give the government the power to:

■Restrict the ability of the people to peaceably assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances, in essence completely abridging the right to free speech ■Identify and label any activities that threaten to undermine the State as ‘terrorist’ in nature ■Detain said terrorists indefinitely without charge or trial ■Deploy armed military personnel in a policing capacity on the streets of America ■Log, aggregate, red flag and act on any intelligence acquired through emails, phone calls, text messages or social networks For those who bury their heads in the sand and want to pretend like national security centered legislation is meant to protect us from ‘terrorists’ and not to restrict the freedoms of average Americans, look around.

The control grid is being put into place, it’s happening right here and now, and it’s no longer covert. The powers that be are showing us exactly what the plan is and they’ll implement it city-by-city, town-by-town, one American at a time – until every single one of us is living in a state of fear and compliance.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chicago
Escape from Chicago 2012
1 posted on 04/30/2012 2:15:45 PM PDT by JohnKinAK
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To: JohnKinAK

Any Russians with a suitcase visiting Chi-Town ?


2 posted on 04/30/2012 2:20:45 PM PDT by Renegade
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To: JohnKinAK
Dress rehearsal for the main event in November.
3 posted on 04/30/2012 2:21:11 PM PDT by AU72
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To: JohnKinAK

Interesting information. It is sad to say, but I think it is prudent for the authorities to be thinking of these “worst case” scenarios and preparing for them. Release of a nuclear, chemical, or bio weapon would be made even worse if the folks affected were able to leave.

And if the feds are trying to prepare, we as individuals should prepare as well.

And I doubt it is the case, but we should also be prepared if they close the gates without an attack.


4 posted on 04/30/2012 2:23:12 PM PDT by 21twelve
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To: JohnKinAK

Just some of the hope and change in hopey changey’s home town.


5 posted on 04/30/2012 2:24:22 PM PDT by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: AU72

Yeah. In the military we called it a live fire exercise.


6 posted on 04/30/2012 2:25:19 PM PDT by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: JohnKinAK

“Armed Secutity Teams”? Authorized by whom?
This may be looked back at as “The First Shot”.


7 posted on 04/30/2012 2:27:02 PM PDT by Fireone (Liberalism is a disease. (did I mention FUBO?))
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To: JohnKinAK

Most likely scared in the days after tomorrow’s upcoming OWS’s May Day protests.


8 posted on 04/30/2012 2:30:57 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: 21twelve
The reality of this episode is that somebody was stupid enough to host the NATO conference in Chicago, a town with exploding violence, just after the 1 year anniversary of bin Laden getting wacked, at the beginning of Occupy season.

No matter what, it is going to be a mess, even if terrorists don't show. I would expect, at best, something to rival the Seattle WTO conference.

9 posted on 04/30/2012 2:32:40 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: JohnKinAK

This will be built up by the MSM like nothing before. They (and The Kenyan) want this to play out in the worst way.
It will justify the next ten moves Odumbo makes via EO.


10 posted on 04/30/2012 2:35:31 PM PDT by Fireone (Liberalism is a disease. (did I mention FUBO?))
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To: JohnKinAK
Source: Infowars

Funny that they had an article that did not mention FEMA death camps. Alex is slipping.

11 posted on 04/30/2012 2:40:29 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: USNBandit
The reality of this episode is that somebody was stupid enough to host the NATO conference in Chicago,

Agreed, since NATO was primarily a military alliance, why not hold the meeting on a military base???

12 posted on 04/30/2012 2:43:37 PM PDT by varon (The Patriots stand watch!)
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To: varon
why not hold the meeting on a military base???

I was thinking Vegas. Easier hooker access for the security people.

13 posted on 04/30/2012 2:45:36 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: USNBandit

“The reality of this episode is that somebody was stupid enough to host the NATO conference in Chicago”
It was the best little barry could do. Remember, he tried
sooo hard to get the Olympics, but didn’t get his way!


14 posted on 04/30/2012 2:52:42 PM PDT by Fireone (Liberalism is a disease. (did I mention FUBO?))
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To: JohnKinAK

” the implementation of regionalized martial law.”

The thieving elitist facists and communists are demanding maximum protection from some unknown number of people who would like to see them dead.

This level of security happens everytime they get together.

In a conference in Pretoria, they had special forces with auto weapons guarding dumpsters. They cut down forests so the elite fascists would have a clear drive to the five-star restaurant to eat foie gras, clip and South African lobster.

It takes a huge amount of manpower and logistics to secure one tiny section in one large city for these poodles.


15 posted on 04/30/2012 2:55:17 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: JohnKinAK

Interesting. Thanks for posting. Interesting comments here and at the source. Thanks to all posters.


16 posted on 04/30/2012 3:19:52 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Biggirl
...upcoming OWS’s May Day protests.

It's probably very likely that law enforcement storm troopers are preparing to handle hordes of tea party and conservative activists and rabble rousers that will be carrying ugly offensive (to MSM, liberals) signs, and are VERY CAPABLE, as things progress thru the day, of VIOLENTLY throwing all their cups and bags and trash into HUGE RECEPTACLES!

17 posted on 04/30/2012 3:37:38 PM PDT by C210N (Go Newt!)
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To: JohnKinAK

Our tax dollars at work.

Keep paying the Chicago thugs!

It’s so obvious.


18 posted on 04/30/2012 3:41:17 PM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D in L0w and H0lder)
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To: AU72

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwaAVJITx1Y


19 posted on 04/30/2012 3:47:56 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: JohnKinAK

These people are delusional if they really think they can exercise this kind of control over the Chicagoland area, and more delusional if they think they can apply this to the rest of the country. The cost alone is impractical.


20 posted on 04/30/2012 3:54:20 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Election 2012 - America stands or falls. No more excuses. Get involved.)
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To: Drill Thrawl

Vegas wouldn’t have it. Too many perverts in that crowd.


21 posted on 04/30/2012 4:09:01 PM PDT by TexasSecede79366
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To: Free Vulcan

” The cost alone is impractical. “

Yeah - it’s not like it’s a gaggle of about-to-be-bankrupt “Green Companies” (AKA Dem Contributors), or anything like that....


22 posted on 04/30/2012 4:11:37 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: JohnKinAK

Dress rehearsal.


23 posted on 04/30/2012 4:17:36 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (Fleece, tallow, and get out to be weighed.)
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To: JohnKinAK

24 posted on 04/30/2012 4:19:10 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: JohnKinAK
What we do know is that ...heavily armed security teams will be deployed weeks ahead of the summit to acclimate residents to the militarization of their city.

Source: Infowars


25 posted on 04/30/2012 4:37:47 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (My 6 pack abs are now a full keg......)
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To: Uncle Ike

You’re talking $500 million dollar loans. Trying to put the country under martial law would cost the govt $500 million PER DAY, at least.


26 posted on 04/30/2012 4:50:43 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Election 2012 - America stands or falls. No more excuses. Get involved.)
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To: Free Vulcan

It’s all *Stimulus* - plenty of ink left for the printing presses.... ;)


27 posted on 04/30/2012 4:57:55 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: Uncle Ike

Exactly.


28 posted on 04/30/2012 5:02:45 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Election 2012 - America stands or falls. No more excuses. Get involved.)
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To: Renegade; All
You post: “Any Russians with a suitcase visiting Chi-Town ?”

There may be a Russian Suitcase - and there may be one set off in an American city - but it won't be the Russians that set it off.

Obama made the curious/disturbing statement a year or so ago that ‘We could withstand a dirty bomb - in one of our cities.

I had a chill then - like “are they planning on using one in order in enact Martial Law - maybe before elections? (Martial Law shuts down everything, including the Congress, for 6 months...June - Nov takes us past the elections.)

Ask yourselves: “Who would benefit most from a dirty bomb attack in ONE of our cities?”

Russia? hardly. They set of a bomb and then what?

This rogue administration: total control of our country.

Remember, just 6 weeks ago, he signed the below into law - that stretches ability to declare Martial Law EVEN in peacetime, for any reason he wants.

Getting all their ducks in a row?


http://endtimesrevelations.wordpress.com/2012/03/19/obama-authorizes-peacetime-martial-law-homeland-security-to-enlist-clergy-to-quell-public-unrest/

29 posted on 04/30/2012 5:07:25 PM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: maine-iac7

Looks like you and I think on the same level or frequency.This is a possible Kristalnacht moment.


30 posted on 04/30/2012 5:45:03 PM PDT by Renegade
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To: JohnKinAK

It reeks of communist mind set and Chicago has been the center of their control for a long time


31 posted on 04/30/2012 6:14:32 PM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse will learn to sing)
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To: JohnKinAK

If you’ve been to Chi-town, you know they don’t have enough police and they are NOT equipped to handle hundreds of thousands of rioters.

The anarchists are indeed plotting mayhem. This is supposedly the 3rd cache biological human waste contaminants found:

http://secondcitycop.blogspot.com/2012/04/well-lookie-here.html

In addition from the police blog, reportedly Secret Service found a bunker at Meigs Field (abandoned small airfield destroyed by Daley post 9/ll for security risk, which is located near McCormick Place, site of NATO Summit activities).


32 posted on 04/30/2012 6:29:54 PM PDT by TheBigJ
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To: TheBigJ

There a lot of interesting topics on the second city cops blog. Thanks for posting it.


33 posted on 05/01/2012 12:30:07 AM PDT by Nacho Bidnith
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To: JohnKinAK

They created this climate now the wild wind will blow them away. Chicago - this couldn’t happen to a better town!


34 posted on 05/01/2012 4:52:59 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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