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Army training exercise happening on Houston's south side
ABC13 Houston ^ | 1-28-13 | Staff

Posted on 01/28/2013 7:18:43 PM PST by 444Flyer

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- SkyEye 13 HD was over the south side where at first look, it appears there's a massive SWAT scene happening.

People have been calling police, as well as our newsroom, saying they're hearing gunshots in the area of Scott and Airport. It turns out, the Army says, it's a multi-agency training drill. They're doing it at the old Carnegie High School.

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1 posted on 01/28/2013 7:18:51 PM PST by 444Flyer
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To: hope; All

Also posted earlier:

“Machine gun fire from military helicopters flying over downtown Miami Fl. (Just a Drill!)”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2982451/posts?q=1&;page=1


2 posted on 01/28/2013 7:20:48 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: 444Flyer

Yesterday the SAME in Miami, today this. And 7,000 new AR’s for DHS, lots of ammo, huuuge new bat-cave under the WH....

U wouldh have 2b a TOTAL IDIOT not to read the tea-leaves...


3 posted on 01/28/2013 7:25:52 PM PST by gaijin
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To: 444Flyer

First Miami...now this?????


4 posted on 01/28/2013 7:26:38 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: 444Flyer

I emailed our two US senators (Cruz / Cornyn) and asked why this drill is happening in an urban setting.


5 posted on 01/28/2013 7:31:03 PM PST by Texas56
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To: 444Flyer

All the divisions of World War II, from both sides, couldn’t disarm 100 million Americans, so this is an exercise in futility and a waste of good money.


6 posted on 01/28/2013 7:34:23 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: gaijin
In Miami, some poor guy on the street said he heard gunfire from the choppers, and obviously not knowing they were blanks (NOBODY WAS INFORMED about this ‘exercise’ in the local news!!! WT...) he hit the deck terrified. Freaked out some citizens as to be expected.
7 posted on 01/28/2013 7:38:38 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: Texas56

Good. There needs to be answers!


8 posted on 01/28/2013 7:40:12 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
All the divisions of World War II, from both sides, couldn’t disarm 100 million Americans, ...

So what? Unless every one of those 100 million has access to a lot of ammunition, you are pissing in the wind.

Don't think for a minute that Obama and his owners don't know this.

9 posted on 01/28/2013 7:47:21 PM PST by stboz
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To: stboz

Have you been reading the articles the last 4 and a half years about the run on guns and ammunition, six hour waits to buy a ticket to a gun show, etc, etc? I was talking about the roughly 100 million gun owners, not the 320 million toatal population. Have you seen this?

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


10 posted on 01/28/2013 7:53:51 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: stboz

Until there are answers regarding these ‘exercises’, they appear to be nothing but a show of force aimed at the American people.

Someone’s got some explaining to do.


11 posted on 01/28/2013 7:54:07 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: 444Flyer

I think the Administration is trying to provoke an incident to justify a jackboot response. Keep yer powder dry. I don’t think the US military are a match for 100 million armed bubbas. Look what a few Taliban has done to humble a modern military force, and the Russians, too.


12 posted on 01/28/2013 7:55:41 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: 444Flyer

The way to kill these urban training exercises quickly is to create an Internet rumor that the soldiers are training for a ground invasion of Iran, and urban combat conquest of Tehran followed by martial law.

They are practicing for an invasion of Iran.

Such a rumor would freak out the Washington weaklings, who would demand and immediate halt to these exercises.


13 posted on 01/28/2013 7:57:50 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
The one in Houston took place at the old “Carnegie High School”. I'm assuming it's vacant...but talk about your timing huh?
14 posted on 01/28/2013 7:58:41 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: All

How far is Houston from Waco?


15 posted on 01/28/2013 8:01:15 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: 444Flyer
“Machine gun fire from military helicopters flying over downtown Miami Fl. (Just a Drill!)”

This makes me think that the 2nd Amendment should reasonably allow SA-7s.

16 posted on 01/28/2013 8:05:13 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: 444Flyer

“Someone’s got some explaining to do.”

I agree with this, but think this through.

If it is a show of force to intimidate Americans, why are they intimidating leftists in big liberal cities? Maybe it’s not obuma’s people. Maybe it’s something else, so let’s get some explanations before we drive the car off the road and into a ditch.


17 posted on 01/28/2013 8:06:58 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

What a great idea! Get that to Alex Jones! to Glenn Beck! to Rush Limbaugh! The obamanoid democrips are training for invasion of Iran! If we can make it go viral, the sonofabitch in the White Hut will be bowing to his Mooselimb brotherhood demands to stop this at once!


18 posted on 01/28/2013 8:07:01 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: EricT.

Just shine a few lasers up at the Helos. They won’t know if the laser is on the end of an AR15 or what. Watch em take evasive maneuvers, and it effs up their attention to flying duties.


19 posted on 01/28/2013 8:11:28 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: batterycommander

There are several ways to counter a campaign of terror being administered by DHS.


20 posted on 01/28/2013 8:16:37 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Even Yamamoto said that there would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.


21 posted on 01/28/2013 8:19:28 PM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: Fred Hayek
Even Yamamoto said that there would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.

Yamamoto wasn't a self-deluded fool who was given everything he had.

22 posted on 01/28/2013 8:24:07 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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Driving a wedge between the Military and the Constitutionalists?

And about that litmus test rumor: “Are you willing to fire upon US citizens” ...


23 posted on 01/28/2013 8:28:05 PM PST by Gene Eric
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To: Gene Eric

And the next question is will the citizen fire back? 1861 to 1865 answers that.


24 posted on 01/28/2013 8:32:09 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Gene Eric

Personally, I think the American soldier will frag the officer who orders him to shoot on the American Citizen.


25 posted on 01/28/2013 8:38:44 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
All the divisions of World War II, from both sides, couldn’t disarm 100 million Americans, so this is an exercise in futility and a waste of good money.

Well organized, determined Romans routinely crushed enemies who outnumbered them. Your imaginary 100 million Americans are not organized and the number is highly inflated.

Napoleon used the formula that 1/3 were with him, 1/3 against him, and 1/3 simply didn't care. So yes that gives you a 100 million. But, there is that pesky 100 million who are against you. That and a professional army is a big obstacle.

26 posted on 01/28/2013 8:44:59 PM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Maybe in Massachusetts, but come down here to the South & Southwest and I imagine you’ll think differently, especially Texas. The Romans were very well drilled and trained, and yes, we have people like that in our present day military, but I don’t see very many of them fighting their neighbors. The Roman legions mostly fought outlanders or slave rebellions, towards whom they had little or no empathy. And if it is so easy to quash a revolt or rebellion, please explain Iraq, the IRA, Afghanistan, Vietnam, the Moros, Chechnia, etc., etc...


27 posted on 01/28/2013 8:58:16 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Insurgent warfare hasn’t worked out real well for the U.S. military over the last 50 years.


28 posted on 01/28/2013 8:59:38 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Look what a few Taliban are doing to humble the modern American and NATO forces. 100 million of us are disorganized now, but they know their native terrain better than the military and will lie in ambush to easily put them down. Caesar had to import Germans to fight against Romans, because Roman Soldiers would not do that. The American Soldier will frag the officers who order them to kill Americans.


29 posted on 01/28/2013 9:00:39 PM PST by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Those pesky 100 million are supposedly not gun-owners. What are they going to do, build spears, bows and arrows and zip guns?


30 posted on 01/28/2013 9:01:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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I'm wondering who filmed and released this 12 minutes of the exercise and for what purpose was it made public?

Watched the full 12+ minutes.

It included multiple gov vehicles apparently from different unidentified agencies.

At least two USArmy helos, which land on the school's field at 5:30 on the tape then upload troops who take off hanging out of the sides of the helicopters, in full view while flying low over surrounding homes of a neighborhood.

A Ryder truck parked in front of a school exit/entrance at 8:25. Which then drives away.

Multiple firearms lined up on a walkway at 10:01 where people appear to be hanging out? (one guy even dances for the camera. o.k....because this is sooo funny/S!).

31 posted on 01/28/2013 9:01:50 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: 444Flyer

On the early morning news, Channel 5 out of Nashville announced that soldiers from Ft. Campbell would be doing this over parts of Nashville tonight and the next couple of nights. They said they were giving the warning so residents wouldn’t freak out.
Haven’t heard a peep out of any of the Nashville stations tonight. I guess they were told to stay away.


32 posted on 01/28/2013 9:03:48 PM PST by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: 444Flyer

we learned right from the gitgo that a photo-op for Air Force One by the Statue of Liberty was more important than scaring the bejeezus out of Manhattan


33 posted on 01/28/2013 9:07:08 PM PST by Scotswife
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Conservatives love to laugh at Massachsuetts and figure it’s a lost cause.

Over this last weekend there was a gun show in the Boston suburbs, and the line to get in the first morning was 200 yards long.

That’s no exaggeration, but a firm figure.


34 posted on 01/28/2013 9:13:20 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: gaijin

Is anyone worried? Gee, the military leaders Obama dumped haven’t even had a chance to clean their desks out before firing drills on American people. I can not imagine what people thought watching this happening at a school, they had to be mortified after Sandy Hook.


35 posted on 01/28/2013 9:17:53 PM PST by Toespi
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To: sergeantdave

It’s more training for when they make the final push to throw out the constitution. Makes perfect sense to do it in cities. The Commies in the big cities will simply accept what they are told about it and move on. Conservative areas would be in uproar, well unless Republicans dominated government and said it was training for the war on terror.
Besides Harris county (Houston) went to Obama by something like only 2 votes, not really a Commie stronghold.


36 posted on 01/28/2013 9:24:37 PM PST by Axamari
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Those pesky 100 million are supposedly not gun-owners. What are they going to do, build spears, bows and arrows and zip guns?

You are sadly ignorant of how the Obama ghetto follower is armed. He is armed with unregistered semiautomatic firearms. That goes for the illegal immigrant crowd also. When is the last time you read they used stone-age weapons?

37 posted on 01/28/2013 9:26:08 PM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: batterycommander

Exactly. BHO2 is trying to gin up an unplanned response by Patriots to his multiople activities.

Facebook has a lot of LEOs commenting on the Martial Law training that they’re conducting along with Homeland Security.


38 posted on 01/28/2013 9:31:54 PM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts
Romans did pretty well until they got hung up in the forests of northern Germany, where they had their heads handed to them. It helps to have home field advantage.
39 posted on 01/28/2013 9:45:29 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Most of them have sites on the side of the slide.

Won’t matter, regardless, and most of that 100 million aren’t armed ghetto rats but hippies with 22 LRs cause it makes them feel manly.


40 posted on 01/28/2013 10:18:39 PM PST by TheZMan (Buy more ammo.)
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To: Toespi
"...I can not imagine what people thought watching this happening at a school, they had to be mortified after Sandy Hook."

What about the risk of a accident during one of these sessions. Who is liable if a chopper fails mechanically and goes down in a suburban neighborhood? Do those planning these operations take into consideration all the possibilities in the event of a major screw up on their part?

41 posted on 01/28/2013 10:25:45 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts; 2ndDivisionVet
You are sadly ignorant of how the Obama ghetto follower is armed. He is armed with unregistered semiautomatic firearms.

Yes, but the 0bama ghetto gangbangers travel in packs, selecting individual defenseless victims (more points if they're white & elderly) to terrorize with guns & physical assults. Once determined whites start firing back at them in earnest, they will scatter like rats & vermin. Gangbangers & socialist lefties are never used to anyone fighting back, and when it happens, the gangbangers & lefties will lose!

42 posted on 01/28/2013 10:45:35 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: 444Flyer

A lot of vulnables live in that area.


43 posted on 01/28/2013 10:49:20 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: SatinDoll

Links?


44 posted on 01/28/2013 10:59:42 PM PST by Salamander (We're all kinds of animals comin' round here...occasional demons, too.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can’t even buy 22 ammo where I live. There were a few
birdshot 12 gauge but nothing else. Those birdshot loads can be easily turned into slugs by waxing them. Look on youtube to see how easy they are converted. Waxers, or Wax shot 12 gauge.


45 posted on 01/28/2013 11:43:02 PM PST by itsahoot (MSM and Fox free since Nov 1st. If it doesn’t happen here then it didn't happen.)
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To: TheZMan
hippies with 22 LRs cause it makes them feel manly.

German snipers used 22 rifles as sniper weapons, did we make fun of them? The UZI also used 22 lR ammo.

46 posted on 01/28/2013 11:48:40 PM PST by itsahoot (MSM and Fox free since Nov 1st. If it doesn’t happen here then it didn't happen.)
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To: Salamander

I posted a vanity this evening about the subject.

A relative who regularly uses Facebook noted the large number of comments concerning the coordinated training excercises for Martial Law by LEOs and Homeland Security.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2982945/posts

I noticed the events in Miami, and now Houston. It all looks peculiar, especially the timing.


47 posted on 01/29/2013 12:35:48 AM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: 444Flyer

I remember a few years ago when black helicopters hovered over a Dairy Ashford high school here in Houston.


48 posted on 01/29/2013 12:52:20 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: batterycommander

As long as you re happy believing that. They will kill us joyfully when they remember their employer knows where THEIR family lives.


49 posted on 01/29/2013 2:10:15 AM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The most brutal and bloody wars in Rome were between fellow Romans. After the Social War, and then the Civil war between Caesar and Pompey, Rome had a civil war so often it became expected.

It was very common for a legion to attack a fellow legion that it had fought side by side with a short time before. There are records of father and son fighting each other on the field.

They followed orders. That is what soldiers do. Expecting that the US military will not kill US citizens is foolish. They have a long history of following orders. Look at the attack on the Bonus army, crowd control with machine guns (Gatling) during the Civil War, and Katrina of you don’t believe me.


50 posted on 01/29/2013 4:07:20 AM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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