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Military Mobilization into Washington DC?

Old 2nd Jun 2020, 05:19
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Military Mobilization into Washington DC?

Reports of numerous C-17s and C-130s bringing troops and equipment into Andrews right now.


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Old 2nd Jun 2020, 05:29
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Here's one report, there are others on, you guessed it, social media.




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Also: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zon...-show-of-force
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I think that Trump is a frightened man. That makes him dangerous and me nervous.
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Originally Posted by Airbubba View Post
Here's one report, there are others on, you guessed it, social media.

Hmmm without making light of this situation - reminds me of the plot in xXx - The Next Level (Ice Cube/Samuel L Jackson / Willem DaFoe) and this made me laugh ...





ok magic question how badly can it escalate, how is it gonna end ....and how coronavirus epidemic stateside has taken a step back in the media now.. Also is it worse than the anti war demos and black right demos in 60s?

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A president that hides in a bunker and sends the troops in against his own people. I guess that's what he meant when he pledged to make America great again.
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I always thought you couldn't use the military on the streets of the US...

Nothing good will come of this.... The man is a buffoon... When asked is that your bible?, he replied it's a bible.. in rather a it's a stage prop sort of way.

I wonder how SASless see's all of this..

One doubts the chances of that copper ever getting a fair and impartial trial as well... whatever the verdict, it will only inflame the situation.

Tear gassing the people, so you can walk down the street for a photo opportunity, one thinks his chances of holding the said bible again for the swearing in ceremony has just got a lot further away.
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If they deploy, it'll likely be ONLY to protect HIM. Battalion around the Whitehouse. He is that much of a small garden bird! Surprised he didn't demand 'SEAL Team 6'.

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I always thought you couldn't use the military on the streets of the US...
FYI:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insurrection_Act_of_1807

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plus Áa change, plus c'est la mÍme chose


Meanwhile, a man walks across a road to show he has a book.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rub...johns-photo-op

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Why be prepared when it would be so much easier to do nothing as have so many state governors and city mayors? That way, when things go TU, you can blame the violence, destruction, and looting on your political opponents and placate the criminals so they donít riot against you.

Great idea! Letís go with that... because at the end of the day, maintaining political power is more important than law and order in society.

PS - George Soros is laughing his ass off at how stupid and easily manipulated the ruling elites, media, and poorly educated populace are.
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Old 2nd Jun 2020, 14:45
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The Washington DC National Guard is the only one where there is not elected governor to command it, so it reports directly to the president. The D.C. National Guard is the only U.S. military force empowered to carry out federal functions in a state or, in this case, a district. Those functions range from limited actions during non-emergency situations to full scale law enforcement of martial law when local law enforcement officials can no longer maintain civil control. The National Guard may be called into federal service in response to a call by the president or congress

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That's the new urban rooftop version of the Blackhawk with the modified tail in this New York Times report.


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https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zon...-show-of-force

The link above shows the Blackhawk... they are missing a trick here, they need to be blasting Des O'Connor music at them..

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A passing thought re the helicopter pilots ... danger close to any idiots with a hand-held [email protected], of which I suspect there could be many.

We have friends on the other side of the Potomac, and are on chat daily. All quiet over there.
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The Blackhawk over DC doing foot selfies in P56A last night was apparently a UH60M with members of the elite FBI Hostage Rescue Team. An FBI C560 Citation N557PG was orbiting overhead.


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Winds aloft cause an interesting speed trace for the Citation:
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/...311Z/KHEF/KHEF

(No comment on the symbolic flightpath!)

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Old 2nd Jun 2020, 18:55
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Originally Posted by chopper2004 View Post
Hmmm without making light of this situation - reminds me of the plot in xXx - The Next Level (Ice Cube/Samuel L Jackson / Willem DaFoe) and this made me laugh ...





ok magic question how badly can it escalate, how is it gonna end ....and how coronavirus epidemic stateside has taken a step back in the media now.. Also is it worse than the anti war demos and black right demos in 60s?

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Hmmm.....didnít know Blackhawk had skids.
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Hmmm.....didnít know Blackhawk had skids.
I've generally tried to avoid helicopters but in the Blackhawk picture above is one landing gear extended and the other one retracted?
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I've generally tried to avoid helicopters but in the Blackhawk picture above is one landing gear extended and the other one retracted?
No.....both mainwheels are down...
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