29 April 2010

Obama Prepping Military for Suppression of TEA Party Movement?

If you have as low an opinion of Barack Obama's mental state as I do, nothing this embittered and narcissistic man does will surprise you anymore- but that doesn't mean there's not plenty of reason to be scared... and prepared. 
TEA Party, Quincy Illinois (Gateway Pundit)
Yesterday police in riot gear were dispatched to a wholly-peaceful TEA Party event at Quincy, Illinois as snipers observed old ladies with cutesy protest signs through their rifle scopes... and the Secret Service insisted on trucking-in the riot squad over the protests of local police who felt there was no threat whatsoever.  

Bizarre, but what to make of it...is this just more paranoia on Obama's part, as some are saying? Certainly likely, but when I read it the first thing I thought was intimidation... now this: Mark Alexander at The Patriot Post (h/t LL at Virtual Mirage) put a deeply-disturbing piece up today 
Army Preps for TEA Party 'Terrorists':

A few months back, the commander in chief of our Armed Forces, that erstwhile community organizer Barack Hussein Obama, denigrated a large cross section of Americans who identify with the Tea Party movement -- those who advocate for Essential Liberty and Rule of Law.
Obama identified them as malcontents, "waving their little tea bags."
Since then, the Obama administration and their Leftmedia sycophants have endeavored to characterize Tea Party attendees as rude, radical, racist, redneck, enemies of the state.
In fact, Americans who attend Tea Party rallies are from all walks of life, as noted in the Patriot Declaration, Patriots who are peacefully and constitutionally petitioning their government for redress...

Military excercises now underway at Fort Knox set an ominous precedent... and are highly politicized:

However, Obama's words do have consequences.
This week, I was contacted by a number of military personnel, enlisted and officer ranks, who expressed concern about a military exercise underway at Ft. Knox, the U.S. Bullion Depository. As with most such exercises, the Ft. Knox alert occurred in stages, as if real time intelligence was being provided at various intervals.
The first intel advisory was issued on Friday, 23 April 2010, and identifies the terrorist threat adversaries as "Local Militia Groups / Anti-Government Protesters / TEA Party."
You read that right: "TEA Party"!
The alert states that plans for the demonstration may have been interrupted by "Federal and local law enforcement" raids on a "White Supremacists Organization," but "TEA Party organizers have stated that they will protest at the Gold Vault at a future date."...
In accordance with the exercise, Ft. Knox post security is placed on high alert because, "these groups are armed, have combative training and some are former Military Snipers. Some may have explosives training / experience," and "a rally at their compound / training area is scheduled."
Another intel update was issued on Monday, 26 April 2010, noting that the "rally at the Militia compound occurred," and "Viable threats ... have been made." The intel on the rally notes, "Many members were extremely agitated at what they referred to as Government intervention and over taxation in their lives. Alcohol use 'fanned the flames.' Many military grade firearms were openly carried. An ad hoc 'shoot the government agent' event was held with prizes (alcohol) given for the best shot placement."
The report states further, "Components of bomb making are reported to have been on the site. Some members have criminal records relating to explosive and weapons violations."
In response to the "immediate threat," the exercise stipulates, "local detention centers are being made ready for mass arrests." Both the "QRF I and QRF II" are placed on two hour recall, and the "5-15 CAV" was ordered to "draw weapons from holder and store in most available arms room," and "coordinate with MASA for immediate ammunition draw; have equipment readied for immediate use, i.e. vehicles staged and loaded IAW 5-15 CAV SOP; LMR's charged."
QRF refers to Quick Reaction Force. QRF I is the 16th Cavalry Regiment. QRF II is the 194th Armored Brigade.
The 26 April order gives specific instructions for the 5-15 CAV (a 16th Cavalry battalion) to have weapons, ammo, vehicles and communications at ready, and it places the other 2,200 members of the units on two-hour recall. In other words, these orders are to gear up for defending Ft. Knox against Tea Prty folks and their co-conspirators who oppose nationalization of our health care sector.
Alexander goes on to note that all military officers are sworn to uphold the Constitution first and foremost... but commanders obviously signed-off on the exercise already.

While "amateurish in it's construct", these military drills are indeed a daunting development for those -peacefully- fighting to save this country from the anti-Constitutional megalomaniac that millions of irresponsible voters made the most powerful man in the world... more at The Patriot Post