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Heavily armed law enforcement teams to scatter across Bay Area(Foreign cops-Domestic terror drill!)
Inside Bay Area ^ | 10-23-09 | Sophia Kazmi

Posted on 10/24/2009 7:36:29 AM PDT by onehitfrag

Armed officers in full battle gear will be scattered throughout the Bay Area this weekend, rescuing hostages, fighting bank robbers and quelling terrorism at the Oakland Airport, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, the NASA Ames Research Center and 22 other high profile sites.

There will be the sound of gunfire and blasts — all part of Urban Shield, one of the biggest domestic terrorism drills in the country. For the first time in the three-year history of the Alameda County Sheriff's Department-sponsored exercise, there will be a foreign team of officers taking part and international observers. An eight-member team representing the French National Police's Research, Assistance, Intervention, and Dissuasion unit will compete.

The exercise is a non-stop, 48-hour

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: gay; obama; pelosi; police; sanfrancisco
Earlier in the week, Chris Matthews attempted to portray Stewart Rhodes of the Oath Keepers as a paranoid conspiracy nut for suggesting the presence of foreign troops in the United States.

France’s RAID or Les Hommes en Noir — the Men in Black, appropriate for a militarized police unit.

Matthews, as a supposed news anchor, should read the newswires instead of relying on his CIA Mockingbird script. But then, of course, MSNBC is not interested in reporting the news.

On October 22, two days after his disgraceful attack on the Oath Keepers, The Oakland Tribune reported on just that — foreign troops inside the United States.

“Armed officers in full battle gear will be scattered throughout the Bay Area this weekend, rescuing hostages, fighting bank robbers and quelling terrorism at the Oakland Airport, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, the NASA Ames Research Center and 22 other high profile sites,” writes Sophia Kazmi. “For the first time in the three-year history of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department-sponsored exercise, there will be a foreign team of officers taking part and international observers. An eight-member team representing the French National Police’s Research, Assistance, Intervention, and Dissuasion unit will compete”

1 posted on 10/24/2009 7:36:29 AM PDT by onehitfrag
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To: onehitfrag

Yup, eight French cops are a huge threat to the security of the republic.


2 posted on 10/24/2009 7:39:58 AM PDT by Sherman Logan ("The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections." Thomas Sowell)
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To: Sherman Logan

Thank God they aren’t going to Detroit.
They’d be mugged in an instant and cause an international incident, LOL.


3 posted on 10/24/2009 7:42:09 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Sherman Logan
Perhaps these gendarmes should turn around and notice what is pointed at them. 300 million A2 enabled Americans and....how many French officers?
4 posted on 10/24/2009 7:42:18 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: onehitfrag

Freedom lovers check up on Sewart Rhoades oathkeepers


5 posted on 10/24/2009 7:42:49 AM PDT by manonCANAL
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To: onehitfrag
Gee... I hope the bad guys aren't video taping the whole dance!
6 posted on 10/24/2009 7:43:15 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: onehitfrag
Armed officers in full battle gear ...

I guess that's one way around that sometimes-inconvenient posse commitatus.

7 posted on 10/24/2009 7:44:29 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: onehitfrag

Well... one advantage of using the Bay Area is that they can use live ammo.


8 posted on 10/24/2009 7:46:04 AM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Ramius

I bet its a eye opener if they head down to the CASTRO area of San Francisco. Maybe the can play war games there too. They have plenty of toys there.


10 posted on 10/24/2009 7:53:48 AM PDT by ncfool (Cash for Clunkers - A big failure and Obama and rats want us to trust them with our healthcare!)
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To: Sherman Logan
Yup, eight French cops are a huge threat to the security of the republic.

That isn't the point. Foriegn troops are more likely to fire on American citizens than American troops. Savey?

11 posted on 10/24/2009 7:58:13 AM PDT by GingisK
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To: Sherman Logan
Yup, eight French cops are a huge threat to the security of the republic.Eight or eight hundred. Same principal. But as long as it's just for training, it OK. But I'd be more comforatable if they were French military rather than police, training off in the dessert somewhere with our military. That happens all the time. The Luftwaffe even has Tornado, two seat swing wing aircraft based at Holloman AFB in Alamagordo NM.

The paint job is commemoration of the their 55,555th flight hour at Holloman.

We have F-22s and Predator drones at the base.

12 posted on 10/24/2009 8:16:29 AM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Sherman Logan
"The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections."

I respect Mr. Sowell and his opinion more than you know, but I think you could also write, "the toleration of imperfections could cost us our freedom".

"Toleration is the absence of standards."

13 posted on 10/24/2009 8:23:39 AM PDT by BILLNHILL MAKE ME ILL (Onward thru the smoke, mirrors, and B.S....)
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To: onehitfrag

“The visiting team members were each chosen for being the best in specialties required for the exercise, Hauteclocque said.”

Well at least they will have someone who knows something about great wine and will let it breathe before serving it.

On another note, the Hors d’oeuvres are gonna be fabulous!

Can you imagine doing a terrorist exercise and loading up on Delamotte Brut Rose’ Champagne, Ossetra Caviar and crumpets before playing cowboys and Indians?

Love it!


14 posted on 10/24/2009 8:23:45 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: nascarnation

they will be in Oakland...


15 posted on 10/24/2009 8:24:32 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: April Lexington

What’s A2?


16 posted on 10/24/2009 8:25:08 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Vendome

They’ll blend in nicely with the Raiders fans, LOL.


17 posted on 10/24/2009 8:29:22 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: BILLNHILL MAKE ME ILL

This will boost Obama thinking. They will see how wonderful the French team is and Obama will say, “See, we need our own domestic military which is just as powerful as our ‘real’ military. And he will start spending more money to support the domestic side and stunt and blackmail the real national security. And the Oathkeepers know this. God bless them all and watch out amerika.


18 posted on 10/24/2009 8:36:45 AM PDT by Cordio
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To: onehitfrag

What better place to introduce Obama’s new policy of, “go ahead and ask, go ahead and tell”.


19 posted on 10/24/2009 8:45:35 AM PDT by Gator113 (Obamba, Reid, Pelosi, the socialist triad.)
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To: DuncanWaring

>>Armed officers in full battle gear ...
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>I guess that’s one way around that sometimes-inconvenient posse commitatus.

All that would be required, in the case of California, is to realize that “sanctuary city” policies are giving aid and comfort to the enemy {that is treason} and respond accordingly; also, the hoard of illegal-immigrants could be classified as an invasion and the armed forces called on to repel that invasion.


20 posted on 10/24/2009 9:08:02 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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bookmarked...


21 posted on 10/24/2009 9:12:14 AM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: onehitfrag
Headline?

Obama Adm to "arrest" conservative weekend talk show host
Domestic Terrorism Drill This Weekend
Barbara Simpson KSFO weekend host says, "Screw them!"

22 posted on 10/24/2009 9:49:18 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: ncfool
the CASTRO area of San Francisco

Don't bend over to retrieve your brass, or you'll be wounded in the attempt.

23 posted on 10/24/2009 9:53:33 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Maureen Dowd is right. I DON'T like our President's color. He's a Red.)
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To: Vendome
What’s A2?

Probably an ancient writing which opines on the merits of a well-regulated militia.

24 posted on 10/24/2009 10:03:47 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

“I guess that’s one way around that sometimes-inconvenient posse commitatus.”

The article indicates that these “armed officers” are police officers, not soldiers. I didn’t realize that the posse commitatus act applies to police officers too.


25 posted on 10/24/2009 10:49:25 AM PDT by Owl558 ("Those who remember George Satayana are doomed to repeat him")
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To: Owl558

It doesn’t.

If you’re legally prohibited from using your Army for law enforcement, just turn your law-enforcement people into an army.


26 posted on 10/24/2009 10:51:55 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: onehitfrag

We train with other nations all the time.


27 posted on 10/24/2009 10:54:23 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered)
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To: onehitfrag

A French Research, Assistance, Intervention, and Dissuasion unit will compete”

A.F.R.A.I.D. ?


28 posted on 10/24/2009 11:04:31 AM PDT by Fireone (Where's the birth certificate? Who is this guy?)
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To: Vendome
Its the dyslexic version of 2nd Amendment. Sorry...
29 posted on 10/24/2009 11:12:23 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Hardastarboard; Gator113

30 posted on 10/24/2009 4:19:09 PM PDT by Deepest End ("It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." - Thomas Paine)
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To: onehitfrag
this is typical with empires..they send all of their native born soldiers to fight far off wars and import soldiers from the conquered lands to control the population,,,foreign soldiers won't hesitate to open fire on American civilians...this is classic tyranny.
31 posted on 10/24/2009 4:48:43 PM PDT by usshadley (Orwell was an Optimist)
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To: onehitfrag

While they`re at it could they take a walk down Oakland`s East 14th/International Avenue and say Bonjour to all the drug gangs? We really do miss them.


32 posted on 10/24/2009 5:30:39 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (God bless)
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