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Military scrambles jets after Obama air space violated, NORAD says
CNN ^ | July 9, 2010 1:09 p.m. EDT | CNN Wire Staff

Posted on 07/09/2010 6:14:50 PM PDT by Errant

The military scrambled two F-16 fighters jets Friday morning after two small private aircraft violated restricted air space related to President Barack Obama's visit to Las Vegas, Nevada, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said.

Both planes that violated the restricted airspace landed at nearby airports and were met by authorities, NORAD said.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; US: Nevada; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: democrats; ilduce; lasvegas; mullahobama; norad; obama; president; tfr; vegas
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You've got to check those TFRs (temporary flight restrictions) everytime you travel by private plane. Now they're called VIP restrictions and can include anyone the government "deems" a VIP. These temporary no fly zones are usually 60 miles in diameter and can be established at a moments notice.

It seems our right's are increasingly made subservient to paranoid federal tyrants for baseless, unconsitutional and frivolous reasons.

1 posted on 07/09/2010 6:14:54 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

RACISM!/s


2 posted on 07/09/2010 6:16:43 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Errant

Probably some So Cal Boeing engineers flying to vegas by following the freeways. Wouldn’t be surprised.


3 posted on 07/09/2010 6:20:12 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (3(0|\|0/\/\1($ 101: (4P174L1$/\/\ R3QU1r3$ (4P174L. Could it be any more simple?)
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To: All

NORAD - always on the job 24/7. Thank you NORAD. -Cindy

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NOTE The following text is a quote:

http://www.norad.mil/News/2010/070910.html

NORAD fighters respond to aircraft near Las Vegas

July 9, 2010

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command responded to two single engine aircraft viol ating a temporary flight restricted area in the vicinity of Las Vegas today.

The fighters, on station to enforce the TFR, intercepted the first aircraft, a Cessna 210, at approximately 7:05 a.m. PDT and the other single engine general aviation aircraft at approximately 7:34 a.m. PDT. The Cessna landed at the North Las Vegas Airport where it was met by local authorities and the second aircraft landed in Mesquite, Nevada where it was met by authorities.

NORAD’s mission – in close collaboration with homeland defense, security, and law enforcement partners – is to prevent air attacks against North America, safeguard the sovereign airspaces of the United States and Canada by responding to unknown, unwanted and unauthorized air activity approaching and operating within these airspaces, and provide aerospace and maritime warning for North America. NORAD may be required to monitor, shadow, divert from flight path, direct to land and/or destroy platforms deemed a potential threat to North America.

NORAD is the bi-national Canadian and American command that is responsible for the air defense of North America and maritime warning.


4 posted on 07/09/2010 6:21:51 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Errant
These temporary no fly zones are usually 60 miles in diameter and can be established at a moments notice.

Yep,, more pilots than any other time in history,, Hate the POTUS... must protect this piece of human excrement!

5 posted on 07/09/2010 6:22:43 PM PDT by MrPiper
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To: Errant

The way this puke is traveling all over the country every day, I’m surprised any private aircraft can fly. We’re going to need a new AF1 when this jerk gets fired.


6 posted on 07/09/2010 6:23:03 PM PDT by taillightchaser (When a democrat says "The American people" you know the next words out of his mouth will be lies.)
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To: taillightchaser
The way this puke is traveling all over the country every day

Playing golf.....

7 posted on 07/09/2010 6:25:12 PM PDT by MrPiper
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To: MrPiper

hillary on her broom?


8 posted on 07/09/2010 6:29:49 PM PDT by coop223
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To: taillightchaser

Amen Brother, and is it isnt him it’s Biden out fund raising for Dems or Big Butt flying around like a queen.


9 posted on 07/09/2010 6:36:22 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Errant
I swear I wasn't doing anything wrong.


10 posted on 07/09/2010 6:47:41 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: MrPiper
Believe it or not, the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the governing body of radio controlled aircraft, also sends out notifications of TFRs when Obama is visiting the area. This means that I can't fly my little 5-ft wing model airplane within 35 miles of the jackass.

In May, I was told by an AMA official that he's had to send out over 100 of these things since The One ascended. He said that there were plenty of PO'd people when Hawaii was essentially shut down while the Obamas vacationed there at Christmas time.

11 posted on 07/09/2010 6:48:03 PM PDT by DJ Frisat (How's that change workin' out for ya, Obama voters?)
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To: DJ Frisat
I think it's about time organizations with airspace concerns file a class action lawsuit to put a stop to some of this. These TFRs disrupt commercial air traffic as well.
12 posted on 07/09/2010 7:01:12 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant
Wasn't my second cousin this time. He only did the Crawford ranch once, on way to Abilene.
13 posted on 07/09/2010 7:10:50 PM PDT by Deaf Smith (Will trade tagline for beer)
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To: taillightchaser
We’re going to need a new AF1 when this jerk gets fired.
 
I might get banned for saying this, but AF1 must smell really horrid after having had Michelle and Barack on it for more than a year.
 
[MODS: Before you ban me, READ THIS.]
 
If Sarah wins in 2012, then she and Todd are going to need to have 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue fumigated before they & the kids can live there.
14 posted on 07/09/2010 7:16:08 PM PDT by Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo
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To: Errant

Yes, and the a$$ tied up Las Vegas for a full day...


15 posted on 07/09/2010 7:18:02 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Cindy

Yep. NORAD should be able to see the combined Russian/Chinese attack on the USA well before it gets here. The problem is, we won’t be able to stop it and our country will be wiped off the map.

Also, remember that we no longer will launch on warning.


16 posted on 07/09/2010 7:40:46 PM PDT by MGMSwordsman
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To: coop223

At least the US Taxpayers didn’t have to spring for it.


17 posted on 07/09/2010 7:43:01 PM PDT by FourPeas (God Save America)
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To: Deaf Smith
He only did the Crawford ranch once

There is something about an F-16 going vertical with afterburner in front of your windscreen that really gets your attention. It happened to me once but I guess since he/she didn't form up off of our wing that it was just MOA traffic and they were probably just using us for intercept training.

Seriously, these extremely large airspace restrictions in maximum deference to the Pharaoh/King/VIP and to hell with the concerns of peasants needs to stop. They should check out "www.gotomeeting.com" or everyone travel to see the "Pharaoh/King/Queen" as has been the procedure throughout history.

18 posted on 07/09/2010 7:50:14 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant
The Crawford restricted space wasn't that big. It was only after he was tracked going towards the area that he was ‘waved’ off. They didn't even make him land, but had to fill out paper work in Abilene.
19 posted on 07/09/2010 8:07:41 PM PDT by Deaf Smith (Will trade tagline for beer (no diet beer))
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To: Deaf Smith
I'm not sure, but I think this all started around the Carter days. They used to have a small restricted area around his farm in Plains Georgia.

Bush has one now around his house in Dallas just a few miles from the DFW airport.

These are a pain but nothing like excessive 60 mile diameter restricted zones put in place around AF1 or Marine1 landings.

20 posted on 07/09/2010 8:34:28 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

Closer, he is between Addison Airport & Love Field, in a North/South line.


21 posted on 07/09/2010 8:44:48 PM PDT by Deaf Smith (Will trade tagline for beer (no diet beer))
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To: Deaf Smith
I suppose this restricted area is in Class B airspace so ATC would probably keep most incursions to a minimum. But it creates a headache for everyone.

9/2934 (#11): Tx.. Flight restriction. Dallas, Texas. Pursuant to 49 usc 40103(b), the federal aviation administration (faa) classifies the airspace defined in this notam as 'national defense airspace'. Any person who knowingly or willfully violates the rules concerning operations in this airspace may be subject to certain criminal penalties under 49 usc 46307. Pilots who do not adhere to the following procedures may be intercepted, detained and interviewed by law enforcement/security personnel. Pursuant to title 14, section 91.141 of the code of federal regulations, aircraft flight operations are prohibited within the following area(s) unless otherwise authorized by atc within a 1 nmr of 325321n/0964835w or the cve085004.8 up to and including 1500 ft agl effective immediately until further notice. Wie until ufn.

Certainly a 2 mile diameter and upto and including 1,500' AGL is not nearly an obstruction to general and commercial aviation as a 75 mile diameter (extended with obama) and 18,000' AGL put in place with little warning. It is still a pain though.

Found on the net:

"I was at Love the other day and a 767 in the pattern on a quick VFR test hop busted it, so said one of the line guys. "

22 posted on 07/09/2010 9:23:51 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant
Meanwhile, several hundred people (at least) violated our southern border tonight and elicited nothing stronger than a collective yawn from our government.
23 posted on 07/09/2010 11:56:27 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: MrPiper
Playing golf.....

I wonder if there is a list of his courses so far?

24 posted on 07/10/2010 12:12:00 AM PDT by Mojave (Ignorant and stoned - Obama's natural constituency.)
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To: mkjessup

Yes it would have been tragic!

I mean WE THE PEOPLE would have been cheated out of his soon-to-be impeachment, treason trial and life imprisonment at Leavenworth at hard labor.

SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS!


27 posted on 07/10/2010 3:18:27 AM PDT by Ronbo1948
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To: taillightchaser

Don’t give them any ideas!! (Actually that is probably next...how DARE you pollute the pristine sky with your exhaust! That is a right extended only to the Great and Powerful Wizzard of BOZ!)


28 posted on 07/10/2010 3:19:58 AM PDT by Shady (No more LAWS based on LIES!!!!)
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To: Errant

My brother took flight lessons in Hagerstown, MD which is right next to the restricted air space for Camp David. He was told in no uncertain terms what would happen if he crossed into that space.


29 posted on 07/10/2010 3:28:46 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: Cindy
The fighters, on station to enforce the TFR, intercepted the first aircraft, a Cessna 210

Nice plane the guy has, if I do say so myself.

A 210 is not a slow aircraft, with 275 horses... but still, I've always wondered how an F-16 can intercept any small GA aircraft, slowing up enough to greet the errant pilot without stalling.

30 posted on 07/10/2010 4:06:28 AM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the world safe for Marxism)
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To: Errant

How large are those restrictions? Obama is going to vacation a few minutes from out home. We have a lot of celeb air traffic in our area during the summer. There may be some hollywood grumbling going on soon.


31 posted on 07/10/2010 4:45:48 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo

I read that article in 2008, but reread it just now It talks also about how poorly the Obama campaign was run. Very telling, esecially given as how Obama used his campaign as THE example of his executive experience.


32 posted on 07/10/2010 4:58:52 AM PDT by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: Errant
That douche deserves to be violated alright.

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33 posted on 07/10/2010 5:39:24 AM PDT by Canedawg (...still not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: Cindy
Air Force structure is so screwy that they had to scramble jets from Colorado. Nellis is two minutes away from Vegas by F-16.
34 posted on 07/10/2010 5:42:40 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Sometimes you have to go to dark places to get to the light....)
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To: Errant
Obama air space violated by not so rare species of feces eating fly.

Film at 11.

35 posted on 07/10/2010 5:51:18 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo
I might get banned for saying this, but AF1 must smell really horrid after having had Michelle and Barack on it for more than a year.

Only if you don't like a skunky, funky smell coming from the President's quarters.

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36 posted on 07/10/2010 5:54:58 AM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: mainepatsfan

I am surprised that any private aviation is allowed in the North East corridor.


37 posted on 07/10/2010 6:10:56 AM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: Errant
Hope he goes to MV or Nantucket this summer.

Aircraft restriction will prevent any of the swells from flying in.

38 posted on 07/10/2010 6:14:07 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Errant

So, ‘violating’ the president’s “personal space” warrants military action, but mass violations of our borders do not?
Seriously, messed up.


39 posted on 07/10/2010 6:27:58 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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To: Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo; All
The woman is just dripping with class, ain't she? Yep. Feet on OUR furniture on AF1!! And Barry in the background, stuffing his face as usual on OUR dime. That guy must have the munchies 24/7...he's always eating, LOL!
40 posted on 07/10/2010 6:34:34 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save the Earth. It's the only planet with Chocolate.)
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To: armymarinemom

Read last night that the Obamas are going to Arcadia National Park next weekend. Was up there two years ago. Beautiful area.


41 posted on 07/10/2010 6:38:36 AM PDT by Biggirl (AZ Is DOING THE JOB The Feds Should Be Doing, ENFORCING The Southern Border! =^..^=)
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To: Biggirl
Read last night that the Obamas are going to Arcadia National Park next weekend. Was up there two years ago. Beautiful area.

Arcadia National Park is probably on China's list of desirable properties they want for interest on our debt to them. The Obama's are probably just checking it out before it gets clear-cut and strip-mined.

42 posted on 07/10/2010 7:05:37 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Biggirl
“Read last night that the Obamas are going to Arcadia National Park next weekend. Was up there two years ago. Beautiful area.”

Yes, it is a beautiful area. I wish I had the time to go there like Obama does. Want leisure time? Become President..

43 posted on 07/10/2010 7:05:42 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Vaquero

That appears to be a gross violation of the pROTUS No-Fly Zone...


44 posted on 07/10/2010 7:10:28 AM PDT by mikrofon (pResident Obama, The Usurper Socialist)
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To: Dixie Yooper

Just another conspiracy theory, “S”.


45 posted on 07/10/2010 7:16:11 AM PDT by Biggirl (AZ Is DOING THE JOB The Feds Should Be Doing, ENFORCING The Southern Border! =^..^=)
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To: Biggirl

It is beautiful. I do have a couple of ideas.


46 posted on 07/10/2010 7:23:45 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Mojave
I wonder if there is a list of his courses so far?

If one ever surfaces, please let me know. I just finished reading Whiny Little B!tch and it said that Bush played 24 rounds of golf in his 8-year presidency, and that Obama has played 32 rounds in his first 15 months. I don't have time myself to search old news reports to put a comparison chart together, but if anyone else has done one I'd love to see it.

47 posted on 07/10/2010 7:26:58 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

You’re right. The point of all that “decorum” that previous users of the National Aircraft had was not to “be white” as some may think.

It was to say that they respected the privilege that the American people had temporarily given them.

These scum obviously think they OWN the things that have been so recklessly entrusted to them.


48 posted on 07/10/2010 7:43:24 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: Errant

49 posted on 07/10/2010 7:44:37 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Servant of the Cross

50 posted on 07/10/2010 7:52:13 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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