Skip to comments.Tunnel for Obama near Mani Bhavan
Posted on 11/04/2010 8:47:25 PM PDT by omega4179
It could give a sense of superior American organisation, or be an indicator of a deep-set persecution complex. It could also be a manifestation of Uncle Sams penchant for a show of strength.
The matter pertains to US president Barack Obamas planned visit to Mani Bhavan the Gandhi museum on November 6, soon after he reaches Mumbai. On Monday, US secret agents visited the museum to plan Obamas security detail.
They were accompanied by officers of Mumbai Police and civic officials of the D ward (where Mani Bhavan is located). While inspecting the route and the buildings lining up the route to the museum, the Americans detected a skyscraper near Peddar road and also found the area to be highly populated.
Since it is difficult to monitor such a congested area, they came up with a quick solution which left the Indians accompanying them amazed: A bomb-proof over-ground tunnel to be installed by US military engineers in just an hour.
The tunnel would be a kilometre long and measure 12ft by 12ft enough to let Obamas cavalcade pass through. The tunnel would be centrally air-conditioned, fitted with close-circuit television cameras, and will be heavily guarded at every point, including, of course, its entry and exit.
The message to India surely is: you have a lot of crazy Amish and 3rd world security measures. Stay well away from our glorious leader!
Is the Air Force flying unicorn squadron in place yet? Uh-oh, wasn’t supposed to mention that...
Send in the clowns!
The message to India is: “We don’t trust you or your people.” How utterly elitist and insulting. I am ashamed that this ... person (can’t even call him a man anymore) is representing our Country. Sorry India, we’ll be correcting this mistake ASAFP.
To the Americans that have lost their homes ....... Obama feels your pain.
Has anybody had any verification of any of these statistics?
Sound like a hoax to me.
This technology has been around for the past couple of years and has been widely used by the President and the leaders of both houses of Congress. It is referred to as a "bubble."
We can build a mile long security tunnel in one hour, but we can’t seem to build a security fence along our border, no matter how much time we have.
You are applying logic and reason where neither are found. Back to the re-education camp!
Also Senior Citizens...he feels your pain.
(Sorry, no cost of living raise for you)
Sadly, the Secret Service has had to work really hard to protect this president. In a world where we’re told not to name our enemies, where up is down and PC think is de rigeur, anyone who isn’t a little paranoid is probably nuts.
this is all on purpose to have only a two class system. no more middle class.
Well then... that would mean the reports contain the telltale signature/mark of Obama.
Chaos and confusion follow Obama wherever he goes.
Send in the clowns!
we are. all 3000 of them at a cost of 2 billion dollars.
If we toss in another billion will they take the Clinton’s too? Only catch, it’s a one way ticket for all of them.
I should point out I am NOT including the military and secret service in that 3000 (if they are counted in that 3000) as clowns. They are doing their job, and I am sure the first thing they said about this trip is DON’T DO IT!
"The huge amount of around $200 million would be spent on security, stay and other aspects of the Presidential visit," a top official of the Maharashtra Government privy to the arrangements for the high-profile visit said.
(Read more at: http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/us-to-spend-200-mn-a-day-on-obama-s-mumbai-visit-64106?cp&cp)
If a 'top official' says so, then it must be true. If we cannot believe anonymous top officials, then who can we believe?
http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2010/11/04/who%e2%80%99s-who-at-obama%e2%80%99s-mumbai-profitpalooza/ (Check the other articles here too)
Finally, do a search of Free Republic. There have been a lot of articles on the trip and costs. A lot of people are doing a lot of lying if these numbers aren't true.
Anderson Cooper at the start of his show tonight said all this talk about 3,000 people, 34 war ships, 200 million dollars a day, all of it was nothing but a big lie.
Did Mr.Anderson offer an accurate figure, actual numbers?
Why can’t the WH just give some actual numbers then? I get it, those numbers are locked up with his school records and bc.
We are to just trust them— when the easiest way to shut everyone up—is just show the stuff, give accurate costs.
I’m about tired of these carnies running a game on us.
maybe it will collapse, just at the right time...oh darn all faw down.
You left off the sarcasm tag, or you took a wrong turn at DU.
‘Bubble’ typically refers to a detailed police cordon around some big shot, with cops, checkpoints, snipers on buildings, spooks circulating in the crowd. This structure is called a ‘tunnel’ by any source I could search. A piece of capital goods rather than an organized task. If it’s true, I’ll verify it tomorrow.
I caught a definite whiff myself.
How you check the facts when they aren't straight?
vpose hasn’t posted again after that “special” tip?
staffed by 47 butlers and cocktail waitresses serving snacks and light meals upon request. A masseuse and Chinese foot pressure point specialist
The one does not need all of that when he has his trusty manservant....... Reggie.
That would be a truly great feat of engineering to build in one hour.
There are no solid walls and it is invisible except for the hi-tech support vans. It is an electronic shield ("Shields up"), using quantum effects at a macro scale. The only thing unusual you see are the antenna arrays on the vans. There is also a tractor beam that can be directed at a particular person or vehicle trying to enter the security perimeter. There is much more exotic stuff that hasn't been rolled out yet, such as the quantum teleportation function (instant transport out of the danger area).
This is how the article describes the "tunnel."
"The tunnel would be a kilometre long and measure 12ft by 12ft enough to let Obamas cavalcade pass through. The tunnel would be centrally air-conditioned, fitted with close-circuit television cameras, and will be heavily guarded at every point, including, of course, its entry and exit."
If one of those has been used before you can surely find a pic of one from a news service. How could anyone miss it?
Sometimes my typos are funnier than my original intent.
Case in point.
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