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Military Muscle Will Show in G-20 City

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posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:17 AM
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Military Muscle Will Show in G-20 City


www.military.com

September 24, 2009
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Traffic in Pittsburgh's skies, streets and rivers will have a different look today and Friday as military helicopters, gunboats and armored vehicles stand ready for emergencies related to the Group of 20 economic summit.

It's nothing to panic over, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl said.

"We don't want people to overreact. Don't be alarmed, because it's just part of the overall public safety effort," he said.

The use of Chinook transport helicopters and armored Humvees is routine for an event of this stature, according to retired Army Gen. W
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posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:17 AM
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Yes my friends there is absolutely nothing to worry about as you see straight from the horses mouth that a buildup of military equipment, personnel and assets in Pittsburgh for the G-20 is for public safety!

Now I won’t say on which end of the horse that mouth is situated!

Is this though to say that normally the good people of Pittsburgh are not safe? That it is only when the Kings, and Queens, Tyrants and Despots and other assorted psychopaths affiliated with the Powers that Be come to town that we choose to make the public safe?

The reasoning behind such statements of course is that the Pittsburgh Police, Fire and Rescue Departments aren’t actually competent or capable of keeping people safe? Or perhaps it’s because they have too vested an interest to keep the ‘right’ people safe, from the ‘wrong’ people, while the ‘right’ people meet for the sake of the ‘worst and wrong’ things, and the ‘wrong’ unwashed rabblerousing masses might do the right thing for once and question their despotic agenda and manipulations.

The Defacto Corporate Government of the United States clearly does run a Military Dictatorship!


www.military.com
(visit the link for the full news article)

[edit on 24/9/09 by ProtoplasmicTraveler]



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:22 AM
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"It's pretty smart to have that type of equipment ready in case something happens," Pagonis said.

The Chinook helicopter is a "versatile piece of equipment" that could be used for security, evacuation or medical transport purposes, Pagonis said. The helicopter can carry a crew of three and up to 33 passengers and lift a small vehicle or cargo container weighing about 19,000 pounds, according to the Army Web site.

"If there's a place for them to land, they can pick up people pretty fast," Pagonis said. "If there's a demonstration and the National Guard needs to capture and segregate the leaders from the rest of the group, they could remove them from the area quickly."



Well it’s nice to know all that urban combat in Iraq has paid off! Nothing like practice to make perfect the quick military dissection of a ‘demonstration’ even if it does happen to be constitutional to demonstrate here in America, but I digress, as clearly we are lucky that it doesn’t require just mindless blunt force trauma to get to the leaders by bludgeoning everyone in sight like baby seals as the British Police did in London at the recent G-20 there!

We can just go in and surgically remove constitutional demonstration leaders!

I wonder if they are going to use Tomahawk Missiles and Laser Guided Smart Bombs too?

We are so lucky! We clearly have the best Government money can buy here in the United States! Now if only we knew who owns it! Clearly it’s not the people.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:24 AM
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I will like people that live in the area to take pictures and show the rest of the nation what we have become thanks to public safety what a whole bunch of crap.


America the new world, get used to it, because is coming to a city nearest you.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:28 AM
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Smaller than the Chinook, Black Hawk utility helicopters can transport about a dozen troops and carry smaller cargo loads. Black Hawks, seen in the skies above Pittsburgh this week, are used for electronic warfare and aeromedical evacuations, according to the Army.

In an emergency that would require helicopter evacuations of the world leaders attending the summit, the armored Apache attack helicopters could escort the Chinook, Pagonis said.

The heavily armored Humvees, he said, are formidable pieces of equipment with "great deterrence capabilities." Just the sight of a Humvee with a crew of Soldiers in battle dress uniforms and helmets is intimidating, he said. The vehicles are 15 feet long, more than 7 feet wide and weigh 5,900 pounds.



Wow, according to these rosy news accounts I bet the good people of Pittsburgh have never slept so well being comforted by the knowledge that at last after hundreds of years of their public being ‘unsafe’ the military has finally moved in to properly secure them in person!

Oh wait, that’s to secure the leaders in their person. I guess if you are just an average denizen of the city who has chosen to make it your home that well you still have to get by with out all these aides of being rescued from a grimace or shout with a Black Hawk or Cobra Helicopter.

But as the article points out with Military Humvees roaming the streets designed for intimidation the not so encouraged constitutional right to assemble to peaceably protest where shouting and taunting might occur will not instead be an exercise of ‘Run Forest run!” for the protestors.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:30 AM
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Originally posted by marg6043
I will like people that live in the area to take pictures and show the rest of the nation what we have become thanks to public safety what a whole bunch of crap.


America the new world, get used to it, because is coming to a city nearest you.


I hope they do too, for everyone should know just how 'sweet' or benevolent government has become when it comes to looking after the 'public safety'.

We have truly lost our way and our rights and freedoms.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:31 AM
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Exactly, this show of power is not for the safety of the people in the city, they should protest the fact that at the expenses of tax payer money the city is targeting the residents as the enemy.

I am so sad of what our nation has become because we have allow this to happen.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:32 AM
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Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
"We don't want people to overreact. Don't be alarmed, because it's just part of the overall public safety effort," he said.


maybe he's telling the truth, maybe they're planning to really do something for the safety of the public........ like using all that military gear to take out 20 megalomaniacal scumbags.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:33 AM
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A star for you my friend, but sadly the crocks are protecting their masters.

The population is the enemy because in America is still people like us that doesn't bend to the NWO.



[edit on 24-9-2009 by marg6043]



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:35 AM
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Originally posted by pieman

Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
"We don't want people to overreact. Don't be alarmed, because it's just part of the overall public safety effort," he said.


maybe he's telling the truth, maybe they're planning to really do something for the safety of the public........ like using all that military gear to take out 20 megalomaniacal scumbags.


Me thinks the good people of Pittsburgh might have had that on their mind already. That's why the issue of Public Safety has likely become so vital. The local people have been fighting Mine and Mill owners for their rights for over a century. They aren't the type of people to shut up and sit down with out a .50 Calibre Machine Gun pointed at them and even then it's a bit iffy!

We can still dream though friend. Thanks for the post and the laugh!



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:38 AM
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Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by ProtoplasmicTraveler
 


Exactly, this show of power is not for the safety of the people in the city, they should protest the fact that at the expenses of tax payer money the city is targeting the residents as the enemy.

I am so sad of what our nation has become because we have allow this to happen.





It's hard to believe Marge and don't you know the government will for the large part pass it off as saying that the city itself represents an 'attractive target' to terrorists with so many important world leaders in town.

All they ever have to do to convince half of the people of the nation there is nothing sinister or untoward is to evoke the 'terrorist boogeyman' as justification as to why it's for our own 'safety' to live under the military jackboot!

It's shameless isn't it?



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:45 AM
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So i take it there are going to be people protesting, or at least trying?

I wonder what scenes we'll see?

It was bad in the UK for the G8.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:50 AM
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What's really kind of funny is the fact that one could say there are probably at least 20 or so "terrorist" along with their respective entourages there. That they are planning distinctly non-American initiatives and policies which will cause suffering and harm to others, all based on their ideologies. And evidently the tools of violence are part of their arsenal.

Freakin' hilarious.


The citizens will get to see just how far their government is willing to commit it resources to safeguarding the G20. I wonder why the local authorities weren't good enough for the job, considering the DHS' policies of increasing cooperative sharing of information with other law enforcement agencies?

Maybe they need the practice in a 'real world' scenario.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:55 AM
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Originally posted by Kram09
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So i take it there are going to be people protesting, or at least trying?

I wonder what scenes we'll see?

It was bad in the UK for the G8.


From what I understand about 95% of the permitts requested to protest were granted. Some environmentalists were arrested yesterday for posing a 'danger' in their protests which evidently included dangling people off of at least one bridge!


PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- In what appeared to be the most visible demonstration yet of this week's G-20 summit, four people attached to a massive banner dangled from a Pittsburgh bridge Wednesday to protest the global economic meeting.

The banner hung from the West End Bridge over the Ohio River and read like a road sign: "Danger: Climate Destruction Ahead. Reduce CO2 Emissions Now."

Greenpeace, the environmental activist group, claimed responsibility for the stunt. On its Web site, the group said it wanted to send a message to G-20 leaders with the nearly 80-by-30-foot sign, calling for more attention to the issue of global climate change.



So there definately will be protests and already have been in the lead up to the summitt, time will tell what the 'excessive' display of military force does to curb protests or possibly further enflame them.

Thanks for posting.



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 09:57 AM
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What's really kind of funny is the fact that one could say there are probably at least 20 or so "terrorist" along with their respective entourages there. That they are planning distinctly non-American initiatives and policies which will cause suffering and harm to others, all based on their ideologies. And evidently the tools of violence are part of their arsenal.


The reality is that these leaders are the terrorists. Terror is a political tool to strike fear and terror in citizens for political reasons. The War on Terror has been waged as a War for Terror and we the citizens are the target of that Terror and the agressors are our own governments!



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 10:02 AM
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What if there where hundreds or thousands of ARMED Americans occupying the area when the military showed up to deploy?

Can we please have our Lexington and Concord already?



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 10:04 AM
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So a permit is needed to protest?

Interesting?

Is that usually how it is, or do you have to get a permit just because it's the G20.

I suppose they just pick and choose who gets a permit then?



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 10:07 AM
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Originally posted by bismarcksea
What if there where hundreds or thousands of ARMED Americans occupying the area when the military showed up to deploy?

Can we please have our Lexington and Concord already?


This is the area of the Country that gave us the "Deer Hunter" trust me when I say there are not thousands but tens of thousands of people in that area 'loaded for bear' and they probably do notice the striking similarities to the 'communist' bear roaming their streets at the moment.

When I grew up 50 miles outside of Pittsburgh in the 1970's the locals were known to sit ontop Turnpike Bridges taking 'pot shots' at 'scabs' breaking teamsters strikes.

There are some people who have a 'real problem' with 'authority' in the area!



posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 10:07 AM
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For your viewing pleasure. . .




posted on Sep, 24 2009 @ 10:12 AM
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Most municipalities require you file for and be granted a permit to protest.

They are almost always granted in most cities, and is a way of informing the local police that a protest will be occuring, where, for what purpose and who is in charge and organized it so the police can 'protect' the protesters peaceable right to protest.

For instance here in Miami where I live most recently permits were applied and granted to each side in the Operation Cast Lead, Israeli military action against Gaza.

Each camp would be given permission to use opposing sides of the street with the police standing in the middle to make sure words don't turn in to violence.

Who ever wants to protest technically has a right to be protected from those with opposing views and in part that's what the permit process is normally designed to do to alert authorities so that they can be on hand and prepared if neseccary to protect the right to protest from those who might be offended to the message.

However in this case it is the leaders themselves that are opposed to the protests as opposed to just other citizens with differing views.



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