It’s an Obama World… Miami Residents Freak Out After Military Choppers Fire Shots Over I-395 (Video)

This is very strange.
Machine gun fire was reported this week from military helicopters flying over Interstate 395 in downtown Miami.
WSVN reported:

Following reports of a military exercise occurring in Miami this week, KTRK-TV shot video of military-style helicopters roaming the skies in Houston, Texas. There have also been several reports of gunfire in the area.

In June of 2012
the Department of Defense started running military drills in the streets of St. Louis City. Local residents were warned to not be alarmed at the sight of U.S. Army tanks rolling through residential neighborhoods.

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  • maria

    training for military push????

  • Tabby

    Obama has had these “drills” going on in various cities all over the US since 2009..
    Not to sound too “Alex Jones” here, but honestly I think he came into his position planning to start a second civil war from the start. I mean it wasn’t long after he started his first term that the DHS report came out stating that the true threat is longer radical Muslims but “right wing extremists”, which went into detail profiling the ‘true terrorists’ that should be watched for.. These included constitutionalists, people that ‘believe the Bible literally’ (aka: every true Christian), Ron Paul supporters, etc. etc.
    Anyway here’s a recent article listing these ‘drills’ with links.

  • Redwine

    Don’t think for a second that this evil regime won’t commandeer the army (or at least those who would comply) to take control and subdue urban population centers. The Defense Dept. has been throwing out any top-ranking officers who challenge them (like the recent dismissal of the head of CENTCOM), and putting yes-men in their place.

  • Servo1969

    Why all these military drills in close proximity to civilians lately?

    1. To send a message? What message and to whom exactly?

    2. To get military personnel accustomed to operating in US cities?

    3. To provoke some kind of response? Again, what and from whom?

    4. Are they simulating gunfire with speakers? If not, are they just allowing their brass to fall on peoples’ property and in the highways? What, do military aircraft and vehicles now have little signs on the back saying “Not Responsible for Broken Windshields”?

    5. A simple lack of respect for the public? Drills like this used to be rare and the public was warned way ahead of time. They were also scheduled so as not to conflict with local traffic. Here lately? Rush hour traffic? Too bad. 911 systems jammed because nobody knows what’s happening? Tough. Deal with it, local authorities.

    6. Martial Law practice? Just in case, you know. Not really planning anything. Just covering all the bases.

    7. Are they just screwing with us?

  • Redwine

    The thing that tells me that these are not drills, but exercises in intimidating the population is that local police and fire rescue and the media have not been forewarned.

    The regime ramped up the use of the TSA Gestapo to intimidate and humiliate people as they go about their business of traveling by plane. Now they’re doing it from the air.

    This is tyranny.

  • onbe

    This is where it begins at the local level to bring sanity back.

    pass it around

  • RKae

    This helicopter-and-gunfire drill also happened in Harrisburg, PA, this last week.

  • NavySeal

    That’s the way it’s suppose to be!! Great clip, just wish the council member would have stuck around awhile longer to be reminded of the OATH he had to take… That my friend is a true liberal!!!!!

  • Practical Jane

    This is expressly prohibited by law.

  • Libtards Lie

    WTF is going on here.

    There should be an immediate congressional investigation.

    Why is this not front page new in every paper and on every station.

    I literally am stunned that this is occuring, but with this president and his ilk, I really think the worst is yet to come.

    What has happened to our country.

  • Conservative Ken

    Now we know why Obama wants to bring the Military home.

  • B.O. don’t know diddley squat

    I’m Retired Navy
    Drill ?
    Preparing ?
    For what ?

    You do these types of drills on station ,out of public view
    If you do them in public,it’s to send a message of intimidation
    This is a show of force..the brownshirts are coming
    Soon they’ll be goose stepping down Main st. USA
    The “Fuhrer in Chief” has set his’ve been warned

  • john graham

    I told my wife this was coming…..If marshal law is declared in this country….we need to understand that is has been declared on us……WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO????? stand back and watch, or come to the realization that this is WAR!!!!

  • J

    All of these drills going on around the country?? Checkpoints being set up everywhere…. NDAA bill which allows spying on americans and no due process if the state declares an american a terrorist?? The system is in place to declare gun owners domestic terrorists. I am convinced that the american people are being acclimated slowly and incrementally for a loss of their civil liberties as well as free speech, the second amendment, and the right to have due process by law. They say the drones will only be used in certain cases…. In the beginning it will, but incrementally, it will be normal procedure further down the road to use them everyone to spy and track everybody. The new enemy declared by DHS will be gun owners, constitutional lovers, and those who want to practice free speech peacefully. Under the NDAA and the patriot act, every thing we say on the internet is saved in a data base, while we are all considered guilty until proven innocent. Those who have not learned from the past are doomed to repeat it. America is rapidly turning into a facist police state where the corporations and govt. are merging. Textbook facism…….taxpayer money goes to private banks and corporations while big brother can force you to be quiet, smile, and keep you paying more and more. The ruling class in Washington just smiles at you and keeps the cocktail parties going.

  • Smarty

    This way when someone resists a gun grab, and he sends in the army, people will not realize that their precise historical location is right on the road, halfway between Lexington and Concord, with the Redcoats on the march.

    What was Lexington? Waco? Ruby Ridge? Cops disarming people at Katrina? We have 100’s of mini-Lexington events all over the US, but there will be more due to Obama’s Executive Orders.

    This is desensitization.

  • airon-later

    I do believe you guys have your tinfoil hats on a little too tight.

  • J

    Smarty nailed it on the head. Incrementalism is also known a creeping socialism or facism. They tell the people to keep moving along.. nothing to see here folks…. just keep moving forward. They desensitize the public by putting these drills and checkpoints right in your face little by little so that when the big clampdown occurs, you and I will be used to it. The globalization of America demands an erosion of its constitution so that the people will accept a UN constitution or some other body of law.
    I was dumbfounded when both parties voted for the NDAA bill. They are turning America into a battlefield where the new enemy is the american domestic terrorist. They will use these drones to track and watch law abiding citizens. They have software for cameras on cars that can drive near you and search you without a warrant via x ray. You are now guilty until proven innocent. All in the name of keeping you safe.
    “He that trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security”

    I grieve because of what Americans will do to fellow Americans in order to escape the intimidation coming from the police state. Snooping, snitching, and over reacting to having a toy gun, hunting knife, or peaceful dissention will be the norm because of fear.

  • J

    Go back to sleep Airon-later. Say to yourself, “It can’t happen here.”

  • Killer

    TGo back to sleep Airon-later. Say to yourself, “It can’t happen here.”

    A good read by Sinclair Lewis, and it fits in with what this rogue administration is up to!!,

  • Where’s the MF money Jon?

    Bush took the fight to the terrorists. Obama stopped that and waits for them to come here. Thus, the need to train for terror attacks on the homeland.
    This is what the people voted for.

  • donh

    This is something that could cause a car accident on the highway. Treating the public like a sacrificial guinea pig.

  • onbe

    #9 NavySeal

    the other one did stick around to hear it .

  • onbe


    The other one did hang around to hear it.I would bet the other got word of it too.

  • Tcircle

    Let’s see…..We can use the military to protect the southern US border, but we can conduct drills – using simulated live fire from ground and air resources – in residential areas.

  • Tcircle

    Correction – it should be: We can not use the military…

  • DoctorDoo

    We’re all being set up in so many ways. Been asked by your doctor lately IF YOU OWN A GUN?
    It seems our Constitutional rights are under attack and even your family doctor is helping.
    If you answer yes to the gun question, it goes in your medical records where it can be used against you at a later date. Your HEALTH insurance company might raise your rates because you own a gun. Many eyes see your medical records, and it will be worse when we’re all forced into a single payer system in 15-20, like Obama said. The government will be able to take your gun away if you are using certain medications, or tell you doctor you feel stressed out, or whatever medical condition you may have. The Center for Disease Control basically considers guns a disease that needs to be CONtrolled. MANY in the health care field are anti gun. Obama’s “Homeland Security” with its billions of rounds of ammunition and now their interest in acquiring 7000 FULL AUTO assault weapons with 30 ROUND MAGS should be raising a lot of RED FLAGS with the American people. Interestingly enough Obama wants to ban civilians from owning SEMI AUTO rifles with anything larger than 10 rounds. So you see, the Obama regime has its fingers in all sorts of things working to destroy our freedom. You can’t even trust your family doctor any more. Next it will be your Pastor, your neighbors, even your own family members.

  • Multitude

    What else should Obama’s constituency of the top 0.1% do when the middle class discovers it has been sold into slavery? When the one-hundred-trillion in unfunded liabilities shows up due (with the middle class co-signed to pay it back), don’t you think they might get a little pissed and might feel like chopping off heads?

    There’s a reason Obama is cleaning house in the military and demanding top officials that have no qualms about shooting American citizens when told to. There’s a reason the drone program has targeted U.S. citizens overseas and ensured provisions to do the same domestically. Like another commenter above, it’s difficult not to sound “Alex Jones” when the Obama administration is doing what the conspiracy nuts would be accusing the government of perpetrating.

  • xkaydet65

    I’m old enough to remember the 50s and early 60s CD drills. They were nationwide and besides clearing the streets and seeking shelter you could hear, and as a kid not in compliance with authority, I could see interceptors climbing for altitude over NYC. Usually F94C Starfires, but later F102 Delta Darts. Thing of it is we were always forewarned. This stuff is spooky and brings to mind the ECOMMCON from Seven Days in May.

  • Militant Conservative

    I believe this is a high visibility distraction to get our focus off of the true tyranny.

    The military will not en masse attack its citizens/brothers and sisters.

    Obama is up to something else this is a ruse.

  • Truth Teller

    They can try to intimidate all they want. If “they” try anything on the American People, the first retaliation will be a round-up of politicians and media leaders. Don’t be afraid. Don’t back down.

  • Mr. Mexico

    Don’t forget your god, George W. Bush, was at the nexus of these plans to destroy the United States.

  • I know what it is: these are just drills in preparation for dealing with the race riots that will ensue after Judge Nelson declares Zimmerman immune from criminal and civil action, under Florida’s self-defense statutes.

  • J

    Congress does not need to get you to register your firearms when you buy them. Through the healthcare law, the insurance companies will ask you if you own firearms. If you do, they can raise your rates and put a red flag in your health file. It is that simple now.

    The liberals will say, “Oh no. The govt. is not collecting your information. The health insurance companies are.”

  • Sasja

    I hope we all know to not tell our doctor we own firearms. I think this is a diabolical scheme to keep everyone on edge. Think how we are manipulated every day with one crisis or another. Feel stressed? Tell your doctor that and that you have guns, you are automatically listed as a potential threat to yourself, your family and your community. Feel stressed? Talk to God, not a doctor.

  • Injunjoe

    No wonder all the guns are sold out… Hate to see what’s coming…

  • Cactus

    I’ve never been asked if I own a gun… and I went to the doctor twice last week.

  • shadow

    Obama has had these “drills” going on in various cities all over the US since 2009..
    Not to sound too “Alex Jones” here, but honestly I think he came into his position planning to start a second civil war from the start.

    It’s worse than you think. Obama had these drills going on before he was even elected president.

    Who knew he had such power?

  • donh

    #27…I was talking with an old friend last Thursday, and he claimed to have been asked what guns he owned by his doctor. So this would have been like the day after the executive orders were signed…and already patients are getting the 3rd degree in exam rooms across the country…… My friend said he refused to answer and told his doctor that he thought the question was offensive….The doctor gave him an ugly face , and he believes the doctor made him pay for his lack of cooperation during the rectal exam.

  • dwdude

    obama has a new bunker under the white house driveway…homeland security declared early on in his first term that they will not respond to any terrorist attack using biological or nuclear weapons for a period of 72 hours after the initial attack. so if you’re severely injured, you will die while obama sips a latte in his bunker. check it

  • dwdude

    #32 mr mexico
    sorry, ignorant fool, my God is not mortal…besides, no one ever referred to bush as the messiah

  • Sam Stone

    Its coming folks.

  • Zip

    #3 good feed.
    Why the “required training” in populated areas if not to practice for the real thing.
    “Testing, testing” … “Not testing … this is real.”
    ‘Just following orders ma’am … we’re taking your property sir.”
    Maybe the Judicial can rise up, if not these ‘tests’ are not for us but against:
    Americans didn’t believe it could happen here in America … but when you have anti-americans ruining the country it can and is.

  • jony101

    just because we are paranoid doesn’t mean someone isn’t really out there trying to get us. Some people think that the people who are over reacting to this goverment “drills” are worrying over nothing. Paranoia is another word for “survival instinct”, something all living creatures have. Those who don’t pay attention to there environments and keep a watchful eye on the predators become extinct.

  • Al

    I am a soldier. I know what war looks like, what it sounds like, smells like, what it feels like in my soul. I stand today in the twilight of my nation’s grace, looking into the darkness of impending war. My sleep is troubled, knowing what awaits, yet the ignorant and the ‘true believers’ sleep easily in their delusions, and I am saddened by it.

    Daily, I see the Blackhawk and Apache helicopters flying over my city, the military vehicles which appear so frequently now on our roads, often with ‘guns up’ in violation of Posse Comitatus, and I know why they prepare, that it is not far off.

    Nightly I hear the report of gunfire near my home, the noise angry men make as they prepare to boil over. These are not soldiers – they are but angry men. And though I share their well-justified anger, I am cautious with them, for they are not disciplined, and they know not the face of war, nor the burdens it imposes upon mind, body, and soul. Because of this, they are dangerous, and I am saddened by this – that dangerous men should roam the streets near my home, full of anger and the lust for vengeance.

    All about me are the ceaseless murmurs of soulless politicians and media propagandists, who wear their agendas on their sleeves as a badge of superiority, and the boundless echoes of their contrived ‘message’ assaults me from all sides, even repeated from the mouths of dear friends, and I am saddened by it.

    I bear witness to the fact that throughout my lifetime, the lifeblood of my republic has been drained away by greedy and self-serving men, from high to low, who contrive nought but deception against their neighbors and countrymen, and who fail to consider that their children and mine shall share the same fate, the same future, and I am saddened by it.

    But I am a soldier, and I know what must be done; and so I shall put away my sadness and I shall harness up the bitter steed of war, and gird myself up for the battle; and I shall ride out to meet the enemies of Liberty; not in rage, not for anger sake or the hope of vengeance; but because I swore an oath before God, to jealously guard our Republic and its Constitution against all enemies; Him I shall not disappoint, for He is my Hope and my Trust.

    Therefore, as much as my soul laments against the harsh truth before me, I make this declaration to my enemies who press me into this battle, that none shall be able to afterwards say “I did not know, you did not warn me”;

    I do not care why you took that job with the government, or why you continue to hold it. I only know that you have become Judas and sold yourself to an oppressive state – your government office buildings and vehicles are part of the battlefield, and as a soldier I shall act accordingly.

    I do not care why, as a journalist, you choose to spin and corrupt the news, rather than report the plain truth and let the people judge for themselves. I only know that you have violated the public trust in the most vile and seditious manner, and thus your homes, offices, studios, vehicles, and any other place you may find yourself, are part of the battlefield, and as a soldier I shall act accordingly.

    I do not care why you signed that union card. I only know that you pay dues to a communist organization which conducts treasonous works against my Republic daily – and so your union hall and your work-sites are part of the battlefield, and as a soldier I shall act accordingly.
    I do not care that you only voted for the traitor because you are elderly/disabled or otherwise dependent upon government largess. Are you so ignorant and/or disinterested that you could not see through their propaganda, to the fact that your sustenance was assured either way? What have you gained now that the public housing areas you live in, and the public facilities you depend on, are part of the battlefield? Though I am a soldier, I can afford you little protection, for you have placed yourselves on the battlefield.

    I know that all of these places and all of these people are part of the battlefield, not just because I am a soldier, and have experienced a few battlefields in my day; but also because our President declares that even our own homes are on the battlefield, whether we wish them to be or not, and I have no choice but to believe him; it’s not just that the NDAA passed – a battlefield is not defined by law; it’s the profound build-up of martial power and resources across my once-great nation which tells me a battle is being prepared here.

    Over two billion rounds of ammunition procured by DHS and its sub-agencies in the past 18 months, plus machine guns in the tens of thousands, armored vehicles, combat aircraft, drones, and other implements of war being staged throughout our nation, our home – how do you explain that except as the preparation for battle?

    I will fight not because I desire it, but because I cannot justify any other course of action – when the enemy attacks, you must fight – you must kill or you will die.

    I smell you, my enemy; I can feel the ambush you have laid for me and my true countrymen, all about like a sticky spider’s web, yet we will not back down; and though you will kill some of us, you will not get us all before we have finished with you.

    I stand here, ready, on the eve of battle, and I ask God why I have been brough to the threshold of this battlefield, about to be thrust in, when I thought my soldiering days were through; and I am reminded that there is by His decree, a Time to Kill, as well as a Time to Die (Lev. chap. 3)… who am I to question why?

    ~ Anonymous

  • we need to start asking asking people in the military if they would fire on american citizens if ordered to do so. people like martin dempsey scare me.

  • Noovuss

    Would it be out of line if citizens planted an IDE next to the road and blew some legs off?
    Just for training.

  • Lincoln’s widow

    “My friend said he refused to answer and told his doctor that he thought the question [gun ownership] was offensive….The doctor gave him an ugly face , and he believes the doctor made him pay for his lack of cooperation during the rectal exam.”

    Harharhar! That is effing hilarious!

    “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometime, you just might find you get what you need.”

  • shadow

    Paranoia is another word for “survival instinct”,

    Only in lower forms of life. In humans, it’s a mental disorder that should be treated professionally.

  • Ember George

    It was going on in Houston on the same weekend. I found this from Jan 30.
    Army to use old jail in Galveston for training exercises today

  • Uncle Monkey

    Servo 1969 commented:
    4. Are they simulating gunfire with speakers? If not, are they just allowing their brass to fall on peoples’ property and in the highways? What, do military aircraft and vehicles now have little signs on the back saying “Not Responsible for Broken Windshields”?

    Good points, but discount everything else, point 4 should at least raise concern on both sides. I mean, WTF? Blank rounds from automatic (or even semi-) weapon fire are still going to have casings leaving the weapon. How would one of those feel dropping from even just a few hundred feet?

    And if they’re using “audio” to simulate – how f#%&ed up is that? That’s really even scarier.

  • Vaanns

    For your information, many medical students have been trained to ask about gun ownership during initial patient visits for decades. Specifically, while taking the “social history” after asking about home life, work, smoking and drinking habits, and exercise habits, you’re supposed to ask about seat belt use, and then if the patient owns a gun and whether it is well-secured when not in use. Doctors asking (and being trained to ask) about guns is not a new phenomenon–it’s been going on since at least the 90s.

  • Radegunda

    shadow commented: “Paranoia is … a mental disorder that should be treated professionally.”

    Since you believe that George W. Bush was trying to destroy the country, I hope you’ve got your psychiatric evaluation scheduled. Above all, you should never, ever be permitted to own a firearm.

  • Sasja

    I have visited a few doctors since the ’90’s and never have I been asked about gun ownership, seat belt use, home life. If so asked, I would lie and say no to gun ownership and sure I buckle up all the time and my home life is blissful (well, that part is true; or as blissful as it can be when you’re married). Whether my firearms are “well-secured” is also none of their business.

  • Radegunda

    Vaanns commented: “Doctors asking (and being trained to ask) about guns is not a new phenomenon …” —

    Maybe not, but the federal government having all our medical records in one centralized database IS a new phenomenon. So is the federal government’s sweeping ability to control our access to medical care.

    The government’s insistence on disarming citizens, while not new, has been newly reasserted with a vengeance — to the point of trampling on the provision of law that forbids doctors from acting as data-collectors on gun ownership for the federal government (a provision that Harry Reid had inserted to fend off opposition from the NRA in his reelection bid, probably expecting that the Obama admin. would disregard it along with any other law that doesn’t serve Obama’s nefarious agenda).

  • Catherine

    #45 or AL
    Thank You

    Remember 57 million did not vote for this President.
    That my Friend is a lot of people.
    We have not lost all hope yet hold your powder you will be needed.

  • Zip

    Sanity check – good one – Al #45
    Remember Cathrine #56, those were the numbers we were given from soros electoral computer count. Just like the so-called unemployment numbers – way off – much greater & much worse.
    Like your Pro remarks though! Faith in the TRUSTED ONE is key ~ none others are worthy.

  • carvo

    “We were invited by the city of Galveston to conduct joint training exercises to enhance the effectiveness of both services in order to better protect the residents of Galveston,” Sgt. 1st Class Michael Noggle, …” Yeah right, more like “You vill invite us or else … there will be consequences …”

  • Flintstone F.

    #49 February 2, 2013 at 12:10 pm
    shadow commented:

    Paranoia is another word for “survival instinct”,

    Only in lower forms of life. In humans, it’s a mental disorder that should be treated professionally.


    Paranoia is unfounded fear. Military helicopters overhead firing blanks and scaring the uniformed citizens on the ground actually happened. That is real fear. Not paranoia.

    The fact that I’ve never in my life heard or seen anything like this (military drills conducted during busy traffic over cities without warnings) isn’t paranoia. It’s the reaction to something that actually happened. That is real fear.

    Funny how these trolls only take on comments where it’s easy to make up a bumper sticker sized comeback. Apparently shadow has evolved away from his brain stem.

  • Charles Bigelow

    Remaking Miami Vice again?

  • The TV reporter doesn’t even flinch. “Hey this is okay. They are flying at building height in a crowded area firing blanks because of a ‘military training” exercise. That’s cool!”

    The military is practicing to assault a city like Miami?? Where?? What country needs to be nervous? Why is the Miami police going along with allowing helicopters to fly over their, THEIR citizens at high speed and low altitude??

    Oh HELL NO!

    This is all about getting ready for when we say no.

    Read the book.

  • And I love the -don’t panic is it only a drill- remark. What kind of drill, for what, who said it was okay. Jeeezz…sheeple.

    I wonder how many on the chopper would actually load real ammo and do the deed if ordered.

  • Conservative Ken

    Bring a Military trained in urban warfare home,
    Station Military in urban areas,
    Limit the legal ownership of firearms,
    Conduct firing exercises in populated areas,

    What could go wrong?

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  • shadow

    Since you believe that George W. Bush was trying to destroy the country,

    Wow! I guess this is some weird combination of projection and straw man. Only problem, unlike some (most?) here, I don’t believe that any president was/is out to destroy the country.

  • shadow

    The fact that I’ve never in my life heard or seen anything like this (military drills conducted during busy traffic over cities without warnings) isn’t paranoia.

    No, I’d call that ignorance. Such joint exercises have been going on for at least five years, and have their genesis in USNORTHCOM, created by Bush in 2002.

  • Arnonerik

    Bush starts it and sets it up and us up. Obama uses It and puts us down. Is that the good cop, bad cop routine?

  • Owen

    Of course it’s a training exercise. Training to murder American citizens.

  • Patty

    WATCH – Special Forces Chief: ‘Everything Done In Every Marxist Insurgency Are Being Done In America Today’

  • Smarty

    My very first petition, a WH petition to get all Fed LEOs and military involved in domestica activities to wear RedCoats:

    Let’s see the WH response to that!!!!

    Require all armed Federal Law/Response Agents and any military units involved in domestic activity wear Red Coats.

    At the time that the Declaration of Independence was written, it was clear who the bad guys were. On the road from where the first shots of Tyranny were fired (Lexington) to Concord (where mass firearms confiscation was to begin), these agents of Tyranny were identifiable by their Red Coats. Today, our Lexingtons are less clear, Waco? Ruby Ridge? The disarming of the citizenry at Katrina? Other events we may not know about now, or may not have happened yet.

    While our modern Lexington is not clear, our lexicon should be, we have RedCoats among us, led by a would-be Tyrant and his executive (orders).

    The purpose of this Petition:

    To ensure that the current regime understands that the people are on to them, and will not be fooled, and we know very well the Constitutional meaning of “Militia”

  • Flintstone F.

    #81 shadow

    Not ignorant just never saw it. How things have changed though. You lefties sure were scared back then. Now, not so much? We got a black Mao and the shadow is dancing.

    A lefty covering for the military? That scares me.

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