Alarming! DOD Launches Urban Assault Training In Chicago Suburb, Frightened Residents Describe “A War Zone”

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One of the many alarmed Tweets posted by the TinleyParkPatch.

The residents of Tinley Park, IL are freaked out.  And it’s by the scary behavior of our own government.

The Department of Defense has been conducting another urban assault military drill this week within a populated southwest Chicago community.  And just to make it especially frightening, they’re raining their hours of terror upon the locals in the middle of the night.  Residents are being woken up to the sounds of flash bangs, and explosions, with visuals of police lights, and Blackhawk helicopters circling low overhead.  The DoD’s response to the frightened and angry residents?  Tough!

According to the Chicago Tribune,

A Department of Defense training exercise that included explosions heard miles away scared some southwest suburban residents late Tuesday and early this morning.

Residents said they heard “bomb” noises from about 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tinley Park police received about 25 calls from residents who were either fearful or angry, especially in the wake of the bombings in Boston last week.

The urban warfare training at the former Tinley Park Mental Health Center was expected to use small explosives to blow doors off hinges, local authorities said. A second training exercise at the former mental health center is planned for tonight, this time with helicopters, police said. …

Erin Lonergan, 25, lives about a mile from the training site. She heard the explosions while watching a movie with her family.

“They were happening every 15 minutes or so,” Lonergan told the Tribune. “They were quite loud.”

Lonergan said she was scared because of the time of night and the bombings at the Boston Marathon last week.

Residents described the frightening experience as sounding “like Tinley is being bombed”!  The TinleyParkPatch posted a few of the Tweets.

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Just think what it would be like if Obama had succeeded with getting his “Civilian National Security Police Force”.  You know, the one that would be “just as powerful, just as strong, just as well funded as the US Military”.  So, is this another effort to break down the Posse Comitatus wall?

And in other news, after the U.S. Senate rejected the latest gun control bill, Obama is ramping up his war against the 2nd Amendment and the Separation of Powers.

“When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

Hat tip: Local resident

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