Army Preps for Tea Party ‘Terrorists’

Army Preps for Tea Party ‘Terrorists’
The Patriot Post ^ | 4/29/2010 | Mark Alexander

Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 11:55:07 AM by tutstar

“The duty imposed upon [the president] to take care, that the laws be faithfully executed, follows out the strong injunctions of his oath of office, that he will ‘preserve, protect, and defend the constitution.’ The great object of the executive department is to accomplish this purpose; and without it, be the form of government whatever it may, it will be utterly worthless for offence, or defence; for the redress of grievances, or the protection of rights; for the happiness, or good order, or safety of the people.” –Justice Joseph Story

A few months back, the commander in chief or our Armed Forces, that erstwhile community organizer Barack Hussein Obama, denigrated a large cross section of Americans who identify with the Tea Party movement — those who advocate for Essential Liberty and Rule of Law.

Obama identified them as malcontents, “waving their little tea bags.”

Since then, the Obama administration and their Leftmedia sycophants have endeavored to characterize Tea Party attendees as rude, radical, racist, redneck, enemies of the state.

In fact, Americans who attend Tea Party rallies are from all walks of life, as noted in the Patriot Declaration, Patriots who are peacefully and constitutionally petitioning their government for redress.

As I noted in my tax-day essay, Tea Parties are “not a call for revolution but for restoration — a call to undertake whatever measures are dictated by prudence and necessity to restore constitutional Rule of Law.”

However, Obama’s words do have consequences.

This week, I was contacted by a number of military personnel, enlisted and officer ranks, who expressed concern about a military exercise underway at Ft. Knox, the U.S. Bullion Depository. As with most such exercises, the Ft. Knox alert occurred in stages, as if real time intelligence was being provided at various intervals.

The first intel advisory was issued on Friday, 23 April 2010, and identifies the terrorist threat adversaries as “Local Militia Groups / Anti-Government Protesters / TEA Party.”

You read that right: “TEA Party”!

The alert states that plans for the demonstration may have been interrupted by “Federal and local law enforcement” raids on a “White Supremacists Organization,” but “TEA Party organizers have stated that they will protest at the Gold Vault at a future date.”

Further, the intel advisory states, “Anti-Government – Health Care Protesters have stated that they would join the TEA Party as a sign of solidarity.”

In accordance with the exercise, Ft. Knox post security is placed on high alert because, “these groups are armed, have combative training and some are former Military Snipers. Some may have explosives training / experience,” and “a rally at their compound / training area is scheduled.”

Another intel update was issued on Monday, 26 April 2010, noting that the “rally at the Militia compound occurred,” and “Viable threats … have been made.” The intel on the rally notes, “Many members were extremely agitated at what they referred to as Government intervention and over taxation in their lives. Alcohol use ‘fanned the flames.’ Many military grade firearms were openly carried. An ad hoc ‘shoot the government agent’ event was held with prizes (alcohol) given for the best shot placement.”

The report states further, “Components of bomb making are reported to have been on the site. Some members have criminal records relating to explosive and weapons violations.”

In response to the “immediate threat,” the exercise stipulates, “local detention centers are being made ready for mass arrests.” Both the “QRF I and QRF II” are placed on two hour recall, and the “5-15 CAV” was ordered to “draw weapons from holder and store in most available arms room,” and “coordinate with MASA for immediate ammunition draw; have equipment readied for immediate use, i.e. vehicles staged and loaded IAW 5-15 CAV SOP; LMR’s charged.”

QRF refers to Quick Reaction Force. QRF I is the 16th Cavalry Regiment. QRF II is the 194th Armored Brigade.

The 26 April order gives specific instructions for the 5-15 CAV (a 16th Cavalry battalion) to have weapons, ammo, vehicles and communications at ready, and it places the other 2,200 members of the units on two-hour recall. In other words, these orders are to gear up for defending Ft. Knox against Tea Party folks and their co-conspirators who oppose nationalization of our health care sector.

Now, for almost 30 years I have participated in the development and implementation of small and large scale military exercises within the U.S. and around the world.

Such exercises are critical to the readiness of our forces, and the standard for the real time intel reports in these drills requires thinly veiled references to assets of existing or collateral threat vectors such as communist regimes such as China and real terrorist networks such as al-Qa’ida, etc.

Perhaps the writers of such exercises today should focus on response plans for, say, an Islamic terrorist who attacks a post. (See Ft. Hood / Major Nidal Malik Hasan.)

The Ft. Knox exercise is not only amateurish in its construct, but also sets an ominous political precedent.

The military officers and enlisted personnel with whom I spoke are all dedicated uniformed Patriots who are loyal, first and foremost, to their oath to “support and defend” our Constitution “against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”

Their concerns about this exercise mirrored my own. As one put it, the exercise “misrepresents freedom loving Americans as drunken, violent racists — the opponents of Obama’s policies have been made the enemy of the U.S. Army.”

They were equally concerned that command staff at Ft. Knox had signed off on this exercise, noting, “it has been issued and owned by field grade officers who lead our battalions and brigades,” which is to say many Lieutenant Colonels saw this order before it was implemented.

It’s not likely that Ft. Knox Commanding General James Milano or Deputy Commander Col. David Teeples, or even the regimental and brigade commanders for the 16th Cav and 194th AB, actually read the exercise scenario, but that doesn’t absolve responsibility for such an egregious example of political exploitation of U.S. forces.

One officer insisted, “The American people should require greater accountability of their commissioned officers, that they abide by their oath and never allow politically motivated propaganda like this exercise on any post or base again.”

Another observed, “Whether this is complacency by officers who do not see such orders as a problem, or worse, officers who recognize the problem but do not insist the orders are changed, this is a serious problem. We are discussing the training of American citizen soldiers in the use of potentially deadly force against a specific group of political dissenters. There is never a time in an officer’s career in which he does not have a duty to apply critical thought to the orders he is given and asked to give. It is my opinion that any officer that has allowed these orders to persist, to reach the level of junior officers and soldiers, has demonstrated a lack of judgment or apathy towards what his duty requires of him. Either way, we should demand more of the commissioned officers, who we as a nation empower to lead our sons and daughters into battle.”

Indeed, and at best, the blatant malfeasance on the part of the individuals who composed this exercise reflects poorly on the uniformed services.

The antidote to this patent misrepresentation of peaceable Patriots is to expose it with the Light of Truth. As our motto Veritas vos Liberabit affirms, the Truth shall set you Free!

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Will we get to vote in November?
1 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 11:55:07 AM by tutstar

To: LucyT; BP2; rxsid


2 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 11:55:34 AM by tutstar (g)

To: Nightshift


3 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 11:55:50 AM by tutstar (g)

To: tutstar
Will we get to vote in November?When all of the candidates are “pre-approved” by the puppet masters, does it matter?

4 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 11:58:06 AM by Cboldt

To: tutstar
Will we get to vote in November?Yes…one way or another.

5 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 11:58:20 AM by thulldud (Is it “alter or abolish” time yet?)

To: tutstar; Interesting Times; zot; Travis McGee; RaceBannon; Bob J
Thanks for posting. I just forwarded this email to my military mailing list. It is chilling that we have come to this. Semper Fi,


6 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 11:58:22 AM by The Shrew (;; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)

To: tutstar

Next will be the Obama regime’s version of the Reichstag fire, to justify deploying the troops and “detaining” dissidents. What form will it take?

I pray that we have someone on the inside to warn us at the appropriate time, because once it starts it may be too late for anything but guerilla warfare against our own. Exposed ahead of time, we might be spared the agony of being forced to become the terrorists that they depict.

Please Lord, let this cup pass, but Your will be done.

7 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 11:58:35 AM by JimRed (To water the Tree of Liberty is to excise a cancer before it kills us. TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)

To: tutstar

We may be in for a long hot summer in more ways than one. The ‘terrorists’ the Army is anticipating probably aren’t going to be Tea Partiers, but I am pretty sure they will have some terrorists to deal with.

8 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:00:07 PM by STYRO (when do white Protestant taxpayers get their civil rights back?)

To: tutstar

so long as they continue using PowerPoint I think we have little to fear…

9 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:01:58 PM by Buckeye McFrog

To: tutstar

I am getting the answer to the question of how the Bolsheviks came to power.

10 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:02:10 PM by depressed in 06 (2012, the end of our long national nightmare.)

To: JimRed


Psalm 144

11 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:02:31 PM by Psalm 144 (Is it sedition to defy usurpation?)

To: tutstar

In order for the members of the Military to uphold their oath, they’ll have to join us. If they oppose us, it’ll be in violation of that oath.

12 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:03:36 PM by wolfpat (Moderate=Clueless)

To: tutstar

The troops will show up to the rally and realize these evil folks are merely his neighbors. Plumbers, nurses,accountants,bank tellers, and car mechanics make a very intimidating and violent force.

13 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:04:21 PM by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)

To: tutstar

Good grief!

Not just gun toting wackos but DRUNKEN gun toting wackos.

Who prepared this nonsensical scenario?

14 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:04:37 PM by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it’s weeping somewhere…)

To: tutstar

This administration is twisted. As far as I am concerned, they are a foreign occupying force in Washington.

15 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:06:05 PM by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)

To: wolfpat
Obama will have his Boston massacre and id he ever uses the US military against the tea par-tiers there will be hell to pay in the form of a civil war.
16 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:06:14 PM by Americanexpat

To: wolfpat

Obama identified them as malcontents, “waving their little tea bags.”

Uniter. Hurl.
17 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:06:28 PM by txhurl

To: tutstar

This just turned my stomach. I mean, I think I’m going to throw up. This is for real?

18 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:06:44 PM by Personal Responsibility (I’d use the /s tag but is it really necessary?)

To: cornfedcowboy
19 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:08:41 PM by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it’s weeping somewhere…)

To: tutstar

Since we’re rallying at Fort Know, let’s meet for lunch at my old favorite, The Korea House Restaurant, right in the heart of Radcliff on the main drag. (If it’s still there.)

Had the best taeji bulkogi this side of seoul.

That said, if the US Army is doing this, then they’ve lost their minds, and conservative citizens should lodge a protest with Kentucky’s own Senator Mitch McConnell to look into this “exercise” and its origin.

20 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:08:47 PM by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)

To: tutstar

Sure. Just like they do in Venezuela.

Sounds like the indoctrination of our military begins.

21 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:08:56 PM by Kimberly GG (“Path to Citizenship” Amnesty candidates will NOT get my vote!)

To: tutstar

Obama identified them as malcontents, “waving their little tea bags.”


22 posted on Thursday, April 29, 2010 12:09:31 PM by ScottinVA (RIP to the country I love…)

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One Response to Army Preps for Tea Party ‘Terrorists’

  1. 1rowdy1 says:

    A few of you have it correct. That is what this is all about, it is the first step in indoctrination, de-sensitization of the officers and troops towards actions within our borders and towards civilians. As I say just the first step. There will be several more to come before he will feel confidence in the system to pull the trigger. Being aware and quelling it in advance of further development will be quite effective as long as we take it as seriously as it really is. We can do with a lot less talk about revolution, taking up arms, and emptying the clip. That is exactly one part of the plan he has laid out. The more that talk emanates from we the people the more reason he has to act in a manner to make us out to be the dangerous radical terrorist types he would like us to be so he can access those resources. Don’t talk the talk, it is cheap. Just stand by your constitution, the walk is what is costly. Semper Fi no I was not a marine, I may very well should have been. Many close friends were and I served alongside many. It has merely become my motto as well, and feel it should be of most all freedom loving Americans in this time of trouble. To those that do not know, it means always faithful. I have always been and always will be. I took that oath and now feel proud to declare myself as one of the oath keepers. I am still and always will be bound by it.

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