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Sun Jan 27, 2013, 12:51 PM

 

Machine gun fire from military helicopters flying over downtown Miami Fl.



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Reply Machine gun fire from military helicopters flying over downtown Miami Fl. (Original post)
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 OP
bunnies Jan 2013 #1
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 #8
bunnies Jan 2013 #12
RandiFan1290 Jan 2013 #2
RC Jan 2013 #5
RandiFan1290 Jan 2013 #6
RC Jan 2013 #13
sarisataka Jan 2013 #20
RandiFan1290 Jan 2013 #23
sarisataka Jan 2013 #27
RC Jan 2013 #25
loudsue Jan 2013 #30
RC Jan 2013 #31
DollarBillHines Jan 2013 #3
Mojorabbit Jan 2013 #38
appleannie1 Jan 2013 #4
OffWithTheirHeads Jan 2013 #7
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 #10
Scuba Jan 2013 #9
RandiFan1290 Jan 2013 #11
libtodeath Jan 2013 #14
Buzz Clik Jan 2013 #16
Buzz Clik Jan 2013 #15
whatchamacallit Jan 2013 #17
Buzz Clik Jan 2013 #18
whatchamacallit Jan 2013 #19
Buzz Clik Jan 2013 #21
EastKYLiberal Jan 2013 #24
Demo_Chris Jan 2013 #22
Fla_Democrat Jan 2013 #26
geek tragedy Jan 2013 #29
Eleanors38 Jan 2013 #37
geek tragedy Jan 2013 #28
TheMightyFavog Jan 2013 #32
2on2u Jan 2013 #33
RandiFan1290 Jan 2013 #35
RedCappedBandit Jan 2013 #34
okaawhatever Jan 2013 #36
Fire Walk With Me Jan 2013 #39
felixmtt Apr 2013 #40
hrmjustin Apr 2013 #41

Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:00 PM

1. Doesnt seem to be unusual.

A quick google search reveals the same thing in April 2011 & May 2012.

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Response to bunnies (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:24 PM

8. And the more you come to expect it as "normal", and the more the military comes to expect it

 

as "normal", the more likely it is to become the new normal.

"Conditioning" and "normalization".

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Reply #8)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:30 PM

12. sad, scary & true.

Just like assholes shopping with AR-15's.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:02 PM

2. Why the need for gunfire?

Why do they assume they were blanks? Don't they have enough government owned land to play their little war games over?
We have dark days ahead

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Response to RandiFan1290 (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:13 PM

5. What happens when, and I do mean when, someone grabs the wrong ammo box and they shoot up several

 

cars worth of families. This is another example of "Military Intelligence"

Someone(s) need to be stripped of their command over this. And maybe some federal prison time.
Why do we, as a country, take war and violence over peace and prosperity? What is wrong with us.

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Response to RC (Reply #5)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:16 PM

6. Exactly and where do the shells go?

I could just imagine the shells raining down on the highway as people are trying to drive around.

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Response to RandiFan1290 (Reply #6)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:31 PM

13. I'm thinking that since the brass is worth money and can be reused, they have a way to catch them in

 

the helicopter.
Or maybe it is just like on TV. Only bad guys have guns that eject the brass. You never see any brass from the cops guns after a shootout. Makes more sense that doing military shoots over civilian traffic, even if they did use "blanks", where did the wads go?

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Response to RC (Reply #13)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:54 PM

20. They have brass catchers

that fit on machine guns- more to keep the shell from getting into something important than the metal value.
The blanks the military uses are sealed in wax. The barrel needs an adapter that physically blocks the barrel for the blanks to cycle the weapon, nothing can be fired out without blowing up the gun.

The cover story sounds BS. There is a lot not being said.

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Response to sarisataka (Reply #20)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:56 PM

23. Thank you for the info.

I have to admit I am completely ignorant of military hardware. My only knowledge is from the TV box where I've seen the shells flying all around That makes much more sense thanks again

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Response to RandiFan1290 (Reply #23)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:09 PM

27. Glad to help

I always hated firing blanks- they gunk up the weapons something fierce. It took three times as long to clean as actually shooting bullets.

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Response to sarisataka (Reply #20)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:02 PM

25. That makes sense.

 

Thanks

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Response to RC (Reply #5)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:12 PM

30. Someone needs to be hung out to dry for this. Damn it!!

I want to know WHO. WHO in the hell is behind this? WHO authorized this? I want NAMES.

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Response to loudsue (Reply #30)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:15 PM

31. +100 BINGO!

 

Practicing war on our own people.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:02 PM

3. "Only a drill"

For effing WHAT?

Just a little un-announced drill involving the US military and local law enforcement.

In downtown Miami.

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Response to DollarBillHines (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 12:38 AM

38. That is what I want to know.

What the Hell are they planning for?

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:07 PM

4. Are they expecting Ted Nugent's NRA buddies to attack or what?

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Response to appleannie1 (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:21 PM

7. More likely OWS Miami

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:24 PM

9. Everybody needs to be a little bit more afraid.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:28 PM

11. I wonder what the destinations were?

All of these police and military rushing where? I bet it was to secure the bridges and entrances to the 1% areas like "Star" Island. They know the people aren't going to stay calm as things get worse.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:33 PM

14. That is just insane

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Response to libtodeath (Reply #14)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:39 PM

16. Which part?

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:37 PM

15. Incredible how the extremes of right and left meet at this point.

Amazing.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #15)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:46 PM

17. And a vast herd of sheep in the center n/t

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Response to whatchamacallit (Reply #17)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:50 PM

18. Yeah, I've heard that before -- from the right and left.

It's funny how anybody who doesn't buy into the latest paranoid adventure is a sheep.

In this case, it's a legit military exercise. They play their traditional war games at their bases and at sea all the time. Every now and then, they need to practice in an urban setting. I just cannot crap myself when the military does what they are obligated to do.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #18)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:53 PM

19. You crap yourself

with every post.

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Response to whatchamacallit (Reply #19)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:56 PM

21. Weak.

Take off.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #18)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:58 PM

24. The next step is FEMA camps, donchakno...

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 01:56 PM

22. What the fuck?!

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:06 PM

26. I wonder how many people actually read

to the bottom of that list.








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Response to Fla_Democrat (Reply #26)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:11 PM

29. Black helicopters and gun paranoia. Mmmhmm. nt

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Response to Fla_Democrat (Reply #26)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 12:12 AM

37. ...and who composed that list?

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 02:11 PM

28. Black helicopters!! oh Noez! Call Alex Jones. nt

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:02 PM

32. Perhaps they were shooting a movie or TV show?

Aren't there eseveral based in Miami?

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Response to TheMightyFavog (Reply #32)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:15 PM

33. Burn Notice films there no? At least that is where the warehouse is that the crew

 

works out of.....

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Response to 2on2u (Reply #33)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:28 PM

35. That would make sense but

A ton of stuff is filmed down there so the media would be informed. There would be no need for all the speculation.

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:22 PM

34. How else are they gonna make sure we know who is in charge?

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 03:29 PM

36. This was announced ahead of time to let residets know it would be a training exercise. There

are several news channels and newspapers who disclosed ahead of time that this would be happening. The firing of the gun was probably them taking out a target as part of the exercise. It also says this is a multi day event, and that they did it in March 2011 as well. It's curious to note that Miami has been used twice. I'm wondering if their intel shows Miami as a likely target. Hmmmm.....

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 12:10 PM

39. Monday kick to avoid the weekend news hole.

 

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Response to Fire Walk With Me (Original post)

Tue Apr 16, 2013, 06:24 AM

40. Machine gun


Machine gun fire from military helicopters flying is a common with every army exercising / practicing. This also shows the capacity / capability of how far the gun can fire. There are lot of articles on it. You can also browse for Machine Guns, Small Arms to find interesting pictures and videos.

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Response to felixmtt (Reply #40)

Tue Apr 16, 2013, 10:11 AM

41. Welcome to DU Machine gun!

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