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Witness: "1 levee blown up". Katrina practices "Plan Balboa" US/NATO Venez. oil invasion

IS "KATRINA" A REHEARSAL OF US/NATO NAMED 'PLAN BALBOA' VENEZUELAN INVASION? Instead of the August 11th nuclear-oriented "terror drill" targeting Iran invasion, was watery Katrina the pre-seen "rehearsal" element mentioned in Plan Balboa, a US/NATO invasion of Venezuela? The Ships are already going there. "Chavez was quoted as saying late Friday night that the military exercise known as 'Plan Balboa,' includes REHEARSING SIMULTANEOUS ASSAULTS by air, sea and land at a military base in Spain, involving troops from the United States and NATO countries." Very similar to Katrina response, since you had Northcom martial law operation (with its international NATO personnel invasion) on the ground in the U.S. breaking the posse commutatus.) --- A HAARP'ed up Hurricane Katrina seems a "substitute" for failed "go live" nuclear terror drill of 8/11, cancelled after Gen. Byrnes was arrested and resultant press about it. That nuclear drill was a Northcom activation and another pretext is created for a Northcom martial law in the SE United States, though a different target without the nuclear issue that was connected to Iran (with Halliburton selling Iran nuclear stuff). --- Is is necessary to declare martial law to stand around not handing out food and medicines? No. So look for other understandings of "Katrina." --- Instead of that nuclear terror drill "going live" to active Northcom and fingering Iran, perhaps Katrina activates Northcom just the same way on their August 2005 schedule, as the practice for 'Plan Balboa'. It doesn't link up with the nuclear angle for attacking Iran, though it seems that the US/NATO fleet is indeed presently heading for Venezuela after "rehearsing" Katrina response! --- Regardless, Northcom's "go live" activiation, planned for August 2005, happens due to Hurricane Katrina. Read below for drawing out these conclusions...
--- AND ...Australian SBS broadcast report from their own independent team...Witness: at least one levee blown up.



Was Hurricane Katrina a "substitute nuclear terror drill" plan for NORTHCOM activation?

28.Jul.2005 16:55
FEMA / NORTHCOM / MOSSAD 'Sudden Response 05' "drill" in August--cover for Bush's Iran attack?
author: Bush watch
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/07/322255.shtml

06.Sep.2005 11:06
A must read - Trapped in NOLA, first by flood, then by martial law
[and the comments]
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/09/324284.shtml

"Russian Intelligence analysts...report that...foreign mercenary troops under the command of NORTHCOM have been sent into those areas most affected and that the American citizens and refugees can expect 'nothing short of brutal' treatment as these soldiers do not know...nor do they care...for the rights or freedoms of these people."
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/09/324277.shtml

28.Aug.2005 23:43
Hurricane Katrina STEERED for New Orleans? 3000 Louisiana Nat. Guard off in Iraq bogus war

HAARP anyone? --- Bankrupt Venezuela? --- convenient federal FEMA militarization while Louisiana National Guard in Iraq? --- Katrina has gone from Cat 1 to Cat 5 in days. It was even briefly downgraded lower than Cat 1 to a tropical storm as it left South Florida! Meterologists admit mystification--or feign mystification--at it. Now, devastation from Katrina is to be around 500x worse than the damage delivered to South Florida. A Category 5 hurricane does not cause five times as much damage as a Category 1. It causes 500 to 1,000 times the damage, hurricane scientists say, because the power of a storm increases exponentially as wind speeds grow. --- In 1976 there was a U.N. Treaty, which Nations signed, promising not to affect each other using weather warfare. So...in other words, the technology was available then...to at least some degree.

01.Sep.2005 03:33
International Troops of NORTHCOM activated for martial law in Katrina areas!

god, they are so devious. This is real. International troop cohorts in the USA authorized as the mobilized groups for martial law in Katrina aras by "our" Pentagon.

" The [neocon] Federal Emergency Management Agency asked the [neocon] Pentagon to activate its [neocon INVENTED] U.S. Northern Command's JOINT TASK FORCE in case troops were needed... We're gonna be reinventing New Orleans," said Bill Lokey, regional director of FEMA. [It's easier to do that once we have destroyed it, you see.]" The attempt to crumble the Posse Commutatus cookie has an internationalist feel... And most of Northcom is actually NATO staffed.

INTERNATIONAL TROOPS OF NORTHCOM ACTIVATED FOR MARTIAL LAW IN THE U.S.!

Background:

NORTHCOM IS STAFFED MOSTLY BY NATO PERSONNEL. NORTHCOM's invention as a mega supranational military organization encompassing Canada, the United States, and Mexico "jurisdiction" as a WAR PLANNING theatre without borders over the whole North American continent--was "JUSTIFIED" in its invention OFF the BOGUS "9-11 OFFICIAL STORY." NORAD on 9-11 was headed by General Eberhart, who was likely, as head of NORAD then, was in charge of the coordination of NORAD war gaming on 9-11 that led to disjunct "response" to what was in essence a self-hit by the police and military of the United States on itself: self-hitting the Pentagon and New York City to pass the PATRIOT police state legislation sight unseen, salted with a little CIA-contract weaponized military-grade anthrax traced to domestic supplies of bioweaponry at Ft. Detrick, Maryland and a handful of other top secret U.S. domstic sources.

Instead of anyone caring in the least bit that this is an open faced neocon coup agains the U.S., or caring that the anthrax attack was a domestic military operation on the Congress, or anyone caring for punishing Eberhart for his 9-11 inactions, Eberhart was rewarded for his lack of service and becomes becomes first head of the larger internationalist responsibilities of NORTHCOM.

Similarly, General Myers, on 9-11 in charge of the Pentagon response, and failing diasterously, has his promotion hearings started up on Sept. 13.

Joint Chiefs head Myers and first head of Northcom Eberhart are close friends.

They are really into "space war", what Rusmfeld calls the "revolution in military affairs"--a move to creating a global surveillance grid of high tech weaponry, weather control technology, space laser cannons, and other exotics--while demoting the concept of large standing armies. Katrina is right up their alley.

Last time that I am aware off--and Northcom was only invented after 9-11--that this continental and international war theater called Northcom was activiated was the flimsy excuse of the "DC sniper". Oh yeah, a DC sniper, so activate a continental international military organization, largely staffed with NATO. Now with the 9-11 pretexts unravelling as the bald lie it is in their faces, there seems to be nothing that they will not do to rush through a flimsy pretext anymore.

HERE COMES INTERNATIONAL TROOP MARTIAL LAW OVER SEVERAL U.S. SOUTHERN STATES ON ANY EXCUSE THEY FIND.

Twilight overture ends. Here comes the real first act.

Article quotes:

"The Federal Emergency Management Agency asked the Pentagon to activate its U.S. Northern Command's joint task force in case troops were needed... We're gonna be reinventing New Orleans," said Bill Lokey, regional director of FEMA."

FEMA is led by Mike Brown, inserted into FEMA just before 9-11 as mere "counsel", and later, mere months after 9-11, finds himself in charge of all of FEMA, which is quickly inserted into the Department of Homeland Security.

I think a globalist military chess game has opened on the board of the United States, with NORTHCOM international NATO personnel now mobilized for U.S. domestic troop action on the Gulf Coast states.

Meanwhile, Americans fend for themselves:

"...[D]ozens of fishermen from up to 200 miles away floated in on caravans of boats to pull residents out of flooded neighborhoods." [Fishermen? Wha? Is this the Fishermans Emergency Management Agency? So much for the real FEMA, set up more to be a population panic management organization, a news censorship organization, and a local police jurisdictional suspension organization whenever convenient "emergencies" happen to crop up. "On some of the few roads that were still passable, people waved at passing cars with empty water jugs, begging for relief. Hundreds of people appeared to have spent the night on a crippled highway. [Let's hear it for FEMA, oh, sorry, I mean the Department of Homeland Security and NORTHCOM. New Orleans is just another pretext for them, plus the whole levee defunding issue by the neocons shows their misapplied funding and concerns, or perhaps evidence of forethought. More at the link below.]

"As the sense of desperation [and abandonment by the government] deepened in New Orleans, hundreds of people wandered up and down Interstate 10, pushing shopping carts, laundry racks, anything they could find to carry their belongings."

...said people will not be allowed back into their homes for at least a month or two. With food and water scarce and looters running rampant in some neighborhoods, officials declared martial law and prepared to abandon... [so are they just going to kill off everyone left?] prompting authorities to send more than 70 additional officers and an armed personnel carrier into the city. They will simply kill in target practice if possible, perhaps practicing urban warfare? Police officers were asking residents to give up any guns... [However, a showdown is in the making because] A giant new Wal-Mart in New Orleans was looted, and the entire gun collection was taken, ...

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/08/323753.shtml?discuss

Other reports: up to 51,000 National Guard/Northcom in the area, breaking posse commutatus. Bush can be impeached on this action alone.

05.Sep.2005 07:52
communications in/around New Orleans being purposely jammed & severed by FEMA/Northcom

The President of Jefferson Parish Aaron Broussard told Meet the Press today that FEMA cut his parish's emergency communications lines and he had to have his sheriff restore the severed lines and post armed deputies to ensure that FEMA did not try to cut the communications lines again. Broussard's statement: "Yesterday--yesterday--FEMA comes in and cuts all of our emergency communication lines. They cut them without notice. Our sheriff, Harry Lee, goes back in, he reconnects the line. He posts armed guards on our line and says, 'No one is getting near these lines.'"

Jamming radio and other communications such as television signals is part of a Pentagon tactic called "information blockade" or "technology blockade." ... is psychological operations (PSYOPS) methods used by the US Special Operations Command.

Jamming is currently being used by US forces in Iraq and was used by the US Navy in the botched coup attempt against President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela in April 2002--and now it is being used in New Orleans. New Orleans is being treated as a war theatre, a test plot for domestic invasion by the Penatagon.

US Navy ships off the Venezuelan coast jammed diplomatic, military, emergency services, police, and even taxi cab frequencies in Caracas and other large cities. "'When they talk about 'technology blockade,' they want to be able to block data going into or out of a certain region of the world that they may be attacking."'"

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/09/324222.shtml

With that in mind: 'Plan Balboa', the US/NATO invasion of Venezuela?

IS "KATRINA" A PRACTICE TEST OF TECHNIQUES USED IN THE US/NATO VENEZUELAN INVASION?

06.Sep.2005 09:01
Katrina and planned invasion of venezuela - stuff to ponder

Russian journalist Sorcha Faal writes: Russian Military Analysts are reporting today that a 'significant' portion of the US Navy Armada THAT HAD BEEN HEADING TOWARD THEIR COUNTRY'S DEVASTATED SOUTHER REGIONS HAVE TURNED TOWARD SOUTH AMERICA. Reports state a planned Invasion of Venezuela to overthrow its President and reassert 'control' over Venezuela's vast oil reserves. The Venezuelan President having been notified of this most troubling development has ordered his military forces to be on top alert...

As reported by the Miami Herald News Service in an article entitled "Chavez: US, NATO planning an attack": "Venezuela has uncovered plans for a NATO US-led invasion and is preparing to defend the country

Chavez was quoted as saying late Friday night that the military exercise known as ''Plan Balboa',' includes REHEARSING SIMULTANEOUS ASSAULTS by air, sea and land at a military base in Spain, involving troops from the United States and NATO countries.

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/09/324277.shtml

Cheney/Halliburton sold Iran nuclear equip. in '04 to justify '05 Cheney planned attack [failed to work out....quite yet]
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/08/322950.shtml

Katrina looks like "rehearsal" for Plan Balboa: take over or destroy the oil infrastructure.

And Australia/NZ's view on the USA's "response", Australian coverage differs dramatically from the simple "sell martial law" angle of most of the U.S. dictatorial coverage:


Australian Wonders - Is New Orleans Another Spin On 911?
Commentary By Binyamin Cohen Brisbane, Australia
9-7-2005


Dear Jeff,

Last night [Tuesday, 9-6-2005], our independent Australian SBS broadcast report from their own independent team on a hired boat in New Orleans. The report was radically different from what was reported by the BBC and the American TV networks. I thought I should report to you some details from this SBS news:

1. From their boat, in the middle of the swamp, SBS interviewed an American doctor.

He said he was working there already for a week, and he never saw another doctor.

2. They interviewed a respectable citizen, educated, very eloquent, in his fifties, and he stated in no uncertain terms that one of the levees around New Orleans was blown. He did not say who he suspects, but his body language was very honest. (I read many reports about it over the last week, but now that I saw the interview with that American last night, I believe it is a possibility.)

3. SBS showed bodies floating on the water, still one week after the storm hit.

4. SBS interviewed a white educated couple in their seventies, husband was said to be 75, they lost everything. They said they do not understand why Bush has money to help Iraq building a 'democracy' while he cannot help Americans stay alive in America.

5. SBS news also reported they had the ONLY boat to help people...that they were shocked they did not see hundreds of boats around them.

6. SBS interviewed many people black and white who said that the government sent military...but not a single medical team.

7. The SBS news crew in their boat also interviewed many people still in their houses, surrounded by water, with no food, in total state of shock, some with their own relatives dead inside their house!

Jeff, the Australian and New Zealand media are flooded by reports regarding the total lack of any help from FEMA to New Orleans. We are repeatedly told about endless delays in help and blockage of investigation by the White House and FEMA.

We also now know that Katrina was ONLY category 2 when it hit New Orleans proper and the levees should have held as it has so many times before. It is absolutely outrageous for us Australians to hear that many, possibly thousands of Americans, came to New Orleans with their boats to help, but have been turned back by FEMA.

We heard reports of food and water help, being forced to return by FEMA and other agencies.

Bush is now returning National Guardsmen back from Iraq to help New Orleans. This underscores how few military units are actually left in the US. America - at the moment - is just a balloon full of nothing ready to explode. We hear now more often about Americans accusing their own White House of treason. We would frankly not be surprised if a civil insurrections might erupt in the US.

An Australian businessman called a radio station yesterday here in Brisbane. He was outraged and said he called FEMA and offered to send houses free - at his cost - to New Orleans, but FEMA refused! Bush said that Cheney WILL visit to NewOrleans to investigate. Since when do we let the cat guard the milk?

In view of our SBS-TV report, it is within the realm of possibility to many Australians that:

1. One levee could have been blown intentionally.
2. This was another '911' style calamity delivered to America by the powers that be.
3. Katrina, being only Category 2 by the time it hit New Orleans proper, should not have destroyed the levee.
4. Government response resembled more of a martial law exercise by your Zionist-controlled White House, than any honest, urgent intention to actually help Americans.
5. FEMA intentionally, repeatedly hampered efforts to help New Orleans.
6. The White House is consistently blocking all initial investigations.
7. Bush have sent most US National Guard Units to Iraq, which was not allowed by American law...and now between 10,000 and 30,000 Americans are dead as a result of it.
8. It will take America many years to recover from this blow by the White House, if ever.


Sincerely,


Binyamin Cohen Brisbane, Australia


 http://www.rense.com/general67/spin.htm

everybody "processed" is the goal, instead of helped

Sat September, 3 2005 @ 18:33 GMT

What really strikes me about the 'containment of New Orleans' is the reports given by Geraldo and Shepard Smith last night on Fox. Geraldo was in the convention center, nearly in tears as he watched the suffering entering its fifth night. He was pointing out the infants and babies going without food and water. He kept saying "get them out of here!" over and over, it was very compelling.

Fox then cut to Shepard and he was outside the center saying "the government" had just set up a check point closing the only exit from the city and was turning everyone back to be processed for evacuation. He seemed somewhat incredulous at this, and questioned why "the government" would cordon off the devastated city and turn back those attempting to evacuate on their own. Both reporters were obviously upset and angry at the way the disaster relief was being conducted.

Its almost as if there is a subplot to the evacuation aimed by law enforcement and the military at identifying and detaining the individuals behind the rampant criminal activity that has reportedly overwhelmed the city in the wake of the flood disaster. Something is going on behind the scenes, I'm almost sure of it.

 http://www.atsnn.com/story/167184.html


Would that be Plan Balboa?

And Mr Chavez is left with no doubt about the source of his political and economic power. "It's as if the doctor, who's supposed to be looking after your heart, suddenly tries to stop it," Mr Chavez said about the latest attempts to disrupt supply. Oil is indeed the lifeblood of this South American country's economy. It accounts for about half of total government revenues and about one third of gross domestic product. [The Venezuelan terminals for the U.S. were destroyed in Hurricane Katrina.] Venezuela is the fifth largest oil exporter in the world, and supplies about 13% of daily oil imports into the US.

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/2549589.stm

What is happening in Venezuela when the commercial TV media starts to repeat hour after hour images of oil spills at Maracaibo lake and other petroleum zones in Venezuela?... Translations from venezuelan environmentalists concerned. PDVSA is the petroleum company owned by venezuelan goverment. Here starts the series of TrastorTranslations of venezuelan spanish speaking environmentalist. The matter is to clarify why anti-patriotic venezuelan TV media repeats hour after hour cruel images of oil spills in Venezuela now that President Chavez is at PDVSA control.

Petroleum sabotage used environmental terrorism at Maracaibo lake.

That's right, Jorge, last tuesday from FORJA we had to stop some fortune tellers who want to show that Maracaibo lake, which since more than 25 years have been one of the greatest environmental worries for this national federation (FORJA), now is that it is suffering oil leaks and spills.

 http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2003/01/1559687_comment.php

Several oil slicks [from environmental sabotage, this was the period of the attempt to destabalize the state oil company after the failed coup] occurred on Lake Maracaibo in northwestern Venezuela between December 2002 and January 2003, and were observed by various satellite instruments. These images from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) provide new information relating to one such event near the center of Lake Maracaibo on December 26, 2002.

Lake Maracaibo is the largest lake in South America. The lake is somewhat saline, since it is connected to the Gulf of Venezuela by a narrow strait in the north. Venezuela is the largest oil producing nation in the Western Hemisphere, and the Lake Maracaibo basin includes the largest oil fields...

 link to eosweb.larc.nasa.gov

Venezuelan Deputy Attorney General Danilo Anderson was about to put 400 people on trial for their involvement in the April, 2002 coup against Chavez. On Novermber 18, 2004, two powerful and sophisticated remote-controlled explosions ripped apart a car belonging to Danilo Anderson. The charred remains inside the car were identified as those of Anderson.

Venezuela, which sits on the largest oil reserves outside the Middle East, supplies one-sixth of the oil imported by the United States.

It also has a big narcotics trade, and Chavez was going to stop it. Colombia ( backed by $3.3 billion in US military assistance ) has been the Zionist Jewish druglords' cash cow.

To counter any possible Colombian aggression, President Chavez ordered 50 new Russian MIG-29, 40 Mi-35 helicopters, and 100,000 AK-47 assault rifles.

 http://judicial-inc.biz/venezuela_assassination.htm

Virtually unbeknownst to a nation of drivers fixated on the Middle East, Venezuela sends an average of over 1.2 million barrels of crude oil to the United States each day, supplying nearly a seventh of America's imports.

Only Canada, Mexico and Saudi Arabia send more. Indeed, Latin America - principally Mexico and Venezuela - exports more oil to the United States than all the Middle East Countries combined.

Oil has long been Venezuela's most important product, from the light and medium crudes of the famous Lake Maracaibo, where the drill bits of foreign companies like Standard Oil and Shell caused showers of 'black rain' to erupt in the 1920s, to the newest discovery of thick, sludge-like oil in the tropical Orinoco region.

Half of the country's exports go to the United States, mostly through Citgo, the U.S.-based refinery and distribution system owned by the Venezuelan national company, Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA).

 http://www.clas.berkeley.edu:7001/Academics/courses/
center/spring2003/petroleum2003/foley.html

According to Venezuelan army Gen. Melvin Lopez Hidalgo, secretary of the National Defense Council, the armed forces (FAN) military doctrine is changing rapidly to prepare for asymmetrical war with America. According to General Lopez, Venezuela does not see Colombia as the main threat any more.

It is United States that is perceived by Venezuela as the main threat. The doctrine calls for the creation of national reservist and civil defense forces to join the FAN in waging an asymmetrical war. The doctrine also includes a 'social intelligence' civilian network that would include "taxi drivers, border residents, peasants, public sector workers and company employees," he said.

Venezuela is arming its common citizens with arms and techniques to fight a covert war. They learnt from Iraq that they could never face America in the battleground. But their war will start after the fast and decisive apparent defeat with America if ever that situation arises.

In the mean time the governments of Colombia and Venezuela have issued joint statements declaring that their month-old bilateral crisis is over. That is a shrewd move from Chavez says some international think tanks. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez will meet in Caracas on Feb. 3 to personally clarify any remaining issues.

According to Venezuela, the best defense is to carry world opinion in her favor. It is also important for Venezuela to have strategic relations with countries like China, Russia, Brazil and India who have the reason to come to Venezuela's aid.

On an official visit to Venezuela on Jan. 29, Chinese Vice President Zeng Qinghong signed a series of 19 agreements with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez that promote bilateral cooperation on oil and gas, agriculture and technology.

Venezuela expects trade with China to total $3 billion in 2005.

Again Chavez has become a major source of energy for China the arch rival of America and one of the permanent members of the Security Council. Brazil, India and Russia are equally important.

 http://www.indiadaily.com/editorial/01-31-05.asp


28.Aug.2005 22:46
Katrina will screw Venezuela.

Oil is now over $70 per barrel and rising. So how does this screw Venezuela?
Hurricane Katrina is poised to take out the only supertanker offloading facility in the US. It also could destroy or damage at least 8 refineries in the Louisiana and Mississippi areas. If this happens the price of Gas will be well over $3 per gallon at the pump for most of the US. In some places it will hit $4. However the world price of crude will drop because there will be no accessible market if they can't unload their product in the short term. Venezuela will be forced to sell to Europe and Asia at a reduced price (along with the rest of other oil producing countries). At $4 a gallon, the average US driver will find other means to move his or her body from point A to point B, either car pooling, bicycle, tele-commuting, etc. This will further depress the world crude prices. I'm not predicting Venezuela will go bankrupt, however it isn't going to be an easy ride for them.

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/08/323749.shtml

One Venezuelan oil terminal down--and a history of attempts to destabalize the state oil company. Weaken Venezuela before invasion?
The short answer... hahaha 13.Oct.2005 14:45

me

IS "KATRINA" A REHEARSAL OF US/NATO NAMED 'PLAN BALBOA' VENEZUELAN INVASION?

---NO--- Think RATIONALLY for a minute. Do we also believe that Washington has a weather machine? What would happen if we invaded Venzuela... REALLY happen (sorry)? We'd lose HOW MUCH oil in the mid-term? What would we invade with? Aren't we the same people who have been saying that we don't have enough troops to sustain what we're already committed to?



Instead of the August 11th nuclear-oriented "terror drill" targeting Iran invasion, was watery Katrina the pre-seen "rehearsal" element mentioned in Plan Balboa, a US/NATO invasion of Venezuela? The Ships are already going there.

-------The ships were Logistics and Hospital ships. That I can remember off the top of my head, one was named the "USS Comfort," (a hospital ship) and the other was the "Iwo Jima." (a logistics ship). At the time I am writing this, I believe that they have left that area.----------


"Chavez was quoted as saying late Friday night that the military exercise known as 'Plan Balboa,' includes REHEARSING SIMULTANEOUS ASSAULTS by air, sea and land at a military base in Spain, involving troops from the United States and NATO countries." Very similar to Katrina response, since you had Northcom martial law operation (with its international NATO personnel invasion) on the ground in the U.S. breaking the posse commutatus.)



------Actually, it's a computer based simulation designed by the Spanish Military to train senior officers. Venezuela knows about it because it sent two of it's own military officers to participate in it. The US Military has been doing simulations like this since the late 1970's. Really, it's not an uncommon thing at all.

The posse commutatus is possibly not a good thing to bring up... by the way. It was put in place in the 1870's to keep the Federal Government from using the military to protect Slaves from hate groups. On the surface, it sounds like a sound idea, but it has a dark side that is noteworthy.---------







--- A HAARP'ed up Hurricane Katrina seems a "substitute" for failed "go live" nuclear terror drill of 8/11, cancelled after Gen. Byrnes was arrested and resultant press about it.


-------GEN Byrnes was the Training and Doctrine Commander who had an affair. This means he was the General who oversaw Basic Training and Schoolhouse programs for the Army. There has been some question about whether or not he was fired for "political" reasons. To that, I say that being a general is inherently political. He knew the risks to his career when he had the affair. Everything else is irrelevant. He made it that way unfortunately. By the way, if a drill of that magnitude were going to take place, I'm betting it would have cost a lot and that it would have happened regardless of what happened to a General in TRADOC. It would have been conducted with money from Fiscal Year 2005, which just ended. Everyone who knows anything about Gov't budgets knows that if the money you are given in an FY doesn't get spent, you will probably get that much less the next year. (FY's begin on 01 October every year)-------------



That nuclear drill was a Northcom activation and another pretext is created for a Northcom martial law in the SE United States, though a different target without the nuclear issue that was connected to Iran (with Halliburton selling Iran nuclear stuff). --- Is is necessary to declare martial law to stand around not handing out food and medicines? No. So look for other understandings of "Katrina." ---




-----------Everyone knows that Katrina could have been handled better. Hell, even GW Bush admits it. FEMA dropped the ball, the State and Local Gov'ts were overwhelmed, so the FEDS had to go to the military, who is often among the most relaible of our Gov't Departments, to keep things moving (or to get them moving at all...) in a "positive" direction. All told, I'd say that reports coming from New Orleans indicate that the military handled itself appropriately.


These drills, not to redirect too much, but what the hell... are regularly taking place and have been ongoing for awhile. Not to deflate your zeal, but it's true. -----------------






Instead of that nuclear terror drill "going live" to active Northcom and fingering Iran, perhaps Katrina activates Northcom just the same way on their August 2005 schedule, as the practice for 'Plan Balboa'. It doesn't link up with the nuclear angle for attacking Iran, though it seems that the US/NATO fleet is indeed presently heading for Venezuela after "rehearsing" Katrina response! --- Regardless, Northcom's "go live" activiation, planned for August 2005, happens due to Hurricane Katrina. Read below for drawing out these conclusions...



--------------Finally, I'd just like to point out, most of your sources are a bit on the "anti" side. This hurts your case a bit, can we agree? One other thing to remember about the ships "heading to Venezuela" is that Venezuela is in roughly the same direction as the Panama Canal (the quickest route back to the Pacific fleet...). If you're REALLY in fear of a Venezuela-US war, I suggest medication.---------