It is, according to Chuck Norris, “likely more than a military exercise”.
'Texas Ranger' Chuck Norris warns of government plot to take over state
For senior Texas politicians, it is enough of a concern that they demanded it be monitored by state armed forces. And for a great many citizens, it is at best a secretive and dubious show of military might and at worst, the prelude to martial law, Barack Obama confiscating their guns and locking innocent Americans in internment camps.
Chuck Norris thinks it’s ‘likely more’ than a US army exercise and Ted Cruz and the governor of Texas counsel caution. Some citizens plan a counter-operation.
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