The small town of Hanover, Massachusetts, population ~13,000, has become the first in the state to obtain a license from the FAA to fly a surveillance drone. According to media reports, the police and fire department plan to use it. I’m curious to learn why the Hanover police department wants a drone, and how it plans ...

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Posted on April 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

By: Ben Sullivan, Motherboard | President Trump is widening the CIA’s remit on targeted killing. Last November, Motherboard asked how President Trump would handle the legacy of his predecessor’s drone program. Much was unclear, but four months later, we have our answer: America’s remote killing strategy is only intensifying. Trump has given unprecedented power to the ...

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Posted on March 17, 2017 @ 1:58 pm

Drone terror-bombings began in Yemen under Bush/Cheney, continued under Obama, now under Trump, Saudi Arabia involved as a convenient US proxy. On January 29, a deadly US special forces raid on a Yemeni village massacred at least two dozen civilians, achieving nothing but deaths and destruction. Days later, Trump press secretary Sean Spicer lied, claiming ...

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Posted on March 10, 2017 @ 3:04 pm

Is there any doubt that America’s foreign policy, based upon maintaining a global empire, actually makes us less safe? The misgiving is that such intercession has any actual benefits to the citizens of the country. What once was a respected leadership role of non-interventionism in international affairs, has become a dominating imperium for worldwide control ...

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Posted on December 30, 2016 @ 9:53 pm

By: The Voice of Reason | What if I told you that on July 1, 2016, for the first time in U.S. history, President Obama signed an executive order that allows for the US military to use force against American citizens? Well, he did, and just so there’s no confusion or anyone whining about “conspiracy,” here’s a ...

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Posted on July 27, 2016 @ 8:13 pm

  US administration and congressional news releases reflecting badly on official policies most often occur at low news consumption periods. Late last Friday, the Obama administration chose the start of the July 4 holiday weekend to release its sanitized drone report, an exercise in deception – when few people were paying attention. It’s not worth ...

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Posted on July 8, 2016 @ 6:22 pm

By: Michaela Whitton, The Anti-Media | A U.S. Army Reserve chaplain has resigned in opposition to U.S. policies on nuclear weapons, militarized drones, and preemptive war. In a letter to President Obama, Captain Christopher John Antal stated he can no longer serve as a chaplain for an “empire.” From September 2012 to February 2013, Antal ...

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Posted on May 22, 2016 @ 9:08 pm

“The men and women of the CIA are a national treasure.”John O. Brennan Well, Barak Obama got his wish on the second try. With the confirmation of John Owen Brennan by the Senate, the CIA has a new director from their own ranks. “Brennan’s 25 years with the CIA included work as a Near East and South ...

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Posted on April 27, 2016 @ 10:29 pm

By: John Vibes, True Activist | This week, the US government used drones and airstrikes to fire missiles and drop bombs in a country that they aren’t at war with, killing at least 150 people. This act of aggression took place in Somalia, where the US military regularly stages drone strikes and other attacks, despite ...

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Posted on March 16, 2016 @ 4:20 pm

By: Matt Agorist, Free Thought Project | Washington D.C. — Under a Freedom of Information Act request, a Pentagon inspector general made public a report last week, admitting to the use of drones to spy on U.S. citizens. The missions were non-military in nature, meaning they were used for domestic spying purposes. Naturally, the Pentagon ...

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Posted on March 12, 2016 @ 6:37 pm

The Times consistently reaches for and achieves new lows in deplorable reporting, including giving unindicted US war criminals feature op-ed space. Obama-authorized drone warfare is cold-blooded murder by any standard – nonbelligerent men, women and children the vast majority of casualties, so-called high-profile targets a tiny, insignificant percent of victims killed or injured. Official US ...

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Posted on March 1, 2016 @ 2:11 pm

By: Joe Wright, Activist Post | As hobby drones continue to proliferate across the United States and commercial applications rise, the rules about drone use remain murky, as do the penalties for downing them if you feel your privacy is being threatened. So far we have seen a push by the FAA to impose mandatory ...

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Posted on February 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

By: Derrick Broze, Anti-Media | A federal appeals court has upheld the Obama administration’s secrecy surrounding the controversial targeted assassination program. Washington D.C. — While much of the media has focused on the recent violence in Paris, Georgia, and San Bernardino, as well as the escalating conflicts in Iraq and Syria, another profound and troubling ...

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Posted on December 11, 2015 @ 1:15 pm

Former Air Force pilot Brandon Bryant is one of the the first U.S. drone operators to speak out against President Obama’s global assassination program. Bryant served as a sensor operator for the Predator program from 2007 to 2011, manning the camera on the unmanned aerial vehicles that carried out attacks overseas. After he left active ...

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Posted on November 29, 2015 @ 10:11 pm

By: Mike Wooten, Tech Swarm | Researchers at the University of Georgia are working to bring a new level of precision to the navigation systems used to guide drones. The work is supported through a contract with Southern Company, one of the nation’s largest energy companies, which plans to use unmanned aircraft to enhance safety ...

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Posted on October 17, 2015 @ 9:00 am

By: Nicholas West | Techswarm – As drone expert, P.W. Singer said, “At this point, it doesn’t really matter if you are against the technology, because it’s coming.” According to Singer, “The miniaturization of drones is where it really gets interesting. You can use these things anywhere, put them anyplace, and the target will never even ...

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Posted on October 5, 2015 @ 7:20 pm

By: Nicholas West, Tech Swarm | The global drone arms race continues to accelerate. Now that it’s a foregone conclusion that every country will have armed drones within 10 years, the only race left is to acquire the most powerful weaponized drones – preferably coupled with the most sophisticated anti-drone technology. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, ...

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Posted on September 28, 2015 @ 9:00 am

Op ED Commentary                                 ” …  Not in Our Stars…..”  Just watched Andrew Niccol’s new film Good Kill. In it we have an Air Force unit stationed in Las Vegas that monitors the Taliban through satellites 7000 miles away… then presses the button and shoots drone missiles at them… and kills them. O f course, ...

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Posted on September 23, 2015 @ 5:21 pm

The US Department of Homeland Security already has an arsenal of drones to be deployed for whatever the agency deems fit, but the actual capabilities of those vehicles exceed what many Americans may expect. The unmanned drones being used inside of the United States right now can’t shoot Hellfire missiles like their overseas counterparts. They ...

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Posted on September 20, 2015 @ 9:14 am

On September 11, a publication called Russian Spring reported US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attacks on Syrian military positions – “disguised as an airstrike on ISIS.” Syrian journalists learned details of what’s happening. Numerous civilians were killed. According to Syrian military sources, covert US drone strikes against its forces and positions happened before, part of ...

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Posted on September 19, 2015 @ 12:38 pm