Armed Drones: President Obama’s Favorite Weapon Ammo.com President Barack Obama has received much credit for drawing down American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, but less attention has been paid to his administration’s embrace of armed drones. His expansion of covert … Continue reading → via Armed Drones: President Obama’s Favorite Weapon — Cosmic Convergence: 2012 and […]
Drone Hits Home http://rall.com/comic/drone-hits-home After a harmless personal quadcopter drone piloted by a drunk intelligence agent (you can’t make these things up) crashes on the White House lawn, a spooked Obama demands action on regulating UAVs. This comes after years of foot-dragging which has put the US drone industry at a disadvantage.
Finally, Here’s Every Organization Allowed to Fly Drones in the US Written by SHAWN MUSGRAVE After months of stalling, the Federal Aviation Administration has at last released an updated list of the organizations that have approval to fly drones in US airspace—and which are currently seeking it. New approvals include the ATF and the Army Corps […]
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/07/11/on-israel-ukraine-and-truth/ “It’s a nice and convenient myth that liberals are peacemakers and conservatives the warmongers,” wrote the historian Hywel Williams in 2001, “but the imperialism of the liberal way may be more dangerous because of its open-ended nature: its conviction that it represents a superior form of life.” He had in mind a speech by […]
Top Counter-Terror Chief Slams Drone Assassination Program Washington’s Blog Clinton and Bush’s counter-terror czar – Richard Clarke – is the guy whocreated the drone assassination program. Specifically, he was the first person to implement a program to assassinate using drones, when he convinced the government to arm surveillance drones to try to kill Bin Laden. Even Clarke thinks […]
With a morbid mind, former US president George W. Bush, who was incapable of truth, commenced a series of invasions and military expeditions in the Muslim countries, caused inconceivable human losses and left a legacy of horror and bloodshed which came to be followed by his successor Barrack Obama. Then in order to keep […]
The Rise of the Drone Master: Pop Culture Recasts Obama By MICHAEL D. SHEARAPRIL 29, 2014 Continue reading the main storyVideo PLAY VIDEO|2:05 Obama’s Pop Culture Legacy Obama’s Pop Culture Legacy Michael D. Shear examines how popular culture has incorporated the issues that President Obama has faced. WASHINGTON — In Marvel’s latest […]
Before They Do It to the Rest of the Nation The Creeping National Security State…getting even creepier Behold your benevolent dictated future (oh those hip California trend setters): In a secret test of mass surveillance technology, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sent a civilian aircraft* over Compton, California, capturing high-resolution video of everything that happened inside that […]
[K]illing regimes can only sustain themselves if they are indulged by a nation’s elites: its press, its intellectuals, its political movements. And here we must confront the torpid moral character of the American left, which has been flaccid in the face of the drone killings, insensate to the mangled bodies, suffering and fragmented lives on […]
Engineers have developed the first insect-inspired vehicles, opening the door to an entirely new class of machine: the microdrone.