Tag Archives: Predator Drones

U.S. Hypocrisy over Pakistan spy round-up and “human shields”

Has the Favorite Whine about “How DARE another nation exercise the same sovereign rights as America?” in the so called “liberal” media. Who are these phantasmal “Liberal Media” anyway? Every press, TV, and radio syndicate in the country bows down … Continue reading

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Six year-old on No-Fly List, 86 year-old granny tased in bed. Some “Freedom.”

Detentions without trials, evidence, warrants,… just the faceless and nameless assertion of some Torture Freak Pervert in the State Department or Homeland Security. Doesn’t matter about National Sovereignty since the only National Sovereignty the Torture Freaks recognize is their own. … Continue reading

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2-word punchline for President Obama: Predator Drones

A protective father warns off potential First Suitors with the specter of Predator Drones. Nothing outré about gallows humor, but people might be put off when it comes from the mouth of the judge-jury-and-executioner, taking aim. Of course, what have … Continue reading

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The Tea-Party Rationale: it’s Cheaper to allow people to die

Which ignores the really obvious Massive Budget Busting War, which we haven’t even gotten the bills yet… those bonds they floated to give the illusion that there weren’t any New Taxes to pay for the war. Some of those bonds … Continue reading

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Armed UAS drones need no defending

I was curious about the etymology of the term “drone” applied to military (& DHS) Unmanned Aerial Surveillance aircraft, these days, mostly Armed. Obviously Armed UAS are not named after the stingless unproductive bees whose task it is to impregnate … Continue reading

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Military drones mirror public retreat

CLOSE GUANTANAMO is being interpreted literally, meaning close just the facility, but move the detainees to illegal incarceration elsewhere. Likewise, BRING THE TROOPS HOME means pacing a withdrawal with an increased deployment of military drones to keep up the killing. … Continue reading

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Attack Drones: Freedom is so fucked

Armchair freedom fighters like me count on there remaining some parity between the forces of oppression and man’s inexorable drive to be free. Masses can repel the few, nonviolence can shame the hesitant, terrorism can haunt the genteel, IEDs can … Continue reading

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US extrajudicial reach extends to assassination of spouses and progeny

In a demonstration that they are closing in on Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, the US military is claiming success with a drone attack on his father-in-law’s Waziristan home, where a missile killed Mehsud’s second wife, three unidentified civilians, and … Continue reading

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What happens in Vegas, kills in Pakistan

Happening in Las Vegas this week: the Armed UAS Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Conference, May 12-13, where military brass can catch up on the latest remote killing devices proving so, so popular with Pakistanis right now. (I heard a correspondent relate … Continue reading

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State terrorist air strike Made in USA

Latest missile strikes upon Pakistani civilians have been traced to aerial drones flying under markings of the US military. It’s believed the armed pilot-less aircraft are operated from remote control centers in the United States. As usual, officials for the … Continue reading

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Insurgents, prairie dogs and Laser Tag

I remember discovering the difference between target shooting and Laser Tag. At a firing range you could look calmly down your gun sight and concentrate without distraction. Same with hunting. But Laser Tag, Paintball, or the doubtlessly misnomered Airsoft, let … Continue reading

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Air National Guardsmen are aiming Preditor and Reaper Drones from home

Bush has brought the Global War On Terrorism to American shores! Air National Guardsmen deployed at stateside bases are piloting and aiming the Predator and Reaper drones against peoples in Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and victims yet unreported. Do you … Continue reading

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