Attack of The Drones

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Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich team up to oppose drones

Saturday, December 8, 2012

The use of combat drones overseas divides Congress, but not in the usual partisan way.

Supporters of the “war on terror” in both parties tend to support the use of unmanned aircraft that often try to assassinate terrorism suspects. But libertarian Republicans have teamed up with civil liberties-backing Democrats to oppose the drones.

Now, the partisan trenches have been crossed by Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D – Ohio, and Rep. Ron Paul, R – Texas, in order to force the administration to release its legal justification.

The two mavericks who are leaving Congress at year’s end have introduced a resolution of inquiry — legislation that is used to compel specific documents from the administration, and must be considered by the committee of jurisdiction, or on the House floor, within 14 legislative days.

Since the legislation was introduced on November 28, it could come before the House this year, which means that the administration will be forced to turn over the legal justification it uses for the strikes, including any memos from the Office of Legal Counsel.

“Thus far, the administration has refused to release the memo or any documents, despite multiple requests from members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. Intelligence operations that have virtually no transparency, accountability or oversight raise serious legal questions, particularly when such programs may constitute possible violations of international law or the Constitution of the United States,” Kucinich said in a press statement.

Both Kucinich and Paul oppose the use of drones “because they increase radicalization among the population of the countries we use them in, violate the U.S. Constitution, kill innocent people and stain our nation’s moral consciousness.”

Autonomous attack drones will be with us by 2047

Autonomous attack drones will be with us by 2047, according to the US military, who’s newly released “Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Plan 2009-2047″ report states that the US Air Force will have a drone that could fly over a target and then make the decision whether or not to launch an attack, all without human intervention.

On this, the US Air Force said:

“Advances in AI will enable systems to make combat decisions and act within legal and policy constraints without necessarily requiring human input.”

Scary is the word today, because that line ‘without human intervention’ means no rationale or ethical boundaries to be followed by the drone.

Whats more, if anybody has seen Stealth or the Terminator, this all sounds way too close for comfort, being that technology could one day take us over, with robots enslaving us like cattle (Moooh?).

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Comment by Cryptocurrency on May 14, 2012 at 2:28pm

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Comment by jim on May 12, 2012 at 11:27am

Obama has 2 words for you “ Predator Drones” if there is nothing more I hate it’s killing innocent men, women and Children. Especially the Children this it nothing but pure innocence with no chance to grow up and be a child.


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Comment by mystery on May 11, 2012 at 7:44pm

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Comment by mystery on May 11, 2012 at 6:22pm

Thanks for the invite. I have posted more than a couple of articles on just this subject.

Comment by jim on May 11, 2012 at 3:51pm


if the military industrial complex can come up with a efficient non-human robotic virtually indestructible killing machine they will use it against us and the rest of the world..

They must be stopped!

funny thing, we have been warned about the " military industrial complex " by past presidents our folks didn't listen now we have to deal with them.

I don't want my grand kids to live the life I foresee in the future.

it's our job to either stop this or at best put the hurt on them to let them know we mean business.

If we cower to them they will round us up like cattle then it’s GAME OVER!

We must keep informing people this is our best chance before they lock down the internet.


Comment by Cryptocurrency on May 11, 2012 at 3:37pm

Great to have you Jim. I agree about the Terminators. I recognize what you said was partially in jest, but nonetheless it is something I have suspected for man years now, i.e they are going to use drones/robots to do what most humans either can't or won't do.

Are there drones in your town? Check the map to see

Comment by jim on May 11, 2012 at 3:35pm

Drones patrolling Washington state border

Comment by jim on May 11, 2012 at 3:32pm

Wow, what century is this ???? the 50th century?

someone's getting very nervous and scared. only if the entire united states woke up and said ENOUGH ! and stood their ground with our government we could over take them we already out number them.

I'm waiting on sky net and the Arnold Schwarzenegger hunter killer robots to come next.

By the way THANKS, for the invite glad to join.


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