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By Robert On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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Rand Paul filibusters Brennan nomination: “I will speak until I can no longer speak. I will speak as long as it takes”

Since 11:47 am today, the junior Senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul (R) has been talking and talking. An old-fashioned filibuster in the Senate chamber is happening as I type in an effort to stall a confirmation More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Rand Paul sends third letter to John Brennan, threatens filibuster

Senator Rand PaulImage/Video Screen Shot Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), not being pleased with previous responses of “has not carried out” such strikes and “has no intention of doing so”, from More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 16th, 2013
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Bipartisan privacy bill introduced in House to protect US citizens from drones

A bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) Thursday, if passed, will establish due process protections for Americans against government-operated unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), More...

By Robert On Friday, January 25th, 2013
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UN begins investigation into the legality of Obama’s drone policy

An inquiry into the legalities of President Obama’s main tool against the “global war on terror” was launched yesterday by the U.N.’s special rapporteur for human rights and counterterrorism, More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Imran Khan says U.S. drone strikes are ‘fomenting radicalization’

The Pakistani politician and former cricketeer said to the media this week that US drone strikes are pushing people towards terrorism. He said this in an interview with Channel 4 News Monday. Drone MQ-9 Reaper de More...

By Robert On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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Rand Paul throws the Fourth Amendment into the drone debate

Drone use in warfare is now a well established method and will certainly grow and expand. Some bad guys have been taken out; however, the number of innocent civilians, including children, is quite staggering as More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Jimmy Carter accuses President Obama of ‘human rights abuse’ with drone policy

It’s an unusual situation when a former President of the United States criticizes a sitting POTUS and even rarer when one from the same political party does it to another. Public domain photo/ Jimmy Carter More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Senator Paul supports anti-drone bill

A day after a U.S. Navy drone crashed in Salisbury, Maryland, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul came in support of a bill banning the use of domestic drones. The three-page long bill basically protects the fourth amendment More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 17th, 2012
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Surveillance drone spotted over Chicago suburb

Amateur video posted on YouTube over the weekend seems to suggest that unmanned surveillance drones might be flying over Chicago’s skies for the NATO summit this weekend. The video, filmed in north suburban More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Three bases being considered for ground control station for the remote-controlled Reaper and Predator drones

South Carolina’s Shaw Air Force Base is one of three possible sites where the Air Force would put a ground control squadron for the remote-controlled Reaper and Predator drones that have become key elements More...


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