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The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) established 6 national drone test sites where the unmanned planes could fly through civilian air space.
President Obama signed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act in February of this year, demanding that the FAA “integrate operation of drones” into National Airspace by 2015.
Although only 4 were planned, six came into being thanks to lobbying from certain US Senators.
Over 63 locations were authorized launch sites after the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) obtained the same data through a Freedom of Information Act request.
The EFF put together a map to show where those areas were.
These locations, near 20 across several states, were granted drone operation rights by the FAA. Those benefiting from this action are the US military, Border and Customs Patrol, NASA and the FBI
The CAA statement read in part: “So, while you are putting burgers on the grill … while your kids are playing outside … while you walk your dog, or go window-shopping, or sit outside at a café, having lunch … the eyes of the U.S. government will be upon you. Small drones will begin flying in June, but all types of UAV’s will be allowed into the skies by September 30, 2015-courtesy of our privacy-killing President, Barack Obama.”
TAPPER:Is there not a serious risk that this approach to counterterrorism, because of its imprecision, because of its civilian casualties, is creating more enemy than it is killing?
PANETTA: First and foremost, I think this is one of the most precise weapons that we have in our arsenal. Number two, what is our responsibility here? Our responsibility is to defend and protect the United States of America.
And using the operations that we have, using the systems that we have, using the weapons that we have, is absolutely essential to our ability to defend Americans. That’s what counts, and that’s what we’re doing
EPA Drones Now Spying On Midwest Farmers Livestock Activity
Congress has launched an inquiry into the EPA’s use of drones to monitor the livestock activities of farmers in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri.
In the latest escalation of the government’s all out assault on freedom and liberty in America farmers have become the latest target Uncle Sam’s multibillion dollar spy-machine.
The EPA is now using the same drones the military uses to track and assassinate people overseas to spy on the livestock activities of farmers throughout the Section 7 area of the midwest United States which includes Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri.
Will Your Future Be Full of Robot Assassins and Spy Aircraft?
It’s now commonly estimated that more than 50 nations have drones, are making plans to develop them, or are at least planning to buy them from those who do produce them. In other words, the future global skies are going to be a busy -- and increasingly dangerous -- place. They will be filled not just with robotic surveillance aircraft, but also with non-U.S. remotely piloted armed assassins which, thanks to the path Washington has blazed, need pay no attention to anyone’s national sovereignty in a search for their version of bad guys to destroy. Iranians, Israelis, Russians, Chinese, Indians, British -- you name it and if they don’t already have something robotic aloft, they undoubtedly will soon enough. And those estimates don’t even include insurgent groups and terrorists, who are undoubtedly giving real thought to how to develop and use the equivalent of suicide drones.
Unmanned aerial vehicle auth. for flight ops. on and in the vicinity of Stennis Int. Airport
Posted by name witheld on May 31, 2012 at 5:19pm
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This is a public airport in Hancock county. In the local paper last wednesday the port and harbor commission asked for bids for consulting services to assist in securing an UNMANNED aerial vehicle auth. This is next to the Stennis space center. After making a few phone calls I have learned that this is being pushed by the fed to have this implemented. A lot of people live in the vicinity of the buffer zone around Stennis myself included. I have had several conversations with friends and neighbors and all feel this is in violation of our 1st and 4th Amendments. This not the middle east,this is America. I would appricate any discussion or thoughts on this matter, either on line or contact me at 228 ***-**** , myself and folks here would appricate any help that could be rendered by calling our ms congressman and senators in getting this shut down.
Originally posted by AaronWilson
Potato cannon + steel ball bearings = dead drone. Or. Long pvc pipe sealed at one end + chlorine and alcohol bomb thrown and stuffed to the bottom + rag full of steel ball bearings packed tight = dead drone.
Its easy people just practice now so you're a dead eye when their over you're house.
Originally posted by againstthezionists
america on behalf of the zionist jews are being watched and monitored so they citizens can be easier to control
Originally posted by PutAQuarterIn
I said it before and I'll say it again. Time to take up nude gardening...Think about it.
- You get a garden to grow food in (if you don't have one already)
- You will get that sexy all over tan. no tan lines yay!
- They think they own your ass, so they might as well get to see it occasionally...hey beats a guy with a glove, right?
Nude yoga is also a good way to get in touch with nature, if you don't have a green thumb.
Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
This might be the straw that breaks the camels back, but there are still some steps to systematic brainwashing. This is what I predict will happen:
1 - Big federal agencies will use drones first
2 - Then big city law enforcement will start using drones
3 - Then it will trickle down to smaller cities
4 - Major criminal event requiring drone interference
5 - Fox news and CNN argue for arming drones to prevent disaster
6 - Obama signs execute order permitting armed drones
7 - Crime happens in which armed drone interferes
8 - ACLU, citizens protest but nothing happens
Fox, CNN, Obama admin, Police defend actions
9 - Suspected terrorist is hiding in big building
10 - 19 hellfire missiles are fired into building to take out suspected terrorist
11 - 278 people are killed as a side effect of collateral damage
12 - ACLU, citizens protest
FOX, CNN, obama, police defend their actions, say it was for your own good
13 - You buy it
....Until it happens to someone you know or love or WAKE THE EFF UP!