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In Dallas, Drone Wars Just Came Home

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute July 8, 2016 In Dallas, Drone Wars Just Came Home     The Dallas shootings have ushered in a very new world for US citizens. For the very first time, drones have been used on US soil to kill Americans without trial or charges. The suspected shooter in yesterday’s […]

In Dallas, Drone Wars Just Came Home

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Amazon Shows Off Latest Prime Air Delivery Drone Prototype In New Video

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist November 30, 2015   Amazon Shows Off Latest Prime Air Delivery Drone Prototype In New Video   (Amazon) Two years after Amazon debuted its delivery drone to the masses, the e-commerce giant is back with a new demo video showing the company’s latest prototype for its Prime Air unmanned aerial vehicle. […]


The Perverse Rise of Killer Robots

By César Chelala Common Dreams October 10, 2015   The Perverse Rise of Killer Robots     The development of “killer robots” is a new and original way of using human intelligence for perverse means. Human directing machines to kill and destroy in a scale not yet imagined is a concept that not even George Orwell […]

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UK Assassinates British Citizens In Syria

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute September 9, 2015   UK Assassinates British Citizens In Syria   British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that his government had used drone strikes to kill two British citizens suspected of membership in ISIS in Syria. This is a major escalation for a country whose parliament voted against British […]


Prospector drones could be critical step to mining in space

By Lucas Powers CBC News September 1, 2015   Prospector drones could be critical step to mining in space Autonomous flying robots will search for water, other resources in deep shadowed craters   Imagine a robotic factory on the surface of the moon. This factory combines materials and technology sent from Earth with resources taken from […]

Reconnaissance missions have found that volatile compounds such as water are concentrated in permanently shadowed areas, like impact craters, on Mars, the moon and asteroids. NASA is developing autonomous robots that will seek out resources in these incredibly rugged environments. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Reuters)

According to officials, the Pentagon hopes to expand the use of lethal drone strikes in the years ahead. (Photo: US Air Force)

US Military Prepares Drastic Escalation of Global Drone Program

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams August 18, 2015   US Military Prepares Drastic Escalation of Global Drone Program New reporting reveals plans to expand drone program by 50 percent, including broader use of mercenaries     The U.S. Pentagon is poised to dramatically increase the deployment of surveillance drones over “global hot spots” such as […]


Jesse Ventura goes Off the Grid on DRONES

  Jesse Ventura goes Off the Grid on DRONES     Published by NextNewsNetwork If another country surveilled the United States with unmanned aircrafts, what would our government do? In this #OffTheGrid clip, Jesse Ventura argues that we’d probably declare war! What do you think the U.S. would do? Tweet Jesse @GovJVentura. Download your free […]

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Is Washington Hostile to Citizen Input?

  Is Washington Hostile to Citizen Input?     Published by NextNewsNetwork WASHINGTON DC | Today’s DC Report is an exclusive about several activists appearing in federal court rooms this week for protesting the drone policies of the United States. Four of those activists were sentenced in Sacramento, Calif. yesterday. On Friday, five more anti-drone […]


What Really Happens in the Drone Program from an Insider

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger What Really Happens in the Drone Program from an Insider     Over the weekend, Heather Linebaugh wrote a powerful Op-ed in The Guardian newspaper lamenting the lack of public understanding regarding the American drone program. Heather should know what she’s talking about, she served in the United Stated Air Force […]


Koch Brothers Spend $7.2 Billion To Acquire Conglomerate/Drone Manufacturer

  Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com Posted by Robert Wenzel   Koch Brothers Spend $7.2 Billion To Acquire Conglomerate/Drone Manufacturer   Molex Incorporated, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Koch Industries. Molex will become a standalone subsidiary of Koch Industries. Koch Industries will pay approximately $7.2 billion for the firm. […]


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No More Mandatory Sentences for Low-Level Drug Offenders?

No More Mandatory Sentences for Low-Level Drug Offenders?   Published by    NextNewsNetwork WASHINGTON – An announcement is expected today from Eric Holder, the Attorney General of the United States concerning punishment for low-level drug offenders. The nation’s top lawyer is expected to declare that low-level drug offenders without a violent record will no longer […]


Why Are We At War in Yemen?

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org Written by Ron Paul   Why Are We At War in Yemen?   Most Americans are probably unaware that over the past two weeks the US has launched at least eight drone attacks in Yemen, in which dozens have been killed. It is the largest US escalation of attacks on Yemen in more […]

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