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Rand Loves The Drones? Not Quite…

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has learned another key lesson of the “age of sound bytes.” During an appearance on Neil Cavuto’s Fox Business Network show, Paul pointed out he didn’t mind using drones or any kind of technology against an “imminent threat,” whether it was a terrorist or “someone coming out of a liquor store with a weapon and 50 ...

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Iranians Shoot at US Drone

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  The Pentagon has confirmed that on November 1 two Iranian jets fired on an unmanned US drone flying routine surveillance over the Persian Gulf. Pentagon spokesman George Little insists the drone was flying 16 miles off the cost of Kuwait in international waters and not near Iranian airspace. Watch the FOX News report for more information. Watch the latest ...

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Air Force Confirms Another Drone Crash

The Air Force has confirmed another drone (an unarmed MQ-9) has crashed at an airport at the Island nation of Seychelles. This comes just over a week after the crash of a drone in Iran causing the Iranian defense minister to call on the United States to apologize for the “hostile act” “The cause of the incident is unknown and ...

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Iran Actually Hacked America's RQ-170 Spy Drone

This is looking bad, folks.  Reports initially said that Iran had shot down one of  America’s RQ-170 spy drones (the type of drone that was used to provide real-time data during the Osama Bin Laden raid).  And to be honest with you, that’s what we wish would have happened.  Instead, it looks like Iran actually hacked the drone and commanded ...

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Air and Space Museum "Occupied," Closed

It seems that I lean more and more on DJ Redman, whose CDN article sets the stage for the latest “occupation” by a rather small group of smelly Marxist anti-capitalists. Now the occupation has spread to Washington D.C., where some 150 to 200 anti-war protestors tried to occupy the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum to protest Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ...

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Anwar al-Awlaki Killed, Were His Civil Liberties Violated?

By now any American breathing knows that Anwar al-Awlaki was killed by a US military launched drone in Yemen on Friday, September 30, 2011. His killing has been hailed as the largest US success in hitting al-Qaeda leadership since the May, 2011, killing of Osama bin Laden. But his killing raises questions about al-Awlaki, an American citizen. He has not ...

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