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U.S. government to use 'drones the size of GOLF BALLS to spy on AMERICAN citizens'
Daily Mail ^ | June 8, 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 06/09/2012 12:18:55 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo

The Obama administration has been widely criticized for its increased reliance on drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists in Pakistan and Afghanistan, but according to published reports, a plan is now in the works to harness tiny drones to spy on U.S. citizens. A 30-page memorandum issued by President Barack Obama’s Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley on April 23 has stated that the drones, some as small as golf balls, may be used domestically to ‘collect information about U.S. persons.’ The photos that the drones will take may be retained, used or even distributed to other branches of the government so long as the ‘recipient is reasonably perceived to have a specific, lawful governmental function’ in asking for them.

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You doubters should be ashamed. Y'all thought President Obama was just wasting time on the course. He's actually protecting America.

The president sending a nation-saving drone on its mission:


1 posted on 06/09/2012 12:19:05 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Birdshot and a 12 guage can fix this problem.
2 posted on 06/09/2012 12:27:14 AM PDT by Not now, Not ever! (Girlfriend suggested I use pelosi in place of swear words, A good idea, I think)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

I'm Just sayin

3 posted on 06/09/2012 12:28:25 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

California-based drone maker AeroVironment, which has been supplying the military with small drones, has developed its first miniature helicopter drone designed specifically for law enforcement.

You can hold it in your hand.

So lite, it can land on your patio roof, or hover outside your window, with high end video, and you'd never know it.

4 posted on 06/09/2012 12:30:30 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Hmmm....time to dust off the ol’ 20GA. skeet gun..

How much do u have to lead them??

5 posted on 06/09/2012 12:33:52 AM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Anybody still believe we’re going to get out of this alive?


6 posted on 06/09/2012 12:34:14 AM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: dragnet2

Looks like the new trend in home additions is a radar room and high pitch detection devices !


7 posted on 06/09/2012 12:34:51 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
It's going to be worse than we imagined.


8 posted on 06/09/2012 12:34:51 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: dragnet2

Yikes they will see my 100 watt lightbulbs!


9 posted on 06/09/2012 12:35:16 AM PDT by funfan
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To: M-cubed

Can you shoot something with the agility of a dragonfly ?


10 posted on 06/09/2012 12:38:39 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: funfan

The vice president of civil aviation for the Aerospace Industries Association says that civilian use of UAVs is "going to happen," with the last hurdle being how to integrate the aircraft into the national airspace.

What is being developed now, has the diameter of a slice of bread.

11 posted on 06/09/2012 12:46:09 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
How to build a personal EMP generator...:)
12 posted on 06/09/2012 12:47:23 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Heh.. This reminds me of that scene early in the Bruce Willis movie, 'The Fifth Element', when the police raided that apartment building and there were swarms of little flying mechanical bugs going everywhere. I really enjoyed that movie.


13 posted on 06/09/2012 12:48:04 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Tainan

How to build a personal EMP generator...:)

Now were talking


14 posted on 06/09/2012 12:49:01 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

I’m thinking “EMP”.


15 posted on 06/09/2012 12:52:29 AM PDT by SC Swamp Fox (Aim small, miss small.)
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To: ATOMIC_PUNK

I’m thinking “EMP”.


16 posted on 06/09/2012 12:52:41 AM PDT by SC Swamp Fox (Aim small, miss small.)
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To: Tainan

http://www.instructables.com/id/EMP-Generator-Schematic/

Directional EMP


17 posted on 06/09/2012 12:56:47 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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To: SC Swamp Fox

See post 17 its gonna be all the rage in 2015


18 posted on 06/09/2012 12:59:01 AM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (Any man may make a mistake ; none but a fool will persist in it . { Latin proverb })
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The homegrown guerrilla fighters will rule. We get closer and closer to revolution every day.


19 posted on 06/09/2012 1:04:56 AM PDT by Cololeo
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To: Jeremiah Jr

They just can’t stop themselves ping!

Kind of like locusts...


20 posted on 06/09/2012 1:05:11 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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