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Colorado volunteers to fill its skies with domestic drones
The Daily Caller ^ | 05/10/2013 | Greg Campbell

Posted on 05/10/2013 9:14:20 PM PDT by cutty

Most of Colorado’s congressional delegation and Gov. John Hickenlooper have signed a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration asking the agency to turn the state into a testing ground for unmanned drones — even while acknowledging that the public remains uneasy about how they might be used by both the government and private individuals.

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is leading the charge

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In a speech at the National Press Club Wednesday, Udall was careful not to use the word “drone” too heavily, opting instead for the industry-preferred “unmanned aerial system,” or UAS.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: 666; drones; targets; uas

1 posted on 05/10/2013 9:14:20 PM PDT by cutty
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To: cutty

is Hicken Looper?


2 posted on 05/10/2013 9:16:27 PM PDT by immadashell
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To: cutty

What the heck happened to Colorado ... didn’t this state us to be a bastion of conservatism?


3 posted on 05/10/2013 9:17:17 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: cutty
WTF this state just gets screwier and screwier. may be time to follow biden's advice and go out on the porch and fire both barrels in the air.

"but officer, i was just following the vice president's advice."

4 posted on 05/10/2013 9:19:20 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government shoud fear us.)
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To: doc1019

Liberals from other states and illegals / dead people voting often.


5 posted on 05/10/2013 9:19:25 PM PDT by cutty
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To: cutty

Looks like the Governor wants another shooting sport for those that enjoy shooting.


6 posted on 05/10/2013 9:25:04 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: doc1019
 
 
Looks like they leaped past California & New York and went North Korea in a hurry.
 
 

7 posted on 05/10/2013 9:26:51 PM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: cutty

ping


8 posted on 05/10/2013 9:35:49 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: cutty

Something’s seriously wrong with CO’s air and water. And the one world government center seems to be in Denver.


9 posted on 05/10/2013 9:39:08 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Borax Queen

Something’s seriously wrong with CO’s air and water. And the one world government center seems to be in Denver.


You’re right. This state is now sick in many ways.


10 posted on 05/10/2013 9:41:47 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: cutty

I’m starting to get real sick of misuse of drones.

Searching for hikers in an avalanche is one thing.

Warrantless searches in investigations is quite another.


11 posted on 05/10/2013 9:50:36 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: cutty

Perhaps this will add juice to the recall effort against Hickenlooper.


12 posted on 05/10/2013 9:51:41 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: Gator113

Wait, if I can have a drone I can follow lib politicians around and tweet their locations to ... people.


13 posted on 05/10/2013 10:09:13 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: TigersEye

It might be fun to take a few photos of politicians and the MSM libs from a drone. Good wood is good to have.


14 posted on 05/10/2013 10:23:32 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: cutty

Sounds like they might be policing unlicensed marajuana growers.

Didn’t the state just decide to tax sales?


15 posted on 05/10/2013 10:24:59 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Gator113

Someone should be keepin’ an eye on ‘em 24/7. It’s not like they have any room to complain that it would be un-Constitutional. lol


16 posted on 05/10/2013 10:33:00 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: doc1019

An invasion by hoards of marauding Caliban from the west took that state down. There are still a lot of good people behind the lines there, but they’re in the minority.


17 posted on 05/10/2013 10:39:51 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: cutty
I really feel for you R folks in Colorado .. the state's fascist puppets are pulling y'all toward Looneyburg even faster than the Child in Chief.

Having lived/worked/studied there in the late 70s, I remember fondly what it used to be.

One example: my conservative political awakening happened out there (CU/Boulder) via the most beautiful young lady who wouldn't continue seeing me until I'd read Atlas Shrugged.

It was the 2x4 upside the head needed to clear out the 60s-70s libtard sludge.

I hope she found happiness and a fulfilling life .. she surely changed mine.

Bless you, Mary DeVore, wherever you are !


18 posted on 05/11/2013 3:48:26 AM PDT by tomkat ( yo! > tyrannis delenda est !)
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To: cutty

I was saving my money to replace my guns lost in a boating accident.

Now I have decided I want me one of those remote control drones.

I heard that you can get 3D printer plans for them online.


19 posted on 05/11/2013 3:48:50 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: doc1019

Four wealthy dooshes funded a lot of leftards to run for office starting about ten years ago.

Then you have an influx of hippy/yippie/skippy types that moved in from places like Kali.

Can’t leave out the fact that the state is now something like 8% hispanosocilaist.

Then, you’ve got the universities and the urban cancer known as Denver/Boulder/Ft. Collins. Cleanse that area ideologically and it’s not a bad place.

Looking toward Wyoming or Texas.


20 posted on 05/11/2013 4:01:21 AM PDT by x1stcav (Illegals? Jihadis? Round 'em up and move 'em out. Rawhide!)
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To: doc1019; cutty

Colorado was invaded by limo liberals and hippies decades ago. In the early 60s (thanks in part to John Denver and his drivel), CO became the place to be for enviro nuts, rich liberals, and outdoorsy-health-nut yuppies. They have ruined the state.


21 posted on 05/11/2013 6:11:30 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: doc1019

Colorado is proof of the downside to California’s outbound migration. Any Southern State should be weary of taking in California refugees.


22 posted on 05/11/2013 7:23:59 AM PDT by Patriot365
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To: cutty

Colorado, my beloved adopted state is now the ultimate test ground for fascism.


23 posted on 05/11/2013 7:41:18 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: cutty
Colorado volunteers to fill its skies with domestic drones

When I saw the title I was hopelessly optimistic. Imagine if 10's of thousands of Coloradans went out and bought or made drones to fly around Colorado (outside of airspaces like airports). Those drones could fly anywhere (below 500 ft) and do anything. They could even block or intercept government-run drones and nobody would be charged since 10,000 people could have done it. The government drones would use known frequencies and encryption which would be very noticeable. Citizen drones could simply home in on those signals.

24 posted on 05/11/2013 8:37:12 AM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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“What the heck happened to Colorado ... didn’t this state us to be a bastion of conservatism?”

Colorado suffers a severe case of Boulder Dementia Syndrome.

It started with the commie faculty (forgive the redundancy) at the UC Boulder campus. Then the rest were infected.

Good news is that Boulder Dementia Syndrome(BDS) is cured by bankruptcy. When reality penetrates the bubble of delusion surrounding the BDS victim, acute cognitive dissonance, couples with material deprivation and hunger results in a cure.

25 posted on 05/11/2013 9:05:09 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: cutty

The fascist liberals love this stuff when they control it but most dope smoking liberals hate the fascists. This is going to backfire. We have far more dope smoking liberals than fascist liberals.


26 posted on 05/11/2013 9:07:18 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: cutty

Further Udall excerpt:

“We need to integrate UASes into the American psyche in a way that isn’t threatening or scary,” he continued, noting that the word “drone” carries a stigma because most people associate them with “Hellfire missiles and the headline-grabbing work our government is doing overseas.”


27 posted on 05/11/2013 9:53:08 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: cutty

Colorado is being used as the point of the spear on too many Obama initiatives.

No state offers to do such a thing as this without undue outside influence.

Every sportsman should make it their duty to knock out at least three drones.....every day.


28 posted on 05/11/2013 9:56:06 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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“We need to integrate UASes into the American psyche in a way that isn’t threatening or scary,” he continued, noting that the word “drone” carries a stigma because most people associate them with “Hellfire missiles and the headline-grabbing work our government is doing overseas.”

I'm more concerned about cameras, as are most people.

The Hellfire missiles come later.

29 posted on 05/11/2013 11:24:02 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: cutty

Isn’t Colorado where they fine people who want to collect their rainwater and use it to water their lawns?


30 posted on 05/11/2013 12:06:45 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: doc1019
"What the heck happened to Colorado ... didn’t this state us to be a bastion of conservatism?"

Maybe it was, sometime before "progressive" Teddy visited and communized so much land. But really, no. It's a myth and always has been.

Economic conservatism does not exist without moral conservatism.


31 posted on 05/11/2013 5:44:56 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: cutty

Remember this, too, when hunting season arrives...and every other tourist season. Continue indulging in misinformation and feeding the B., or starve the B.


32 posted on 05/11/2013 5:47:52 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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