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Illegal Alien Invasion Protest : St. Petersburg, FL : Mystery Survellience Drone Appearance
Patton@Bastogne ^ | 2014-07-19 | Patton@Bastogne

Posted on 07/19/2014 8:21:57 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne

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2014-07-19 : St. Petersburg, FL


We had about 35 Patriots show-up at the Overpass "Anti-Immigration" rally at I-275 and 54th Street.

Traffic volume suggests that we reached almost 20,000 drivers with the message, over a three-hour period.

Photographs will be published as soon as they're available.



The most noteworthy event was the appearance of a "Professional Air Survelliance Drone".

The drone was not the typical $ 300 drone that's available at Brookstone. Nor was it a Dragan Flyer series.

The drone was a quad-copter, white in color, with a solid structrual interface between the center section (oval shaped) and the four copter-pods.

The drone was clearly a professional grade unit, looking to cost avout $ 1,500 to $ 3,500.



Our protest group noticed the drone as it hovered southeast of our position, and then moved to photograph the other protest patriots on the other side of the overpass.

I took a walk to investigate and discovered the drone operator in the parking lot of the nearby Comfort Inn, about 500 yards from our location on the overpass.

He was a caucasian gentlemen in his thirties, about 5' 8-inches, with a light beard, wearing a hat to protect him from the sun.

I introduced myself, handled him my business card, and asked who he was, and why he was filming us with his drone.

He refused to identify himself.

I returned about 15 minutes later with three other members of the protest group, and we collectively asked him to identify himself.

Again, he refused.

This session was recorded via photographs, and we obtained pictures of his vehicle and license plate number.

After he had been filmed, he abruptly left, but only after he appeared to be sending text massages from inside his closed vehicle.



Apart from the mystery drone survelliance guest, it was a splendid operation.



Patton@Bastogne


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TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: illegals; obama

1 posted on 07/19/2014 8:21:58 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne
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To: Patton@Bastogne

A twenty-two caliber surface-to-air missile would have solved the problem.


2 posted on 07/19/2014 8:24:34 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

love to see a picture of Mr. Drone Pilot....


3 posted on 07/19/2014 8:32:26 PM PDT by papertyger
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Exactly!


4 posted on 07/19/2014 8:32:52 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: papertyger

yeah, no kidding.


5 posted on 07/19/2014 8:43:13 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

You are awesome! Thanks for being there.


6 posted on 07/19/2014 8:52:57 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

host ‘em & post ‘em..!

Sunlight impedes bacteria.


7 posted on 07/19/2014 8:56:45 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Sounds like a DJI Phantom. I have one, and it’s a great rig. They’re also very common among the amateur journalism crowd.


8 posted on 07/19/2014 8:57:15 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Should have followed him when he drove off.


9 posted on 07/19/2014 8:57:38 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

We had someone circle the overpass multiple times over several hours on a bullet bike with a camera mounted on handle bars a few months ago. Tampa overpass. I took photos of him and his Fl tag just to have it. Thought it might have been a pissed off OWS member or something. They hung banners on that overpass twice, that I know, months before we started. I figured they did it for pay and the pay dried up. Those kind of trolls are too lazy to stand in the hot son even for a paycheck. It was creepy though.


10 posted on 07/19/2014 9:07:02 PM PDT by GILTN1stborn ( #rememberbenghazi #extortion17 #impeachobama)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Bfl


11 posted on 07/19/2014 9:18:25 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (Ephesians 6:12 becomes more real to me with each news cycle.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

post pics of the vehicle, plate and operator

he was in a public place... he had no reasonable expectation of privacy (which is how he’s able to video the protest without warrant)

identification would be next


12 posted on 07/19/2014 9:56:27 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Couple years ago when we had Tea Party protests in cities I went to one in Stuart, Florida where some gub mint types were going around filming everyone there.
What with facial recognition and all obammy’s nazi’s know who we ALL are.
Hey tsa,nsa, and the rest of you pukes, f, you


13 posted on 07/20/2014 3:32:32 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Excellent report! Looking forward to the fotos, especially the one of the drone going down in flames and cratering. Expect contact from the friendly folks at the IRS.


14 posted on 07/20/2014 3:51:20 AM PDT by shove_it (My real nickname is Otter)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Drudge needs to get on this...he doesn’t like drones, at all.


15 posted on 07/20/2014 4:08:00 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Steel Wolf
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Steel Wolf,


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16 posted on 07/20/2014 5:21:14 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Marked,, step-son has one ,, great aerial pictures ,,just good all around good fun to fly ,


17 posted on 07/20/2014 5:38:41 AM PDT by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: Patton@Bastogne
Thank you, sir. And you're more right than you thought on the price. The current base model Phantom 2 is about $1200, but once you get into accessories, like spare rotors, batteries, travel case, radios, camera and gimbal, etc, you're easily in for $2000-$3000. It's like owning a firearm - the weapon itself is just one expense out of many.

Here is my local outfitter, who I swear by. This will show what your really in for, price wise. - Aerial Media Pros

Anyway, I doubt your observer friend was in government. If he took an undue interest in your event, and wasn't chatty, he probably wasn't an enthusiast out for a Sunday drive. Most people who fly these professionally are journalists, photographers and realtors.

18 posted on 07/20/2014 6:34:13 AM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: Patton@Bastogne
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19 posted on 07/20/2014 8:37:16 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: All
White House factotums are duping Americans----falsely citing a 2008 law which they "say" forces them to settle Central American families in the United States until judges decide if they can stay. However, the 2008 law was designed to allow severely-traumatized victims of forced trafficking — such as teenage prostitutes held by violent pimps — to apply for green cards.

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THE FACTS ARE THESE --- "impoverished" Central American families pay so-called coyotes thousands of dollars to get across the border......knowing they'll soon be in the money, riding the lucrative US gravy train....sucking off US taxpayers.

Many of the “family units” (new Democrat voters) are temporarily held then secretly transported to cities where they have relatives or friends.

The Obama govt has kept these resettlement efforts secrets in order to mute protests....claiming the border swarm are "children" escaping violence.

==================================================

Now a growing wave of nationwide protests, and denunciations from governors and federal legislators has erupted.

Looks like the "Father of Transparency" has been exposed.

20 posted on 07/20/2014 11:53:02 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: Patton@Bastogne
Our protest group noticed we were being surveilled by a drone hovering southeast of our position...the drone operator in the parking lot of the nearby Comfort Inn.... I introduced myself, and asked who he was, and why he was filming us. He refused to identify himself. I returned about with three protesters, and we collectively asked him to identify himself. This was recorded via photographs, and we obtained pictures of his vehicle and license plate number..... he abruptly left, and appeared to be sending text massages from inside his closed vehicle.

Nice going----protesters at Obamacare townhalls used the same photography/recording technique---much to the dismay of the stupid lawmakers promoting the debacle.

21 posted on 07/20/2014 12:04:23 PM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: papertyger
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Photos from the St. Petersburg (Florida) "Anti-Illegal Immigrant Invasion Rally" on the Overpass at I-275 and 54th Street North on Saturday (2014-07-19).


These were taken by "Jim G" ... (wellhell67) from his Flickr album. All are Copyright 2014 by "Jim G".

You may views these photos as a Slideshow by clicking on this internet link:

St Pete Protest of Illegal Alien Amnesty and Open Borders - (click)



The first two photos are of the mystery "Professional Surveilance Drone" ....




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22 posted on 07/20/2014 2:14:38 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Many thanks, but where’s the “pilot?”


23 posted on 07/20/2014 6:36:20 PM PDT by papertyger
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To: Patton@Bastogne

Bkmk’d!


24 posted on 07/21/2014 10:10:55 AM PDT by dware (3 prohibited topics in mixed company: politics, religion and operating systems...)
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