Death by Drones

“Son, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns.”
- Col. Nathan R. Jessup (A Few Good Men)

With NBC News releasing the 16-page U.S. Department of Justice (White Paper) memo that “concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American citizens if they are believed to be ‘senior operational leaders’ of al-Qaida or ‘an associated force’ — even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S.,” I think it’s time we all stepped back and started thinking seriously about building that underground bunker because that “buzz” you’re hearing may be a drone monitoring you and not a pesky mosquito.

And many people thought the Bush Administration had taken away our rights with things like the Patriot Act and REAL ID, and with the creation of the Department of Homeland Security that has that pesky agency called the TSA!

In the next few years, we may yearn for the freedoms we enjoyed during the Bush Administration…

All across the fruited plains we’ve seen bills introduced in state legislatures to prevent the use of drones. The Associated Press reported yesterday “Lawmakers in at least 11 states are looking at plans to restrict the use of drones over their skies amid concerns the unmanned aerial vehicles could be exploited to spy on Americans.”

Surprise! Montana is one of those 11 states. The others are California, Oregon, Texas, Nebraska, Missouri, North Dakota, Florida, Virginia, Maine, and Oklahoma.

Nut job lawmakers can be found most everywhere it seems…

Remember the 2012 campaign ad that ran in Montana informing us, “From two miles up a drone can read a license plate. If Dennis Rehberg gets his way in Congress, Government aircraft could soon be reading yours…”

Oh my – It seems that time is now.

Doggone it – we were told we would be freer and safer with Rehberg out of office…

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