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Donald Trump would have been inconceivable as president without those disastrous wars, those trillions squandered on them and on the military that’s fought them, and that certainly qualifies as “impact” enough.
Support by the White House and DHS for the use of military-grade drones persists even as criticism of the program mounts.
“Although a huge amount of footage has been collected, the program is classified, and few people have ever seen images of the drone war and its casualties. This seems like a paradox in our thoroughly media-connected age. How can America be involved in a decade-long war where the sky is buzzing with cameras, and yet […]
Boycott & Divest. Honeywell International: Powers and guides the worlds Number 1 killer drone, the MQ-9 Reaper Builds the Tarantula Hawk surveillance drone for military and police forces Check the website badhoneywell.org for more information about why a boycott/buycott of Honeywell International is essential . Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! […]
Binney explained: “At least 80 percent of fiber-optic cables globally go via the U.S. This is no accident and allows the U.S. to view all communication coming in. At least 80 percent of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the U.S. The NSA lies about what it stores.” by Norman Solomon Common […]
Americans may increasingly wonder whether NSA agents are scouring their meta-data, reading their personal emails, and the like. In the borderlands no imagination is necessary. The surveillance apparatus is in your face. The high-powered cameras are pointed at you; the drones are above you; you’re stopped regularly at checkpoints and interrogated. By Todd Miller April 22, 2014 […]
…civil liberties groups including the ACLU and the NACDL did not endorse the privacy recommendations the ASA ultimately is urging state legislators to consider. And at least three members of the ASA’s policy committee, including its chairperson,are associated with defense contract industries such as Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. By Candice Bernd Thursday, 24 October 2013 […]
Glenn Greenwald: Challenging the US Surveillance State Domestic drones and their unique dangers Dismissive claims that drones do nothing more than helicopters and satellites already do are wildly misinformed Glenn Greenwald guardian.co.uk, Friday 29 March 2013 10.48 EDT The use of drones by domestic US law enforcement agencies is growing rapidly, both in terms of numbers and types of […]
Fears Confirmed: Domestic Drones ‘Fly Regularly’ in US Airspace Watchdog publishes new flight map, ‘takes surveillance to a whole new level’ Lauren McCauley, staff writer Published on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by Common Dreams The EFF released a new map that tracks the location of drone flights across the US. (Image: EFF)Digital watchdog the Electronic Frontier […]