Don’t Drone Me

We’re starting to see drones everywhere, but why, and why so many? You’d think that a place called Santa Claus, Indiana would have flying sleigh races. Instead, they have drone races. Which is still cool, though admittedly far less magical. Santa Claus, Indiana | Santaclausind.org Unless you count things like fun and happiness for all […]

With improving technology, police and prosecutors have become increasingly concerned that criminals with drones could outfit them with guns and bombs to create havoc. Now, law enforcement is flipping that on its head with a bipartisan proposal to permit police to equip unmanned aircraft with deadly weapons. The legislature’s judiciary committee passed a bill this […]

HARTFORD, Connecticut — With improving technology, police and prosecutors have become increasingly concerned that criminals with drones could outfit them with guns and bombs to create havoc. Now, law enforcement is flipping that on its head with a bipartisan proposal to permit police to equip unmanned aircraft with deadly weapons. The legislature’s judiciary committee passed […]

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It’s a first for the United States Navy and it happens in Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Jax is the new home to a unique type of pilot and aircraft. In a ceremony at the base this morning, Commander Benjamin Stinespring became the first commanding officer of Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19. They are the Navy’s first […]

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As Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul travels the country asking crowds to help him “defeat the Washington machine,” his campaign’s website is delivering the same message in a decidedly American way: hawking gear and collectibles that allow supporters of the libertarian-leaning candidate to express their political views with a credit card and a mouse click. […]

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Hillary Clinton may not like to use the word “terrorist,” but the New York Times has no problem using that word — to refer to Donald Trump, at least. Columnist Charles M. Blow led with that inflammatory accusation on Monday’s opinion page: Donald Trump is a domestic terrorist; only his form of terror doesn’t boil down to blowing […]

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Hillary Clinton may not like to use the word “terrorist,” but the New York Times has no problem using that word — to refer to Donald Trump, at least. Columnist Charles M. Blow led with that inflammatory accusation on Monday’s opinion page: Donald Trump is a domestic terrorist; only his form of terror doesn’t boil down to blowing […]

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DES MOINES, Iowa — “Actually I have a theory about a lot of the intervention we’ve been doing around the world has to do with gold,” a woman dressed as “Death of Liberty courtesy of the Washington establishment” told me unsolicited Friday night. We were at Buzzard Billy’s Bar, which not only features fried alligator but […]

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Image: Getty The endangered black-footed ferret is dying out due to a plague, and the government has a solution: Call in a “glorified gumball machine” attached to a drone to dispense MMs smeared in vaccine-covered peanut butter. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will release vaccine-laced MMs in northeastern Montana out of drones that can shoot […]

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