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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:26 AM

Hello! You've been targeted for a U.S. drone assassination!

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Reply Hello! You've been targeted for a U.S. drone assassination! (Original post)
Ichingcarpenter Feb 2013 OP
xchrom Feb 2013 #1
Faryn Balyncd Feb 2013 #2
bvar22 Feb 2013 #16
secondwind Feb 2013 #3
JohnyCanuck Feb 2013 #5
truth2power Feb 2013 #8
Romulox Feb 2013 #52
another_liberal Feb 2013 #4
hatrack Feb 2013 #6
a2liberal Feb 2013 #7
progressoid Feb 2013 #9
bvar22 Feb 2013 #17
WillyT Feb 2013 #10
leftstreet Feb 2013 #11
DogPawsBiscuitsNGrav Feb 2013 #12
Demo_Chris Feb 2013 #13
Fire Walk With Me Feb 2013 #14
Smilo Feb 2013 #15
rhett o rick Feb 2013 #18
Recursion Feb 2013 #50
kath Feb 2013 #19
Melinda Feb 2013 #20
indepat Feb 2013 #21
99Forever Feb 2013 #22
99th_Monkey Feb 2013 #23
fasttense Feb 2013 #24
ReasonableToo Feb 2013 #42
kenny blankenship Feb 2013 #25
MuseRider Feb 2013 #27
krispos42 Feb 2013 #26
Wednesdays Feb 2013 #28
Floyd_Gondolli Feb 2013 #29
2pooped2pop Feb 2013 #30
KoKo Feb 2013 #31
AntiFascist Feb 2013 #32
George II Feb 2013 #33
winter is coming Feb 2013 #34
DirkGently Feb 2013 #35
Jersey Devil Feb 2013 #36
George II Feb 2013 #49
Kolesar Feb 2013 #53
blkmusclmachine Feb 2013 #37
Vinnie From Indy Feb 2013 #38
Gentle-man Feb 2013 #39
SCVDem Feb 2013 #40
dreamnightwind Feb 2013 #41
blackspade Feb 2013 #43
upi402 Feb 2013 #44
triplepoint Feb 2013 #45
freedomization Feb 2013 #46
billy_j Feb 2013 #47
In_The_Wind Feb 2013 #48
MannyGoldstein Feb 2013 #51
woo me with science Feb 2013 #54
niyad Feb 2013 #55

Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:32 AM

1. du rec. nt

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:32 AM

2. "This will persist until the US has signed a peace treaty with the Concept of Terrorism."

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Response to Faryn Balyncd (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 01:57 PM

16. ....at which time, the sitting President (Sarah Palin)....

...will gladly surrender all the War Time powers and Inalienable Rights grabbed by the "Unitary Executive",
and Constitutional Protections will be re-instated.

There will be much celebration amongst the citizenry.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 08:12 AM

3. Aren't these drones mainly for 'surveillance'? We have them here on Dom. Republic, the U.S. is

helping us in our war against drug smuggling.

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Response to secondwind (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 08:24 AM

5. I think the cartoon above is in reference to this.

WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday directed the Justice Department to release to the two Congressional Intelligence Committees classified documents discussing the legal justification for killing, by drone strikes and other means, American citizens abroad who are considered terrorists.

The White House announcement appears to refer to a long, detailed 2010 memo from the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel justifying the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American-born cleric who had joined Al Qaeda in Yemen. He was killed in a C.I.A. drone strike in September 2011. Members of Congress have long demanded access to the legal memorandum.

The decision to release the legal memo to the Intelligence Committees came under pressure, two days after a bipartisan group of 11 senators joined a growing chorus asking for more information about the legal justification for targeted killings, especially of Americans.

The announcement also came on the eve of the confirmation hearing scheduled for Thursday afternoon for John O. Brennan, President Obama’s choice to be director of the C.I.A., who has been the chief architect of the drone program as Mr. Obama’s counterterrorism adviser.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/07/us/politics/obama-orders-release-of-drone-memos-to-lawmakers.html?_r=0

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Response to JohnyCanuck (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 10:18 AM

8. Which raises the question...how does one "join" Al Qaeda? ...

Do you get a membership card...kinda like joining AAA?

I'd like to see one of those cards.

Maybe al-Awlaki's son had an associate membership.

This whole thing is so odious. More so because I just heard on the radio that Pres. Obama is speaking this morning at the national prayer breakfast. He needs to be praying to whatever gods there are, for forgiveness.

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Response to secondwind (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 09:37 AM

52. LOL: "the U.S. is helping us in our war against drug smuggling..."

I bet victory in this war is "just around the corner"!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 08:21 AM

4. Great work!

At last the government is doing something to explain to us our new non-rights as citizens of the most free, most law-abiding, most happy-go-lucky, most fun-loving and most heavily armed and dangerous killer nation the World has ever known!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 09:03 AM

6. It's "You've Got Mail!" for the 21st Century!

Love Tom The Dancing Bug!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 09:44 AM

7. K&R (n/t)

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 10:25 AM

9. Former Constitutional Law professor...and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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Response to progressoid (Reply #9)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 01:59 PM

17. Ouch.

Reality has a bitter sense of irony.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:33 PM

10. K & R !!!


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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:35 PM

11. DURec

ouch

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:55 PM

13. That covers it. -nt-

 

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 12:56 PM

14. Are you now or have you ever been a terrorist? No, the US governement would never

 

target its citizens.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 01:54 PM

15. But it is okay because

it's against "them" and drones make it all nice and clean.

Double snark.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 02:13 PM

18. Can a person buy drone death insurance. I want my family taken care of. nm

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #18)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 09:28 AM

50. Most mujahedeen do

Many of the terrorist networks started out as what we would call "benevolent societies" to pay death benefits for their members if they were killed in an operation.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 02:29 PM

19. Loved this part: "What if the Pres. is a former Constitutional Law professor? A. Write up an essay,

and keep it on your person in a metal box. The CIA cleanup-crew will find it in the wreckage, and it will be read and graded." BWAH!

Ruben Bolling is freakin' brilliant - he probably needs to be on the lookout for drones his own self. And avoid small planes, and all that.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 02:29 PM

20. Ruben Bolling needs be awarded the highest order of DUzy this joint's got. Oops, there it is.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 02:40 PM

21. This OP would be hilarious were it not so chilling

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 02:49 PM

22. Anyone care to tell us again..

... about how 'Those Evil Republicans' are mistreating our Constitution?

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 03:49 PM

23. I hope Obama sees this. ~nt

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 04:15 PM

24. Thee KKK and the Right To Lifers are terrorist organizations

So, when are the drones going to fall on them?

Oh wait, it's only certain types of terrorists that are targeted.

Here's hoping you aren't a member of one of the targeted terrorist groups.

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Response to fasttense (Reply #24)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 10:35 PM

42. yup...how long...

...do you think it will be before an Occupy demonstration is hit with pepper spray from a drone? It's just a matter of time.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 04:57 PM

25. People who say "You just have to trust us with absolute power!"

are the very sort of "leaders" the founding fathers were warning us about. Those among us who say "Good citizens would trust their Leaders", are the very sort of "citizens" the framers of the Constitution worried most about. "Leaders" who say just trust us are thugs. Their followers are a mob.

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Response to kenny blankenship (Reply #25)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:28 PM

27. Yup, I like this.

May I copy it and use it?

Seriously, well said in a short but easy to understand manner.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:06 PM

26. fucking brilliant

k&r

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:36 PM

28. Well, I've got duct tape and plastic sheeting, so I'm good.

Oh, and a good strong umbrella.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:39 PM

29. Absurd but I can appreciate the humor.

 

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:50 PM

30. we need a clip of the saturday night live shark from the 70's

except change him to a drone knocking at the door. "Candy gram"

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 06:18 PM

31. Nah...we are SAFE...I am Safe! I'm not a Terraist..they won't come after Me!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 06:24 PM

32. I wonder...

if a drone targeted the white al Qaeda leader originally from Orange County in Cali, if things might be different. I think his name was Adam Gadahn. (The idea of Obama targeting the extreme right-wing in Orange County is kind of funny, in a very dark way.)

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 06:54 PM

33. Lame..........and false

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:00 PM

34. At least we won't have to worry about starving to death

or dying from a lack of healthcare we can't afford.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:01 PM

35. Perfect.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:03 PM

36. Thanks for the tip. Next time I'm hanging in Afghanistan with Taliban buddies I'll keep a lookout

or have drones now been sent to Hackensack?

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Response to Jersey Devil (Reply #36)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 09:18 AM

49. I think you got it! These people are going WAAAY too far with their suspicions and insecurities

Or do they just jump on anything they can to criticize the government, no matter who is in office?

How long before we see be an "Occupy Drone" movement?

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Response to Jersey Devil (Reply #36)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 09:50 AM

53. Hackensack: the city that rhymes with itself ...

... and makes a great punchline!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:25 PM

37. Everything is going according to plan.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:49 PM

38. A singing telegram would be a nice as touch as well

cheers

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 08:05 PM

39. lol

 

Hilarious for being so accurate.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 08:28 PM

40. You could be a target

If you post a YouTube video espousing the destruction of America and her people.

At that point I think you should get your affairs in order and do hire an attorney.

Because if you post this treasonous crap in all seriousness, you are not capable of doing so.

You are nuts!

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 08:54 PM

41. Excellent, nails it - nt

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 12:06 AM

43. Fucking awesome.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 12:16 AM

44. Good morning, President Pierce Bush would like to inform you...

that the X2000 Neil-R-ator drone will soon be hovering overhead if you do not report to the Der Homeland Security office within 24 hours with your papers... "please".

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 12:24 AM

45. Where's My National Assassination Letter ("NAL")?

 

http://www.bugbrother.com/echelon/spookwordsgenerator.html


Sample:

From: Michael_Miron@ita.doc.gov
To: info@opic.gov
Subj: COBEOWEHHO (CLASSIFIED - Russia)

George J. Tenet, Director of Central Intelligence (CIA), told North Korea Reconnaissance Bureau about Mayotte (Indian Ocean) frenchelon station : a cryptoanarchist sent EloAufkl (german Elektronische Aufklärung)`s web based CGI proxys & Anonymizers logs to Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) a.k.a. Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna !

Ask 634th Military Intelligence`s contact of Vivendi Universal pollution Dpt via http://www.odci.gov/ic/ for Ref. Waihopai, INFOSEC, ASPIC, MI6, Information Security, SAI, Information Warfare.



---Post it all over the Net. Permanently monkey wrench Echelon altogether. It's the patriotic thing to do.
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Now, if you're REALLY interested in monkey wrenching the Blue Meanies, hack one of their domestic drones (30,000 strong in the near future):

Researchers use spoofing to 'hack' into a flying drone

American researchers took control of a flying drone by "hacking" into its GPS system - acting on a $1,000 (£640) dare from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

A University of Texas at Austin team used "spoofing" - a technique where the drone mistakes the signal from hackers for the one sent from GPS satellites.

The same method may have been used to bring down a US drone in Iran in 2011.
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Spoofers are a new problem for GPS-guided drones, allowing hackers to trick navigation systems with false information. Humphreys and the team have designed a device costing less than $1,000 that sends out a GPS signal stronger than the ones coming down from orbiting satellites. At first, the rogue signal mimics the official one in order to trick the drone, and once it’s accepted new commands can be sent to the UAV. Naturally, Humphreys highlights the associated risks of such a device, saying that in the wrong hands drones could be turned into missiles. Right now drones can’t be used in US airspace on a wide basis, but Congress has asked the FAA to come up with regulations that would allows drones to fly over the United States by 2015. That could lead to usage in law enforcement, as well as by power companies and delivery firms. The US government says its aware of the potential dangers of spoofing, and officials from the FAA and Department of Homeland Security have seen Humphreys’ demonstration first hand. The Department of Homeland Security reportedly has a program in place to try and solve the problem of GPS interference, but it’s aimed at trying to deal with jammed signals, not spoofed ones.

Reference Links:
http://www.slashgear.com/researchers-find-drones-vulnerable-to-gps-spoofing-29236474
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18643134
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Obsession with National Security (#7 of "The 14 Characteristics of Fascism"):

"Inevitably, a national security apparatus was under direct control of the ruling elite. It was usually an instrument of oppression, operating in secret and beyond any constraints. Its actions were justified under the rubric of protecting “national security,” and questioning its activities was portrayed as unpatriotic or even treasonous."
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*Reference Link:
"Fascism Anyone?" by Laurence W. Britt
http://www.secularhumanism.org/index.php?section=library&page=britt_23_2

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 04:26 AM

46. Freedomization means everyone is free to get zapped


Fortunately, the pinpoint precision of this technology saves lives. Imagine what an improvement this is from when Robespierre unloaded his cannons on enemies of the state.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:53 AM

47. War Powers Act

 

this usurpation of the Constitution only exists because of the war Powers Act. Congress has decided to never declare war, merely impart all the war power making to the office of the president. This way they avoid the political backlash from the declaration of war.
as long as Congress deems that the president has all the war powers abilities, things like killing of Americans, and DHS on and on will continue. We are under "Martial Law" in the USA because of the "terror " threats , and thus there are no constitutional protections.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-garrison/martial-law-under-another_b_1370819.html

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 06:42 AM

48. Kickin' it.


I_T_W

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 09:30 AM

51. You will become Freedom Mist

Lovely.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 08:51 PM

55. k and r--this would be funny if it were not so appallingly true.

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