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Mon Jun 18, 2012, 02:18 PM

Drones over America. Are they spying on you?...

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Source: timesnews.net - Monday, June 18, 2012

According to the Christian Science Monitor, most Americans have gotten used to regular news reports about military and CIA drones attacking terrorist suspects including US citizens in Pakistan, Yemen, and elsewhere abroad.

But picture thousands of drone aircraft buzzing around the United States peering from the sky at breaches in border security, wildfires about to become major conflagrations, patches of marijuana grown illegally deep within national forests, or environmental scofflaws polluting the land, air, and water.

By some government estimates, as many as 30,000 drones could be part of intelligence gathering and law enforcement here in the United States within the next ten years. Operated by agencies down to the local level, this would be in addition to the 110 current and planned drone activity sites run by the military services in 39 states, reported this week by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), a non-government research project.

The presence of drones in the US was brought home Wednesday night when some people thought they saw a UFO along the Capitol Beltway in Washington. In fact, it was a disc-shaped X-47B UCAV (Unmanned Combat Air System) being hauled from Edwards Air Force Base in California to Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland for testing...

Read more: http://www.timesnews.net/article/9048063/drones-over-america-are-they-spying-on-you

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Mon Jun 18, 2012, 03:00 PM

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Big Brother coming near you, any day now... And good know what type of Itelligence they do, with this Drones.. It is not just in the form of looking down, and discover bad pepole they could pooke into others life.. All type of eletronic communications can also be snooped up on.. And when we know that NSA have build a brand new facility - to keep eletronic information... And I mean, a REALLY ADWANCED with computers holding billions of Terrabits of digital information... It is maybe the largerst form of digital information keeping in the world, who are beeing build now...

And we all know, that the government NEVER let anything "Important" beeing trowing away, when they is trowing out their fishing net - That is the reason we today know about intime details about different Presidents of the US, or Kings and Queens - or other monarcs in Europe - becouse someplace in a file cabinet, it allways wil be a document or two...

And then we have the issue with the Drones beeing given weapons - if they can be used to kill extremists overseas, it is just a matter of time before they could be used against americans.. This type of weapons Can, and Will be used down the road - it is just a matter of time, and the will of the President to use the predators to kill of political oponents, or others who they think is not worth the air..

After all, it exist a few "small Calligulias" out there - GWB was just the "light" ones - it exist a few others who is worse than him, who might get into office down the road...


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Mon Jun 18, 2012, 03:52 PM

2. This is not breaking news

This is a feature article. Additionally the article from which it was taken was written on Jun 16th.
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