Report: Drones Have Killed More Yemen Civilians than Al Qaeda

Barack Obama’s drones are arguably an instrument of terrorism. Since the report is from the United Nations I have to admit I would like confirmation. Still, it is important news that needs to be investigated. Samuel Oakford writes for Vice News, “The UN Says US Drone Strikes in Yemen Have Killed More Civilians Than al Qaeda.” At first I thought the headline meant deaths worldwide, but that isn’t possible. It is referring to deaths in Yemen. American drone strikes may have killed as Read more […]

The First Legal, Armed Police Drones Are Here!

Thanks to drone industry lobbyists, we now have armed police drones in one of our states. How long before other legislatures are purchased and pressured? It is a small start. The first armed police drones only have taser weapons. But it is still a start. Where will it end? The most disturbing element in this is the role of technology businesses in taking sides in the legislative process. Much of the Daily Beast article is taken up with the debate in the legislature about whether to require Read more […]