Gene Healy on the Declining Popularity of Drones

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Some say the filibuster is an obstructive anachronism. Sen. Paul's marathon session earlier this month argues otherwise. With it, argues Gene Healy, he started a national conversation about the use of drones at home and abroad that promises to go on much longer than 13 hours.

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  1. he started a national conversation about the use of drones at home and abroad that promises to go on much longer than 13 hours.

    This “conversation,” what do you think the “outcome” will be? Will a “rational” “decision” be reached on any point?

  2. Don’t be shy, Reason editors. Go ahead and throw the link to Healy’s piece into the post.

    1. Nevermind. Here is the original article.

      http://washingtonexaminer.com/…..le/2525365

  3. Reason again conflates surveillance drones with weaponized drones, in a way that one would never conflate a tank with a police car or a traffic helicopter with an Apache.

    Once again proving that we’re all Luddites when we don’t like what the tech is being used for.

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