default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

Drones have no place flying over U.S. residents

Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 9:36 am

To the editor:

This is in response to the column by Sheldon Richman in the Thursday, Feb. 21 edition of The Standard.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?



  • Discuss

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
  • 2 Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

1 comment:

    A subscription service is required to post comments.

  • sam2sam posted at 1:03 pm on Fri, Mar 8, 2013.

    sam2sam Posts: 1

    For national security purposes, Americans are already subject to warrantless wiretaps of calls and emails, the warrantless GPS “tagging” of their vehicles, the domestic use of Predators or other spy-in-the-sky drones, and the Department of Homeland Security’s monitoring of all our behavior through “data fusion centers.”

    Given this toxic mash-up of losses of privacy, if the road to hades is paved with good intentions, then domestic drones are a superhighway to an Orwellian panoptic gulag.

    America’s promise has always been the power of the many to rule, instead of the one.

    Ungoverned drone usage, particularly domestically, gives power to the one. 

Domestic drone usage is ill-conceived, elitist, and end-runs our inherent Constitutional protections.


Here are two (2) different videos that anchor my points:


Boonville, IN

Current Conditions

Broken Clouds
Humidity: 62%
Winds: W at 5mph
Feels Like: 57°

Your Extended Forecast


High 64°/Low 48°
Partly cloudy


High 62°/Low 43°
Rain with a few rumbles of thunder


High 65°/Low 44°
Mostly cloudy


High 74°/Low 54°