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Drone Shot Down in South Carolina

A number of people in South Carolina shot down a surveillance drone used by an Animal Rights group.


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SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness?

How about showing humans respect and kindness?

Wow! A New Sport!

Drone Shooting

Non lethal of course... PAINTBALL...Drone Paintball!

on a slight tangent

shooting into the sky with anything but a shotgun, or non-rifled long gun, is going to send a projectile onto a parabolic path that can travel a LONG DISTANCE, and 99.9% of them will not tumble, they will come back to earth fully oriented, and can kill someone.

shotguns have a very limited range when shooting "shot".

shooting at drones is just a bad idea in general.


...They fly a spy drone into a shooting range and then cry foul when it gets hit!

Personally, I'd expect the chances of that happening to be quite high.

Why wouldn't they?

Or maybe they did... Hmmm!

i salute them

for shooting it down , maybe that will send a message to the the animal rights group that it's ok to protest whatever you want but don't violate someone else property rights

I do cheer the thought that

someone will have some recourse when it's government drones spying on us, but...

That wasn't a government drone. No one put up this amount of money to spy on a barn dance.

They shot it down so that it landed on a highway and got away on small vehicles. The investigation to figure out who to sue for damages should be pretty simple, right?

Defend Liberty!

Find it interesting that post-30,000 drones that Congress okayed

via FAA for CONUS use, one of the first stories out, is about a liberal animal rights group using it against a conservative hunting biz, as if this is anything like what they're really planning with Predators & Global Hawks patrolling and spying all of us 24/7 within CONUS.

'cause when liberals do it, even spying must be cool! yay!

way to go social engineers.

doubly interesting is the way they're acclimatizing the ubiquity of the 'drones,' even though such local usage akin to a kid flying a slightly more advanced R/C plane, simply with an over-the-counter-camera kit was never banned or illegal even before this UnConstitutional surveillance bill got passed by Congress.

seems to me like it's emerging as just another spying and licensing scheme.

guess by the statists' new paradigm, you'll need a FAA license for merely doing a DiY tac-on R/C flying toy kit for your iPhone, not too far in the future, where the likes of the following, may not simply be 'sold over the counter' anymore??


Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

I get it

Instead of everyone hating the government drones, we're supposed to view it through the left/right paradigm.

Leftist jerks spying on rightist good ole boys. Leftist heroes spying on rightist jerks. Pick your side. Cheer your team. Fight the other side.

No threat of anything being done about the government drones that are on their way. It all gets lumped together in a thousand other un-resolvable, polarized issues and Americans don't unite against it.

Good call.

Hopefully, this'll be the one where we tell the Establishment, "nice try."

Defend Liberty!

yup, you got it


now frankly, the story is probably more than likely an organic story, but nevertheless, it feeds into the overall meme of acclimating the citizenry, like 'oh don't worry, see these things happen all the time,' and giving the well meaning Left a nudge in the wrong direction to get them to begin to rationalize, 'see, you can spy on your conservative political enemies with this. can't you see? don't you see the benefits of spying on an oil company's new drilling site?'

but, even with all this craziness, I sense even now, the 'leave me the F' alone, BigGovt!'-sentiment, is a heritage that runs deep within ALL Americans, and eventually can't be stopped anymore, and the People WILL rise up.

of course, I'm assuming that common sense and our innate understanding of what is right, will always triumph over evil, especially when the tyranny becomes ubiquitous and people are forced to deal with it everyday and simply cannot deny it anymore.

in the end though, education and activism are all we can do, but it still takes a critical mass of citizenry en masse to simply non-comply based on those new info, for the entire tyrannical system to come crumbling down.

it's always crazy to know that if one sits down and simply thinks about it, their entire tyranny model is so fragile: it literally only takes a large vocal swath of population waking up to it all and simply not complying with govt anymore for the whole house of cards to come undone.

NO VIOLENCE is ever necessary once that occurs...

this is our problem, we're exactly at that stage, just before that critical mass. which means the slight calm before storm.

so, here we go.o)

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Just how stupid is it to send a small flying object into the

middle of a pigeon shoot and NOT expect it to be shot down? Really People?

~Your perception becomes your reality~


coming to a locality near you!

very soon

sadly that is true.

we'll have our own drones, but the feds will fly higher and faster.


and using our tax dollars to add insult to injury.

So if they can shoot Hellfire missiles at us can we fire half..

..of our unneeded cops.

Seems like they dont need cops to arrest us if they can just blow us up.


I read this

yesterday and I thought it was funny. Drone hunting could be fun, at least until the damn things start shooting back at us.

Y'all got this one backwards

I know Steve Hindi and I'm familiar with his private charitable organization. He's following his heart and stands up for abused animals. These pigeon shoots are disgusting. They raise pigeons (none are wild) in cages and then open the cage so they can shoot them when they fly out. Nothing sporting about it. The owners pay off the local law and have attacked Steve (even pulled a gun on him). They pile up these tame (BOTH dead and injured) birds and let them rot. The "drone" is a remote controlled helicopter with a camera. There's a reason they don't want themselves filmed at this cowardly and distasteful function.


Liberty is having the Freedom to be Offended.

The question should be...

Is it my business that folks raise pigeons to shoot for sport?
Is it YOUR business?
Or Hindis?

What is next - spying on and attempting to disrupt game farms?

After that, is the target to be poultry farms?

NIMBYs - I have little use for them.

I simply pointed out the facts of the case.

Would you tell someone if you had a neighbor raising Yorki pups and long haired cats...only to learn he was charging perverts for the opportunity (the "sport") of torturing and killing them?
The question could be...
Is it your business if Steve flies a remote control helicopter over a public road with a camera on it?
Actually we both have our hands full right now saving our country. We don't have time to 'save the whales', stop 'global warming' or to publicize perverts shooting tame pigeons anyway. I do see (I really do) what your saying and I basically agree but if I see my my neighbor torturing and killing Chow Chows for "sport"...me and him...we'll have a problem.
Ron Paul 2012!

"What ifs" lead to tyranny

They are not raising puppies to kill.
They are raising feathered rats.

What if Hindi was using his little toy to peek into little boys bedrooms?

See how silly the argument becomes?

It's very telling that they left once they...

...realized someone was filming their "sport". They know what their doing and are ashamed of it. Someone involved in a legitimate sport would be glad to have someone show an interest in their skill.
...again I was pointing out the fact that nobody "shot down a drone" in SC. It was simply a remote controlled helicopter with a camera over a public road. None of our business.
It would be nice to have a remote control plane (big one) with a Ron Paul 2012 banner flying around...or a remote controlled blimp! ...hopefully nobody would shoot at it.

except it was a CLAY Pigeon

except it was a CLAY Pigeon shoot... you know what a CLAY pigeon is right?

Your ignorance is showing

If you were a donkey I bet you could talk...
These shooting ranges do still target practice and skeet shoots also. Anyone reading my post should've known that I'm obviously referring to shooting live caged pigeons. These "sportmen" kill tame cage raised pigeons as they are released out of an automated door. Then they're collected and thrown into a pile (both dead and injured). Think before you post.

I'm a vegetarian and I get what you're saying...

...but I think we can be both anti-drone and anti-cruelty. Although I'm not to worried about this guys "drone," when it comes to government drones & corporate drones that trespass on our rights we need to be especially vigilant.

Made me smile ;D

Made me smile ;D

Trust in God, but tie your camel tight.

"Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another,they both march in the same direction." - Paul Proctor

30,000 MORE coming soon

need to sharpen them D. Crockett skills !!!

we are going to have some fun in the south

yee haaww

Shotgun probably isn't the way to go

Not enough range....a rifle in big game caliber maybe? Of course, actually sending rifle rounds flying in the great blue yonder is exceedingly dangerous in a populated area.

We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

-C. S. Lewis


They was violaten are arespace.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Love it

Don't drone me Bro.

"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain