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FAA warns public against shooting guns at drones

Deer Trail, Colo proposed ordinance is mostly a symbolic protest against small, civilian drones that are coming into use in the United States, Steel said. He acknowledged that it's unlikely there are any drones in use near Deer Trail.

"I don't want to live in a surveillance society. I don't feel like being in a virtual prison," Steel said. "This is a pre-emptive strike."

He dismissed the FAA's warning. "The FAA doesn't have the power to make a law," he said.


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If the FAA tries to enter private property to enforce that rule.

they will probably find the shooter will not limit himself to drones.

Time to hang up your ultralight

How long until the first ultralight pilot gets mistaken for a drone and gets blown out of the sky?

If you own the land, you also

If you own the land, you also own all the air space above your land, and below its surface to the center of the Earth. You have a specific right to defend your air space.

Well actually I think

Well actually I think shooting guns in the air is bad idea. If you do miss and you are in a heavily populated area, the bullet could come back down and hit someone in the head. During the 4th of July someone actually did that and it hit a child. I forget if he died or not.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

I worry all the time that a

I worry all the time that a bullet is going to come through my window and hit me while I'm on the couch. People don't think. You usually hear about a handful of cases every year where someone gets hit by a stray bullet while in their home. You guys should check out the site spotcrime.org. It tells you what is going on in your neighborhood that you might not normally hear about.


My wife told me about this, like, woman who was driving along the interstate in New Jersey, and she just (like all of a sudden) swerved off the road dead. Nobody could figure out what happened. Then, when they did the autopsy, they found she had been shot behind the ear---apparently the bullet came in the window. She was driving with the window down and, bang---she got shot, in the head, through the window, at 60 something miles per hour. Great shot eh? Then they started checking into it, and they found some guy was out in a boat---like maybe in New York Harbor or something---and he was shooting a gun. The bullet had ricocheted off the water at just the right (or more precisely wrong) time.

In other news, 50,000,000 Chinese have been killed by their own government since WWII.

I worry all the time about this kind of thing too.

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Their warnings mean diddly squat...

in an America that detests the police "state".

Let the first American fall at the hands of one of these drones and there will be hell to pay.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Holder has admitted to executing 4 American citizens by drone



The government that admits having a policy to shoot down a plane of 300 passengers for the sake of a military target will kill an entire town to hide evidence of it's own wrongdoing.

Ambassador Stevens death was intentional, although unbelievably," official cause of death has not been determined."* I figure Stevens knew too much.

The government cut back his security again and again and again until the State Department achieved the desired results at the hands of a few local pals. And then the Feds waited 3 weeks before anybody got a look at the crime scene while they scrubbed the area of evidence without attracting attention. Hillary's people said it was too dangerous for the FBI.

The USA is being transformed into the most monstrous totalitarian state ever conceived. Nobody will be able to stop it.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty" TJ

Colorado is having some fun!

We got recalls against legislators who supported legislation to disarm Coloradoans that have passed. We got localities who passed legislation to ensure all citizens have guns (even though I am against forcing people to own guns)... we have rallies, we have movements, we are way ahead of most states and I am even from Las Vegas :P...

How about a little competition people!

Them thar's some REAL

Them thar's some REAL 'Mericans, I'd say...

Here's more on this...


I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy