Right, so when Gadaffi and Assad tried to stamp out foreign backed insurrections, they were/are “brutal dictators” and “authoritarian regimes” “killing their own people”, but when the US is faced with unarmed American protesters demanding economic justice, they will hunt them down inch by inch, house by house, home by home, zenga, zenga with fleets of drones, some of which could become weaponized. And not only that, they will allow corporations to do the same, turning Amerika into the world’s sole totalitarian state monitoring the minutiae of its citizens’ lives in typical Orwellian, Big Brother fashion: 
"30,000 of them are expected to be in use by 2020, some as small as hummingbirds – meaning that you won’t necessarily see them, tracking your meeting with your fellow-activists, with your accountant or your congressman, or filming your cruising the bars or your assignation with your lover, as its video-gathering whirs…The Pentagon can now send a domestic drone to hover outside your apartment window, collecting footage of you and your family, if the secretary of Defense approves it. Or it may track you and your friends and pick up audio of your conversations..Given the Department of Homeland Security militarization of police departments, once the circle is completed with San Francisco or New York or Chicago local cops having their own drone fleet – and with Chase, HSBC and other banks having hired local police, as I reported here last week – the meshing of military, domestic law enforcement, and commercial interests is absolute. You don’t need a messy, distressing declaration of martial law. And drone fleets owned by private corporations means that a first amendment right of assembly is now over: if Occupy is massing outside of a bank, send the drone fleet to surveil, track and harass them. If citizens rally outside the local Capitol? Same thing."

Full story in the Guardian here

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