Saturday, February 23, 2013

Why and When the Use of Drones is Unconstitutional

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

Why 'instant justice' via drones is an evil, pernicious, insidious, undemocratic outrage to the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, specifically the Fourth Amendment:
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."

--U.S. Constitution, Fourth Amendment

On its a face, the use of a drone means that the people are NOT ' in their persons, houses, papers and effects' should some asshole in government merely DEEM you to be a threat in any way whatsoever! If the use of domestic drones should result in but one civilian death, the people are then justified to OVERTHROW, by any means, the government in D.C.. and replace it!

Death by anything other than the judgement of a jury having heard a case brought upon probable cause is MURDER --pure and simple. The people must NOT stand for it!

A final observation: under U.S. leadership and prosecution, the Nuremberg Trial of NAZIS resulted in the hanging death of several Nazis. Some died for less egregious crimes than that of ORDERING an anonymous drone hit on citizens!


TRex said...

The time is almost upon us when the very public drone death by hellfire missile will morph into a more surgical delivery by quadro-rotor or one of the newer more stealthy models. You could drop thousands and blanket an area totally or just float one along the ceiling of a London tea room. Whose drones would they be?

In other words there will be no constitutional protection from these new assassins tools. The radioactive isotope in the tea, the poison pellet administered at a bus stop. By drone or faceless killer, what will be the difference?

Len Hart said...

Thanks for commenting! By the way, the U.S. Govt, I believe, has already killed Americans via a 'drone', that is the U.S. Global Hawk specifically. I am convinced that it was the Hawk which crashed into the Pentagon. And if GEORGE W. BUSH had not ordered the felony destruction of evidence relative to the Pentagon hit, the SOLE 'turbo-fan' recovered, I am confident, would have been easily traced to the U.S. GLOBAL HAWK.

Len Hart said...

It can be proven that it was the U.S. Global Hawk which crashed into the Pentagon. IF the Bush admin had been interested in the truth, it had only to let experts examine the ONLY turbo-fan to have survived the crash into the Pentagon. That the Bush admin decided instead to cover up the crash and destroy wreckage are the actions of a guilty SON OF A BITCH! btw --the turbo-fan to which I refer would most certainly have been traced to a U.S. Global Hawk ---NOT a 757. Had it been a 757 which crashed the Pent TWO turbo-fans would have been found. Both of them are about THREE TIMES the diameter of the fan in a U.S. Global Hawk.

Anonymous said...

If you think this is bad, wait a few more months, until XE or blackwater or whatever they call themselves this week get their own fleet of drones.