An article published on the Huffington Post delivered the troubling news that the use domestic use of unmanned aerial drones have been authorized by Congress and President Obama. According to the article, dozens of agencies, including many local law enforcement agencies have been given the green light to deploy all manner of drones. Most will have the surveillance capabilities.
Take a moment to read the article. It’s disturbing how easily our liberties are eroded. The quote from James Madison is dead-on:
“The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.”