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Mon Feb 25, 2013, 05:38 PM Feb 2013

Are you pro-drones or anti-drones? [View all]

As an offensive weapon striking 'targets' outside the U.S.

Not as a spying device, here or abroad. Consider that a different subject.

My wife and I were having a discussion about this last weekend.

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I'm against a lack of accountability and due process Silent3 Feb 2013 #1
Overthinking it. Be Colbert. Vote with your gut. nt onehandle Feb 2013 #3
You may be UNDERthinking it. randome Feb 2013 #16
Richard Clarke "Drones are the most humane form of warfare" graham4anything Feb 2013 #2
if warfare GRENADE Feb 2013 #4
Gorby tore down the walls and borders. Terrorists exist. graham4anything Feb 2013 #6
well by that logic GRENADE Feb 2013 #8
Have a nice day. graham4anything Feb 2013 #9
Ahh our resident authoritarian. I was wondering when you'd weigh in. white_wolf Feb 2013 #12
Eh, I agree with Sun Tzu Fumesucker Feb 2013 #17
Love 'em frazzled Feb 2013 #5
I am anti-killing of civilians whether it is done by drone, rifle, hand grenade, jet or helicopter. pampango Feb 2013 #7
Good for you. joshcryer Feb 2013 #23
The military is waaay ahead of you. GreenStormCloud Feb 2013 #28
I love musical instruments that produce drones, but am ambivalent about drones as weapons Tom Ripley Feb 2013 #10
It is only a matter of time until terrorists get drones. GreenStormCloud Feb 2013 #11
Undoubtedly true. AnotherMcIntosh Feb 2013 #14
Funny You Should Say That... WillyT Feb 2013 #18
They'd never be able to build 30k drones a year. joshcryer Feb 2013 #22
You are thinking of drones the size of an airplane. GreenStormCloud Feb 2013 #25
And they're too small to carry weapons. (nt) jeff47 Feb 2013 #27
They CAN carry weapons. GreenStormCloud Feb 2013 #29
Those don't exist yet. joshcryer Feb 2013 #37
Drones the size of soccer balls exist. N/T GreenStormCloud Feb 2013 #42
And the US not using them will delay that? Recursion Feb 2013 #32
No, U.S. abstinence won't delay that. GreenStormCloud Feb 2013 #36
They are only a means whatchamacallit Feb 2013 #13
what would Ma and Pa think? warrprayer Feb 2013 #15
Actually, that was father and daughter. N/T GreenStormCloud Feb 2013 #26
Just from my own little world... Player_One Feb 2013 #19
Neither. LWolf Feb 2013 #20
Complicated. moondust Feb 2013 #21
That is my thought on this exactly. Waltons_Mtn Feb 2013 #31
I'm against killing people. Tierra_y_Libertad Feb 2013 #24
Outside the US... Oldenuff Feb 2013 #30
Let's say you're a military officer Jeff In Milwaukee Feb 2013 #33
Too late. 99Forever Feb 2013 #34
I don't understand ... Myrina Feb 2013 #35
Pro-choice on drones, pro-choice on shotguns slackmaster Feb 2013 #38
I'm not inherently against drones FreeJoe Feb 2013 #39
I don't discriminate, against all of it quaker bill Feb 2013 #40
Opposed. valiberal26 Feb 2013 #41
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