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United Nations: Give Us Drones!

HoovervilleFollies Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 5:44 PM
Let me guess -- you're an expert on the Founding Fathers because you read something by pseudo-historian David Barton. Why do I suspect that? Because of your comment the other day about Jefferson being a devout Christian. Would that be the same Jefferson who carefully went through the New Testament removing all references to miracles because, although he appreciated Jesus, he didn't want to put up with superstitious hokum?

Well this is fun: the U.N. looks like it's attempting its own military build up, now expressing interest in procuring drones from member countries. Ostensibly for purposes of monitoring the situation in the DRC, the drones would nevertheless represent a new frontier in terms of the international body's available powers. The Weekly Standard reports:

"The United Nations wants to use drones for the first time to monitor fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where Rwanda has been accused of aiding rebels," says the report, quoting U.N. officials.

The international body "is considering a range...