drones on Townhall

Paul Jacob - Sun Mar 10

The masters of the drone strike got struck last week - by an unwanted question. ... more

Diana West - Fri Mar 8

Republican Rand Paul took to the floor of the U.S. Senate this week to filibuster John Brennan's nomination to become head of the CIA. "I will speak as long as it takes," the junior senator from Kentucky said, "until the alarm is sounded from coast to coast that our Constitution is important, that your rights to trial by jury are precious, that no American should be killed by a drone on American soil without first being charged with a crime, without first being found to be guilty by a court." ... more

Mark Davis - Fri Mar 8

In conversations with those opposed to the notion of drone attacks against U.S. citizens, on or away from American soil, I ask a question as a consistency test: Is your opposition based on a blanket principle that no President should have such power, or is it a spurred by a mistrust of the current administration? ... more

Rich Galen - Fri Mar 8

It didn't snow in DC on Wednesday so I spent the entire afternoon watching Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) filibustering the nomination of John Brennan to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. ... more

Michelle Malkin - Fri Mar 8

While many Americans worry about government drones in the sky spying on our private lives, Washington meddlers are already on the ground and in our schools gathering intimate data on children and families. ... more

Oliver North - Fri Mar 8

In my New York Times best-seller "Heroes Proved," the president of the United States orders the execution of an American citizen in the United States by using precision munitions fired from a remotely piloted aircraft, or RPA -- incorrectly referred to by our media as a drone. ... more

Heather Ginsberg - Sat Feb 23

Katie Kieffer - Mon Feb 18

You are a reality star. You might think no one sees you in your fenced-in backyard grilling hamburgers in your boxer shorts. But government drones equipped with HD cameras are filming a new reality show starring you: “Drone Dynasty.” ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Feb 13

When President Obama approves a drone strike against someone he identifies as a terrorist, John Brennan explained at his confirmation hearing last week, the missile fired from that unmanned aircraft is delivering prevention, not punishment. ... more

Susan Stamper Brown - Tue Feb 12

The Obama administration seems to have gone Jack Bauer on us, which would be okay if we were just talking about non-American enemy combatants on some far-flung battlefield. ... more

Daniel Doherty - Tue Feb 12

Rachel Alexander - Mon Feb 11

Who would have guessed that one of the most warmongering presidents would be a liberal Democrat who was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize? ... more

Pat Buchanan - Fri Feb 8

"When the president does it, that means that it is not illegal." </P><P>So said Richard Nixon in his interviews with David Frost. ... more

Steve Chapman - Thu Jan 24

Midway through his inaugural address, Barack Obama proclaimed, "A decade of war is now ending." A cynical listener might respond: "And a new decade of war is about to begin." ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Jan 9

WASHINGTON - President Obama's is putting together a new national security team at the Pentagon and the CIA that is said to be designed for an era of downsizing. ... more