Apr 242011
2011-04-23 Attack of the drones: Obama approves the use of unmanned aircraft in Libya conflict

Note:  “The  (“Predator”) drones are made by closely held General Atomics of San Diego and armed with air-to-ground Hellfire missiles made by Lockheed Martin Corp.”   (info from http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-04-24/u-s-drone-hits-libyan-target-as-misrata-fighting-continues.html)  This posting is part of a short series that takes you from these drone attacks on Libya to the education programmes (Bachelor degrees)  that now exist […]

Apr 222011

My stomach quakes.  Read the last three paragraphs of this article.  It’s a description of what Lockheed Martin and Boeing are doing in Saskatoon.   As soon as the Election is over, this needs to be tackled.  It’s bloody scary.  And I don’t scare easily.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-w-whitehead/campaign-contributions-defense-spending_b_852708.html John W. Whitehead Attorney and author The Drone-ification of America […]

Apr 162011

http://www.truth-out.org/lobbying-report-drones-fly-through-congress-enter-us-skies/1302937200 Lobbying Report: Drones Fly Through Congress to Enter US Skies Saturday 16 April 2011 by: Nick Mottern, Truthout Within weeks and possibly days, President Obama is likely to sign into law a bill that will bring unmanned aerial vehicles – drones – into US general airspace, crisscrossing the country in company with passenger planes […]

Apr 132011

http://www.truth-out.org/lobbying-report-drones-fly-through-congress-enter-us-skies/1302937200?q=pakistan-moves-curb-more-aggressive-us-drone-strikes-spying/1302678000  Pakistan Moves to Curb More Aggressive US Drone Strikes, Spying Wednesday 13 April 2011 by: Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service Washington – The Pakistani military’s recent demands on the United States to curb drone strikes and reduce the number of U.S. spies operating in Pakistan, which have raised tensions between the two countries to […]

Jan 272011
2011-01-27  Unmanned Spyplane For Canadian Border Security (Drones)

NOTE:  “The War on Drugs” and “The War on Terror” are the standard propaganda used for lulling the population into acceptance.  http://www.security-technologynews.com/news/unmanned-spyplane-for-canadian-border-security.html Posted by Security Technology News’ US Correspondent on 27/01/2011 – 13:00:00 The unmanned spyplane being used to monitor Canadian border sercuriy is now flying along a bigger section of the border, reports the […]

Jan 262011

« on: January 26, 2011, 21:44:30 » Unmanned plane patrolling stretch of Canada-U.S. border A warning to Canadians smuggling batches of “B.C. bud” or other contraband into the United States: Beware the eyes in the sky. An unmanned plane the U.S. government has been using to patrol North Dakota’s northern border since 2009 is now […]

Nov 012010

(Corporations in educational institutions) No one mentions Lockheed Martin’s “products”:  unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), cluster munitions, land mines, weapons with DU, nuclear weapons, surveillance from the skies.   (DU = Depleted Uranium  and there is nothing “depleted”  about it at all, as explained in earlier emails.) “. . .   Lockheed Martin believes in contributing to education and […]

Oct 102010

This story is classic:  a handful of people, David vrs Goliath.  I didn’t know there is an effort to stop the American military use of the unmanned aerial vehicles (drones).  The UAV’s drop bombs on other countries by remote-control from the Creech Air Force Base in Nevada. It’s an issue for Canadians because of our […]

Jun 262010

UPDATE:  this initiative has been significantly expanded to include more Government money and other public institutions. 2010-11-01 Saskatchewan Aviation Learning Centre (Saskatoon Airport) Grand Opening. Lockheed Martin’s “products” not itemized (UAVs (Drones), cluster munitions, DU (Depleted Uranium) weapons, land mines). UPDATE (Lockheed Martin continues to increase its presence in Saskatchewan: 2014-12-11 U.S. Torture: ADDENDUM, Letter […]

Apr 112010

Follow-up to this article:  see  2010-06-26 and 2010-11-01. – – – – – – – – – – – – We will have to figure out a strategy around this. You will see in the article that Whitecap Development Corp (First Nations)  “is trying to obtaining licensing rights” for “an unmanned vehicle for military .. […]