Let me know if you can help. The KnowDrones.com Tour is coming to
And then we need your participation in some or all of the events we have planned, as listed below. There was an excellent forum at
Thursday, May 3 – 4 PM – Vigil outside Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger's office on Padonia Road in Timonium,
Then we will go to
Friday, May 4 - 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM - The tour will visit
5 – 6 PM - The drone tour will join the weekly silent peace vigil outside
Saturday, May 5 – Noon to 2 PM – drone replica(s) will be part of a demonstration in Towson, MD at the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Fairmount Avenue. Later in the day, the drone replica will be in
7 PM, Organizing Against Drones Forum with Nick Mottern of KnowDrones.com and Max Obuszewski of the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance. A surprise guest will be a person from
Tuesday, May 8 – 8 AM, Direct actionistas will gather at
'Sometimes You Have to Take Life to Save Lives'
by Jason Ditz, April 29, 2012
It’s no real secret that the Obama Administration’s ever escalating drone war has killed a massive lot of innocent people, but White House counterterrorism advisor John Brennan was surprisingly glib today when pressed on the matter in an interview with ABC’s “This Week.”
“Unfortunately, in war, there are casualties, including among the civilian population,” Brennan insisted, though he did not mention that the drone strikes have been carried out almost exclusively in nations with which the United States is not at war: Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia.
Brennan went on to defend the killings, saying “sometimes you have to take life to save lives.” He provided no examples of how the killing of nearly 2,000 people, virtually all of them unidentified, had “saved lives.”
Indeed the only thing that the drone strikes have conclusively done is ruin the