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October 19, 2012

Do you want spy drones in your skies?

Quote of the Day: “Privacy is not something that I'm merely entitled to, it's an absolute prerequisite.” – Marlon Brando

In eight years there could be 30,000 spy drones in American skies.

Homeland Security claims this will make you safer.

I don’t buy it. That’s why I wrote Congress using’s “I Am Not Afraid” campaign. Please join me.

The hardwired message says…

I am not afraid of terrorism. I want you to stop being afraid on my behalf. End your politically profitable war on terror.

I added these additional comments, which you may borrow from or copy…

The terror threat is exaggerated. Virtually all the foiled “terror plots” are FBI stings.

I don’t need you to spy on me from the sky. Your drone cameras have a see-through imaging capacity to watch my every move, even indoors. I don’t want that!

Can I trust the Federal State to use these drones responsibly? Why should I?

Since 9/11 both parties have waged total war on my privacy…

* You gave the FBI power to look at my personal records without a warrant.

* You legalized wiretapping without a warrant.

* You fund the NSA’s recording of my online activities. (

I conclude…

Drones will be the eyes and ears of Big Brother.

When my neighbors and I are being watched, especially by the State, our behavior changes – even if we're doing nothing wrong. We don’t want to do anything deemed 'suspicious' or open to misinterpretation.

That’s why 'being watched' violates my liberty. That’s why I demand you prohibit federal use of drones unless…

* They comply with the Fourth Amendment’s search warrant requirements.

* Any personal data not relevant to a criminal investigation is destroyed.

Without these minimal safeguards, your drones do not have my consent!


You can send your letter using’s Educate the Powerful System.

Jim Babka
President, Inc.

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