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Tom Toles

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  1. Wabbit

    Wabbit GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    That has crossed my mind too.

  2. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 3 years ago

    First come proliferation, then the drone arms race, then anti-drone drones, drone-to-drone combat, and finally:
    Drone Wars!


    “When will they ever learn? When will they eeeever learn?”

  3. magicwalnut

    magicwalnut GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Duck!

  4. d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C's Release

    d_legendary1 Demands Dr.C's Release said, over 3 years ago

    In other words money makes the drones go around.

  5. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, over 3 years ago

    Who knew that flying Terminators were coming so soon?

  6. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 3 years ago

    Yeah, I like the ideas of drones defending my country by their ability to protect the boots on the ground but I don’t like them flying over our country.

    Has China tried to Hack them, has anybody else? These are good questions to ask.

  7. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 3 years ago

    Remember, it’s okay when WE do it, because WE are the GOOD GUYS. And if you hate what we do, well, then that means you hate the GOOD GUYS, and that makes you a BAD GUY.

  8. danketaz

    danketaz GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Good excuse to plant some flowers though.

  9. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, over 3 years ago

    Adrian Snare: See Walt Kelly’s most famous quote: “We have met the enemy and he is us.”

  10. Mr. Ngn33r

    Mr. Ngn33r GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @jack75287

    When Federal (or State/Local) authorities propose using a drone to help find (or capture, or kill) one (regardless of citizenship) who has endangered or harmed YOU or your family – tell me…will you forbid that action ?

  11. Justice22

    Justice22 said, over 3 years ago

    A lot of the above statements could be applied to IEDs and suicide bombers.

  12. Rymlianin

    Rymlianin said, over 3 years ago

    Various federal agencies (DEA, Immigration ) are already using them . They just haven’t armed them… yet.

  13. Mr. Ngn33r

    Mr. Ngn33r GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Only significant difference I can think of is – no person/pilot aboard…armed or not. The drones can likely stay aloft ‘observing’ longer and less expensive, less observable than, or may even be Helos. It’s the use to which the technology is put…the ethics of the operator…that puts purpose to the essentially amoral machine. Like neuclear energy, which can level a city or light it…the vehicle – hi or low-tech – is at the beck of its controller…the one to be respected / feared.

  14. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, over 3 years ago

    ReasonsVentriloquist: Ever since a guy flying a camera-equipped model airplane discovered a slaughter house turning a creek bloody red in violation of the law, the corporate newspapers and TV have referred to radio-controlled sports models as drones. Research by the long extinct Mesquite Mad Modelers (for possible movie special effects, never built) showed that models could be made to carry small bombs creating realistic explosions (which is more than diesel-fueled movie explosions do). Songbird-sized recon drones have been used to compile dossiers on peaceful protesters for at least two years.

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