Malala Yousafzai confronts President Obama on drone strikes

Last week, Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out in favor of women's education in Pakistan, met with President Obama at the White House. At the meeting she offered some sharp criticism of The United [...]

"Congress, Drones, and The Imperial Presidency"

Ron Paul's latest Texas Straight Talk: Last week the US Senate took a break from debating the phony cuts known as “sequestration,” for Senator Rand Paul to hold a 13-hour filibuster to force the Obama administration to state whether it [...]

John Tate Blasts Attorney General Eric Holder

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement in response to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder asserting that President Obama has the legal authority to conduct drone strikes on American [...]

Iowa's No Fly Drone Zone bill

Senator Kent Sorenson (R-Milo) introduced Senate File 276 (SF 276) at the Statehouse last Wednesday. The bill would place a moratorium on the use of drones by all state agencies in Iowa and strictly prohibit weaponized drone [...]

The Next Generation of Surveillance

By: David Heacock This past week on PBS’ NOVA, the public was given an insight into what’s being called “The Next Generation of Surveillance.”  ARGUS-IS, or Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System, is an [...]

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prepares to Lead US to War

President Obama is preparing to take military action in Syria. CBS News reports: Hagel declined Friday to discuss specific force movements while saying that Obama had asked the Pentagon to prepare military options for Syria. U.S. defense [...]

John Tate Praises Rand Paul Filibuster

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty President John Tate praised Senator Rand Paul’s active filibuster on the Senate floor over John Brennan’s nomination to be Director of the CIA and the constitutionality of drone [...]


Attorney General Eric Holder finally replied to Senator Paul's request on whether the administration believed the President could authorize a lethal drone strike on American soil. It's hard to believe this was his actual response, but then [...]

Drone, baby, drone... If you want more terrorists

By John Watts South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham recently told a home state audience that the United States has killed over 4,700 people using drone strikes since their introduction into use. Senator Graham’s remarks drew a wide array [...]

Legal and Moral Dilemmas of Drone Strikes in a Free Society

America is now using over 7,500 drones to strike targets in Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Pakistan and Afghanistan.  Drone strikes in Pakistan alone have killed up to 3,341 people so far, despite a lack of Congressional approval.  But besides being [...]