Tag Archives: drones

Tsarnaev Brothers Had No Gun Permits (Open Thread)

© Miri WTPOTUS April 22, 2013

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Last week, the Senate voted down expanded background checks, which would have covered all “advertised” private gun sales.  After the Boston Massacre of 4/15/2013, gun control advocates began predictably to call once again for more gun control legislation, and added control of the purchase of black powder, which allows a person to make or reload ammunition.  As many news reports have pointed out:   the Muslim Tsarnaev brothers had no permits to carry weapons, and yet they did, nonetheless.  Continue reading

Curtilage? (Open Thread)

© Miri WTPOTUS March 27, 2013

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So this morning I read about a recent decision by the Supreme Court of the United States: [emphasis added]

The Supreme Court ruled … that police cannot bring drug-sniffing police dogs onto a suspect’s property to look for evidence without first getting a warrant for a search, a decision which may limit how investigators use dogs’ sensitive noses to search out drugs, explosives and other items hidden from human sight, sound and smell.

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MOSCA: The Obama Drone (Open Thread)

© Miri WTPOTUS February 28, 2013   Spoof alert.

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Thanks to an anonymous tip, WTPOTUS has breaking news about the MOSCA (Morphable Obama Stealth Cybernetic Agent)–the very first miniature drone developed by the Barack Obama administration. This fly-like drone actually flies and, exactly like a regular housefly, “drones” (on and on and on, like the president).

Unlike some other drone technology (e.g., Darpa’s Hybrid Insect Micro Electromechanical Systems), which inserts mechanics inside of a real insect, the MOSCA was designed to be a totally self-replicating cybernetic organism (or cyborg). Thanks to nano- and bio-technology, a MOSCA can thrive on crap (again, like the president), gathering all the raw material it needs to replicate from sewage. Groundbreaking technology allows the drone to lay “eggs” that develop into cyborg-maggots and then into full-sized MOSCAs, whenever necessary.  Continue reading

News of the Day and Open Thread

© Miri WTPOTUS December 4, 2012

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Some news of the day, for your reading enjoyment: Continue reading