Originally published at The Daily Caller on May 21, 2012.
Originally published at The Daily Caller on May 18, 2012.
What was once thought to take place only on battlefields and terrorist enclaves in lands far, far away, now will be coming to skies above American towns, cities and farms. Compliments of Congress and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), unmanned drone aircraft soon will be competing with airlines and private planes for air space over America.
Despite two-dozen states rejecting or refusing to implement the unfunded mandates required in the REAL ID Act, Congress has once again made the national ID a priority.
REAL ID, which was passed by Congress in 2005 as a rider to an emergency appropriations bill for Iraq, would require uniform standards for state-issued drivers licenses and identification cards, expanding bureaucracy and causing a substantial fiscal burden as states implement its provisions -- estimated at $23 billion.
The response to our lawsuit against the Transportation Security Administration, which asks the court to force the agency to comply with FOIA requests, has been very positive. And on Friday, Joe Seehusen, president of Liberty Guard, talked with DC-based WUSA about the goals of the lawsuit, noting that passengers have a right to know what they are hiding:
Yesterday, former Congressman Bob Barr appeared on The Alex Jones Show to discuss the lawsuit filed by Liberty Guard yesterday in federal court. The lawsuit would force the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to comply with Freedom of Information Act requests filed by Liberty Guard pertaining to the "opt-out" movement.
You can listen to the interview below: