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Tag Archives: Drones

The world’s smallest drone, the “robo-bee.” (Video)

The idea is that perhaps this little robot could fly from flower to flower pollinating plants in the same way that real bees do. We need the insects to grow food. With declining bee populations around the world this is a legitimate concern.

Also of legitimate concern is a drone the size of a penny which could perch itself on one’s windowsill. But I guess that’s why God invented fly swatters.

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Rand Stands, CPAC literally stands with him.

Rand Paul is a lot more palatable to the GOP than his father but that is not only a reflection of his slightly less strident stands in the foreign policy area. It also reflects the fact that classical liberals, libertarians, are gaining strength within the party. At CPAC the annual gathering of conservatives in Washington DC, Rand spoke for 10 minutes and the house stood with him. A lot has changed since the George Bush years. Heck a lot has changed since last year.

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CNN calls Rand Paul “The new leader of the GOP.” (Boehner must be enjoying this.)

Rand Paul is part of a Republican New Wave which has been building and since his now famous filibuster has crashed onto the Hill sweeping much of the old guard aside. McCain looks suddenly toothless. Same for Senator Graham. Senator McConnell just endorsed (with Senator Paul) the industrial production of hemp in Kentucky. Things have changed dramatically in the party over the past 2 months and especially in the past 2 days.

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