“1984” is officially here: The U.S. military is now deleting historical data
From Liberty Blitzkrieg:
If you recall, Winston Smith’s job in George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 was to go into historical records and literally change history. He would alter photographs and text in the archives so that history would always portray “The Party” in a positive light and as omniscient.
Well folks, this behavior has arrived in America and we better nip it in the bud fast before one of these drones is flying right over our heads. From the Air Force Times:
As scrutiny and debate over the use of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) by the American military increased last month, the Air Force reversed a policy of sharing the number of airstrikes launched from RPAs in Afghanistan and quietly scrubbed those statistics from previous releases kept on their website.
Last October, Air Force Central Command started…