Difference Makers - Philip Steel

  • Aired:  11/13/13
  •  | Views: 32,590

Courageous patriot Philip Steel submits a drone-hunting ordinance in Deer Trail, Colorado. (7:27)

BUT FOLKS, AS UNIVERSALLYEFFECTIVE AS OUR DRONE

PROGRAM IS, THERE IS ONEPLACE ON EARTH THEY SHOULD

NEVER BE USED, JIM?

>> DRONES, AMERICA'S NUMBERONE WEAPON AGAINST AL QAEDA

MUCH BUT WHAT HAPPENED WHENBIG BROTHER BRINGS THEM

HOME.

>> A NEW GENERATION OFSURVEILLANCE DRONE KOS SOON

BE WATCHING US ALL FROMOVERHEAD.

>> THAT COULD BE AS MANY AS30,000 OF THESE KIND OF

DRONES.

THEY WILL, IN EFFECT, BRINGEVERY SINGLE BACKYARD IN

AMERICA INTO THE AUTHORITIESVIEW.

>> BACKYARDS LIKE YOURS.

BUT IN QUIET DEER TRAIL,COLORADO, ONE COURAGEOUS

PATRIOT NAMED PHIL STEEL ISFIGHTING BACK.

>> WHAT I'M PROTESTING ARETHE PRINCIPLESES OF FREEDOM

ON WHICH THIS NATION ISFOUNDED.

WHO I AM PROTECTING IS EVERYAMERICAN CITIZEN.

>> AND HOW WILL HE PROTECTUS THESE FLYING DEATHS.

>> PHILIP STEEL IS ADIFFERENCE MAKER.

>> DEER TRAIL IS KNOWN FORMANY THINGS.

>> DEER TRAIL, COLORADO, ISKNOWN FOR ITS HOME OF THE

FIRST RODEO.

>> IT HAD A RODEO, THE FIRSTRODEO.

>> THIS TOWN IS KNOWN AS THEWORLD'S FIRST RODEO.

>> OKAY, JUST ONE THING.

BUT NOW IT'S KNOWN FOR PHILSTEEL, A MAN FAMOUS FOR

SHOOTING FOR THE STARS.

>> A LOT OF PEOPLE JUSTTHINK HE'S --

>> I'M SORRY, A WHAT.

>> IF EVERYTHING IS GOINGGOOD SOMEBODY THROWS A TURD

IN THE POT TO GET PEOPLETALKING ABOUT IT.

>> AND DEER TRAIL'S LATESTTALK OF THE TURD IS AN

ORDINANCE THAT PHILSUBMITTED TO THE TOWN

COUNCIL.

>> I WROTE AN ORDINANCE TOPROTECT AND DEFEND THE

SOVEREIGN AIRSPACE OF THETOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

FROM DRONES.

>> HERE'S HOW IT WORKS.

>> WE'RE GOING TO ISSUEDRONE HUNTING LICENSES AND

SHOOT DOWN DRONES.

WE'RE GOING TO-- THE TOWN ISGOING TO PAY BOUNTY JUST

LIKE SOME COMMUNITIES INWYOMING WILL PAY BOUNTIES

FOR COYOTES, WE WILL PAYBOUNTIES FOR DRONE PARTS.

>> A BOLD PLAN SUPPORTED BYTHIS MAN, MAYOR FRANK FIELDS.

MAYOR FIELDS KNOWS THAT THISORDINANCE IS ABOUT

PRESERVING LIBERTY.

>> HIS ORDINANCE IS ABOUTMAKING SOME MONEY FOR THE

TOWN.

>> NO, IT'S NOT THE MONIESTHAT'S FOR ME IT'S ABOUT THE

MESSAGE.

>> A MESSAGE FOR THISADMINISTRATION.

>> MY MESSAGE TO OBAMA IS GOBACK TO KENYA.

>> OKAY.

LOUD AND CLEAR.

ANYTHING ELSE?

OKAY.

THAT IS MY UNDERSTANDING BUTANYTHING SPECIFICALLY ABOUT

THE DRONES.

>> NO, NO.

>> ALL RIGHTY.

BUT SOME PEOPLE DIDN'T GETTHE MESSAGE.

THIS IS-- MISSY A FORMERUNITED STATES FIGHTER PILOT

TURNED MIT PROFESSOR OFAERONAUGHT YOU CAN AND

DRONE.

>> I DON'T ADVOCATE SHOOTINGDOWN DRONES BECAUSE THE GOOD

OF DRONES OUTWEIGHS ANY BAD.

>> GIVE ME ONE EXAMPLE.

>> DELIVERING MEDICATION ANDCRITICAL SUPPLIES PEOPLE IN

SMALL TOWNS, BRIDGEINSPECTIONS, INFRASTRUCTURE

INSPECTIONS, CROP HEALTHMONITORING, CROP DUSTING,

THESE ARE APPLICATIONS THATARE VERY DIFFICULT FOR

HUMANS TO DO.

>> OKAY.

BUT TELL HER WHAT THEY'REREALLY GOING TO DO WITH THE

DRONES, PHIL.

>> DRONES COULD BE USED TOENFORCE ANY LAW.

>> ANY LAW.

>> YES, INCLUDING OBAMACARE.

>> I CAN'T THINK OF ANYPOSSIBLE WAY THAT WE COULD

TIE IN DRONES TO OBAMACARE.

>> TELL HER, PHIL.

>> MANY REASONS TO CONDUCTSURVEILLANCE.

LET'S TAKE SMOKERS.

HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE SMOKEBREAKS, OKAY, FLY A DRONE,

OH, DO YOU CHECK NONSMOKERON YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE

FORM?

OH, I'M SORRY, WE'RE GOINGHAVE TO PENALIZE YOU NOW.

>> LIKE TO SMOKE, WELLHERE'S YOUR FIRE.

BUT EVEN WITH THE THREAT OFDRONES CLEAR, RESIDENTS ARE

DIVIDED ON DRONE HUNTING.

>> PART OF IT IS YES AND THEOTHER PART NO.

>> I DOUBT I WOULD GO DRONEHUNTING.

>> I THINK IT'S STUPID.

ABOUT AS STUPID AS YOU WOULDGET, I DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE

TO SAY.

>> FOR HIS DREAM TO BECOME AREALITY PHIL STEEL WOULD

HAVE TO SELL IT TO THE TOWNCOUNCIL.

IT'S ON THE DAY OF THE VOTE.

HE KNEW HE WOULD HAVE TOMAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION AS

SEEN HERE IN THIS ACTUALTOWN COUNCIL FOOTAGE.

>> THE MAYOR LOOKED UP ANDHE SAID I BELIEVE WE HAVE

SOME UNFINISHED BUSINESSHERE.

AND THEN THE THEME SONG FROMTHE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE

UGLY BEGAN PLAYING.

>> CAME RIDING IN WEARING ACOWBOY HAT, OIL CLOTH DUSTER

CARRYING A ENOUGH GUN, IBEGAN MY PRESENTATION.

>> THEY HAD NO IDEA THEYWERE DUMBFOUNDED.

>> DUMB FOUNDED WITH PRIDE.

THE TOWN COUNCIL VOTED ANDIT WAS A LANDSLIDE TIE.

>> SINCE IT WAS A TIE VOTEIT HAS TO GO TO THE VOTE OF

THE PEOPLE.

>> SO NOW IT'S UP TO THEWILL OF THE PEOPLE AND THE

PHIL OF THE PEOPLE WILL NOTBACK DOWN.

>> THIS WILL NOT GO AWAY.

SOME PEOPLE JUST MEETINGBELIEVE THAT THEY COULD JUST

END THIS BY NOT SUPPORTINGIT AND VOTING AGAINST IT BUT

THEY DIDN'T END IT.

>> NOPE, IT AIN'T OVERBECAUSE PHIL STEEL HAS

SOMETHING NOT EVERYONE HAS.

>> I THINK HE HAS A PROBLEM.

>> NOPE, HE HAS A PRINTER.

>> NEW TONIGHT A DRONEHUNTING LICENCE, OVER 25

BUCKS.

>> TAKE A LOOK, THIS IS THECERTIFICATE THAT IS CALLED A

LICENCE TO HUNT AND KILLDRONES.

>> THIS IS CREATED BY A MANNAMED PHIL STEEL.

>> THE COUNCIL MAY NOT HAVEAPPROVED DRONE HUNTING

LICENSES BUT PHIL STEEL CANSTILL SELL THEM.

>> THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY ISALL ABOUT.

>> AND HE HAS ALREADY SOLDOVER $100 AT $25 A PIECE.

>> THEY COULD BE SOLDANYWHERE AND THEY ARE

SUITABLE FOR FRAMING.

>> SO WHILE RESIDENTS MAYNOT AGREE ON DRONE HUNTING,

THEY CAN AGREE THAT PHILSTEEL IS MAKING A

DIFFERENCE.

>> I THINK PHIL'S DEFINITELYMAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THIS

TOWN.

I DON'T KNOW IF IT'S GOOD ORBAD.

>> I GUESS HE IS MAKING ADIFFERENCE BUT I DON'T KNOW

THAT IT HAS BEEN ALL GOOD.

>> HE'S MAKING A DIFFERENCE.

I DON'T KNOW IF IT'S GOOD ORBAD ON HIS PART.

BUT HE WOKE A LOT OF PEOPLEUP.

>> I WOKE MYSELF UP.

I WROTE THIS ORDINANCEBELIEVING THAT THERE'S

REALLY NOTHING THAT ANINDIVIDUAL CAN DO TO CHANGE

SO MUCH MORE POER WITHFUL.

AND WHAT A LESSON I HAVELEARNED.

I HAVE LEARNED THAT THEINDIVIDUAL CAN MAKE A

DIFFERENCE.

>> IN MY OPINION HE'SDIFFERENT BUT-- HE'S STILL

HUMAN BUT HE'S DIFFERENT.

>> DIFFERENCE MADE.

>> GOOD LUCK, PHIL, W

Loading...