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Outrageous claim: Drones will boost America's ravaged economy

(NaturalNews) Amid dubious government claims that the jobless rate is falling, some are actually suggesting that one way out of our dismal economy is to build more devices to keep an eye on us, namely drones.

One recent headline actually read, "UAV's Could Boost U.S. Economy," then went on to point out that the U.S. is expected to capture 62 percent of the drone market in the coming years - which would generate an estimated $86 billion in annual revenue.

Now, don't get us wrong here, that's a lot of money. But in an economy that totals about $15.5 trillion a year, that's a drop in the bucket, seriously.

Is that what our privacy is worth, now - $86 billion?

It's the economy, stupid - not your Bill of Rights

It is a question that is clearly not on the mind of Gary Brecka, Executive Director of United Drones in Naples, Fla. He is eagerly awaiting the issuance of congressionally approved guidelines by the Federal Aviation Administration that will permit widespread use of drones in U.S. skies by federal and local authorities, among others.

"Drones are mystical to a lot of people, but I think in the next few years, it will be common place. So everybody will be talking about a drone like they're talking about a computer today," a near-giddy Brecka told WINK, Naples' local CBS affiliate.


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like building Concentration Camps to boost economy

Hmmm, but what if we call them FEMA emergency centers instead.


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I think I will get me a drone and arm it with a little miniature sidewinder missile so that I can have dogfights with gvt. drones and shoot them down. What fun!

I guess the economy will boom even more....

when Americans buy more ammunition after shooting the drones down.



I saw this on the Chron.

The commenters are clueless, "Derr building war machines made for spying is good for the economy... I bet Obama would try to shut them down because we're texas"

Not to mention they're going to test run them "IN TEXAS".


I may be moving to the granite state if this keeps up

Southern Agrarian

Well it's no secret

that making weapons, etc. is big business.

So we should now celebrate the Military Industrial Complex as a good thing? Hegelian dialectic at its best.

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Thanks for a bump

I remember back in 2007 one guy on Youtube told me he can't vote for Ron Paul because he would lose his job in...bomb making factory.

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