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Why America Started Using Drones

"Frankly, killing people polls better, and it polls strongly across the aisle."

Business Insider analyzes the shift from Guantanamo and Black Torture Sites to Drone strikes.

http://www.businessinsider.com/why-america-started-using-dro...

In another excerpt, from "The Way of the Knife", NY Times author Mark Mazzetti writes of the U.S. trading drone strikes for use of Pakistani airspace. Kind of like a contract killing.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/07/world/asia/origins-of-cias...

This must be what Cheney meant by playing the Dark Side.

All in all, a good subject for a filibuster.