ATTACK OF THE DRONES IN KANSAS!!!
Kansas will soon see a spike in surveillance tech and lawmakers are hoping to speed things along.
Kansas State University is part of a team of three universities and multiple businesses vying to be picked by the Federal Aviation Administration as one of six test site for drones.
Of course, spying is always good for business:
Drone industry predicts explosive economic boost
The money quote . . .
"Private-sector drones — also called unmanned aerial systems or UAVs — will create more than 70,000 jobs within three years and will pump more than $82 billion into the U.S. economy by 2025, according to a major new study commissioned by the industry’s leading trade group."
And so . . .
Like it or not, the same tech used to kill the terrorists will now be hovering over American skies and even more people wearing tin foil hats might be getting a bit of credence when they remind us that this fact of life might have been the goal in the first place.