Look Up, because they are looking down on you. U.S. Drones in America

The Defense Department made a shocking admission on Wednesday, though judging by the news cycle few in the media business riffed on it for very long.

As initially reported by USA Today, the Pentagon said it has deployed drones in skies above the United States to spy fornon-military missions, but attempted to justify the massive intrusion into privacy by claiming that such flights were rare andlawful.

According to a report issued by the Pentagon’s inspector general, which was made public under a Freedom of Information Act request, spy drones on non-military missions have been ordered less than 20 times between 2006 and 2015, ostensibly in compliance with existing law.

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