FeesThe FAA has no enforcement arm, no soldiers. Imagine a police department with no police. So how do you solve that? FEES
Although $5.00 may not seem like much, have you read the statistics on the number of drones that have been sold in just the past year? We are talking millions, now multiply that by five.
It's about politics, money and power.
Take the NSA as an example, they claim that they are understaffed, yet they can spy on republicans, non-profits that support republicans, anyone who disagrees with our knucklehead for a president, our allies personal phone calls, and whatever else those in charge want. Bottom line, if they were understaffed that would not be happening.
Only Wikileaks knows for sure.
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