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- Rob Joyce
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The "savings" figures thrown around in Washington aren't real - but the pain these cuts will cause is very, very real.
Every year, thousands of American workers die on the job, and millions are injured due to lax worker safety laws and weak enforcement of those that do exist.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says it is the "leading edge" of drone deployment in the United States. Since 2005, DHS has been purchasing Predator drones - officially called unmanned aerial systems (UAS) - to "secure the border," yet these unarmed Predator drones are also steadily creeping into local law enforcement, international drug-interdiction and national security missions - including across the border into the heart of Mexico.