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Old May 25, 2012, 05:03 PM
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HUFFPO'D Again

I got HUFFPO'D twice in one week!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/0...n_1546263.html
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Old May 26, 2012, 12:29 AM
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AUVSI more than doubled its lobbying budget in 2011, spending $280,000 to work on the FAA bill that authorizes the expanded use of drones outside the military. As a PowerPoint presentation recently obtained by Republic Report shows, the industry group all but wrote the legislation. "Our suggestions were often taken word-for-word," it says.
Seriously?!?!?
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Old May 26, 2012, 05:37 AM
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Yep I saw that PP, the AUVSI are claiming they solved everything!

I was amazed at the lobbying budget even universities are putting forward. Its makes the AMA look like the village hall committee.
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Old May 26, 2012, 11:20 AM
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I will say that "word for word" was not complementary to the commercial community. I had expressed my issues with the language, even contributing my own. I was told that my language didn't take into consideration all of the membership.
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Old May 26, 2012, 06:13 PM
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Maybe that's why I'm not a member!
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Old May 26, 2012, 10:39 PM
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You're not the only person that feels that way.
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