Monday, April 1, 2013 8:10:18 PM
April Fool's haha.
On a more serious note, I doubt armed drones will be used for strikes on home soil. It would turn the tide of opinion if there was collateral damage. It`s harder to reclassify US kids and people with facebook accounts as `insurgents` when they are executed for standing close to someone who might have been an enemy combatant, as the US does in Pakistan.
However, what drones will do, is enable the US govt to keep high resolution imaging and eavesdropping 24/365 on station directly above US cities. And at lower altitudes compared to satellites. Low altitudes are key, as they permit high bandwidth transmission.