Satire: Interview with Obama’s Nobel Prize Statue

By: Monday August 25, 2014 1:17 pm

The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Obama for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award on October 9, 2009, citing Obama’s promotion of nuclear nonproliferation and a “new climate” in international relations fostered by Obama, especially in reaching out to the Muslim world.

In an exclusive interview, for the first time ever the actual Peace Prize, a large, coin-like object, speaks out.


Whither Iraq? What’s Happening Had to Happen

By: Friday June 13, 2014 9:14 am

The events unfolding now in Iraq are inevitable. They are the latest iteration of all the good we failed to do from day one of America’s ill-fated invasion in 2003.

50 Organizations Seek Ban on Armed Drones

By: Sunday November 10, 2013 12:45 pm

Fifty organizations and over 75,000 individuals are asking.

At the United Nations this month, Brazil, China, Venezuela and other nations denounced U.S. drone wars as illegal.

In the countries where the drones strike, popular and elite opinion condemns the entire program as criminal. This is the view of Pakistan’s courts, Yemen’s National Dialogue, Yemen’s Human Rights Ministry and large numbers of well-known figures in Yemen. Popular movements in both Pakistan and Yemen continue to protest against the killing.

Apple Helps DoD Keep iPhone Customers Ignorant About Drone Strike Deaths

By: Thursday August 30, 2012 10:58 am

Everyone with an iPhone knows there are apps out there that are ugly, poorly designed and just plain don’t work. But according to FDL alum Spencer Ackerman, Apple is applying a new standard of excellence to an app that tells you when people are killed by drones.

Late Night: It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane — No, It’s a Drone!

By: Thursday July 22, 2010 8:00 pm

Can you really be certain that the bird you saw flying over your home wasn’t a drone watching you?

Morning Swim: May 11th, 2010

By: Tuesday May 11, 2010 5:00 am

A brief look at what’s happening in the news on Tuesday, May 11th, 2010.

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