Category Archives: Drones

Sorry, those are the rules

Barack Obama may not have pulled the trigger that led 15 members of a wedding party in Yemen to lose their lives — to be murdered by an anonymous killer remotely piloting an American drone — but according to the … Continue reading

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My only VICE

On Monday, VICE published a piece of mine concerning the liberal media’s reliance on unpaid and barely paid labor (“interns”). As I explained later to a writer for Romenesko.com, no traditionally “left” outlet was willing to publish the piece — only VICE — … Continue reading

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Religous students found guilty of being Pakistani

When a man shot up a Sikh temple in Wisconsin last year, Barack Obama announced how “deeply saddened” he was that such an attack “took place at a house of worship.” His Republican challenger for the presidency, Mitt Romney, likewise … Continue reading

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Is Lockheed Martin funding ‘drone outrage’?

Outrage over the unilateral, arbitrary killing of people from Pakistan to Yemen with unmanned US military aircraft – drones – is growing beyond just the regions being bombed and the offices of CODEPINK. It’s even sneaking its way into the … Continue reading

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The enabling opposition

My latest column for Al Jazeera addresses progressive Democrats and their faux-opposition to murder by drone. Check it out, kid.

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Don’t try this at home, kids

Barack Obama speaking on the act of terrorism in Wisconsin: At this difficult time, the people of Oak Creek must know that the American people have them in our thoughts and prayers, and our hearts go out to the families … Continue reading

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Drones for Obama

It’s time for the left — professional, anti-war and otherwise — to put aside their purity and become President Obama’s domestic drones this election season, or at least that’s what I argue in The New Inquiry. Check it out.

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