Nothing Is Beyond Our Reach: NRO Launches World-Devouring Surveillance Octopus Into Space

Abby Zimet

In Your Face Dept: The newest spy satellite sent into orbit this week by the National Reconnaissance Office, $10.3 billion a year second cousin to the NRA, features a giant, angry, earth-sucking octopus with the mild-mannered slogan, "Nothing Is Beyond Our Reach." Feel safer yet?

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