The 2004 Diddly Awards
They're here: "honoring the jaw-dropping achievements of the 108th Congress." I know awards like these have easy targets, and that the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth is often quite different from the the story that's cited, but they are amusing nonetheless.
The link above is to
the full a partial, but printable version of the article, which, unfortunately, also has bad links to images of the actual awards themselves. Therefore, I have taken the liberty of adding images below with links to the individual award stories.
Diddly Awards were also awarded for 2000 and 2002.
Justice (Civil Liberties, so-called Intellectual Property, Privacy & Secrecy); Politics & Government (International, National, State, Local); Humor (Irony & the Funny or Unusual); Science & Technology (Astronomy, Computers, the Internet, e-Voting, Crypto, Physics & Space); Communication (Books, Film, Media, Music & the English Language); Economics (Corporatism & Consumerism); and Items of Purely Personal Note (including Genealogy, Photography, Religion & Spirituality).