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Al Gore Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
http://www.breitbart.com/news/2007/02/01/D8N0SUK80.html ^

Posted on 02/01/2007 10:20:03 AM PST by Grendel9

OSLO, Norway (AP) -- Former Vice President Al Gore was nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his wide-reaching efforts to draw the world's attention to the dangers of global warming, a Norwegian lawmaker said Thursday. "A prerequisite for winning the Nobel Peace Prize is making a difference, and Al Gore has made a difference," Conservative Member of Parliament Boerge Brende, a former minister of environment and then of trade, told The Associated Press.


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Those Norwegians sure have a wry sense of humor! (GAG!) Think they'll honor him for dreaming up his braggadocio on inventing the Internet? "Love Story" as HIS and Tipper's life story? The grand plan for solving the world's worries with the Kyoto Kabal? They have to be daff over there!
1 posted on 02/01/2007 10:20:04 AM PST by Grendel9
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To: Grendel9

Isn't this the same group that gave an award to Jimmuh Carter? That pretty well puts their credibility at zero.


2 posted on 02/01/2007 10:21:21 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Every time a jihadist dies, an angel gets its wings.)
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To: reagan_fanatic

[Isn't this the same group that gave an award to Jimmuh Carter? That pretty well puts their credibility at zero.]

Now THAT, my friend, in an inconvient truth!


3 posted on 02/01/2007 10:22:28 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (No to nitwit jesters with a predisposition of self importance and unqualified political opinions!)
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To: Grendel9

It can go right into the trash along with Yassar Arafat's Nobel for Terrorism, excuse me, "Peace".

What a pathetic left wing joke the Nobel has become.

The left is very clever to take over the Foundations.


4 posted on 02/01/2007 10:23:32 AM PST by garyhope
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To: reagan_fanatic
I give Gore about 90% chance of winning. It's all about agenda. They need to rename the award, the non-Noble Global Socialization Award.
5 posted on 02/01/2007 10:24:32 AM PST by Always Right
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To: Grendel9

So was ex-Illinois Governor/Crook George Ryan, who is currently convicted and waiting outcome of his appeal before heading off to the hoosegow.


6 posted on 02/01/2007 10:24:37 AM PST by bigbob (2)
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To: Grendel9

Nominations are kept secret for 50 years.


7 posted on 02/01/2007 10:24:51 AM PST by ndt
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To: Grendel9

Excuse me, but what in th' heck does global warming have to do with world peace? To the contrary, if every country really bought in to AlGore's 'the sky is falling' claptrap, there'd be wars over CO2 emissions. As usual, the Nobel prize is will be used as a political comment which will, as usual, mean absolutely nothing.


8 posted on 02/01/2007 10:24:57 AM PST by Spok
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To: Grendel9
A prerequisite for winning the Nobel Peace Prize is making a difference, and Al Gore has made a difference

Al Gore has made a difference for LEFTIST causes, therefore he qualifies for the Nobel...

9 posted on 02/01/2007 10:26:20 AM PST by Snardius (How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?)
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To: Grendel9

It is so sad how the Nobel Prizes have become political statements instead of really recognizing people of merit.

Gore desires this award as much as Arafat.


10 posted on 02/01/2007 10:26:38 AM PST by Herkyman
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To: Tenacious 1

It's a political pinhead award.


11 posted on 02/01/2007 10:27:13 AM PST by bfree (Liberalism-the yellow meat,)
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To: Grendel9
Don't forget his invention - the Internet. What a creative mind - probably due to all the teas he drinks./s
12 posted on 02/01/2007 10:28:36 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Herkyman
Gore desires this award as much as Arafat.

They both have the same desires...global admiration...but Gore deserves this award just as much as Carter and Arafat.

13 posted on 02/01/2007 10:28:45 AM PST by Snardius (How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?)
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To: Grendel9
Al Gore has made a difference,"

Apparently, the Nobel Peace Prize has no real and lasting importance to the world as a whole.

This seems to be a slap in the face to Bill Clinton than a praise of Algore.

As always, MHO.

14 posted on 02/01/2007 10:29:14 AM PST by BARLF
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To: Grendel9
Ignominy heaped on top of disgrace. Gore and the Nobel Peace Prize deserve each other.
15 posted on 02/01/2007 10:30:41 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (When I search out the massed wheeling circles of the stars, my feet no longer touch the earth)
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To: Grendel9

The only good thing about him winning, if he does, is that it will drive Bill Clinton mad!


16 posted on 02/01/2007 10:30:53 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Grendel9
Al Gore has made a difference

Yes he has, but can he make clouds go away?

17 posted on 02/01/2007 10:31:12 AM PST by Tarpon
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To: Herkyman
Gore desires this award as much as Arafat.

Gore desires Arafat? Not my cup of tea. Not anyone's really.

18 posted on 02/01/2007 10:32:15 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (When I search out the massed wheeling circles of the stars, my feet no longer touch the earth)
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To: Grendel9
He joins the crowd of historical figures that include Carter, Arafat, and Hitler. Way to go manbearpig.
19 posted on 02/01/2007 10:37:24 AM PST by kinoxi
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To: kinoxi

Imagine, receiving a $1M award for producting a movie based on non-scientic fact. WTF am I doing driving a truck OTR.


20 posted on 02/01/2007 10:43:02 AM PST by DownInFlames
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To: Grendel9

IT IS ALL A LIE! I know, I'm shouting...I have to!


21 posted on 02/01/2007 10:46:23 AM PST by LiteKeeper (Beware the secularization of America; the Islamization of Eurabia)
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To: DownInFlames

Alfred Nobel, much like many other philanthropists such as Rockefeller and Carnegie, would be turning over in his grave knowing how deviant leftists control his well intentioned legacy.


22 posted on 02/01/2007 10:47:41 AM PST by kinoxi
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To: garyhope

Don't make the mistake of equating the Nobel Prize to the Nobel Peace Prize. These are two completely different prizes.

There are currently two "unofficial" prizes the Nobel committee gives away: The Peace Prize and The Literature Prize. Both have never been officially sanctioned as part of the Alfred Nobel program.

The real prizes given in Chemistry, Medicine, Physics and Economics are very much respected and recognized worldwide for what they are - the finest award in the world for the best scientific achievement in those respective fields.

It is the Peace and Literature prizes that have been littered with Liberal and stupified nominations. With that said, the Literature prize has been given in the past to deserving writers. However, the Peace prize is completely "unofficial" and is not truly recognized around the world as a true Nobel prize.


23 posted on 02/01/2007 10:49:05 AM PST by kress
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To: Grendel9

Please tell me this is from Scrappleface!


24 posted on 02/01/2007 10:49:55 AM PST by 6ppc (Call Photo Reuters, that's the name, and away goes truth right down the drain. Photo Reuters!)
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To: Grendel9

Folks if Jimmy can win it why not Al.


25 posted on 02/01/2007 10:50:48 AM PST by Uncle Hal
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To: Grendel9

Just like Carter and Arafat.

And they did such a good job the middle east is still at peace. /sarcasm


26 posted on 02/01/2007 10:51:12 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: kress

???

I was unaware of this.

Do you have a link or a reference for this?


27 posted on 02/01/2007 10:53:02 AM PST by kidd
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To: kress

I was under the impression that the Peace Prize was Nobel's idea.


28 posted on 02/01/2007 10:57:01 AM PST by kinoxi
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To: Grendel9

Nobels and Oscars are all very well, but I for one won't be impressed until Al wins for the two-step on Dancing With The Stars.


29 posted on 02/01/2007 10:59:06 AM PST by Argus
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To: Grendel9

Anybody can be nominated. I think all it takes is a letter from a Congressman and you're in. A radio talk show host in Los Angeles got such a letter after executed killer Tookie Williams got nominated. The radio guy just wanted to prove how easy it was to get nominated. He wouldn't reveal the name of the Congressman because it was just a big joke, but he was officially nominated.


30 posted on 02/01/2007 10:59:56 AM PST by Veggie Todd (Were those magic grits?)
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To: Grendel9
Oh Puhleeese!
31 posted on 02/01/2007 11:02:44 AM PST by Candor7
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To: Argus
I for one won't be impressed until Al wins for the two-step on Dancing With The Stars.

He could use some dance instruction. Do you remember him and Tipper lumbering around the stage to Fleetwood Mac's "Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow" at the '92 Democrat Convention? That sight totally ruined that song for me.

32 posted on 02/01/2007 11:05:30 AM PST by Huntress (Proud owner of Norman/Norma, the transsexual attack cat.)
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To: Grendel9

So the devaluing of the Nobel Peace Prize continues.


33 posted on 02/01/2007 11:08:07 AM PST by popdonnelly (Our first obligation is to keep the power of the Presidency out of the hands of the Clintons.)
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To: Grendel9
A prerequisite for winning the Nobel Peace Prize is making a difference, and Al Gore has made a difference

So he has made global warming go away?

34 posted on 02/01/2007 11:11:10 AM PST by lowbridge ("The mainstream media IS the Democrat Party". - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Grendel9

Could we all get together and nominate Kristinn?


35 posted on 02/01/2007 11:19:24 AM PST by OldFriend (Swiftboating - Sinking a politician's Ship of Fools by Torpedoes of Truth)
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To: kress

"There are currently two "unofficial" prizes the Nobel committee gives away: The Peace Prize and The Literature Prize. Both have never been officially sanctioned as part of the Alfred Nobel program."

You may want to check the Nobel Prize website to get accurate information--they include peace and literature with the other categories you mention, and they've been giving them away since 1901. Nothing unoffical about that. Also, remember that Carter received it in large part because of Habitat for Humanity as well as the work done by the Carter Center in attempting to peacefully resolve conflict.

He may have been a bad president, but it's hard to imagine begrudging or condemning him for his post-presidency work. Isn't Habitat for Humanity exactly the sort of non-federal-government, volunteer-based program that we are aiming for with faith-based initiatives?


36 posted on 02/01/2007 11:22:32 AM PST by gaspar.manny
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To: Rummyfan
The only good thing about him winning, if he does, is that it will drive Bill Clinton mad!

Bubba is not the only one who will be peeved. I'll bet the hurling of ashtrays and lamps in Chappaqua has already begun. To think that Herself could have added this honor and photo op to her resume.
37 posted on 02/01/2007 11:34:21 AM PST by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: Grendel9
Nominated for Nobel? Hell, that puts the turkey on a par with our ol' pal Tookie. Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.us
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38 posted on 02/01/2007 11:44:47 AM PST by Norman Conquest (My old man taught me two things: Mind own business, and always cut cards.)
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To: gaspar.manny

Yeah, his post-presidential diplomacy really made a difference on that whole North Korean nuke thing, huh?


39 posted on 02/01/2007 11:47:21 AM PST by Norman Conquest (My old man taught me two things: Mind own business, and always cut cards.)
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To: Norman Conquest

"Habitat for Humanity" (unless you're a Jew)


40 posted on 02/01/2007 12:01:16 PM PST by Rakkasan1 ((Illegal immigrants are just undocumented friends you haven't met yet!))
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To: Grendel9

I guess Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías will be next.


41 posted on 02/01/2007 12:10:38 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, but DemocRATs believe every day is April 15th. - Reagan)
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To: Spok

C'mon, Spok! Let's not get too reasonable here!
Mr. Nobel was the inventor of Dynamite, so naturally
they want to keep those prizes in the persepctive!


42 posted on 02/01/2007 2:14:46 PM PST by Grendel9
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To: lowbridge
Algore makes a big difference every April 15 the sorry POS was the tie breaker on the SSI taxation bill to the point if you are able to supplement your income it almost isn't worth the effort
43 posted on 02/01/2007 3:01:36 PM PST by mt tom
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