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Obama's Nobel Peace Prize triumph hailed by many
AP ^ | 10/9/09 | Gregory Katz

Posted on 10/09/2009 5:43:11 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun

LONDON — The surprise choice of President Barack Obama for the Nobel Peace Prize drew praise from much of the world Friday even as many pointed out the youthful leader has not yet accomplished much on the world stage.

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KEYWORDS: nobel; obama; sodomhusseinobama
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They chose him 2 weeks after he was elected.
1 posted on 10/09/2009 5:43:11 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: anniegetyourgun
Obama's Nobel Peace Prize triumph hailed by many

And mocked by many more.

2 posted on 10/09/2009 5:44:18 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: anniegetyourgun

Where did you see the 2 weeks thingy?*


3 posted on 10/09/2009 5:45:12 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: anniegetyourgun

Today would be a good day to send a ton of emails and swamp the phone lines with requests for JOBS...and policies that inspire JOB CREATION. ;-)


4 posted on 10/09/2009 5:45:18 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: anniegetyourgun

Some have pointed out that they may have skirted the rules to nominate him after the nomination deadline.

I’m not sure about it but I’m hearing that the nomination deadline is January 20th. If true, he was nominated before taking office or after the deadline.


5 posted on 10/09/2009 5:45:30 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: anniegetyourgun
No, according to the rules; he has to be nominated by Feb. 1st, 2009. He was sworn into office around noon on Jan 20th. So, he won the Nobel Peace Prize for his accomplishments made within the first 10.5 days in office

I think even the most staunch Democratic supporter has to feel slightly humiliated by this turn of events; BHO is probably looking in the mirror and having a "Sally Fields moment" (You really do love me....)

6 posted on 10/09/2009 5:46:33 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: anniegetyourgun

If “much of the world” is praising this empty award, then “much of the world” is as brain dead as the average American voter.


7 posted on 10/09/2009 5:46:36 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: Loyal Buckeye

actually 10 days he was in power.

so from his coming into power to the nomination deadline bozo was in power for 10 days.

10 FRIGGIN DAYS and he gets this and some are trying to say this is not a joke.

I want to hear the people who voted for him explain what he did in those 10 days or even his life to get voted for this.


8 posted on 10/09/2009 5:47:13 AM PDT by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman, end of. -end racism end affirmative action)
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To: anniegetyourgun

So when does he get his Oscar, Grammy, Pulitzer and Emmy?


9 posted on 10/09/2009 5:47:21 AM PDT by Clink (The more you complain, the longer God lets you live.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

/hurl Nobel has become like Time magazine. A joke unto themselves.


10 posted on 10/09/2009 5:48:08 AM PDT by badpacifist ("Blessings come from God and He don't bless what he is against" ...Mrs Ray Charles)
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To: Clink
So when does he get his Oscar, Grammy, Pulitzer and Emmy?

He already got a Grammy for his mo-fo reading of the book the terrorist wrote for him at Michelle's request.
11 posted on 10/09/2009 5:48:26 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: anniegetyourgun
Have we completely settled it?

The Nobel Peace Prize is a designation of great infamy now. Dictators and terrorists are the only recipients.

If Hitler was alive today, he would have beat Obama for this non-prize.

12 posted on 10/09/2009 5:49:11 AM PDT by Lazamataz (DEFINITION: rac-ist (rA'sis't) 1. Anyone who disagrees with a liberal about any topic.)
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To: Hodar
That needs to be shouted from the rooftops:

according to the rules; he has to be nominated by Feb. 1st, 2009. He was sworn into office around noon on Jan 20th. So, he won the Nobel Peace Prize for his accomplishments made within the first 10.5 days in office
13 posted on 10/09/2009 5:49:27 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then all of mine are defective!)
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To: anniegetyourgun

Empty suit awarded empty prize.


14 posted on 10/09/2009 5:49:42 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Jimmy Carter - now the second worst POTUS ever. BHO [the LIAR] has #1 spot in his sights.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

Was just wondering if it’s too late to get him into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame this year?


15 posted on 10/09/2009 5:50:06 AM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: anniegetyourgun

I imagine that every parasite, freeloader, traitor, and sexual degenerate is elated.

But on second thought, given thosehave won the prize in the past,Why should anyone be surprised?


16 posted on 10/09/2009 5:50:13 AM PDT by sport
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To: Loyal Buckeye

Sorry, I meant within 2 weeks of his taking office.


17 posted on 10/09/2009 5:50:41 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Hodar
If he has to be nominated by then, that doesn't mean they make their decision by then, does it? I'm just wondering how long they get to consider before making a decision.

I think it's quite strange that scientists get awards two decades after their discoveries and this joker gets one for . . . what?

18 posted on 10/09/2009 5:51:31 AM PDT by synbad600
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To: Lazamataz

Yep - and it further proves what I’ve been saying since 11/4/08: The people are under a strong delusion.


19 posted on 10/09/2009 5:51:56 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Non-Sequitur

Didn’t Yasser Arafat and Jimmy Carter also win the Nobel Prize for Peace?


20 posted on 10/09/2009 5:51:59 AM PDT by reaganator
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To: Loyal Buckeye
2 weeks

Was on Fox&Friends where Geraldo praised Obama for the award in his uniting more moderate Muslems and making it more difficult for Al Qaeda. I have read that the Taliban have become embarrassed by Al Qaeda even though they themselves are far from being "humanitarian". Tribal power thing.

21 posted on 10/09/2009 5:52:24 AM PDT by fight_truth_decay
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To: anniegetyourgun

Zero was picked because he was the perfect empty vessel into which to pour the hopes of the anti-American Liberalazi.

By the same self-loathing wealthy Eurotrash who selected Arafat and Jimmuh Carter, and picked AlGore because he was not George Bush.

They don’t really elevate those who are selected. All they do is to devalue any meaning of the words “peace prize”.


22 posted on 10/09/2009 5:54:15 AM PDT by WayneM (Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

And Irena Sendler who saved about 500 Jewish children from the Nazis was denied. Two years ago they gave it to algore for his slide show on the global warming hoax over Ms. Sendler. Remember when they gave it to carter and he accepted it even after it became clear that they were giving it to him only to spite George W. Bush. They have embarrassed themselves beyond repair.


23 posted on 10/09/2009 5:54:42 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: jmaroneps37

I’m not sure the committee (nor Obama) are capable of being embarassed.


24 posted on 10/09/2009 5:56:12 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: anniegetyourgun
The new name for this award:

The Ignoble Piss Nonprize.

25 posted on 10/09/2009 5:56:20 AM PDT by Lazamataz (DEFINITION: rac-ist (rA'sis't) 1. Anyone who disagrees with a liberal about any topic.)
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To: anniegetyourgun
What a surreal world we live in....he has accomplished nothing; it appears that his leftist, socialist ideals MATCH the leftist philosophy held by the Nobel Prize Committee.

No one is going to accuse that committee or uhbama of caring even one iota about those who suffer under tyranny, torture and horrific abuse from their leaders. Nope. Peace is the answer. And if ya happen to have been born into a country that suffers from an abusive dictator, tough luck, because world peace is all that matters.

It seems to me that a whole BUNCH of Miss America contestents have been left out of the Nobel Peace Prize competition...I mean...since it no longer MATTERS if the contestant has actually accomplished ANYTHING, that one only has to pronounce the desire for WORLD PEACE and the END of NUCLEAR WEAPONS in order to win, it just isn't fair.

26 posted on 10/09/2009 5:56:38 AM PDT by Republic
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To: anniegetyourgun

If Al Gore can have one, why not Obama? Geez, those prizes sure are trivial these days. It reminds me of the trophies they give to the child soccer teams ... everybody gets one, win or lose.


27 posted on 10/09/2009 5:56:41 AM PDT by GingisK
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To: Lazamataz

Perfect...that’s why you are the Laz.


28 posted on 10/09/2009 5:57:03 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: anniegetyourgun

triumph? This is satire, right?


29 posted on 10/09/2009 5:58:18 AM PDT by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

They chose him because he has done more than anyone else to destroy the economy of the US and promoted peace on the Mooselimbs.


30 posted on 10/09/2009 5:58:26 AM PDT by Piquaboy (Military veteran of 22 years in Navy, Air Force, and Army.)
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To: Clink

He will be getting the oscar, grammy, pulitzer and emmy as soon as they can. Hell, he got the biggest prize, the presidency by doing nothing so why not all the rest of them. Bunch of phonys rewarding another phony.


31 posted on 10/09/2009 5:59:15 AM PDT by Texas resident ( It's us against them. And we're on our own.)
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To: Hodar

It was the same criteria that any leftist will use to evaluate someone’s “brilliance” -

do they have a Marxist worldview?
Yes - brilliant
No - stupid

Simple as that. No accomplishments need be examined.


32 posted on 10/09/2009 5:59:17 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Non-Sequitur

I would have preferred that they awarded it to an American.

Oh well. Congrats to Kenya.


33 posted on 10/09/2009 5:59:55 AM PDT by HEY4QDEMS
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To: Lazamataz

I have to cut the Nobel committee some slack on this one. They clearly didn’t want to have to deal with Kanye West....


34 posted on 10/09/2009 6:00:15 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: fight_truth_decay
Geraldo=remote click

I'll be on HGTV the rest of this beautiful Friday. I've had enough of bizarro world.
35 posted on 10/09/2009 6:00:41 AM PDT by VA40
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To: Clink
So when does he get his Oscar, Grammy, Pulitzer and Emmy?

Those awards will go to his teleprompter!

36 posted on 10/09/2009 6:01:28 AM PDT by REPANDPROUDOFIT (no more "till death do us part" public workers!)
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To: anniegetyourgun

I wonder how many times Mr. Nobel has turned over in his grave? Jimmy Carter, Al Gore, Kofi Annan, Yasser Arafat....etc.

This peace prize has been rendered idiotically political and meaningless.


37 posted on 10/09/2009 6:02:06 AM PDT by Dudoight
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To: Clink

Right after he shoots his next score of 18 at the local country club.


38 posted on 10/09/2009 6:02:13 AM PDT by thecabal (Destroy Progressivism)
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To: Joe 6-pack
ANY other selection would have been RACIST.


39 posted on 10/09/2009 6:02:23 AM PDT by Lazamataz (DEFINITION: rac-ist (rA'sis't) 1. Anyone who disagrees with a liberal about any topic.)
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To: anniegetyourgun; Red Badger; Jeremiah Jr
Obama's Nobel Peace Prize triumph hailed by many

Who is like unto The One? Who can make war with him?

Will this Twilight Zone episode ever end?

40 posted on 10/09/2009 6:05:13 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

The Peace Prize is awarded by the Norwegian parliament, and one has to wonder about the institutional hatred of Jews there when considering their awards to people like Carter, Arafat, and now Obama.


41 posted on 10/09/2009 6:07:08 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The issue of whether cheap labor makes America great should have been settled by the Civil War.)
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To: Lazamataz
Don't forget this guy.



Yasser Arafat -- Noble Peace Prize -- 1994

42 posted on 10/09/2009 6:07:48 AM PDT by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: Ezekiel
Who, indeed. Peace, peace, they cry...

Yes, this "episode" will end!

43 posted on 10/09/2009 6:08:59 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Dudoight

I wonder the same thing about Mr. Rhodes (as in Rhodes scholarship). The trustees of the scholarship have distorted the man’s instructions for the trust beyond recognition. The same can probably be said of the Ford Foundation. It must really suck to create a foundation or trust with your lifes work and see it subverted by people you would never had hired much less tolerated. Got to love lawyers, they can read anything they want into a contract.


44 posted on 10/09/2009 6:10:22 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: Lazamataz

"I'm really happy for you, and Imma let you finish. Imma let you finish, but Barack had the best peace of all time..."

45 posted on 10/09/2009 6:13:10 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: fight_truth_decay

Didn’t Geraldo also say that Osama and Co. are terrified of Barry...the lib guests earlier went on and on how “the world was starving for diplomacy from a US President after eight long years...”


46 posted on 10/09/2009 6:15:01 AM PDT by Miss Didi ( "After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: SumProVita

Yes, it’s only fitting to give a peace prize to a man who has done more for job loss than any other. sarc/ off


47 posted on 10/09/2009 6:15:20 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: reaganator
Carter some 20 years later for his Habitat for Humanity more-so. Peace is a "catchy masthead title". Carter talked the talk but most would not go as far as saying he brought Peace. Hell, Henry Kissinger is a Laureate and he is known for war. Then you have also Mother Teresa or the nun that was looked over for saving all those children when Gore received the award.

I comes down to "the chosen" taking on a "moral and spiritual challenge". Gore's just happen to be about "weather/climate change".

In Illinois EX-Governor, George H. Ryan was placed up for the Nobel Peace Prize. Before the Governor left office he granted "clemency to those on death row" and became the toast of death penalty opponents. I always suspected he would wind up in prison himself...guess what he finally got 6.5 years. Many had known way before that it was only time, others surrounding him had already seen the inside of a prison cell. But, hey, it was Illinois/Chicago politics!

This is the Nobel site.

48 posted on 10/09/2009 6:15:53 AM PDT by fight_truth_decay
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To: Beckwith

This is like awarding a Harvard Degree to a 5 year old on his 10th day of Kindergarten.


49 posted on 10/09/2009 6:16:29 AM PDT by Lazamataz (DEFINITION: rac-ist (rA'sis't) 1. Anyone who disagrees with a liberal about any topic.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

He has not done $hit. Not a damn thing, except to apologize for America.


50 posted on 10/09/2009 6:16:36 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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