Skip to comments.Not Nobel Winners (Excellent Read)
Posted on 10/14/2007 9:32:01 AM PDT by shortstop
In Olso Friday, the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize was not awarded to the Burmese monks whose defiance against, and brutalization at the hands of, the country's military junta in recent weeks captured the attention of the Free World.
The prize was also not awarded to Morgan Tsvangirai, Arthur Mutambara and other Zimbabwe opposition leaders who were arrested and in some cases beaten by police earlier this year while protesting peacefully against dictator Robert Mugabe.
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"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
Yes, Algore, the pompous windbag who stated, “There is no controlling legal authority that says this was in violation of law.”
If Nobel is spinning in his grave, is it to the right or to the left?
Yes, I've been wondering, what DOES global warming have to do with peace, anyway?
The founder of modern Islamic terrorism won the prize, which by itself should end any discussion about its merits.
They’ll be plenty of time to award prizes to these true heros once the United States of America is taken down to the level of the countries that are persecuting them.
The best summary I heard while talking with some people in my church today was this:
The Nobel Peace Prize and Literature Prize have become ‘Man of the Year’ awards for liberalism.
Excellent post, with far more worthy candidates than Gore! Considering what’s been happening in Burma, a second Nobel for Aung San Suu Kyi would have been very appropriate.
AlGore made a 100 million $$$$ since he has been on tour. Maybe he should win an Nobel Prize for economics
Noting the Nobel Peace Prize history, if it were offered, I would refuse to accept.
They have defined down the Nobel Peace Prize into an oscar for liberalism.
They chose to empower a liberals proganda about an unrelated issue rather then impower those seeking freedom from tyranny and peace.
The prize is a total joke, but we knew that already.
Peace? Gore’s War on the Weatherman is a match for this era’s perpetual ‘war on whatever’.
The Silly Prize committee gave the award to Arafat, the Islamic terrorist who killed many people, in 1994. They are a political organization pushing communist ideas and AlBore fit thier mold. Gore and Arafat share a common prize. That doesn’t say much for Gore or the prize.
I posted a thread Friday night on Irene Sendler - who should have been the receipient of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize
IRENA SENDLER (Who should have won the Nobel Peace Prize)
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded this morning, and Id like to congratulate Irena Sendler. Sendler was a former history teacher who rescued 2,500 children during the Holocaust and was a top contender for the wondrous prize. Back during the early 1940s, Sendler was a Catholic social worker who had gone into the Warsaw ghetto to rescue Jewish kids who were destined either to starve there, or die in death camps. She would sneak the kids past Nazi guards, sometimes hiding them in body bags, or would provide them with false documents - inevitably getting them to Polish families for adoption, or hiding them in convents or orphanages. She also made a list of the childrens real names, put them in a jar and buried them, so that some day she could dig them up and find the kids to tell them their true names. The Nazis captured her and beat the crap out of her, but she later escaped, and she went into hiding. Shes now in her late 90s , living in a nursing home in Poland.
I want to congratulate her, because she didnt win the Nobel Peace Prize. Instead it went to Al Gore, the guy who invented the Internet. Go figure.
I guess he will have to be satified with become a Saint and saving millions from communism.
That may be why they're so careful not to give it to anyone with an ounce of human decency; they know they'd be humiliated.
There are at least three billion people more worthy of a peace prize than algore. And that's a cautious estimate.