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    EU to win 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, says Norway public radio

    Worthy winners with the many months of negotiations to keep the EU intact.

    OSLO (REUTERS) - The European Union will win the Nobel Peace Prize for its historic role in uniting the continent in an award that plays down the euro zone's debt crisis, according to Norway's NRK public radio.
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    Re: EU to win 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, says Norway public radio

    Quote Originally Posted by RDS View Post
    Worthy winners with the many months of negotiations to keep the EU intact.



    EU to win 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, says Norway public radio
    Giving the EU a prize for their actions is like giving a prize to someone for pouring cups of water on a wildfire that he started.
    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    I've got to say that it is shadenfreudalicious to see the rich and famous fucquewads on the coast suffering from the fires.

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    Re: EU to win 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, says Norway public radio

    This sort of says it all.

    "I expect that there will be some debate, we hope there will be," Jagland told broadcaster TV2.
    Should the nobel peace prize be awarded on the basis of fanning a correlation vs. causation debate about the role of EU in post-WW2 peace on the continent?

    Personally I think it should educate the public about otherwise unknown people who work for the betterment of mankind, and those who may just need that prize money. A lengthy run of Maggie Gobran type winners may be less controversial, but this isn't supposed to be Pop Idol.

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    Re: EU to win 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, says Norway public radio

    It is unclear to my why the President didn't win again.

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    Re: EU to win 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, says Norway public radio

    Quote Originally Posted by AliHajiSheik View Post
    It is unclear to my why the President didn't win again.
    Probably has something to do with:
    - Not providing what he promised the first time he won the medal.
    - He has a kill list
    - He authorizes drone strikes in countries we're not at war with.

    Do any of these things sound like a real Ghandi type deserving of a nobel peace prize?
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    I've got to say that it is shadenfreudalicious to see the rich and famous fucquewads on the coast suffering from the fires.

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    Re: EU to win 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, says Norway public radio

    Outside of scholarly applications, does anyone really pay attention to who "wins" this prize anymore? Think the laureate should just eliminate this prize altogether. Its appallingly clear its become utterly irrelevant.

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    E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....



    Reuters) - The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for promoting peace, democracy and human rights over six decades in an award seen as a morale boost as the bloc struggles to resolve its economic crisis.

    The EU has transformed most of Europe "from a continent of wars to a continent of peace," Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland said in announcing the award in Oslo.
    The prize, worth $1.2 million (747 thousand pounds), will be presented in Oslo on December 10. The decision by the five-member panel, led by Jagland who is also Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, was unanimous.

    The EU won from a field of 231 candidates including Russian dissidents and religious leaders working for Muslim-Christian reconciliation.....snip~

    EU wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize | Reuters


    I can't believe these dip-sticks gave themselves the award. What a bunch of Morons!

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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    Somehow this doesn't surprise me.
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    Re: E.U. Wins Nobel Peace Prize.....

    it makes me laugh
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