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    AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) Nobel Peace Prize officials were facing a formal inquiry over accusations they have drifted away from the prize's original selection criteria by choosing such winners as President Barack Obama, as the nomination deadline for the 2012 awards closed Wednesday. The investigation comes after persistent complaints by a Norwegian peace researcher that the original purpose of the prize was to diminish the role of military power in international relations.

    If the Stockholm County Administrative Board, which supervises foundations in Sweden's capital, finds that prize founder Alfred Nobel's will is not being honored, it has the authority to suspend award decisions going back three years though that would be unlikely and unprecedented, said Mikael Wiman, a legal expert working for the county
    Formal acknowledgment that Obama did not and does not deserve that prize is long overdue.

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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    I don't think anybody other than his dyed in the wool minions thought he deserved it to begin with, but it goes along with having the protester as the person of the year (Well that and Nobel comes with a fatty of a check)

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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    Obama won't lose it, but I think they should leave the Nobel committee alone. I think they're doing a wonderful job of doing themselves in.
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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    This is true; their relevancy to society has been deservingly trashed.


    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Obama won't lose it, but I think they should leave the Nobel committee alone. I think they're doing a wonderful job of doing themselves in.

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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    They should have been investigated after they gave the prize to algore over Irena Sendler.

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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    A nice touch that they waited until after Obama had passed their Statute of Limitations for removal before they started this cute little review of themselves.
    Last edited by Ray410; 12-12-12 at 02:24 PM.

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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation



    Formal acknowledgment that Obama did not and does not deserve that prize is long overdue.
    Like an over amorous teen rounding third base for the first time in the back seat of Mommy's SUV you are a bit premature on this one.

    A formal investigation has been called for by someone who doesn't agree with some of the honorees. Not unlike that crazy birther lady going from state to state demanding election boards examine her 'evidence'.

    Those thinking this automatically means the award will be taken away are a bit biased I believe. And need a trowel...

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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    I don't think anybody other than his dyed in the wool minions thought he deserved it to begin with, but it goes along with having the protester as the person of the year (Well that and Nobel comes with a fatty of a check)
    President Obama donated the cash award 100% to charity...

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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation



    Formal acknowledgment that Obama did not and does not deserve that prize is long overdue.
    THis goes back at least as far as Arafat.
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    Re: AP: Nobel peace prize jury under investigation

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    President Obama donated the cash award 100% to charity...
    So? If I rig the BIG LOTTO and then donate my winnings to charity does that make it okay? Somebody DIDN'T win that lotto because I rigged the system.

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