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    Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees



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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    It doesn't take much to get nominated.
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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    I say if Putin gets it , we bomb Oslo.
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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    shrug...

    Not a surprise to me. I mean, Obama got one and look at all the killing and invading he's done.
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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    Much less ridiculous than Obama winning it.

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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    I say it's official: the Nobel Peace Prize selection committee is trolling everybody.

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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Much less ridiculous than Obama winning it.
    I think Obama, more than anyone in recent history, has devalued the Prize. Alfred Nobel must be spinning in his grave. What a joke.

    I suppose Hassan Rouhani will be next after Putin.

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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Much less ridiculous than Obama winning it.
    To Obama's credit I distinctly remember his reaction to winning the prize essentially being "LOL, say what?"

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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    Read the reaction by Obama upon hearing he won the Nobel prize. Throughout it he's doing everything but wearing a t-shirt that says, "Are you people dumb? Why did you give me the Nobel Peace Prize?"

    PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning.

    Well, this is not how I expected to wake up this morning.

    After I received the news, Malia walked in and said, "Daddy, you won the Nobel Peace Prize, and it is Bo's birthday."

    And then Sasha added, "Plus, we have a three-day weekend coming up."

    So it's -- it's good to have kids to keep things in perspective.

    I am both surprised and deeply humbled by the decision of the Nobel Committee.

    Let me be clear, I do not view it as a recognition of my own accomplishments, but rather as an affirmation of American leadership on behalf of aspirations held by people in all nations.

    To be honest, I do not feel that I deserve to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures who've been honored by this prize, men and women who've inspired me and inspired the entire world through their courageous pursuit of peace.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/09/us...text.html?_r=0

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    Re: Putin Among Peace Prize Nominees

    Because Putin stopped Obama (a prior winner) from starting a "red ine" war maybe he deserves it.
    “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
    Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

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