President Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize

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posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:43 AM
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This definitely shows the caliber of the top people in the socialist movement worldwide if Obama, who hasn't accomplished anything worthwhile, can win their top award. Might as well award it to Gilbert Gottfried.




posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:44 AM
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Originally posted by SaturnFX
if being voted in for skin color = peace prize, shouldnt the voters get the prize verses the person they voted for?


Where did I say that?

I said that his achievements are an indicator that he is not as pathetic as everyone says he is.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:45 AM
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Originally posted by oneclickaway
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I actually agree with you that this is beyond crazy but!... It's not correct that he GOT THE PRIZE in February.

That date was the final date for the submissions of possible candidates, then they have until October to discuss and decide the winner.


Well, then you would have to ask yourself WHY would a man who had been in office only TWO weeks be nominated for any prize? The mere fact he was nominated by Feb 1st is the condemning factor here, especially considering his past.



Well as I wrote in a earlier post here:

I think this political decision of the Norwegian Nobel Commitee is frikkin' brilliant!

(brilliant as in Machiavellian political maneuvering by the TPTB)

This prize will put a lot of pressure on Obama to live up to the Peace Prize and its prestige.

Meaning the world (TPTB) have now more or less taken control of American foreign policy! - if the American administration or war hawks, now break this peace message on their own, it will give the world legitimate reasons to turn their backs on him/them.

Now they can seriously live up to the deal with the Arabs (from his visit and friend seeking mission in the Arab world) and seriously work with the Israeli-Palestinian situation and solve that situation once and for all, and pressure the Americans and the Israelis to do the right thing!

Meaning: The New World Order is here and they just won a great world wide political victory - and they are not afraid of showing it openly!

Finally we know that the NWO really exist! - this is the ultimate proof!


And now look what will happen the coming months and years in the world politics!

this will be the "CHANGE" in the world political arena!

We will now see things that we have never seen before! - here comes the NWO+SDR in full speed ahead! - the world will never be the same!

My Gawd!

Peace!



[edit on 9-10-2009 by Chevalerous]



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:45 AM
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This is spot on.....

Times UK

Comment: absurd decision on Obama makes a mockery of the Nobel peace prize


The award of this year’s Nobel peace prize to President Obama will be met with widespread incredulity, consternation in many capitals and probably deep embarrassment by the President himself.

Rarely has an award had such an obvious political and partisan intent. It was clearly seen by the Norwegian Nobel committee as a way of expressing European gratitude for an end to the Bush Administration, approval for the election of America’s first black president and hope that Washington will honour its promise to re-engage with the world.

Instead, the prize risks looking preposterous in its claims, patronising in its intentions and demeaning in its attempt to build up a man who has barely begun his period in office, let alone achieved any tangible outcome for peace.



Mr Obama becomes the third sitting US President to receive the prize. The committee said today that he had “captured the world’s attention”. It is certainly true that his energy and aspirations have dazzled many of his supporters. Sadly, it seems they have so bedazzled the Norwegians that they can no longer separate hopes from achievement. The achievements of all previous winners have been diminished.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:45 AM
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Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
I think this years prizes were some sort of tongue in cheek joke.

The economics prize went to a bunch of Icelandic bankers who bankrupted their country.

The public-health prize went to a bra that doubles as a gas mask.

The research prize went to some guy who studied which being broken over skull is worse a full beer bottle or an empty one.

Physics prize went to center of gravity keeping pregnant women from tipping over.

Veterinary prize went to a woman who found that cows with names give more milk than anonymous cows.

NS Best of the Nobel 2009

This whole year was a wash, a joke, a waste, whatever you want to call it. And Obama's "peace" prize is just the big punchline.


Umm...that is the "Ig Nobel", not the Nobel. Big difference. The reason it looks like such silly research is because the Ig Nobels award "prizes" for stupid, inane, improbable research. It says so in the first paragraph:


Why don't pregnant women topple over? Do cows notice kindness? Does cracking your knuckles bring on arthritis? And is there more than one use for a bra? These questions and more inspired the research rewarded at the Ig Nobels, which were handed out on Thursday at Harvard University in a ceremony organised by the Annals of Improbable Research.


It is the science and research version of The Darwin Awards.

But the Ig Nobels are a source of some good laughs, if nothing else. thanks for sharing...didn't know 2009 had already been announced.

edit to add my thoughts: this is a travesty. I was not a Bush fan, and quickly have found myself put off by Obama's do nothing, egotistic nature. Him winning this award is par for the course, unfortunately, given previous recipients. Which is sad, as true saints have recieved the award, too (Mother Teresa).

This is just more of the same inner circle back clapping that has gone on for millenia.

[edit on 9-10-2009 by bigfatfurrytexan]



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:46 AM
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I understand. I admire his philosophy.

However, as someone, I think it was Henry Ford said - "You can't build a reputation by what you are going to do..."

In the day to day real world of hard working people in every country, whether they are fighting for peace or a paycheck, - it's about what you actually get done.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:46 AM
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Originally posted by FlyersFan

- Just being POTUS isn't reason to get a Nobel Prize.

- So he's half black. So what? Again - not a reason to get a Nobel Prize.

- He did nothing to get the Prize. There is no 'achievement' in getting it.



I didnt say he got the Nobel Prize because he is black or POTUS. I said that he cant be as pathetic as the crowds say he is because he has achieved what no other black citizen has achieved in the History of the U.S.: Becoming President and winning the Nobel Prize.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:47 AM
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nobelprize.org...

Are the nominations made public?

The statutes of the Nobel Foundation restrict disclosure of information about the nominations, whether publicly or privately, for 50 years. The restriction concerns the nominees and nominators, as well as investigations and opinions related to the award of a prize.


Who else was on that list? Ahaminejad, Kim Jong, Chavez, Osama ?


As posted before, evaluation took place when he was 1 month in office. That's so made up, I cannot believe it.

So now what? - Nuke doom cancelled? - No bombs on Iran? - No invasion? - All troops out of Afganistan and Iraq? - Flowerpower to all of you...


That story made my day.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:48 AM
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Interesting (joke) list of other awards.
2009 was a crock.



Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
it's clear that they awarded it for his EFFORTS, WILLINGNESS and GOALS.

It's clear that they awarded it because they fell for the election hype.
It's clear that they awarded it because they wanted to influence American poltics.
It's clear that they awarded it because Obama isn't Bush.
It's clear that they awarded it because they didn't care about real accompllishments.

Buying into the campaign rhetoric of 'hope' isn't an accomplishment.
It's just stupidity on their part.

He hasn't changed anything for the better and he certainly hadn't changed anything 11 days into office or even before that as a junior senator.


These are all future accomplishments.







[edit on 10/9/2009 by FlyersFan]



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:49 AM
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I'm literally feeling ill this morning. Mostly because of the embarrassment that was the LCROSS event, the whole rocket into the moon mission.

Plus this gem of a headline..

It's just.. Embarrassing? I don't know what to say.. I considering myself pretty grounded in reality, so if it makes me upset then I can't possibly imagine how the intellectuals of the world feel? Are they laughing or are they crying?


2 Wars + Iran War on the Horizon = Nobel Peace Prize?
Does Not Compute, Error, Reset.

I feel something else is happening here, like they're bracing for a serious backlash of problems. People can say the prize awarding is a *nudge* *wink* message to push the US into the right direction, but I doubt that. How has this ever been the case throughout history?

They are setting something up here.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:50 AM
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The new president was hailed for his willingness to reach out to the Islamic world,
With maintaining an illegal prison system, 50,000 new private contractors in Iraq, and probably a new troop surge in Afghanastan.

his commitment to curtailing the spread of nuclear weapons
Like every other US president that has protected this US' policy.

and his goal of bringing the Israelis and Palestinians into serious, fruitful negotiations.
Please, if this is a serious consideration, where was Clintons Prize!
This is generic babble, that has not produced peace, at all, or ever will.

Source

What a Joke. Bono must be spitting chips he wasn't the first POP ICON to get a Nobel. Kudo's to Obama.

This absurd Glorification knows no bounds.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:50 AM
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Perhaps this is a new policy of the Nobel Prize Committee... To bestow the coveted peace prize and its $65,000 cash award on individuals COMPLETELY AT RANDOM from names pulled out of the phone book.

Call it a "stimulus package"


— Doc Velocity



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:51 AM
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Actually being the first black President of the U.S. and winning the Nobel Prize to top it off is quite an achievement for one single man.

He`s not as pathetic as you guys say he is.


Who are these weaker people of the world you cite who need a hero? Don’t they deserve honesty, utter integrity, substance, transparency, peace, morality, and a wish to do right by the people, in any ‘hero’?
Morgan Changerai should have got the peace prize.

Yes, it’s an immense achievement of corruption to have nominated a man - black, pink, yellow or otherwise within the time limit of him being two weeks in office, with the high probability that he was nominated way before he took office. Why does everyone cite his colour all the time, how is that relevant to anything?

'He's not as pathetic as you guys say he is'
Yes, you might be right. He is probably far worse than what we know at this time.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:51 AM
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pssst....read my post just above yours. It was not a list of other Nobels, it was the Ig Nobels (a lampoon of the Nobels by honoring silly science).



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:51 AM
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Source

Analysis: He won, but for what?


WASHINGTON – The awarding of the Nobel Peace Price to President Barack Obama landed with a shock on darkened, still-asleep Washington. He won! For what?

For one of America's youngest presidents, in office less than nine months — and only for 12 days before the Nobel nomination deadline last February — it was an enormous honor.

The prize seems to be more for Obama's promise than for his performance. Work on the president's ambitious agenda, both at home and abroad, is barely underway, much less finished. He has no standout moment of victory that would seem to warrant a verdict as sweeping as that issued by the Nobel committee.

And what about peace? Obama is running two wars in the Muslim world — in Iraq and Afghanistan — and can't get a climate change bill through his own Congress.

His scorecard for the year is largely an "incomplete," if he's being graded.



The Nobel committee, it seems, had the audacity to hope that he'll eventually produce a record worthy of its prize.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:52 AM
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Originally posted by kosmicjack
However, I think the circumstances are absurd and - furthermore - and insult to intelligent people everywhere - The intelligent people who have actually done something deserving of a recognition like the Nobel Peace Prize and the intelligent people who can plainly see how contrived and hollow this year's award is.


Giving him the Nobel Prize is premature for sure, but not a cause for the screeching indignation found here, imo.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:52 AM
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Originally posted by Skyfloating
I said that he cant be as pathetic as the crowds say he is because he has achieved what no other black citizen has achieved in the History of the U.S.: Becoming President and winning the Nobel Prize.


I hear ya, really I do. BUT ...

- He 'achieved' being president the same way the others did - political rhetoric and lies.

- He did nothing to 'achieve' the Nobel Prize. Nothing.

People are handing him things that he hasn't earned.
People are attributing to him a messiah-like status that he hasn't earned.

You say he 'achieved' being POTUS and the Nobel Prize.
I'm saying it was handed to him and not earned.
I'm saying he's just as pathetic as any other do-nothing racist/liar politician.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:53 AM
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Originally posted by Skyfloating

I didnt say he got the Nobel Prize because he is black or POTUS. I said that he cant be as pathetic as the crowds say he is because he has achieved what no other black citizen has achieved in the History of the U.S.: Becoming President and winning the Nobel Prize.


.. and I counter you with... So what?

What about the countless black people across the world that have Really charged for peace? Where is their recognition?

This man leads a country involved in two wars, and another very close on the horizon. Who gives a sh!t if he's black?

That is so shallow, I'm sorry.. but it is.

Martin Luther King Jr. was a deserving recipient. Barack Obama is not. If he would stop our warring nature, then I would reconsider. However, this is clearly not the case.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:55 AM
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This now gives him the political capital to do more. Raise more taxes, install more controls over America, take away more freedoms.

This is a patheric attempt to curry favour with the administration and a weak attempt to raise a weak and partisan president to a position of respect.

Obama is a paper tiger (at best) and a closet socialist (at worst) with no future other than the speaking circuit after he is done trying to destroy our country.

The faster we can put this whole sordid business behind us and concentrate on the two wars, the failing economy, rampant unemployment, the devaluing of the dollar, the better.

I am disgusted by all of this.

Good day.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:56 AM
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How ironic obama wins the Nobel piece prize the same day he bombs an innocent planet.



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