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Barack Obama Wins Nobel

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posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:13 AM
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I have no further information on this. It is just now breaking on CNN.
In my opinion, he has done nothing to deserve it. It seems to me that they give these damned things to nearly anyone. To me, this is just another piece of propaganda by the Global Powers that be to sell us their shill as the savior of the world.

For more information visit www.cnn.com...




posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:17 AM
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lets see if we can list 5 things Obama has done to increase peace in the world.............. ok, lets just start with one? Ok someone, anyone?

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posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:17 AM
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Barack Obama has won the Nobel Prize. Personally I find it ridiculous. What peace has this man brokered? They say it was for bringing stability to international politics, and international politics is anything but stable right now. We have the Gulf states and Chinese and Russians looking to dump the dollar, we have 2 wars going on, and a continued torture program, what has changed?



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:19 AM
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Racial and wishfull thinking based decision of the Nobel Prize jury!
Its really New World: the politicians resemble more and more Paris Hilton and CO.

Nobel Prize for ATS!!!!! )


[edit on 9-10-2009 by ZenOnKwalsky]



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:19 AM
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Announcement

The Norwegian Nobel Committee

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2009

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 is to be awarded to President Barack Obama for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples. The Committee has attached special importance to Obama's vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons.

Obama has as President created a new climate in international politics. Multilateral diplomacy has regained a central position, with emphasis on the role that the United Nations and other international institutions can play. Dialogue and negotiations are preferred as instruments for resolving even the most difficult international conflicts. The vision of a world free from nuclear arms has powerfully stimulated disarmament and arms control negotiations. Thanks to Obama's initiative, the USA is now playing a more constructive role in meeting the great climatic challenges the world is confronting. Democracy and human rights are to be strengthened.

Only very rarely has a person to the same extent as Obama captured the world's attention and given its people hope for a better future. His diplomacy is founded in the concept that those who are to lead the world must do so on the basis of values and attitudes that are shared by the majority of the world's population.

For 108 years, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has sought to stimulate precisely that international policy and those attitudes for which Obama is now the world's leading spokesman. The Committee endorses Obama's appeal that "Now is the time for all of us to take our share of responsibility for a global response to global challenges."

Oslo, October 9, 2009

nobelpeaceprize.org...

I'm going to go puke now, please excuse me



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:33 AM
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what a crock... in a few years time people will look back on this and think what a bunch of idiots they were.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:38 AM
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It seems like the worlds elite just go all wobbly kneed when it comes to Obama, he's no Martin Luther King or Nelson Mandella yet he's being put on a similar pedestal already, before he's even done ANYTHING.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:44 AM
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Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

www.reuters.com...


OSLO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for giving the world "hope for a better future" with his work for peace and calls to reduce the global stockpile of nuclear weapons.



Congratulations to President Barack Obama on winning the Nobel Peace Prize!



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:48 AM
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maybe the award should be given on completion of this. He only mentioned it a couple of weeks ago. I think there's a long way to go. I'm sure there are many many other individuals doing work for peace, who's work is ignored.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:52 AM
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Well, David Icke once said, that the Nobel Prize Comittee is occasinoally controlled by the TPTB. If they want to push an agenda, they award their puppet with the Nobel Prize. Al Gore gained support for the global warming scam. I wonder what agenda Obama will advertise in the future.



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 04:58 AM
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Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize due to his efforts to strengthen or normalise international diplomacy, and for his visions about a nuclear arms free world. Also, Pyongyang is again willing to attend multilatteral talks and the Arab/Muslim world is back at the round tables willing to talk.

This prize was probably more of a tactical one, than a reward for what he has already done. When former Norwegian PM, Thorbjørn Jagland, announced the winner, there immediately rose mumbling and muttering among the audience, so he had ro rise his voice a little tad to explain why Obama had been awarded the prize.

nobelpeaceprize.org...



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 05:03 AM
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Originally posted by projectvxn
Barack Obama has won the Nobel Prize. Personally I find it ridiculous. What peace has this man brokered? They say it was for bringing stability to international politics, and international politics is anything but stable right now. We have the Gulf states and Chinese and Russians looking to dump the dollar, we have 2 wars going on, and a continued torture program, what has changed?


I think the entire free world let out a collective sigh of relief when he was elected.
The previous 8 years were unbearable and did more to undo any goodwill that was previously extended to us than any other period in my lifetime. It serves as both an accolade for Barack Obama and an admonishment for the previous administration.

edit: spelling

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posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 05:40 AM
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Hi guys

I live in South Africa and this is what our news sites are saying lol





'Why should Obama be given a peace prize?'

Oslo - US President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for giving the world "hope for a better future" and striving for nuclear disarmament. The decision to award one of the world's top accolades to a president less than nine months into his first term, who has yet to score a major foreign policy success, came as a big surprise and provoked strong international criticism as well as praise. The Norwegian Nobel Committee praised Obama for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples". The first African-American to hold his country's highest office, Obama has called for disarmament and worked to restart the stalled Middle East peace process since taking office in January. "Very rarely has a person to the same extent as Obama captured the world's attention and given its people hope for a better future," the committee said in a citation. In a speech in Prague in April, Obama declared: "So today, I state clearly and with conviction America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons." But he was not the first American president to set that goal, and acknowledged it might not be reached in his lifetime. On other pressing issues, he faces hard decisions on the future of the war in Afghanistan and is still searching for breakthroughs on Iran's disputed nuclear programme and on the stalled Middle East peace process. Israel's foreign minister said on Thursday there was no chance of a peace deal for many years. 'Embarrassing joke' The chief Palestinian peace negotiator, Saeb Erekat, welcomed the award to Obama and expressed hope that "he will be able to achieve peace in the Middle East". Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader and a Nobel Prize winner himself, said: "I am happy. What Obama did during his presidency is a big signal, he gave a hope. In these hard times people who are capable of taking responsibility, who have a vision, commitment and political will should be supported." But some Arab and Muslim reaction was fiercely critical. "Obama's winning the peace prize shows these prizes are political, not governed by the principles of credibility, values and morals," said an Islamic Jihad leader, Khaled Al-Batsh. "Why should Obama be given a peace prize while his country owns the largest nuclear arsenal on Earth and his soldiers continue to shed innocent blood in Iraq and Afghanistan?" Issam al-Khazraji, a day labourer in Baghdad, said: "He doesn't deserve this prize. All these problems - Iraq, Afghanistan - have not been solved... The man of 'change' hasn't changed anything yet." Liaqat Baluch, a senior leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami, a conservative religious party in Pakistan, said: "It's a joke. How embarrassing for those who awarded it to him, because he's done nothing for peace. What change has he brought in Iraq, the Middle East or Afghanistan?" Obama is the third senior US Democrat to win the prize this decade after former Vice President Al Gore won in 2007 along with the UN climate panel and Jimmy Carter in 2002. The prize worth $1.4m will be handed over in Oslo on December 10.


Source:
news24 south africa



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 05:41 AM
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Who cares? Of course it's a joke to award the Nobel Peace Prize to someone who has done absolutely nothing to deserve it. On the other hand Jimmy Carter and Al Gore already received this honor so what the heck, why not give it to Obama?



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 05:55 AM
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I'd be just as disappointed if it had been Bush who received it. I have yet to see the difference between the two.

You should have seen me election day. I could not have been happier to see Mr. Obama put the symbolic boot to the ass of George Walker Bush, and Richard Bruce Cheney. These two men did so much to sour my view of the world in ways reading history could compare. I was there, and I never took my eyes off.

I was 16 years old when those two criminals took office. I never took my eyes off the Presidency again. I was 17 on 9 - 11, and on that date I was inclined to join the Marine Corp. I'm an immigrant to this nation. I have been here since I was 5. I actually didn't know I couldn't join the military with my status at the time which was Refugee Pursuant. It was one of the most disappointing moments in my life.

For the next 6 or 7 years I spent trying to find roof stability long enough to complete the paperwork, times have been a little tough for me. Now I've got everything together and I'll be in the bootcamp by February, but not for the same reasons. In the time I've spent trying to get my crap together I learned a lot about how the business of war works, and who pulls the strings to get it done. And while I fully understand the politics, I also know that there are people trying to fight this sort of thing. I'm joining because as a future American it is my duty to put on that uniform, and if things can't be changed from within-if I ever leave the military, I'm running for office, any office where a Constitutionalist is necessary(Minus one of course).

I learned that being a Constitutionalist means you have to do a hell of a lot of reading, long sleepless nights of trying to figure out the design. I can tell you now that Obama fits the bill of a puppet more than anyone else in history. He's owned, and what we are seeing today is the continuation of policies that have been in place since the Bush administration, some since Clinton.

It is sad that this man's charisma is preventing so many from seeing the hypocrisy in his actions, and hearing the lies in his words. Soon he will be my commander in chief, but for now I am still just another guy, and I want an accountable government of, for, and by the People- like many others I thought Obama was it. I hadn't done enough reading. Read what He and and the party put their name on and sign, the same goes for the right. Neither of them give a damn about the Constitution, and the ones that do have to deal with a machine that can pay the national media a lot of money to ignore you or smear you.

This is not America, it is a two party fascist dictatorship and people in this country actually believe they can be free by trusting either of these two parties with the power of their vote, and it is sad. When I do become a citizen, I intend to vote Constitutional. Never will I support or vote for a Democrat or Republican who thinks they need to be what is popular rather than do what is right, and Constitutional. Left and Right wing agendas are destroying our country and dividing you and me through a false paradigm that not even the Constitution mentions. They all like to talk about the founding fathers and all their accomplishments, it is lip service to distract you from the looting taking place behind the curtains. Is it serving the people of this country to sow the seeds for war to profit from the bloodshed later? No! Is it in the interests of the people to hand over their hard earned money to pay off the friends of the politicians? No! Why do they do it then? Because people are not being told the whole truth. They are not being given the details, they are being given a speech. This is why it is your responsibility to pay attention. To look at what they do, read what they sign, and investigate who surrounds him, not absorb their hollow words and assume that things have to be better. They get away with it otherwise. I had hope in the left that maybe they would do the right thing and do what they promised to do. instead they are doing what they had always been doing, robbing us blind and telling us it's for our own good. They are building a wall around us to makes us feel as though they truly give a flying # about us, eventually that Wall is going to start to feel like it's keeping you in, and you'll wonder how it is that things got so bad.

Barack Obama is the most clever lie ever told.

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posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 06:25 AM
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Originally posted by redhatty


Only very rarely has a person to the same extent as Obama captured the world's attention and given its people hope for a better future.


The world is full of idiots if they believe Obama has done ANYTHING worthy of receiving a peace prize. All he does is make pretty speeches while he continues to behave as a typical liar politician with nafarious underworld connections.




posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 06:27 AM
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So it's all based on the HOPE that he'll do things that he can't possibly do? It's all based on the HOPE that he isn't a typical poltiician (which he clearly is)?

They admit he has done nothing?

Those idiots are still high from smoking the hope-ium and drinking the koolaid. :shk:



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:22 AM
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This is ridiculous.

Does the irony of the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to the president of a country who is engaged in two major wars not make you laugh. Or cry maybe.

Gore winning a Nobel Prize was a joke. This is just plain absurd.

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posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 07:39 AM
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Originally posted by GAOTU789
This is ridiculous.


I don't think it's either absurd nor ridiculous. As a Norwegian, I also feel a need to defend my contry's decision in this matter.
I will repost a comment I made in a duplicate thread that was closed:

"Personally I am both happy and very proud that my country has awarded Obama the Nobel Peace Prize. Obama has given the world a hope for change to the better. I think the prize is well deserved.

I don't think you will find any politicians or officials in Norway who would say this in in public, but there is no doubt in my mind that this award also is a kick in the but and a message to president Bush. Do Americans have any idea how SCARY Bush was to the rest of the world? Do you have any idea what a RELIEF it was when you guys finally managed to elect someone with a brain?

Bush was VERY much disliked, at least by people here in Scandinavia. People had NO respect for him AT ALL. He came across as this shallow, clumsy and not very bright man, completely controlled and manipulated by some really creepy, evil charachters around him. It was like ANYTHING could happen with this man in the White House. Anything bad. And bad things sure did happen...

Like a war in Iraq. What was the reason for that war again..? Oh, someone didn't care too much about the truth, did they? And how many young American men and women have lost their lives in that war again..? How many men, children and women all together? Oh, and that American economy thing, THAT sure didn't go to well, did it..?

Bush and his administration brought fear, stupidity and mistrust to the world. Fear, stupidity and mistrust opens up for hate and war.

Obama brought hope to the world. Hope opens up for collaboration, understanding and PEACE. THAT is the reason he was given the Nobel Peace Prize.

Congratulations, president Obama. As a Norwegian citizen and tax payer this prize is from me too. I am proud to give it to you, and welcome to Oslo!

(Oh, and to spare some of you a good, long rant: Yes, I am a leftie and proud of that too. But feel free to flame me anyway. It's not like it is going to make me change my political standpoints.)"

Peace.


(Edit because of spelling.)



[edit on 9/10/09 by ziggystar60]



posted on Oct, 9 2009 @ 08:02 AM
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I think my head almost exploded when i heard this one this morning. What a sham and a disgrace to all the ones before him that actually DID something to deserve it. If he was any type of honorable man at all he would decline, but since he is not, he will use this as another trophy on his wall. What a crock of *&%#!!!!!!!



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