Tag Archives: Nobel

SERIOUSLY: Donald Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize By Anonymous American Politician

Who do you think it was? Britain’s Telegraph reports: An anonymous US politician has put forward Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize in one of the most unlikely nominations since that of Soviet strongman Josef Stalin in 1947. The nominator, likely to be a Republican senator or congressman — both of whom are eligible — submitted ...

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Pakistani Teen Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Via CNN: The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to India’s Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people’s rights, including the right to education. Thorbjorn Jagland, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, said, “Children must go to school, not be financially exploited.” Yousafzai came to global attention after she ...

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Morrissey At The Nobel Concert

Morrissey performed three numbers at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo on Thursday night. Stereogum ponders: His voice sounded strong, and he looked as engaged as he ever looked. But he still offered a few questions to puzzle out. For instance: Why was he wearing what appeared to be enormous wide-legged sweatpants? And why were all the members of ...

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Putin Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Despite Russia’s role as the main supplier of weapons to Bashar al-Assad’s regime, an advocacy group has put the president’s name forward because the former KGB agent “actively promotes settlement of all conflicts arising on the planet.” The International Academy of Spiritual Unity and Cooperation of Peoples of ...

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EU Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

As parts of Europe endure austerity-related riots, the Nobel committee has awarded the European Union its coveted Peace Prize. Reporters in the room “gasped in surprise” when the announcement was made in Oslo. Bill Gates was considered to have been the front runner for this year’s award.

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LIBYA FALLOUT: Critics Demand Obama Be Stripped Of Nobel Peace Prize

The president of Bolivia and a high-ranking Russian politico have asked the Nobel committee to strip President Obama of his 2009 Peace Prize over the attacks on Libya. Liberal Democratic Party of Russia leader and Vice-Chairman of the State Duma Vladimir Zhirinovsky released a statement today calling for the Nobel Prize Committee to take back the honour bestowed on US ...

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Nobel Peace Prize Nom For WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for the site’s “exposure of corruption, war crimes and torture around the world.” Nobel-watcher and Peace Research Institute Oslo Director Kristian Berg Harpviken says he is not surprised WikiLeaks has been nominated and he expects it will receive more than one vote. “WikiLeaks has been on top of the international news ...

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Not This Year’s Nobel Peace Prize Winner

In the midst of a campaign to see him nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, Belgium’s revered Father Francois Houtart has confessed to child molestation. The confession was published in a Belgian newspaper Wednesday and confirmed by the organization the priest founded, deepening a sex-abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church in the country. After a spate of accusations ...

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Imprisoned Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who is one year into an eleven year prison sentence, was today awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In a statement, the Nobel Committee said Liu, 54, was awarded the prize “for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.” Liu is serving his sentence at Jinzhou prison in Liaoning, hundreds of miles from ...

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Quote Of The Day – Donald Trump

“With the coldest winter ever recorded, with snow setting record levels up and down the coast, the Nobel committee should take the Nobel Prize back from Al Gore. Gore wants us to clean up our factories and plants in order to protect us from global warming, when China and other countries couldn’t care less. It would make us totally noncompetitive ...

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Wingnuts Want Obama’s Nobel

According to the American Family Association, President Obama has 60 days to turn his Nobel Prize over to Congress because he didn’t get their permission to accept it. A clause in Article I, Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution states: “No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office or Trust under ...

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Obama Accepts Nobel Peace Prize

This morning President Obama accepted his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway. A portion of his acceptance speech is below. In the audience: Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, for some reason.

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Laura Ingraham On Obama’s Nobel Prize

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Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Gotta say, this is a shocker. President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,” a stunning honor that came less than nine months after he made United States history by becoming the country’s first African-American president. The award, announced in Oslo by the Nobel Committee while ...

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Al Gore: Oscar, Emmy, Nobel Peace Prize

By now you probably know that Al Gore has been awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for global warming work. Gore joins Americans such as Jimmy Carter and Martin Luther King. Now we can only hope that the Draft Gore movement gains more steam and convinces him to enter the 2008 presidential race. I like Hillary Clinton, but not wholeheartedly. ...

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Nobel Nomination For Al Gore

Al Gore has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his tireless work to publicize the issue of global warming. Those eligible to submit nominations include former Nobel winners themselves, members of national governments, selected university professors, and members of the awards committee. The Peace category of the Nobels has been widely criticised for some of its winners in ...

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