Buzz about the somewhat far-fetched rumor that Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg could be up for the Nobel Peace Prize has hit the Internet with a resounding "What?!"Many media outlets are blogging the speculation based on several recent comments by Thorbjorn Jagland, the chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee. Read More
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There was an extraordinary scene at the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Friday morning. The prize went to imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who was barred by the Chinese government from attending the ceremony. It was the first time since 1935 -- when the prize went to a winner imprisoned in one of Adolf Hitler's concentration camps -- that the Peace Prize winner did not appear personally Read More
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There's some buzz going around the net over the question of what President Obama has done with the $1.4 million he won as part of the Nobel Peace Prize. Well before Obama accepted the award, the White House announced he would give the money to charity. Yet it's been two months since the president went to Oslo, and there's no word of him giving it away. Read More
Listening to the president's Nobel Peace Prize speech, there were a number of things that any American would like. Like this: Read More
Just weeks after it stunned the world by giving President Barack Obama the Nobel Peace Prize for setting a “new tone” in international relations after only 10 months (or two weeks) in office, the Nobel Prize Committee in Oslo honored him once again by giving him yet a new one for the even stronger new tone in his domestic agenda — the Nobel Prize for War.
Winning the Nobel Peace Prize has become a joke, but so is the foreign policy of the man who won it this year — a U.S. president who seems to subscribe to the far-left thesis of the Nobel judges that the way to achieve harmony on the planet is to harass the good guys and sweet talk the bad ones.
Last week, President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, eight months into a presidency in which he’s done virtually nothing about world peace.
Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The truth is, you should have seen this travesty coming from light years away, for at least two reasons. Read More
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat notes that President Obama missed an opportunity to reject the Nobel Prize and instead put to rout the high expectations of his office. The implications of his decision to accept it, Douthat continues, will reverberate in every policy he pursues. Read More