Nobel Peace Prize Committee Shaken Up over Obama Award

The Chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee when Obama was honored with the prize has been demoted. The Associated Press reports, “ The Nobel Peace Prize awarding Norwegian Nobel Committee on Tuesday elected a new chairman to replace Thorbjoern Jagland, whose six-year tenure has been lined with controversies. Jagland will remain a member of the voting panel but was a contentious leader, attracting criticism for his dual role as committee chairman and head of the European Council when the Read more […]

Why Shouldn’t Assad Get The Nobel Peace Prize If Obama Got One?

Newser.com is a valuable site because it summarizes the news and, by its selection and commentary, distills What We Are Supposed To Think ™ according to the establishment. Nowhere is this clearer than in their single paragraph summary about a recent statement from Syria’s embattled president: That Bashar al-Assad sure is a kidder. When asked today to comment on the Nobel Peace Prize—which was awarded to the UN group currently working to dismantle his chemical weapons arsenal—the Syrian ruler Read more […]

Give Dennis Rodman (and Me) The Nobel Peace Prize!

I agree with the walking personification of hepatitis known widely as Dennis Rodman: he should receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his diplomatic trips to North Korea in 2012. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Rodman said, “My mission is to break the ice between hostile countries. Why it’s been left to me to smooth things over, I don’t know.” Well, it wasn’t left to you, Roddy, believe me. But you did a fine job, and I agree with you when you say, “If I don’t finish in the Read more […]