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Tag: Nobel Prize
  • Bipartisan Warmongering

    Glenn Greenwald, with a stroke of genius, writes how Obama’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech has solidified Bush-Cheney era foreign policy by making it bipartisan: Yesterday’s speech and the odd, extremely bipartisan reaction to it underscored one of the real dangers of the Obama presidency:  taking what had been ideas previously discredited as Republican or right-wing dogma …

  • Approval by Congress to accept Peace Prize

    Rebulican representatives Ginny Brown Waite, Cliff Stearns, and Ron Paul are urging Obama to follow the Constitution and wait for approval from Congress before accepting the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10. Article 1 Section 9 of the Constitution states: And no person holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the …

  • Walter Block should win a Nobel Prize

    The recent nobel prize winner in economics, Elinor Ostrom, who considers herself a Political Economist has “angered” the economic profession by winning the Prize yesterday.  If you’ve looked at Walter Block’s publications recently you’ll agree that no one has been more published, as an economist, in the social science area recently.

  • Re: Nobel Prize for What Now?

    The original intent of The Nobel Peace prize was to award: “the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.” I was, thus, absolutely stunned to see Preston report that Barack Obama has …

  • Barack Obama Wins 2009 Nobel Peace Prize and…