61% of Americans un-American?

    At least, that’s the impression you’d be left with if you were the sort to take seriously everybody who upset that not everybody was signed off on the POTUS Peace Nobel thing.  Luckily, taking them seriously is still a minority opinion in this country: Most Americans do not believe President Obama should have won the Nobel Peace Prize, and are divided on whether the award | Read More »

    Open Thread: Nobelympics

    This is an open thread so you can talk about anything. And if you can’t think of anything, well … I’ll give you a topic: Obama was denied the Olympics, then he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Each is hilarious and terrible in different ways. Discuss. Bring the funny, but keep it clean (cough speciallist cough). If you choose to post an image or | Read More »

    Nobel Chairman Jagland: Sorry about the confusion

    It was a visibly embarrassed Thorbjoern Jagland that gave today’s press-conference.  After an international outcry of befuddlement over the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s awarding of its highest honor to Barack Obama — a man, in a departure from normal Nobel protocal, with absolutely no actual accomplishments in his life — the Committee called the conference to, in the words of one observer, set the record straight. | Read More »

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    The Onion sues Nobel Prize Committee

    According to Vernon Coldwater, a spokesman from The Onion legal department, his employer can prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that the idea of awarding Obama the Peace Prize is the intellectual property of staff writers from the Onion political satire department, and that it was stolen by spies from Oslo.

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    Nobel Criteria Favors Despots: Obama Shoe-In

    Obama Wins Peace Prize To Mixed Reviews There are no words, truly, for the rampant lunacy surrounding this man. OSLO (Reuters) – President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for giving the world “hope for a better future” and striving for nuclear disarmament, in a surprise award that drew both warm praise and sharp criticism. The Norwegian Nobel Committee praised Obama for | Read More »

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    Obama gets NOBEL PEACE PRIZE ?!?

    http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iAekET4T1D_vzDMN4JW_xZyvgezAD9B7FOR00 How can someone who has accomplished NOTHING get a Nobel Peace Prize?  It goes to show you how irrelevant the Peace Prize has become. “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples”. Like the “cooperation” between the Democrats and Republicans in Congress right now? Here are some of the previous presidential winners: Theodore Roosevelt Woodrow Wilson Jimmy Carter I should | Read More »

    WSJ News Alert! Dumbbell Nobel Prize: Paul Krugman for Economics???

    Okay, all the puns are over: I had to cheer myself up some way! But the Nobel committee in socialist Sweden has been going awry for years, and not just on the Economics prize. What will the guys over at National Review’s “Krugman Truth Squad” do now?