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European Union officials accept
Nobel Peace Prize at Oslo ceremony

Los Angeles Times, by Janet Stobart

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/10/2012 3:50:12 PM

London - Hailing the European Union as "the most dramatic example in history that shows that war and conflict can be turned into peace and cooperation," Nobel committee chairman Thorborn Jagland presented the Nobel Peace Prize to top EU officials at a ceremony Monday in Oslo. The award to the 27-nation EU for advancing peace, reconciliation, democracy and human rights, was handed to its three leaders, Herman Van Rompuy, president of the European Council; Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission; and Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament.

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We´ll see how much of a "Peace Prize" this is as they try to get their 30-pieces of silver for throwing Israel to the terrorist wolves two-weeks ago by backing UN voting supporting Hamas. Yet, they [EU] are trying to have Hamas declared a terrorist organization, like Hezbollah. Oxymoron, or just morons?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dante, 12/10/2012 3:59:25 PM     (No. 9058200)

It´s amusing that these delusional twits think they command respect from anyone outside of their own trivial little group.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ohioTom, 12/10/2012 4:11:50 PM     (No. 9058234)

What a joke.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 12/10/2012 4:43:46 PM     (No. 9058291)

Brought to you by the "progressive" pro-Hamas Norwegian committee that awarded the prize to Barack Obama for doing nothing and to pro-Hamas Jimmy Carter as a "kick in the pants" to W. I´m sure their judgment is impeccable and their intentions oh so noble.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stjohnswood, 12/10/2012 5:31:13 PM     (No. 9058403)

About as relevant as the Academy Awards, and just as insular.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mythman, 12/10/2012 5:38:54 PM     (No. 9058416)

Also receiving awards for achievement were the captains of the Titanic and the Exxon Valdez.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Boston Federalist, 12/10/2012 6:11:36 PM     (No. 9058467)

Which was dumber, the Nobel Peace Prize given to Obama, or the Nobel Peace Prize given to the European Union? Discuss.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JimBob, 12/10/2012 6:44:05 PM     (No. 9058520)

But...but...
Where is Michael Mann, of Hockey Stick fame?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/10/2012 7:14:45 PM     (No. 9058548)

Need to change the name to well intentioned creators of disaster prize.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: cactus, 12/10/2012 8:03:58 PM     (No. 9058598)

Just wondering when the EU is going to take its seat at the UN instead of the individual member countries that currently have seats. If they are not going to do that, each individual state in the US should be seated at the UN.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Yephora, 12/10/2012 8:54:32 PM     (No. 9058636)

LDotters will greatly enjoy seeing UKIP´s fabulous Nigel Farage skewer those self-important twits to their faces.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhGNoZfvRoA
--Skip the first 25 seconds.

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