Category Archives: Nobel Peace Prize
I’m not making this up.
Article I, Section 9, of the Constitution (the “emolument clause”) says “no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind … Continue reading
Remember this girl’s rant on the creationist Origin of Species? Now she’s asked the right question about the Nobel Peace Prize: The answer, of course, is that option B is already true. Since he took office, Obama has already doubled … Continue reading
Rachel Maddow puts the Nobel Prize nontroversy in context: Just to be clear, Rachel did not come up with “Obama Derangement Syndrome.” It’s been a common term in the blogosphere for months. But I’m glad she’s using it, because it … Continue reading
Explaining their decision today, the Nobel Committee lauded the change in global mood wrought by Obama’s calls for peace and cooperation, and praised his pledges to reduce the world stock of nuclear arms, ease U.S. conflicts with Muslim nations and … Continue reading