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2012-10-12 International-UN-NGOs
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to European Union
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Posted by tipper 2012-10-12 05:17|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6461 views ]  Top

#1 If that's the criteria, it should have gone to the USA and Canada, as they haven't had a war for 200 years, and even then it wasn't much of a war.
Posted by phil_b 2012-10-12 05:24||   2012-10-12 05:24|| Front Page Top

#2 Europe awards....itself......a prize.

YJCMTSU.
Posted by no mo uro 2012-10-12 05:27||   2012-10-12 05:27|| Front Page Top

#3 Beats giving it to you know who.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-10-12 05:29||   2012-10-12 05:29|| Front Page Top

#4 surprise

I thought they would give the peace prize to Khomenei or maybe to Islam.
Posted by lord garth 2012-10-12 06:41||   2012-10-12 06:41|| Front Page Top

#5 Next time, the committee can give ITSELF the prize, for, you know, working for peace 'n stuff.
Thereby permanently pegging the irony meter, while putting up a sign that says "By the way, we're useless, but we're still the center of the universe".
What you have here is an illustration of how european political academics think. In Technicolor.
Posted by ed in texas 2012-10-12 06:47||   2012-10-12 06:47|| Front Page Top

#6 Norwegians sensibly decided not to join the EU...

Obviously the Nobel committee has been taken over by leftist idiots (as all sources of un-earned money seem to).
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-10-12 07:31||   2012-10-12 07:31|| Front Page Top

#7 In other news:

Belfast's Harland & Wolff Shipyard awarded Nobel Prize in Engineering for their work on RMS Titanic.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-12 07:39||   2012-10-12 07:39|| Front Page Top

#8 Regarding the Nobel Peace Prize and the Champ:

"He's the first Nobel Peace Prize winner with a kill list."
Mercer
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-12 08:09||   2012-10-12 08:09|| Front Page Top

#9 Beso - that titanic joke induced a java spill on the computer screen - good one!
Posted by Broadhead6 2012-10-12 08:54||   2012-10-12 08:54|| Front Page Top

#10 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to European Union

-about as meaningful as giving an end of season medal to every kid on the second to last place soccer team.
Posted by Broadhead6 2012-10-12 09:44||   2012-10-12 09:44|| Front Page Top

#11 Should have awarded the Dynamit Prize to Greece. They need the money. Just sayin'.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2012-10-12 11:12||   2012-10-12 11:12|| Front Page Top

#12 Sure.You can thank us later for being your muscle so the Soviets didn't crush you like bugs and you could do...whatever it is you supposedly did.
Posted by tu3031 2012-10-12 11:48||   2012-10-12 11:48|| Front Page Top

#13 At first I thought wait, the EU hasn't killed enough people. Then I thought damn, maybe these guys know something I don't...
Posted by Iblis 2012-10-12 11:50||   2012-10-12 11:50|| Front Page Top

#14 Everybody gets a trophy! Now how's your self-esteem, sunshine?
Posted by regular joe 2012-10-12 11:59||   2012-10-12 11:59|| Front Page Top

#15 from The Top Ten Signs You Might Suck:

#1. You just won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Posted by SteveS 2012-10-12 13:37||   2012-10-12 13:37|| Front Page Top

#16 ask any Austrian how much of their GDP was gone toward their military or NATO in the past 60 years.
Posted by Jack Salami 2012-10-12 14:15||   2012-10-12 14:15|| Front Page Top

#17 tu3031, we gave them the breathing room to become Russia on their own schedule. If that wasn't bad enough a couple of years ago they decided pakistan was a better model and the switch has been jarring to say the least.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-10-12 15:04||   2012-10-12 15:04|| Front Page Top

#18 So the guy with the "charisma of a damp rag" (Nigel Farage)is going to collect the Nobel Prize.

Sounds about right to me.
Posted by European Conservative 2012-10-12 16:07||   2012-10-12 16:07|| Front Page Top

#19 That whirring sound you hear is Alfred Nobel spinning in his grave.
Posted by Barbara 2012-10-12 19:06||   2012-10-12 19:06|| Front Page Top

#20 This prize should have gone to Malala Yousufzai, the young girl shot by the Taliban. Too bad the Nobel committee is more interested in self pleasurement.
Posted by AuburnTom 2012-10-12 20:03||   2012-10-12 20:03|| Front Page Top

#21 If anyone should get a prize for sixty plus years of peace in Europe, it should be the US military for keeping the Russians out and the Germans down.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-10-12 20:51||   2012-10-12 20:51|| Front Page Top

#22 When I was serving in the Bundeswehr, I didn't have the impression that our US friends were here to keep us down.

As a matter of fact their presence was pretty uplifting.
Posted by European Conservative 2012-10-12 21:59||   2012-10-12 21:59|| Front Page Top

#23 Glad to hear that, European Conservative.
Posted by lotp 2012-10-12 22:03||   2012-10-12 22:03|| Front Page Top

#24 Let's hope that no war breaks out over the question who will collect the prize.

Posted by European Conservative 2012-10-12 22:43||   2012-10-12 22:43|| Front Page Top

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