Skip to comments.Obama's Nobel: The Last Thing He Needs (TIME - the rookie Hussein's prize for a promise)
Posted on 10/09/2009 1:34:36 PM PDT by Libloather
Obama's Nobel: The Last Thing He Needs
By Nancy Gibbs 1 hr 51 mins ago
The last thing Barack Obama needed at this moment in his presidency and our politics is a prize for a promise.
Inspirational words have brought him a long way - including to the night in Grant Park less than a year ago when he asked that we "join in the work of remaking this nation the only way it's been done in America for two-hundred and twenty-one years - block by block, brick by brick, calloused hand by calloused hand."
At this moment many Americans are longing for a president who is more bully, less pulpit. The president who leased his immense inaugural good will to the hungry appropriators writing the stimulus bill, who has not stopped negotiating health care reform except to say what is non-negotiable, whose solicitude for the wheelers and dealers who drove the financial system into a ditch leaves the rest of us wondering who has our back, has always shown great promise, said the right things, affirmed every time he opens his mouth that he understands the fears we face and the hopes we hold. But he presides over a capital whose day-to-day functioning has become part-travesty, part-tragedy, wasteful, blind, vain, petty, where even the best intentioned reformers measure their progress with teaspoons. There comes a time when a President needs to take a real risk - and putting his prestige on the line to win the Olympics for his home town does not remotely count.
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The International Community has just lobbied our sitting President with a $1,500,000 prize and an honorary title.
Culture of Corruption.
Elevating the diety on a promise! sick! Way to go Norskies. Slow up on the fish the mercury is effecting you thought patterns.
“The International Community has just lobbied our sitting President with a $1,500,000 prize and an honorary title.”
That’s the Chicago way....
Walking around money. The Nobel Committee is primping as we speak trying to find dresses for Date Night.
Hitler had a short mans complex.
Obammy has a little wiener complex.
What a punk.
From comments at Leo Donofrio’s http://naturalborncitizen.wordpress.com/:
October 9, 2009 at 11:43 AM
I just read on FoxNews website an article on How to Win the Nobel Peace Prize in 12 Days:
Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize this morning. Over the last decade the only requirement to win the prize was that the nominee had to be critical of George W. Bush (see Al Gore, Mohamed El Baradei and Jimmy Carter).
Lets take a look at the presidents first 12 days in the White House according to his public schedule to see what he did to deserve a Nobel Peace Prize:
January 20: Sworn in as president. Went to a parade. Partied.
January 21: Asked bureaucrats to re-write guidelines for information requests. Held an open house party at the White House.
January 22: Signed Executive Orders: Executive Branch workers to take ethics pledge; re-affirmed Army Field Manual techniques for interrogations; expressed desire to close Gitmo (hows that working out?)
January 23: Ordered the release of federal funding to pay for abortions in foreign countries. Lunch with Joe Biden; met with Tim Geithner.
January 24: Budget meeting with economic team.
January 25: Skipped church.
January 26: Gave speech about jobs and energy. Met with Hillary Clinton. Attended Geithners swearing in ceremony.
January 27: Met with Republicans. Spoke at a clock tower in Ohio.
January 28: Economic meetings in the morning, met with Defense secretary in the afternoon.
January 29: Signed Ledbetter Bill overturning Supreme Court decision on lawsuits over wages. Party in the State Room. Met with Biden.
January 30: Met economic advisers. Gave speech on Middle Class Working Families Task Force. Met with senior enlisted military officials.
January 31: Took the day off.
February 1: Skipped church. Threw a Super Bowl party.
So there you have it. The short path to the Nobel Peace Prize: Party, go to meetings, skip church, release federal funding to pay for abortions in foreign countries, party some more.
Thanks for posting
Time is upset about the Nobel prize because they planned to name Obama Time Man of the Year, and now it might look like overkill.
That ain't enough, folks. Try $1.4 trillion. That might help.
it’s like getting your olympic gold medal before you even know what sport you should train for.
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