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Obama Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Prize: Most Members Initially Argued Against Obama

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Today, news broke that many on the Nobel Peace panel had initially balked at President Obama's nomination. The apparent leak, reported by Norway's t...

Sam Stein

Limbaugh On Obama Nobel Prize: I Agree With Taliban In Bashing The President | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The conservative lament over Barack Obama being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize is quickly becoming a sight to behold. On his radio show just now, Rush ...

Jason Linkins

This Day In Fox News Polling, Nobel Prize Edition [UPDATED] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On the occasion of President Barack Obama's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize, Fox News set up a poll on their website that is just a thing of wonde...

The Nobel Peace Prize; or Pissing on the Prose of Alfred B Nobel

Mark Axelrod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Axelrod

It's absolutely unconscionable that the negative reaction to a sitting US President for receiving the Nobel Award would cause the Nobel Committee to defend its decision.

Julian Hattem

ACLU Criticizes Obama Torture-Prosecution Policy | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On the same day that President Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, the nation's foremost civil liberties group criticized his administration's refus...

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susanna Speier

Who else in power/ Rallied throngs worldwide to work/ For peace and justice

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Is a Huge Stretch

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

I have to think that privately Obama scratched his head and wondered, why me?

What Peace Did He Achieve?

Richard Grenell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Grenell

The Nobel Prize Committee has damaged its credibility by giving the 2009 Prize to Barack Obama. It should have chosen a make-up award from past credible peace makers.

Nobel (Sur)Prize: Words Matter

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

Reading the near unanimous commentary about how Obama didn't really deserve this reward reminded me of those who doubted the candidacy of a young Senator who was "articulate" but had few accomplishments.

Jason Linkins

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize: Seems A Bit Premature, No? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Apparently, Obama was awoken early this morning by Robert Gibbs with the news, which surely led to an awkward moment where Obama said, "Seriously, Gibbs, I am going to hurt you, if this is a joke."

The Making of a Quagmire

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

A word of caution to the president: The distance between being a Nobel Peace Prize recipient and perilously stuck in a quagmire is a nebulous one. There are no signs posted to inform you when you've arrived at the quagmire.

Twitter Reacts To Obama Nobel Peace Prize Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Shortly after the announcement that President Obama had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Twitter erupted with congratulations, comments, and concer...

Obama's Nobel Events Snubs Judged 'Impolite' By Majority Of Norwegians

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A majority of Norwegians consider "impolite" US President Barack Obama's decision to snub parts of the official Nobel Peace Prize programme in Oslo th...

Reaction to President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize is Another "Teaching Moment"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Are we incapable of recognizing the simple fact that it is much better for America to have a president who is admired and respected in the world than one who is despised and feared?

Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Hailed From Europe To Kenya

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — The choice of President Barack Obama for the Nobel Peace Prize was cheered Friday by a global chorus from European leaders to minibus p...

Causing Peace: A Nobel 'Call To Action'

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Learning to listen beyond our firmly established filters that dictate what we think before we've even heard what the other person is saying, opens the doors to authentic communication.

Obama Wins the Publisher's Clearing House Prize, Conservatives Protest

Erik Sean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Erik Sean Nelson

When the Publisher's Clearing House Van pulled up to the White House, Obama was surprised by balloons, cameras, and an over-sized check for one million dollars.

Sam Stein

Liz Cheney Accuses Obama Of Slandering CIA In Nobel Speech: 'Shameful' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's speech accepting the Nobel Peace Prize this past week has won unlikely plaudits from conservatives, who say he injected a bit of mil...

Video: Bill Clinton Reacts to Obama Nobel Prize

Julia Gorin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Julia Gorin


Shocking Decision: American Electorate Wins Nobel Peace Prize!

Leah McElrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leah McElrath

The Nobel Committee's message to the American people is clear: thank you for showing us that our worst fears about your country were not true.

'Obama Doctrine' Praised By Conservatives After Nobel Speech

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservatives reacted with shock and disdain to President Obama's Nobel prize, and some attacked his speech on Afghanistan before he even delivered it...

Obama Goes to Oslo: The Quiz

Michael Kubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Kubin

What will President Obama say in his Nobel Peace Prize lecture? Eleven possible quibbles, questions and quotations: you decide.

Yes, You Can Oppose Obama's Nobel Prize, Be Progressive, Disagree With the GOP - and Not Be a Terrorist

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Sirota

The Nobel committee has become one (at least this year) that values celebrified politics over everything else. Obama's fame - not his actual policy or record - is what is being honored here.

Obama's Norway Snub Upsets A Country On High Security Alert

GlobalPost | Gwladys Fouche | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway -- Military and police helicopters buzzed the skies above Oslo, armed police officers stood at street corners and a ground-to-air missile...

Sand Castle Celebrating Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Win Created In India (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An artist in India celebrated President Obama's award of the Nobel Peace Prize by building a massive sand sculpture of Obama's face next to a Nobel Pr...