OT: Obama just won Nobel Peace Prize.
P. J. Alling
webstertwentysix at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 00:06:39 EDT 2009
Oppenheimer. The atomic bomb kept the peace for 50+ years, at least
there were no "major" shooting wars for 50 years because no one wanted
to risk a conventional war getting out of hand. Probably the first time
that a weapon was actually too terrible to use.
> 2009/10/9 P. J. Alling <webstertwentysix at gmail.com>:
>> At the time of the nomination dead line Obama had been a world leader all of
>> two weeks give or take, before that his most recent important position was a
>> part time lobbyest for Chicago's Daley Machine masquerading as the Jr.
>> Senator from Illinois, (a job he still seems to have based on his
>> performance before the IOC), Even he has said he didn't get the Prize for
>> his accomplishments. This makes the Peace Prize a joke. So be it, it's a
>> joke. (Flamie enough for you?)
> Flamie enough for whom?
> I dare you, P.J., to suggest a candidate that you honestly and
> sincerely would like to give the prize to.
The free man owns himself. He can damage himself with either eating or drinking; he can ruin himself with gambling. If he does he is certainly a damn fool, and he might possibly be a damned soul; but if he may not, he is not a free man any more than a dog.
--G. K. Chesterton
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