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  •  Ah! I did not know Kissinger (2+ / 0-)
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    4kedtongue, NE2

    Actually won the Nobel peace prize.

    Please proceed, Governor.

    by USArmyParatrooper on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 03:58:10 PM PDT

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    •  Sorry for the biting reply. (1+ / 0-)
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      Don midwest

      We seem to do that to one another.

      :)

      all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.

      by 4kedtongue on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 04:03:49 PM PDT

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    •  Teddy Roosevelt also won the Peace Prize (2+ / 0-)
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      4kedtongue, Code Monkey

      while we were involved in a prolonged war with the state of Spain.  The Nobel committee awarded it to him for his work on the conflict between Japan and Russia.

      The Nobel Peace Prize is often conferred upon whoever seems popular at the time.  I'm sure that's why President Obama got it.  There's no other explanation that makes any sense.

      Kissinger got it because the Vietnam War happened to end at the same time he was Secretary of State.  Kissinger is one of the biggest war-mongers in the history of modern warfare.

      -9.50/-7.59 - "Why are the missiles called peace-keepers when they're aimed to kill?" -Tracy Chapman

      by Situational Lefty on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 11:14:56 PM PDT

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