Tag Archives: Nobel Peace Prize

Thomas Sipos (Libertarian Peacenik) and Lawrence Samuels (Libertarians for Peace) on ‘progressives for war’

Thomas Sipos at Libertarian Peacenik:

With some exceptions, all too many Americans will quickly betray whatever principles they profess if they think it’ll help their preferred political party’s chances in the next election. Libertarians ditch their “extreme” views to “get votes” for the Libertarian Party. Conservatives ignore the GOP’s reckless spending.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Libya Makes Obama’s Final Four – Too Bad America Loses

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

The Middle East is in flames, we’re now fighting wars on three fronts, Japan has suffered a catastrophe, real unemployment is twenty percent, the housing market is in free fall, and the country is drowning in debt.… Read more ...

They hate us because we bomb them, says Libertarian Chair

Press release from the Libertarian Party:

WASHINGTON – Giving little thought to the lessons of history, President Obama has begun attacking Libya with the full support of virtually every member of Congress, both Democrats and Republicans. Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle issued the following statement today:

"President Obama’s decision to order military attacks on Libya is only surprising to those who actually think he deserved the Nobel Peace Prize.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: ‘Is Obama the Tiger Woods of Politics?’

By Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee

First Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize. Now he’s been awarded an Olympic Gold Medal- for going downhill faster than any President EVER! It’s all falling apart for Obama and his cabal of socialists, elitists, tax cheats, and now alleged sexual harassers.… Read more ...

Green Party congratulates GP Prez cand Cynthia McKinney on ‘Peace through Conscience’ award

Thank you to Ian Wilder of onthewilderside for this post.

The Green Party of the United States congratulated former US Representative Cynthia McKinney after an announcement that she will receive the ‘Peace through Conscience’ award from the Munich American Peace Committee (MAPC / http://www.mapc-web.de). Ms. McKinney was the Green Party’s 2008 nominee for President of the United States.Read more ...

PSL: ‘Peace prizes for war makers’

Posted at PSLweb.org:

By: Anne Gamboni

Only the defeat of ‘great nation’ imperialism will end war

In a seemingly surprising move this past October, the Nobel Prize Committee named U.S. President Barack Obama as the recipient of its prestigious peace prize for 2009.

Alfred Nobel
Alfred Nobel, ‘merchant of death’

The nomination is ironic for at least two reasons:

Nominations for the prize had to be postmarked by Feb.… Read more ...

National Green Party urges widespread antiwar protests on day Obama accepts peace prize

From a press release at the Green Party of the United States web-site: gp.org

Greens urge widespread antiwar protests on the day President Obama accepts his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo
Friday, October 9, 2009

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders expressed puzzlement and outrage over the decision to award President Obama the Nobel Peace Prize, and urge widespread demonstrations against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to take place in Oslo, Washington, and other cities on the day Mr.

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Cindy Sheehan says Cynthia McKinney should have received Nobel Peace Prize

KW: This is a repost from my onthewilderside co-blogger Ian Wilder.

Cindy Sheehan:  If any American “politician” got the Nobel Peace Prize, it should have been Cynthia McKinney

Cindy Sheehan from Facebook:

I wonder if the Nobel Committee looked at the videos of the G20 protests in Pittsburgh a couple of weeks ago when the US stormtroopers were hunting down protesters like dogs and beating them and teargassing grandmas (me) without provocation.

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