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Obama and the Peace Prize

I know that the Nobel Peace Prize is a big deal, but in a lot of ways it isn't a big deal.  It's an award.  It's a recognition gained after nominations are made and a group of people vote on them. There have been jokes as of late that Barack Obama hasn't done anything (SNL, anyone?), but I've always believed that the problem with change is that people want to see it too fast.  People are too quick to criticize because they're in the position to do so, they're not leading a country, entering Read more [...]