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Daily Archives: October 12, 2009

War and Peace Prizes

by Howard Zinnfrom THE GUARDIAN I was dismayed when I heard Barack Obama was given the Nobel peace prize. A shock, really, to think that a president carrying on two wars would be given a peace prize. Until I recalled that Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Henry Kissinger had all received Nobel peace prizes. The Nobel [...]
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Nobel Surprise

by Hendrik Hertzbergfrom THE NEW YORKER If President Obama really had to get a gift postmarked Scandinavia this month, he would probably, on the whole, have preferred the Olympics. At least at the Olympics the judges wait till after the race to give you the gold medal. They don’t force it on you while you’re still [...]
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"We're Number 37"

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Know Your Ally: Britain

An incredible propaganda film narrated by Walter Huston and produced by the United States War Department and Signal Corp to inspire Anglo-American solidarity during WWII. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hwn7dNXzvp0&hl=en&fs=1&]
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