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Some better Nobel Peace nominees

The Wall Street Journal’s OpinionJournal has come up with a much better list of Peace prize nominees.  With the exception of the Burma monks (because the latest protest was so recent) I think all of them would have been eligable for nomination and winning.  All of them more deserving than Gore and a UN group.

Found via one of the political blogs I subscribe to, but when I saved the link I forgot to save the source as well.


About James

I am a Senior Developer/Consultant for InfoPlanIT, LLC. I previously spent over 7 years as a Product Manager for what eventually became ComponentOne, a division of GrapeCity. While there, I helped to create ActiveReports 7, GrapeCity ActiveAnalysis, and Data Dynamics Reports.


2 thoughts on “Some better Nobel Peace nominees

  1. I don’t see how women driving in SA or some national plight is more important than earth and the human race.

    Posted by Issam Elbaytam | October 17, 2007, 7:58 am
  2. What did it accomplish though? The prize committee had an excellent opportunity to highlight the plight of a group of people working for peace but failed to do so.

    I don’t think anyone who knows about the Gore/UN peace prize win didn’t know about the global warming issue before. However, there were quite a few groups that I wasn’t aware of before on the OpinionJournal list that could have used the exposure.

    Posted by James | October 17, 2007, 11:09 am

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