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Archive for December 11th, 2010

It was a rough week but due to the meticulous assistance from a very smart friend, my butt was pulled out of the frying pan and fire.  Whew!  Cyberspace thanks go to The French Sloth.  Very very grateful on my end.  I said so, and was even sincere when I said it.

Moving on – sometimes, just sometimes, Obama gets it right.

One year ago, I was humbled to receive the Nobel Peace Prize — an award that speaks to our highest aspirations, and that has been claimed by giants of history and courageous advocates who have sacrificed for freedom and justice.

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Mr. Liu Xiaobo is far more deserving of this award than I was.

– President (loosely defined) Obama giving an award in honor of SOMEONE ELSE.


See, I am a narcissistic personality.  But Obama?  Ol’ Reservoir-Tip-Skin?  He blinds himself with his brilliance.

But the point is, here we are a year later and everyone – finally everyone – is wondering how blunder-boy could have possibly been considered worthy of an NPP.   He wasn’t.  Not even close.  Nor was Jimmeh Carter or Arafat.

To be honest, I’m not sure I understand how a guy that tried to spark anti-government behavior in China and is now serving an 11-year sentence is more deserving than many others in the world.  Oh well, it’s kind of a BS award anyway.  Might have meant something at one time but it’s largely irrelevant now.

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