Congrats to 2011 Nobel Peace Winners!

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    They join the ranks of a certain 2009 Nobel peace prize winner that currently acts as commander in chief for wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya.
    May their futures be less violent than the 2009 winner.
     
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    Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Three Female Activists


    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGIEYZojer4&feature=related]Leymah Gbowee on "Mighty Be Our Powers"[/ame]

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    Is it any wonder why we need to respect and honor women?
     
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    Why did you have to do that?
     
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    I wished them a non-violent future, nothing wrong with that in my opinion.
     
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    An Interview with Tawakul Karman

    Tawakul Karman: 'I am so happy to win the prize'

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKn-tHEM3SU]Nobel Peace winner Tawakul Karman talks to Al Jazeera[/ame]

    Ultimately it will be the women who fight for their freedom in this arena.:clap2::clap2:
     
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    I would like to salute the courage of these brave women.
     
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    I realize that Karman is a member of a political party linked to the Muslim Brotherhood.

    However, the MB has proven that they are willing to stop the terrorisim and have moved to outsourcing it and minimizing it as well.

    This tells me that someday they will be willing to stop even that. It's a progression... One I am willing to watch and attach some of my personal hopes onto.
     
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    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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    It will be the women who demand their rights and get them. Just as they did everywhere else. Time takes time.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/07/ellen-johnson-sirleaf-profile

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    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, peace activist Tawakkul Karman and human rights activist Leyman Gbowee, you all enjoy your moment of fame! Pay no heed to persimists such as Mountain Man.
     
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