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    The Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget) has elected Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland (born 1950) and Ms. Ågot Valle (born 1945) as new members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

    Jagland is currently President of the Storting, representing the Labour Party, whereas Valle is a member of Parliament and leading spokesperson on international affairs of the Socialist Left Party.
    At the Committee's first meeting of the year, Mr. Jagland was elected as new leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. Kaci Kullmann Five was elected as Deputy Leader

    New Committee members | Nobels fredspris
     
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    Leave it up to them damned squareheads to make American Conservatives look like idiots. Not only do they exceed the living standard of the US, but they are healthier, live longer, and take better care of their seniors. Now they up and give a Nobel to our Conservatives favorite whipping boy.

    Poor, poor Conservatives. The world just doesn't understand that you meant well, just had a small problem with uncontrolled greed and complete incompetance.
     
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    damned hard to defend your boy on this on ain't it ? :lol:
     
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    Norway: Pros and cons
    For the third year in a row, the United Nations' Development Program has ranked Norway as having the best standard of living in the world. Norwegians beat out all others because of their high levels of education, pay and life expectancy
    The Old New Thing : Norway: Pros and cons
     
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    Don't have to defend President Obama. The Nobel Committee awarded the prize.
     
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    apples and oranges---give it up rocks
     
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    Sure, Wilson. Apples and oranges. Meaning don't you dare look to see how other nations are doing better than we are. Especially if the way that they do it is contrary to our nineteenth century ideology. And if adhereing to a failed ideology has the citizens of America living below the living standards of many other industrial nations, tough shit.
     
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    Must be nice to not have to deal with 20 million illegal immigrants.
     
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    If you read the statement this comittee put out, they gave the award to Barry on 'expectations.' :lol:
     
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    Over half of those immigrants arrived after 9-11. Perhaps President Bush might have a bit to do with that. And many European nations have significant immigrants in their population. Including Norway.
     

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