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Obama's full Nobel speech

President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize speech – Partial Text of President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech: And yet I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the considerable controversy that your generous decision has generated.  (Laughter.)  In part, this is because I am at the beginning, and not the end, of my labors on the world stage.  Compared to some of the giants of history who’ve received this prize — Schweitzer and King; Marshall and Mandela — my accomplishments are slight.  And then there are the men and women around the world who have been jailed and beaten in

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Obama and the Nobel

Obama discusses the power of the Nobel Peace Prize. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy I’m still looking for the complete speech. I looked yesterday and this morning and I can only find clips. 🙁 If you can find a complete video please e-mail me. Thanks! Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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JJP'er gets his funny on

Baratunde Thurston is one of the ones that founded Jack and Jill politics. He is a comedian by trade. Here he is performing a couple of nights ago at San Francisco’s Punch Line. He covers a lot of topics in a short period of time including growing up and going to public school and then going to private school, President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize and the media’s obsession with Sarah Palin. He also suggests a few titles for Sarah Palin’s new book. This is good. Enjoy.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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