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The Growing Campaign to Revoke Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

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"Obama's deeds do not match his words."   Evalyn S., Walnut Creek, CA

"You lost any credibility giving Obama the peace prize. Fix it."   Camilo B., Long Beach, CA

"Obama's harsh treatment of whistleblowers who are trying to expose the outlandish abuses of the military/corporate state disqualify him from any awards given to peacemakers."   David L., Alamosa, CO

"It's real sad that the promises that were made by Barack Obama concerning nearly everything have been lost with his sellout to corporate greed. We need a real leader for Peace."   Al B., Ignacio, CO

"I had high hopes for this President when I voted for him. I believed him to be a peace maker, unlike the hawk who was his predecessor. However, there seems to be no effort at peacemaking, at reconciliation,   at hope, and killing-by-drone simply leads to more fear and hatred. I fear the day that the government will try to control US with them, too."    Louise A., Greenfield, MA

"You gave him the Nobel Peace Prize too soon. His use of drones and killing of innocent civilians attests to his being anything but a peace-maker."   Rev. Sandy G., San Francisco, CA

"It is not a good example of what peace means when the Nobel Prize is awarded to the leader of a nation engaging in war as a business strategy. Make a statement, please."   Chandra P., Walsenburg, CO

"I, like so many others, gave this man the benefit of the doubt. It has been thrown back in our faces."   Chris C., Harrogate, Great Britain

"He never deserved it and he hasn't earned it. Yes, please, take it back."   Jackie F., Oakland, CA

 "The Nobel Peace Prize should not be awarded to war mongers and war criminals. Therefore, please revoke the Peace Prize you awarded to President Obama in 2009."   Fred N., Pleasanton, CA

"It is with deepest regret we ask for this but our President's actions have not lived up to the high honor of promoting peace."  GlendaRae H., South Bend, IN

"I don't think anyone ever understood what Obama was supposed to have done to have deserved the Peace Prize in the first place. And I'm a lifelong Democrat, so my feeling that the Nobel Committee made a mistake is not based in political partisanship."  Steve J., Hermosa Beach, CA

"It appears that preemptive peace prizes work about as well as preemptive wars."   Jaan C., Alameda, CA

To read more comments, or to sign the RootsAction.org petition urging the Norwegian Nobel Committee to revoke President Obama's Peace Prize, click here.

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Norman Solomon is the author of many books, including "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death," which has been adapted into a documentary film. For more information, go to: www.normansolomon.com

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I'd revoke Kissinger's first.... by Maxwell on Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 1:42:56 PM
The NPP for decades has been awarded to the most b... by Julian Lobato on Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 2:40:27 PM
Take it away from him because of the drones.... by Cyril North on Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 2:48:59 PM
click here... by Daniel Geery on Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 5:49:07 PM
Daniel, Your comment is disgusting.... by kanawah on Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 8:40:04 PM
far more so. Don't you think?... by Daniel Geery on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 11:22:02 AM
"There is no way to peace; peace is the way." ... by Gentry L Rowsey on Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 8:48:50 AM
Obama has ended the Iraq debacle, and we will be l... by kanawah on Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 8:38:14 PM
a prison cell in the Hauge.... by Tom Madison on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 11:58:07 AM
He's been stepping up drone attacks in Pakistan an... by Adam Smith on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 2:55:34 PM
Obama should have his peace prize taken away from ... by Rudy Avizius on Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 10:15:27 PM
Thanks for writing this piece, Norman! I signed wi... by Truth Troubadour on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 1:59:17 AM
Looks like Chris Hedges was absolutely right this ... by Alan MacDonald on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 7:27:43 AM
Let's focus where we have the best chance of affec... by Josh Mitteldorf on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 8:43:28 AM
More "Issues Oriented BS" & less focus on the ... by Alan MacDonald on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 10:19:17 AM
Wasn't Obama the guy who immediately flew abroad t... by Simon Leigh on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 1:00:35 PM
Immediately after Obama's inauguration in January ... by mrk * on Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 2:32:38 PM
I think that Obama was given the prize as a slap t... by S. Juniper on Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 12:44:52 AM