Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Nov 2009 17:11 UTC
Linux Now this is one to ponder. This year, the Nobel Peace Prize went to Barack Obama, president of the United States. The prize has been given to both politicians and non-politicians alike, and Keith Lofstrom thinks its time to hand over the Peace Prize to a non-politician once more: Linus Torvalds.
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RE: easy to knock Obama
by Soulbender on Sun 22nd Nov 2009 01:54 UTC in reply to "easy to knock Obama"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

You know, its easy for all of you to knock Obama, except that none of you are black men that have been elected President of the United States.


So the fsck what? The US finally got a president that isnt a member of the white old dudes club? Welcome to the rest of the world, we even have women as presidents here.
I like the man but giving him the peace price was a goddamn joke and giving it to Linus would be an even bigger one.

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RE[2]: easy to knock Obama
by bugjacobs on Sun 22nd Nov 2009 03:27 in reply to "RE: easy to knock Obama"
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2009-01-03

Obama may be black, but there are plenty of white / old men behind him .. And , Obama isnt even an Afro-American ! Hes from KENYA ! Id rather see an Afro-American president with multiple generations of Afro-Americans in his background. Its a deception that Obama is "black".

Edited 2009-11-22 03:31 UTC

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RE[3]: easy to knock Obama
by DrillSgt on Sun 22nd Nov 2009 04:03 in reply to "RE[2]: easy to knock Obama"
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2005-12-02

Obama may be black, but there are plenty of white / old men behind him .. And , Obama isnt even an Afro-American ! Hes from KENYA ! Id rather see an Afro-American president with multiple generations of Afro-Americans in his background. Its a deception that Obama is "black".


He was born in Hawaii. His parents were from Kenya. Now, Kenya is part of Africa according to geographic studies, so why would that not make him Afro-American?

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RE[3]: easy to knock Obama
by Soulbender on Mon 23rd Nov 2009 03:42 in reply to "RE[2]: easy to knock Obama"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Its a deception that Obama is "black".


I'm pretty sure people in Kenya are black. In fact, they're probably more black than "afro-americans".

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