Barack Obama Nobel Peace Prize Speech – VIDEO

President Barack Obama appeared in Oslo, Norway on Thursday to accept the Nobel Peace Prize, a prestigious award some believe he has not yet earned. In his Nobel Peace Prize speech accepting the award, Obama acknowledged the controversy regarding his nomination.

Barack Obama - Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony
Barack Obama - Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony

“I have no doubt that there are others that may be more deserving,” Obama said. “My task here is to continue on the path that I believe is not only important for America but important for lasting peace in the world.”

The Nobel committee has been widely criticized for awarding the Peace Prize to President Obama as a virtually untried freshman president. Others, however, argue that the award was given to Obama as a symbol of hope the American president will bring positive change to the world stage.

A handful of protesters stood vigil outside the peace prize ceremony, with one holding a sign reading: “Obama you won it, now earn it.” Which, in the end, may be the best sentiment expressed about the whole controversy.

Check out the Obama Nobel Nobel Peace Prize speech below: 

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4 thoughts on “Barack Obama Nobel Peace Prize Speech – VIDEO”

  1. Just when you think that you’ve seen it all. I can not believe the Barack Obama is expecting companies that did not even receive any bail out money to pay it all back. These bail outs were a horrible idea. why is chrysler and GM not expected to pay back the money they received when companies that did not get anything have to foot the bill. This is an absolutely stupid idea.

  2. It is good to see that Presidednt Obama is willing to put any personal differences aside to help Haiti. No one should be trying to use this disaster to gain politically. These people need our help. It is at times like this that the people of the United States tend to shine. Hopefully these 3 leaders standing together can make a difference.

  3. There are certainly a lot of details like that to take into consideration. That?s a great point to bring up. I offer the thoughts above as general inspiration but clearly there are questions like the one you bring up where the most important thing will be

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