Oct. 9th, 2009

Holy Crap!

Oct. 9th, 2009 04:04 am
unclejimbo: (Hope)
President Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO – President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples," the Norwegian Nobel Committee said, citing his outreach to the Muslim world and attempts to curb nuclear proliferation.

The Nobel committee praised Obama's creation of "a new climate in international politics" and said he had returned multilateral diplomacy and institutions like the U.N. to the center of the world stage. The plaudit appeared to be a slap at President George W. Bush from a committee that harshly criticized Obama's predecessor for resorting to largely unilateral military action in the wake of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

I hope Bush is choking on his own spittle right now. I mean, damn! Just when you think the contrast between President Obama and 'w' couldn't be made any more clear.

It is so nice to have a President who isn't reviled by the world at large. Now if only he'd prosecute Bush and Cheney for their war crimes...
unclejimbo: (Default)
Well, I'm up and L-CROSS is right on target. Big Boom to ensue shortly...

Two minutes

Oct. 9th, 2009 04:28 am
unclejimbo: (La la la la la)
L-CROSS pucker time.


Oct. 9th, 2009 04:44 am
unclejimbo: (not saying a damn thing)
Well, as a layman, I didn't see much even with the NASA TV feed. Now, from the reactions of the L-CROSS flight control team, it seems like they are very happy with the outcome so now we wait as data is compiled from LRO, Hubble and a number of other assets.

Me, I'm going back to sleep now.

Space Geek is out. PEACE!

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