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These are the awards attributed by stallinga.org (Note, stallinga.org has never been awarded anything and will not accept any reward from anybody; don't bother). Also we suspect the receivers of these awards couldn't care less about these rewards. Well, stallinga.org doesn't care if they care or not.
The awards are attributed somewhere in the beginning of the year and are somewhat about the past year, ideally the last calendar year, but not necessarily. And not all awards have to be rewarded each year.


2019:
Award
Receiver
Comment
Science
Ari Brynjolfsson
Actually has the audacity to say that the universe is not expanding and the red shift is caused by intergalactic plasma. Not commenting on whether it is true or not, the award goes to the audacity, something that is missing in our world of pseudoscience. The guy has to publish in ArXiv. That says enough
Sportsman
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Achieving his 1000th century break in snooker in historical
Chutzpah
Donald Tusk
After the attack on Notre Dame in Paris he actually had the audacity to say that "this will unite us". That while what was attacked was the icon of Christianity. Christianity is what defines Europe (Europe=Christianity and Christianity=Europe is the idea since approximately the time the Notre Dame was built). A chutzpah because Donald Tusk and the European Union under his command are importing Muslims as fast as can, thus destroying that what unites us
Politician
Thierry Baudet
The 'populist' from the Netherlands. Putting the necessary dialectical contradictions back in politics. Absolutely essential and wonderful to observe
Vlog(ger)
Paul Nielsen
Exposing the empty-headed green party people (and also using the word of the year)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoGNdN50eMM
Word
Virtue signalling
Most politicians, media, socialites, academics are busy in 'virtue signalling'. Showing each other how virtuous they are, one trying to outdo the other. For instance in Trump bashing, always saying what a terrible person he is. What factually is correct is irrelevant; it is about signaling to the others how good they are. They are the modern version of the Gutmensch. An example is trying to remove the "horrible regime of Assad", while by trying to do so they are the most horrific mass murderers ever having set foot on this planet

2018:
Award
Receiver
Comment
Science
Erik Verlinde
From the University of Amsterdam, working on Dark Energy and String Theory. In spite of these being two absurd subjects, Verlinde manages to get away with it and actually manages to antagonize the established science community, which is always something laudable
Sportsman
Max Verstappen
Putting the fun factor back in Formula 1 (where it was becoming just a matter of technology)
Chutzpah
Dick Cheney
Getting a bust in the Capitol for having combated terrorism, while being one of the biggest instigators of terrorism in the world (see for instance his role in 9/11)
Politician
Donald Trump
Getting so much totally unfounded criticism and still continuing is admirable. His politics are as bad as that of the others, but just the fact that the establishment hates him, makes him deserve this award
Vlog(ger)
Ken O'Keefe
Nobody can rant as inhibited as O'Keefe. Especially when he is on the lose about the "Jewish Supremacist Talmudic Satanic Pedo Bankster Cult". It takes some guts to say such things in our society and without people like O'Keefe, our freedom of speech would be eroded. Just for that reason he wins the Vlog(ger) of the Year Award:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmRiveOge_8
Word
Defenestration
The (political) act of throwing somebody out of the window. Just the idea that a special word already existed for that act, totally prepared for the current political situation, makes it the word of the year. Let the defenestrations begin !!

earlier:
Award
Receiver
Comment
Science


Sportsman
Johan Cruijff
Life time award!
Chutzpah


Politician
Vladimir Putin
Life time award! When he took power with the help of the oligarchs, the next day he invited them to his office and said to them "thank you for your help. That was yesterday. This is now!" and then took back control of his country.
Vlog(ger)
Pat Condell
"Why Does Faith Deserve Respect?". The first video blogger that defined the entire genre of a 'rant'. Absolutely enjoyable to watch and listen how every word seems to be selected carefully but very naturally:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPAC_cGVnUg
Word





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