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But...But.... RACISM!!!

Somehow, we are thinking that it can't be easier to get an ID in South Africa than it is here in Amerikkka: All of this gets even funnier when you remember that the Federal Election Commission chaired by none other than Jimmy Carter (that noted Republican racist... Show More Summary

Ramirez on a Roll

(Steven Hayward) Cartoonist nonpareil Michael Ramirez is beating Obama like a drum right now.  Of course, Obama is proving an easier artistic target than Jimmy Carter, and Obama doesn’t even have a beer-swilling brother (that we know of).  Anyway, herewith a recent gallery:

Even Jimmy Carter Gets It… Today’s Middle Class Resembles 1970?s Poor

Worst. President. Ever. Obama is the worst jobs’ president since the Great Depression. Obama owns the worst GDP growth rate since the Great Depression. 4 of 5 American adults face near poverty and no work. Under … Continue readi...

RIP: Bert Lance

Received via the tip line: North Georgia business icon Bert Lance, who served as director for the Office of Management and Budget under Jimmy Carter, has died at age 82. Lance passed away around 5:15 Thursday evening, according to family friends. From Tom Baxter via Jim Galloway: A self-described “country banker,” Lance became a protégé [...]

Marlo Thomas: A Very Personal Thank You to President George H. W. Bush

American presidents have many jobs. They govern. They lead. They inspire. And if we're lucky, they continue to set an example even after they've left the White House. Jimmy Carter's steadfast humanitarianism has been on exhibit for more than three decades; and the Clinton Foundation has become a global force of good.

Stupid Right-Wing Tweets: Erick Erickson Edition

Yep, even after Barack Obama became the first two-term president since Eisenhower to win more than 51% of the popular vote in two elections, giggling wingnuts like Erickson are still using the "Black Jimmy Carter" line. And despite the...Show More Summary

Bill Maher: “[T]he Role Model For Every President Should be” … Jimmy Carter

C’mon give Maher some credit here: he’s not afraid to show his true colors. Even most liberals I know feel uncomfortable talking about Jimmy...

Jay Carney denies White House involvement with Jay-Z & Beyonce’s Cuba trip

Written by Doug Powers After it was reported that Jay-Z and Beyoncé traveled to Cuba to soak up some warm Havana weather and maybe get a chance to meet Jimmy Carter, even some of President Obama’s fellow Democrats, including Debbie Wasserman Schultz, were critical of the fact that somebody in the federal government gave the [...]

The Inevitability of Jimmy Fallon's Succession to "The Tonight Show" Is Now Even More Inevitable

2 years agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Bill Carter -- the man who has been chronicling the late-night wars for about two decades -- is reporting over on The New York Times today that Jimmy Fallon's succession to The Tonight Show is now even more inevitable than...

Jimmy Carter: My Grandson Won Obama Reelection

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Carter's grandson, James Earl Carter IV, torpedoed Romney with the 47 percent video.... I don't think Romney was ever going to win that race, but the 47 percent video made certain failure even more than certain. As for Jimmy Carter, he is crowding his 80s. These American presidents sure know how to live. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Reliving the Left-Wing Terrorism of the 1970s

(John Hinderaker) In many ways, it feels like we are reliving the 1970s, with the awful difference that Jimmy Carter has been re-elected. This story stimulates a sick sort of nostalgia; a hung over feeling, even though New Year’s Eve...Show More Summary

Carter Tries, Fails to Prove Republican Tax Policy Racist; Atwater Exonerated

Jimmy Carter began his political career supporting racial segregation in the South. He even launched his re-election campaign at Tuscumbia, AL, the birthplace of the Ku Klux Klan, as Ann Coulter reminds us in her new book Mugged: Racial...Show More Summary

James Marshall Crotty: Even An Obama Victory Might Be Market Positive

Even if Obama pulls out a November victory -- which still seems likely, despite the worst jobs number by an incumbent since FDR, and a Middle East that resembles the 1979 mess enabled by Jimmy Carter -- it still might be market-positive.

James Carter IV Got Tired Of His Grandfather Being A Romney Punchline

It was Jimmy Carter’s grandson who put a severe dent in the Romney campaign. Carter, a freelance researcher, had been trolling the Internet for damaging videos and quickly realized the fund-raiser clip was his chance to get even with Romney for assaults on his family… Jimmy Carter reveled in the discovery. Show More Summary

Is Obama Being Carterized?

Obama in 2012 is often compared to Jimmy Carter in 1980. Yet we might forget that the crisis with Iran for much of 1980, even despite the failed April rescue effort, helped Carter, who chose to play statesman secluded in the Rose Garden to deflect the bad news from the awful “misery index” economy. Show More Summary

Republicans pretend George Bush was never president while using Jimmy Carter to attack Barack Obama

Republicans would love it if they could convince everybody that Jimmy Carter was the worst president of the 20th century and that Barack Obama is even worse than Carter. To prove it, they've taken Carter's critical words from more than three decades ago in an attempt to describe current economic conditions. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush On Economy: Look, Over There!

Um, correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't these the same people who are still blaming Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and even FDR for everything? President Obama often reminds voters of the dire economic conditions he inherited from the previous president's administration, but President George W. Show More Summary

Jason Hanson: Detroit Lions Kicker Still Doing It, 20 Years Later

It’s fitting, really, that the Detroit Lions, lovers of tumult for decades, should have stability at a position that doesn’t even really qualify as a football player. Since Jimmy Carter was president, the Lions have employed two full-time place kickers. Show More Summary

Barack Obama's Approval Rating Even Higher Than Jimmy Carter's

Good news for the Obama campaign! His job approval numbers are… Well, they're not the lowest on record. And you've got to take your victories where you can get them… Barack Obama averaged 46.8% job approval during his 14th quarter in office, marking a slight improvement from quarter 13. His quarterly average approval rating has [...]

Obama Ranks Behind Carter, Nixon as One of the Worst President’s Ever

A poll of likely US voters rank Barack Obama below Jimmy Carter and even Richard Nixon as one of the worst president's of all time.

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