Former President Jimmy Carter joined MSNBC's Chris Matthews for an interview on Hardball Wednesday and made some news by saying he does not think the United States should bomb Iran even if they were to succeed in building an operational nuclear weapon.
It doesn’t happen every day — not even when you’re a former president. But from Row F at the Arena Stage Thursday evening and in the midst of a star-studded Washington crowd, former President Jimmy Carter was given a rare glimpse of himself and his presidency during the premier of “Camp David.” The new play revisits the 13 […]
Back in 2008, even those who refrained from drinking the Kool-Aid had no idea how bad it would be. Some said electing Barack Obama would be like giving the disastrous Jimmy Carter a second term. But Obama is no Jimmy Carter. Under Carter, the Russians only invaded the ungovernable wasteland of Afghanistan. Show More Summary
On Monday evening, former President Bill Clinton tweeted a Presidents Day message for U.S. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush and Jimmy Carter. While he wished all four a Happy Presidents Day, he playfully reprimanded W. Show More Summary
In response to Obama's Imperial Presidency: Just what America really needed: a fusion of Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon. You know, I hate to sound cynical, but I don't see how even a Supreme Court smackdown over NLRB appointments is going to "check" Obama's abuse of executive authority. Show More Summary
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
(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:
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...
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 [...]
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
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...
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 [...]
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...
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 ]
(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
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
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.
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
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 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