Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter joins HuffPost Live today at 10:15am from The Carter Center in Atlanta to make a major announcement in the field of public health and discuss the prospects for peace in South Sudan. The conversation...Show More Summary
(CNN) – It's a cliche of American presidential politics - the president we elect is always a reaction to what came before. As in: Nixonian shenanigans eventually gave rise to Jimmy Carter's self-righteousness. Clintonesque parsing gave way to George W. Bush's plain speaking. Bush's plain speaking begat Barack Obama's lofty speechifying. Oversimplified? Yes. But true […]
Rush Limbaugh reacted to yesterday’s disastrous jobs numbers on his show yesterday. “Barack Obama is Jimmy Carter’s second term.” Via Daily Rushbo: Via the Rush Limbaugh website: This number of people not working, labor force participation rate, is a record … Continue reading ?
When is a cigar just a cigar? Meet Sigmund Freud. When is a "bad boy basketball player" just that? Meet Mr. Dennis Rodman. He is not a diplomat. He does not have the poise, skill, or depth of Jesse Jackson or Jimmy Carter. He is notShow More Summary
Former US president Jimmy Carter on Monday proposed three principles as a basis for Syria peace talks in Geneva: free elections, respect for their results and the deployment of peacekeepers. Syria peace talks are set to begin in Switzerland on January 22, though the full list of participants is still unclear. The talks have gone [...]
“A fundamentalist can’t bring himself or herself to negotiate with people who disagree with them because the negotiating process itself is an indication of implied equality.” Jimmy Carter August 17, 2006
I know there are more important things going on in the world, but I really had to stifle a giggle at the latest attempt to blame Jimmy Carter for every conceivable ill of the pre-Reagan world. Here is Gordon Crovitz in the Wall Street...Show More Summary
A couple of you sent us links to the news that Tom Laughlin, who made the Billy Jack series of movies died last night at the tender age of 82. I loved those movies when they came out, but, I voted for Jimmy Carter back then, too. They’re tough to watch now, though, not just […]
Excellent column by Gordon Crovitz in the WSJ on patents and the prospects for reform: Today’s patent mess can be traced to a miscalculation by Jimmy Carter, who thought granting more patents would help overcome economic stagnation. In 1979, his Domestic Policy Review on Industrial Innovation proposed a new Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which Congress […]
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
Former President Jimmy Carter applauded President Obama for shaking Cuban President Raul Castro’s hand during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday in South Africa. “I think it was something significant,” he told CNN. “I...Show More Summary
Former President Jimmy Carter told NBC News on Monday that he places Nelson Mandela alongside Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Mother Teresa as exemplars of inspiration and moral virtue in world history. In an interview with Brian Williams from Johannesburg, the 39th president …
"'Peanut One,' Jimmy Carter’s campaign jet, is the first such candidate aircraft to be equipped with two computers."
President Obama exalted the principle of activism at Mandela's memorial: "of taking risks on behalf of our ideals." From Jimmy Carter to Brian Williams to Lowell Weicker, others have extolled activism as a lesson of Mandela's life. What are you doing to honor your ideals?
By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – President Obama and first lady Michelle along with three former U.S. presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter will be among some 60 heads of state or government taking part in the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Rep Aaron Schock (R-IL) will lead the House […]
The Georgia Democrat's campaign used email a few times a day in late 1976.
To the Nelson Mandela funeral. (Jimmy Carter too.)
Rod Liddle’s observation about the death of Nelson Mandela, cut off, alas, at the age of 95, hardly needs supplementing but I was struck by one aspect of the blanket… Continue reading The post Jimmy Carter talks sense about the late Nelson Mandela appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
International leaders, including President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, will honor Nelson Mandela at a public memorial service at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg tomorrow. The memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Show More Summary