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Jimmy Carter: We Waited Too Long To Confront ISIS

Now, even Jimmy Carter is sounding more hawkish than President Obama, and says we should have gone after ISIS sooner. “First of all, we waited too long,” Carter said Tuesday. “We let the Islamic state build up its money, capability and strength and weapons while it was still in Syria. Then when [ISIS] moved into [...]

Jimmy Carter Thinks Obama Waited Too Long to Confront ISIS

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Even History's Greatest Monster Jimmy Carter is scoring points off President Barack Obama's foreign policy, telling the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that Obama waited too long to confront the rise of ISIS and general has a confused Middle East policy.

How Conservative Judges Are Using Jimmy Carter To Screw Over Minority Voters.

Yesterday, a three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—all Republican appointees—paved the way for Wisconsin's controversial voter ID law to take effect in time for this year's midterm elections. Civil rights groups had sued...Show More Summary

NC pastors on Jimmy Carter’s 90th birthday: He could ‘go to hell’ for making Jesus a gay-loving ‘hippy’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Two North Carolina pastors speculated recently that former President Jimmy Carter (D) may be going to hell because he had said that Jesus would not condemn LGBT people. While speaking to students at Grand Rapids Community College last month, Carter had responded to a question about LGBT rights. “I...

Why an Old Viking Value is Perhaps Capitalism’s Worst Enemy

In 1979, President Jimmy Carter went on national television and gave a speech that was soon called the “national malaise speech.”  It pissed off a lot of Americans because they didn’t want to hear it, even though much of it was true at the time. I want to focus on just one paragraph and ignore [...]

Jimmy Carter: I Could’ve Beaten Reagan if I Had Been ‘Manly’ and Bombed Iran

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former President Jimmy Carter believes he could have easily defeated Ronald Reagan in the 1980 presidential election if only he had shown his "manly" side and more aggressively pursued the hostages held by Iranian militants at the t...

Jimmy Carter Turns 90

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Happy 90th Birthday, President Carter! Michelle and I send our best wishes to you and Rosalynn. -bo— The White House (@WhiteHouse) October 1, 2014 Last night President Obama congratulated former President Jimmy Carter on his 90th birthday. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter says he 'could have wiped Iran off the map'

Former President Jimmy Carter says that if he’d been more “manly” in his response to Iran and the U.S. hostage crisis, he might have defeated Ronald Reagan at the polls in 1980.

Happy Birthday, Jimmy Carter

In addition to the anniversaries mentioned in a previous post, we would be remiss in not wishing a happy birthday to Georgia’s only President, Jimmy Carter, who turns 90 today. Over at the Washington Examiner, they have a story describing...Show More Summary

Carter: I Would Have Defeated Reagan If I Had Been More 'Manly'

In an interview with CNBC, former President Jimmy Carter reflected on his time in the White House, particularly regarding his handling of the Iran Hostage Crisis, which some suggest was responsible for his defeat by Ronald Reagan in the 1980 presidential election. Show More Summary

Carter: I’d Have Been Reelected If I’d ‘Shown That I Was…Manly’

Jimmy Carter says if he had declared war on Iran he would have beaten Ronald Reagan in the 1980 election. In the interview President Carter says, “I could’ve been re-elected if I’d taken military action against Iran, shown that I was strong and resolute and manly and so forth. But I think I could have [...]

Jimmy Carter: 'I could have wiped Iran off the map'

Former President Jimmy Carter says he could have won re-election to a second term had he acted more "manly" in dealing with Tehran during the Iran Hostage Crisis. "I could have wiped Iran off the map with the weapons that we had, but...Show More Summary

JIMMY CARTER: 'I Could Have Wiped Iran Off The Map'

Former President Jimmy Carter marked his 90th birthday Wednesday with a lengthy interview on CNBC Meets where he discussed his one term in office and the one thing he would have handled differently — the Iran Hostage Crisis. Carter suggested...Show More Summary

Happy 90th Birthday Jimmy Carter

President Jimmy Carter celebrates his 90th birthday today, October 1. On the occasion of the 39th President's birthday, let's take a look back at his Presidency (and Governorship) with a handful of photos. Jimmy Carter, touring a display...Show More Summary

Twenty ways to be different from Obama

It is a truism that an unpopular president tends to beget his opposite (Jimmy Carter gave us Ronald Reagan, for example). If so, then what could we expect from President Obama’s successor? 1. A president who every day, rain or shine, sits down for an intelligence briefing in person. 2. A president who promptly fires an […]

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Carter's 2002 Nobel Peace Prize photo. Happy #90 to #39! If you don’t count George Washington's fake choppers, Jimmy Carter owns the most famous set of presidential teeth in history. That Jimmy grin was what the country wanted after the Watergate mess. Show More Summary

Wednesday Morning Open Thread: Happy Birthday, President Carter

From commentor SiubhanDuinne: The hardhat in the photo tells you everything you need to know about this good man. Best wishes to President Jimmy Carter on his 90th birthday, October 1, 2014. I have had the immense pleasure and privilege of meeting him on several occasions over the past 25+ years. When I was recovering [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Jimmy Carter: We Needs Some Boots On The Ground To Defeat ISIS And Protect Civilians

Jimmy Carter says if the United States wants to defeat ISIS in Iraq but avoid killing civilians, it’s going to take some boots on the ground. Speaking at a community college in western Michigan, the former U.S. president said it’s necessary...Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Speaks on Gay Rights

A packed college auditorium roared with applause when former President Jimmy Carter took a stand for gay rights. When asked about his views on human rights and the LGBT community, Carter schooled the crowd at Michigan's Grand Rapids Community College with some of his Christian theology. Show More Summary

Former President Jimmy Carter Says Jesus Would Have Loved The Gays

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Former U.S. President and official Cool Dude Jimmy Carter has given his opinion on LGBT rights and people who use the Bible to defend homophobia. “I never knew of any word or action of Jesus Chris that discriminated against anyone,” he told a group of students while speaking at Grand Rapids Community College’s 100th anniversary […]

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