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The Disastrous Clinton Post-Presidency

The qualities of an effective presidency do not seem to transfer onto a post-presidency. Jimmy Carter was an ineffective president who became an exemplary post-president. Bill Clinton appears to be the reverse. All sorts of unproven worst-case-scenario questions float around the web of connections between Bill’s private work, Hillary Clinton’s... More »

The Navy's Most Shadowy Spy Is 450 Feet Long & Named After Jimmy Carter

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Submarines are a lot like Batman, they are covered in rubber and are great fighters, but they are gadget toting stealth detectives at their core. Of the Navy’s sub force, there is no boat more capable at sleuthing under the high seas than the heavily modified Seawolf Class submarine, the USS Jimmy Carter SSN-23. Read more...

Where is Federal Employee Accountability?

Frustrated that it is almost impossible to fire federal employees who misbehave? You can thank Jimmy Carter.

Ouch: President Of Israel Refuses Jimmy Carter Meeting Request

#Progressives have a hard time holding on to friends. When Jimmy Carter travels to Israel in the coming weeks, he’s going to have to find something else to do with his time while he’s NOT meeting with the President of … Continue reading ?

Neil deGrasse Tyson On Why He Chose Harvard Over Cornell and Sagan

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson was on my radio show Friday night talking about his new show, Star Talk, debuting Monday night on the National Geographic Channel.  We talked about his upcoming talks with President Jimmy Carter, Norman Lear and George Takei, and how to make science interesting for people who aren’t geeks.  And he told [...]

Zbigniew Brzezinski: Cooperation On Iran Deal Boosts U.S.-China Ties

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Zbigniew Brzezinski is one of America’s leading strategic thinkers. He was national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter at the time of the Iranian Revolution in 1979 and during the ensuing hostage crisis. He spoke with The WorldPost...Show More Summary

How a Burger Joint Almost Ruined Richard Nixon

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Orange County Archives, Flickr // CC BY 2.0 A lot of presidents seem to have “that” brother. Jimmy Carter had Billy, and Bill Clinton has Roger. Then there’s Don Nixon. Back in the ‘50s, Dick’s younger brother, Don, ran a chain of drive-in burger joints in California. Show More Summary

Derek Hough is naked and freezing

You must see this photo. He's having cryotherapy.       Related Stories What it's like to be named Beyoncé when you're not Mrs. Carter Surprise! Lots of people tried to lick the Chocobatch How Louis C.K. ruined Jimmy Fallon's chance at a job  

Weiqi Versus Chess

Using a universally relevant metaphor, Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Adviser to US president Jimmy Carter, wrote in The Grand Chessboard (1997): "Eurasia is the chessboard on which the struggle for global primacy continues...Show More Summary

Congress Not Required: Here's How to Make an Iran Deal Stick

Peter Harris Diplomacy, A look back at U.S.-Soviet arms control could provide the answer. In 1979, President Jimmy Carter signed the SALT II arms-limitation agreement with his Soviet counterpart Leonid Brezhnev. Owing to the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan later that year, the treaty was never ratified by the U.S. Show More Summary

Morning Reads – Thursday, April 2, 2015

With Sine Die today, the day will be long so we will keep the Morning Reads short. Peaches See Gold Dome at any point today. Jimmy Carter NOLA RFRA. California takes the lead on the whole no water thing Indefensible, but we’ll take it. Show More Summary

Netanyahu partners with Jimmy Carter to bring ‘Habitat for Humanity’ to the West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced today, April 1, his latest initiative to start a Habitat for Humanity branch in the West Bank. Invoking the humanitarian work done by former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter, Netanyahu expects his charitable venture will create tens of thousands of new homes for displaced and disadvantaged Jewish citizens.

It’s So Sad About Her Gambling Problem

Guy #1: I got a letter from Rosalyn & Jimmy Carter. Guy #2: Oh really? How are they doing? Guy #1: Good, they want money. –Christopher & Bleecker Overheard by: Carl

Evangelist Bob Jones III apologizes for saying that gays should be stoned

In 1980, Bob Jones III, a fundamentalist minister and president of Bob Jones University in South Carolina, visited the White House with other ministers to urge President Jimmy Carter to oppose any extension of the Civil Rights Act to homosexuals. 

Apartheid is no longer verboten word for Israel in ‘NYT’ and ‘CNN’

Jimmy Carter got exiled for calling Israel an apartheid state 9 years ago. Today Munayyer, Jebreal and Jim Besser all call Israel that, in the 'NYT' and 'CNN' and 'Haaretz', and there is little resistance. Thanks to Netanyahu

Dick Cheney: Obama's The Worst President In American History and the Son of a Bitch's Only Move is to Play the Race Card

Yup. Some quotes: I look at Barack Obama and I see the worst president of my lifetime, without question. I used to have significant criticism of Jimmy Carter, but compared to Barack Obama and the damage he is doing to...

Ambitious 'Five Presidents' could use some work

MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two decades since membership in the world's...

Not the Joe Manchin who got my vote

I voted for Joe Manchin in 2012 for US Senator from West Virginia. The first Democrat that I’ve voted for national office since Jimmy Carter in 1976. Mostly I voted for him because he introduced a National concealed carry bill to the Senate. I’d hoped that he would be good on guns. A few months […]

Tippets: Talking With Lefty Kreh, Kids on the Water, Snowpack & Salmon

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Bernard “Lefty” Kreh turned 90 last month, He has fished for nearly 70 years, with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. He talks about the span and diversity of his career in a … mo...

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