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Former Vice President Walter Mondale hospitalized with flu -newspaper

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale has been hospitalized with the flu, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune newspaper reported citing former President Jimmy Carter. Carter was speaking at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis...Show More Summary

Former Ag Secretaries Urge Congress to Pass TPA

A bipartisan group of former U.S. Agriculture Secretaries, representing all past administrations since President Jimmy Carter, issued an open letter on Friday urging Congress to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). The former secretaries...Show More Summary

Speech fallout: Liz Warren won’t say if she’s going, AIPAC seethes, and Obama is the next Jimmy Carter

Marcia Fudge of Ohio is the latest congressperson to say she won't attend the Netanyahu speech, even as Elliott Abrams predicts that the Democratic Party will abandon Israel and Barack Obama will become a Jimmy Carter figure on this issue when he leaves office

Featuring Jimmy Carter

Kickstarters for creative projects run the gamut from endeavors like Star Citizen to requests for food or rent money to let a writer finish a novel. In between those extremes is this, a charmingly eccentric children’s book titled Pete Peanut and the Trouble with Birthdays, which needs help covering the costs of its ambitious design. […]

Giuliani’s false claims about Obama’s speeches

“I’m not condemning his patriotism — patriots can criticize. They’re allowed to criticize. I don’t hear from him what I heard from Harry Truman, what I heard from Bill Clinton, what I heard from Jimmy Carter, which is these wonderful words about what a great country we are, what an exceptional country we are. When […]

Rudy Giuliani Complains: Obama Doesn’t Love Us

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani believes that George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, even Jimmy Carter loved America… but not Barack Obama. Speaking in front of a group of wealthy Republican donors at the 21 Club in New York, Giuliani stated that the current President just doesn’t love enough. Show More Summary

How Africa is wiping out the parasite that has gripped the region for decades

From a distance, President Jimmy Carter thought, it looked like a baby. Male? Female? He was too far away to tell. The woman cradling the child was standing near the outskirts of the crowd. The former president of the United States, who had kept his campaigning days playing with babies, walked over to say hello. Show More Summary

NY Review of Books: French Establishment, Like American Liberal Establishment of the 1970s, Had Better Wake Up and Begin Speaking Clearly About Actual Reality or They'll Go the Way of Jimmy Carter

Another organ of left-wing thought is sounding the warning bells on the liberal establishment's absolute commitment to pretending away the Islamist Problem. This has resonances for America generally, and specifically for Bobby Jindal, who was attacked for echoing the claim...

Morning Reads: Jimmy Carter’s last fight; Obama & ISIS; T.R. lives on President’s Day

National Does Obama’s ISIS plans go far enough? Hillary’s fundraising pleas angers many Jimmy Carter’s last fight More ISIS beheadings? FEMA keeps an eye on Waffle Houses Local Busy week at the state House Guv declares state of emergency...Show More Summary

Ten Odd Jobs Held by Future United States Presidents

3 months agoHumor : Neatorama

President Jimmy Carter was brought up on a peanut farm, which is fairly common knowledge. Yet the young Carter was also an incredibly enterprising young man. Prior to leaving home to be educated at Annapolis and the Naval Academy, Carter gained much experience in the way of business and investing. Show More Summary

Morning Reads – Thursday, February 12, 2015

Today is the 7th birthday of my sweet puppy, Shady Suzanne.  Peaches $12,000 more for you! Grover Norquist’s group weighs in on transportation. A bill: No man-pigs, no science. Cong. Buddy Carter and the winking photobomber. Jimmy Carter Jindal’s legacy will be a budgetary mess? One of Obamacare’s high points may be wiped out. Show More Summary

Joan Rivers Wins Posthumous Grammy 2015 for Best Spoken Word Album

The late Joan Rivers has just won a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album! The comedian’s album, Diary Of A Mad Diva, beat out James Franco‘s Actors Anonymous, Jimmy Carter‘s A Call to Action, John Waters‘ Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, Elizabeth Warren‘s A Fighting Chance and Gloria Gaynor‘s We Will Survive: [...]

Bob Dylan Defends His 'Mangling' Of Songs

On Friday night, Bob Dylan was honored by MusiCares, a charity that gives critical aid to musicians in need. Introduced by former president Jimmy Carter, Dylan took the stage and gave a long, 30-minute speech about his storied career. He thanked John Hammond, who signed him to Columbia Records when... More »

Solar & Wind = 53% Of New US Electricity Capacity In 2014

Originally published on the ECOreport. It has been 37 years since Dr Allan Hoffman gave President Jimmy Carter the plan that could have started America’s renewable revolution. The idea was shelved after Reagan was elected. Hoffman waited, as administration after administration ignored the potential, until Barack Obama was elected. Show More Summary

US Oil Workers Launch Biggest Strike Since 1980

Oil workers across America started walking off the job at midnight yesterday in their first nationwide strike since Jimmy Carter was president. The United Steelworkers Union members are striking at nine refineries, accounting for more than 10% of US capacity, after rejecting five proposals for a new 3-year contract, the...

Yemen's Houthis -- America's New Proxies?

President Obama is in danger of making the same kind of mistake that President Jimmy Carter made on the eve of the Iranian revolution. President Carter, indulgent in his belief in the strength of the Shah of Iran and in his refusal to...Show More Summary

Yemen's Houthis -- America's New Proxies?

President Obama is in danger of making the same kind of mistake that President Jimmy Carter made on the eve of the Iranian revolution. President Carter, indulgent in his belief in the strength of the Shah of Iran and in his refusal to...Show More Summary

Saints split up on Pro Bowl rosters

For the first time, members of the New Orleans Saints will compete on separate Pro Bowl rosters Sunday. Quarterback Drew Brees landed on Team Carter, while tight end Jimmy Graham and running back Mark Ingram were selected by Team Irvin during Wednesday night’s Pro Bowl draft. This is the second year of the Pro Bowl’s new conference-free format. Show More Summary

Media Minutia

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

TVNewser: Like most of the media, ABC News needs to rethink its use of “exclusive.” FishbowlDC: If we didn’t have TMZ, we’d never know what Jimmy Carter thinks of Mike Huckabee’s beef with Beyoncé. Thank you, TMZ. Thank you. GalleyCat: File this under “Cool Library Stuff” — The Morgan Library is hosting an Alice in Wonderland exhibit.

Carter links recent Paris terror attack to Israeli abuse of Palestinians

In a Monday night  interview on ‘The Daily Show’, former President Jimmy Carter asserted that the recent violence in France could be attributed to the failure to reach a solution to the Palestinian problem and the terror attacks are a reflection of and a reaction to how Arabs are treated in Israel.  Appearing on “The […]

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