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Why Are the Religiously Unaffiliated Less Likely to Vote?

4 U.S. Presidents. Former President Jimmy Carter (right), walks with, from left, George H.W. Bush (far left), George W. Bush (second from left) and Bill Clinton (center) during the dedication of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center...Show More Summary

What’s in a name?

(Paul Mirengoff) Not much, at least not in this election. If you don’t believe me just ask Mark Pryor, Alison Grimes, Michelle Nunn, Mark Begich, Jason Carter (grandson of Jimmy), among others. Who is the biggest name in the 2016 presidential field? Hillary Clinton, of course. Show More Summary

How Do You Know When Your Drinking Has Become A Problem?

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

In this week’s episode of Jimmy Fowlie’s Go-go Boy Interrupted, disgraced former dancer Danny Carter explores a job opportunity that requires pants. And yes, it’s awkward and wonderful to witness him trying to play off his three DUI’s to the mother of the children he’s being interviewed to babysit for. “The second one I only got […]

Ga. governor courts black voters, testing larger GOP strategy

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Nathan Deal, the 72-year-old Republican governor of Georgia, is fighting for his political life against former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, two-term state Sen. Jason Carter. And in the process, he’s providing a cautionary tale to national Republicans about how hard it is to win over the black and other nonwhite voters they increasingly need to survive.

Georgia governor courts black voters, testing larger GOP strategy

Nathan Deal, the 72-year-old Republican governor of Georgia, is fighting for his political life against former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, two-term state Sen. Jason Carter. And in the process, he’s providing a cautionary tale to national Republicans about how hard it is to win over the black and other nonwhite voters they increasingly need to survive.

Orville Schell on China

The New York Review of Books has published an essay by the academic, writer and long time China-watcher Orville Schell. In the essay, Schell details a recent trip to China he attended, with former US President Jimmy Carter, that was meant to commemorate the 35th anniversary of 'normalised relations' between the two countries. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Talks Voter ID

President Jimmy Carter made a quick visit to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to discuss the what he and the Carter Center have done to make free elections around the world. Carter made few political statements during the visit; however, he did slip in a few words on voter ID laws, as reported by the Tifton Grapevine. Show More Summary

The Neverending Story, or How to Mess Up Afghanistan

From the beginning, it was to be "Russia's Vietnam." First the administration of President Jimmy Carter, then that of President Ronald Reagan, was determined to give the Soviet Union a taste of what the U.S. had gone through in its disastrous 14-year war in Southeast Asia. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Believes That States Have The Right To Vote Against Gay Marriage

President Jimmy Carter has said that states such as Texas have the right to reject gay marriage if the citizens have vote against it. Carter in an interview with WFAA, an ABC affiliate, stated that he is inclined to letting states act individually. Show More Summary

No, He's Not Jimmy Carter, Either

Thomas Frank unlimbered himself of another one of his Barack, Barack, lama sabachthani? lamentations in Salon over the weekend. Usually, when it comes to the pure, undistilled Green Lanternism that always is a driving force behind these homilies, I l...

FORGET KANSAS, WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH LIBERALS? “Liberal icon Thomas Frank, author of What’s the …

FORGET KANSAS, WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH LIBERALS? “Liberal icon Thomas Frank, author of What’s the Matter with Kansas?, is the latest lefty to compare President Obama to Jimmy Carter—and he doesn’t mean it as a compliment.”

Evangelical President Jimmy Carter Believes Churches, States Should Decide Whether to Marry Gays, Not Federal Government

Despite his personal belief that gays should have the right to a marriage license, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, an Evangelical Christian, says he believes churches and states should be allowed to decide whether or not to marry gay people.

Jimmy Carter: States Should Decide On Marriage, Not The Federal Government

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

"I'm kind of inclined to let the states decide individually. As you see, more and more states are deciding on gay marriage every year. If Texas doesn't want to have gay marriage, then I think that's a right for Texas people to decide. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Thinks States Should Be Able to Decide Gay Marriage 'Individually' - VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a wide-ranging interview with Dallas station WFAA, former president Jimmy Carter indicated that while gay people "should have equal rights to marry" he thinks states should still be allowed to ban same-sex marriage. Said Carter: "I'm kind of inclined...

"Correction: A previous version of this post suggested that the real-life Jimmy Carter would never have recommended the Allman Brothers."

"In fact, he had a close relationship with the band."Appended to "Obama and the End of Greatness," by Jeff Shesol, in The New Yorker.

At 90, Jimmy Carter is back campaigning in Georgia

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — It's been more than four decades since Jimmy Carter campaigned across Georgia and asked voters to make him governor.

Anthony Fisher Talks Jimmy Carter's Obama-Bashing and More on "The Independents"

5 months agoNews : Reason

Reason TV Writer/Producer Anthony L. Fisher appeared on Fox Business Network's "The Independents" alongside Red Eye's Andy Levy and regular hosts Kennedy, Kmele Foster and Reason Editor-in-Chief Matt Welch.  Among the subjects bandied about were Jimmy Carter and Leon Panetta bashing Barack Obama's foreign policy efforts; Rep. Show More Summary

5 Big Revelations in New Clinton Papers

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

A letter from the then-MSNBC anchor apologizing for his Lewinsky coverage, exasperation over Jimmy Carter, and more interesting documents from the Clinton White House.

Jimmy Carter: Obama’s Actions ‘Violate[s] Our Constitution And Human Rights’

The former president spoke to the Dallas Star-Telegram with much criticism of President Obama’s Middle East policies. “I really object to the killing of people, particularly Americans overseas who haven’t been brought to justice and put on trial,” he said. “We’ve killed four Americans overseas with American drones. To me that violates our Constitution and [...]

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