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President Jimmy Carter has come out against marijuana legalization, according to Project SAM, the anti-marijuana group started earlier this year by former Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) and Kevin Sabet, a former advisor in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Show More Summary
Yep, even after Barack Obama became the first two-term president since Eisenhower to win more than 51% of the popular vote in two elections, giggling wingnuts like Erickson are still using the "Black Jimmy Carter" line. And despite the...Show More Summary
A new survey on the most trusted people in America doesn't have a politician on the list until the 24th position: former President Jimmy Carter. Carter, 88, often referred to as the most successful ex-president in American history, has earned bipartisan praise since leaving office for his work on behalf of various humanitarian causes. Show More Summary
Americans really, really trust Hollywood. They are, however, far more skeptical of Washington, DC. A new survey on the most-trusted people in America finds actors taking the top three spots: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock and Denzel Washington. The first politician to appear on the list is former President Jimmy Carter, who comes in at number [...]
More interesting news from that Reader’s Digest poll we’ve been writing about this week. When it comes to politicians, America trusts no one more than former president Jimmy Carter. Carter was the 39th president of the United States, and at 88-years-old, he is the second oldest surviving president (oldest is actually George H.W. Bush by a [...]Show More Summary
He heads the politicians in the poll of 100 people in America. The new poll, provided to Secrets, proves that Washington has fallen out of favor in America. The four most trusted Americans are in show business. No. 1 is Tom Hanks, followed by Sandra Bullock, Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep. The first Washingtonian on [...]
Tributes to mom from "Tavis Smiley" guests including Jay Leno, President Jimmy Carter, Hilary Swank, Sidney Poitier, Alicia Keys, Carly Simon, Stevie Wonder and more!...
Last year, in the run-up to what would be Hugo Chávez's final election, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter provided the ultimate cover for the late caudillo when he called he Venezuelan election process "the best in the world." Today,...Show More Summary
What’s life like for an ex-president? Pretty busy, if you’re Jimmy Carter. Sporting a pair of artificial knees, Carter, 88, logs many thousands of miles each year, monitoring elections (Egypt and Libya), mediating conflicts (Sudan and Congo), building houses (Haiti). Show More Summary
Historian Jefferson Cowie tells the following story in his outstanding book on the decline of labor and the transformation of the white working class, Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class. In 1979, a reporter asked International Association of Machinists president Wimpy Winpisinger a question about Jimmy Carter. Winpisinger was [...]
HUFFLEPUFF Joe Biden Jimmy Carter Bo Obama Buddy Clinton RAVENCLAW Barack Obama Michelle Obama SLYTHERIN Dick Cheney Hillary Clinton ("the good kind of Slytherin") Socks Clinton GRYFFINDOR Rahm Emanuel Nancy Pelosi Bill Clinton SQUIB George W. Show More Summary
Just as they did in the Jimmy Carter presidency, liberals are now blaming everyone but the president for the political dysfunction in Washington. The country is too polarized. The media are too polarized. Republicans are impossible. They say it with … Continue reading ?
Last week, at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, President Obama and former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter put partisanship aside and descended on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas to say nice things about our 43rd president--they're all in the same racket, after all. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama and former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush and Jimmy Carter attend the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images. The celebration of George W. Bush's...
Speaking at the dedication ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Library on Thursday, former President Jimmy Carter offered Bush warm thanks and congratulations for his tenure as the nation’s commander-in-chief. Carter praised...Show More Summary
George W. Bush shed a few tears today during the dedication of his new presidential library. Bush was joined today by President Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter and his father George H.W. Bush in front of the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, Texas. President Obama, as well as former presidents Clinton, Carter, and [...]Show More Summary
All living US presidents and first ladies united today to celebrate the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, TX. The historical photo op included presidents Barack Obama, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W....Show More Summary
The dedication for George W. Bush’s presidential library included the presence of one current and four former United States presidents: George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and George W. Bush himself. A number of...Show More Summary
I did a good deal of tweeting about it this morning, @kathrynlopez. Africa played a remarkable and appropriate role in the ceremonies. And I’ve got to give him credit–Jimmy Carter led the parade. Explaining his PEPFAR (U.S. President’s...Show More Summary