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A Natural GOP-Convention Speaker: Michael Moore

Traditionally, Michael Moore has gone to Democratic conventions. In 2004, Jimmy Carter asked him to sit with him in the presidential box. He said to Moore — according to Moore — “There is no one I’d rather sit with.” (On another occasion,...Show More Summary

Flashback: Hank Williams Serenades June Carter With 'Hey, Good Lookin''

The Hank Williams classic "Hey, Good Lookin'" turns 65 years old today. Released on June 22, 1951, the song was written that spring, during an airplane ride that found Williams sitting beside Grand Ole Opry members Little Jimmy Dickens and Minnie Pearl. The three singers were heading to Wichita Falls,...

The compromising of America

Long-standing secret dealings have made allies of the U.S. and Iran Recently declassified U.S. documents have revealed shocking information on how President Jimmy Carter and his administration conducted secret meetings and communications...Show More Summary

Environmental doom, Trump’s glorification of consumption and the flimflamming of a fool

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

In the 1970s two important voices warned us that us that the American materialism of the time was dangerous. One came from the economist/environmentalist E. F. Schumacher (1911-1977), the other from President Jimmy Carter. We did not heed the warnings of either man. Today, many years of...

Jimmy Carter calls for return to publicly financed elections

Former president Jimmy Carter, who won election in 1976 largely because of public financing, says it is time to move back to a system in which campaigns rely on taxpayer money to pay for general elections. In an interview with fellow former Oval Office holder Bill Clinton, Carter said the system encourages public participation in the […]

Intelligence Reform in the Jimmy Carter Era

“Public trust and confidence in the Intelligence Community have been seriously undermined by disclosures of activities in the past that were illegal, injudicious or otherwise improper by today’s standards,” according to a 1977 interagency memorandum circulated by National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton criticize election rhetoric

Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter appeared onstage together Tuesday in Atlanta, the 42nd president quizzing the 39th on global politics and making only vague reference to the ongoing presidential campaign. "The truth is they're being mirrored...Show More Summary

Response to a Regular Reader about Illegal Prostitution

(June 14, 2016 09:31 PM, by David Henderson) In response to my post criticizing Jimmy Carter for his advocacy of keeping prostitution illegal, Stanley Greer wrote me the following (and gave me permission to reprint.) David Henderson criticizes Jimmy Carter for saying prostitutes sell themselves. He insists they... (2 COMMENTS)

Jimmy Carter, After Visiting Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter: “I Believe in Evolution”

Yesterday, former President Jimmy Carter made a visit to Ken Ham's Noah's Ark theme park. It was an odd pairing since Carter has long been a champion of science education while Ham doesn't believe in science or education. Carter's people...Show More Summary

Earlier Today, Ken Ham Welcomed President Jimmy Carter to His Noah’s Ark Theme Park

Former President Jimmy Carter made a visit to Ken Ham's Noah's Ark theme park this morning, a visit which Ham will undoubtedly use in the future as an endorsement of his beliefs:

The forgotten story of how Muhammad Ali and a Jersey guy tried to reunite the Beatles

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

He tells the story now, even 40 years later, with a profound sense of awe. Joel Sacher was attending the inauguration gala for President Jimmy Carter, which would have represented a life milestone for the longtime Springfield resident regardless of the circumstances. But he was there as a personal...

Troy Carter To Join Spotify In Senior Role, As Battle For Exclusive Content Heats Up

Just as Apple has Jimmy Iovine and Tidal has Jay Z, Spotify will now have the well respected and much liked Troy Carter serving as it's liaison with the music and creative community. The battle among music streamers for exclusive content is about to get more competitive and likely much...

Jimmy Carter Just Advanced Unfortunate Myths & Stereotypes About Sex Work

You don’t get to define “empowerment” to women who lack your economic privilege, education, and whose only means of survival are a trade you’re trying to cut off. Last we heard of Jimmy Carter, America’s 39th POTUS and a self-avowedShow More Summary

Ayatollah Khomeini's 1979 love letter to President Jimmy Carter.

Revealed at last, newly declassified:The ayatollah was determined to return to Iran after 15 years in exile and make the Shah's "vacation" permanent. So he made a personal appeal. In a first-person message, Khomeini told the White House...Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Just Advanced Unfortunate Myths & Stereotypes About Sex Work

Carter might identify proudly as a feminist, but let's be real -- who, at his age, isn't at least a little problematic?

Jimmy Kimmel Told HuffPo to 'Fuck Off' & You Can Start Expecting a New Batch of Breakup Songs From Taylor Swift

3 weeks agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Helena Bonham Carter + adorable fuzzy animals = maybe my favorite magazine covers ever. (Go Fug Yourself) Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris have broken up. So we can probably expect a wave of new breakup songs from her and...

Pilgrimage to Plains: The faithful come from around the world to hear Jimmy Carter preach

The weekend after Jimmy Carter's cancer diagnosis announcement, 1,300 people arrived for Sunday school. “It was a shock,” says Plains Trading Post owner Philip Kurland. “It was busier than the Plains Peanut Festival, which normally is the most busy weekend in Plains. We have had no slow season this year.”

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