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MUFON's Jan Harzan On Area 51, Jimmy Carter's UFO Sighting And History Channel's Hangar 1 Series

In Part 1 of this interview with MUFON executive director Jan Harzan, we discussed Harzan’s own UFO encounter as a boy, some well-documented sightings and Roswell, NM, among other things strange. Here, Harzan tackles Area 51, possible reverse engineering of UFOs, History Channel's Hangar 1 television series, famous people who [...]

Jimmy Carter never served on a nuclear submarine

Initial version posted Jan 27, 2006 A recent conversation about the dangers of false claims of expertise stimulated me to revise and republish a nearly 11 year-old post. It provides documented proof that Jimmy Carter was not a “nuclear engineer” and never served on a nuclear submarine. Show More Summary

President Jimmy Carter is close to wiping Guinea worm disease from the planet

At a 2015 press conference discussing his cancer diagnosis, former President Jimmy Carter joked that “I’d like to see the last Guinea worm die before I do.” Now, two years later, the Carter Center has announced that they remain on the cusp of wiping the disease from the planet.

From 3.5M Cases to Just 25: a Disease Nearly Vanquished

Jimmy Carter, who's been working for decades to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says only 25 human cases of the illness were reported worldwide in 2016. When the Carter Center joined the battle to eliminate Guinea worm disease in the mid-1980s, there were about 3.5 million cases in 21 countries,...

African worm disease from dirty water nearly eradicated, says Jimmy Carter

When the Carter Center joined the battle to eliminate Guinea worm disease in the mid-1980s, there were 3.5 million cases in 21 countries, now only 25 cases have been reported worldwide

Jimmy Carter Rates His Presidency And Reflects On 'Gratifying' Post-Presidential Years

As 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter remains proud of his administration’s efforts and accomplishments during his four years in office in the late 70s. But, as the 92-year-old told Oprah during an interview for OWN’sShow More Summary

Disease That Causes 3-Foot Worm To Grow In Body Eliminated From Mali

Former President Jimmy Carter is close to checking off a major bucket-list item: ending a horrific and ancient disease. Together with his eponymous foundation, Carter, 92, announced on Wednesday that dracunculusm, known as Guinea worm...Show More Summary

Western Strategists Need To Stop Pitting Russia Against China

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — Pronouncements on world affairs by Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to U.S. President Jimmy Carter, always attract attention. This is especially the case with Russia. Somewhat paradoxically,...Show More Summary

It’s Really Hard to Block a Cabinet Nominee

Nathaniel Rakich: “From 1977 to 2013, the last six incoming presidents — Jimmy Carter through Barack Obama — made 109 appointments to Cabinet-level positions. Just six failed: Five nominees withdrew, and one was voted down by the Senate. The Senate [...]

Will Donald Trump Be FDR or Jimmy Carter?

Is Donald Trump going to be a transformative president, in the mold of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or Ronald Reagan? Or will he be more like Herbert Hoover or Jimmy Carter, a president whose failures pave the way for a transformative successor? A...Show More Summary

Should the Clintons and Jimmy Carter attend the Trump inauguration?

I realize Bush the Elder isn’t in the best of health but I suspect he would be there under different circumstances. Seems like Jimmy Carter could pull the health card very easily if he were so inclined. Apparently he isn’t:   Washington (CNN)Former President Bill Clinton and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will attend […]

Bill and Hillary Clinton Will Attend Inauguration

“Bill and Hillary Clinton have decided to attend the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States,” New York Magazine reports. “The Clintons will join former Presidents George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter, who have also [...]

Hillary and Bill Clinton to Attend Trump’s Inauguration: REPORT

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to a report in New York magazine’s Daily Intelligencer: The Clintons will join former Presidents George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter, who hav… Read The post Hillary and Bill Clinton to Attend Trump’s Inauguration: REPORT appeared first on Towleroad.

'Grin And Bear' It Wins The Day: Clintons, George W. Bush Will Attend Trump Inauguration

Before today, the only former president who had RSVPed "yes" was Jimmy Carter. [ more › ]

Netanyahu’s holy war, and the coming Jewish schism

Netanyahu’s most impressive achievement is that he has associated his politics and even himself personally with sacred Jewish history and its hallowed lessons. That is why Jimmy Carter and now John Kerry must be vilified for pointing out the apartheid treatment of Palestinians. Show More Summary

Ill-Advised Cookie (Open Thread)

Here’s a near life-sized penguin cookie the kids made during the recent Drunken Aunties Cookie Bake-Off: We told them it wouldn’t hold together, and it didn’t. So we ate it. Open thread! PS: Jimmy Carter is a great American and a helluva man.

Jimmy Carter’s Lifelong Pursuit of a Palestinian State

Jimmy Carter reminded everyone last month how he earned the title America’s worst ex-president.

The Obama Post-Presidency Drinking Game

(Steven Hayward) Having written a book more than 10 years ago making the case that Jimmy Carter was America’s worst ex-president, I’ve been pondering the near metaphysical certainty that Barack Obama will easily eclipse Carter’s turpitude, and preparing the first take on the idea. Show More Summary

Obama Promises To Break Unwritten Rule: I’ll Loudly Criticize Donald Trump

There has been a long-standing unwritten rule that former Presidents do not criticize current sitting Presidents. If I recall correctly, the only one who flagrantly violated the rule in question was Jimmy Carter. The man could never shut his mouth, criticizing every President from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Conservatives are convinced that Jimmy Carter was the worst president – here’s why they are wrong

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Former President Jimmy Carter has surpassed the amazing total of 13,000 days in retirement from the Presidency, as of August 25, 2016, and has been in retirement four years longer than the former record holder, Herbert Hoover, as of September 9, 2016. He is also the fourth President to reach the...

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