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Rabbi Beerman Fought for Peace and Justice Until the Very End

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

Rabbi Leonard Beerman, right, with former President Jimmy Carter in 2007. AP Photo/Charles Dharapak In the brief holiday rest between the last night of Hanukkah and Christmas Day, America lost one of its greatest spiritual leaders. He...Show More Summary

FDA Decides You Shouldn’t Be Banned From Blood Donations For A Lifetime. Just A Year

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The FDA has been under a lot of pressure for its ridiculous policy banning blood donations from anyone who has had a single sexual encounter with another man anytime since Jimmy Carter was president. Apparently, the agency has decided to give in–kind of. Under new guidelines yet to be approved, the FDA would reduce the […]

Cuba Libre: Obama Frees a Monster in America's Head

So with the simple stroke of a pen, Barack Obama begins the end of the U.S. Cold War against Cuba. The presidential order to restore diplomatic relations with the island nation should have been done decades ago, by Jimmy Carter after...Show More Summary

Carter: Obama’s Cuba decision showed “good wisdom” and “political courage”

Former President Jimmy Carter lauded the decision to normalize diplomatic relations with and ease sanctions imposed on Cuba, steps he said would benefit the Cuban people and not the country’s autocratic rulers. Carter said he is “very proud and grateful” of President Barack Obama’s decision to change the dynamic of the U.S.-Cuba relationship, which Carter […]

Rubio Blasts Obama on Cuba: 'Worst Negotiator We've Had Since At Least Jimmy Carter"

President Obama's announcement that the United States and Cuba have agreed to establish diplomatic relations and open economic and travel ties, is not being well taken by many members of Congress, both Republican and Democrat. Senator...Show More Summary

HE’S LIKE AN UNHOLY CROSSBREED OF JIMMY CARTER AND RICHARD NIXON: Ann Compton on Obama: He Launches…

HE’S LIKE AN UNHOLY CROSSBREED OF JIMMY CARTER AND RICHARD NIXON: Ann Compton on Obama: He Launches ‘Profanity-Laced’ Tirades Against Press. But what a thin-skinned, narcissistic little putz. No President has gotten such adulatory coverage, and he’s still unhappy?

Jimmy Carter Nominated For Grammy

What do James Franco, Joan Rivers, and Jimmy Carter all have in common? They have all been announced as nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. According to TheWrap, Former President Jimmy Carter was nominated Friday for a 2015 Grammy...Show More Summary

Truman-Era National Emergency Haunts Cuba Policy

In September, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum to extend the U.S. embargo against Cuba for another year, as every president since Jimmy Carter has done routinely. John Oliver did a very funny bit about it on his HBO show, which got me thinking. Show More Summary

Former US President Jimmy Carter’s Speech at the 2014 Annual Convention of ISNA

Former US President Jimmy Carter gave a wonderful speech at the 2014 Annual Convention of the Islamic Society of North America. He is a great leader who has accomplished much especially since he stepped down from office. His speech focused on human rights: Tagged: 2014 Annual Convention, Islamic Society of North America, Jimmy Carter

John Wayne’s political last days: Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and a beautiful Oscars farewell

A Reagan endorsement, a White House invite -- and a star-studded send-off from Johnny Carson at the Academy Awards

Carter Slams 'Warmonger' McCain

Friday on MSNBC's "Ronan Farrow Daily," former President Jimmy Carter criticized Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for saying President Barack Obama is even a worst president than he was. "That's a compliment to come from a warmonger," Carter said. Show More Summary

Carter: Obama Was Right to Circumvent Congress on Immigration

Friday on MSNBC's "Ronan Farrow Daily," former President Jimmy Carter said President Barack Obama was "right" to go around Congress and enact executive action amnesty. Carter said, "I think he has tried every possible way to get Congress to pass a reasonable bill. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Backhands John McCain As 'Warmonger'

Considering that John McCain has never met a war he didn't like, he was just asking for it when he insulted former President Jimmy Carter: Carter had harsh words for U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. Farrow asked Carter how he felt about McCain’s stab earlier this year at Carter’s foreign policy record. Show More Summary

Obama and Iran: A rendezvous with history or failure?

By: Joyce Karam Looking back at 1979, former President Jimmy Carter recently said on CNBC: “I think I would have been re-elected easily if I had been able to rescue our hostages from the Iranians.” It was Iran that cut short the legacy of an American President with the hostage crisis and it is Iran […]

Beijing Aims to Blunt Western Influence in China

For decades, Jimmy Carter has been celebrated in Beijing for normalizing U.S. relations with China. The accolade helped the former president’s think tank win access to work on potentially sensitive issues like village democracy.

When The Gloves Come Off, These Go-Go Boys Have Claws

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

We all deserve a second chance. Some of us even deserve a second chance at second chances. It’s kind of like wishing for more wishes, but not as bad. We’re not quite sure what Jimmy Fowlie’s go-go character Danny Carter deserves, but we’re certainly enjoying watching him fumble along his way regardless. In this weeks […]

Jon Stewart Mocks George W. Bush's Artsy Retirement By Comparing It To Jimmy Carter's

Call him crazy, but Jon Stewart thinks there are more important things Dubya should be doing with his retirement. This weekend Stewart sat down with his old friend Mo Rocca on CBS's "Sunday Morning" to talk about his new film "Rosewater," which he wrote and directed. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Mocks Bush for Painting While Jimmy Carter’s Saving Lives

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

It's George W Bush Day on CBS News. Just before an interview with 43 on Face the Nation, CBS This Morning asked Jon Stewart, on to promote his first film Rosewater, what he'd ask his old nemesis given the chance to finally interview him.

Redeemer II

Edward J. Blum Below is part II of our fall round table on Randall Balmer’s Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter. Although most of us know Balmer as a correspondent for The Christian Century's "Then and Now" blog, he also, on occasion, writes longer pieces. Show More Summary

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

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