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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 weekLGBT / 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

last weekNews : 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

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?

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

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