Country music legend and coal miner’s daughter Loretta Lynn has had a multitude of experiences in her 84-year life, from protesting the Vietnam War and befriending Jimmy Carter, to sharing a stage with her natural musical descendant, Kid Rock. Show More Summary
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone on Friday with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, a transition team spokeswoman said, the first such contact by a president-elect since President Jimmy Carter adopted a one-China policy in 1979. Hope Hicks, a spokeswoman for the Trump transition,...
ABOUT THAT JOBS REPORT… Labor force participation ticks down. It remains stuck at levels not seen since 1978, when Jimmy Carter was President. Of course, even during Carter’s Administration the trend for labor participation was upward. If only someone had warned us that Obama would prove to be worse than Carter.
Obama is the first president to support universal draft registration since Jimmy Carter.
Jimmy Carter urged President Obama to recognize Palestinian state in what time he has left to save two-state solution, but State Department, AIPAC and veteran peace processors Aaron Miller and Dennis Ross say Nothing doing!
Carter's love for brutal despotism does not end with his affection for Castro, but extends to leaders who wish to exterminate Israel and the Jews.
By JIMMY CARTER ATLANTA — We do not yet know the policy of the next administration toward Israel and Palestine, but we do know the policy of this administration. It has been President Obama’s aim to support a negotiated end to the conflict based on two states, living side by side in peace. That prospect […]
Former President Jimmy Carter says the time to recognize Palestine is now. Time is running out before the Oval Office changes hands, and in Jimmy Carter’s mind, that leaves a limited window for one major thing on America’s to-do list: helping Palestine receive UN membership by granting diplomatic recognition before President Obama leaves the White [...]
Time is running out before the Oval Office changes hands, and in Jimmy Carter's mind, that leaves a limited window for one major thing on America's to-do list: helping Palestine receive UN membership by granting diplomatic recognition before President Obama leaves the White House. In his opinion piece for the...
By Juan Cole / Informed Comment The former U.S. president recently wrote a New York Times op-ed in which he called on Barack Obama to arrange for the UN Security Council to recognize Palestine and pass resolutions reaffirming the illegality of Israeli squatting on Palestinian land in the West Bank.
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who brokered peace between Egypt and Israel at Camp David, has called on Barack Obama to recognize the State of Palestine (as the United Nations refers to the non-member observer state) before he leaves...Show More Summary
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Jimmy Carter wrote and NYT op-ed yesterday in which he called on Barack Obama to arrange for the UN Security Council to recognize…
ALL SIGNS POINT TO YES: White House Report Card: Will Obama Oust Jimmy Carter As Worst Ex-President?
Shall we take a walk down memory lane and recall history? Does anyone remember Nixon meddling in foreign affairs by killing peace talks in Vietnam? Or how Reagan probably struck a deal with Iran before he won against Jimmy Carter toShow More Summary
I don't have much to say about this election. Well, that's not true exactly. I have so much to say -- so many, many, many things to say -- that it all goes around and around in circles and cancels everything out and in the end, there's nothing left but a huge, heavy sigh. Show More Summary
Has everyone else noticed how real people out here in flyover land are trying their best to pretend that the recent election really wasn’t that big of a deal and the world is continuing to spin just fine? Or said another way, they want their world to return to “normal” – whatever that may be. My […]
An unwritten rule in the world of Presidential politics is former Presidents do not criticize the current President. It’s almost like the mindset of a fraternity. Granted, not all Presidents uphold this tradition. Jimmy Carter is a notable exception. Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow revisits the history of "peanut-gate," a political tempest of little consequence surrounding Jimmy Carter's peanut farm while he was president,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Asked on TV earlier this year whether a President Donald Trump would ever mix politics with business, his eldest son, Donald Jr., said there was no risk of that. The tradition stretching back to Jimmy Carter in the late...Show More Summary
Alan Dershowitz has wielded the anti-Semitism charge against any critic of Israel, including Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, and Judge Richard Goldstone, for many years. But he defends Trump advisor Steve Bannon against the charge, saying the evidence must be "overwhelming," out of a need to suck up to Donald Trump over his Israel policy.