Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

Mr. Beat: The American Presidential Election of 1980- John Anderson For President

Source:The New Democrat “The 49th episode in a very long series about the American presidential elections from 1788 to the present. I hope to have them done by Election Day 2016. In 1980, Ronald Reagan seems unstoppable as he tries … Continue reading

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Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978

Source: Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978 If I was growing up, or an adult in the 1960s and 1970s, I might consider if I had access to, going through that … Continue reading

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ABC News: America Held Hostage: The Iran Crisis

Source: ABC News: America Held Hostage: The Iran Crisis I never make excuses for terrorists and terrorism and don’t respect anyone who does. But the U.S. Government including the Carter Administration and every single American administration going back to Harry … Continue reading

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CBS News: 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl Interviews Jimmy Carter: The White House Diary

CBS News: 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl Interviews Jimmy Carter: The White House Diary I mentioned this last week, but President Jimmy Carter was not a failed president and I laid out why I believe that. And of course we have … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Jimmy Carter: University of Notre Dame 1977 Commencement: The Human Rights Foreign Policy

James Miller Center: President Jimmy Carter: University of Notre Dame 1977 Commencement: The Human Rights Foreign Policy This speech by President Carter in 1977 was not only huge, but I think the best speech he’s ever given. And perhaps the … Continue reading

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President Jimmy Carter: One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977

President Jimmy Carter: One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977 President Jimmy Carter in 1977, proposing what even now some Conservative Republicans, like Senator Rand Paul and a few others in Congress support today. Which is decriminalizing marijuana at the … Continue reading

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The National Journal: Opinion- Peter Beinart- The Cost of Disowning Jimmy Carter

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Jimmy Carter, is one of those president’s who looks a lot better 30 years later than he did, really at anytime he was in office. By late 1977, President Carter’s approval … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Nicholas Kristof- Jimmy Carter, His Legacy and a Rabbit

Source: The New York Times: Opinion- Nicholas Kristof- Jimmy Carter, His Legacy and a Rabbit I believe, similar to George H.W. Bush, Richard Nixon, Dwight Eisenhower and Harry Truman, the Jimmy Carter presidency, looks better in the history books, than it … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion: Mike Conrad: America’s Anti-Liberal Myth: Why Democrats Learned The Wrong Less From 1984

Salon: Opinion: Mike Conrad: America’s Anti-Liberal Myth: Why Democrats Learned The Wrong Lesson From 1984 Just correct some of the things that Mike Conrad said. Walter Mondale lost badly in 1984 to Ronald Reagan winning just one state and just … Continue reading

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Mark Russell PBS: Video: Mark Russell Takes a Look Back at Election 1976: We Got a President As Good As The American People

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times on Blogger You might not be aware of this, but Richard Nixon is Jimmy Carter’s hero and best friend. President Carter sends President Nixon, literally one President to another a … Continue reading

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