Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter Administration

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

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat 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 the benefit of history … Continue reading

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

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat This speech by President Carter in 1977 was not only huge, but I think the best speech he’s ever given. And perhaps the best speech that any president has ever given … Continue reading

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

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat 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 Federal … Continue reading

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

Source: 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 rating was dropping he never gained … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: Video: 1980 State of The Union: President Carter on Iranian Hostage Crisis

. The Iranian Hostage Crisis, was the final nail in the Carter Presidency. Not so much the day that it happened, but how long it went on. Plus the fact that it was one more big blow that President Carter … Continue reading

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NBC News: Update With John Dancy- December, 1979: 1979,Oh What a Year

Source: NBC News: Update With John Dancy- December, 1979 1979 was a very rough year as the summer showed with an energy shortage and high inflation and interest rates and so- forth. And this was after the so-called crisis of confidence … Continue reading

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