Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

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:The New Democrat  President Jimmy Carter: “I support a change in law to end federal criminal penalties for possession of up to 1 ounce of Marijuana. Leaving the states free to adopt whatever laws they wish concerning Marijuana.” – Jimmy … 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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The Washington Post: Opinion: Michael Gerson: Are Democrats Stuck in 1979?: How The Democratic Party Has Changed

The Washington Post: Opinion: Michael Gerson: Are Democrats Stuck in 1979? This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress Just to answer Mike Gerson’s title of his column, no. Democrats are not stuck in 1979, but some … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: William J. Dobson: A Victory For Democratic Foreign Policy

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState on WordPress, May, 2011 and then reposted The New Republic: Opinion: William J. Dobson: A Victory For Democratic Foreign Policy I had just turned five years old and was in kindergarten when … Continue reading

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Roger Sharp Archive: Video: President Jimmy Carter on 1980 Campaign, 3/21/1980

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As much trouble as President Jimmy Carter was in politically in 1979-80, having an approval rating somewhere in the thirties and looking very vulnerable to Ronald Reagan in the … Continue reading

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William Shanley: Jimmy Carter Discusses His Presidency With William Shanley, February 1983

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not going to try to make the case that Jimmy Carter was a great president, or one of our best president’s, because he clearly wasn’t. I have a lot of … Continue reading

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Jim Heath-ABC News Special Report: American Hostages Day 444

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat The final insult from Iran to President Jimmy Carter was Iran not officially releasing the American hostages in Iran until the second or minute that Jimmy Carter was no longer President … Continue reading

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