Tag Archives: President Jimmy Carter

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 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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CBS News: Video: President Jimmy Carter on Hostage Crisis is on Face The Nation

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I give President Jimmy Carter a lot of credit for all the time and effort that he put into seeing that the American hostages in Iran were brought home. … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: Evening News: John Dickerson: President Jimmy Carter’s ‘Malaise Speech’

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I covered most of this yesterday, but John Dickerson’s comment about President Carter’s speech being ‘tone-death’ was spot on. This speech sounded like a President who was out of … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: Video: President Jimmy Carter Crisis of Confidence Speech July 15, 1979

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Just to start out and to give you an idea of where I’m coming from. This is one of the most depressing speeches in American history. Especially coming from … Continue reading

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