Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter Warns Trump On Syria: Any Nuclear Exchange Would Be Catastrophic For All Human Beings

The Associated Press reports: Expressing pride in his own record of peace, former President Jimmy Carter warned that President Donald Trump should steer clear of any military action involving Syria or other world hot spots and avoid a nuclear attack at all costs. “I pray that he would keep our country at peace and not exaggerate or exacerbate the challenges ...

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1980 Presidential Candidate John Anderson Dies At 95

New York Magazine reports: John B. Anderson of Illinois, who died today at the age of 95, served in Congress for 20 years. But what gave him national fame was a briefly sensational independent candidacy for president in 1980, running against President Jimmy Carter and soon-to-be-president Ronald Reagan. By doing so, Anderson represented two milestones in modern political history: He ...

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Former Presidents Raise Money For Hurricane Relief

The Associated Press reports: The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H.W. and George W. ...

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Jimmy Carter Offers To Meet With Kim Jong-Un

The Guardian reports: Jimmy Carter has reportedly said he is willing to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a bid to defuse tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes, and bring “permanent peace” to the Korean peninsula. In an intervention that is likely to irritate Donald Trump, the 93-year-old former president told a South Korean academic that he was ...

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CANADA: Jimmy Carter Hospitalized For Dehydration After Collapsing While Building For Habitat For Humanity

The Washington Post reports: Former president Jimmy Carter was taken to a hospital Thursday for dehydration while in Winnipeg, according to a news report. The 92-year-old was in Canada helping build a Habitat for Humanity home when he “collapsed,” a volunteer told CBC News, triggering a rush of paramedics and firefighters to assist him. An ambulance took Carter to a ...

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REPORT: Argentina Drops Humanitarian Award For Jimmy Carter Upon Demand Of Trump Administration

The Buenos Aires Herald reports: The Mauricio Macri administration reverted a decision to award former US president Jimmy Carter the Order of the Liberator General San Martín — the maximum distinction that the country can give to a foreign personality — under the pressure from US President Donald Trump’s administration, CNN Español reported this week. The official tribute, which had ...

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Jimmy Carter To Attend Trump’s Inauguration

The Hill reports: Jimmy Carter is the only former president who has confirmed he will attend Donald Trump’s inauguration next month, according to a report. George W. Bush’s spokesman told Politico that he would not decide whether he would attend Trump’s swearing-in until the New Year. Meanwhile, his father, George H. W. Bush, has decided not to attend the inauguration, ...

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New Ted Cruz Ad: Jimmy Carter Thinks I’m An Inflexible Jerk And That’s A Good Thing [VIDEO]

Former president Jimmy Carter recently said that if he had to choose between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, he’d choose Trump, basically because Cruz is an inflexible idealogue who is incapable of compromise. Ted Cruz thinks that’s a good thing, so he’s today issued a campaign ad which features Carter’s slam. Watch below.

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Jimmy Carter: I’m Now Cancer-Free

Via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Former President Jimmy Carter said Sunday his cancer is gone. Carter, 91, made the announcement near the beginning of the Sunday School class he was teaching at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, a close friend and fellow church member said. “He said he got a scan this week and the cancer was gone,” Jill Stuckey said ...

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Photo Of The Day

NBC reports: The Atlanta Braves’ “Kiss Cam” entertainment at Turner Field featured a famous couple Thursday night: former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn. The two were in their usual seats near the Braves dugout during a 5-0 loss to Toronto, and they received a loud cheer when shown on the video board. Carter kissed his wife and then gave ...

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Jimmy Carter Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Former President Jimmy Carter, 90, revealed today that he has cancer. From his statement: “Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body. I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare. A more complete public statement will be made when facts are ...

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Former President Jimmy Carter: Jesus Would Have Approved Of Gay Marriage

As you’d expect, Teabagistan is losing its shit.

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Jimmy Carter: States Should Decide On Marriage, Not The Federal Government

“I’m kind of inclined to let the states decide individually. As you see, more and more states are deciding on gay marriage every year. If Texas doesn’t want to have gay marriage, then I think that’s a right for Texas people to decide. I don’t think that the government ought to ever have the right to tell a church to ...

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Jimmy Carter Turns 90

Happy 90th Birthday, President Carter! Michelle and I send our best wishes to you and Rosalynn. -bo pic.twitter.com/Du99I0S524 — The White House (@WhiteHouse) October 1, 2014 Last night President Obama congratulated former President Jimmy Carter on his 90th birthday. Carter is the sixth US president to become a nonagenarian. The others: George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Herbert Hoover, ...

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Jimmy Carter Slams “Nutcases” Who Block Anti-Global Warming Campaigns

“We’ve seen some countries devote themselves to renewable energy.  The United States is right at the bottom, with only 10 percent of our energy coming from renewable sources. So we still have a tremendous opportunity to do what we haven’t done. The biggest problem we have right now is some nutcases in our country who don’t believe in global warming. ...

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Trump: I Was Joking About Jimmy Carter

Uh huh. Yeah.

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Donald Trump Kills Jimmy Carter

UPDATE: Zombie Jimmy Carter is pissed.

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Jimmy Carter Is Evil For Accepting Gays

“We are commanded to spread the gospel for the salvation of many. I know this hasn’t been a big part of Jimmy Carter’s life. But it remains the unequivocal, central role of the Christian in the world. We’re not supposed to just live and let live – because to do that actually means death for those we don’t confront with ...

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Jimmy Carter Endorses Marriage Equality

“Homosexuality was well known in the ancient world, well before Christ was born and Jesus never said a word about homosexuality. In all of his teachings about multiple things -– he never said that gay people should be condemned. I personally think it is very fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies. I draw the line, maybe ...

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Walter Mondale To Fight MN Marriage Ban

Former Vice President Walter Mondale, 84, has come out against the pending ban on same-sex marriage in his home state of Minnesota. Mondale and former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz are promoting Lawyers United for All Families, which is working to defeat the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage. The two co-signed a letter urging colleagues ...

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