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  • Jimmy Carter Says Jesus Would Not Support Abortion; Struggles Between His Politics and Faith

    07/25/2015 7:04:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/25/2015 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Former President Jimmy Carter has said in an interview that he does not believe Jesus Christ would support abortion in most cases, identifying the "only conflict" he's had between his political duties and Christian faith. "I have never believed that Jesus would be in favor of abortion, unless it was the result of rape or incest, or the mother's life was in danger. That's been the only conflict I've had in my career between political duties and Christian faith," Carter told The New York Times in an interview posted on Friday. The Democrat made the comments in response to a...
  • Jimmy Carter: ‘Fortunately, There Was No Fox News When I Was President’

    07/24/2015 12:25:17 PM PDT · by PROCON · 58 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | July 24, 2015 | Sarah Stites
    It’s old news that Jimmy Carter believes Jesus would support gay marriage and some abortion. But Fox News? Well, Carter doesn’t like that. Earlier this week, NY Times reporter Philip Galanes sat down for lunch with the former president and black author Jacqueline Woodson to discuss issues of race and religion, including the confederate flag, black-white relations and same-sex marriage. Galanes pointed out that both Carter and Woodson went “door to door” as Christian missionaries when they were younger. Woodson went as a Jehovah’s Witness, but no longer practices. Galanes understood. “They’re not so hot on gay and lesbian issues,”...
  • IRANJimmy Carter’s lessons from the Iranian hostage crisis as revealed in his new memoir.

    07/24/2015 5:37:14 AM PDT · by SJackson · 34 replies
    Frontpagemagazine.com ^ | Lloyd Billingsley | July 24, 2015
    “My last year in office was the most stressful and unpleasant of my life,” writes Jimmy Carter in his new memoir A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety. America’s 39th president hasn’t forgotten the root cause of the problem. “From November 4, 1979 American hostages were held captive by Iranian militants, supported by the Ayatollah Khomeini and his government.” For those who missed the Carter Era (1976-1980) there’s a bit more to it. “This crisis was of overriding importance to me,” writes Carter, who does not explain that Iran held 52 American hostages for 444 days. He mentions not a single...
  • NYTimes Moves Cruz Behind Jimmy Carter on Bestseller List Despite Selling 58% More Books

    07/23/2015 5:54:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | July 23, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    The latest New York Times bestseller list has Ted Cruz's A Time for Truth at number 8. Just above him is former President Jimmy Carter's A Full Life, coming in at 7. The strange thing, however, is that Cruz sold almost 60 percent more copies of his book last week than Carter. According to Bookscan, which tracks the number of books sold, Cruz sold 8,814 last week. Carter sold only 5,147. The New York Times list does not indicate either author's books were purchased in bulk orders. Cruz was left off the list the first week his book came out...
  • “SHOOT REPUBLICANS” Says Former Carter Staffer

    07/17/2015 5:20:47 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 61 replies
    Progressives Today ^ | 7-17-2015 | Michael Strickland
    “SHOOT REPUBLICANS” Says Former Carter Staffer July 17, 2015 by Michael Strickland “Republicans and conservatives are the enemy. They are expendable. They will be targets in the Revolution when it comes” writes Roland Windsor Vincent, in a recent post on his blog, Army Of The Revolution.The entry, entitled “Protect Animals And The Environment. Shoot Republicans“, centers around animal rights and how “active Republican and conservatives voters are enabling the Animal Holocaust” and “If we were to start shooting Republicans, we would likely not harm a single friend of animals or the environment.”His article ends with: I mention Republicans and conservatives,...
  • Iran Agreement: Déjŕ Vu All Over Again

    07/15/2015 5:51:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 15, 2015 | Allen West
    We awoke Tuesday morning to learn that history had indeed repeated itself. The lessons of Neville Chamberlain’s failed diplomatic effort were not studied nor learned by President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry. The claims of “peace in our time” are empty if dependent upon the goodwill of despots, dictators, theocrats, and autocrats – of which the Iranian regime can be classified. There are those who seek to compare this agreement to President Reagan’s with the Soviet Union. There is a major difference. The Soviet Union was not a theocracy run by clerics who embrace the necessity of...
  • A rebuttal to the Right Reverend Jimmy Carter [On his claim that Jesus would accept gay marriage]

    07/08/2015 7:49:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/08/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Finally, Jimmy Carter has answered the question that has long vexed Christian theologians! Allahpundit posted about this yesterday, but (a) it’s a new day, and (b) I’d like a crack at this from a theological point of view. When asked in a Huffington Post interview whether Jesus would approve of same-sex marriage, the former president felt informed enough to pontificate in the affirmative on the question, even while admitting that he had no scriptural basis for his conclusion. That’s … an odd kind of Christian theology, to say the least.There’s also a larger parallel to the legal machinations that...
  • A Rainbow of Truth

    07/07/2015 6:01:37 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 4 replies
    Self | 7/07/15 | Me
    Sorry, Jimmy Carter, but under no earthly circumstance or hallucinogenic haze would have Jesus supported gay marriage; not even in your most deluded, history revisionist daydreams. Just because the Son of God preached love and forgiveness, not to supplant the divine hand of judgement, did not mean to ignore or condone the blatant blasphemy committed by those who repeatedly and knowingly defied God's law. If the Bible itself, strongly and unequivocally, condemns homosexuality in a number of passages, how could it possibly be construed as Jesus supporting same-sex matrimony? Such an ignorant assertion is yet another progressive fairytale and an...
  • No, Jimmy Carter, Jesus Probably Wouldn’t Be a Fan of Gay Marriage

    07/07/2015 5:02:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 07/07/2015 | by Alex Griswold
    Former Democratic president and born-again Christian Jimmy Carter declared today that he believed that Jesus would embrace gay marriage. In support of this belief, flying in the fact of 2,000 years of scriptural and historical scholarship, Jimmy Carter cited noted theologian Jimmy Carter.Let’s take a look at some of the language Carter and host Marc Lamont Hill used: “I believe he would, I believe Jesus would.”“I don’t have any verse in scripture…”“No no no, just intuitively, yeah.”“I’m not– that’s just my own personal belief.” All of which seems be a tacit admission that Carter realizes there’s basically no textual...
  • Jimmy Carter Says He Believes ‘Jesus Would Approve of Gay Marriage’ — but Even He....

    07/07/2015 4:34:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    BLAZE.COM ^ | Jul. 7, 2015 | Billy Hallowell
    FULL TITLE: Jimmy Carter Says He Believes ‘Jesus Would Approve of Gay Marriage’ — but Even He Makes a Big Admission About That Claim Former president Jimmy Carter said on Tuesday that he believes Jesus would approve of gay marriage, though he said that he doesn’t have “any verse in scripture” to corroborate this notion. “I believe he would. I believe Jesus would. I don’t have any verse in scripture…” Carter responded when asked by HuffPo Live host Mark Lamont Hill whether Christ would embrace same-sex nuptials. “I believe that Jesus would approve of gay marriage, but I’m not –...
  • Jimmy Carter: Let’s face it, Jesus would support gay marriage

    07/07/2015 12:31:32 PM PDT · by C19fan · 97 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 7, 2015 | Allahpundit
    “I don’t have any verse and scripture” to back that up, he allows, but he’s got a good feeling about it. And why not? “Jesus” is really just a stand-in in this question for morality writ large, right? If you support SSM you think the practice is moral (I should hope), and if you’re a Christian who believes something is moral, almost by definition you need to believe Jesus thinks so too. There’s nothing doctrinal about this, by Carter’s own admission. It’s just “I feel strongly this is right, ergo God must as well.”
  • Jimmy Carter: America in 'Inevitable Decline,' Not Obama's Fault

    07/07/2015 5:52:35 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 51 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    From the man who brought you malaise, now an even more depressingly negative view of America . . . On today's Morning Joe, Jimmy Carter declared that America is in "inevitable decline." But no finger-pointing at President Obama, please: Carter declared that the decline is "not because of any defect or fault on the part of the President of the United States." Cue the Cole Porter: it's just one of those things. View the video here.
  • Pundit's Death Marks End of An Era for Democrats

    07/03/2015 7:25:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 3, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    Ben Wattenberg died this week at the age of 81. He gave me my first job in Washington, as his research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington think tank. (I returned to AEI as a fellow a few years ago, my office just a few doors down from where Ben used to work.) Ben was one of the last star pundits of what might be called the Old Order, before cable news and the Internet transformed the landscape. When everyone was rushing to CNN to shout at each other on "Crossfire," he launched a PBS show called "Think...
  • State releases more than 1,900 Clinton emails

    06/30/2015 7:46:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/30/15 | Martin Matishak
    The State Department on Tuesday released 3,000 pages of emails from the private server former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used while in office. The correspondence, released online, covers March through December 2009. Among the messages, on July 11, 2009, Clinton received an email from "Jimmy" — presumably former President Jimmy Carter — titled "N. Korea.” The message seems to be about freeing journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who were charged and held with illegal passage into the Stalinist state. It read: "Hillary: As I explained to you on the phone, I don´t think it is appropriate to tell...
  • Thousands packed into North Korea stadium call for bloody revenge on US on Korean War anniversary

    06/25/2015 12:32:22 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 28 replies
    telegraph ^ | 25 Jun 2015 | Andrew Marszal
    North Korea marked the 65th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War on Thursday with a 100,000-strong rally in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Stadium, and a statement condemning the "fatty monster US imperialists". The "Pyongyang Mass Rally on the Day of the Struggle Against the US," was a carefully orchestrated display of angry speeches, fist-pumping and calls for blood revenge. The rally was just one event in what it officially known as "Struggle Against US Imperialism Month", during which North Koreans visit war museums and attend gatherings denouncing the evils of the United States. North Korea also issued a...
  • Carter criticizes Obama on ISIS: 'We waited too long'

    10/08/2014 1:51:49 PM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 40 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/8/14 | Ashley Killough
    Former President Jimmy Carter said President Barack Obama "waited too long" to go after ISIS and criticized what he described as the president's changing foreign policy. "First of all, we waited too long. We let the Islamic State build up its money, capability and strength and weapons while it was still in Syria," Carter told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in an interview published Tuesday. The 39th president was in Texas working on a Habitat for Humanity project. "Then when [ISIS] moved into Iraq, the Sunni Muslims didn't object to their being there and about a third of the territory in...
  • Brazil champions undersea cable to bypass US

    02/25/2014 10:33:45 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 25.02.14 @ 09:46 | Nikolaj Nielsen
    A proposal to lay an undersea cable between Portugal and Brazil to circumvent US snooping has been praised by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff on Monday (25 February) in Brussels at the annual EU-Brazil summit told reporters that privacy, human rights, and the sovereignty of nations must be respected. “The internet is one of the best things man has ever invented. So we agreed for the need to guarantee … the neutrality of the network, a democratic area where we can protect freedom of expression,” she said. Brazilian state-owned telecom provider Telebra is reported to have cut a deal last...
  • Greenfield: Liberating Our Jerusalem

    05/18/2015 7:34:09 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 7 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, May 17, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, May 17, 2015 Liberating Our Jerusalem Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog When Jordan's Arab Legion seized half of Jerusalem, ethnically cleansed its Jewish population and annexed the city-- the only entity to recognize the annexation was the United Kingdom which had provided the officers and the training that made the conquest possible. Officers like Colonel Bill Newman, Major Geoffrey Lockett and Major Bob Slade, under Glubb Pasha, better known as General John Bagot Glubb, whose son later converted to Islam, invaded Jerusalem and used the Muslim forces under their command to make the partition and...
  • Tim Cook on meeting George Wallace as teen: 'It felt wrong, like I was selling a piece of my soul'

    05/17/2015 9:36:42 PM PDT · by boycott · 60 replies
    AL.com ^ | May 17, 2015 | Crystal Bonvillian
    Apple CEO and Alabama native Tim Cook had some choice words on Sunday about meeting former Alabama Gov. George Wallace when he was a teenager. Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, spoke of Wallace during a commencement address he gave at George Washington University. According to Business Insider, the Robertsdale native told the graduating class an anecdote about visiting Washington, D.C., as a 16-year-old who had won an essay contest at school. Before leaving for D.C., Cook had the chance to go to Montgomery and meet Wallace, who was notorious for his opposition to racial...
  • Carter causes consternation with election call for Palestinian Arabs

    05/07/2015 3:44:40 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/07/15 | David Singer
    Carter the Elder has spoken. What says Obama the Younger? Former US president Jimmy Carter has created a stir with his call for Palestinian Arabs to hold elections to end the internecine struggle between Hamas and the PLO in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and Gaza. Speaking at a joint news conference with PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah - after cancelling his stop in Gaza where he was supposed to meet Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh – Carter – now a member of the independent Elders Group of global leaders - declared:.
  • O'Malley to Announce in Baltimore, Make City Central to Campaign

    05/03/2015 10:04:46 AM PDT · by magellan · 65 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 3, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    Former Baltimore mayor Martin O'Malley said that if he runs for president, he'll launch his campaign in Baltimore: "We haven't had an agenda for America's cities probably since Jimmy Carter ... We have left cities to fend for themselves. ... But look, the structural problems that we have in our economy, the way we ship jobs and profits abroad, the way we failed to invest in our infrastructure and failed to invest in American cities, we are creating the conditions. Please, Speaker Boehner and his crocodile tears about the $130 million, that is a spit in the bucket compared to...
  • Ex-US president Carter urges Palestinian elections

    05/03/2015 2:12:44 AM PDT · by SaveFerris · 37 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 5/2/2015 | AFP via Yahoo! News
    Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Former US president Jimmy Carter on Saturday urged Palestinians to hold elections to end the de facto division of the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the Islamist-run Gaza Strip. He was speaking at a joint news conference with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in the Palestinian political capital Ramallah in the West Bank. "We hope that sometime we'll see elections all over the Palestinian area and east Jerusalem and Gaza and also in the West Bank," said Carter, a member of the independent Elders Group of global leaders. No election has been held in the occupied territories...
  • Wesley Clark a Business Success After Military

    09/28/2003 10:31:26 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 18 replies · 511+ views
    Associated Press | September 28, 2003 | DAVID PACE
    WASHINGTON - When two Russian immigrants and their American financial backer needed marketing help for their innovative electric motor, they turned to a merchant banker at one of the nation's largest investment houses - retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark. The meeting at the Washington office of Stephens Inc. in late 2001 proved fortuitous for both Clark, the former supreme commander of NATO, and the principals in WaveCrest Laboratories, at the time a small research and development company in Dulles, Va. "They hit it off pretty much right away," said WaveCrest spokesman Tom McMahon. Clark signed on as a consultant...
  • BOOM! Netanyahu REFUSES to meet with Jimmy Carter

    04/20/2015 6:01:05 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 65 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 4-20-2015 | The Right Scoop
    Once Obama is no longer president, I suspect he’ll be getting the same ‘warm welcome’ that Jimmy Carter is getting from the government of Israel right now. And it’s so satisfying: TIMES OF ISRAEL – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin have turned down invitations to meet with former US president Jimmy Carter during his upcoming visit to Israel over his “anti-Israel” views. Both the president and prime minister declined the invitations after consulting with the Foreign Ministry and the National Security Council, Haaretz reported Monday.
  • An Invasion of Refugees-Tens of thousands of Muslim migrants come from conflict zones

    04/17/2015 6:58:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 17, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    An Invasion of RefugeesPosted By Daniel Greenfield On April 17, 2015 @ 12:56 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | No Comments “This is a place of inspiring memories. Here less than a thousand men, inspired by the urge of freedom, defeated a superior force intrenched in this strategic position,” President Herbert Hoover said.“This small band of patriots turned back a dangerous invasion.”But no matter how often dangerous invasions are defeated, they come again.The thousand men that Hoover spoke of gained their victory at the Battle of Kings Mountain. The Spartan Regiment that fought there when, as Theodore Roosevelt wrote, “All the...
  • Hamas Political Director Endorses Obama and Praises Carter's Visit [link to mp3 file of interview]

    05/12/2008 9:12:08 AM PDT · by indcons · 18 replies · 201+ views
    FNC ^ | April 16th, 2008 | Aaron Klein/John Batchelor/Carl Cameron
    “We don’t mind–actually we like Mr. Obama. We hope he will (win) the election and I do believe he is like John Kennedy, great man with great principle, and he has a vision to change America to make it in a position to lead the world community but not with domination and arrogance,” Yousef said in response to a question about the group’s willingness to meet with either of the Democratic presidential candidates. [http://cameron.blogs.foxnews.com/2008/04/16/a-hamas-problem-for-obama/]
  • Former President Jimmy Carter meets Saudi crown prince

    03/25/2015 11:35:00 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 14 replies
    U-T San Diego ^ | 3-25-2015 | AP
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter has met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muqrin during a visit to the kingdom. The official Saudi Press Agency says the two met in a palace in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Wednesday. The report says they discussed a number of topics but gave no details.
  • Bob Jones III Apologizes For Saying Gays Should Be Stoned

    03/23/2015 8:52:58 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | March 23, 2015 | Ed Payne
    Bob Jones III Apologizes For Saying Gays Should Be Stoned By Ed Payne, CNN March 23, 2015 (CNN)Three and a half decades after calling for homosexuals to be stoned, former Bob Jones University President Bob Jones III has apologized. "I take personal ownership of this inflammatory rhetoric," Jones said. "This reckless statement was made in the heat of a political controversy 35 years ago." The weekend apology came days after the conservative Christian school in South Carolina received a petition asking for an apology for a statement Jones made to the Associated Press in 1980 at the White House. "I'm...
  • Communists Thank SEIU for Help in Releasing Cuban Mass Murderer

    02/19/2015 1:52:11 PM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 19 Feb 2015 | Spyridon Mitsotakis
    Gerardo Hernandez, a spy for Communist Cuba and the man responsible for the murder of four humanitarian workers (three of whom were American citizens) over international waters, was freed from prison last year by the Obama administration, due in part to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). This was revealed at a February 6, 2015, celebration of Hernandez’s release, along with two of his fellow Cuban agents (collectively known as the “Cuban 5.. At the beginning of the event, an IPS official thanked all who who took part in the 17-year campaign and singled out a number of organizations that...
  • [New York State] Assemblyman Dov Hikind: Obama Worse than Jimmy Carter

    03/08/2015 6:46:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    INN ^ | 3/9/2015, 3:12 AM | Gedalyah Reback
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has not eroded Democratic support for Israel everywhere. With the speech now in the past, there has been more regarding the controversy of how the speech was arranged instead of what was said in it. For one Democrat, it is indisputable that the Prime Minister’s speech was alarming, convincing and momentous. Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-NY) was extremely impressed by his speech. […] Regarding President Obama, he felt the degree of pressure and antagonism he has reserved for the Prime Minister has been uncalled for. […] He went on to say that such overt...
  • Scott Walker; Sure, Obama loves his country

    03/02/2015 7:59:21 AM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 142 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 3/2/2015 | Staff
    Gov. Scott Walker still hasn't spoken with President Barack Obama about the president's love for America, but the possible contender for the Republican nomination now has an opinion on the subject. Wisconsin's governor tells "Fox News Sunday" that Obama or "anybody else who is willing to put their name on the ballot certainly has to have the love for country to do that." ...
  • Is Scott Walker the Republican’s Jimmy Carter?

    01/29/2015 5:09:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The New York Observer ^ | January 29, 2015 | Lincoln Mitchell
    The 2016 Republican nominating season is beginning to move to the next level as events like last weekend’s Iowa Freedom Summit give candidates more opportunities to interact with primary voters in early states. Although Jeb Bush’s announcement late last year that he will explore a candidacy has shaken up the race, the Republicans can hardly be described as closing ranks around the former Florida governor. It remains likely that the Republican primary field will be large, and by most measures, strong, leading to a genuinely competitive primary. Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin is the kind of candidate who can easily...
  • Memo to Jimmy Carter: Islam was militant on your watch, too

    01/16/2015 9:04:15 AM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 12 replies
    Absolute Rights ^ | 01/16/2015 | Jon E. Dougherty
    In recent interviews former President Jimmy Carter has once again taken to blaming Israel for all that is wrong in the Middle East. Carter, to his mind, has always viewed the Jewish state as ultimately being responsible not simply for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but for the “unrest” that is historically endemic to the region. Islamic extremism, he has intimated, exists because Israel does. In no less a non-serious venue as Comedy Central, Carter told host Jon Stewart that “the Palestinian problem” is part of the reason why terrorist attacks like that which took place last week in Paris. “Well, one...
  • Ex-CIA lawyer: Gitmo IDs graver than Plame leak (Holder's People Aid Terrorists Out CIA Agents?)

    05/06/2010 12:59:29 PM PDT · by mojito · 25 replies · 962+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5/6/2010 | Eli Lake and Bill Gertz
    Covertly taken photos of CIA interrogators that were shown by defense attorneys to al Qaeda inmates at the Guantanamo Bay prison represent a more serious security breach than the 2003 outing of CIA officer Valerie Plame, the agency's former general counsel said Wednesday. John Rizzo, who was the agency's top attorney until December, said in an interview that he initially requested the Justice Department and CIA investigation into the compromise of CIA interrogators' identities after photographs of the officers were found in the cell of one al Qaeda terrorist in Cuba. "Well I think this is far more serious than...
  • The Valerie Plame Precedent

    12/21/2005 10:43:04 PM PST · by XHogPilot · 34 replies · 1,766+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | December 22, 2005 | Jack Kelly
    Finally, some good may come from the Valerie Plame kerfuffle -- if President Bush and Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez have the stones to do what's right. A grave crime was exposed Dec. 16th when New York Times reporters James Risen and Eric Lichtblau published a story revealing President Bush authorized the National Security Agency to listen in on conversations between al Qaida suspects abroad and people in the United States without first obtaining a warrant. "We're seeing clearly now that (President) Bush thought 9/11 gave him license to act like a dictator," wrote Newsweek's Jonathan Alter. But the scandal was...
  • Jimmy Carter: Jews 'May Be Safer in France' Than Israel

    01/13/2015 3:22:46 PM PST · by PROCON · 65 replies
    newsmax ^ | Jan. 13, 2015 | John Blosser
    Former President Jimmy Carter, blasted in the past for taking the side of Palestinians over that of Israel, has stepped in the Mideast mess again. Carter, responding to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's invitation for Jews in France to emigrate to Israel, said that "on the average" Jews are "safer in France" than they would be in Israel, The Washington Free Beacon reported. After the brutal murders of four Jews in a kosher supermarket by the Islamic terrorists who attacked the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and other anti-Jewish assaults, Jews have been leaving France in increasing numbers,...
  • Palestinians Are Running Out of Friends Again

    01/13/2015 9:32:02 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/13/15 | Alan Caruba
    Just one more bizarre and stupid charade that Abbas and the Palestinians engage in from time to time The news of the day is former President Jimmy Carter who placed the blame for the Paris jihadist massacre on—you guessed it—Israel. That reflects the surreal world in which anti-Semites live. Meanwhile, the Palestinians, both Fatah and Hamas, are running out of friends. For reasons that defy any logic and which have no basis in fact, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking recognition of the Palestinian state from the United Nations. He’s also applied for membership in the International Criminal Court....
  • Carter: Give Obama A Break for Not Going to Paris, He Just Came Back from Vacation

    01/13/2015 11:30:41 AM PST · by PROCON · 31 replies
    mediaite ^ | Jan.13, 2015 | Tina Nguyen
    Former president Jimmy Carter told a group of reporters that they should give Barack Obama a bit of a break for not attending the recent solidarity march in Paris, which dozens of other world leaders attended. “I don’t think there’s any need for criticism,” he said, according to the Wall Street Journal. “The president sometimes can’t go where he’d prefer to go,” Carter continued. “He’s just come back from vacation so I think he’s probably got a lot on his desk.”
  • Jimmy Carter: Israeli-Palestinian conflict a cause of Paris attacks

    01/13/2015 7:59:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    JTA ^ | 01/13/2015
    Former President Jimmy Carter said the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was among the factors that led to the deadly attacks last week in Paris. Carter made the assertion Monday night during an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart. “Well, one of the origins for it is the Palestinian problem. And this aggravates people who are affiliated in any way with the Arab people who live in the West Bank and Gaza, what they are doing now — what’s being done to them. So I think that’s part of it,” Carter told Stewart. He called the training in the...
  • Jimmy Carter Blames Recent Terror Attacks On ‘Palestinian Problem’

    01/13/2015 6:03:14 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 45 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12:22 AM 01/13/2015 | Jamie Weinstein
    When in doubt, blame Israel — at least that seems to be the habit of America’s least respected former president. In the wake of the Islamist terror attacks in France against cartoonists and Jews, former President Jimmy Carter’s first reaction was to pin the motivation for such terrorism on Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians. Appearing on “The Daily Show” Monday, Carter was asked by host Jon Stewart whether the violence the world saw on the streets of Paris was actually fueled by something else other than Islamic extremism. “Well, one of the origins for it is the Palestinian problem,” Carter...
  • Jimmy Carter: Obama Showed 'Political Courage' in Cuba Deal

    12/18/2014 11:34:10 AM PST · by PROCON · 58 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | Dec. 18, 2014 | Wanda Carruthers
    President Barack Obama displayed "political courage" when he changed over 50 years of U.S. policy by announcing a renewal of diplomatic relations with Cuba, former President Jimmy Carter told MSNBC's "Morning Joe." Critics of Obama's announcement have said the move only served the Cuban government, but Carter said there was "no doubt" that the "beneficiaries of this primarily will be the Cuban people." "I'm very proud and grateful that President Obama has shown such good wisdom, and, also, I'd say, political courage in taking this long overdue step," Carter said Thursday.
  • Folks, You Just Gotta Hear This

    12/16/2014 1:41:23 AM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 20 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | Oct 16, 2013
    RUSH: I allowed one interruption from what I said the agenda for this hour was going to be, because you have to hear this. You just have to hear this. This afternoon in Washington on the Senate floor. You've heard, by the way -- I don't remember who said it, but -- it's been said in recent days that if women were running this show, none of this would have happened. There wouldn't have been a shutdown. I think the... (interruption) (SNIP) RUSH: I am reminded of Jimmy Carter, who said once that he learned everything about nuclear warfare from...
  • Grammy Awards 2015 Nominations [Jimmy Carter, Elizabeth Warren nominated]

    12/05/2014 1:33:53 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    MJ's Big Blog ^ | 12/05/2014
    Best New ArtistIggy Azalea Bastille Brandy Clark Haim Sam SmithSong of the YearAll About That Bass – Meghan Trainor (Kevin Kadish, Meghan Trainor) Chandelier – Sia – (Sia Furler, Jesse Shatkin) Shake it Off – Taylor Swift – (Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift) Stay With Me (Darkchild Version) – (James Napier, William Phillips, Sam Smith) Take Me to Church – Hozier – (Andrew Hozier-Byrne)Record of the YearFancy – Iggy Azalea – Fancy Chandelier – Sia – Chandelier Stay With Me (Darkchild Version) – Sam Smith Shake it Off – Taylor Swift All About That Bass – Meghan TrainorBest Pop Vocal...
  • Jimmy Carter finds bright spot in being called a terrible president by John McCain

    11/21/2014 11:01:02 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 21, 2014 | T. Becket Adams
    Former President Jimmy Carter responded Friday to being referred to as one of the worst presidents in U.S. history by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., quipping that it’s a “compliment” to be considered a terrible president by a “warmonger” like McCain. [SNIP] “I was lucky enough to go through my four years, we never shot a bullet or dropped a bomb or fired a missile,” Carter said.
  • Brezinski Calls for Obama to Shoot Down Israeli Jets; "A Liberty in Reverse"

    09/19/2009 7:19:55 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 97 replies · 3,173+ views
    weeklystandard.com ^ | Sept. 19, 2009 | Michael Goldfarb
    In a little noticed interview with the Daily Beast (presumably little noticed because serious people don't read the Daily Beast), Zbigniew Brzezinski suggests that Barack Obama do more than just refuse to support an Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear sites -- the American president must give the order to shoot down Israeli aircraft as they cross Iraqi airspace: DB: How aggressive can Obama be in insisting to the Israelis that a military strike might be in America’s worst interest? Brzezinski: We are not exactly impotent little babies. They have to fly over our airspace in Iraq. Are we just going...
  • Obama Foreign Policy Advisor Calls For US to Shoot Down Israeli Jets

    09/20/2009 12:42:41 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 40 replies · 2,340+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/20/09 | Gateway Pundit
    Last year Zbigniew Brzezinski, adviser to former US president Jimmy Carter, described the Bush administration's policy of maintaining the option of military action against Iran as "counterproductive." Now Brzezinski, who advises Obama on foreign policy, is calling for the US to shoot down Israeli jets. Brzezinski is known to be anti-Israel. The Weekly Standard Blog reported: In a little noticed interview with the Daily Beast (presumably little noticed because serious people don't read the Daily Beast), Zbigniew Brzezinski suggests that Barack Obama do more than just refuse to support an Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear sites -- the American president...
  • Brezinski Calls for Obama to Shoot Down Israeli Jets; "A Liberty in Reverse"

    09/20/2009 7:00:12 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 198 replies · 9,875+ views
    DB: How aggressive can Obama be in insisting to the Israelis that a military strike might be in America’s worst interest? Brzezinski: We are not exactly impotent little babies. They have to fly over our airspace in Iraq. Are we just going to sit there and watch? DB: What if they fly over anyway? Brzezinski: Well, we have to be serious about denying them that right. That means a denial where you aren’t just saying it. If they fly over, you go up and confront them. They have the choice of turning back or not. No one wishes for this...
  • Trilateral Chief lusts for World War III

    09/20/2009 10:25:28 AM PDT · by Psion · 19 replies · 1,482+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | Sept. 20, 2009 | Julius – Milton Mark
    Guest Commentary Julius - Milton Mark thelastcrusade.org Several people have expressed muted outrage over Zbigniew Brzezinski's call for Obama to shoot down Israeli aircraft. Our friend Gummo called to remind us that most U.S. Presidents since 1948 have had similar plans on their global agendas. We must admit that singling-out our Mystery President for the same treachery that other corrupt, Satan-worshiping leaders and their advisors have displayed, does seem a bit unfair. What is taking place now is the seamless continuation of the “Baker Plan” which envisions a world without Israel as a paradise of peace and plenty.Obama, like...
  • Obama Advisor Brezinski Calls for U.S. to Defend Iran Against Israel

    09/20/2009 12:35:09 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 28 replies · 1,700+ views
    conservatives4palin ^ | 9/20/09 | Doug Brady
    As a political junkie, one the most baffling aspects of national elections is the Jewish vote. American Jews vote overwhelmingly for Democrat candidates in national elections. 2008 was no exception, as reported in an editorial at HAARETZ.com immediately following the election: Despite the tense rift between Republican and Democratic Jews over the course of the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign, exit polls on Tuesday showed that Barack Obama received about 77 percent of the Jewish vote. These numbers were higher even than the 2004 election, when Democratic candidate John Kerry received 74 percent of the Jewish vote. Al Gore received the...
  • Obama Adviser Brzezinski Shoot Down Israeli Planes on Way To Iran

    09/20/2009 6:18:59 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 18 replies · 1,378+ views
    Daily Beast/The Lid ^ | 9/20/09 | The Lid
    Former National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski who was a foreign policy adviser to President Obama during the campaign, has suggested that the United States should shoot down any IDF Plane on the way to attack Iranian nuclear facilities. Brzezinski was interviewed by the Daily Beast: