All Articles on Jimmy Carter

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Corporate Democrats
If you wonder why things never change in Washington, look no further than a report released yesterday by Russ Baker's Real News Project ( www.realnews.org ). The report documents 25 corporate Democrats -- corporate consultants with strong ties to the Democratic Party leadership inside the beltway...
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Was the 2004 Election Stolen?
Republicans prevented more than 350,000 voters in Ohio from casting ballots or having their votes counted -- enough to have put John Kerry in the White House
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A Tale of Two Theories: Supply Side and Demand Side Economics
It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the era of low taxes. It was the age of high deficits. Prices were up. Wages were down. Oil and gold soared. Housing and big cars cratered. Foreign powers threatened. Foreign currencies beckoned. Some saw a new Jerusalem in the nation's...
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Ahmadinejad v. Bush : The Village Druid v. The Zygote
On January 20th, 1977, for the first time in history, a newly inaugurated president got out of his limousine and walked to the White House. In 2001, a president appointed by the Supreme Court, speeded his limousine as it was pelted with garbage by American citizens. That is not the only...
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Wars for Oil
Our warrior President constantly refers to the 9/11/01 attacks as the casus belli for our invasion of Iraq. The Iraq war is actually a continuing function of the US military as a "global oil protection force", according to Michael Klare, author of Blood and Oil and Resource Wars. The Islamist...
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Immigration 101 for Beginners and Non-Texans
In 1983, I was a judge at the Terlingua Chili Cookoff, and my memory of the events may not be perfect—for example, for years I’ve been claiming Jimmy Carter was president at the time, but that’s the kind of detail one often loses track of in Terlingua. Anyway, it was ’83 or some year right around...
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Now IRS is Harassing the Poor
Boy, you really can't take your eyes off this bunch for a minute, can you? If they're not screwing up one thing, then they're screwing up another — busy little beavers. And then there are the administrative nightmares they have created all by themselves: The new Medicare prescription-drug benefit...
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The Man Who Sold the War
The road to war in Iraq led through many unlikely places. One of them was a chic hotel nestled among the strip bars and brothels that cater to foreigners in the town of Pattaya, on the Gulf of Thailand. On December 17th, 2001, in a small room within the sound of the crashing tide, a CIA officer...
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Peace Prize Rebuffs U.S. Stand on War
WASHINGTON -- The Nobel Prize committee has taken another slap at the Bush administration for its war in Iraq. The committee awarded the prestigious 2005 peace prize to Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei and the International Atomic Energy Agency, past nemesis of President Bush. ElBaradei -- along with Hans...
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Bush's Exit Strategy: Escape to Crawford
On August 2, George W. Bush fled the clamor of the Capitol and hopped aboard Air Force One for a two-and-a-half-hour flight to his Texas ranch - 1,300 miles from the Oval Office. Bush's five-week vacation has set a new record for the longest presidential hiatus in US history. It also marks a...
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