All Articles on Jimmy Carter

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Dubya v. Saddam: Mano E Mano
Why not a mano-e-mano, duel to the death between George W. Bush and Saddam Hussein? Or maybe Dubya and Saddam could fight it out without weapons in a barehanded, bare-fisted, no-holds-barred brawl until one gives up. The one who asks for quarter is subject to immediate regime change. Since both...
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The Culture of Self-Deception
''MY DEAR FELLOW citizens,'' Vaclav Havel said in his inaugural address as Czech president, ''for 40 years on this day you heard from my predecessors the same thing in a number of variations: how our country is flourishing, how many millions of tons of steel we produce, how happy we all are, how we...
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Internet Samizdat Releases Suppressed Voices, History
Days after their son Greg died in the World Trade Center terror, Phyllis and Orlando Rodriguez wrote a letter to the New York Times that counseled against "violent revenge, with the prospect of sons, daughters, parents, friends in distant lands dying, suffering, and nursing further grievances...
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Another Energy Crisis????
The global energy cartel is imperiling the world's environment and economic stability in a greedy grab for profits that is empowered by a heavy investment of campaign contributions and corporate connections with media conglomerates. The energy cartel understands the world's dependency on their...
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Pitching Softballs: Why are Journalists Going Easy on Bush?
Imagine that while Bill Clinton was president, Secret Service agents had gone to fetch Chelsea Clinton's boyfriend from jail, where he'd been arrested for public drunkenness. One could imagine days of righteous indignation on talk radio and pundit television about misuse of the Secret Service and...
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Triumph of (George) Will: When Media Might Makes Right
A skeleton is rattling in George Will's closet. But it's difficult to hear above the steady applause from his elite boosters inside the media business. Widely viewed as one of the nation's most influential journalists, Will churns out syndicated columns that appear in hundreds of daily papers. He...
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The Unelected President
It's official. The Banana Republicans now occupy the White House. In direct--and predictable--contradiction to his campaign rhetoric of accommodation and compromise, George "Shrub" Bush begins his illegitimate regime like countless other coup figureheads--with cynicism and an iron hand. How firmly...
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Alan Greenspan Intends To Take The Glow Off Gore's Best Feel-Good Issue--The Stock Market
On the morning after, people awoke to the drear prospect of "gush and bore" for the next six months, and excitement flew out the window. No reason to despair--we can refocus mental energies on another, more significant campaign running in the shadows of the presidential colors. The shadow candidate...
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The Lost Dreams of Bert DeLeeuw
Requiem for a Radical
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