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Jimmy Carter

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  • James E. Causey: The dissing of a president

    President Barack Obama: the worst president since World War II. That's what a new poll says. Well, sorry, folks, but Obama is not the worst president he is not even close to being the worst president. But he is by far the most disrespected president of...
  • Is Pelto A Spoiler In Race For Governor?

    Is Pelto A Spoiler In Race For Governor?
    Former state representative and political consultant Jonathan Pelto has been a burr under the saddle of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ever since the first Democratic governor in 20 years took office in 2011. The governor's loudest, most relentless critic on the...
  • Barack Obama is a generic Democratic president

    Barack Obama is a generic Democratic president
    The Quinnipiac poll getting buzz this week may be worthless, but the general topic of evaluating Barack Obama is another opportunity to make an important point: almost everything about Obama's presidency can be explained by saying he’s a...
  • Review: 'The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection' by Lisa Kathleen Graddy and Amy Pastan

    Review: 'The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection' by Lisa Kathleen Graddy and Amy Pastan
    "First Lady" was a term Jacqueline Kennedy disliked, or so daughter Caroline once recalled, because it sounded so like a racehorse. Mrs. Kennedy, as she preferred to be called, had a point: The president's official hostess — be it wife, niece,...
  • Same-sex marriage ban in its final moments

    Here's a safe prediction: Florida's same-sex marriage ban is going down. The end could come soon if a Miami-Dade County judge sides with six couples who claim that the ban is unconstitutional. On Wednesday their attorney asked Judge Sarah Zabel to...
  • Blame Islamist Terrorism On Carter?

    Much of the blame for the current conflagration in Iraq is directed at President Bush, his ill-advised invasion and his poor handling of the occupation. President Obama is rightly blamed for endorsing the current Iraqi president. That said, the troubles...
  • Valerie Jarrett interview shows how low 'Meet the Press' has sunk

    Believe me, I didn't go looking in my Sunday morning TV viewing for more evidence of what a journalistically bankrupt operation NBC News had become. It's fish in a barrel these days. Turn to NBC News for almost any given broadcast, and you'll find...
  • Feeling good, America?

    This week's news that the economy had shrunk by 2.9 percent in the first three months of the year recalls one of former President Ronald Reagan's most memorable political lines: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" And so, we ask: How are...
  • High-tech firms focus on energy efficiency to confront climate change

    WASHINGTON — As President Obama pushes ahead on a strategy for confronting climate change that relies heavily on energy efficiency, some Americans may see flashbacks of Jimmy Carter trying to persuade them to wear an extra sweater and turn down...
  • Former Senator Howard Baker, key figure in Watergate hearings, dies at 88

    Former Senator Howard Baker, key figure in Watergate hearings, dies at 88
    Tennessee Republican Howard Baker, a pivotal figure in the Senate Watergate inquiry that pushed U.S. President Richard Nixon toward resignation and who later helped salvage Ronald Reagan's presidency amid the Iran-Contra scandal, has died. He was 88....
  • Martin Schram: Presbyterians' misguided embrace of religious hatred

    All hell was breaking out, yet again, in the Arab world that surrounds Israel well before the late news that broke in a most unlikely locale Friday and was mainly missed by most of the world. Here's what the world was watching: Iraq was free-falling....