Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

Is America Past the Point of No Return?

(It may be my imagination, but Thom Hartmann appears to be channeling and expanding on my June 25 Op-Ed…..) Oligarchs representing monopolistic Big Pharma, Big Banks, and Big Retail/Fast Food are devastating us. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ July 4, 2017 … Continue reading

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Losing My Religion For Equality

By Jimmy Carter/The Age/ April 27, 2017 Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God. I HAVE been a practising Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible … Continue reading

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Perpetual War

War Is the New Normal: 7 Deadly Reasons Why America’s Wars Persist By William Astore/ TomDispatch/ February 1, 2015 It was launched immediately after the 9/11 attacks, when I was still in the military, and almost immediately became known as … Continue reading

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Democracy Has Disappeared

BPR Quote of the Day: selectsmart.com “Jimmy Carter defends Snowden”- Daily Kos

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Human Rights: It’s So Last Decade

In a NY Times Op-Ed, Jimmy Carter calls out the U.S. government (while carefully omitting President Obama’s name) for it’s worsening human rights record. The former American president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, clearly unafraid to speak his mind (Carter … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: Hitting Too Many Icebergs

“The two-party system has given this country the war of Lyndon Johnson, the Watergate of Nixon and the incompetence of Carter. Saying we should keep the two-party system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was … Continue reading

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