Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review If I was growing up, or an adult in the 1960s and 1970s, I might consider if I had access to, going through that decade on one big alcohol and … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Nicholas Kristof- Jimmy Carter, His Legacy and a Rabbit

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I believe, similar to George H.W. Bush, Richard Nixon, Dwight Eisenhower and Harry Truman, the Jimmy Carter presidency, looks better in the history books, than it does when it was … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Mike Conrad- America’s Anti-Liberal Myth: Why Democrats Learned The Wrong Less From 1984

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Just correct some of the things that Mike Conrad said. Walter Mondale lost badly in 1984 to Ronald Reagan winning just one state and just over forty-percent of the popular … Continue reading

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NBC: The Richard Pryor Show- Richard Pryor the First African-American President?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’ve never been to Fantasy Island, but now I think I know what it looks like. An African-American President of the United States, not the Federal Republic of Nigeria, but of … Continue reading

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Great on Yak: CBS’s All in the Family- Archie Bunker on Democrats & the 1970s

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Oh the 1970s, a decade about sacrifice and millions of Americans learning about their government and their politicians and that they didn’t like a lot of them. But of course as … Continue reading

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CBS News: CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite, 3/17/77: A Look at Foreign Affairs and Energy Policy

This was right before President Jimmy Carter gave his famous foreign policy and human rights speech at Notre Dame in the spring of 1977. The first United States President to ever at least during the Cold War to make human … Continue reading

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Crash Course: John Green- Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and The Economic Malaise of the 1970s

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The Great Deflation of the 1970s as it is more commonly known, really lasted that entire decade. With the economy taking a big hit in 1973 thanks to the energy crisis … Continue reading

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RT: The Big Picture- Conversations With Great Minds: Michael Lind- The Great Forgetting of The American Republic

Source: RT: The Big Picture With Thom Hartmann- Conversations With Great Minds: Michael Lind-The Forgotten American Republic. Perhaps the only thing that I agree with Michael Lind on this is that America has moved politically since the 1930s New Deal. That … Continue reading

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CNN: Senator Ted Kennedy’s 1980 DNC Speech: The Dream Shall Never Die

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal: CNN: Senator Ted Kennedy’s 1980 DNC Speech: The Dream Shall Never Die Had Democrats seen more of this during the primaries, may Ted Kennedy beats President Carter in 1980. You … Continue reading

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