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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-11-10 08:42 AM
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83. Oh what could have been.
Thank you Mr. Carter. I was too young to vote for you at the time, but I did support you.

I wish we had more like you.
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  -Appreciation thread for Pres. Jimmy Carter's vision - If only they had listened! 1776Forever  Jun-10-10 09:30 AM   #0 
  - He was visionary - and therefore dangerous to the powers that be...  polichick   Jun-10-10 09:35 AM   #1 
  - Yep.  closeupready   Jun-10-10 09:37 AM   #2 
  - Dr. Dean was also a danger to the establishment and was quickly  ladjf   Jun-10-10 10:48 AM   #16 
  - Absolutely - establishment Dems took him out. nt  polichick   Jun-10-10 12:14 PM   #27 
  - Absolutely  MissDeeds   Jun-10-10 08:32 PM   #44 
  - I voted for him, but he lost  HughMoran   Jun-10-10 11:58 PM   #66 
     - Right...  kenfrequed   Jun-11-10 08:02 AM   #80 
  - Carter was strong despite the Repubs claiming he was a weakling  DissedByBush   Jun-10-10 10:55 PM   #64 
  - And lets's not forget that it was pappy bush who arranged for the hostages.  wolfgangmo   Jun-11-10 09:48 AM   #89 
  - Totally prescient, he Was  liberalmike27   Jun-11-10 02:00 AM   #74 
  - And it is as if  Enthusiast   Jun-11-10 09:03 AM   #88 
  - Perfectly well said. nt  Enthusiast   Jun-11-10 09:00 AM   #86 
  - +1 nt  laughingliberal   Jun-10-10 09:38 AM   #3 
  - He is vastly underappreciated. Thanks for this thread.  Tanuki   Jun-10-10 09:57 AM   #4 
  - I think his darling Mother had a lot to do with his brilliance. Lillian was such a wonderful person!  1776Forever   Jun-10-10 10:08 AM   #7 
  - The UK should be red too  reggie the dog   Jun-10-10 11:25 AM   #19 
  - Sure they call them pints  wolfgangmo   Jun-11-10 09:50 AM   #90 
  - Myanmar, Liberia and the USA....  reggie the dog   Jun-10-10 11:25 AM   #21 
  - In the winter of 76/77 we finished Dads house.  HillbillyBob   Jun-10-10 10:01 AM   #5 
  - We were just talking about that,  Nite Owl   Jun-10-10 10:02 AM   #6 
  - This picture says a lot to me about that - He stands alone in more ways then one!  1776Forever   Jun-10-10 10:11 AM   #8 
     - Says it all. n/t  Nite Owl   Jun-10-10 05:21 PM   #39 
     - I have seen this photo before, and thought it odd, but I'm glad to see his smile.  midnight   Jun-10-10 10:45 PM   #60 
  - This was a big turning point for the corporate media.  azul   Jun-10-10 10:15 AM   #9 
  - Sometimes we forget Carter did graduate work in nuclear physics:  1776Forever   Jun-10-10 10:23 AM   #10 
  - reagan and thatcher fucked their countries  reggie the dog   Jun-10-10 11:29 AM   #22 
  - If we had continued Carter's vision we would be 30 years ahead of where we are today.  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-10-10 10:24 AM   #11 
  - I was very young when Carter was in office, though I recall that the general "vibe" across  Lorien   Jun-11-10 08:52 AM   #85 
     - Obama citing Reagan as one of his favorites is disturbing  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-11-10 11:31 PM   #94 
  - He tried to address the populace as if they were adults, but all he got was scorn.  NCarolinawoman   Jun-10-10 10:30 AM   #12 
  - He got scorn mainly from the media and the ppwers-that-be who spun his intelligent message  joeybee12   Jun-10-10 10:37 AM   #14 
  - I did not,  reggie the dog   Jun-10-10 11:32 AM   #24 
  - How well I remember both him and John Anderson vs Reagan.  shirleym   Jun-10-10 10:35 AM   #13 
  - Carter is one of the extremely few public Christians who acted according to his faith  AnArmyVeteran   Jun-12-10 06:49 AM   #95 
  - Here is a great Jimmy Carter quote, kind of indicative to what he is all about:  NCarolinawoman   Jun-10-10 10:45 AM   #15 
  - I agree with Jimmy, what good is all the money in the world if there is no beauty to enjoy!  1776Forever   Jun-10-10 11:25 AM   #20 
  - this statement is just fine by my standards  reggie the dog   Jun-10-10 11:34 AM   #25 
  - K&R  Jefferson23   Jun-10-10 11:12 AM   #17 
  - I was born in February 1979  reggie the dog   Jun-10-10 11:23 AM   #18 
  - Raygun was the worst president of my life  mdmc   Jun-10-10 05:28 PM   #41 
  - Thanks Jimmy!  The Midway Rebel   Jun-10-10 11:31 AM   #23 
  - he was the first president I ever voted for.  Donnachaidh   Jun-10-10 11:35 AM   #26 
  - Thank you, President Carter . . .  tilsammans   Jun-10-10 12:33 PM   #28 
  - Nixon did it first -- and then Ford -- and then Carter  nichomachus   Jun-10-10 01:15 PM   #29 
  - OK Why don't you start a Nixon appreciation thread? This one is 4 Carter! n/t  1776Forever   Jun-10-10 01:19 PM   #30 
  - The OP suggests that Carter dreamed up the idea -- he didn't  nichomachus   Jun-10-10 01:42 PM   #31 
     - OH please! He didn't dream it up! For God's sake he lived it! n/t  1776Forever   Jun-10-10 02:39 PM   #33 
  - The Nixon Admin also put us on the WealthCare train off the cliff.  HughBeaumont   Jun-11-10 08:31 AM   #82 
  - Carter was the best, most underappreciated president in modern US history.  KonaKane   Jun-10-10 01:46 PM   #32 
  - k/r. n/t  reflection   Jun-10-10 02:41 PM   #34 
  - Proudest votes of my life, along with McGovern in 1972.  freddie mertz   Jun-10-10 02:41 PM   #35 
  - K&R  PurgedVoter   Jun-10-10 04:00 PM   #36 
  - K&R  PurgedVoter   Jun-10-10 04:00 PM   #37 
  - I'd like to take this opportunity to wish screaming death on everyone who voted for Reagan  FiveGoodMen   Jun-10-10 04:48 PM   #38 
  - YES!  mdmc   Jun-10-10 05:24 PM   #40 
  - Seems like his son is following in his foot steps.  Phlem   Jun-10-10 08:14 PM   #42 
  - I still remember vividly the ridicule and scorn...  Bonobo   Jun-10-10 08:23 PM   #43 
  - Timeline of America's Depedendence on Foreign Oil  paparush   Jun-10-10 08:37 PM   #45 
  - "We cannot build peaceful relationships by killing each other's children."  baldguy   Jun-10-10 08:43 PM   #46 
  - K & R I have been recommending this for quite some time  RoccoR5955   Jun-10-10 08:50 PM   #47 
  - THANK YOU President Carter  Raine   Jun-10-10 08:50 PM   #48 
  - So many things that are going wrong now could have been worked  jwirr   Jun-10-10 08:54 PM   #49 
  - Jimmy Carter was way beyond his time.  JDPriestly   Jun-10-10 09:13 PM   #50 
  - knr nt  slipslidingaway   Jun-10-10 09:14 PM   #51 
  - great man.  DesertFlower   Jun-10-10 09:23 PM   #52 
  - K&R.  onestepforward   Jun-10-10 09:38 PM   #53 
  - Possibly the most under appreciated person who ever lived in the White House.  BrklynLiberal   Jun-10-10 09:42 PM   #54 
  - For sure.  GreenPartyVoter   Jun-10-10 10:43 PM   #59 
  - Most definitely  avaistheone1   Jun-11-10 01:35 AM   #72 
  - Ponder this  Saboburns   Jun-10-10 09:54 PM   #55 
  - Like Bizarro world...right?  BrklynLiberal   Jun-11-10 05:42 AM   #78 
  - I've always known he was right. He is a great American!  CLANG   Jun-10-10 10:07 PM   #56 
  - My Governor. My President. nt  onehandle   Jun-10-10 10:17 PM   #57 
  - K&R.  midnight   Jun-10-10 10:41 PM   #58 
  - Let's send flowers to Jimmy while he can still smell and appreciate them! nt  shirleym   Jun-10-10 10:46 PM   #61 
  - THAT is an awesome idea! Men appreciate flowers too!  Maru Kitteh   Jun-11-10 01:02 AM   #70 
  - I am in!  avaistheone1   Jun-11-10 01:36 AM   #73 
  - I do love my Jimmy  condoleeza   Jun-10-10 10:52 PM   #62 
  - Agreed.  Canuckistanian   Jun-10-10 10:52 PM   #63 
  - I was just talking about this today with my parents  slay   Jun-10-10 11:20 PM   #65 
  - That and the ME are his two greatest frustrations  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-10-10 11:59 PM   #67 
  - He actually introduced his policy in 1977  csziggy   Jun-11-10 12:13 AM   #68 
  - HELL YES. Mr. Kitteh and I were talking about this very subject this a.m.  Maru Kitteh   Jun-11-10 01:01 AM   #69 
  - President Carter - a visionary and a great humanitarian.  avaistheone1   Jun-11-10 01:33 AM   #71 
  - The Demos didn't recognize the threat of Reagan and stabbed him.  Loudmxr   Jun-11-10 02:59 AM   #75 
  - Men of peace are scoffed at in American politics.  democrank   Jun-11-10 04:40 AM   #76 
  - If so many Americans  The Wizard   Jun-11-10 05:16 AM   #77 
  - YES!  mdmc   Jun-11-10 07:06 AM   #79 
  - Remembering President Carter  chriscruzan   Jun-11-10 08:09 AM   #81 
  - Oh what could have been.  Javaman   Jun-11-10 08:42 AM   #83 
  - I Grew Up In Georgia  The Old Creak   Jun-11-10 08:47 AM   #84 
  - Exactly. I loved President Carter and I voted  Enthusiast   Jun-11-10 09:02 AM   #87 
  - K&R for President Carter, a man before his time  Rhiannon12866   Jun-11-10 06:58 PM   #91 
  - Carter is a decent human being  malaise   Jun-11-10 07:00 PM   #92 
  - This amazing speech gets re-played here at the DU every year or so and it should be.  David Zephyr   Jun-11-10 07:07 PM   #93 
 

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