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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:15 PM
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I stand with Jimmy Carter.
Thank You!

:thumbsup:
:applause:
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mdmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:17 PM
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1. yes
yes
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:17 PM
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2. I'll stand with you, standing with Jimmy Carter.
Rec'd, of course.

:hug:
sw
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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:35 PM
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17. it seems that our elected Dems are mostly too afraid
to show him any kind of love, so I figure we can.


:hug:
G_j
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scarletwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:46 PM
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25. It's a wonderful idea, and I'm really grateful you thought of it.
Not surprised, though. You are a uniquely thoughtful person -- you've always been one of the shining lights here.

As Carter is also a shining light of honesty and compassion. It literally pains me when people put him down. His presidency is a stunning illustration of how the Shadow Powers work to take down a good man.

:loveya:
sw
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ngant17 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 07:00 PM
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30. "Sharing Good Times" CD
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 07:01 PM by ngant17
I am enjoying Jimmy Carter's recent audio book in CD, it's really great to hear about his persona< life experiences growing up in Georgia. And he was fairly advanced from an early age, wrt positive racial relations with his young African-American friends in childhood.[br />
If anyone knows a racist, Jimmy Carter could and he could spot one a mile away.
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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:20 PM
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3. I am standing with the Pres Carter group. nt
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Kahuna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:20 PM
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4. So do I. nt
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:21 PM
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5. Add me to the list n/t
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:22 PM
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6. Few better men have held such high office.
Thank you Mister President.

:loveya:
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lunatica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:22 PM
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7. I always have.
And always will.
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Klukie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:23 PM
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8. me too
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:24 PM
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9. +1
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movonne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:27 PM
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12. +another
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salin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:26 PM
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10. Yep
me, too!
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PDJane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:26 PM
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11. Yes.
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yellowwood Donating Member (550 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:27 PM
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13. I Hope There's Room for Me
I'm standing with all of the others who want to stand with Jimmy Carter. Let's make a crowd!
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PA Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:28 PM
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14. I do too.
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jwirr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:28 PM
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15. Yes.
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Ruby the Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:31 PM
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16. Don't mind if I get in this line. Way to call it, Sir.
:applause:
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Uncle Joe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:35 PM
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18. I feel the same way.
Thanks for the thread, G_j. :thumbsup:
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RubyDuby in GA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:38 PM
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19. Always have. Always will.
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ezgoingrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:39 PM
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20. Indeed!
Thank you President Carter!
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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:39 PM
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21. Recommend
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Ron Green Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:43 PM
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22. I stand with Jimmy Carter, a man better than any politician can be.
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sofa king Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:43 PM
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23. I'm hoping to see him speak on Monday.
He's going to be a couple of colleges down the Valley. I hope I have enough oil for my moped to get there.
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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 07:53 PM
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35. I hope you can
one of our greatest!
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KT2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:46 PM
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24. Count me in
Note to GOP: The whole world is watching!
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OmmmSweetOmmm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:47 PM
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26. me too
:thumbsup:
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99 Percent Sure Donating Member (355 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:49 PM
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27. Yes!
:grouphug:
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Samantha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:54 PM
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28. There are some things more important than politics
and the safety of the person who sits in the Oval Office is one of those things. I am sure it is not a convenient time, in lieu of the raging health care debate, to interject a conversation about race into the mainstream. But if one feels there is a lot of hate speech being spewed that could compromise the well being of our President, he or she does not wait until an opportune moment to voice his or concerns. The time to call attention to the matter is NOW. I feel former President Carter is voicing his concerns because he genuinely fears for Obama's safety, and I salute him for putting his feelings on the subject out there in the main steam.

Sam
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spiritual_gunfighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 02:55 PM
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75. I am in total agreement Sam
Politically, Carter couldnt have chosen a worse time for this, but if the President is in danger which I believe he is then you have to say what needs to be said. I stand with Jimmy as well.
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 06:55 PM
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29. I stand with you standing with President Carter
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Raine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 07:03 PM
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31. I do too and THANK YOU President Carter
for telling it like it is!
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Czar One Donating Member (93 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 07:04 PM
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32. One of Our Best!
:thumbsup:
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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 07:24 PM
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33. Hell, yeah.
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FLyellowdog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 07:45 PM
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34. I'll stand by that man any day of the week and twice on Sunday. nt
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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 08:04 PM
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36. Luvs me some Jimmy!
Thanks for your courageous leadership President Carter!

It is funny to see how SHOCKED the reich-wing is that anyone could call them RACIST..

SHOCKED I TELLS YA'!

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calimary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 08:06 PM
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37. I do, too.
:patriot:
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mopinko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:29 PM
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38. proudly.
a gift to humanity that man is.
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:30 PM
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39. Me too
:patriot:

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StopTheNeoCons Donating Member (608 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 09:32 PM
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40. I have always stood with this great man....n/t
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HippieCowgirl Donating Member (242 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 10:14 PM
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41. yep
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unkachuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 10:19 PM
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42. Thank you President Carter, you speak the truth....n/t
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donheld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 10:23 PM
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43. k & R
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 10:35 PM
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44. So do I
Just because he's not afraid to say it like it is.
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Forkboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 11:05 PM
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45. Always have, always will.
One of very few politicians in this world that I admire and respect completely. I wish I was half the person he is (minus the religion part...that's not for me).
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Left Brain Donating Member (895 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 01:47 AM
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46. Always have, always will
Carter is the ultimate statesman, and he tells it like it is.
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leveymg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 06:15 AM
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47. He's about as credible as they come on that subject. He knows about the politics of race.
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bunkerbuster1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 06:21 AM
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48. Good man, good work, and he's taken a courageous stand.
I am on his side.
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 07:16 AM
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49. yep
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 07:36 AM
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50. W Bush can only wish he was 1/2 the man President Carter is....I stand w President Carter
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jeffrey_X Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 09:30 AM
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51. Same here
Go Jimmy
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clarence swinney Donating Member (673 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:23 AM
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52. GREAT PEOPLE ARE KNOWN BY WORKS WHEN NO ONE I S WATCHING
PRESIDENT JAMES CARTER

COMPARE CARTER TO REAGAN
ALL AMERICAN BRAIN

(4 yrs to 8 yrs. So, use Average per year on some and Monthly average also.)

ONE SIMPLE QUESTION.

HOW COULD THE DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP ALLOW THE TRASHING OF CARTER AS A FAILED PRESIDENT??? DISGUSTING. CARTER WRITINGS AND SPEECHES WERE MARVELOUS. BRILLIANT. PROPHESY.

--------------------JOBS-------------------------------------------------

Real IncreaseCarter-13.0% in 4 yearsReagan-17.5% in 8 yrs

Carter 10,488,000 in 4Reagan 15,935,000 in 8.

*Per month Carter averaged far more than Reagan
218,000 to 175,000.


Care to compare number of homes built per year. Dont. Reagan killed S & Ls.
Care to compare GDP growth without massive spending + 80% (borrow) programs.
Carter-3.4%--Reagan 3.4% even with major government spending
Care to compare Increase in National Income and GDP to Debt Growth
Care to compare percent increase in Federal Revenues
Care to compare GDP Growth in Real dollars per year

Care to compare First THREE Years---

First figure is Carter

Real GDP+3.2%-- +1.3%= 59% less for RR
Industrial Production--+3.0%--+.01%= 97% less for RR
Rate Capacity Utilization 83.4% --75.9% = 9% less for Reagan
Plant-Equip. Expend. +14.6%--.8%= 95% less for Reagan
Housing Starts1.76 Million1.28 million = 27% less for Reagan
Domestic auto sales8.48 million6.25 million= 26% less for Reagan
Business Failures846124,291= +189% more for Reagan
Civilian Unemployment6.7%--7.5%= 13% more for Reagan
Number Unemployed6.74 million9.89 million=+47% more for Reagan
Real Disposable Income Growth--+1/9%--+1/3%= 32% less for Reagan
Prime Rate10.96%--14.94%= +35% more for Reagan
Federal Budget Deficit48.5 Billion153.billion= +215% more for Reagan
Farm Income--+1.75%---5.7%= 326% less for Reagan


Comparison Above of 13 items from CBO Record 3-26-84

Care to compare number killed overseas
Care to compare percent Increase in Defense Spending
Care to compare number of LIES told
Care to compare numbers of departments with SCANDALS
Care to compare numbers of administration members who were investigated, went to prison, convicted or charged.
Care to compare respect by foreign nations
Care to check 1947 National Security Act that was instrumental in checking the expansion of communism.
Care to compare number of times president went to church.
Care to compare results of Community Reinvestment Act vs S&L Death Act
Care to compare how historians rank them without $$ spent by conservative think tanks
(In 1994 Reagan was ranked tenth from bottom-- Conservatives have spent millions
re-inventing his average record).
Care to compare as DEREGULATOR? Airlines-Financial Institutions-Transportation
Care to compare with which created FEMA
Care to check who was President when FISA was passed into law?
Care to check who started CentcomAs-RDJTF-Rapid Deployment Task Force-
(Reagan changed name to Centcom) -U.S forces designated for possible employment to Middle East.
Carter produced the First Arab-Israeli Peace Treaty
Carter normalized trade with China
Carter led the Senate to obey our treaty and yield control of Panama Canal.
Carter killed the neutron bomb
Carter won Nato agreement to match Soviet missiles in Europe
Carter limited strategic nuclear arms with Salt II Treaty.
Carter paid UN dues in full, on time and without conditions.
Carter got third world majorities against Vietnams intervention on Cambodia.
Carter placed embargoes on Soviets for invasion of Afghanistan
The great anti-communist Reagan lifted them while Soviet Evil Empire was still in Afghanistan
Carter efforts were significant onHuman Rights impartiality, nuclear build down, energy sustainability, Middle East peace, non-interventionism .
Same President who said thisThe oil flow from the Persian Gulf is a vital interest to the United States and this country will employ any means necessary including military force to overcome an attempt by a hostile power to block that flow.

Imagine the praise had Reagan made that statement.

Carter increased CAFE standardsReagan cancelled them. Loved oil people. Backers in California. Henry Salvatori. Pals first America second.

When Carter left office it took 3.6 years of average income to purchase an average priced new home. After Reagans years it took 4.2 Years and now under Bush II 5.4 years.
This is an important figure. In Constant(inflation adjusted) dollars.

Historical analysis of years 1946 to 1981 then 1981 to 2009 reveal much on Rich Pals get richer and Middle Class(overwhelming number) stumbled. Major directional change or America and Middle Class. Few did exceedingly well. Rest staggered under burden of dormant income and wealth decline in real dollars.

When Conservatives hit on Carter as a do nothing administration they best not check the FACTS.

Inflation was Carters big handicap. Remember Oil Prices? Food prices?

Inflation had nothing to do with his Fiscal policies

Reagan took credit for whipping inflation. Blarney Baloney.
It was Carters hire Paul Volcker. Who whipped inflation (at cost of 5 million jobs)

Reagan had inflationary fiscal policies. Carter did not.

Major cut in potential Revenue plus major increase in Spending

Evangelicals want a true, devout, Christian? They better look to a genuine one. Carter.

Conservatives re-invent and trash other presidents in an effort to promote Reagan.
Reagan was not by any means an above average President.
Blarney Baloney Deluxe. An actor acting in a role as President.
He was graded as a C president.
Historians use numbers not emotions.
500 in 1994 rated him tenth from bottom
In 1994 one of top two historical societies polled members and rated him 21% above average 79% below average. 18% of the 79% rated him Disaster for America

Reagan honored Nazi SS Troops. Carter Fought.

NO NUMBERS REVEAL AN ABOVE AVERAGE RECORD

If anyone has some present them I will use them. My challenge to Conservatives.

Carter's Energy principles/plans- 1977

The first principle is that we can have an effective and comprehensive energy policy only if the government takes responsibility for it and if the people understand the seriousness of the challenge and are willing to make sacrifices.

The second principle is that healthy economic growth must continue. Only by saving energy can we maintain our standard of living and keep our people at work. An effective conservation program will create hundreds of thousands of new jobs.

The third principle is that we must protect the environment. Our energy problems have the same cause as our environmental problems -- wasteful use of resources. Conservation helps us solve both at once.

The fourth principle is that we must reduce our vulnerability to potentially devastating embargoes. We can protect ourselves from uncertain supplies by reducing our demand for oil, making the most of our abundant resources such as coal, and developing a strategic petroleum reserve.

The fifth principle is that we must be fair. Our solutions must ask equal sacrifices from every region, every class of people, every interest group. Industry will have to do its part to conserve, just as the consumers will. The energy producers deserve fair treatment, but we will not let the oil companies profiteer.

The sixth principle, and the cornerstone of our policy, is to reduce the demand through conservation. Our emphasis on conservation is a clear difference between this plan and others which merely encouraged crash production efforts. Conservation is the quickest, cheapest, most practical source of energy. Conservation is the only way we can buy a barrel of oil for a few dollars. It costs about $13 to waste it.

The seventh principle is that prices should generally reflect the true replacement costs of energy. We are only cheating ourselves if we make energy artificially cheap and use more than we can really afford.

The eighth principle is that government policies must be predictable and certain. Both consumers and producers need policies they can count on so they can plan ahead. This is one reason I am working with the Congress to create a new Department of Energy, to replace more than 50 different agencies that now have some control over energy.

The ninth principle is that we must conserve the fuels that are scarcest and make the most of those that are more plentiful. We can't continue to use oil and gas for 75 percent of our consumption when they make up seven percent of our domestic reserves. We need to shift to plentiful coal while taking care to protect the environment, and to apply stricter safety standards to nuclear energy.

The tenth principle is that we must start now to develop the new, unconventional sources of energy we will rely on in the next century.

These ten principles have guided the development of the policy I would describe to you and the Congress on Wednesday.

Our energy plan will also include a number of specific goals, to measure our progress toward a stable energy system.

These are the goals we set for 1985:

--Reduce the annual growth rate in our energy demand to less than two percent.

--Reduce gasoline consumption by ten percent below its current level.

--Cut in half the portion of United States oil which is imported, from a potential level of 16 million barrels to six million barrels a day.

--Establish a strategic petroleum reserve of one billion barrels, more than six months' supply.

--Increase our coal production by about two thirds to more than 1 billion tons a year.

--Insulate 90 percent of American homes and all new buildings.

--Use solar energy in more than two and one-half million houses.

We will monitor our progress toward these goals year by year. Our plan will call for stricter conservation measures if we fall behind.

I cant tell you that these measures will be easy, nor will they be popular. But I think most of you realize that a policy which does not ask for changes or sacrifices would not be an effective policy.

This plan is essential to protect our jobs, our environment, our standard of living, and our future.

Whether this plan truly makes a difference will be decided not here in Washington, but in every town and every factory, in every home an don every highway and every farm.

I believe this can be a positive challenge. There is something especially American in the kinds of changes we have to make. We have been proud, through our history of being efficient people.
HOW CAN DEMOCRATS IGNORE SUCH A GREAT MAN?

Millions have been spent by rich Conservatives re-inventing the Reagan record as Great. Reagan skill was in telling jokes and humorous stories. Everything was a joke to him. White House staffers adored him for his pleasantness. We should have hired Uncle Miltie.
cswinney2@triad.rr.com



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Agony Donating Member (865 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:50 PM
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88. Thanks! for this. nt
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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 07:58 PM
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94. #1
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greyghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:24 AM
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53. Ditto!
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AlbertCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:33 AM
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54. Imagine where we'd be now....
Edited on Fri Sep-18-09 11:35 AM by AlbertCat
....re gas dependance and climate change....if we'd keep up Carter's ideas and attitudes for the last 30 years instead of going with Reagan's "greed is good".





P.S. Who knows where else that attitude might have lead us?
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onehandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:44 AM
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55. My Governor. My President. nt
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noiretextatique Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:46 AM
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56. Former President Carter
is a national treasure :patriot:
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ecstatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:47 AM
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57. I stand with him and President Obama
I love that Carter is telling the truth. I also respect the President's (smart) move to keep the topic on healthcare. If he switches the dialogue to race now, the republicans have won. End of story.
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Spazito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:51 AM
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58. Recommend!
Highly recommend.
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Super62 Donating Member (43 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:52 AM
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59. I was honored
To vote for President Carter.
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Joey Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 11:59 AM
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60. I also stand with Jimmy Carter nt
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MissDeeds Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:02 PM
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61. Same here
K&R
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Bertha Venation Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:06 PM
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62. Thank you for speaking out, Brother Jimmy
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samsingh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:10 PM
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63. so do i.
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debbierlus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:23 PM
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64. Jimmy Carter speaks the truth - these people are frightening
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Echotrail Donating Member (347 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:27 PM
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65. Me too!
:thumbsup:
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Desertrose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:37 PM
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66. K&R
Love Jimmy Carter!!
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bkkyosemite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:49 PM
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67. Absolutely!
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L0oniX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:53 PM
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68. Right on.
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Lena inRI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 12:59 PM
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69. Repost: Mr. Carter, like a Firebell in the night. . .
. .wake us up with your resounding truth-telling, Sir.

Force us to look into that belly of the beast that continues to devour the sensibilities of the Joe Wilsons of this country. . .

. . .they're not merely right-wing conservatives, heck, what Wilson spoke was downright reactionary going way back to ole Massa days. . .

I believe Maureen Dowd had it bulls-eye right when she said Wilson was really saying,"You lie, Boy!"

Soldier on, Mr. Carter, for us Americans who desperately need your unflappable leadership for human rights and dignity.





June 16, 2009 President Carter at UN Relief Works Agency's Human Rights Graduation in Gaza

:patriot: :yourock: :patriot: :yourock: :patriot:
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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-19-09 09:13 AM
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95. ==
:thumbsup:
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Vidar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 01:00 PM
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70. K&R
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DesertFlower Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 01:20 PM
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71. me too. nt
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grahamhgreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 02:04 PM
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72. I live in the South. He couldn't be more spot on.
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ooglymoogly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 02:13 PM
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73. Yes I stand with Carter.
Edited on Fri Sep-18-09 02:21 PM by ooglymoogly
Though he tried like hell and though he was not one of the greatest presidents, he has turned out to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest presidents in retirement. Honest whisdom and squareness drip from his every word. This is one of the few men we can trust.

Giving away the Panama killed his legacy and to a far lesser extent; The botched rescue effort, which was not truly his fault; Now he is bringing his legacy back to life, if, for nothing else, his pure and innate honest kindness and goodness. I believe history will show him as one our most beloved public figures, who did more good after his presidency than he did when he was in it. Let's not let the idiots on the other side destroy the O presidency the way they did the Carter's.
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tosh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 02:21 PM
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74. My first-ever vote was for Jimmy Carter.
I still proudly stand with him.
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IDemo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-19-09 10:30 AM
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99. Here, too.
A vote I have been proud of since.
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TheKentuckian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 03:01 PM
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76. I do and have. If we had listened more to Carter this country would be in much better shape
Carter is once more asking Americans to do a gut check as well as face up to reality so that we can progress to that more perfect Union. The general reaction is more of the same and that is sad.

As usual Carter takes the harder path and our nation lacks the fortitude to follow, preferring the quick and easy answers with head planted firmly in the sand.
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SalviaBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 03:03 PM
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77. Thank you President Carter. I stand with you.
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VietNoW Donating Member (2 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 03:52 PM
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78. I don't.
I do not stand with you, Jimmy.
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cayanne Donating Member (682 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:03 PM
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79. Can you tell us why not?
:shrug:
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Retired AF Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:04 PM
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80. It's enough to make your head spin.
Edited on Fri Sep-18-09 04:10 PM by Retired AF Dem
Obama is hated by the conservatives because they view him on being on the left. If Obama was a conservative the Conservatives would love him and the left would hate him. I feel sorry for any black conservative, hated by the left and true racists. If a Conservative white dislikes Obama he must be a racist. If a left leaning white dislikes a conservative black doesn't that make them a racist to? I need to get drunk.
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onestepforward Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:06 PM
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81. Thank you President Carter for speaking the truth! n/t
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cayanne Donating Member (682 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:07 PM
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82. Count me in
As a white woman who was raised under Jim Crow laws, I stand very tall with President Carter

:applause:
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ncteechur Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:13 PM
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83. yesss
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DHub999 Donating Member (33 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:19 PM
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84. Excuse me if I'm misreading this, but
i'll assume we're speaking here of President Carter's
assertion that MOST of the criticsm being raised to this
administration's proposed policies is OF a racist nature

(please correct me if i got this wrong?)


but if it IS what we're discussing, then i have to say that
not only DID Carter get it wrong, but DANGEROUSLY and
DIVISIVELY so, imo

sorry

conservative columnist Cal Thomas ran a pretty good opinion
piece relating to this topic yesterday

it's worth a look; and some consideration
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:24 PM
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85. Welcome to DU! I hope you enjoy your visit here, and will tell all of your friends about us!
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DHub999 Donating Member (33 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 07:09 PM
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93. TYVM
though, lol, i'm not quite sure "ALL my friends" would necessarily comport themselves here admirably, frankly


but i'll tell 'em BOTH, anyhow! ;-)
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Forkboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-19-09 09:45 AM
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98. LOL...the words "Cal Thomas" and "pretty good" should never be near one another.
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myrna minx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:25 PM
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86. K&R n/t
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daleanime Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:33 PM
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87. I'm afraid...
he's always been undervalued, an honest and decent man should be treated with more respect :applause:
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Agony Donating Member (865 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 04:56 PM
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89. I'll stand with you as well...
Jimmy Carter, one of many decent people who deserves an extra accolade for not being afraid to speak out.
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TuxedoKat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 05:44 PM
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90. Me too! God Bless Pres. Carter (nt)
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Ken Burch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 05:47 PM
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91. Count me in. Jimmy Carter is our nation's greatest ex-president
n/t.
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Joe Chi Minh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-18-09 05:47 PM
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92. I do to. I just hope the issue is not going to allow the backwoods, racist pond-life to jerk
Edited on Fri Sep-18-09 05:49 PM by Joe Chi Minh
President Obama and the presidency around, to the tune of their duelling banjoes - when there's a whole world out there who are absolutely not interested in his skin colour. They see a young man in arguably the most important position in the world who somehow already shows all the qualities of an elder statesman, at this crucial juncture in world history.

It wouldn't matter if Obama was green or vermillion. Interior decorators have their role, but this is no time for agonising over colour schemes.
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LibDemAlways Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-19-09 09:20 AM
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96. One of the finest men to ever serve as President - humanitarian,
truth teller, gentleman. A national treasure.
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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-19-09 09:25 AM
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97. Jimmy Carter
is the last Democratic President who earned my support and respect, and he's still got it.
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