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Jimmy Carter: American Revolution Was 'Unnecessary'
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Posted on 10/20/2004 10:18:10 AM PDT by lnbchip

Jimmy Carter: American Revolution Was 'Unnecessary'

Recently we described Jimmy Carter as the worst president of the past 100 years. We apologize.

He's the worst president ever.

In trying to compare the American Revolution to the war in Iraq, here's what the jug-headed Georgian said to fellow Democrat Chris Matthews on "Hardball" Monday night, according to MSNBC's own transcript:

'A Little More Sensitive'

Well, one parallel is that the Revolutionary War, more than any other war up until recently, has been the most bloody war we've fought. I think another parallel is that in some ways the Revolutionary War could have been avoided. It was an unnecessary war.

Had the British Parliament been a little more sensitive to the colonials' really legitimate complaints and requests the war could have been avoided completely, and of course now we would have been a free country now as is Canada and India and Australia, having gotten our independence in a nonviolent way.

I think in many ways the British were very misled in going to war against America and in trying to enforce their will on people who were quite different from them at the time.

Does the catastrophic ex-prez really think the war in Iraq is bloodier than the Vietnam War, the Korean War, World War II, World War I, the Civil War ...?

Note to Jimmy: Canada did not begin to gain independence until 1867. Australia did not receive partial independence as a commonwealth until 1901. India did not gain independence until 1947, and all the Indians who were killed by the British would hardly describe their deaths as "nonviolent."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: jimmycarter; killerrabbit; peanuthead
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To: lnbchip

When he shakes his head, I bet it rattles....


21 posted on 10/20/2004 10:28:58 AM PDT by lsee
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To: WashingtonSource

I am a 12th cousin of George Washington and I think he, Reagan, and Bush are the best presidents we have ever had. The more I learn about Washington the more I admire him. And the more I learn about Carter the less I respect him~

BUSH CHENEY VICTORY!!!!!!


22 posted on 10/20/2004 10:29:04 AM PDT by buffyt (We can fight terrorism THERE ~ or we can face terrorists HERE. I prefer over there.)
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To: lsee

brain the size of a peanut but lower in IQ !


23 posted on 10/20/2004 10:29:29 AM PDT by buffyt (We can fight terrorism THERE ~ or we can face terrorists HERE. I prefer over there.)
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To: Grampa Dave

Do you know I actually heard a C-span caller the other day say, "Jimmy Carter is the greatest president this nation ever had."

I nearly had a car accident.


24 posted on 10/20/2004 10:29:45 AM PDT by freepertoo
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To: Spok
My nomination for moron of the millenium is Jimmy Carter.

YEA!! ...and can we go get OUR ditch back?

25 posted on 10/20/2004 10:29:55 AM PDT by houeto
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To: blackie

I remember turning on the radio a few years ago and work and they were interviewing him. I did not know it was him at first, as it honestly sounded like someone who was a recovering alcoholic (dealt with a few), really mumbling and disconcerted. Then they said it was Carter and I thought he was on his death bed or something.


26 posted on 10/20/2004 10:30:07 AM PDT by Corporate Law (<>< -- Xavier Basketball - Perennial Slayer of #1 Ranked Teams)
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To: AnAmericanMother

I forgive you...BTW, How would YOU like to be a crew member of the USS Jimmy Carter?


27 posted on 10/20/2004 10:30:15 AM PDT by ken5050
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To: buffyt

Now that is COOL!!


28 posted on 10/20/2004 10:30:30 AM PDT by freepertoo
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To: lnbchip
Snow Monkeys


Snow Monkeys

29 posted on 10/20/2004 10:32:59 AM PDT by bwteim (Begin With The End In Mind. Preventing carpal tunnel; signed up post 9/11 on Oct 5, 2001)
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To: lnbchip

I would say this is unbelievable. But then, we're talking about Carter here. Still, this is stunning.


30 posted on 10/20/2004 10:33:01 AM PDT by bowzer313
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To: lnbchip

A couple weeks ago, I saw the book "The Real Jimmy Carter" at Amazon.com in the used book section for only $2.79. So, I figured, being that cheap, I might as well buy it. With all the attention to the important Presidential election going on, I set the book aside to read later.

After hearing his asinine comments to Chirssie, I have to read it NOW.

This man hates the United States.


31 posted on 10/20/2004 10:33:11 AM PDT by King David (Kerry can't take a punch... and the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth got the gloves on.)
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To: lnbchip
WORST
PRESIDENT
EVER.

32 posted on 10/20/2004 10:33:18 AM PDT by atomicpossum (If there are two Americas, John Edwards isn't qualified to lead either of them.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

As punishment you need to find some Billy Beer and drink it while eating rotten peanuts. :)


33 posted on 10/20/2004 10:33:31 AM PDT by Sthitch
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To: freepertoo

"Do you know I actually heard a C-span caller the other day say, "Jimmy Carter is the greatest president this nation ever had."

I nearly had a car accident."

I just about had a car accident reading this, and I'm in my office 60 feet from the nearest vehicle.


34 posted on 10/20/2004 10:34:28 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (When will ABCNNBCBS & the MSM fishwraps stop Rathering to America? Answer: NEVER!)
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To: dts32041

.....more than any other war up until recently, has been the most bloody war we've fought...

The actual number of people killed in the Revolutionary war was less than 6,000.

I too voted for Jimmy Carter as a young and wide - eyed idealist... What a mistake.

JBR


35 posted on 10/20/2004 10:34:39 AM PDT by JBR34 (I paid my taxes so let me tell you how I want it spent)
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To: freepertoo

"Do you know I actually heard a C-span caller the other day say, "Jimmy Carter is the greatest president this nation ever had."

Must have been Amy. You remember Amy-Carter's national security advisor.


36 posted on 10/20/2004 10:35:00 AM PDT by Spok
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To: lnbchip
He is insane. Insane! Worse yet, 40-something-percent of the electorate is as insane as he is, and they'll vote this November!

Lord, have mercy, Lord have mercy, for the sake of his sorrowful passion have mercy on us and on the whole world!

37 posted on 10/20/2004 10:35:12 AM PDT by pray4liberty (Pray Our Nation will experience something significant and miraculous in this election.)
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To: Foolsgold

Yeah ~ what's with giving the Panama Canal away and letting the Chi-Coms run it ~ Have we lost our minds!!


38 posted on 10/20/2004 10:35:33 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: AnAmericanMother
Do you remember right after the final count, the camera switched to Ga. and Jimmy's brother swilling a brew on somebody's porch down there. The folks I was with, to a man, uncontrollably laughed (belly laughed) out loud and snorted their drinks through their noses.. the instant the guy started talking. I myself almost peed my pants laughing.
39 posted on 10/20/2004 10:35:39 AM PDT by SMARTY ('Stay together, pay the soldiers, forget everything else." Lucius Septimus Severus, to his sons)
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To: dts32041

Hmm...I think long term exposure to ionizing Radation effected him somehow *L*


40 posted on 10/20/2004 10:36:01 AM PDT by Bottom_Gun (Crush depth dummy)
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