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  • Mum attacked by killer chipmunk

    07/30/2009 5:26:50 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 35 replies · 2,735+ views
    thesun.co.uk ^ | July 30, 2009
    A YOUNG mum told yesterday how she is too frightened to go in her garden - after she was attacked by a "killer" Siberian chipmunk. Roxanne Whelan spotted two of the snappy critters when she popped out of her house for a ciggie. One ran towards her and hopped on a sofa she keeps in the garden, a couple of feet away from her. Roxanne, 20, said: "It was staring right at me and wasn't frightened of me at all. The next thing I knew it was jumping straight towards me and went on the attack. "I thought it was...
  • Meet the true father of the Islamic Revolution: Jimmy Carter

    06/19/2009 5:08:13 PM PDT · by fiodora · 31 replies · 1,012+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Friday, June 19, 2009 | Paul Williams
    thelastcrusade.org A man can have sex with animals such as sheep, cows, camels, and so on. However, he should kill the animal after orgasm. He should not sell the meat to the people in the village; however, the selling of meat to people in a neighboring village is permissible. --Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini Jimmy Carter has devolved from being America’s worst president to being America’s worst ex-president. The Ayatollah - - Carter’s misunderstood saint - - came to power and launched a bloodbath that resulted in the deaths of twenty-thousand pro-Western Iranians. Churches and synagogues were razed, cemeteries desecrated, and shrines...
  • 'Hamas thwarts Carter assassination'

    06/16/2009 2:00:45 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 28 replies · 917+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 16 Jun 09 | Yaakov Katz, JPost.com staff and AP
    Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh told former US President Jimmy Carter Tuesday that his government supported any plan that aims to fulfill the aspirations of the Palestinians, preserves their rights and leads to the establishment of a sovereign Palestinian state in all the territories that were occupied by Israel in 1967. Haniyeh, according to his aides, also expressed Hamas's desire to end the case of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Schalit, welcoming Carter's mediation efforts in this regard. Haniyeh was quoted as saying that Hamas supported achieving a dignified solution to the Schalit case on a "human and political basis." Haniyeh...
  • Bad-ass Texas rabbit

    03/31/2009 9:29:16 PM PDT · by RDTF · 12 replies · 976+ views
    You Tube ^ | Jan 2009
    Crazy bunny or hare won't let a snake to intimidate him, the snake then scapes from the bites of this crazy mammal climbiing to a tree
  • Jack rabbits attack walkers in Sonoma County; man bitten, woman forced to evade jack rabbit

    03/29/2002 8:56:31 PM PST · by vikingchick · 115 replies · 882+ views
    kpix.com ^ | 3/29/02 | NA
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) Sonoma County musician Doug Bowes will remember this Easter season as the one where he happened upon the Easter Bunny, and it attacked him. Bowes was walking near his home at about 11 a.m. Wednesday when the attack occurred. A small, gray jack rabbit bounded toward him from a nearby fence. ``I thought, 'Gosh, this is somebody's pet,' '' Bowes said. He put his hand down in a friendly gesture and the bunny lunged and bit him. Bowes began to walk home, nursing a sore hand with broken skin, but the rabbit followed him. A short...
  • Israel says Carter effort at cease-fire with Hamas failed

    04/22/2008 6:05:18 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 25 replies · 48+ views
    AP Google ^ | April 22, 2008
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says efforts by former President Jimmy Carter to work out a cease-fire with Gaza's Hamas rulers failed. Senior Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad says that Hamas presented nothing new in its demands for a truce during Carter's recent meetings with officials of the militant group. Gilad told Israel's Army Radio Tuesday that Mashaal had not budged in his demands, and thus the Carter mission failed. Carter called Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in Damascus on Monday to get him to agree to a one-month truce without conditions. But Mashaal rejected the idea.
  • Editor of London Arabic Daily: 'The Controversy Surrounding Carter and Mash'al Meeting'

    04/22/2008 5:16:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 2 replies · 62+ views
    MEMRI ^ | 4-20-08
    Editor of London Arabic Daily on: 'The Controversy Surrounding Carter and Mash'al Meeting' On April 16, 2008, the London Arabic language daily Al-Sharq Al-Awsat published an editorial by the paper's editor, Tariq Alhomayed, criticizing former U.S. president Jimmy Carter's plan to meet with Hamas leader Khaled Mash'al in Damascus this week to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The following is the editorial, in the original English, as it appeared on the newspaper's website. [1] "Carter's Meeting With Mash'al... Can Only Exacerbate the Crisis in the Region""Huge controversy surrounds former U.S. president Jimmy Carter's meeting with Hamas supremo Khaled Mash'al. Carter has...
  • Rice: U.S. Warned Carter Not to Talk to Hamas

    04/22/2008 3:59:32 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 78 replies · 201+ views
    fox news ^ | 4/22/2008 | ap
    KUWAIT CITY — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Bush administration explicitly warned former President Carter against meeting with members of Hamas, the Palestinian faction that controls the Gaza Strip and which is regarded by the U.S. as a terror group.
  • Myrick wants Carter's passport revoked (NC Republican)

    04/17/2008 5:59:36 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 26 replies · 142+ views
    WBT NEWS ^ | 04.17.2008
    A North Carolina Republican member of Congress is calling for the State Department to revoke the passport of former President Jimmy Carter, who's been meeting, against the wishes of the U.S. Government, with representatives of the Palestinian terror group Hamas. Congresswoman Sue Myrick of Charlotte, speaking on the Jeff Katz Show on WBT Radio, says Carter's actions have made a lot of people in the House extremely angry. Officials with Hamas say the meeting with Carter will boost the group's legitimacy, despite criticism by the U.S. and Israel.
  • Lieberman: Carter Is 'Naive' at Best

    04/17/2008 12:17:25 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 54 replies · 179+ views
    Lieberman: Carter Is 'Naive' at Best Thursday , April 17, 2008 Former President Jimmy Carter met another top Hamas official Thursday in a Cairo hotel and planned to meet more officials in Syria Friday, drawing the ire of dozens of U.S. lawmakers. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., told FOX News that "at best, President Carter is being naive" in trying to negotiate with avowed terrorists. "There is a long list of people who thought they could reason with dictators and killers, going back to Neville Chamberlain and Hitler in the 1930s, but it has been shown to be absolutely wrong." Rep....
  • Jimmy Carter: Emissary of Evil

    04/16/2008 12:23:41 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 49 replies · 171+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 16 April 2008 | Ben Shapiro
    Jimmy Carter is an evil man. It is painful to label a past president of the United States as a force for darkness. But it is dangerous to let a man like Jimmy Carter stalk around the globe cloaked in the garb of American royalty, planting the seeds of Western civilization's destruction. On Tuesday, former President Carter met with leaders of the terrorist group Hamas. He embraced Nasser al-Shaer, the man who has run the Palestinian education system, brainwashing children into believing Jews are the descendants of pigs and dogs. He laid a wreath at the grave of Yasser Arafat,...
  • How Carter's Clan Beat Bugs

    01/12/2008 3:16:54 PM PST · by shrinkermd · 32 replies · 220+ views
    New York Post ^ | 12 January 2008 | Page Six Richard Johnson et al
    January 12, 2008 -- NO matter what kind of hard-luck stories about growing up the presidential candidates can come up with this year, they'll be hard-pressed to match the woeful tales Jimmy Carter can spin. In "A Remarkable Mother," his upcoming Simon & Schuster memoir about Lillian Carter, Carter says his Georgia home was constantly under siege from armies of insects and rodents, including rats so big they could "successfully challenge" most cats. "Any container of milk or other food had to be kept covered, often with a piece of cheesecloth. We used flyswatters and sticky tapes hanging from the...
  • Jimmy Carter: Recovering Racist, Still a Bigot

    06/01/2006 10:14:41 AM PDT · by Sabramerican · 106 replies · 5,701+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | June 1, 2006 | Julia Gorin
    Jimmy Carter: Recovering Racist, Still a Bigot By Julia Gorin Jimmy Carter has been called everything from a humanitarian, to a crack pot, to the ultimate pacifist. But a look into his past reveals a shoe that fits better than all of these. It's a story told to me by an acquaintance from Watertown, NY, a place situated way upstate, well north of Syracuse. The acquaintance had heard it from two barflies who were there the night in 1975 that Jimmy Carter passed through town in his first New York appearance during the "250-day 1975 portion of the presidential campaign,"...
  • Jimmy Carter attacks Blair over Iraq

    05/19/2007 6:42:00 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 76 replies · 1,783+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 19 May 2007
    FORMER US president Jimmy Carter has attacked outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair for his "blind" support of the Iraq war, describing it as a "major tragedy for the world". In an interview today with BBC radio, Mr Carter was asked how he would describe Mr Blair's attitude to US President George W. Bush. He replied: "Abominable. Loyal, blind, apparently subservient. "I think that the almost undeviating support by Great Britain for the ill-advised policies of President Bush in Iraq have been a major tragedy for the world." Mr Blair, who arrived in Baghdad today on an unannounced visit, has...
  • Former U.S. president calls Britain's support for Iraq war a 'major tragedy'

    05/19/2007 5:33:14 AM PDT · by Valin · 94 replies · 1,684+ views
    AP ^ | 5/19/07
    LONDON (AP) - Britain's support for the war in Iraq was a "major tragedy" for the world, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Saturday, as he criticized Tony Blair's unwavering support for George W. Bush. Asked how he would judge the British prime minister's support of Bush, Carter said: "Abominable. Loyal. Blind. Apparently subservient." "And I think the almost undeviating support by Great Britain for the ill-advised policies of President Bush in Iraq have been a major tragedy for the world," Carter told British Broadcasting Corp. radio. Blair was in Baghdad on Saturday morning for what will be his last...
  • Former President Jimmy Carter Calls on Congress to Revisit 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

    05/15/2007 9:36:31 AM PDT · by Hadean · 44 replies · 1,070+ views
    Yahoo ^ | May 15 2007
    WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former President Jimmy Carter, recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, has called on Congress to revisit the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on lesbian, gay and bisexual personnel. In an exclusive statement to Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), Carter says that, "It is my long-held belief that every human being deserves dignity and respect. I often heard that phrase during my years at the United States Naval Academy, I carried it out as Commander-in-Chief, and it continues to animate my human rights work around the globe today. The nation's commitment to human rights...
  • The Real Jimmy Carter

    04/29/2007 3:44:51 PM PDT · by T.L.Sink · 45 replies · 1,861+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | April 27, '07 | Alan M. Dershowitz
    I have known Jimmy Carter for years. In 1976... he sent me a handwritten note asking me for my help in his campaign. A former student brought Carter to Harvard to meet with some faculty members, me among them. I immediately liked Jimmy Carter and saw him as a man of integrity. I...worked hard for his election. Recent disclosures of Carter's extensive financial connections to Arab money, particularly from Saudi Arabia, had shaken my belief in his integrity. When told that he received a monetary reward in the name of Sultan Al Nahayan, and kept the money, even after Harvard...
  • Carter backs Pelosi's trip, despite Bush's rebuke

    04/09/2007 9:53:42 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 42 replies · 956+ views
    CNN ^ | April 5, 2007
    Former President Jimmy Carter expressed his support for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria, rejecting White House criticism of the visit. "I was glad that she went," Carter said Wednesday. "When there is a crisis, the best way to help resolve the crisis is to deal with the people who are instrumental in the problem." Pelosi arrived in Syria on Tuesday, in an attempt to open direct dialogue with Syria's leader, something President Bush opposes. Pelosi also discussed with President Bashar Al-Assad concerns about Syria's support for militant groups. Bush on Tuesday called the trip "counterproductive" and said it...
  • President Jimmy Carter and the "killer rabbit"

    03/29/2007 5:10:14 PM PDT · by Covenantor · 19 replies · 4,449+ views
    web page ^ | April 2004
    Last modified: Mon Apr 5 10:20:46 EDT 2004 The rabbit. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Carter Library President Jimmy Carter and the "killer rabbit" April 20th, 1979 On a fishing trip in Plains, Georgia, President Carter had an encounter with a "swamp rabbit". This seemingly trivial event was seized upon by the press and became a sort of Rorschach test of the Carter presidency: reporters and commentators saw in this story whatever they wanted to see in Carter's administration. Jody Powell, Carter's press secretary, described the affair in his 1986 book The Other Side of the Story: It began late...
  • Cheney Allegedly Offers to Trade Carter for Hostages

    03/25/2007 9:29:07 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 68 replies · 1,915+ views
    Scrappleface ^ | Scott Ott
    Cheney Allegedly Offers to Trade Carter for Hostages by Scott Ott (2007-03-25) ? A source close to Dick Cheney said today that the vice president has suggested freeing 15 British sailors and marines from Iranian captivity by trading former President Jimmy Carter for the hostages. The deal, which Mr. Cheney reportedly believes ?has a certain poetic justice to it?, would require an executive order signed by President George Bush, but the unnamed source said presidential adviser Karl Rove ?can take care of that as usual without bothering the president with the details.? White House insiders said the trade would not...
  • Brandeis Donors Exact Revenge For Carter Visit

    02/14/2007 7:07:31 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 26 replies · 1,289+ views
    The Jewish Week ^ | 2/16/07 | Larry Cohler-Esses
    Major donors to Brandeis University have informed the school they will no longer give it money in retaliation for its decision last month to host former President Jimmy Carter, a strong critic of Israel. The donors have notified the school in writing of their decisions ? and specified Carter as the reason, said Stuart Eizenstat, a former aide to Carter during his presidency and a current trustee of Brandeis, one of the nation?s premier Jewish institutions of higher learning. They are ?more than a handful,? he said. ?So, this is a concern. There are evidently a fair number of donors...
  • Jimmy Carter Criticizes Simon Wiesenthal Center

    02/07/2007 10:52:30 AM PST · by Nachum · 44 replies · 1,378+ views
    Weisenthal.com | 2/7/2007 | Rabbi Marvin Heir
    In reaction to your 25,000 signed petitions that were sent to former US President Jimmy Carter protesting his book, "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid," Mr. Carter has responded. In a hand-written letter to Rabbi Marvin Hier, the Center’s dean and founder, President Carter accused the Center of "falsehood and slander." Rabbi Hier responded, in part, "Let me say, Mr. President, that I am not one who believes that Israel is infallible ... the only reason there is no peace in the Middle East is because of Islamic extremists who refuse to compromise, not because of the State of Israel.” Read the...
  • Carter apologizes for 'stupid' book passage (Worst Prez Alert!)

    01/26/2007 11:45:57 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 46 replies · 1,398+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 01/26/07 | Eric Pfeiffer
    Jimmy Carter has apologized for what he called a "stupid" passage in his book that critics say is a de facto endorsement of Palestinian violence against Israelis. The former president had spent most of the past two months defending his new book, "Palestine: Peace not Apartheid," after 15 board members at his Atlanta-based Carter Center resigned in protest of the book's content. "I apologize to you personally and to everyone here," Mr. Carter said when asked about the passage by a student during his appearance at Brandeis University on Tuesday. After explaining that the passage was "worded in a completely...
  • Carter defends book, says character attacks hurt

    01/24/2007 12:12:10 PM PST · by presidio9 · 74 replies · 1,429+ views
    Reuters ^ | 01/24/07
    WALTHAM, Mass. (Jan 24, 2007): Jimmy Carter defended his controversial book yesterday, telling a predominantly Jewish university that his goal was revive Middle East peace talks and that attacks on his character had hurt him and his family. Jewish groups have expressed outrage at "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid," arguing that its comparison of Israel's treatment of Palestinians with South Africa's reviled apartheid system of racial segregation could undermine perceptions of Israel's legitimacy. The former U.S. president, in his first direct address to Jewish Americans on his book, said the title referred to human rights in the Palestinian territories, not in...
  • The Question of Carter’s Cash

    01/23/2007 8:26:56 AM PST · by OPS4 · 18 replies · 1,083+ views
    NRO ^ | 1/23/07 | CLAUDIA ROSETT
    January 29, 2007 THE EX-PRESIDENCY The Question of Carter’s Cash In which our reporter follows the money CLAUDIA ROSETT Did Jimmy Carter do it for the money? That’s the question making the rounds about Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, an anti-Israeli screed recently written by the ex-president whose Carter Center has accepted millions in Arab funding. Even in Carter’s long history of post-presidential grandstanding, this book sets fresh standards of irresponsibility. Purporting to give a balanced view of the Palestinian–Israeli conflict, Carter effectively shrugs off such highly germane matters as Palestinian terrorism. The hypocrisies are boundless, and include adoring praise of...
  • Carter will only face prescreened questions at Brandeis

    01/22/2007 6:58:58 AM PST · by presidio9 · 44 replies · 1,151+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Monday, January 22, 2007
    The question-and-answer session following former President Jimmy Carter’s speech at Brandeis University on Tuesday will be tightly controlled, with Carter only having to answer questions prescreened by the committee that invited him. Carter will only have to answer 15 questions at most following a short speech about his controversial new book, ”Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid,” and there will be no follow-ups allowed said Gordon Fellman, a sociology professor and a member of the committee composed of five faculty and one student. The committee selected the questions from more than 100 submitted to a campus Web site, Fellman said. The questions...
  • Carter defends Mideast book as accurate ["I have been called a liar,",an anti-Semite.....]

    01/20/2007 4:43:49 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 55 replies · 1,303+ views
    Carter defends Mideast book as accurate By CHARLES ODUM, Associated Press Writer 29 minutes ago Former President Jimmy Carter said Saturday that the storm of criticism he has faced for his recent book has not weakened his resolve for fair treatment of Israelis and Palestinians. "I have been called a liar," Carter said at a town hall meeting on the second day of a three-day symposium on his presidency at the University of Georgia. "I have been called an anti-Semite," he said. "I have been called a bigot. I have been called a plagiarist. I have been called a coward....
  • Carter: Palestinian missile attacks on Israelis not terrorism

    01/17/2007 8:23:56 AM PST · by rface · 56 replies · 1,313+ views
    Isreal Insider ^ | January 17, 2007 | staff
    Former President Jimmy Carter told the Arab news network Al- Jazeera that he does not consider Palestinian missile attacks on Israeli civilians -- a war crime and breach of human rights, according to the UN -- to be acts of terror. In an interview to defend his book, Carter, apparently in an effort to not offend pro-Palestinian Muslim viewers of the program, stated that "I don't consider... I wasn't equating the Palestinian missiles with terrorism." Carter went on to explain that other acts of Palestinian violence, like targeting civilians in bus bombings or children at schools, should not be committed...
  • Jimmy Carter: "I Don't Consider... I Wasn't Equating Palestinian Missiles with Terrorism"

    01/16/2007 5:33:41 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 91 replies · 2,327+ views
    MEMRI ^ | January 14, 2007
    Following are excerpts from an interview with former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, which aired on Al-Jazeera TV on January 14, 2007.Jimmy Carter: Most of the condemnations of my book came from Jewish American organizations, which think that I believe there is racial segregation inside Israel. I don’t base it on that. My whole book is written about Palestine and its lands, and about what is going on against the Palestinian people, which is, in my view, very similar, and in some cases even worse, than what happened to the blacks in South Africa. [...] I don’t consider... I wasn’t equating...
  • JIMMY FOR TERROR [An Overlooked Quote from Carter's New Book]

    01/15/2007 11:21:21 AM PST · by aculeus · 42 replies · 1,568+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 15, 2007 | The Editors
    January 15, 2007 -- Has a former president of the United States - a Nobel Peace Prize winner, no less - given his blessing to wanton murder and terrorist assaults against Israel? Sure looks that way. How else to read that astonishing statement on page 213 of Jimmy Carter's new anti-Israel screed, "Palestine: Peace, Not Apartheid"? To wit: "It is imperative that the general Arab community and all significant Palestinian groups make it clear that they will end the suicide bombings and other acts of terrorism when international laws and the ultimate goals of the Roadmap for Peace are accepted...
  • 14 Carter Center advisers resign in protest over book

    01/11/2007 9:23:53 AM PST · by drpix · 43 replies · 2,515+ views
    Florida Times-Union / AP ^ | January 11, 2007 | GIOVANNA DELL'ORTO
    ATLANTA - Fourteen members of a Carter Center advisory board who worked to build support for the human rights organization started by former President Jimmy Carter and his wife have resigned in protest over Carter's latest book. The resignations, announced Thursday, are the latest in a backlash against the former president's book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid," which has drawn fire from Jewish groups, been attacked by fellow Democrats and led to the resignation last month of Kenneth Stein, a Carter Center fellow and a longtime Carter adviser.
  • Caption Pic of Jimmy Carter

    12/06/2006 4:19:13 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 57 replies · 1,189+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Dec 3,2006
    In this photograph provided by 'Meet the Press,' former President Jimmy Carter appears on 'Meet the Press'' Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at the NBC studios in Washington. (AP Photo/Meet The Press, Alex Wong)
  • Iraq one of greatest presidential blunders: Carter

    11/28/2006 10:19:51 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 71 replies · 1,500+ views
    AFP ^ | Wednesday, November 29, 2006
    WASHINGTON: Former US President Jimmy Carter has said the Iraq war was one of the "greatest blunders" ever made by a US leader. Carter however, said on CNN he believed the raging sectarian violence wracking the US-occupied country so far fell short of a civil war. "I think that the original invasion of Iraq, and all of its consequences were a blunder," Carter said. "It's going to prove, I believe to be one of the greatest blunders that American presidents have ever made." Asked whether the Iraq war would prove to be a bigger mistake in the annals of US...
  • The World According to Carter

    11/25/2006 3:23:03 PM PST · by Spacewalker · 25 replies · 2,007+ views
    Frontpage magazine ^ | November 24 2006 | Alan M. Dershowitz
    Sometimes you really can tell a book by its cover. Former president Jimmy Carter’s decision to title his new anti-Israel screed Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid tells it all. His use of the loaded word “apartheid,” suggesting an analogy to the hated policies of South Africa, is especially outrageous, considering his acknowledgement buried near the end of his shallow and superficial book that what is going on in Israel today “is unlike that in South Africa—not racism, but the acquisition of land.” Nor does he explain that Israel’s motivation for holding on to land it captured in a defensive war is...
  • Ex-Prez Carter: Bush has brought U.S. "international disgrace"

    09/29/2006 8:09:39 AM PDT · by deathrace2000 · 142 replies · 2,402+ views
    KESQ News 3 ABC Palm Springs & AP ^ | September 29, 2006 | Associated Press
    RENO, Nev. Former President Carter is urging northern Nevadans to elect his son, Jack, to the Senate to help combat a Bush administration he says has brought "international disgrace" to the country. The former president told a crowd of about 300 on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno today that the nation is more sharply divided that it has ever been as a result of Bush's policies. The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002, he says he's deeply embarrassed that the American government now stands convicted around the world as one of the greatest abusers of...
  • Caption Pic of Jimmy Carter with Mr. Peanut

    09/27/2006 11:55:23 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 69 replies · 2,733+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | September 22, 2006
    In this photo released by Planters, former President Jimmy Carter, right, addresses a gathering as wife Rosalynn cuts a birthday cake at left and Planters icon 'Mr. Peanut' looks on at a reception celebrating Planters centennial anniversary and kicking off the start of the two day Plains Peanut Festival, Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, in Plains, Ga. (AP Photo/Planters, John Amis)
  • Carter says Bush backs torture, shrinks U.S. influence

    09/18/2006 9:13:44 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 111 replies · 1,530+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sept. 18, 2006 | John Whitesides
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Monday the Bush administration had eroded America's global influence with its conduct in Iraq and by condoning the torture of terrorism suspects. "They have redefined torture to make it convenient for them," Carter said of the Bush administration in an interview with Reuters. "Things that are unanimously almost or globally assumed to be torture, they claim that this is not torture. I don't think there is any doubt that is what they are doing," said Carter, a Democrat who was president from 1977 to 1981. He has since been a...
  • Caption Pic of Jimmy Carter

    09/15/2006 6:14:13 AM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 68 replies · 1,988+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Sept 11, 2006
    Former President Jimmy Carter campaigns on behalf of his son, Jack Carter, at a public library in Henderson, Nev., Monday, Sept. 11, 2006. The former president came to town after his son, who is the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, was hospitalized. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch)
  • And Now, Our Worst Ex-President (Jimmy Carter)

    08/19/2006 10:53:50 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 85 replies · 2,142+ views
    IBD ^ | Aug. 18, 2006 | IBD
    In a German interview, former President Jimmy Carter attacks almost everything President Bush is doing, both foreign and domestic. The U.S. has the reputation of being "the world's warmonger," Carter told Nelson. "We're the ones who sent troops to Lebanon," he complained. "We're the ones who bombed Tripoli. We're the ones that invaded Grenada. We're the ones that invaded Panama. We're the ones that orchestrated the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinistas. No other country has done that." Carter's four years in the White House were, of course, a disastrous failure, the highlights of which include: • The Soviet invasion...
  • Compliant and subservient: Jimmy Carter's explosive critique of Tony Blair (Major GAG Alert)

    08/27/2006 4:45:38 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 47 replies · 1,320+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | Aug. 27, 2006 | John Preston and Melissa Kite
    In an exclusive interview, President Carter made it plain that he sees Mr Blair's lack of leadership as being a key factor in the present crisis in Iraq, which followed the 2003 invasion - a pre-emptive move he said he would never have considered himself as president. "We now have a situation where America is so unpopular overseas that even in countries like Egypt and Jordan our approval ratings are less than five per cent. It's a shameful and pitiful state of affairs and I hold your British Prime Minister to be substantially responsible for being so compliant and subservient."...
  • Former US President Carter 'Disappointed' With Blair [failure to constrain President Bush's.....]

    08/27/2006 7:45:57 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 51 replies · 989+ views
    Former US President Carter 'Disappointed' With Blair By VOA News 27 August 2006 Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he is "extremely disappointed" with Tony Blair for what he says is the British prime minister's failure to constrain President Bush's policies toward Iraq. Mr. Carter, an outspoken critic of the 2003 U.S.-led Iraq invasion, was quoted Sunday in Britain's Sunday Telegraph newspaper. He said he thought that Mr. Blair could have had a moderating influence on Washington, "and he has not." Mr. Blair has been President Bush's closest international ally on Iraq, and Britain has the second largest contingent of...
  • Parents of rabbit flu death son taunted by animal rights extremists

    08/24/2006 7:24:00 AM PDT · by rightgrafix · 27 replies · 1,150+ views
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Last updated at 12:59pm on 24th August 2006
    Animal rights activists have targeted the parents of Britain's first known human victim of "rabbit flu", with telephone callers telling them his death was a "rabbit's revenge". John Freeman, 29, died after becoming infected with the bacteria pasteurella multocida after picking up a rabbit on his farm. He fell ill the next day with a fever and died three days later.
  • Letter to Jimmy Carter on his interview with Der Spiegel from Ari Fleischer (Israel & Lebanon)

    08/22/2006 1:12:53 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 94 replies · 6,290+ views
    Email | August 21, 2006 | Ari Fleischer
    August 21, 2006   The Honorable Jimmy Carter The Carter Center 453 Freedom Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30307 Dear Mr. President: I just read the transcript of your interview with the German magazine, Der Spiegel, in which you accuse Israel of launching an “unjustified attack on Lebanon.”   Even after the interviewer reminded you that Israel was the first to get attacked, you charged Israel with lacking “any legal or moral justification for their massive bombing of the entire nation of Lebanon.” As someone who served in the White House as a spokesman for a President, I am reluctant to criticize...
  • Carter's revenge: His judge thwarts security

    08/21/2006 6:17:11 AM PDT · by billorites · 23 replies · 748+ views
    Manchester Union Leader ^ | August 21, 2006 | Editorial
    JIMMY CARTER has criticized, but has been powerless to stop, the Bush administration's warrantless wiretapping of al-Qaida suspects' communications. Until last week, that is. On Thursday U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor, a former civil rights activist appointed to the federal bench by Carter in 1979, ruled the wiretapping program unconstitutional. The plaintiffs were journalists, attorneys and activists who want to contact al-Qaida members and suspects overseas. They alleged that the NSAs practice of monitoring international communications of al-Qaida members and those suspected of being in or aiding the group violated their First and Fourth Amendment rights. How? Terrorists and...
  • Jimmy Carter – a national disgrace

    08/21/2006 4:38:32 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 76 replies · 3,121+ views
    WND ^ | August 21, 2006 | Craig R. Smith
    In the history of any nation there are high and low points. There are events and people that make the nation proud or, frankly, cause it shame and embarrassment. I, for years, felt one of our proudest moments was Ronald Wilson Reagan telling Gorbachev, ''Tear down this wall.'' I always thought the shame of slavery would forever be our low point. That was right up until Jimmy Carter took office in 1977 and again last week when he spewed his hate-filled venom against his country and its president in Der Spiegel magazine. Jimmy, you are a disgrace to our nation....
  • Jimmy Carter: Sympathy for the Devil

    08/18/2006 10:34:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies · 1,730+ views
    NewsMax ^ | August 19, 2006 | David Limbaugh
    Want to know where the Democratic Party stands and where America would be under their leadership? Just ask Jimmy Carter. Carter is certainly not bashful about bashing the United States, even on foreign soil or to the foreign press. He sat for an interview with Der Spiegel recently and fired with both barrels at President Bush, "fundamentalist" Christians and Israel. But do Carter's views represent those of the Democratic Party? Well, he sure seems to think so. He told Der Spiegel, "I think I represent the vast majority of Democrats in this country." If so, that's scary. Expanding on the...
  • "The US and Israel Stand Alone" [Carter barf alert]

    08/16/2006 9:48:09 AM PDT · by ncountylee · 56 replies · 1,493+ views
    SPIEGEL Magazine ^ | August 15, 2006
    Former US president Jimmy Carter speaks with DER SPIEGEL about the danger posed to American values by George W. Bush, the difficult situation in the Middle East and Cuba's ailing Fidel Castro. SPIEGEL: Mr. Carter, in your new book you write that only the American people can ensure that the US government returns to the country's old moral principles. Are you suggesting that the current US administration of George W. Bush of acting immorally? Carter: There's no doubt that this administration has made a radical and unpressured departure from the basic policies of all previous administrations including those of both...
  • Carter: Bush hurts prospects for peace

    08/05/2006 7:33:25 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 77 replies · 1,420+ views
    The Grand Rapids Press ^ | 05 AUGUST 2006 | Ed Golder
    President Bush has pursued an "erroneous policy" that has fostered violence in the Middle East, said former President Jimmy Carter, who brokered the historic Camp David Accords between Israel and Egypt. "In my opinion, maybe the worst ally Israel has had in Washington has been the George W. Bush administration, which hasn't worked to bring a permanent peace to Israel," Carter said Friday during a stop in West Michigan. Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, were here as part of a fundraiser for their son, Jack Carter, who is seeking a U.S. Senate seat in Nevada. The $500-a-person event, attended by...
  • Jimmy Carter decries (U.S., but not Venezuelan) foreign interference in Nicaragua vote

    07/08/2006 6:05:43 PM PDT · by Bangupjob · 26 replies · 918+ views
    Agencia EFE ^ | 8 July 2006 | Staff
    Managua, Jul 6 (EFE).- Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said here Thursday that he opposes any attempts by foreign powers to influence the Nicaraguan presidential election, set for Nov. 5. The statement was made by Carter in Managua at the end of his four-day visit to the country to familiarize himself with how the electoral process is unfolding. Speaking on behalf of his Atlanta-based Carter Center, the former president said: "Almost all of the Nicaraguans with whom we spoke expressed concern about foreign governments endorsing, vetoing, or funding specific candidates." Carter criticized the position of the U.S. government, which has...
  • The Doom Bunny's Home Page

    05/26/2006 10:10:02 PM PDT · by Ptarmigan · 26 replies · 413+ views
    Proof that bunnies are evil and Ptarmigan is not the only who thinks that. This is someone else's page about how evil bunnies are. Bunnies showed their true color in the Ptarmigan/Bunny War, which was epic in proportion, long, bloody, violent, and brutal.The Doom Bunny's Home Page