Articles tagged jimmy carter

“Get Down, America!” Howard the Duck for President

Howard the Duck ran for president way back in the year of the American Bicentennial. His platform sounds just as good today as it did back then.

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Comics-in-Chief: Laughing With (and At) the Presidents—The Scathing Slice of the Satirical Edge

When America chose Nixon over Paulsen at the polls, it ushered in a president that many consider one of the most humor-challenged in modern history.

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WASHINGTON - Before George Mitchell departed last week for the Middle East on his inaugural mission, America’s newest special envoy received a present via

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8 Dec 2008 // 8:59 PM

Presidential Angling

Now that Barack Obama is America's 44th president, in the spirit of his predecessors, he might want to take up fishing.

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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

While Gonzo makes a familiar case, that Thompson frequently lost himself in celebrity, it also argues for his legacy, not cynicism but optimism.

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13 Apr 2008 // 10:59 PM

Jimmy Carter Man from Plains

The question arises: if Carter can’t criticize Israel, then who can? Apparently the answer is no one.

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Jimmy Carter Man from Plains

He's not like Bill Clinton, he's not a rock star. He is instead a politician and a diplomat, facing rejection and resentment as well as respect, absorbing all responses as part of an ongoing, crucial "conversation".

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With God on Our Side: George W. Bush and the Rise of the Religious Right in America

A well-studied and unbiased report on the powerful union of politics and conservative religion.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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