Tagged: Jimmy Carter

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan: 40th Retrospective On American Bitching

  In 1980, movie actor Ronald Reagan beat incumbent Jimmy Carter in 44 states. The bad news laden Carter administration was replaced by the flag draped conservative rhetoric had strong popular appeal. While he was the epitome of a conservative republican, his role model for the presidency was FDR. Ronald...

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James Earl “Jimmy” Carter Jr.: 39th Retrospective

Jimmy Carter represented confidence and optimism when the country needed both. He sold himself as an outsider who wasn’t a part of the dramatic events of the ’60s, nor Watergate. Carter wanted to be a different kind of president. He walked the inaugural parade route from the capital to the...

Democratic Party

Why Bernie Won’t Win: The Democratic Party 1968-1992

  The key to gaining and holding political power in a pluralistic constitutional republic, like the United States, is understanding both the composition of the population and what that population believes. Additionally, having the patience to understand that both are constantly changing and infinitely malleable is what separates political proaction...

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Palestine: Part 22 – Camp David Accords

  Palestine: Part 21 – Right of Return   Camp David Accords The Camp David Accords were signed on September 17, 1978 following thirteen days of secret negotiations at Camp David. The two framework agreements were signed at the White House, and were witnessed by United States President Jimmy Carter....