All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘jimmy carter’

Paula Deen Back on Cable TV With ‘Paula Deen’s Kitchen’

Paula Deen is ending a lengthy hiatus by returning to cable TV with a new show called Paula Deen’s Kitchen. The former Food Network star, who was dropped faster than a hot, buttered biscuit for admitting she’d used the N-word, will soon debut her new show on Evine Line–previously known as ShopHQ. Paula Deen’s Kitchen premieres Wednesday with a three-hour …

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Here’s 30 Minutes Of Eric Schmidt Talking With Jimmy Carter

Google’s annual Zeitgeist conference is underway in Paradise Valley, Arizona, and the company has been uploading numerous discussions from the event to YouTube. Following is Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt in a half-hour discussion with Jimmy Carter. Bill Clinton is reportedly also speaking at the event. Other currently available videos on the Zeitgeist Minds YouTube channel include: Laura Tyson, Lawrence Lessig, …

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Jimmy Carter Calls Out Climate Skeptic Nutcases

In 1979, President Jimmy Carter became the first president to install solar panels on the White House. At the time, the nation was facing an impending oil crisis from the Arab Oil Embargo and Carter was cementing his presidential legacy as the one president, besides Teddy Roosevelt, to give a damn about the environment. Not only did he add 32 …

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Jimmy Carter’s Grandson Running: A Dynasty Born?

Political dynasties are a part of America’s storied history. Right from the start there were the Adams, John and John Quincy, the second and sixth presidents of the United States, respectively. By the 20th century, we had the Kennedys. We are all familiar with Bushes, father and sons. And of course, there are the Clintons. But there may well be …

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Malia Obama Turned Sweet 16 on the 4th of July

Malia Obama turned sweet 16 on Friday–the 4th of July. The daughter of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama is just one of several White House daughters to celebrate this milestone birthday while their dad was in office. Twins Barbara and Jenna Bush turned 16 while their father George W. Bush was president. Chelsea Clinton–who is expecting her …

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Jimmy Carter: Obama Never Consults Me

In a recent interview on NBC’s Meet the Press, Former President Jimmy Carter, 89, expressed sadness that Obama never asks for his opinion. Carter said that many other past Presidents have gotten in touch with him. It appears that the former president would like for Obama to call him. Carter expressed sadness during an interview Sunday that Obama doesn’t ever …

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Jimmy Carter Thwarts NSA, Uses Post Office

Jimmy Carter, in an interview for NBC’s Meet the Press, says he uses snail mail when communicating with foreign leaders. He is pretty sure that the NSA is spying on him, a fear that is not unfounded, according to Fox News. “I have felt that my own communications are probably monitored,” the former Democratic president said. “And when I want …

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Jimmy Carter: Obama Doesn’t Call Me For Advice

In a recent interview with Andrea Mitchell of NBC, former president Jimmy Carter expressed his disappointment over the fact that Obama does not seek his advice regarding foreign policies, and how to deal with the ongoing issue between Russia and Crimea. Carter, 89, was on the show Meet the Press to talk about his new book entitled A Call to …

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Jimmy Carter Plans Trip to Venezuela Amid Unrest

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will travel to Venezuela in April and hopes to meet with Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles to help ease tensions in the politically-torn country. Carter expressed concerns about Venezuela’s escalating political crisis in a private letter sent this week to Capriles and President Nicolas Madura. In the letter, Carter said that for dialogue aimed at …

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Jimmy Carter Heading To Venezuela

With the current political unrest in Venezuela right now – violent protests against the government killing many innocent victims – former President Jimmy Carter is planning a trip to the troubled country. Carter sent a letter to President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Henrique Capriles, offering his help. In the past Carter has served as a mediator in political conflict …

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Walter Mondale’s Wife Dies At Age 83

Joan Mondale, the wife of Walter Mondale, who was elected as Jimmy Carter’s Vice President in 1976, passed away, on Monday, at the age of 83. The family announced Joan’s passing with a statement issued through their church. “We are grateful for the expressions of love and support we have received. Joan was greatly loved by many. We will miss …

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Walter Mondale: Wife Joan Enters Hospice Care

Walter Mondale, former Vice President under President Jimmy Carter, is experiencing heartache as his wife Joan Mondale is entering hospice care. Once know as “Joan of Art” for her work as a national cultural arts advocate, she was noted around the country for her passion during the Carter administration. Joan was an avid potter when Jimmy Carter was elected president, …

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