Mae Brussel on Jimmy Carter and his plans to keep control during A World War III

Mae Brussel is so smart.

Carter seems to have considered some very bad things and employed some very scary people during one of the very few Democratic Presidents during that period,

We tend to ignore the hi-jinks so long ago. Lets not forget that it was during the Carter Administration that the Kwangju Massacre occurred in Korea.

I found this while trying to learn about the ABSCAM investigations in 1980.

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Jimmy, like us all, was a person that did good and bad...

Chris Hedges discusses the legacy of the Carter administration with his biographer, Pulitzer Prize winning author, Kai Bird.

Jimmy Carter, America’s 39th president, who served one term from 1977 to 1981 before being defeated by Ronald Reagan, was one of the country’s most enigmatic politicians. He was a bundle of contradictions, a man of deep Christian faith who would be abandoned by his evangelical base; a president who promised to place human rights at the center of his foreign policy and yet who fell under the disastrous influence of his Svengali-like National Security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, leading Carter to equip and arm the radical jihadists that would morph into the Taliban and al Qaeda and give unswerving support to the brutal Iranian regime of the Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi; who preached compassion for the poor and the vulnerable while imposing punishing financial policies, deregulation and austerity measures that would took a toll on the working class and the marginalized. And yet in many ways Carter was perhaps our most exemplary modern president, refraining from military adventurism, devoting tremendous effort to securing peace in the Middle East, and overseeing an administration that was free from the kinds of corruption and scandals that characterized the presidencies that followed.

Kai Bird’s most recent book is “The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter.”

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