Politics and its Discontents: Very Encouraging News

While this is not, strictly speaking, a political story, it does involve former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who seems to have escaped the death sentence that advanced melanoma traditionally has been, thanks to what many are calling a breakthrough drug: Recommend this Post

LeDaro: Jimmy Carter Tells World His Cancer Has Spread To His Brain- NBC

Former President Jimmy Carter is one of the great men and courageous man. Best wishes for him and his family.

LeDaro: Former President of U.S. Jimmy Carter’s views on Israel

Anyone who criticizes Israel is labelled anti-semantic right away. The video below is about Jimmy Carter’s views on Israel and is worth watching. Jewish British MP Gerald Kaufman’s statement on Israel. Some folks will label them anti-semantic right away. I believe Israel has the right to exist and so do Palestinians. Two state resolution is ...

The Canadian Progressive: Ex-US president Jimmy Carter urges Obama to reject Keystone XL Pipeline

“History will reflect on this moment and it will be clear to our children and grandchildren if you made the right choice,” laureates remind President Obama as the world awaits his decision on the Keystone XL pipeline by: Obert Madondo | April 17, 2014 To show leadership on climate change and leave a lasting legacy, US President ...

LeDaro: Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama: Don’t approve Keyston XL Pipeline

I believe Jimmy Carter was one of the best president U.S ever had. I suppose nice guy finishes last. Too bad he did not win the second term. He is giving a great advice to Obama. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaks during an interview on Monday March 24, 2014 in New York. Carter said Monday ...

Alberta Diary: Alberta’s 13 most under-reported political news stories of 2013

Another aircraft takes off from Fort McMurray International Aerodrome loaded with CO2 captured from Alberta’s Athabasca bitumen sands. The gas will be stored in the basements of Russian buildings as part of a deal worked out through the province’s $2-billion “carbon capture” program. Actual Alberta carbon capture boondoggles may not operate exactly as described. Below: ...

Canadian Firebrand: My letter to the National Post

My response to the article “Jewish alumni ‘distressed, disappointed’ over Queen’s University plan to give Jimmy Carter honorary degree” is the lead letter in today’s National Post.

Andy Lehrer: My letter to the National Post

My response to the article “Jewish alumni ‘distressed, disappointed’ over Queen’s University plan to give Jimmy Carter honorary degree” is the lead letter in today’s National Post.

Andy Lehrer's Firebrand blog: My letter to the National Post

My response to the article “Jewish alumni ‘distressed, disappointed’ over Queen’s University plan to give Jimmy Carter honorary degree” is the lead letter in today’s National Post.

LeDaro: It is great that Queen’s University is honouring Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter is a great man and deserves such an honour. I am a Queen’s graduate and proud of it. H/T: sol chrom

Alberta Diary: Undemocratic impulses? Who ya gonna call? Not Jimmy Carter!

When it comes to ensuring the integrity of foreign elections, take it from Alberta Diary, Jimmy Carter is outstanding in the field. Below: Alberta MP Linda Duncan and Ukrainian President Viktor F. Yanukovich. By the sound of it, the international observers of Sunday’s Ukrainian parliamentary elections did manage to catch the government of President Viktor ...