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Former President Jimmy Carter is accusing the Obama Administration of sanctioning "widespread abuse of human rights" by utilizing Drones attacks to kill suspected terrorists in multiple countries Jimmy Carter, America's 39 th president, denounced the Obama administration for "clearly violating" 10 of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, writing in a New York Times op-ed on Monday that the "United States is abandoning its role as the global champion of human rights." "Instead of making the world safer, America's violation of international human rights abets our enemies and alienates our friends," Carter wrote. via Jimmy Carter Accuses U.S. of 'Widespread Abuse of Human Rights'
According to the North Korean news agency, former President Jimmy Carter has sent condolences on the death of Kim Jong-Il. Here is the statement the North Koreans issued: Pyongyang, December 21 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Workers’ Party of Korea, received a message of condolences from Jimmy Carter, ex-president of the U.S. on Dec. 19. In the message Jimmy Carter extended condolences to Kim Jong Un and the Korean people over the demise of leader Kim Jong Il. He wished Kim Jong Un every success as he assumes his new responsibility of leadership, looking forward to another visit to the DPRK in the future. Let us hope for a quick denial from President Carter’s office. To express condolences to the people of North Korea [...]
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama's overall approval rating remains in the mid-40s, where it has been since July, and he continues to receive much higher marks for foreign policy than for domestic issues, according to a new national survey out one year before he is up for re-election. A CNN/ORC International Poll released Tuesday indicates that 52% of all Americans approve of how the president is handling the situation in Iraq, an indication that Americans tend to favor Obama's decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from that country by year's end. Forty-eight percent of those questioned approve of how he is handling the war in Afghanistan. By contrast, only 35% have a positive view of his economic track record, and just 38% approve of how he is handling health care policy. Full [...]
32nd anniversary of Jimmy Carter's "malaise" speech - Obama remix via Jimmy O'Bama - YouTube.
IBD has brought back the Misery Index to the News. President Obama Average Misery Index is 10.37 topping that of George W. Bush 8.11 and Clinton at 7.8. While things are bad, Obama does not top the Days of Jimmy Carter at peak Misery of 21.98 Economy: As if the picture weren't bleak enough, here's one more data point to worry about — the Misery Index is on the rise. Conceived by economist Arthur Okun in the early 1970s, the Misery Index simply adds together the inflation and unemployment rates to create an effective indicator of real-world suffering. It gained notoriety under President Carter, whose growth-choking, easy-money policies pushed the index to its post-World War II high. Now, under President Obama's equally disastrous economic policies, the Misery Index is making [...]