Remember when the US had a president who thought deeply about America’s problems and then told Americans they were responsible? That was Jimmy Carter, and Americans were not impressed by the sermonizing in 1979.
Posts tagged: Jimmy Carter
Coastal elites have been voting for the heartland for 50 years. The problem is that the heartland has been voting the other way.
As we were prowling the White House Flickr photo feed recently, this photo of the White House situation room caught our eye. It’s from December 5 of 2015; President Barack Obama is …..
The young barrister-in-training hoped “a new era for women” was at hand.
Gerald Ford was America’s longest-lived president, but a few of the younger boys are nipping at his heels.
One perk of being President of the United States: When filling out your tax return, under Your occupation you get to write “U.S. President.”It’s the little things that count.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid $1.8 million in taxes this year on a gross adjusted income of $5.5 million. (Most of the dough came from book sales, and it boiled down to $4.98 million in final taxable income.)Toss in the $1.4 million he earned for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and Barack Obama is your first Six Million Dollar President!
Here’s an amusing clip of former U.S. president Gerald Ford appearing on the television game show What’s My Line. At the time of his appearance he was still a congressman (and House Minority Leader). He signs in as the “mystery challenger,” and the panelists — including Gene Rayburn — are blindfolded. At the end he gets to do a little politickin’ on behalf of President Richard Nixon.