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Thu Jun 29, 2006 at 08:04 AM PDT

Questions and Answers

by Jimmy Carter

I wrote on Monday on behalf of my son, Jack Carter, for his US Senate race in Nevada.  Here are some of the questions that you asked, and my responses.

Mr. President, (4+ / 0-)

I'm writing an article today about tenure and academic freedom.  It is awful
to see scientific research challenged on religious and political grounds.
We see suppression of research on birth control and global warming, and the
refusal to fund vital stem cell research.

The fact that some science in the US is now shaped by religious and
political concerns involves several of your questions, and maybe you could
also discuss it here.

I'm happy to contribute to Jack's campaign.

by JPete on Mon Jun 26, 2006 at 09:11:33 AM PDT

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After a quarter century, it has been interesting to be re-introduced to the political world by attending a few rallies and fund-raisers for our son, Jack Carter, who is striving to become the next U.S. Senator from Nevada. Some notable differences have evolved in political campaigning.

These include the need for candidates to have great sums of money (I had practically none), a need to defend against negative advertising (Ford, Reagan and I just referred to each other as "my distinguished opponent), and a need to overcome extreme partisan divisions (I relied heavily on moderate Republicans in the Congress).

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Mon Mar 27, 2006 at 08:01 AM PST

Questions and Answers

by Jimmy Carter

I wrote last week in support of my son, Jack Carter, for his Senate race in Nevada.  Here are a few of the questions that you wrote, and my responses:


Question: Blue Staters in Red States? (24+ / 0-)

President Carter:

Could you give some frank advice about the best way for Democrats in firmly 'blue' states to help win back the red states?

Many of us will have the opportunity to volunteer, donate, write, etc.  Some practical suggestions from you would be incredibly valuable to the Daily Kos community and to idealistic dedicatd  Democrats across  America.

Thank you.

Check out Frameshop

by Jeffrey Feldman on Thu Mar 23, 2006 at 08:41:12 AM PDT

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     There is a desperate need in America to block and reverse the radical departures from the moral and ethical principles that have made ours a great nation.

    This is not a conflict between liberals and conservatives or even between Democrats and Republicans. The unprecedented changes in policy are from those of Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, Dwight Eisenhower, and also, of course, from those of Democratic presidents.

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