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Jimmy Carter tells Stephen Colbert: The Bible is misused to subjugate women

Jimmy Carter says he would consider converting to Catholicism on two conditions. The first condition, the former president told Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, is that Pope Francis must remain in office. The second condition, the lifelong Baptist said, is “when a female Catholic priest asks me to join her…

Jimmy Carter: I nearly punched out South African president over AIDS treatment failures

Former President Jimmy Carter said he nearly punched out South Africa’s president over his refusal to allow treatment of AIDS patients in his country. “The first time I came here to Cape Town I almost got in a fight with the president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, because he was…

Jimmy Carter: ‘It is very fine for gay people to be married’

Former President Jimmy Carter expressed his approval of same-sex marriage in an interview with The Huffington Post about his faith Monday evening. While discussing certain portions of The Bible, Carter was asked his thoughts on some people using scriptures as opposition toward LGBT individuals being allowed in church. “Homosexuality was…

Carter: Gingrich knows how to appeal to racists

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday accused former House Speaker Newt Gingrich of trying to appeal to racists in South Carolina. “I think he has that subtlety of racism that I know quite well, that Gingrich knows quite well, that appeals to some people in Georgia, particularly the right-wing,” he…

Black Kids Are Kids, Too

I headed over to Townhall this morning, in much the same way you go the long way to rubberneck at the accident you heard about on the radio. Wait, I’m the only one who does that? Well, it was theoretical anyway…not that I’d ever do it…gotta finish this post up,…

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