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applegrove

(118,986 posts)
Tue May 14, 2024, 04:58 PM Tuesday

Jimmy Carter Is 'Coming to the End'

Jimmy Carter Is ‘Coming to the End’

May 14, 2024 at 4:34 pm EDT By Taegan Goddard 35 Comments

https://politicalwire.com/2024/05/14/jimmy-carter-is-coming-to-the-end/

"SNIP..........

Jimmy Carter’s grandson said Tuesday that the former president is “coming to the end” in a brief update about the 39th president’s health, CNN reports.

...........SNIP"

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Jimmy Carter Is 'Coming to the End' (Original Post) applegrove Tuesday OP
Vibes for a good passage. Vibes to his loved ones. applegrove Tuesday #1
Godspeed and onethatcares Tuesday #2
A true Christian..................... Lovie777 Tuesday #3
Well, if it is his time, I am just relieved that Biden will be overseeing any STATE funeral plans... hlthe2b Tuesday #4
TSF would probably much rather not give him a state funeral. 😬 ShazzieB Tuesday #26
SickFuck best just STFU about PRESIDENT CARTER! lastlib Tuesday #52
Biden will handle it beautifully. calimary Tuesday #58
A good and kind man who impacted a lot of lives. ProudMNDemocrat Tuesday #5
When it happens, MarineCombatEngineer Tuesday #6
Bless Carter DENVERPOPS Tuesday #20
He served honorably througout his life, MarineCombatEngineer Tuesday #23
He also gave up his naval career to run the family farm after his father died. ShazzieB Tuesday #30
I give you the USS Jimmy Carter, a Seawolf class sub named after him. MarineCombatEngineer Tuesday #37
COOL! ShazzieB Tuesday #47
Hey MCE DENVERPOPS Tuesday #31
Very cool, I've never had the pleasure of talking to a President. MarineCombatEngineer Tuesday #36
When he was running he stayed with my in-laws one night. nolabear Tuesday #49
An incredible privilege indeed. soldierant Wednesday #88
Go gently Mr President. FalloutShelter Tuesday #7
I hate to be this way ITAL Tuesday #8
good. i'm sick of seeing nothing but that pustule. mopinko Tuesday #14
Whether the trial is covered or not, Uncle Joe Tuesday #34
It will present a magnificent contrast between a good man and a fucking monstet malaise Tuesday #39
The first President I have a real memory of senseandsensibility Tuesday #9
Cross gently to your Lord when he calls, and to your beloved Rosalynn... Hekate Tuesday #10
We'll said, Hekate. demosincebirth Tuesday #27
I am a Carter baby... TSExile Tuesday #11
Fair winds and following seas, Mr. President Jerry2144 Tuesday #12
Peace to the Carter family. orange jar Tuesday #13
This makes me sad. greatauntoftriplets Tuesday #15
Peace, Mr President world wide wally Tuesday #16
There are few humans like him. twodogsbarking Tuesday #17
never got the press et tu Tuesday #18
I saw a documentary film about Jimmy Carter some years back. Jeebo Tuesday #19
"The Man From Plains" Codifer Tuesday #24
One last habitat for us all. Marcus IM Tuesday #21
This made me weep. Dem2theMax Tuesday #51
The kindest most decent human being Raine Tuesday #22
That's exactly what my mother said. SergeStorms Wednesday #108
He was far too decent for a dirty job like President ArkansasDemocrat1 Tuesday #25
Especially Reagan and Bush, senior True Blue American Wednesday #92
Peace Mr President Pas-de-Calais Tuesday #28
It's always sad COL Mustard Tuesday #29
Grandson also says "he's do ok" MacKasey Tuesday #32
BRO! Not until at least Nov. 6th and put on a big smile worthy of a poster! Brainfodder Tuesday #33
I'm seriously thinking about decamping from Casa Aviation Pro and making the trip to either D.C. or Plains Aviation Pro Tuesday #35
... spanone Tuesday #38
kicked with tears.. mountain grammy Tuesday #40
Fair wind and following seas. TomSlick Tuesday #41
Could this be a time of his choosing? BaronChocula Tuesday #42
Jimmy does not have to hang on forever. His legacy is made and is great. keithbvadu2 Tuesday #43
Sad but not unexpected Warpy Tuesday #44
Jimmy's going home after a life well lived. patphil Tuesday #45
A life well lived. He won't be forgotten. Bristlecone Tuesday #46
A great human being and leader. byronius Tuesday #48
Jimmy Carter is a national treasure. Initech Tuesday #50
One of the finest people on earth democrank Tuesday #53
The world is better off because of Jimmy, what else could you want? ☮ walkingman Tuesday #54
... littlemissmartypants Tuesday #55
President Jimmy Carter gademocrat7 Tuesday #56
No President before or after has done sellitman Tuesday #57
It has been over 50 years since ThoughtCriminal Tuesday #59
CNN's headline is kind of misleading. bearsfootball516 Tuesday #60
Cross gently MustLoveBeagles Tuesday #61
Tears. Our world will not be the same without him. KPN Tuesday #62
"Bon Voyage" to a very respectable decent man! Emile Tuesday #63
May his journey be peaceful and painless mcar Tuesday #64
peaceful, painless, barbtries Tuesday #65
Ave atque vale. ChazInAz Tuesday #66
I was 18 in 1980 and my 1st voting experience BigmanPigman Tuesday #67
... Demovictory9 Tuesday #68
May Rosalyn be waiting patiently for him RainCaster Tuesday #69
Now cracks a noble heart anamnua Tuesday #70
Jimmy was a servant leader with faith built on a firm foundation; he humbly worked for ancianita Tuesday #71
When the time comes sheshe2 Tuesday #72
I have little to add since everyone has spoken so well. wnylib Tuesday #73
been hearing that for.....years Skittles Tuesday #74
President Carter Ladythatvotesblue Tuesday #75
Proud to have voted for him twice. A good man. OAITW r.2.0 Tuesday #76
And to this day DVRacer Tuesday #77
And he literally saved a Canadian nuclear plant from blowing up in Chalk River applegrove Wednesday #80
An angel will escort a saint into heaven Stinky The Clown Tuesday #78
A good man!! young_at_heart Tuesday #79
He's always been my favorite, smart, hard working, accomplished and compassionate Rhiannon12866 Wednesday #81
President Jimmy Carter has more grace, decency, and character in his pinky than the ENTIRE GOP LetMyPeopleVote Wednesday #82
President Carter has been 'coming to an end' for a year and a half... DemocraticPatriot Wednesday #83
sad... myohmy2 Wednesday #84
I hope his passing is peaceful, painless and surrounded by love CousinIT Wednesday #85
His like will never pass again. AloeVera Wednesday #86
Real honest to God goodness Joinfortmill Wednesday #87
Easily the best ex-president of my life 0rganism Wednesday #89
... William769 Wednesday #90
The Grandson has been saying that for a year. True Blue American Wednesday #91
Such a truly good man... CaptainTruth Wednesday #93
Every moment he is still with us is colorado_ufo Wednesday #94
Message auto-removed Name removed Wednesday #95
Welcome to DU. Swede Wednesday #97
Post removed Post removed Wednesday #98
On your way. Don't you have a check to your orange goon to write? peppertree Wednesday #99
This goon lasted one whole post. Swede Wednesday #106
Good point peppertree Wednesday #107
I was just thinking today of how much better the world would be anamnua Wednesday #96
A second term would have changed the world for the better Kennah Wednesday #100
Reagan's sabotaging Carter's election by holding the hostages until after January 20th was awful. SupportSanity Wednesday #110
My first vote for president was for Jimmy Carter. NH Ethylene Wednesday #101
I'm happy that Carter is coming to the end because he is no longer living, just surviving. elocs Wednesday #102
Carter was definitely the best person out of all the presidents of my lifetime TBF Wednesday #103
I'm a Truman baby Faygo Kid Wednesday #105
An exemplary statesman; a phenomenal president throughout the times, peacebuzzard Wednesday #104
Hope he is not in pain agalisgv Wednesday #109

hlthe2b

(102,599 posts)
4. Well, if it is his time, I am just relieved that Biden will be overseeing any STATE funeral plans...
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:01 PM
Tuesday

Not that I expect TSF to win, but I could not bear him having ANYTHING to say about our beloved President Jimmy.

ShazzieB

(16,688 posts)
26. TSF would probably much rather not give him a state funeral. 😬
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:27 PM
Tuesday

He'd probably get pressured into it for the sake of appearances, but he'd do it begrudgingly, with as little fanfare as possible. Because how dare ANYTHING not be all about HIM!

SO glad Biden will be in charge. (Not that that I expect TSF to win in November, because I really, really don't!)

lastlib

(23,406 posts)
52. SickFuck best just STFU about PRESIDENT CARTER!
Tue May 14, 2024, 06:34 PM
Tuesday

A creature who had THREE wives and CHEATED ON EVERY F***ING ONE of them; a creature who is UNDER INDICTMENT on 80+ CRIMINAL counts; a creature who is an ADJUDGED RAPIST; a creature who advocates white supremacy and misogyny; a creature who NEVER set foot in a friggin' church unless there was profit for HIMSELF; a creature whose career and administration were ALL about self-enrichment---has NO RIGHT to speak ill about a MAN like James Earl Carter, Jr.

calimary

(81,623 posts)
58. Biden will handle it beautifully.
Tue May 14, 2024, 06:54 PM
Tuesday

I trust him. And I DON’T trust the Orange Turd. Not any farther than I can throw my house.

ProudMNDemocrat

(16,950 posts)
5. A good and kind man who impacted a lot of lives.
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:01 PM
Tuesday

Long after his time in office.

Many good things will be said of him.

MarineCombatEngineer

(12,554 posts)
23. He served honorably througout his life,
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:23 PM
Tuesday

he served in the US Navy Submarine Service and as the US President.
A life well lived.

ShazzieB

(16,688 posts)
30. He also gave up his naval career to run the family farm after his father died.
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:33 PM
Tuesday

What a sacrifice that must have been. And later served as a Georgia state senator and then as governor of his state, before being elected potus.

More on his naval career, with pics: https://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic/people/presidents/carter.html

DENVERPOPS

(8,910 posts)
31. Hey MCE
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:33 PM
Tuesday

I had the incredible privilege 10 years ago to sit with President Carter, one on one, and talk to him for twenty minutes. I really liked him before, but after that talk, I was totally enamored with the man and all he had done, and all he was doing for mankind..........

He will be missed....................................

MarineCombatEngineer

(12,554 posts)
36. Very cool, I've never had the pleasure of talking to a President.
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:36 PM
Tuesday

Glad it was an inspiring conversation for you.

nolabear

(42,009 posts)
49. When he was running he stayed with my in-laws one night.
Tue May 14, 2024, 06:19 PM
Tuesday

She was active in politics in their state and he was well known for other reasons so they got to host him. I didn’t know about it for years. They were like that. I did meet him at a book signing. What a fine man. May he cross easy.

soldierant

(6,972 posts)
88. An incredible privilege indeed.
Wed May 15, 2024, 01:44 AM
Wednesday

There have be so many Presidents in my lifetime I would never want to meet. And those I would want to meet, I would not want to take their time away from doing their job. I'd want to have met them before or after they held that office. And I think before, as you had the privilege, would be best.

FalloutShelter

(11,930 posts)
7. Go gently Mr President.
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:05 PM
Tuesday

Rest well and pass gently though good and faithful servant to the United States of America and your God.

ITAL

(658 posts)
8. I hate to be this way
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:05 PM
Tuesday

But unfortunately, this will likely take the focus off the Trump trial (he gets all the breaks). Whenever a former president passes there is wall to wall coverage until after the funeral service.

senseandsensibility

(17,264 posts)
9. The first President I have a real memory of
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:06 PM
Tuesday
Peaceful, safe passage to a one-of-a-kind moral leader. Thank you for everything, Mr. President.

TSExile

(2,592 posts)
11. I am a Carter baby...
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:09 PM
Tuesday

...born in 1979. I had hoped he'd hang on until October 1st - his 100th. If that is not to be, I hope he is pain free when his time comes.

The Carters were and are everything public servants should be...and then some. Godspeed, good sir.

Jeebo

(2,040 posts)
19. I saw a documentary film about Jimmy Carter some years back.
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:15 PM
Tuesday

Much of the film was of Carter sitting in the back of a limousine speeding through an urban cityscape and being interviewed by the unseen cameraman. Ever since I saw that movie, there is one burning question I have wanted to ask him, and if I had ever had the opportunity to talk to him, this is the question I would have asked him:

"Mr. President, do you EVER have to actually STOP for a red light or a stop sign?"

Bless his noble heart, he is the most thoroughly decent human being to occupy that office in my lifetime.

Does anybody here remember the name of that movie? I'd like to watch it again.

-- Ron

Codifer

(550 posts)
24. "The Man From Plains"
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:25 PM
Tuesday

is the title that flashed through my mind. But I really have no idea.

God rest Jimmy. He gave all.

Dem2theMax

(9,662 posts)
51. This made me weep.
Tue May 14, 2024, 06:34 PM
Tuesday

What an incredible example he has been to us all.

Cross peacefully, President Carter. 🙏🏻
Your wonderful partner in life is waiting for you.

SergeStorms

(19,208 posts)
108. That's exactly what my mother said.
Wed May 15, 2024, 04:28 PM
Wednesday

She also added, "he was too good to be president."
My mother and father were both dyed-in-the-wool republicans, my father an elected NYSJudge.
I damned near had a heart attack when she said that.

Fair winds and following seas, President Carter. We didn't deserve you or your sweet wife.

True Blue American

(17,998 posts)
92. Especially Reagan and Bush, senior
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:06 AM
Wednesday

Who made a deal with Iranians to hod the hostages until Reagan was sworn in.

I had the privilege of listening to one give speech in Boston and answer questions.

Then found out later Reagan flew my neighbor and his BIL all over the country to brag at taxpayers expense. I have despised bot Bush and Reagan ever since.

Aviation Pro

(12,258 posts)
35. I'm seriously thinking about decamping from Casa Aviation Pro and making the trip to either D.C. or Plains
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:35 PM
Tuesday

And pay my respects to a great and humble man.

BaronChocula

(1,655 posts)
42. Could this be a time of his choosing?
Tue May 14, 2024, 05:55 PM
Tuesday

Could he be calling our attention to what determined decency looks like in the face of apathetic considerations and benefits of the doubt for self-interested conmen? I wouldn't put it past him.

Jimmy Carter, thou art character.

Warpy

(111,501 posts)
44. Sad but not unexpected
Tue May 14, 2024, 06:00 PM
Tuesday

He's probably moving back and forth between sleep and coma.

There will be genuine grief when he goes.

gademocrat7

(10,694 posts)
56. President Jimmy Carter
Tue May 14, 2024, 06:43 PM
Tuesday

has always walked in Faith. A man who has helped people across the globe. An amazing man who will always be in our hearts. Proud to have voted for him . Proud to have met him. His legacy will live on.

ThoughtCriminal

(14,067 posts)
59. It has been over 50 years since
Tue May 14, 2024, 06:55 PM
Tuesday

a former Democratic President has passed. Lyndon Johnson in 1973.

The media has been kind to former Republicans in their memorials. What will they focus on with Carter?

bearsfootball516

(6,378 posts)
60. CNN's headline is kind of misleading.
Tue May 14, 2024, 06:57 PM
Tuesday

The quote in the article is:

He has been in hospice, as you know, for almost a year and a half now, and he really is, I think, coming to the end that, as I’ve said before, there’s a part of this faith journey that is so important to him, and there’s a part of that faith journey that you only can live at the very end and I think he has been there in that space.”

He’s basically saying that Jimmy Carter is at the end of his life. Well yeah, he’s 99 and has been in hospice for over a year. But he’s not insinuating that he expects him to suddenly pass any day now, as the headline indicates.

KPN

(15,685 posts)
62. Tears. Our world will not be the same without him.
Tue May 14, 2024, 07:07 PM
Tuesday

His life is a shining example for all of us to aspire to. God bless Jimmy. Thank you for your lead.

barbtries

(28,826 posts)
65. peaceful, painless,
Tue May 14, 2024, 07:26 PM
Tuesday

with his beloved wife ready to show him the ins and outs of the other side.

the most underrated president of my lifetime.

BigmanPigman

(51,683 posts)
67. I was 18 in 1980 and my 1st voting experience
Tue May 14, 2024, 07:30 PM
Tuesday

was choosing this good man. I sincerely knew he was a man of character and respect. It really was a wake up call that the GOP was pure evil. If Reagun was the best they had to offer then fuck them! I was politically active in my late teens as were most of my friends/roommates in art school in NYC in 1980. We were glad when he was shot. I have I had the GOP on my radar back then. When my grandmom died she still had an invitation to Carter's Inaugural Parties from when she worked to support him. Her neighbors in FL couldn't stand to see her Dem Yard Signs. She loved to piss them off. I guess it is in my DNA.

RainCaster

(10,969 posts)
69. May Rosalyn be waiting patiently for him
Tue May 14, 2024, 07:49 PM
Tuesday

And may we all be gracious in our memories of him and all he has done in his lifetime.

anamnua

(1,137 posts)
70. Now cracks a noble heart
Tue May 14, 2024, 07:52 PM
Tuesday

Last edited Tue May 14, 2024, 09:22 PM - Edit history (1)

Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince:
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!


Act 5. Hamlet. (William Shakespeare).

ancianita

(36,252 posts)
71. Jimmy was a servant leader with faith built on a firm foundation; he humbly worked for
Tue May 14, 2024, 07:52 PM
Tuesday

humanity in his old age, and still grows in grace and peace as he goes home.



sheshe2

(84,116 posts)
72. When the time comes
Tue May 14, 2024, 07:53 PM
Tuesday

His chariot will swing low and come forth to carry him home.

A band of angels coming after me
Coming for to carry me home

wnylib

(21,824 posts)
73. I have little to add since everyone has spoken so well.
Tue May 14, 2024, 08:13 PM
Tuesday

So I'll just say that the world will lose a great human being when he's gone. And I wish the best for his family.

OAITW r.2.0

(24,846 posts)
76. Proud to have voted for him twice. A good man.
Tue May 14, 2024, 11:28 PM
Tuesday

Sorry that you had the Republican Party working with Iran to deny you a 2nd term. That was my wake up call on Republicanism. It only got worse. But, you, Jimmy, had the character that makes me proud to say I am a Democrat.

DVRacer

(708 posts)
77. And to this day
Tue May 14, 2024, 11:45 PM
Tuesday

Most will never understand how he saved 3 mile island from meltdown. He didn’t go visit as just the President he went as a nuclear engineer. Of the two Presidents and one VP I have interacted with personally without a doubt most humble. He kept in touch with his Navy and her sailors and we thought the world of him. Honor Courage and Commitment our core values he was the example in the book.

applegrove

(118,986 posts)
80. And he literally saved a Canadian nuclear plant from blowing up in Chalk River
Wed May 15, 2024, 12:08 AM
Wednesday

Ontario, Canada. He went inside the reactor. What a friend Canada has in Jimmy Carter.

Rhiannon12866

(207,122 posts)
81. He's always been my favorite, smart, hard working, accomplished and compassionate
Wed May 15, 2024, 12:25 AM
Wednesday

And he's said he's hoping to vote in the November election which will be after his 100th birthday on October 1st.

DemocraticPatriot

(4,548 posts)
83. President Carter has been 'coming to an end' for a year and a half...
Wed May 15, 2024, 12:33 AM
Wednesday

I think this statement has been misinterpreted and misunderstood---
to mean that his end is 'imminent'. I don't believe it is. He just cast a primary vote, the other day...

The statement that his grandson made pertained to 'spiritual' issues,
rather than the former president's physical health...
and was made at a public event, as opposed to being a 'press release' from the family....

As such I believe that Jimmy will be with us for a while longer,
and this 'story' is just click-bait.




AloeVera

(1,059 posts)
86. His like will never pass again.
Wed May 15, 2024, 12:55 AM
Wednesday

A wonderful, kind and humble soul and greatly under-rated president. The world will be poorer with his passing.

0rganism

(23,998 posts)
89. Easily the best ex-president of my life
Wed May 15, 2024, 02:05 AM
Wednesday

Much too decent for a "successful" presidency, but his post-presidency remains unmatched
He will be missed

Response to applegrove (Original post)

Response to Swede (Reply #97)

peppertree

(21,757 posts)
99. On your way. Don't you have a check to your orange goon to write?
Wed May 15, 2024, 11:23 AM
Wednesday

Unlike President Carter, you won't be missed.

Swede

(33,341 posts)
106. This goon lasted one whole post.
Wed May 15, 2024, 03:56 PM
Wednesday

I like in the old days when we could play with them for awhile.

anamnua

(1,137 posts)
96. I was just thinking today of how much better the world would be
Wed May 15, 2024, 11:12 AM
Wednesday

if every politician/power operative on the planet were like him.

SupportSanity

(253 posts)
110. Reagan's sabotaging Carter's election by holding the hostages until after January 20th was awful.
Wed May 15, 2024, 05:00 PM
Wednesday

I found out about it way too late in life. Changed my opinion of Jimmy Carter
and Reagan.

NH Ethylene

(30,830 posts)
101. My first vote for president was for Jimmy Carter.
Wed May 15, 2024, 01:44 PM
Wednesday

He is an incredible and honorable man.

I wish him a peaceful and gentle passage.

elocs

(22,660 posts)
102. I'm happy that Carter is coming to the end because he is no longer living, just surviving.
Wed May 15, 2024, 01:50 PM
Wednesday

What he has gone through is my worst nightmare when I come to the end of my life.
The point of living is to live and not to squeeze every last drop of life from a body even when there is no quality of life left.

TBF

(32,174 posts)
103. Carter was definitely the best person out of all the presidents of my lifetime
Wed May 15, 2024, 02:27 PM
Wednesday

Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush Sr, Clinton, Bush Jr., Obama, Trump, Biden

I feel kind of old looking at that list.

Johnson was president when I was born - notable actions include Civil Rights Act of 1964, along with Medicare/Medicaid.

peacebuzzard

(5,186 posts)
104. An exemplary statesman; a phenomenal president throughout the times,
Wed May 15, 2024, 02:51 PM
Wednesday

only the longing for those qualities will remain when he is gone.
Farewell gentle soul, you will be missed.

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