Episode 1 - Introduction

Episode 1 – Introduction

Hello everybody!

Episode 1 – Introduction is published!

I am so thankful to you for listening to my podcast Unchanging Principles.

My grandfather, Jimmy Carter, was the President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. Jimmy Carter did not start his political career running for President. He was a Senator in the Georgia Senate, and then he was Governor of Georgia before he ran for our nation’s highest office.

My grandfather formed his positions, distilled his values, and shaped his vision of our nation through the times he grew up in. Jimmy Carter ascended to the national stage at a time in our country where racial tensions were high and faith in our government was at an all-time low. After the bruising scandals of the Nixon era, my grandfather campaigned on honesty, integrity, competency in government, and faith in the American people.

But the 1970s’ were a long time ago, so in my first episode, I would like to re-introduce you to Jimmy Carter so that you get an idea of where I am coming from. And I’ll have stories about my life and my family throughout the podcast, starting with this one.

If you just want to hit Play, you can find Unchanging Principles streaming right here! And I’m going to tack Streaming Now! to the top of this website so you can listen to my show wherever you have internet access.

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Unchanging Principles Podcast

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Josh Carter

Unchanging Principles Podcast


Hello everybody!

My name is Josh Carter and I am starting a Podcast.

Through this podcast, I would like to share my expectations of our country through living my life as President Jimmy Carter’s grandson. I am sharing the lessons that he taught me through my life, stories I have grown up hearing, the role of government, and how we can understand the forces that shape the country we live in.

The title of this podcast is Unchanging Principles. This title comes from my grandfather’s high school teacher Miss Julia Coleman, who told her class that we must adapt to changing times while holding on to unchanging principles. This idea stuck with my grandfather for his entire political career, and he used that line to open his Inaugural Address to the country immediately after he was sworn in as President on January 20, 1977.

Those Unchanging Principles are the values that, at one time, all Americans were proud to share. As my grandfather taught in his inaugural address, our Unchanging Principles are our nation’s commitment to humility, mercy, justice, equality between races, regions, and religions. They are the elimination of mistrust through mutual understand and respect for diversity. They are ensuring respect and equal treatment under the law. It is a commitment to the truth, and it is built on a foundation of unwavering commitment to human rights.

These are all values that we have collectively lost by actions taken by the Trump Administration. But I believe that we still have a chance that those things can again define America.

Is it interesting? Do you like it? Would you subscribe?

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Josh Carter