Skip to comments.Do people on here like Andrew Jackson?
Posted on 06/08/2011 6:26:35 PM PDT by Mozilla
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20s are ok but I prefer Grants or Franklins.
Is English your native language?
I’ve got mixed feelings on him. He did good things but he wasn’t much for letting the constitution get in his way.
I like Benjamin Franklin much more..
Hill-billies in the White House.
I type fast and don’t check grammar.
I find it ironic that the Democrats honor this slave owner with their annual fundraiser, The Jefferson (another slave owner)-Jackson dinner.
My problem with Jackson is what he did to the Cherokee Indians. They owned farm land and he simply took it away from them and forced marched them Oklahoma, many died along the way.
BTW, who cares what Beck thinks? He likes Ron Paul for crying out loud.
Well I got the feeling that some people liked him in the comments of prior articles.
Why is it that you have mixed Feelings on him?
Democrats didn’t become the party of taxes, entitlement, and special interest groups until long after Andrew Jackson was dead.
Lincoln destroyed the United States of America and recreated it as something that should be called the Federal Republic of America. Hint: the words “United” and “States” meant something before Lincoln. Today, they are just an empty name that has no significance other than a name like France or Spain.
Andrew Johnson was an Andrew Jackson hero-worshipper. I read an account written by an unidentified Englishman in the US shortly after Lincoln's death, which emphasized the similarities between Jackson and Johnson's policies--of course there wasn't much to go on as to Johnson's policies as President by then, but the author referred to Johnson as a "Red" and found his extreme belief in the people problematic. That came from Jackson.
I don't know if Jackson should have his likeness on the $20 bill, but I have no objection to spending twenties.
He got rid of the central bank and paid off the national debt. He was a great President.
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This was the precursor to the Federal Reserve we have today. Jackson killed an early attempt to take over America's economy/wealth by banksters. For that alone, he deserves props.
One thing I know for absolute certainty: Andrew Jackson would NEVER EVER have bailed out the big banks. Not in a MILLION years.
There was a little too much of the cult of personality among his supporters for my taste.
The liberals claim he was a racist against the Indians, but he even adopted an Indian child.
What the liberals mistake for racism was Andrew Jackson’s firm intention that if you attacked the United States or killed Americans, like the Creeks or the Seminoles did, you would be damn sorry until the day Andrew Jackson stood over your stupid ass while your all of your blood was running out into the ground.
The one good thing he did was doing away with the Second Bank of the U.S. His unconstitutional ethnic cleansing of the East Coast and the death march he sent the Cherokees on were low points in the nations history.
Ordering martial law in New Orleans and conscripting the locals despite the president’s order to retreat from the city was just a tad over the line.
On the other hand I like the fact that he told the banks where to get off. As a military man it was clear that he cared about his soldiers.
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