Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Fact of the Day: Jackson Justice

Andrew Jackson was not exactly a man who followed the rule of law. During the War of 1812, he imposed martial law for New Orleans. When a judge demanded he give a man he arrested the right to a trial, he simply arrested the judge. 

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  1. His way or the highway or the jailhouse

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  2. Don't know much about Andrew Jackson so I don't know if he was a good president or not, but this story reminded me of the current Philippines president Duterte....

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    1. he's historically one of the better known post-founding fathers, but a horrible man by today's standards

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  3. I remember reading this about him and really wasn't surprised.

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    1. Turnip Top??????????????
      I'm having a laugh also.
      Colin

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