After eight years as President "I have only two regrets: that I have not shot Henry Clay or hanged John C. Calhoun."--1837--
Andrew Jackson (Calhoun was his Vice-President and Clay a former Secretary of State)
"Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), for example, while criticizing Republicans leaders for using the nation’s debt limit as a tool in budget negotiations, compared them to a psychotic parent who would use the life of their child as a bargaining chip."