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)
"As Americans spent more — total personal consumption expenditures rose 2.5 percent in the second quarter — and sold more goods and services to the rest of the world — exports rose 9.5 percent in the second quarter, after falling 9.2 percent in the first — the federal government apparently took a step back, according to the report."