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)
"The soldier, who spent five years in captivity after leaving his post, was released in May in exchange for five prisoners from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The deal was blasted by some Republicans, and some of his fellow soldiers called him a deserter."