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)
"That’s bad enough, but the real disaster occurred when states like New York decided to take the money upfront and run. They allowed Wall Street to issue bonds backed by the Master Settlement money. And, of course, the upfront money was only a small fraction of what New York — and other states that issued bonds — would have gotten if they had waited."