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 United States now is the world's number one crude-oil producer and is "poised to remain a dominant global player, something that was unseen just a decade ago," said Jack Gerard, president and chief executive of the American Petroleum Institute, in an annual speech outlining the state of the industry."