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 tax hike, initially enacted in 2009 by then-Gov. David Paterson and lawmakers during the fiscal crisis, raised the top income tax rate on top earners making more than $1 million from 6.85 percent to 9.97 percent."