Tagged: Retrospective

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson: The Seventh Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Politics was personal for Andrew Jackson. In fact, you could consider his entire presidency a war against individuals. Unlike...

John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams: The 6th Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Next In Line Thus far, the Secretary of State has been a stepping stone to the presidency as Jefferson,...

madison

James Madison: The Fourth Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) James Madison was Thomas Jefferson‘s Secretary of State, best friend; and in many ways an extension of Jeffersonian Democracy....

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson: The Third Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) The election of 1800 set two precedents. It was the first peaceful transfer of political power from one party...