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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Andrew Jackson: "The Man Who Killed The Bank"

Irony is Andrew Jackson's face on a central bank note.

In today's Rebel of the Week piece at The Silver Circle, I lead in with Andrew Jackson and Davy Crockett's beat down of a would be assassin on the House floor this Monday in 1835, but then I take a look at Jackson's principled and ultimately successful opposition to the central bank of his era, and I even give Crockett props for opposing Jackson's Indian Removal Act, which shouldn't be ignored nor defended while we admire Jackson's opposition to central banking. Read the entire article here.

Wes Messamore,
Editor in Chief, THL
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