The Dollar

  There were a lot of inconveniences when the Pilgrims came here and settled, not the least of which was that most of them died in the first winter!  The Jamestown Colony, a few years earlier, came out even worse.  Just imagine:  No electricity, oil, machinery, transportation, or communications, and rudimentary tools made growing things […]

Old Hickory

  There have been at least two good Democrats:  Thomas Jefferson, and Andrew Jackson.  Both were totally different, but both were wonderful, intelligent men, both shaped the Democratic Party.  Especially central banks. Unfortunately, none of their influence has remained in the party. Jackson was born dirt poor in South Carolina in 1767, of Scotch-Irish immigrant […]