Tag: Andrew Jackson

A History of Subversion: The Left’s Attack on American Heritage, Monuments Goes Far Beyond the Trump-Era

Despite the media and their Democratic counterparts working full speed to spin the lie that threats of political violence are on the rise in a polarized Trump era – with the Confederate monuments, they claim, serving as an “obvious flashpoint” – the events that took place in Charlottesville on August 12, and what President Trump said or didn’t say in the days after, did not lead to this.

Pinkerton: Before Trump Nation, There Was Fox Nation: Fox News After Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly

An era has come to an end at Fox News. The departure, last year, of Roger Ailes, its founder and CEO for two decades, and the departure, this year, of Bill O’Reilly, its biggest star for two decades, means that Fox will be changing. What’s said of politics is also true of TV: Personnel is policy. Tell me the names of those who are making the decisions about programming, and the names of those who are actually doing the shows, and I’ll tell you, in turn, about the network. But first, let’s take a closer look at the country—at least its presidential voting patterns—pre-Fox and post-Fox.

Trump Honors Andrew Jackson, Rosie the Riveter in Weekly Address

In his weekly address posted Saturday, President Donald Trump commemorated Andrew Jackson, the country’s seventh president, and Rosie the Riveter, the icon representing women that worked in manufacturing during World War II. Trump called on Americans to unite and find

Virgil: The Age of the Lion — Donald Trump Meets Andrew Jackson

It’s too early to know what will become of the Trump presidency, and yet we can already gain some clues as to where its leader is heading. And we can start by looking at the seventh president, Andrew Jackson, who is very much a model for the 45th president.

BLM in New Orleans Demands $5M Annually for Black Artists

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – Following a march through New Orleans’ busiest street, the Black Lives Matter-aligned group ‘Take ‘Em Down Nola’ announced their list of “demands” from the City, saying they need $5 million annually to pay for education and salaries of African-American artists and historians.

Black Lives Matter Storms New Orleans’ Monuments

A Black Lives Matter-aligned organization called ‘Take ‘Em Down Nola’ stormed New Orleans’ Andrew Jackson monument demanding all monuments related to the Civil War come down across the city. The monument which sits at the heart of the city’s historic French Quarter.

The Manhattan Populist

Trump’s nationalism can be seen as a rebuke of Obama’s tribalism, just as Jackson’s election was a rebuke to Adams’ and later Calhoun’s sectionalism. And Trump’s popularity is an affirmation that many believe that the country is stronger and better off with a decisive, unapologetically nationalist President.

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Wilmore to Obama: ‘You Did It, My N*gga’

White House Correspondents’ Dinner host Larry Wilmore closed his speech on Saturday by telling President Obama, “Yo Barry, you did it, my n*gga.” Earlier in the speech, Wilmore said that former President Andrew Jackson reacted to Dr. Ben Carson’s defense

These People Don’t Like the ‘Tubman Twenty’

Opinions on the Harriet Tubman $20 bill seem to be running generally positive, but there are some objections, beginning with a prominent self-professed fan of the portrait currently adorning the twenty, Donald Trump. “Andrew Jackson had a great history and I

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Jackson Gone from 20

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is expected to announce this week that Alexander Hamilton’s face will remain on the front of the $10 bill and a woman will replace Andrew Jackson on the face of the $20 bill, a senior government source told CNN on Saturday.

Is Donald Trump the Andrew Jackson or Aaron Burr of Our Time?

It seems establishment Republicans can’t make up their mind. Those who believe that the 2016 Republican primary season has been the dirtiest campaign in American history need to think again. The pro-Ted Cruz people recently took a shot at Donald Trump that mirrored the 1828 campaign between Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams.

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The Jacksonian Temptation: Trump vs. Cruz

Is America witnessing the re-emergence of “Jacksonian” politics? With increasing regularity, pundits are harkening back to the cultural and political movement that brought frontier General Andrew Jackson to the White House in order to explain the changes taking place in the Republican Party. The hero of the Battle of New Orleans is more relevant than ever, it seems.

Donald Trump, As ‘Andrew Jackson, Revenant’

The populist upsurges in the GOP is evidence that traditional American culture is fighting back against the left-wing and right-wing elitist establishments, says a new article in The American Interest, by Walter Russell Mead, titled “Andrew Jackson, Revenant.”