Tag Archives: Andrew Jackson

TruthOut: “Trump’s Remark on Andrew Jackson Was a Dog Whistle for White Nationalists”

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WaPo: “Hunting down runaway slaves: The cruel ads of Andrew Jackson and ‘the master class’”

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A Little History on Andrew Jackson and the Supreme Court (for Mike Huckabee)

Mike Huckabee invoked Andrew Jackson in encouraging the President to not comply with federal court orders striking the Muslim travel ban, saying “Hoping @POTUS tells Hawaii judge what Andrew Jackson told overreaching court-“I’ll ignore it and let the court enforce … Continue reading

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HuffPo: “Cherokee Nation Members Troubled By Trump’s Visit To Andrew Jackson’s Tomb”

Here.  Srsly, you know by now I’m no Andrew Jackson fan. 

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Keith Harper: “The Importance of Judicial Contempt Proceedings in a Trump Era”

From Just Security, here. An excerpt: This brings us back to the peculiarities of President Trump and his administration.  The United States has a long history, going back to Marbury v. Madison, of courts deciding what the law is and … Continue reading

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The Hill: “Trump hangs portrait of Andrew Jackson in Oval Office”

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Andrew Jackson Dumped from (Front of) $20 Bill in Favor of Harriet Tubman

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Proposal to Put John Ross on the $20 Bill

Here is “Should Jackson Stay on the $20 Bill?”

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Andrew Jackson Has Got to Go

Homeschool Heroes YouTube Plea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nlf7PoRVTRg Homeschool Heroes Petition: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/take-andrew-jackson-20-bill-and-replace-him-someone-who-was-more-committed-liberty-and-justice-all/C9DVjkt9

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Slate Vault on Andrew Jackson Handbill

Here. n Slate earlier this week, Jillian Keenan argued that we should “kick Andrew Jackson off the $20 bill.” As this “coffin handbill,” distributed during the 1828 election, shows, the seventh president has long inspired such violent dislike. “He has ever been a man … Continue reading

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