Xaviant Haze’s The Suppressed History of American Banking: How Big Banks Fought Jackson, Killed Lincoln, and Caused the Civil War is one of the strangest books I’ve ever read. The main argument is that the Rothschild banking family caused the War of 1812 to make money from it, fought Andrew Jackson to preserve the Second … Continue reading Did the Rothschild Family Try To Kill Andrew Jackson?
I wanted to celebrate today's Presidents' Day by examining a list of alleged Andrew Jackson quotes recently posted by Mental Floss. Some of the quotes are accurate, but several are apocryphal. Not surprisingly, a couple of them come from our old friend and noted purveyor of historical lies Augustus C. Buell. “The bank, Mr. Van … Continue reading Are These Andrew Jackson Quotes Accurate?