James Fallows blogs about how George W. Bush has acted like all ex-presidents by refusing to criticize their successors in their first year of office — as opposed to ex-VP Dick Cheney. To Fallows, this is an unforgivable sin :. Aaron Burr might win the title, for killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel, but Burr was a sitting vice president at the time. Cheney has acted as if utterly unconcerned with the welfare of his country, its armed forces, or the people now trying to make difficult decisions. He has put narrow score-settling interest far, far above national interest.
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Aaron Burr Roundup: Historians' Take. Current Vice President Dick Cheney's evident opinion, reported last week, that his office need not obey laws applying to the executive branch because the vice president presides over the Senate, reminds us that more than this coincidence of dates unites him with his predecessor. Burr held Cheney-like views of the relation between business and public life, and he had a gift for alerting his fellow Americans to constitutional anomalies. Unlike most of the Constitution's framers, Burr thought of business and government as compatible pursuits. Alexander Hamilton, whom Burr would kill in a duel, embodied their generation's virtues: As secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton made discreet payments to a Mr. When questions arose about these funds, Hamilton confessed he had been sleeping with Mrs.
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Hey, Aaron Burr was a patriot When compared to the man with his hand up the ass of the condom in chief today. AB was motivated by a political ideal, and a little greed. Satan is motivated ONLY by greed. ALL Colonials, especially the politicians and religious leaders, are treacherous.
Aaron Burr Jr. February 6, — September 14, was an American politician and lawyer. He served as the third vice president of the United States during President Thomas Jefferson 's first term from to