The last few days, I've found it hard to feel engaged with the mutual insults between Bernie's supporters and Hillary's and with...
Juan Facundo Quiroga (1788-1835)
Quiroga, "El Tigre de los Llanos," was one of the most important Argentine caudillos of the 19th century. Leader of the province of La Rioja, he was one of the most effective and popular leaders of the Federalist cause. His assassination was a major event in the escalating violence of the Argentine civil wars of that time.
For my blog and Google+ posting, you would need to know that I consider myself a Jacksonian Democrat - as in Andy Jackson don't-let-the-bankers-and-secessionists-take-over Democrat. Also a news junkie.