In the pioneer days, the symbol for currency was 'US' - the "S" was placed directly over the "U" and in time, we got lazy and instead of "US" overlapping, we shortened the "U" into today's "S" with two lines through it.
2012 Wrangler Sahara, 2008 Commander, 2004 Grand Cherokee
Gone but not forgotten:
2004 Liberty, 2002 Wrangler X, 1999 Grand Cherokee Ltd
1998 Jeep Wrangler
4.0 : 5 Speed : Green with Black hard top : 33X12.50 Parnelli Jones Dirt Grip's on Eagle Alloy 15x7's : e-AutoGrille's Rock Crawler front bumper with an Engo E9000 with synthetic line
The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night..
I figured it'd be a few more, though, to be honest.
The first president of the US to ride in an automobile? President William Mckinley.
The first automobile to be ridden in by a US president? Stanley Steamer.
President Mckinley was also the president who 'liberated' Cuba, P.R., Guam, and the Phillipines from Spanish rule, sending the famous Rough Riders, with future president and national park creator Teddy Roosevelt, to win the Spanish American war.
He signed the Gold-Standard act, opting for gold backed paper over silver and gold coins. This laid the groundwork for the creation of the Fed, and some 34 years later we lost the gold standard, leading to magic money dominated by a cartel of anonymous private individuals.
Despite having grown American Imperialism greatly, he came down hard against the mil-ind complex after Congressional reports emerged about how the wars and occupations were conducted.
He was elected a second term, under the theme 'The Full Dinner Pail', a running theme of his presidency and his efforts to reverse the bust cycle he inherited. His opponent William Bryan, who had run on a coinage campaign 4 years earlier, ran on an anti-imperalist campaign this time.
He was shot twice while in a receiving line at the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition. He died 8 days after from the wounds.
“Coming of age in a fascist police state will not be a barrel of fun for anybody, much less for people like me, who are not inclined to suffer Nazis gladly and feel only contempt for the cowardly flag-suckers who would gladly give up their outdated freedom to live for the mess of pottage they have been conned into believing will be freedom from fear.”