Margaret Chase Smith Quotes

I don’t want to see the Republican Party ride to political victory on the Four Horsemen of Calumny – Fear, Ignorance, Bigotry, and Smear.

Mr. Towns, who represents parts of Brooklyn, suggested that the climate is so partisan in the House that when he has not been willing to let Republicans claim ownership of a bill he authored, Republicans “just take it; most of the time, they just take it,” he said. There are enough mistakes of the Democrats […]

The Senate has been debased to the level of a forum of hate and character assassination sheltered by the shield of congressional immunity. (in reference to Senator Joseph McCarthy, 1950)

The Constitution… speaks not only of the freedom of speech but also of trial by jury instead of trial by accusation.