I expect to see the day when the like of the present personnel of the governments, Federal, State, municipal, military, and naval, will be look’d upon with derision, and when qualified mechanics and young men will reach Congress and other official stations, sent in their working costumes, fresh from their benches and tools, and returning […]
The theory is that election to Congress is tantamount to being dispatched to Washington on a looting raid for the enrichment of your state or district, and no other ethic need inhibit the feeding frenzy.
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.
Ever look at Congress and feel like the little kid in ‘Sixth Sense?’ I see dead people. I see dead people everywhere.
I’ve said many a time that I think the Un-American Activities Committee in the House of Representatives was the most un-American thing in America!
Congress in session is Congress on public exhibition, whilst Congress in its committee-rooms is Congress at work.
It is the foreign element that commits our crimes. There is no native criminal class except Congress.
We didn’t send you to Washington to make intelligent decisions. We sent you to represent us.
Senator: Person who makes laws in Washington when not doing time.
I will repeat myself so that those who are rather slowwitted may be able to understand what we are saying.