That's what a Congressman or a Senator is for -- to see that too much money don't accumulate in the national Treasury.
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best.
Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches.
Ammunition beats persuasion when you are looking for freedom.
Diplomacy is the art of saying nice doggy until you can find a rock.
There is good news from Washington today. The Congress is deadlocked and can't act.
You shake a slogan at an American and it's just like showing a hungry dog a bone.
Never blame a legislative body for not doing something. When they do nothing, that don't hurt anybody. When they do something is when they become dangerous.
Things in our country run in spite of the government, not by the aid of it.
We are sure living in a peculiar time. You get more for not working than you will for working, and more for not raising a hog than for raising it.
Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning, why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as good as the Prohibition one did, why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth!
It will take America fifteen years of steady taking care of our own business and letting everybody else's alone, to get us back to where everybody speaks to us again.
You see, in Washington they have these bodies, Senate and the House of Representatives. That is for the convenience of the visitors. If there is nothing funny happening in one, there is sure to be in the other, and in case one body passes a good bill, why, the other can see it in time and kill it.
On account of us being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only people in the world that has to keep a government four years no matter what it does.
If we took Congress seriously, we would be worrying all the time.
Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
How is the government going to get the extra taxes? Out of the rich -- or just out of the poor, as usual?
On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does.
A Country can get more real joy out of just Hollering for their Freedom than they can if they get it.
All one has to do to get one's stuff in the Congressional Record is to find a stenographer that can stay awake long enough to take it down. Then you mark in the 'Applause' and 'Laughter' parts yourself.