Saturday, August 13, 2011

Congress has always been a joke. But now it is serious

There is a great website, Many of the following are from it.

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
Mark Twain

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress.
Mark Twain

I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.
Ronald Reagan

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.
Will Rogers

We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.
Davy Crockett

Being elected to Congress is regarded as being sent on a looting raid for one's friends.
George Will

No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.
Gideon J. Tucker

No man's pocketbook is safe while Congress is in session.
Mark Twain

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
Alexis de Tocqueville

We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
Abraham Lincoln

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