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Mark Twain on Congress

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

— Mark Twain, Following the Equator

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February 14, 2009 · 10:20 am

Douglas MacArthur on War

“I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.”

— General Douglas MacArthur, Farewell Address to Congress, 19 April 1951

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July 6, 2007 · 12:13 pm