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Old October 19, 2011, 01:38 PM   #1413
brickeyee
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It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
Pudd'nhead Wilson's New Calendar, Mark Twain

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It is the foreign element that commits our crimes. There is no native criminal class except Congress.
More Maxims of Mark, Johnson, 1927, Mark Twain

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Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
Mark Twain, a Biography

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All Congresses and Parliaments have a kindly feeling for idiots, and a compassion for them, on account of personal experience and heredity.
Mark Twain's Autobiography; also in Mark Twain in Eruption


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