163 Years and Counting

“The Senate is now composed of a different material from what it once was. Its glory hath departed. Its halls no longer echo the words of a Clay, or Webster, or Calhoun . . . the void is felt.”

—-Mark Twain, February 1854.

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4 responses to “163 Years and Counting

  1. Mark Twain–right as rain, again. . . .

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  2. admiral17(RB)

    Boss,
    I’m reading Ron Powers biography of Mark Twain at this very moment. I highly recommend it if you have not already done so,

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  3. At the same time, Franklin Pierce, listed among the worst presidents, enforced the Fugitive Slave Act. Double woe.

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