Conscience helps, but so does the fear of getting caught.
Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels good.
Conscience keeps more people awake than coffee.
A politician gets a lot of money for a person who gets up to speak, says nothing, nobody listens, then everybody disagrees.
If you're not confused, you haven't heard all the facts.
The government is unpredictable. You never know which urgent problem it's not going to do anything about.
The government's problem: How to get people to pay taxes they can't afford for services they don't need.
The government's attitude toward hidden taxes is not to eliminate them, but to hide them better.
A politician's biggest challenge: Get money from taxpayers without annoying voters.
Congress fighting inflation is like The Sopranos fighting crime.