Farmworkers in Rural America, 1971-1972: Hearings, Ninety-second Congress, First and Second Session ...
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Migratory Labor
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1972
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444. lappuse - The masters of the Government of the United States are the combined capitalists and manufacturers of the United States.
400. lappuse - ... 111 fares the land to hastening ills a prey When wealth accumulates and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish or may fade, A breath can make them and a breath has made, But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed can never be supplied.
347. lappuse - In the nature of things, those who have not property, and see their neighbors possess much more than they think them to need, cannot be favorable to laws made for the protection of property. When this class becomes numerous, it grows clamorous. It looks on property as its prey and plunder, and is naturally ready, at all times, for violence and revolution.
513. lappuse - The corporation has certainly not set out to weaken the foundations of democratic politics, but its growth as the characteristic institution of our time is having this consequence.
324. lappuse - In the same line of business, to determine whether to undertake new ventures by comparing the profitability of various types of business activity, and as a guide to the relative movement of sales and profits In order to reduce controversies In wage negotiations.
415. lappuse - We consider land as an inventory, but we are all for growing things on it while we wait for price appreciation of development. Agriculture pays the taxes plus a little.
512. lappuse - ... they would bring upon themselves if they were permitted to have their way. It is because I am against revolution; it is because I am against the doctrines of the Extremists, of the Socialists; it is because I wish to see this country of ours continued as a genuine democracy; it is because I distrust violence and disbelieve in it; it is because I wish to secure this country against ever seeing a time when the 'have-nots...
474. lappuse - President be, and he is hereby, authorized to assign two engineers of the Army and one officer of the Coast Survey now stationed on the Pacific coast, for the purpose of examining and reporting on a system of irrigation in the San Joaquin, Tulare, and Sacramento Valleys of the State of California...
399. lappuse - Upon the development of country life rests ultimately our ability, by methods of farming requiring the highest intelligence, to continue to feed and clothe the hungry nations; to supply the city...
444. lappuse - Suppose you go to Washington and try to get at your government. You will always find that while you are politely listened to, the men really consulted are the men who have the biggest stake the big bankers, the big manufacturers, the big masters of commerce, the heads of railroad corporations and of steamship corporations. . . . The government of the United States...