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1945 Warning of Coming Communism

November 28, 2010

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Excerpts from “News Behind the News,” by Paul Mallon (02-26-1945) “I think Communism or some similar disintegration of our system is ahead of this country in the next fifty years.  But I think it is coming, not because of Stalin, but because of our own foolishness.  We have not met our problems wisely and soundly.  […]

Book Review: “The Ninth Wave,” by Eugene Burdick

November 28, 2010

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Heartless Politician He Believes Voters Are Easily Molded Book Review of “The Ninth Wave,” by Eugene Burdick, Houghton Mifflin. Mike Freesmith and Hank Moore…..do not see eye to eye on fundamentals.  The main difference is that Hank, an old-fashioned fellow, believes in right and good, while Mike is for efficiency and accomplishment… From his varied […]

Fluoride Water Stirs Bitter Words

November 28, 2010

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Fluoride Water Stirs Bitter Words Fluoridation of water was assailed in bitter terms Tuesday night when more than 150 persons attended a hearing of the Public Utilities Committee in the Common Council Chambers. Speakers charged fluoridation was a gigantic plot against the health of the nation and a violation of the constitutional rights of citizens. […]

A Warning of Coming Socialism & Communism from 1945

November 27, 2010

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Some Elements of Post-War American Life Excerpts from an address given by Pres. J. Reuben Clark, Jr., first counselor in the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, at the Utah woolgrowers’ convention. What I propose to say today may not be popular with everyone.  Furthermore, I am not aiming […]

A 1949 View of Socialized Medicine

November 27, 2010

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The Wrong Kind of Mecicine Excerpts from this 1949 editorial: In saying “what we have seen in England confirms my deep conviction that the national health insurance proposal will be good for America,” Mr. Ewing reflects the point of view of all other Administration “Fair delaers” who are doing their best to transplant Socialism to […]

This nation was founded as a protest against taxes…

November 27, 2010

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Excerpts from: “Why Should the Government Avoid Waste of Money if it Can Get More by Stripping the Citizens?” By Robert Quillen This nation was founded as a protest against taxes.  The patriots of the revolution took up arms to save their pocketbooks. Yet every generation from that time until the present has endured an […]

No Man Could Be the Master if No Man Would Be a Slave

November 27, 2010

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Excerpts from:  “No Man Could Be the Master If No Man Would Be a Slave” An editorial by Robert Quillen Ambitious men lust for power and glory and use ordinary men as tools to win them. The ordinary men serve willingly, in peace and in war, for they are hero-worshipers, easily fooled by propaganda, and […]