Republican Campaign Text-Book Volume 1882

Republican Campaign Text-Book Volume 1882

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...with wlii_ch these hereditary conspirators against freedom, honest administration, and the purity of party--our hereditary cori-uptionists--mui'ch to the resurrection of that putrescent old hulk--the Democratic Barty. No party ut the Democratic party ever resorted to compulsory partisan assessments. No party but the Democratic party ever inflicted the penalty of dismissa from otlice upon the iinfortumite Govcrnmnt oificia-l, who failed or refused or was unable to liquidate this arbitrary partly tax at the comma-nd of the insatiab e Democratic tax gatherer; but this practise, as corrupt and demoralizing as it was tyrannical originating with the Democracy, was inexorably enforced by that party and its organs in the national, State, and llllll1lClp2LlFOV6l'l.ll!l6l1tS under their control throng iout those _fi.fty years of misrule which Pendleton, in the Senate, so highly eulogized. Every principle of the Republican pai'ty_revolt_s at such a practice. Its whole iist_ory is one of conflicts wit-li such practices, and its only parallel in aiifygarty is to be found in the attitude o _ _eorge _Wm. Curtis and the so called Cl_Vll Service Reformors in their campaign against the Republican party in supp0rt_of the violent and corrupt Democratic bulldozer. These political purists, these pretenders to reform of_the_ Civil Service--the Pendletons, r_1ch in the spoils of rotten railroad 'cl: iims; the S. S. Coxes, elected by Ta.mma_iiy through the very agencies or practices they denounce, arbitrary and conipu_lsory partisan assessments of municipal employees of their cities or districts, with Geo. Wm. Curtis, all work upon the same plane to the same ends--tlie _overthrow or suppression either by _v_iolence or fraud of the lawful majorities of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868005
  • 9781236868008