State Bulletin Volume 1-2

State Bulletin Volume 1-2

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... trust in our Government, as well as one of great responsibility. J THE four portentous volumes of considerably over a thousand pages each, issued by the Lusk Committee, under the caption "Revolutionary Radicalism," are as amazing a publication as any legislative committee ever put forth in this country. When one reflects that the net legislative outcome of this costly investigation were two bills, which Governor Smith vetoed; which Governor Miller signed with a public statement denying the plain purport of the language of the act, and which, if his statement be correct, are unnecessary, as existing statutes cover the ground, but which may easily be enforced in an arbitrary and tyrannical fashion, one can scarcely think of a more extravagant wa.te of the money of the taxpayers. II. Dr. Henry Sloane Coffin Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City The volumes contain a hodge podge of illordered and often slovenly expressed material. There are sophomoric essays on various Socialist and Communist movements in Europe, essays often drawn from their sources with a crudity which instructors in colleges and high schools are in the habit of rewarding with a C or a D. There are numberless documents from radical groups, whose sentiments, by the most illogical reasoning, are foisted on other persons, who are alleged (usually without proof) to hold similar views. There are pages upon pages with facsimile post cards and letters dealing with peace movements prior to and during our participation in the war, which are worthy of the Spanish Inquisition or the police of the Procurator of the Holy Synod in the palmy days of Czarist Russia, in their spying into private correspondence, their accounts of conversations between individuals, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571320
  • 9781236571328