The Trial of Scott Nearing and the American Socialist Society; Presiding Judge--Julius M. Mayer Attorneys--For the Government, Earl B. Barnes for the Defense, Seymour Stedman, S. John Block, Walter Nelles, I. M. Sackin, United States

The Trial of Scott Nearing and the American Socialist Society; Presiding Judge--Julius M. Mayer Attorneys--For the Government, Earl B. Barnes for the Defense, Seymour Stedman, S. John Block, Walter Nelles, I. M. Sackin, United States

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...institutions are merely plasters and poultices to keep this kind of thing going. I do not regard the contributing to charities as sympathetic; I just regard them as a sort of social fire insurance. Q. In other words, when you used that term "plutocrats" and said that they were not interested in these affairs, however, and after referring to food and clothing and housing and educating people, you meant merely that they were not interested in doing it in your particular way? A. No, sir. MR. STEDMAN: Mr. Nearing, you answer so quickly, I don't have a chance to object and I want to make an objection to the last question. I ask your Honor, that the witness' last answer be stricken out, as I want a ruling on this line of questions, and I either get caught by the inability to tell when the prosecution has finished a question, or by the football rush of the witness to answer. Q. On page 11 of the second paragraph you say: "Aggressive Germany was the danger mark. It was against her infamous desire to impose kultur upon the world that America was urged to prepare herself. It was for this purpose that the President signed a bill during the Summer of 1916, appropriating $662,000,000 for the army and navy, a sum larger than had ever before been appropriated for war purposes by any nation in times of peace. Well might LaFollette exclaim in his speech of July 19th to 20th, 1916, opposing this appropriation: 'I object, Mr. President, to a game, a plan, a conspiracy, to force upon this country a big army and a big navy to use the treasury of the country, and if need be, the lives of its people, to make good the foreign speculations of a few unscrupulous masters of finance.'" made his speech and Mr. LaFollette had made his objections, that...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236508254
  • 9781236508256