Garet Garrett’s The People’s Pottage: The Revolution Was, Ex America, The Rise of Empire [Garet Garrett, Ian Hutton] on *FREE* shipping on. by Garet Garrett. DIGG THIS · Buy this book. There are those who still think they are holding the pass against a revolution that may be coming up the road. by GARET GARRETT. Part 1 (The Revolution Was & Problem One). Copyright those who have brought about revolution in the state.” Worse outwitted.

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Under that head the problems continue. I accuse the present administration [Hoover’s] of being the greatest spending administration in peace time in all American history — one which piled bureau on bureau, commission on commission, and has failed to anticipate the dire needs or reduced earning power of the people. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But the full meaning of that word emergency related to far more than banks; it covered the whole economic and therefore the whole social structure of the country.

To Capture the Seat of Government Problem 2: This continued for six months. One ought to read it, perhaps, just to know. There was no plan to begin with. And that was the act that authorized the president to require people to surrender their gold. He left home as a teenager, finding work as a printer’s devil in Cleveland. The idea was that it should be a government of law, not a government of men.

In this category, its principal works were these:. The procedure was said to be democratic.

The effect was to keep eight or ten million men off the labor market, where their competition for jobs would have been bound to break the wage structure. It was never the capitalist that was directly attacked. They were better when they had no history.


In the history of the case there is no more dramatic bit of testimony than that of Senator Glass, formerly Secretary of the Treasury, who in April,rose from a sick bed and appeared in the Senate to speak against the Inflation Amendment. That made everything legal after the fact: And that is what was taking place before the war; notwithstanding the war, that is what still is taking place.

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The Congress is the lawmaking power. In a little while they were forgotten.

The New Deal’s enmity for that system of free and competitive private enterprise which we call capitalism was fundamental.

Few of the great majority that voted in November, for less federal government and fewer federal functions could have imagined that by the middle of the next year the extensions of government and the multiplication of its functions would have been such as to create serious administrative confusion in Washington, which revolutjon president, according to gzrrett own words, dealt with in the following manner: As the government acquired it, so passed to the government the ultimate power of initiative.

Lucas Pattison rated it it was amazing Oct 18, And when the “gold cases” went to the United States Supreme Court — the unreconstructed court — the judgment was one that will be forever a blot on a certain page of American history.

In the arsenal of revolution the perfect weapon is inflation. They were difficult and daring steps.

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In every case there was some alternative. And this was a very hateful counter symbol, because the old order, never really defined, did in fact associate in the popular mind with the worst debacle in the history of capitalism.


Then all he did was to turn it over, campaign side down, with the words. The Blue Eagle came and went. Opposite and violently hostile ideas were represented by the same word signs.

The broken party platform, as an object, had a curious end. To Make Government the Great Capitalist and Enterpriser Before coming to regard the problem, let us examine a term the economists use.

Reduction of the sovereign power of states was accomplished mainly in four ways, as follows: The attack upon Congress was designed both to undermine the parliamentary principle and to circumscribe the garrrtt rights of people. That was because, in spite of everything, it was the best piece of money in revoluttion whole world. It is like garrtet crisis of a wass. The same decree forbade, under pain of fine and imprisonment, any dealing in foreign exchange or any transfer of credit from the United States to any place abroad, and that was to slam the door against the wicked rich who might be tempted to run out.

But in practical operation the picture now is very different.

The principal forms of rival authority were these four: