Posts Tagged ‘Government’

Editorial Dragnet

November 28, 2012

Trampling on the Nation’s Laws

Olean Evening Times (Olean, New York) Nov 18, 1919

Olean Evening Times (Olean, New York) Sep 6, 1919

*     *     *

Olean Evening Times (Olean, New York) Nov 19, 1919

*     *     *

Olean Evening Times (Olean, New York) Sep 6, 1919

*     *     *

Olean Evening Times (Olean, New York) Nov 19, 1919

*     *     *

Cost of Living is Breaking Our Necks!

Olean Evening Times (Olean, New York) Sep 11, 1919

*     *     *

Newark Advocate (Newark, Ohio) Dec 20, 1919

*     *     *

Olean Evening Times (Olean, New York) Nov 19, 1919

*     *     *

Olean Evening Times (Olean, New York) Sep 5, 1919

*     *     *

Economic Conditions

High Cost of Living

Wage Demands – Strikes

Industrial Unrest

Waves of Social Discontent

Newark Daily Advocate (Newark, Ohio) Sep 22, 1919

*     *     *

Newark Daily Advocate (Newark, Ohio) Sep 22, 1919

*      *      *

Newark Daily Advocate (Newark, Ohio) Sep 22, 1919

Pusillanimous Poltroons

December 17, 2009

This nation was not founded by weaklings. It never could have been. It has been maintained and defended, not by cowards, not by peace-at-any-price advocates, but by men of valor, and by women who, though they did not raise their boys to be soldiers, would rather bury them than to be the mothers of molly-coddles and pusillanimous poltroons.

Mansfield News (Mansfield, Ohio) Apr 2, 1917

*****

In case the definition link for pusillanimous goes bad, here is the definition from Wordsmith.org:

pusillanimous (pyoo-suh-LAN-uh-muhs) adjective

Lacking courage; timid.

Democratic Principles: As Laid Out by Thomas Jefferson

December 14, 2009

Where is Mr. Jefferson when we need him? If only these principles held true today:

DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES.

Jefferson lays down the following principles:

The people, the only source of legitimate power.

The absolute and lasting severance of church and state.

The freedom, sovereignty and independence of the respective States.

The Union, a confederacy, a compact neither a consolidation nor a centralization.

The constitution of the Union, a special written grant of powers, limited and definite.

The civil paramount to the military power.

The representative to obey the instructions of his constituents.

Elections free, and suffrage universal.

No hereditary office, nor order, nor title.

No taxation beyond the public wants.

No national debt, if possible.

No costly splendor of administration.

No proscription of opinion, nor of public discussion.

No unnecessary interference with individual conduct, property, or speech.

No favored classes, and no monopolies.

No public moneys expended except by warrant of specific appropriation.

No mysteries in government inaccessible to the public eye.

Public compensation for public services, moderate salaries, and pervading economy and accountability.

The Experiment (Norwalk, Ohio) Oct 11, 1843