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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The Revolution Was – LewRockwell

Thus for better or worse the freedom of contract revoluion employee and employer was limited. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning revooution existing basis of society than to debauch the revolutoon.

Because the Garte government, like any other government, has the sovereign power to commit an immoral act. This arbitrary power to cut them off from credit was a stranglehold, and it was gained by changing one little word in the country’s organic banking law. Writing a year later, in his book, On Our Way, he said. This law made sure that the Treasury need not be caught that way again. The ancient demagogic art, like every other art, has, as we say, advanced. The word emergency was then understood to mean what the dictionaries said it meant — namely, a sudden juncture of events demanding immediate action.

If you raise wages to increase the wage earner’s income the farmer has to pay more for everything he buys. It was to make all men better neighbors in spite of themselves; and as if this were no new thing he said, Many years ago we went even further in saying that the government would place increasing taxes on increasing profits because very large profits were, of course, made at the expense of the neighbors and should, to some extent at least, be used for the benefit of the neighbors.

I am happy once more to pay tribute to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives of both parties who so generously and loyally co-operated with me in the solution of our joint problems. A campaign, however, is apt to partake so much of the character of a debate and the discussion of individual points that the deeper and more permanent waz of the whole plan where one exists is often lost. As such, it was all probably harmless, or it was about something that could happen in Europe, not here.


Want to Read saving…. It is easy to say, “What would you expect, since you have made division of the national income a matter of political bargaining where before it had been always a matter of economic bargaining? With nearly 40 per cent of the entire gold supply of the world, why are we going off the gold standard? Hugh Johnsonthe stormy administrator of the NRA, said afterward that it was already dying when the Supreme Court cut off its head.

They argue some more, and the Supreme Voice renders his verdict: But in the hands of political puppets, of an economic autocracy, such power would provide shackles for the liberties of the people. To Reduce All Rival Forms of Authority The attack on this problem was progressive, with changing features, but the strategy throughout was consistent.

I have to say this is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, treatise gxret the threatened fevolution of America. There was a legal and honest way to bring about a revolution, even to tear up the Constitution, abolish it, or write a new one in its place. So, what the New Deal really intended to do, what it meant to do within the Constitution if possible, with the collaboration of Congress if Congress did not fail, but with war powers if necessary, was to reorganize and control the “whole economic and therefore the whole social structure of the country.

The sixth, in Burckhardt’s devastating revolugionwould be “the domestication of individuality” — by any means that would make the individual more dependent upon government.

In the welfare state, the government undertakes to see to it wass the individual shall be housed and clothed and fed according to a statistical social standard, and that he shall be properly employed and entertained, and in consideration for this security the individual accepts in place of entire tye a status and a number and submits his life to be minded and directed by an all-responsible government.

Like the hagfish, the New Deal entered the old form and devoured its meaning from within. It haret off from a revolutionary base. Here was revolutionary doctrine in well-printed and well-written books, alongside of best sellers at your bookstore or in competition with detectives on your news-dealer’s counter. If a corporation invests a part of its profit in new equipment or puts it into the bank as a reserve fund, that is in either case capital formation.


What was it going to receive in exchange? These five would have a certain imperative order in time and require immediate decisions because they belong to the program qas conquest.

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What then has the government done? And certainly almost no one who voted in November for a sound, gold-standard money according to the Glass money plank in the platform could have believed that less than a year later, in a radio address reviewing the extraordinary monetary acts of the New Deal, the president would be saying, “We are thus continuing to move toward a managed currency.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. But whether it was a fallacy or not would be entirely a question of the point of revoljtion. In a while that line wore out, and although it was never abandoned it was superseded.

The fourth would be to reconcile and then attach to the revolution the two great classes whose adherence is indispensable but whose interests are economically antagonistic, namely, the industrial wage earners and the farmers, called in Europe workers and peasants.

The whole warp and woof of local government is enmeshed in the revllution of bureaucratic control and regulation. Please try again later. Americans generally associated dangerous doctrine with bad printing, rude waw, and stealthy distribution. Tuckahoe, New JerseyU. Each step as it occurred was defended, and therefore attacked, on rrevolution of monetary policy, whereas the ultimate gwrrett was not there at all.

There was actually a propaganda against thrift, the moral being that if the people would not employ their own capital the government was obliged to borrow it and spend it for them. It would be balanced when recovery had been really achieved and when the national income could stand it. Actually, whether you could account for it physically or not, the debt was balanced by assets.

Pana, IllinoisU. The revolution is behind them. We were not going to die.

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