The great issue.

Author:La Follette, Robert M.
Position:1912 - Brief article
 
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The great issue before the American people today is the control of their own government. A tremendous power has grown up in the country in recent years. Again and again it has proven strong enough to nominate the candidates of both political parties. It rules in the organization of legislative bodies, state and national. Its influence is seen in the appointment of prosecuting officers and the selection of judges. It makes prices and imposes its burdens upon the consuming public at will. In finance...

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