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Archive for January 3rd, 2012

Does this sound familiar? The most odious feature in this system is that it robs the MANY, imperceptibly, to enrich the FEW;–It clothes a few wealthy individuals with power not only to control the wages of the laboring man, but also at their pleasure to inflate or depress the commerce and business of the whole […]

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“Senate rules forbade members from speaking more than twice per day on a given piece of legislation, but a senator was free to offer as many amendments to the bill as he wished and could then  speak twice on each amendment. …. [Preparing to filibuster FDR's plan to 'pack' the Supreme Court, Senator Edward Burke […]

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