Fri Nov 16, 2012, 12:27 PM
phantom power (23,580 posts)
Money boo boo's not the first to get upset at government "gifts" (1934)
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Definitely read the whole thing....
Here's a radio speech 11/5/34 from Chairman Henry P. Fletcher, Republican National Committee:
“We face unusual obstacles. Our party organizations everywhere have been handicapped by lack of funds. The opposition, on the other hand, has used its easy access to the Federal Treasury as a political campaign argument.”
The Roosevet administration was unmoved: Harry L. Hopkins, Roosevelt Administration Relief Administrator 11/3/34
“With the smug complacency which apparently goes with the Chairmanship of the National Republican Committee, Mr. Fletcher has seen fit to accuse me of playing politics because I am feeding the hungry, clothing the naked and sheltering the destitute, regardless of their sex, age, creed, color, race or place of residence.
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