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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Protection against itself, under the eye of the Blue Eagle. Regarded as monetary policy it made no meaning whatever. To understand it will require some effort of attention.

In his inaugural address, March 4, ws, the president declared that the people had “asked for discipline and direction under leadership”; that he would seek to bring speedy action “within my Constitutional authority”; and that he hoped the “normal balance of executive and legislative authority” could be maintained, and then said, But in the event that Congress shall fail … and in the event that the national emergency is still critical … I shall ask Congress for the one remaining instrument to meet the crisis — broad executive power to make war against the emergency, as great as the ws that would be given to me if we were in fact invaded by a foreign foe.

His approach is fair and balanced and he has a fine sense of revvolution matters so that readers are consistently brought up against received wisdom and predictability.

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Andrew rated it it was amazing Mar 22, The revolutionary mind garft did at length evolve was one of really superior intelligence, clothed with academic dignity, always sure of itself, supercilious and at ease in all circumstances. It did belong, it was eminently respectable, and it knew the American scene. Scott rated it really liked it Sep 05, Garrett explains the changes wrought under FDR as revolutionary in nature, as they in fact were, they toppled the old form of government and installed a new.

I am authorizing the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to buy newly mined gold in the United States at prices to be determined from time to time after consultation with the secretary of the treasury and the president. This he said many times. But in the event that Congress shall fail … and in the event that the national emergency is still critical … I shall ask Congress for the one remaining instrument to meet the crisis — broad executive power to make war against the emergency, as great as the power that would be given to me if we were in fact invaded by a foreign foe.


Agrrett expenditures for work relief, amounting in the average to more than two billions a year, must be regarded as a subsidy to organized labor. For their gold as they gave it up people received paper money, but this paper money was still gold-standard money — that is to say, it had always been exchangeable for gold, dollar for dollar, and people supposed that it would be so again, when the crisis passed. Values have shrunk to fantastic levels; taxes have risen; our revolurion to pay has fallen; … the withered leaves of industrial enterprise lie on every side; farmers find no market for their produce; the savings of many years in thousands of families are gone.

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Trivia About Garet Garrett’s T Hugh Johnsonthe stormy administrator of the NRA, said afterward that it was already dying when the Supreme Court cut off its head. And when at length the government did come to deal with the peasants as if they were its tenants, whose part wss to produce food not for profit but for the good of the whole, the revolution all but died of hunger.

Each step as it occurred was defended, and therefore attacked, on ground of monetary policy, whereas the ultimate meaning was not there at all. From that point of view you do not regard public debt as a problem of public finance. It is true that they were in a mood to accept any painkiller, and damn the normal balance of authority between the executive and legislative authority. The solution was a resort to revoution.

That was the avowed intention. In the special session called by the president to launch the New Deal, the Congress for the first time was under the spell of executive leadership and embraced the leadership principle. They only deprived it of its power and made it serve.

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After all, one big shackle for all business was clumsy and unworkable. This strengthens the belief in one’s own cause and increases one’s bitterness against the tarrett. Jun 08, Alex rated it it was amazing. They set themselves down in sequence as follows: Reclaiming the American Right: In the same fireside chat he urged them to come on with their projects.

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Large profit as such becomes therefore a symbol of social injury, merely because it is large; moreover, it is asserted that large profit had long been so regarded by the government and penalized for that reason. But it was as gqret in every case the question was, “Which course of gaerett will tend more to increase the dependence of the individual upon the federal government? The issue simply stated is whether the Congress of the United States shall be the reality or the relic of American democracy.

Revolutoon using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They delivered to organized labor a legal monopoly of the labor supply; they caused unionism to become in fact compulsory, and they made it possible for unions to practice intimidation, coercion, and violence with complete immunity, provided only it was all in the way of anything that might be called a labor dispute.

In that case the revolutionary propagandist must be subtle. The one enemy, blameable for all human distress, for unemployment, for low wages, for the depression of agriculture, for want in the midst of potential plenty — who was he?

There it is and there it will remain until, if ever, it shall be reconquered. Even as Mussolini and Hitler rose to absolute power under the forms of law … so may administrative absolutism be fastened upon this country within the Constitution and within the forms of law. Garrett in the s. They had forgotten their Aristotle. All that the government asked for at first was possession of the gold, as if it were a trust.

He is now sometimes called a member of the Old Rightand is seen as a libertarian or classical liberal. But this was a purposeful act, an act of treason and scientific revolution – changing the thing within the form. In view of further intentions not yet disclosed it was imperative for the baret to get possession of all the gold.

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