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LETTERS to the EDITORS
PRESSURE GROUPS CUT DOWN
To the Snn Diego Union:
Attention is focused on civil rights tit
both national and local levels.
What about civil rights such as: voting
for the man of our choice, which is
denied bv political machines: our right
to work, now opposed by labor unions
unless we belong to a union; our right to
governmental information, which is denied bv executive order: our right to
tactual reporting of the news, which has
been supplanted bv interpretation of
news; protection under domestic laws
which has been denied by the UN; the
right to educate our children without federal aid; purchase of food at reasonable
prices, now unobtainable because farm
prices are supported bv lobbyists; and
the right to save some income, which is
denied because we must support foreign
Must Americans do not claim the Firs)
and Fifth Amendments because they
don't need their protection. They need
protection against laws passed bv pressure groups.
C. E. Bence
2225 Palermo Drive
San Diego, California
QUERIES JOHN L. LEWIS
To the Boston Post:
The recent AFL-CIO merger has
brought out interesting and startling revelations which present some $64,000 <|ties-
tiims regarding union fund manipulations, etc.
Apparently [olin I.. Lewis has demanded that the CIO pay back $1,665,000,
outstanding for nearly 20 years, He
claims that when he helped Sidney Hill-
man organize the CIO, he dumped
$7,250,000 of the Mine Workers' funds
into the project and he has failed to collect nearly $2,000,000.
James B. Carey, CIO, is quoted as sa\
ing of John Lewis, "He's got the second
biggest bank in Washington and wants
US to make it the biggest."
All of which raises questions;
1. Did members of United Mine Workers vote transfer of over $7,000,000 to
organize a new union?
2. Will these mergers create dictatorial
powers in the hands of a few who would
advance their own interests to tlie detriment ol economic and political securit)
ot the country?
Ulysses J. Lupien
179 Westford Street
COMMIE METHODS FROM
To the Cleveland Plain Dealer:
llu's is regarding your editorial, "Nu
of the Problem." You missed the n*
If the federal government is able t
establish the principle in agriculture tin
governmenl can dictate what crops a11*
how much a farmer may raise, that pri11
ciple can also be applied to all otW
industries in the country. This princip]
if applied to your industry, Mr. Edit1*
would be called "muzzling the press
That is the nub of the problem.
To those of us living on farms in*
"nub" isn't the so-called surplus, it .
whether an American citizen has the rig
to man.nrc his business as he sees fit. y
farmers maintain that the Constitute
says we do; the Department of Agricl
tore savs we don't.
These compulsory wheat controls wjj f> "' ' '
forced on the eastern farmer against]
11 by a Communist-minded bureauctfj
using methods one would expect hum I
Kremlin but not from Washington, V- ,
[ohn H. Donald!
R. D. 2
New London, Ol""
To the Chicago Tribune:
For over 2(1 years neither party
given me an opportunity to vote for l1'
dom — a
sion - th
To tlir ;;
► part\ ,,
ciples and a program in wl
In all this time I have li
ich I beM
lave been forced t" j
alternative of voting against what seeflJJ
tt) me to be the greater of two evils. ' 1
is a sail choice for an American lo "''
lo make. J
Can the Republican party be resflj
from its "we can do it better" tr' |
toward stale socialism, or must we |l
to a new party?
Mi- it ion R. Fish j
176 West Adams St'1
Chicago 3. Illinois
To the Wall Street Journal:
Congratulations to the editorial
who wrote "Measure of Security.
It is the most logical e\piaii,i'''j|l,
have ever read ol the necessit) fo* |
ing to lake into consideration
associates in order to protect on
II a bank cashier is a suspect w'tfj
associates with gamblers, then ce*JJ
it is logical to suspect a man who CO*J
ally associates himself with known P
vershes. It i^ much more import*
Facts Fohum News, June
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