"/ wonder ij we shall have any liberties left by and hy if we keep up ow
imerican habit of meekly submitting to
every imposition lhat is put upon us.
M vrk Tw \in
"li you find within yourself an\
single thought of abandoning the welfare
of your country, tear il out. Do not wait
for others to lead or do what must he
done'' —Syngman Rhee
Ion his eightieth birthday I
we nill take eastern hit rope.
masses of tsia. then in' nill
encircle thc United States, which nill he
thc lust bastion of capitalism. We nil!
not hair to attach. It will fall like an
overripe fruit into our hands.
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
"// is a sail age when it is more difficult to hreah a prejudice than an atom.
■VLBERT ElNSTl i\
"7 appeal to constantly hear in mind
that not with politicians, not with presidents, not with office-seekers, hut with
you is thc question: Shall the liberties
of this country he preserved to thc latest
generation?" Vbrah \m Lini <>i n
"Peace, indeed, can he obtained al
least temporarily hy any nation ij it is
prepared to yield its freedom principles.
Hut peace at any price peace with appeasement peace ivhich passes the
dreadful finality to fulure generations
is a peace of sham and shame which can
end only in war or slavery.
General Douglas M \< \m m R
"'// e can no longer take our oun way
of life for gran led we know that it
may he challenged. Ind wc know this.
too—and know it even more deeply
ice know that freedom and democracy
are not just big words mouthed hy orators but the rain and the u ind ami the
sun. the air and the lig/it hy which we
breathe and live."
Si i.nn.\ Vim cm Hi mi
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Pass Along to a Friend
From San Diego, Calif., Charles \. Taylor
contributes two excellenl suggestions:
"...Wonderful job von folks are doing t..
bring the truth before the Vmerican people.
Tin' importance uf such work cannol be overemphasized. I would suggest thai you adopt
tin- following practice, if it'- not tun much
trouble. Why tint stamp upon everj piece ol
literature von send anywhere 'PLEASE PASS
mis ALONG TO \' friend:
'This would remind everyone lhat there is
a real need l"i spreading th-' truth. I feel sure
thai it would increase the all-too-small number
of people who know [usl how serious our situation i-. \n appalling number are -till sitting
hack saying 'What ran 1 do?1
■ \lmi_< thi- line I have another plan, one
tu bring aboul active participation in our government. Can you suggest to your readers and
listeners that thej keep a stack of postcards
handy and begin NOW to correspond with
their congressmen ? Wr'll put of! writing a
letter, but it take- |it-t a second tn jot down
a few ideas or a request for information. I
have found my Senators and Representatives
most appreciative of thr interesl 1 take in
Tennessee Textbooks Tainted?
Mrs. Edythe Whitlej of Nashville writes
that on July 12 a group of women Were
scheduled tn appear before the Tennessee
Textl k C mission "protesting certain textbooks being used in Tennessee schools."
Mr-. Whitlej .says, "Propaganda designed to
weaken our government itself, our homes, our
churches, has sneaked in between thr pages
of the textbooks. Stories designed tn warp thr
minds nf youth find their way into our sehool
textbooks a- well a- bonks in circulation bj
our public libraries.
a ertainlj thi- i- no indictment of our greal
educational system, ol the fine bod) nf teachers tu whom wr entrust our children. We, the
citizens, are indicted fur thr lark of vigilance
and carelessness in letting agents of our
enemies planl a seed in some sentence in a
textbook to breed doubl or mistrust
"Once our enemies succeed in breaking
down tlir moral fiber nf our youth, then thej
will really pour on the poison against our
government and it- institutions."
"To Secure the Blessings of Liberty"
Vroused hy what thej feel is a continuing
In— uf personal freedom, a group in Indianapolis has mel tn organize thr Indiana Pro-
Constitutional Forum and tu ascertain what
their constitutional rights a- Americans are
and how tn protect them.
\t thr opening session, the forum heard
< .raw ford Parker, Indiana Secretarj nf >t.itr.
tall for a rebirth of the basic principles which
made Vmerica great. He emphasized that our
forefathers never compromised principles or
resorted to double talk tu c 'eal their philosophies nr objectives and that thr salvation nl
libertj depends upon a well-informed nation
with abiding faith in thr principles laid down
hv thr Constitution.
Newspaper Strives for Truth
\ Ftiets Forum \ ,i, i reader in (lolorado
Springs, Colo., proudlj point- to hi- local
newspaper's masthead which reads:
"Wr believe that ..nr truth i- always con-
sistent with another truth. We endeavor to hr
consistent with thr truths expressed in such
great moral guides a- thr ('.olden Rule, thc
Ten Commandments, and thr Declaration of
"Should wr. at anv time, hr inconsistent
witli tlwsr truths, we would appreciate anyone
pointing out such inconsistency."
Thr Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph
al-o prints the addresses of congressmen tu encourage readers to correspond with their elected representatives.
Granite Wall Against Subversion
\rw Hampshire, ninth of the original thir-
Irni states, lias proved it is indeed the
''Granite Statr" insofar as Communisl penetration i- concerned. State legislators approved
i 142,500 appropriation tn enable the attorney
general 'to continue his investigation into subversive activities.
Against "Parrot" Teaching
From Anchorage, Uaska, comes word from
Utorney John E. Manders:
""I have been a firm believer For many years
that a full year, preferably thr senior year i"
high school or freshman year in college.
should he devoted tu a studj uf thr Constitution of ihr United States, together with th'1
Hill of Rights. Ami hy thi- I mean nut thai
type of teaching which permits students W
become parrots so that thej can repeat tl"'
Constitution and thr liill of Rights word for
word, hut that there hr instilled into them the
'meaning' of thr Constitution, why it w.r
brought about, what its purposes are, what it
has accomplished, and why it is the greatest
document of thr present age and why it is t
civil bible of a free people and nexl in importance io thr Bonk itself. Tu me it would mean
very little if anyone could repeat word lot
word the Constitution and Bill nf Rights it
they wen- withoul an understanding of what
Get the Pro-American Show on the Road
Many Facts Forum \>ns readers will be
vacationing thi- month and perhaps would
like to act upon the following plan submitted
hy \ii-tin Mosher nf Watseka, III.:
"Some twenty-five million Americans wiH
he "on wheels1 traveling in every direction
throughout tin- nation on vacations. In tw
wrrk- ihr average vacationer will eal foiiy-tw"
meals in that many different restaurants and
roadside stands; hr will buy gas and hav«
hi- car serviced at a dozen stations; hr will
stay in motels or tourist ramps a dozen
nights; he will meet and talk to scores "'
"II readers ol Facts Forum News and [the'
radio audience will take with them on thei'
vacations a hundred piece- of literature an-1
hand I them I out tn people in eating place*
resorts, etc. thej ran serve a- an army °
ouners ami blankel thr nation From
nast with pro- Vmerican literature.
"...Get the show on the road!"
(ON IIII-; ALERT Keep Ibis rolin""
informed of patriotic activities in y"11'
area by writing "Headers Report,*1 Fa**1"
Forum, Dallas I, Texas.)