Dr. Milton S. Eisenhower was a member of the National Council in 1952.
OFFICIALS HAIL AND GREET
Secretary of Stale John Foster Dulles.
in ihe fall of 1952. sent a congratulatory
telegram to the Atlantic Union Congress
meeting in Buffalo. Mr. Dulles praised
the idea of Atlantic Union, but suggested that NATO he used as the basis
for fashioning the contemplated international state.
In December, 1951. Presidenl I i-in-
liower senl greetings in an Atlantic
I nion meeting, stating lhal his interest
Was official eis well as personal am! thai
am cess was certainly worth maximum
Obviously, there is great power and
prestige behind Ihe drive toward Atlantic I nion. We cannot dismiss the propositi, in lightly.
Socialists. Hence, the government of Atlantic I nion would, inevitably, be a
Atlantic I nion woulel place the defense, foreign poliev. etnd atomic energy
program in the lianels ol Socialists who
have a long record of affinity for deals.
appeasement and sellouts to lhe Kremlin.
Atlantic Union would control our foreign trade' etnd our currency—that is.
our whole economy.
Atlantic I nion woulel e'stetblish common citizenship and control all immigration. The Communists of all the
NATO countries would have free access
lo America. And if there weren't enough
Communists in thc Atlantic 1 nion countries lo accomplish lhe complete destruction of a free America, more could he
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At left, tanks and guns from the U.S. were lined up on flat cars along a wharf at Istanbul. The military equipment was part of American aid to Turkey intended to build up that
country's defenses. At right, American tanks for Russians arrived at Murmansk under Lend-
\\ hiil would our membership in Atlantic Union do io American independence?
It would as the Atlantic I nion people
[hemselves admit, eliminate America's
""dependence. That's the purpose of
testifying before the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee in 1950. the president of Atlantic Union ('ommittee—
former Supreme Court Justice Owen J.
Roberts admitted thai in joining Atlantic Union, lhe United Slates govern-
"lent would have lo surrender ils rights
;i'i'l powers lo coin money, lo levy taxes
*nd teniffs. io regulate immigration, to
''"a.I citizenship laws, to declare weir.
""I to maintain standing armies.
These powers would be exercised bv
'parliament elected by the people of the
'nited Stales. Great Britain, Canada,
leuiec. ih,- Netherlands, Belgium, ami
Luxembourg plus other countries such
a" West Germany, Italy, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden, which might he admitted in lhe fulure.
'"'ail Britain is ei Socialist country.
'aiic,' is aboul half Soeieilist, half Com-
SJUnist. Belgium is et Socialist country.
'.'"' Netherlands is a Soeieilist country,
"orwaj and lieiK should they he admitted are' Socialist countries. In
''""'. in Atlantic Union lhe strong anil
'''licsisc political folic woulel he the
The people of lhe United Slales would
be' taxed bv Atlantic I nion. in accordance with laws drafted bv Marxist internationalists. Is there anv doubl lhat
our taxes would be- determined according to the Marxist formula, "From each
according lo his ability; lo each according to his need"? Just how well would
American taxpayers fare at the hands
of the representatives of bankrupt Socialist countries of Europe? For years
European Socialists have been financing llieir public doles wilh American
foreign aid. They are desperately afraid
that penny-pinching Americans might
some day lire of keeping them up. If the
Socialists of Europe could get us in-
volvi'd in a governmenl wilh them, they
could make us finance their folly eiml
our own desl nut ion.
Did nol the British Socialist, John
Strachey, say thai the Socialisl state
eventually becomes the Communist state
—''as every Socieilisl knows'/
Diel nol ihe British Socieilisl. George
Bernard Shaw, sav thai socialism eventually means forced labor, with death as
Diel nol the British Seeeieilisi. George
Orwell, portray in his book. /''.','/.
exact!) wheel sei.iellislll lllcelll- ill ils lllti-
ni.iic destruction of human freedom eiml
privacy of thought?
Did not Joseph Stalin call for the
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establishment of lhe Socialist state as
"lln- firsl stage eif communism"? And
do nol official Communist directives
look for lhe establishment of federations
e.l' Sen ieilisl sleile's ei- ei means ol bringing on I he- filial world union of Soviet
Many advocates of Atlantic 1 nion
claim lhal they eire' nol Socialists and
el., nut waul a Socialist or Communist
Ifow. then, can they blind themselves
lo lhe facl lhat lhe surrender of American sovereignty le) an Atlantic Union
governmenl or any other supergovern-
menl would mean lhe final triumph of
sen ieili-ni einel tyranny in lhe world?
SOCIALIST SHADOW LENGTHENS
'lhe black shadow of totalitarian
slavery which is cast by lhe Kremlin
eunl which is inching ils wetv over thc
entire earth i- et Sn ialisl shadow. The
Soviet governmenl is a Socialisl govcrn-
Nowhere on earth is there any strong
resistance lo the cancer-like spread of
socialism excepl in America, where
our massive strength rests on our free
institutions, our strong tradition of individualism ami persona] freedom, and
our slill comparatively free economy.
Advocates of Atlantic Union claim
lhal onlv our governmenl would sur-
render sovereignty thai we the people
would give up none. We woulel merely
transfer our allegiance from lhe national
governmenl to an international govern-
Representation in lhe proposed Atlantic I nion woulel I..- based on population
which means thai we- Americans
would be outnumbered approximately
Iwo ie. one. V .■ would hi' hound bj the
decisions of Europeans whose' fundamental philosophies of governmenl are
almosl exactly opposite from ours.
The American Constitution is lutili on
the basic principle' of limited government. Tin' American Bill of Rights, for
example, docs nol eisk en- require governmenl lo do anything whatever for the
Our Bill of Rights is essentially negative, telling governmenl whal il cannot
ilo. chaining lhe governmenl down lo
prevent il from invading lhe God-given
rights of men.
This concept ..I limited governmenl is
uniquely American, ll exists in no other
nation on earth, eunl il is the primary
reason for the enormous growth and
development ol \merica.
LUCK—JUST PURE LUCK
New Deal Socialists, internationalists,
and totalitarian liberals ..I the twentieth
century have somehow fobbed off on
ihe \ mil i. .in people lhe idea lhat America's greal prosperity resulted from
some peculiar gifl of nature. The typical
internationalist poinl of view is lhal
Vmf.iii i has enjoyed greal prosperity
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