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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 8, September 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 8, September 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
Publisher Facts Forum
Date September 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Transcript -mte "1 dare not undertake to assure you that your liberties and your happiness may nol be lost! . . . liFH tRE! BE CAl TIOl S! ) ou have everything to lose! . . . We live in the only government that ever existed which was framed by the deliberate consultations of the people. Minifies ilo not cluster. That which has happened but once in 6,000 years cannot be expected to happen often. Such a government, once gone,,—might leave a void to be filled for ages with revolution and tumult, riot and despotism.' —Daniel Webster July 4, 1802 "The idea of imposing restrictions on a jree economy to assure freedom of competition is like breaking a man $ leg to male him run faster. —Morris R. Sayre "Against the insidious idles of foreign influence, the 'jealously of a free people ought to he constantly awake; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one oj the most baneful foes of Republican Government. —George Washington "Peace is not made by compromise. It does not grow out of expediency. Peace is not a flower growing in the world's formal garden. It is rather a product of the blacksmith's forge hammered out on the anvil of sacrifice ami suffer ing . . . heated in the fires of devotion to righteousness . . . tempered in the. oil of mercy and goodness . . . fence is a costly thing." "There are things that are deeply and dangerously wrong with America, and thc true patriot is he alio sees them, regrets them, ami tries lo remove them. —From Petlk M vrsh -ill's Sermon "The American Dream" A Man Called Peter Persons submitting quotations which are used in thi- column will receive one- year subscriptions t<» Facts Forum News. If ul ready a subscriber, llu- contributor may designate another person to whom lhe award subscription will he -ent, or he may wish to extend his presenl suh- scription. He sure to list the authors ami sources of all ((notations. Of, by, and for Facts Forum News readers Help Restore, Preserve and Improve From Norman Lombard, president ol the Institute oi Applied Citizenship, 550 Fifth We., New York 36, Y Y.: ""I note your request that readers inform you nl' their anti-Conununisl activities. Wc would appreciate it if you would carry a paragraph suggesting thai your readers write us for a cop} of our folder, 'WHAT YOU CAN DO' to help restore, preserve, and improve our American system. "You will see lhat uc are opposing communism luit arc proceeding along line- somewhat different... in that wc urge intelligent, in- Eormed, ami patriotic Vmericans to gel into politics where, it i- mir thesis, the final engagement in the current phase >>• the ideological war of the individual againsl the power complex will he fought." Wishing for Self-Destruction? A graduate psychologist, Executive Secretary Frances B. Lucas, National Defense, N.S.D. V.R., feels the so-called "Wishing Well" tests jiiven tn children in some schools "undermine the self-con6dence "I Vmerican children" ami a-k-. "Ha- thi- test heen given in YOl I! children '" \ -ample of some oi the "Wishing Well" remark- which children have heen asked tn check a- being among their personal problems: 1. I wish mir family had more money so we didn't have tn go withoul so many things. 2. I wish my vote really counted. .'.. I wish I knew why people -a\ that everyone i- equal when some people have more mone3 than others. 1. I wish my parents did things that would make me fee] more love toward them. 5. I wish someone would help me to see the place nf religion in m\ life. Plaudits to the Press Praiseworthy indeed are newspaper clippings -ent in ii- from readers across tin- country showing patriotic presentations in their local pre--. Vmong papers applauded: the /■.'/ Paso Times ami the Omaha World-Herald fnr their full- pane --p-iiiier' I'm- \merican-: " t he Manchester ' V. //.) I nion Leader for it- full-page reproduction nf ihe Declaration nf Independence, and the Veto Bedford (Mass.) Standard-Times for it- rotogravure feature. "Fighl fnr the Union." O'er the Home of the Brave In the Cleveland, Oh in. public square, the Vmerican flag nnw Hie- at a higher level than the I nited Nation- flag due to the efforts nf John G. Collister. In a -nit filed a year ago, Collister charged that, contrarj tn federal law. I \ flags were being flown at the Bame height a- Vmerican flags in the public square. He described thi- action a- an attack that weakens ihe sovereignty nf tin' government of the I nited States. I he matter wasn't settled until recentl) when the iudge. attorneys, ami a courtroom audience including a group of patriotic women had walked two-thirds nf a mile in 92-degree heal to the square and had argued the matter at length while looking up at the fluttering ban- ners. Mayor Vnthonj Celebrezze settled the issue hy ordering that Vmerican flagpoles in the square be raised forty inches so there would he no doubl hut thai Old Glory topped all other flags flying nearby. So Proudly Hailed Meanwhile in New [lamp-hire. Veterans of Foreign War- (Manchester * lentral Posl No. 4424) have passed a resolution a>kini: the state legislature to proclaim June II of each year as Flag Day and tn make it a legal holida) in New Hampshire. It i- the hope of the \ I'W posl thai -inh action would result in a fuller observance nf Flag l)a\ wiih al! citizens joining veterans, civic, and patriotic organizations in paying respeel to the American flag. Patriotism Stems from Grass Roots llnw grass roots ideas can grow In national proportions i- exemplified bj a move in (.rami Rapids, Michigan, in encourage w idespread appreciation of lhe Constitution ul ihe I nited States through an essay contest. Thousands nl young Vmericans throughout the country nnw Incus their attention on ill'1 Constitution through the essay competition sponsored h\ ihe National Vssociation of Real Estate Boards. The idea born in Michigan baa grown tn include more participating schools and -Indent- each year. Lasl year more than 1. Itil) essays were entered. The national winner was Vnn Turner, honor student ai Thomas Jefferson High School, Richmond, Virginia. Her winning essay, "What tl"' liill ••{ Rights Mean- t<> Me," opens: "I am the Hill of Rights. I represent .America. I dwell in her churches, her courts, her new* papers. I protect her people. Long ago mj wa) was paved, mv destin) established. I hold tl"' rights ol all Vmericans. I am their watchword) their beliefs, their stronghold. Sn long a- 1 ma] ring the words of freedom. 1 am lhe ha-i- 01 their lives, and in me rests the law of a nation.' Your Thanks — Our Spurs (ommenta like the follow ing -pur thi- col" umn's efforts: Mrs. II. \. Gnade uf Vckley, Iowa, writes, "I want tn address thi- portion nf mv letter ''' Header- Report' '"On the Uert' column ol /■ acts Fm 'im \ ews i. Thi- column he a sort of gat herin American.*1 appears i° tion for thing* Operation Dies' Appendix Neil E. Wetterman, president of The Protec' Vmerica League, Inc.. -end- this information' "Planning tn reproduce the long Bough) alt''1 Martin Hie-' Vppendix IV Thi- i- a nonprofil projeel in which sufficient finances will '"' raised h> advance subscription for the sevec volume -et. We leel it will emiliihulc much I'1 those whn are giving uf their time to preserv* our Vmerican wa) nf life as Bel forth in-oitf Constitution and the Declaration nf Iruh" pendence.' Foi further information, contact the Leagu* at Box 8, <>akle\ Station, Cincinnati 9. "hi'1 (ON 1111. VLERT—Keep this colum* informed uf patriotic activities in you* area hy writing "Readers Report," Factf Forum, Dallas I, Texas.)
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