The Trial of Scott Nearing and the American Socialist Society: Presiding Judge--Julius M. Mayer; Attorneys:--for the Government, Earl B. Barnes; for the Defense, Seymour Stedman, S. John Block, Walter Nelles , I. M. Sackin, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, New York City, February 5th to 19th, 1919
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Page 210 - You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.
Page 16 - States in any manner or for any purpose, and one or more of such parties do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, each of the parties to such conspiracy shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.
Page 64 - The masters of the government of the United States are the combined capitalists and manufacturers of the United States.
Page 16 - States is at war, shall willfully cause or attempt to cause insubordination, disloyalty, mutiny, or refusal of duty, in the military or naval forces of the United States, or shall willfully obstruct the recruiting or enlistment service of the United States...
Page 148 - ... whenever the ends of Government are perverted, and public liberty manifestly endangered, and all other means of redress are ineffectual, the people may and of right ought to reform the old or establish a new Government. The doctrine of non-resistance against arbitrary power and oppression is absurd, slavish and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind.
Page 64 - Suppose you go to Washington and try to get at your government. You will always find that while you are politely listened to, the men really consulted are the men who have the biggest stake, — the big bankers, the big manufacturers, the big masters of commerce, the heads of railroad corporations and of steamship corporations.
Page 95 - We have forgotten the very principle of our origin, if we have forgotten how to object, how to resist, how to agitate, how to pull down and build up, even to the extent of revolutionary practices, if it be necessary to readjust matters.
Page 117 - Continuous, active, and public opposition to the war, through demonstrations, mass petitions, and all other means within our power.
Page 64 - ... records of Congress; it is written all through the history of conferences at the White House; that the suggestions of economic policy in this country have come from one source, not from many sources. The benevolent guardians, the kind-hearted trustees who have taken the...