Nomination of John J. Carson to be a Member of the Federal Trade Commission: Hearings, Eighty-first Congress, First Session. June 30, July 7, 8, and 12, 1949
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - 268 pages
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Page 151 - ... no sanction shall be imposed or rule or order be issued except upon consideration of the whole record or such portions thereof as may be cited by any party and as supported by and in accordance with the reliable, probative, and substantial evidence.
Page 22 - None the less, just as it is wrong to withdraw from the individual and commit to the community at large what private enterprise and industry can accomplish, so, too, it is an injustice, a grave evil and a disturbance of right order for a larger and higher organization to arrogate to itself functions which can be performed efficiently by smaller and lower bodies.
Page 22 - Of its very nature the true aim of all social activity should be to help individual members of the social body, but never to destroy or absorb them.
Page 201 - Not more than three Commissioners may be members of the same political party (19 USC 1330).
Page 201 - Not more than three of the commissioners shall be members of the same political party.
Page 22 - It will thus carry out with greater freedom, power and success the tasks belonging to it, because it alone can effectively accomplish these, directing, watching, stimulating and restraining, as circumstances suggest or necessity demands.
Page 120 - Principles, seeks, in complete independence and by its own methods, to substitute for the profitmaking regime a co-operative system organised in the interests of the whole community and based upon mutual self-help.
Page 236 - No great stretch of the imagination is required to foresee that if nothing is done to check the growth in concentration, either the giant corporations will ultimately take over the country, or the government will be impelled to step in and impose some form of direct regulation in the public interest.
Page 24 - But there cannot be question of any perfect cure, except this opposition be done away with, and well-ordered members of the social body come into being anew, vocational groups namely, binding men together not according to the position they occupy in the labor market, but according to the diverse functions which they exercise in society.