Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, and Labor Appropriation Bill for 1934, Hearings Before the Subcommittee of ... , 72-2 on H.R. 14363

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Page 64 - Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.
Page 65 - We have to choose, and for my part I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the Government should play an ignoble part.
Page 25 - Agency; and such other expenses as may be authorized by the Secretary of State.
Page 69 - STATEMENT OF HON. MORRIS SHEPPARD, A UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM THE STATE OF TEXAS Senator SHEPPARD. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen...
Page 26 - The foregoing estimate of appropriation is required to meet a contingency which has arisen since the transmission of the Budget for the fiscal year 1942, and approval is recommended.
Page 25 - SIR : I have the honor to transmit herewith for the consideration of Congress draft of a proposed provision, pertaining to an existing appropriation for the...
Page 104 - I consider him inch for inch and pound for pound, the gamest fish that swims.
Page 69 - Carolina, where he posed as a tourist, he visited defendant's home near Canton, on Sunday, July 13, 1930, accompanied by three residents of the county who knew the defendant well. He was introduced as a resident of Charlotte who was stopping for a time at Clyde. The witness ascertained that defendant was a veteran of the World War and a former member of the...
Page 65 - For those who agree with me, no distinction can be taken between the Government as prosecutor and the Government as judge. If the existing code does not permit district attorneys to have a hand in such dirty business it does not permit the judge to allow such tmquiiTes to
Page 65 - It is desirable that criminals should be detected, and to that end that all available evidence should be used. It also is desirable that the Government should not itself foster and pay for other crimes, when they are the means by which the evidence is to be obtained.

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