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    The whole notion of loyalty inquisitions is a national characteristic of the police state, not of democracy.

    —  Adlai Stevenson

  • system updated 1 ano, 2 meses atrás

    The whole notion of loyalty inquisitions is a national characteristic of the police state, not of democracy.

    —  Adlai Stevenson

    Voicing opposition to the McCarran Internal Security Act of 1950
    Contexto: The whole notion of loyalty inquisitions is a national characteristic of the police state, not of democracy. The history of Soviet Russia is a modern example of this ancient practice. I must, in good conscience, protest against any unnecessary suppression of our rights as free men. We must not burn down the house to kill the rats.

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