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Quote of the Week

(A domestic allotment plan for permanent acreage reduction) might work,

“if we are really going the route of state socialism. And I am very much inclined to think that we really are going that route.”

That was Secretary of Agriculture Henry Wallace in 1933. There is much more exciting stuff to learn by reading a little history of agriculture. That quote comes from p.138 of William Rowley’s M.L. Wilson and the Campaign for the Domestic Allotment.

One Response to “Quote of the Week”

  1. Harry says:

    The genesis of the expression “Farming the government.”

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