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The "protection" Humbug

The "protection" Humbug image
Parent Issue
Day
23
Month
September
Year
1870
Copyright
Public Domain
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The New York Siar Las a sensible or tiole, showing the folly and DJustioa o protection. Freo trade, it is coüfidttur UI lic the leading 68U8 in tho nes Presidentiu! eketion : To auswer the question " IIow are we fro meet the oational drain it w reduce the customs f Wo answer directly Rcduction of tiirill on soaie urticlcg aiu entire removal 011 others wül revive in dustry, enlivon ooiunit'rce, and givo suf ficieiit piüBperity lo ihe peoplo to insurc tho ptiyment oi all legitimato nationa fspeuses by uieans of direct taxution Our great need to-day is a redootion o the national expenses to the measure o the natipnal moans, and a general in crease oí iiatiooal c-nterprise aud indua try to racfa a standard na fhall enablt every individual lo puy hin proper ït.srt to the tupport of tho governtneut witli out opDwquent sufferiug. This can bt secouiplisiitíd ouly by aduptiug free trade priooiples.

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Michigan Argus