John Griffin Carlisle - Quotes

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It is entirely undemocratic to continue these burdens on the people for years and years after the requirements of protection have been met and the representatives of these industries have become incrusted with wealth. ---->>>

After we have calmly stood by and allowed monopolies to grow fat, we should not be asked to make them bloated. ---->>>

In the broad and sweeping sense which the use of the term generally implies, I am not a free-trader. ---->>>

The rest is a mere matter of detail, to be settled with judgment, discretion, and caution. ---->>>

Our enormous surplus revenues are illogical and oppressive. ---->>>


John Griffin Carlisle profile (john-griffin-carlisle.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: September 5, 1834
Die: 07-31, 1910
Occupation: Politician

John Griffin Carlisle (September 5, 1834 – July 31, 1910) was a prominent American politician in the Democratic Party during the last quarter of the 19th century. He served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, from 1883 to 1889 and afterward served as Secretary of the Treasury, from 1893 to 1897, during the Panic of 1893 (wikipedia)