Wayne L. Morse

(Wayne Lyman Morse)

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… a puppet of the reactionaries Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
Ever since 1954, when the United States did not sign the Geneva accords but instead started down the road of unilateral military action in South Vietnam, we have become a provocateur of military conflict in Southeast Asia and marched in the opposite direction from fulfilling our obligations under the United Nations Charter. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
If the gentlemen from the South really want to take such action, let them propose a constitutional amendment that will deny to the colored people of the country equality of rights under the Constitution, and see how far they will get with the American people. Equality & Equal Opportunity
It makes no difference who says that our objective is peace, even if he be the President of the United States. Our actions speak louder than words, and our actions in Asia today are the actions of warmaking. War & Peace
The liberal, emphasizing the civil and property rights of the individual, insists that the individual must remain so supreme as to make the state his servant. Liberals & Conservatives
The power to make war is vested in Congress and not in the President. Congress has no constitutional authority to grant such authority to the president. War & Peace
The secret of atomic energy does not belong to America … it belongs to al mankind. Energy ;Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy
We are pursuing neither law nor peace in Southeast Asia. We are not even pursuing freedom. Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs