National Affairs: Farm Bill

It was fearfully mixed up with politics but two things became apparent: 1) the President was against it; 2) the Senate was for it.

It was a bill by Senator Charles Linza McNary of Oregon designed to meet the objections of President Coolidge and at the same time retain the favor of citizens who think that a thing called the Equalization Fee spells emancipation for Honest John Farmer. Just exactly what Honest John Farmer thinks about it is hard to tell, because he raises such a variety of crops with such various success that his attitude toward national farm relief legislation varies...

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