International: Toward the Super-State

Another young (40) Minnesota Republican supplied specifics where Stassen had dealt in generalities. U.S. Senator Joseph Hurst Ball, an internationalist from way back, came out for a superstate and told how to get one. The atomic bomb, he thought, left no alternative. In any sensible system, said Ball:

"We would have government on a world level, and the U.S. national government, like those of all other nations, would, in the field of war and preparations for war, be inferior to and subject to the United Nations. . . . Are we going to be...

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