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The Present Assault Upon Capital

Posted by | January 8th, 2010

“The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but the stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich; a war constantly growing in intensity and bitterness.”

– Justice Stephen Field (Pollock v. Farmers Loan and Trust Co. (Income Tax Case-1895)

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