|I believe that the Government, without becoming a prying bureaucracy, can act as a check or counterbalance to this oligarchy so as to secure the chance to work and the safety of savings to men and women, rather than safety of exploitation to the exploiter, safety of manipulation to the financial manipulators, safety of unlicensed power to those who would speculate to the bitter end with the welfare and property of other people. >>more...>>
Title: Campaign Address at Columbus, Ohio
Author: Roosevelt, Franklin D.
Date: August 20, 1932
Publisher: Works of Franklin D. Roosevelt
- Campaign Addresses
- Economic Policy
Notes: Reprinted in The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vol. 1, 1928-32, (New York City: Random House, 1938), p. 624.