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It is easy to talk about tax simplification, and we all know it is very difficult to accomplish; but for the last three Congresses, I have offered a tax simplification bill that would include a paid-for repeal of alternative minimum tax.


Richard Neal


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As for the promotion of peace congresses we have had our meetings and assemblies, but the promotion through them of the determined and effective will to peace displaying itself in action and policy remains to be achieved.


Lester B. Pearson


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Peace congresses often start by dealing with some of the less important questions in excessive detail, so at the end there is no time to discuss the most important problems.


Fredrik Bajer


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The aspect of congresses and such meetings generally to which I attach the greatest importance is the discussion. That is why people assemble: to hear different opinions, rather than to pass resolutions.


Fredrik Bajer


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There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses: the meetings waste time.


Fredrik Bajer


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Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before. That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat.


Jim Costa


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From 1918 on, trade unionists were to express from the platforms of their congresses the workers' desire for peace through a rational organization of the world.


Leon Jouhaux


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The nation is faced with one of the most corporate-orientated anti-consumer Congresses in our history.


Ralph Nader


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And the annual meetings of the League's Assembly are in effect official peace congresses binding on the participating states to an extent that most statesmen a quarter of a century ago would have regarded as utopian.


Hjalmar Branting


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