Nominations--Federal Communications Commission: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, First Session, on Nominations of Mark S. Fowler, to be Chairman, and Mary Ann Weyforth Dawson, to be a Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission, May 1 and May 21, 1981
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Página 25 - Congress to promote, encourage, and develop water transportation, service, and facilities in connection with the commerce of the United States, and to foster and preserve in full vigor both rail and water transportation.
Página 66 - We have seen more than once that the public welfare may call upon the best citizens for their lives. It would be strange if it could not call upon those who already sap the strength of the State, for these lesser sacrifices, often not felt to be such by those concerned, in order to prevent our being swamped with incompetence.
Página 10 - ... directly or indirectly of the prior right to all of the water reasonably required to adequately supply the beneficial needs of the watershed, area, or any of the inhabitants or property owners therein.
Página 11 - The public is entitled to the benefit of the most economical and efficient means of transportation by any instrumentalities of transportation which may be suited to such purpose, and no legislation should be enacted which has for its purpose the stifling of any legitimate form of transportation. The supreme lest must always be the interest of the public.
Página 65 - the study of agencies under social control that may improve or impair the racial qualities of future generations, either physically or mentally.
Página 21 - There can be but one action for the recovery of any debt, or the enforcement of any right, secured by mortgage upon real estate or personal property ; which action must be in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
Página 66 - It is better for all the world, if instead of waiting to execute degenerate offspring for crime, or to let them starve for their imbecility, society can prevent those who are manifestly unfit from continuing their kind. Three generations of imbeciles are enough.
Página 15 - We see no reason why the rate-making rule should not say in plain English that railroads are entitled to make a reasonable profit based upon costs of efficient operation and that they are not entitled to earnings merely to preserve present structures if overcapitalized. III. The railroads should do much that they have not done to improve their condition without any government help at all.