Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 12, 1973 · Page 17
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Lawmaker: Corrupt Politics Figure in Prices folesbujr^ Tuesday, June 12, tffiffij 17 rr _ --uiiii i- i iiriiriiiMriiiiiiniiraiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiBM^^^ijjjsji By MlCSIAiEL J. 00NLON WASHINGTON (UPI) - The nigh prices consumers pay for everything from food to fabric wawungton Window have been blamed on almost everything but corrupt politics. Now comes Rep. Benjamin S. Rosenthal, D-N.Y., a politician ,ttiarketirig himself, who's willing to add" the political system to the list of villains, Specifically, he wants to indict campaign contributions which, in his view, are often little more than legalized bribes. Or, as he told UPI: "The archaic, inefficient food system and Its legislative underpinnings are the villain, but what supports that villain is the other villain of the nefarious political contribution opportunities that exist here In the United States,. Prices Affected "For example, all of this Is developing in the Watergate FREE! TWO 5-Piece Place Settings Beautiful Danish Design Stainless Every time you make one ot the deposits listed below you are entitled to purchase one 5-plece place setting for only $3 or an accessory unit at a similar low price. With your first and eighth deposits you get the place setting free. Here's how you do it: Open a Regular Savings account, $25 or more. Open a Golden Passbook account, $100 or more. Purchase a Certificate of Deposit, $100 or more. Add $25 or more to your Regular Savings account. Add $100 or more to your Golden Passbook account. Open a new Checking account, $100 or more. First National First Galesburg National Bank & Trust / Established 1863 / Member F.D.I.C. scandal, In the Senate hearings and whatever flows residually from the Watergate Incident, tout large contributions were made to the Nixon campaign that affected the price consumers pay for things. "FOP example, the McDonald's hamburger chain, at least the president of McDonald's, gave $255,000 to the Nixon campatp. That affected, t think, a Price Commission decision that increased by 4 cents their quarter pound hamburger —that frankly Isn't a quarter of a pound when it's delivered." Rosenthal also claimed the milk industry gave $320,000 to the Nixon re-election effort and won a 2-cent per quart hike in the price of milk; and that $94,000 in contributions from carpet manufacturers "delayed for years the flammability regulations that the Department of Commerce was supposed to implement In support of a law that we passed five years ago." "These kind of nefarious contributions certainly don't help the farmer or the producer, and certainly hurt the consumer. The political system where government decisions are for sale to the highest factors to the whole inefficiency —and that's a soft wwd —fo the whole inefficiency of our marketing system," he. added. Added Impetus The result, Rosenthal said, is that the time may have arrived for a congressional push for public financing of political campaigns. "All these years people like myself have been suggesting that we have to eliminate the private financing of campaigns so that people who aren't rich or of considerable financial means can get into the scene," said Rosenthal. "That never made much of an Impression of the American people. "But now we have this added impetus that they see governmental decisions and governmental policy was affected by campaign contributions and I think the public is now right and ready —certainly as I suspect a substantial number of congressmen are —to have public financing and public funding of presidential and hopefully national congressional campaigns," he said. Warm ocean currents keep much of Norway's climate mild, despite ^titudes equal to Alaska's. The temperature in Oslo seldom drops below 10 degrees "7Sth" Year Sine* 1898" NOW Union Optical Co.. 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