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Elihu Root

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A Few Simple Words about Simplifying the Internal Revenue Code

One of the first proponents of simplification was Senator Elihu Root of New York, who served in the early 20th century. Mr. Root's whimsical comment on the 1913 tax act, the introduction of our modern system: “I guess you will have to go to jail. If ...

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The ugly fight over Louis Brandeis' Supreme Court nomination

Constitution Daily (blog)
Among the Republicans who opposed his nomination were Taft, Henry Cabot Lodge and Elihu Root. Taft called the Brandeis nomination “an evil and a disgrace.” Six former presidents of the American Bar Association also opposed Brandeis. In response to ...

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Meriden's own Orville H. Platt helped define US-Cuba relations

Meriden Record-Journal
Platt's influence helped win passage for the amendment, which was drafted largely by then-Secretary of War Elihu Root, according to the U.S. State Department's Office of the Historian. It laid down eight conditions to which the Cuban Government had to ...

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Daniel Tragerman's mother, other Israelis testify to UN's Gaza inquiry

The Times of Israel
Elihu D. Stone, an Israel-based lawyer, wrote in a Times of Israel blog post last week that boycotting the commission would only add to the “lop-sidedness” of the commission in favor of the Palestinians. “Unless the Commission is presented with ...

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