May 13, 1921 (13th Parliament, 5th Session)

UNION

Arthur Meighen (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Unionist

Mr. MEIGHEN:

That interjection comes from opposite, and the man who says it speaks the truth. I wonder if hon. gentlemen really think that there is any single human being in this country who does not understand the game they are trying to play? Does any hon. gentleman think that any one is so dull that he cannot see the whole process of hocus-pocusing that is going on? Does any one believe that the farmers of Western Canada, who felt that they were deceived in 1896 by promises that never were fulfilled, and who as a ponsequenee commenced the organization which to-day supports hon. gentlemen diagonally across the way,-does any one imagine that they do not understand what is doing at this time? Does any one think for a minute that they are going to be deceived by this amendment put up in

Topic:   THE BUDGET
Subtopic:   DEBATE CONTINUED ON THE ANNUAL STATEMENT PRESENTED BY THE MINISTER OP FINANCE.
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