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Prout Forced to Resign

purely to combating Communism in this country, but I find that the American Concentration, Inc., is a fantastic organization with a ridiculous program which, were it considered seriously, could be described as ‘imperialistic,’ ‘super-nationalistic’ and ‘Fascistic.’ I believe in American principles.

“I am distressed that my brief association with those who control the American Concentration, Inc., has been construed as anti-Semitic. I am in no way anti-Semitic, and in fairness to those who control the American Concentration, Inc., I am bound, in good faith, to say that I believe they are not anti-Semitic either. In fact, a Jew was one of the original incorporators of American Concentration, Inc., and several Jews are members.

“So far as I have been able to learn, there is nothing anti-Semitic about American Concentration, Inc., so my decision was based wholly on other reasons.”

“I have completed my inquiry into the association of my confidential clerk, John T. Prout, with American Concentration, Inc.,” Comptroller McGoldrick declared.

“I have found it to be a ridiculous organization formed to promote Fascism, and that it has a fantastic scheme to abolish parliamentary government in this country and take over the entire Western Hemisphere. It is too absurd to be taken seriously. Major Prout has informed me that upon learning the facts about the association he has declined to have anything to do with it, and I think his decision was very wise. I am happy to say that my investigators found nothing anti-Semitic about the association; it appears to be merely a ridiculous organization.”

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