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Cry Wolf Quotes

We have laws that in a crisis we find are no laws and we have enforcement that when the hour of trial comes we find is no enforcement.

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Rabbi Stephen Wise, 1911
04/01/1911 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws

Many owners will be so financially embarrassed by the great expenditure made necessary thereby that great numbers of buildings would be forced into foreclosure or otherwise sacrificed.

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The Realty League inveighs against the Factory Investigating Commission fire regulations.
03/19/1913 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws

You must relieve [New York's] real estate from the terrible yolk of oppression which has been throttling it for some years past…

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Charles F. Noyes, president of the Charles F. Noyes (Realty) Company, on the Factory Investigating Commission ’s new laws.
06/21/1914 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws

They pay absolutely no attention to the fire hazard or to the protection of the employees in these buildings. That is their last consideration.

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Retired New York City Fire Chief Edward F. Croker, 1913
01/01/1913 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws

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