- in the American private, competitive enterprise system.
- that the Constitution is the basic law of the land. Long established interpretations should be changed only through constitutional amendment.
- in government of law, rather than of men, and in a Congress that limits discretionary powers of the executive branch and regulatory agencies.
- that property rights are among human rights essential to the preservation of freedom.
- that government should provide only minimum aid and control.
- that each person should be rewarded according to productive contributions to society.
- that government should stimulate, not discourage, individual initiative.
- that the search for progress should be encouraged through opportunity--rather than hindered by illusions of security.
- that monopoly--whether by government, industry, labor or agriculture--is dangerous.
- that government should operate impartially in the interests of all.
- that propagandizing by government is dangerous to self-government.
- that voluntary cooperation is a part of the American system and is the "Farm Bureau way."
In Farm Bureau We Believe . . .