Calvin Coolidge Says, October 20, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 20, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Anybody with any experience in public life can see that the next session of every legislative body in the country, from the Congress down, will be deluged with all kinds of proposed nostrums for preventing depressions in industry and agriculture with resulting unemployment. Already […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, November 11, 1930

January 26, 2021

Date: November 11, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge praises Democrats for declaring that they will not obstruct legislation but criticizes the way Congress has been acting. (Original document available here) The declaration of seven Democratic leaders that they do not propose to engage in obstruction is an encouraging feature in national politics. It has […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, January 16, 1931

January 7, 2021

Date: January 16, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) It is perfectly apparent that the country does not believe in any kind of dole nor any provision for outdoor relief by the national government. If any member of Congress wishes to propose such a measure, that is his right and it should be […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 4, 1930

January 4, 2021

Date: July 4, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) After a session of about fifteen months the Congress has finally adjourned. It will be subjected to considerable criticism which will be largely useless. With the direct primaries in most states and the popular election of Senators, the present perversion of legislation is unavoidable. […]

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