Calvin Coolidge Says, October 27, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 27, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The conditions in many parts of the world ought to have a very sobering effect on the people of the United States. There are dictators in Spain, Poland and Italy. Chronic revolution has devastated China. Russia is prostrate. India is filled with unrest. Australia […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, June 19, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 19, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) As the income and earning power of the people decline, due to depression, governmental debts and expenses become a real problem. We have been going through an era when nearly all the public debts except those of the national government have been increasing. The […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 30, 1930

January 7, 2021

Date: July 30, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) In Canada the Liberal party has lost control of the government in the recent election, and the Conservative party will have a clear working majority in the incoming parliament. Two elements contributed to this result. The first was business depression, which usually works against the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 11, 1930

December 31, 2020

Date: July 11, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Some foreign nations seem alarmed at our increases of duties on imports. Such alarm is not justified. On the whole, the increases are moderate and generally intended only to equalize the difference between foreign and domestic costs of production. It ought to be remembered that […]

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