Calvin Coolidge Says, June 16, 1931

January 7, 2021

Date: June 16, 1931 Location: Marion, OH (Original document available here) An ambitious proposal is being made for adopting a ten-year plan for operating this country. Suggestions for improvement are always welcome. But we should not let words supplant ideas. We have the most complete plans already that any nation ever possessed. A system of transportation […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 15, 1931

December 31, 2020

Date: April 15, 1931 Location: Boston, MA (Original document available here) The use of fact-finding commissions is again being criticized. About twenty-five years ago agitation caused the Congress to prohibit spending public money for such purpose. Recently the subject has returned. Some people are born with a complete set of ready-made opinions. Facts do not affect […]

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