Calvin Coolidge Says, February 18, 1931

December 17, 2020

Date: February 18, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Reducing national debt is more financially sound than reducing taxes. (Original document available here) We still have a small body of thought that considers the national debt has been reduced too fast. It is claimed that the surplus should have been applied to a reduction of taxes. By […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 26, 1930

December 1, 2020

Date: July 26, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) When the country needs a little encouragement it can look at the condition of the Federal Treasury. Since August, 1919, the national debt has been reduced over $10,000,000,000 and now stands at a little over $16,000,000,000. The interest charge has been practically cut in two, […]

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Press Conference, May 20, 1924

September 23, 2020

Date: May 20, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) The immigration bill is being examined by the Department of Labor and the Department of State, to advise me about its workings. That is about all I can say about it at the present time. While that is going on, of course I haven’t […]

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Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill Providing for Adjusted Compensation for War Veterans

September 17, 2020

Title: Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill Providing for Adjusted Compensation for War Veterans Date: May 15, 1924 Location: Washington, DC Context: Coolidge explains to the House his reasoning behind vetoing H.R 7959, which adjusted veteran compensation To the House of Representatives: Herewith is returned, without approval, H.R. 7959, a […]

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