The Power of the Moral Law

March 2, 2021

Title: The Power of the Moral Law Date: October 11, 1921 Location: Springfield, MA (Original document available here) Civilization is always on trial. Sometimes it seems to succeed. Sometimes it seems to fail. There are those who see in the unfolding of human history the carrying out of a divine plan–the march of an inspired progress. There are […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, October 16, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 16, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) We would save ourselves from a great deal of discouragement and impatience if we had a better historical perspective. As a part of the celebration of the tercentenary in Massachusetts, much has been published in word and picture to show how people lived in […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 9, 1930

January 20, 2021

Date: July 9, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Following the abrupt decline at the end of the War of 1812 came a secondary decline of prices and wages that lasted until about 1834, It was complicated by a bad banking and currency system. A similar secondary reaction began in the early ‘70s […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 22, 1930

December 14, 2020

Date: August 22, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Few people not intimately connected with the clergy realize the additional burdens which are imposed upon that devoted profession by business depression. Being the natural repository for the troubles of the unfortunate, which strain their strength and resources for relief in ordinary times, any […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 7, 1930

December 10, 2020

Date: August 7, 1930 Location: Plymouth, VT (Original document available here) The successful flight of the R-100 again challenges our progress in aviation. Notwithstanding our original discoveries, our efforts to build military planes during the war were feverish but, owing perhaps to the limited time, were not highly successful. These experiments, however, did produce plant […]

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