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John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. (July 4, 1872January 5, 1933) was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929).

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The things I never say never get me into trouble -- Calvin Coolidge
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Calvin Coolidge "A Govt which lays taxes on the ppl not required by urgent public necessity. is
In real history, Woodrow Wilson was a bum. Calvin Coolidge was a Hero. Who would even know by the standards of our Histor…
There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means. -- Calvin Coolidge.
"No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave."- Calvin Coolidge,30th U.S. president
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. ~ Calvin Coolidge
"New arrivals should be limited to our capacity to absorb them into the ranks of good citizenship." . Calvin Coolidge .
Calvin Coolidge wise man, he took a nap everyday for hours, it is said it drove the congress mad. DC needs more naps.
" Nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent" Calvin Coolidge
they're all probably scared of looking like Calvin Coolidge in an Indian hat. I think he looked quite stylish
States. Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. Calvin Coolidge
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"Oh I forgot to tell you Calvin Coolidge was a good friend of mine"
Watching the Red Sox and reading Amity Shlaes' bio of Calvin Coolidge.
HERE'S TODAY'S RICHMOND REGISTER'S ARTICLE Here are a few interesting "Fourth of July" facts: The Liberty Bell, which was made in England, has not been rung since 1846 for fear of further cracking. It is, however, "tapped" thirteen times each July Fourth in recognition of the thirteen colonies. The American colonies were settled by people of deep religious convictions who crossed the Atlantic to escape religious persecution and to practice their faiths freely. New England, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland were founded for religious reasons. Three of our Presidents died on July Fourth: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, bitter foes, died within hours of each other in 1826; and James Monroe died in 1831. Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4, 1872. The Revolution called for women to engage in household industries and teaching, gave them increased rights to divorce and maintain custody of children, and allowed them to have freer choice in marriage and in the number of children born. Still they were deni ...
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I will be judging on the 10th the Calvin Coolidge student debate contests in Plymouth. Should be great fun. Great post. Would that there were more Coolidges today. What made him effective if he was was his humility a value lost on the nutcases prevailing in his party today.
Editor’s note: Calvin Coolidge delivered this speech on July 5, 1926, at the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, Pa. Fellow Countrymen: We meet to celebrate the birthday of America. That coming of a new life always excites our interest. Although…
TRIVIA~~~Which U.S. President was born on the Fourth of July? Richard Nixon Thomas Jefferson Calvin Coolidge Franklin D. Roosevelt
Calvin Coolidge speech on 150th anniv of Best thing since the Declaration itself on the subject
Calvin Coolidge -- Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still.
"Keep Cool with Coolidge" -- 1924 campaign song. Calvin Coolidge is the only U.S. president born on the 4th of July.
Images of Calvin Coolidge, his wife Grace, and others.
This day from the past for July 5th…186th day of 2014 - 179 remaining… → 1610 - Bristol England - Bristol merchant John Guy sails with brother Phillip and 38 other colonists from Bristol to Newfoundland; appointed governor of first English colony in Newfoundland with instructions to fortify the settlement at Cupids (then known as Cuper's Cove) in Conception Bay, experiment with farming, cut spars and planks, make salt, potash and glass, collect samples of ore and fish and trade in cured fish and train oil. → 1643 - First recorded tornado in US (Essex County, Massachusetts). → 1687 - Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England. → 1801 - David Farragut born, Civil War Union Navy Admiral: *** the torpedoes, full speed ahead.”; dies Aug 14, 1870. → 1810 - P. T. (Phineus Taylor) Barnum born, circus showman; dies Apr 7, 1891; Greatest Show on Earth. → 1811 - Venezuela becomes the first South American country to gain independence from Spain. → 1841 - Thomas Cook arrang . ...
No man ever listened himself out of a job., by Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge on the timeless truths of the Declaration of Independence and the misnamed "Progressives" who...
guys lets not forget its also the birthday of our 30th president, Calvin Coolidge.
Not only is it Independence Day, but it's also Calvin Coolidge's birthday! . Happy Birthday to the US and to Coolidge!!
American President Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) used 2like Vaseline being rubbed on head while he ate breakfast in bed
"It takes a great man to be a good listener.". Calvin Coolidge.
Happy (belated) birthday to former prez Calvin Coolidge
He also shares a birthday with Calvin Coolidge.
Calvin Coolidge was literally the most chill president, he just sat around and smoked while ordering chardonnay and playing with food
Can't let this day pass without noting the birthday of a great president.
“Calvin Coolidge: “The business of America is business.” You can’t love jobs but hate job creators! Take Note
Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont., by Clarence Darrow
Today is Friday, July 4, the 185th day of 2014. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day. Today's Highlight in History: On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia. On this date: In 1802, the United States Military Academy officially opened at West Point, New York. In 1831, the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, died in New York City at age 73. In 1863, the Civil War Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, ended as a Confederate garrison surrendered to Union forces. In 1872, the 30th president of the United States, Calvin Coolidge, was born in Plymouth, Vermont. In 1912, the 48-star American flag, recognizing New Mexico statehood, was adopted. A train wreck near Corning, New York, claimed 39 lives. In 1939, Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees delivered his famous farewell speech in which he called himself "the luckiest man on the face of the earth." In 1942, Irving Berlin's musical review "This I ...
Also, Happy Birthday to Calvin Coolidge, and RIP Thomas Jefferson and John Adams (who both died on the same July 4th). …
I've always been more of a Calvin Coolidge or Millard Fillmore kinda girl tbh
Calvin Coolidge is the only president to have been born on the 4th of July, back in 1872.
Our most effective President ever. Calvin Coolidge. He did so much by purposefully not doing much at all. Jefferson-close 2nd.
Only one was born on the 4th, Calvin Coolidge, nicknamed "Silent Cal"
Weird facts: Calvin Coolidge born on Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and James Monroe all died on that day.
Did you also know: the country’s 30th president, Calvin Coolidge, was born on in 1872.
July 4th Fun Fact: The country's 30th president, Calvin Coolidge, was born on Independence Day in 1872.
"It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones." -Calvin Coolidge(my favorite us president)
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Calvin Coolidge had a Chow. Excellent choice in dogs, Mister President.
Hey, on a more positive note, how about Calvin Coolidge, the best president we've ever had. Also a Republican.
Can we please have another President like Calvin Coolidge?
Priceless and rare 1929 footage of President Calvin Coolidge and wife Grace with both chows Blackberry and a...
I think the American public wants a solemn *** as a President, and I think I'll go along with them.-Calvin Coolidge
Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.-Calvin Coolidge
If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it. Calvin Coolidge (The 30th US President)
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.". -- Calvin Coolidge, 30th U.S. President
It is a great advantage to a president and a major source of safety to the country for him to know he is not a great man. Calvin Coolidge
Q: Which president was born on the 4th of July?. A: Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president, in 1872.
What do these people have in common? Calvin Coolidge, U.S. President. Herbert Hoover, US President Robert Menzies, the longest-serving Prime Minister of Australia - school at Jeparit, Victoria Joyce Carol Oates, the Pulitzer-prize-winning writer, who attended a one-room schoolhouse in upstate New York Laura Ingalls Wilder, who later dramatised her experiences in one-room schoolhouses as both student and teacher in Little House on the Prairie and other children's novels. Alan Shepard-astronaut who walked on the moon. Every one of them attended a one room school house. None of them were subjected to the common core or ruled over by a mammoth education bureaucracy. They were educated back in the day when superintendent's delivered toilet paper and education supplies riding on a buckboard wagon pulled by a donkey. Thomas Alvin Edison, arguably one of the greatest inventors of all time, was homeschooled. Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President, sporadically attended a one room school house, but was mostly self educate ...
Today on HD 93083 b: As vice president, Calvin Coolidge becomes the 30th President of the United States after the death of Warren G. Harding
Warren G Harding / Calvin Coolidge ticket how could they lose?
"One afternoon a big wolf waited in a dark forest for a little girl to come along carrying a basket of food to her grandmother. Finally a little girl did come along and she was carrying a basket of food. "Are you carrying that basket to your grandmother?" asked the wolf. The little girl said yes, she was. So the wolf asked her where her grandmother lived and the little girl told him and he disappeared into the wood. When the little girl opened the door of her grandmother's house she saw that there was somebody in bed with a nightcap and nightgown on. She had approached no nearer than twenty-five feet from the bed when she saw that it was not her grandmother but the wolf, for even in a nightcap a wolf does not look any more like your grandmother than the Metro-Goldwyn lion looks like Calvin Coolidge. So the little girl took an automatic out of her basket and shot the wolf dead. (Moral: It is not so easy to fool little girls nowadays as it used to be)" - James Thurber
Natural Law: Men do not make laws, they do but discover them. Calvin Coolidge.
WRESTLING COMMUNITY PLEASE SHARE!!! Help bring Middle School Wrestling to Peoria Schools PEORIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER WRESTLING CAMP July 8th, 9th and 10th at Peoria High School Peoria Public Schools is proud to announce Middle School Wrestling for the 2014-15 school year. Middle School students attending Calvin Coolidge, Lincoln, Lindbergh, Mark Bills, Rolling Acres, Von Steuben, Washington, Harrison, Trewyn, Roosevelt and Sterling are eligible to participate in the Fall Wrestling Season for the city of Peoria. Students will compete for their respective schools and complete their season with an All-City Wrestling Championship. In an effort to initiate the transition of the middle school students to the sport of wrestling, District 150 has launched a wrestling camp with some of Peoria Public School's finest wrestling coaches and staff: Jayson Querciagrossa, Head Wrestling Coach at Peoria High Tony Islas, Former Head Wrestling Coach at Knox College Roger Boyer, Asst. Wrestling Coach at Peoria ...
I think I left it in my when I went back to 1924 to watch Calvin Coolidge sign the Indian Citizenship Act. Doh!
Harry Micajah Daugherty was an American politician. A key Ohio Republican political insider, Daugherty is best remembered for his service as Attorney General of the United States under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge. Despite his status as a key political leader of the Ohio Republican Party from the 1880s through the first decade of the 20th Century, Daugherty was himself only briefly a statewide elected politician, serving just two terms in the Ohio General Assembly, working closely during the last two years with Governor William McKinley. Although he sought national office several times, Daugherty was thwarted in his effort to obtain the nomination of his party and was never elected to office again. Daugherty remained an influential figure behind the election of several Congressmen and U.S. Senators. In 1920 he was the campaign manager for Warren G. Harding for President of the United States at the Republican National Convention. Following Harding's successful election Daugherty was nam ...
'The Truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.' Anonymous "There is nothing more expensive then a cheap Insurance policy!" Ques: "How do you feel?" Ans: "With me hands." John Lennon in "A Hard Day's Night." "A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad." - Theodore Roosevelt "Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young." - Theodore Roosevelt “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. - Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), 30th President of the United States "Man plans and God Laughs."-Jack Brookstein (My Grandpa) "Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow"-Hellen Keller. "People are not going to lov ...
the economy took a hard down turn in the 1980s and in 2008, if was because the same economic policies were repeated that caused the Stock Market to crash in 1929. The Great Depression was caused by deregulation and bad tax policies, put in place by three consecutive Republican Presidents. Starting with Warren Harding in 1921, through Calvin Coolidge and then Herbert Hoover, the United States fell into an economic depression. It took President Franklin D. Roosevelt, his New Deal and World War 2 to help get the United States back on track. Roosevelt had to deal with Republican opposition in congress and a new war, but after years in office, was able to get the job done.
"One of the greatest perils to an extensive republic is the disregard of individual rights."- Calvin Coolidge
"There can be no national greatness which does not rest upon the integrity of the people." - Calvin Coolidge
It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.-Calvin Coolidge
"A government which lays taxes on the people not required by urgent public necessity and sound public policy is not a protector of liberty, but an instrument of tyranny. It condemns the citizen to servitude." ~ Calvin Coolidge
Strategy - "Island warfare " not so easy ... The Perils of Island Warfare It’s a lot easier to take an island than it is to hold on to it. By James R. Holmes May 13, 2014 So the Naval Diplomat spent last weekend discussing Asian security with glitterati from our fair Ocean State, the West Coast, and Japan. I hosted them at my cottage off Newport’s Bellevue Avenue and my gracious seaside estate overlooking the Narragansett Bay. Verily, it’s good to number among the Four Hundred. It was a tad jarring, amid such genteel surroundings, that everyone wanted to talk about war in the Pacific. But maybe it shouldn’t be: New Englanders’ fascination with Japan dates to Commodore Matthew Perry’s celebrated voyages to the archipelago in the 1850s. Yep, the good commodore was a Newporter. And of course it was in Newport that naval thinkers gamed out the Pacific War during the 1920s and 1930s. Admiral Chester Nimitz lavished praise on local boys for their foresight. New England may jut into the Atlantic, but ...
Civilization and profits go hand in hand. -- Calvin Coolidge
'Mass demand has been created almost entirely through the development of - Calvin Coolidge
Name one president cooler than Calvin Coolidge. PROTIP: you can't.
"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail." Calvin Coolidge
Just realized it's Calvin Coolidge, not Coolridge, so I'm currently rewriting my speech.
Imagine Poppovich & Belichick on a leadership panel chaired by Calvin Coolidge
You prob won't believe me but if the anecdotes are true Calvin Coolidge was pretty f-ing hilarious...
Even if George W. Bush wasn’t another George Washington, Calvin Coolidge or Ronald Reagan, it should never be forgotten that he was the man who kept Kerry, along with Al Gore, out of the Oval Office. For that alone, his birthday should be a national holiday. (Burt Prelutsky)
I like how Mr. Kelley used a Calvin Coolidge quote. Love Coolidge and FDR quotes so much 📚✏️
I've never been hurt by anything I didn't say. Calvin Coolidge Discreet leaders have control of their tongue carefully choosing their words.
Some folks be Barack Obama on social networks & Calvin Coolidge in person.
"I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.". - Calvin Coolidge
"More people out of work leads to higher unemployment.`". - Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge is the most underrated president in history...simply loved his laissez faire style
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The 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa... Location: Lake Lure, North Carolina The historic inn has been visited by such celebrities as novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald and presidents Calvin Coolidge and Franklin Roosevelt. In the 1940s it was used as a convalescent home for wounded soldiers. It is now rumored to be the home of many haunts. Staff members report hearing a man’s gravelly voice call their names and seeing a shadowy shape. The apparition of a woman who was murdered in the 1930s in Room 217 has been seen by guests, and a woman’s scream has been recorded there by ghost hunters. An apparition believed to be Dr. Lucius Morse has been seen in the dining room. A photo taken of an ice sculpture at an event showed a ghostly figure of a man standing behind it.
Govt’s taxation is an instrument of tyranny and condemns the citizen to servitude. Pres Calvin Coolidge on taxes:.
Kitchen at Calvin Coolidge, gym floor at Rolling Acres and electrical work at Manual.
. Fact: Calvin Coolidge did not rule by force
"We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power...". - Calvin Coolidge
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Coolidge Foundation Program Associate Rushad Thomas reads Chapter One of the Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge. This chapter recounts the President's early li...
"All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work." - Calvin Coolidge quotes from
"Tell me Calvin Coolidge how American you are are you Cherokee Creek Lakota?"- John Green
I know who Calvin Coolidge was. Don't know who Calivin Cooledge is/was.
You're from huff puff you are clueless. A partisan hack. You don't even know who calvin coolidge was.
Today we say goodbye to a very good friend. REST IN PEACE CALVIN COOLIDGE. We ask that everyone pls keep him and his family in your prayers. 1 LIKE= PRAYER 1 SHARE= 2 PRAYERS
Today's Podcast! Butler on Business 2014.05.12 - Alan discusses the latest push by the central bankers and their friends in the media trying to convince us that rising prices are good for us. Charles Johnson joins us to talk about the Presidency of Calvin Coolidge. Todd vents his frustrations with the Federal Reserve. Scott Skrym talks about his new book Rogue Traders. David Morgan talks about manipulation of the precious metals markets. Dr. Mark Thornton of the Mises I...
Have to remind myself of this from time to time. “If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion.” ― Calvin Coolidge Old Silent Cal was a pretty sharp blade in a drawer of butter knives.
We need to remember this everyday in Jeff City “Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.” -Calvin Coolidge
Patriotism is easy to understand in America; it means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country. ~ Calvin Coolidge
A few years ago a poll was conducted among historians who identified themselves as Conservative and Liberal. For all the hostility we see in the press about liberals and conservatives and what they think, I think it is remarkable how similar the views of historians are who evaluate the presidents on various aspects of their administrations. Rankings by Liberals and Conservatives Best by Liberals Best by Conservatives 1 Franklin D. Roosevelt Abraham Lincoln 2 Abraham Lincoln George Washington 3 George Washington Franklin D. Roosevelt 4 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson 5 Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt 6 Woodrow Wilson Andrew Jackson 7 Andrew Jackson Harry S Truman 8 Harry S Truman Woodrow Wilson 9 Lyndon B. Johnson Dwight D. Eisenhower 10 John Adams John Adams ... Worst Worst 30 Calvin Coolidge Jimmy Carter 31 Franklin Pierce Richard Nixon 32 James Buchanan Franklin Pierce 33 Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson 34 Ulysses S. Grant James Buchanan 35 Richard Nixon Ulysses S. Grant 36 Warre ...
Calvin Coolidge, a president of few words, was so famous for saying so little that a White House dinner guest made a bet that she could get the president to say more than two words. She told the president of her wager. His reply: "You lose."
We need to feel that behind us is intelligence and love. Doubters do not achieve; skeptics do not contribute; cynics do not create. Faith is the great motive power, and no man realizes his full possibilities unless he has the deep conviction that life is eternally important, and that his work, well done, is a part of an unending plan.” ― President Calvin Coolidge
DCH Recognizes Employees During National Hospital Week Each year in the month of May, hospitals across the country celebrate National Hospital Week. This year’s theme is “Compassion, Innovation, Dedication: The Commitment Continues” and is celebrated from May 11-17, 2014. National Hospital Week is all about celebrating our employees. Decatur County Hospital would like to recognize the men and women who, day in and day out, remain committed to improving the health of their community through compassionate care, constant innovation and unwavering dedication. National Hospital Week dates back to 1921 when it was suggested by a magazine editor who hoped a community wide celebration would alleviate public fears about hospitals. The observance is sponsored nationally by the American Hospital Association (AHA). The formal observation of National Hospital Week occurred when Calvin Coolidge issued an official presidential proclamation. Since that time, the AHA and our own Iowa Hospital Association have ca ...
"The chief business of the American people is business." Calvin Coolidge
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*** woke up this morning to find out my home town friend & school bud passed. Wow, lost for words ri now. I've known you for a long time since we were kidz. From Smith st. To Martin st. CALVIN COOLIDGE RAIDER /WOODRUF WARRIOR James Lear. You will truly be missed. R.I.P my friend. My condolences to the Lear family.
Favorite Quotations "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." --Edmund Burke "Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one." -- Thomas Paine Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security. --Benjamin Franklin Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God. --Benjamin Franklin A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned - this is the sum of good government. --Thomas Jefferson Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny. --Thomas Jefferson For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security. --Thomas Jefferson I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is alwa ...
Reporter: "Mr. President, I made a bet that I could get more than two words out of you." President Calvin Coolidge (aka Silent Cal): "You lose."
If I had permitted my failures or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress .Calvin Coolidge
not fascist. I'm just trying to confuse you. I'm a Republican Reagan/Calvin Coolidge/ Washington Capitalist BTW.
The two great political parties of the nation have existed for the purpose, each in accordance with its own principles, of undertaking to serve the interests of the whole nation. Their members of the Congress are chosen with that great end in view. ~ Calvin Coolidge
1930 This year, thirty-three years after the first World Zionist Congress was held in Basle, Switzerland, the first Rothschild “World Bank,” the, “Bank for International Settlements (BIS),” is established in the same place, Basle, Switzerland. It is established by Charles G. Dawes (Rothschild agent and Vice President under President Calvin Coolidge from 1925-1929), Owen D. Young (Rothschild agent, founder of RCA and Chairman of General Electric from 1922 until 1939), and Hjalmar Schacht of Germany (President of the Reichsbank). The BIS is referred to by the bankers as the, “Central bank for the central banks.” To put this bank into perspective today, whereas the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank deal with governments, the BIS deals only with other central banks. All its meetings are held in secret and involve the top central bankers from around the world. For example the former head of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan, would go to the BIS headquarters in Basel, Switzerlan ...
Plate block of the $5.00 Calvin Coolidge stamp from the 1938 Presidential Series of stamps. This series of stamps helped me remember the order of the Presidents since the denomination of the the stamp was the same as the number in order of the US Presidents up to the 22c Grover Cleveland stamp who was our 22nd and 24th President. After that I had to remember a little harder. I recently sold this $5 Coolidge Plate Block from my Ebay store REMstamps plan to start adding more "Stamps for Collectors" in my Etsy store in the weeks ahead for those who are collectors of US stamps
Ghosts in the White House All the security in the world cannot keep ghosts out of the White House. And I'm not just talking ghosts in the closet but actual apparitions! Though the White House was relatively new for its first reported sighting in the late 1700s, it was surrounded by towns along the Potomac River and as life does everywhere in the world, there were deaths of all kinds and by all means. John Adams, the second United States President, moved in when he won the Presidency in 1797. He and his wife Abigail were tenants there from him taking office to the end of his term in 1801. During their four year tenure there, his wife would often be found doing laundry in the sunny and dry room called the East Room. Here she reported seeing a woman wearing a cap and lace shawl, arms outstretched as if she were welcoming her into a haunting embrace. Ghosts in the White House Another spectre was David Burns, who was a large land owner and sold what the White House and much of Washington sits on now to the gov ...
Ten Core Beliefs of the Modern-Day Tea Party Movement “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” Abraham Lincoln Preamble: The Tea Party Movement is an all-inclusive American grassroots movement with the belief that everyone is created equal and deserves an equal opportunity to thrive in these United States where they may “pursue life, liberty and happiness” as stated in the Declaration of Independence and guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States. No one is excluded from participation in the Tea Party Movement. Everyone is welcomed to join in seeking to achieve the Tea Party Movement goals, which are as follows: 1. Eliminate Excessive Taxes - Excessively high taxes are a burden for those exercising their personal liberty to work hard and prosper as afforded by the Constitution. A fiscally responsible government protects the freedom of its citizens to enjoy the fruits of their own labor without interference from a government that has exceeded its necessary size, sco ...
Happy Mothers day.thank u Calvin Coolidge for making this an offical holiday..
"No one was ever honored for what they received, only for what they gave." - Calvin Coolidge
I tried to have a seance...Calvin Coolidge crashed the party and junk punched John Maynard Keynes.
We need a man like Calvin Coolidge for President. Silent Cal was one of the best presidents we ever heard of. He...
Location:Located at 321 17th St. in Denver, COHistory:The Brown Palace opened on August 12, 1892 and has remained opened continuously since that time. With the exception of Calvin Coolidge, every U.S. president has visited the hotel.It is rumored that a…
From "THE BEST OF WILL ROGERS" BY Bryan Sterling. During the presidential campaign of 1928 between Herbert Hoover and Al Smith, the humor magazine 'Life' nominated Will Rogers a candidate on the "Bunkless" ticket. Will entered into the jest by paraphrasing Calvin Coolidge's famous statement, "I chews to run". he waged his campaign solely in the pages of "Life" magazine, his only campaign promise being that if elected he would resign. His campaign was endorsed by Henry Ford, Nicholas Murray Butler, Judge Ben B. Lindsey, Charles Dana Gibson, Reverend Frances J. Duffy, Glenn H. Curtiss, Harold Lloyd, William Allen White, Grantland Rice, Ring Lardner, General Billy Mitchell, Babe Ruth, and many others. On election day , "Life declared Will Rogers winner of the vote by the silent majority and called him "Unofficial President of the United States" The twenties had less than ten weeks to roar when the house of stock certificates collapsed. Will had warned: "You will try to show us we are prosperous, because ...
"If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.” - Calvin Coolidge
The business of America is business.-Calvin Coolidge
"The nation that forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten" -calvin coolidge
Brother just woke up and asked "where's Coolidge?" I said "far away, if he gets to us I'll let his *** have you, goodnight"
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others.. or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist. -Calvin Coolidge
"Character is the only secure foundation of the state." Calvin Coolidge,
While governor of Massachusetts, Calvin Coolidge was once punched in the eye by the mayor of Boston. -Felicity
"Question - how do you forget [Calvin Coolidge's birthplace]? Answer - you don't. I'm gonna jar myself on that one!"
There is no substitute for a militant freedom. The only alternative is submission and slavery. - Calvin Coolidge.
“The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge; it is always simple and direct.” Calvin Coolidge Vote NO on SB 1512!
"Calvin Coolidge looks as if he had been weaned on a pickle." ― Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Come to think of it, Ron Paul reminded me a lot of Calvin Coolidge. Imagine, reading the bills! No wonder he voted n… ht…
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. Calvin Coolidge
Nothing is easier than spending the public money. It does not appear to belong to anybody. Calvin Coolidge, 30th President, 1923-1929
Dinesh D'Souza's list of figures who have been obscured by colleges' treatment of history: "Calvin Coolidge, Frederick Douglass..."
Business will be either better or worse. ― Calvin Coolidge
It's possible. Grover Cleveland was a Democrat and Calvin Coolidge a Republican. Didn't say it was easy or quick.
People should have the rewards of their industry. That is the chief meaning of freedom. Calvin Coolidge
"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.". Calvin Coolidge
Never go out to meet trouble.If you just sit still 9 cases out of 10 someone will intercept it before it reaches you . - Calvin Coolidge
You don't have to explain something you never said. ― Calvin Coolidge
FACT: Speakeasies were introduced after mute President Calvin Coolidge amended the constitution, limiting all speech to 20 dB or lower.
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results. ― Calvin Coolidge
I'm going to start posting a Calvin Coolidge quote every day. "For six years that man has given me unsolicited advice. All of it bad."
Jared Law POSTED. Not even close to being true, Mark Campbell. Not only do the wealthy pay more in taxes when tax rates are lower, but the economy in the 1980's a booming American economy, much stronger than anything the Democrats have presided over. In face, the three greatest periods of economic expansion in the past century have occurred after large tax (and in two cases, 50% spending) cuts. After WWII, in the late 1940's, government spending was drastically cut, and the economy boomed. The other period of great economic expansion occurred in the 'roaring' 1920's, when Calvin Coolidge & Congress cut government spending in half. This lifting of government tyranny freed America, causing the greatest expansion of individual prosperity, and causing things only the wealthy could afford to become household items and services. For example, before the 'roaring 20's,' only a select few wealthy Americans enjoyed the private use of telephones, electric lights, automobiles, or any of the devices my grandparents t ...
“The fundamental precept of liberty is toleration.” – Calvin Coolidge
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“I want the people of America to be able to work less for the government and more for themselves. I want them to have the rewards of their own industry. This is the chief meaning of freedom. Until we can reestablish a condition under which the earnings of the people can be kept by the people, we are bound to suffer a very severe and distinct curtailment of our liberty.” ― Calvin Coolidge
"Politics is not an end, but a means. It is not a product, but a process. It is the art of government. Like other values it has its counterfeits. So much emphasis has been placed upon the false that the significance of the true has been obscured and politics has come to convey the meaning of crafty and cunning selfishness, instead of candid and sincere service." - Calvin Coolidge
“More Than Two Words”: The Life and Legacy of Calvin Coolidge fulfills the longtime critical need for an in-depth and compelling interpretation of Calvin Coolidge. The new exhibit serves as the site’s main orientation and is in the Education Center, remodeled and opened in 2010. The experience of se...
The wise and correct course to follow in taxation and all other economic legislation is not to destroy those who have already secured success but to create conditions under which every one will have a better chance to be successful. Calvin Coolidge
I wish that people put a little more emphasis upon the observance of law then they do upon its enforcement. Calvin Coolidge
In 1923, Calvin Coolidge simultaneously launched the tradition of the National Christmas Tree and demonstrated the wonders of modern electricity. With one switch, he instantly illuminated the 2,500 red, white, and green bulbs that decorated the 48-foot balsam placed outdoors on the Ellipse.
Republican leaders in Congress are now surrendering on ObamaCare, surrendering on amnesty for illegal aliens, surrendering on *** marriage, surrendering on everything. But this is nothing new. . . and was entirely predictable. This book I've written - TAKEOVER -- explains why this is happening and why this will continue to happen without new leadership. There have been only two small-government conservative Presidents in the last 100 years - Calvin Coolidge and Ronald Reagan. Both were very successful. Their small-government policies led to tremendous economic expansion - in the 1920s under Coolidge and in the 1980s and 1990s because of Reagan's tax cuts and deregulation. Every other Republican President has been comfortable with big government: Hoover, Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, and the two Bushes. Eisenhower never cut the top income tax rate of 90 percent left over from World War Two - even though Eisenhower also had the benefit of Republican majorities in both houses of Congress. He did nothing about the ...
Who said "Our Constitution guarantees equal rights to all our citizens, without discrimination on account of race or color. I have taken my oath to support that Constitution." A. President Calvin Coolidge B. President Dwight Eisenhower C. George Patton D. George Hamilton Take your best guess in the comments below. Answer later.
"The Jewish faith is predominantly the faith of liberty” -President Calvin Coolidge
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We identify the flag with almost everything we hold dear on earth, peace, security, liberty, our family, our friends, our home... But when we look at our flag and behold it emblazoned with all our rights we must remember that it is equally a symbol of our duties. Every glory that we associate with it is the result of duty done. Calvin Coolidge
"There is scarcely a word in the constitution of any of our States or of our nation that was not written there for the purpose of protecting the liberties of the people from some servitude which a despotic government had at some time imposed upon them." - Calvin Coolidge
"We have got so many regulatory laws already that in general I feel that we would be just as well off if we didn’t have any more.’’ Calvin Coolidge
"The country that forgets it's defenders will itself be forgotten." Calvin Coolidge
PIECES OF 'WOOD' FROM ARIZONA'S BREATHTAKING PETRIFIED FOREST ARE ENSCONCED INSIDE THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT Senators Ralph Cameron and Henry Fountain Ashurst, Congressman Carl Hayden, and former Governor Thomas Campbell dedicated the Washington Monument’s Arizona stone ninety years ago this month. President Calvin Coolidge also spoke at the event, as did Nina Smith, the state Daughters of the American Revolution regent attending the ceremony as Governor Hunt’s official representative. Fittingly, our stone differs from those of all other states as it consists not of granite, marble, limestone, sandstone, or gneiss, but three slabs of petrified wood. The specimens displayed in the monument to President Washington were collected from the Chalcedony Forest near Holbrook, not far from the stunning and somewhat otherworldly landscapes of Petrified Forest National Park. Each state of the Union boasts a stone of its own in the Washington Monument, as do many cities, organizations, companies, individuals, and f ...
To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race. ~Calvin Coolidge You don't know what you've got until it's gone.
Former US President Calvin Coolidge enjoyed "buzzing for his bodyguards and then hiding under his desk as they frantically searched for him." (via
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Former President Calvin Coolidge was known as a man of few words. Once, at a White House dinner, a woman approached Coolidge and said, "Mr. President, I have a bet with a friend that I can get you to say at least three words." Coolidge looked at her and said, "You lose."
Since dead people get to vote, I think we should get to vote on dead people for President. If so, then I would vote for Calvin Coolidge. Or, going back way further, Davy Crockett.
Pomp and Circumstance Harry Truman purchased his own postage stamps. Calvin Coolidge audited the books for the White House kitchen. That's small-"r" republican virtue.
TUESDAY TRIVIA (REAL THIS TIME): What unusual distinction is shared by all these world leaders, past and present? Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Clement Attlee, Jacques Chirac, Georges Clemenceau, Grover Cleveland, Calvin Coolidge, Tayyip Erdogan, Ehud Olmert, Matteo Renzi, Nicolas Sarcozy. Okay! Ken Jennings did an April Fools Joke with the ALL My Little Pony questions. Here is the REAL question. (Note! I fell for it! Didn't realize till the real questions just came over. THIS is the REAL question.)
Do I Know You All? Hi guys! I enjoyed writing, producing, and performing American Presidents. It was a fun challenge to research and rhyme this list of leaders (or puppets) (check out these American Presidents research blogs: It was a great intellectual discovery. Everybody is familiar with (or should be familiar with) the commonly highlighted names of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln, but very few people recognize the obscure names of James K. Polk, Franklin Pierce, and Calvin Coolidge. Admittingly, I did not even know about some of these American Presidents until I wrote the song. Oops! This is the hardest song for me to perform on the album. After Musical Poetry: Semester One was published, I started attending open-mic sessions in nightclubs in my city and state of Richmond, Virginia. For the most part, I performed my songs eloquently. But American Presidents gave me trouble the first two times that I performed it. At Addis Ethiopian Restaurant, I messed up the song. After I ...
Calvin Coolidge was the worst president ever. He did NOTHING and was the ultimate precedence of the Great Depression.
Calvin Coolidge (1924-1928) used to buzz in his bodyguards and hide under his oval office desk as they frantically searched for him.
Search History's Greatest Replies Any attempt to compile history's greatest replies—or history's greatest anything, for that matter—is fraught with difficulty, so it might be more accurate to refer to the replies that follow as simply my all-time favorites. Most of them come from people whose names will be very familiar to you, and I think you will agree that the comebacks and retorts here are very special. All of them—along with many, many hundreds more—appear in my Viva la Repartee book. arrow John Barrymore arrow Robert Benchley arrow Niels Bohr arrow Truman Capote arrow Johnny Carson arrow Winston Churchill arrow Marc Connelly arrow Calvin Coolidge arrow Edna Ferber arrow W. C. Fields arrow Mohandas Gandhi arrow Alfred Hitchcock arrow Pope John XXIII arrow John F. Kennedy arrow Chico Marx arrow Groucho Marx arrow Dorothy Parker arrow Babe Ruth arrow George Bernard Shaw arrow Mark Twain arrow Voltaire arrow Mae West arrow James McNeill Whistler arrow Oscar Wilde arrow John Wilkes John Barrymore ...
According to my book, Calvin Coolidge was not FTB. Therefor, he is not a good president.
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A friend put a former Number 1 song by Stonewall Jackson up a bit ago and it reminded me of story that Stonewall used to tell. He and Red Sovine were on tour driving town to town doing shows.In between towns they were pulled over by a Bernie Fyfe[a deputy] and when asked for his name he stated it as Stonewall Jackson which the deputy recognized as a civil war general so he thought his leg was being yanked. So he said oh sure and who is in the back Calvin Coolidge? No,that's Woodrow Wilson which was Red Sovine's given names.Woodrow Wilson Sovine.Afterr seeing a driver's license and some posters they had advertising shows they were let off with a laugh and a back slap.
T.W.'s Tuesday Tidbit: It's popular nowadays for Presidents to own dogs, but presidential pets used to be far more interesting. Jefferson had bear cubs, JQ Adams had an alligator, Buchanan owned an elephant and Teddy Roosevelt & Calvin Coolidge basically owned zoos with collections that included badgers, a coyote, a lion, a hyena, a zebra, a bear, an antelope, a wallaby, a pygmy hippo and some lion cubs, just to name a few. Some of these animals were even seen wandering around the White House during their owners presidencies.
Number of Executive Orders Issued During Entire Term In The White House: Barack Obama - (As of March 6, 2014) - 172 George W. Bush - 291 Bill Clinton - 364 George H.W. Bush - 166 (In just one term) Ronald Reagan - 381 Jimmy Carter - 320 (In one term) Gerald Ford - 169 Richard Nixon -346 Lyndon Johnson - 325 John F. Kennedy - 214 Dwight Eisenhower - 484 Harry S Truman - 907 Franklin D. Roosevelt - 3,522 (Yes, that's Three Thousand Five Hundred And Twenty-Two) Herbert Hoover - 968 Calvin Coolidge - 1,203 Warren Harding - 522 Woodrow Wilson - 724 Theodore Roosevelt - 1,081 If you want to see what a REAL dictator looks like, cast your gaze in the direction of North Korea, where there was only one name on the ballot. The choice was "yes" or "no" for "glorious leader" Kim Jong-un - AND NOT ONE VOTE was cast against him. So let's knock off the "Obama is a dictator" crap, shall we?
Democrats, the party of raising tax rates. When was the last time Democrats lowered tax rates? Here is the answer. Recalling the Days When Democrats Cut Taxes Hurrah for the 50th anniversary of the tax cut championed by JFK. By Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic* Fifty years ago last week, on Feb. 26, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the sweeping tax cuts that had been championed by his predecessor, John F. Kennedy. The law brought the top marginal income-tax rate down to 70% from 91% and the bottom marginal rate down to 14% from 20%. The 22 rates in between also were cut. The tax legislation of 1964 was one of three major across-the-board income-tax cuts in the 20th century. The others took place in the 1920s, during the Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge administrations, and in 1981 and 1986 during the Ronald Reagan administration. After the Tax Reform Act of 1986, the top marginal rate was all of 28%. Today it is 39.6%. .
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"Now when Chuck Hagel was nominated to be Secretary of Defense I strongly objected based on his record as a Senator and some of his comments about our allies in the Middle East that absolutely scared the living daylights out of me. My fears they were not unfounded as this week Hagel proudly announced his proposal to further gut the military readiness of our nation by drastic troop reductions and cuts to our military families with housing, food, and family health care. For the past 100 years Presidents and our nation's top warriors have warned of putting our guard down. Both Democrat and Republican Presidents from Calvin Coolidge, to Franklin Roosevelt, to Harry Truman, to Eisenhower, to Reagan reminded us that in a dangerous world readiness to fight is the foundation of our freedom. The best military minds in our nation's history from MacArthur, to Omar Bradley, to David Petraeus warned of lowing ourselves into this stupid stupor of thinking that the world would be safer and more peaceful if we just holst ...
every time I see a Calvin Coolidge quote I think of Floyd the Barber from The Andy Griffith Show “Calvin Coolidge said that…”
Executive Decisions My friends get mad at me for my critique of America, when i show them facts they still shake their head and say it's the best place on Earth (although many have never left the state) Consider this. All of the most recent Presidents in the last 100 years post slavery where not just racist they hated black, latino and asian people it is well known and well documented. Calvin Coolidge racist and KKK Member, Woodrow Wilson racist who screened Birth of a Nation in the Whitehouse and called it a great movie. Lyndon B. Johnson developed the welfare system to counter act the civil rights movement a known racist. Teddy Roosevelt a confederate sympathizer, leading the charge for Empire of subjugating Caribbean and Latin American countries. Franklin D. Roosevelt didn't think Black people where smart enough to fly a plane. Richard Nixion had a private war on the Black Panthers and Martin Luther King. Ronald Regan started the crack epidemic and assault weapons with Iran contra in urban ghettos. I . ...
It seems JFK may have gotten inspiration for one of his most iconic speeches from a speech given by a Republican Vice President to veterans decades prior: "Your glory lies in what you have given and may give to your country not in what your country has or may given to you." --Calvin Coolidge (source: Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes, pg. 234)
In an interview with Peter Robinson, Coolidge author Amity Shlaes discusses President Calvin Coolidge's small government principles and how he might react to the federal government as it exists today. Uncommon Knowledge is produced by the Hoover Institution.
George W Bush was a tyrant. George HW Bush was a tyrant. Ronald Reagan was a tyrant Gerald Ford was a tyrant. Richard Nixon was a tyrant. Eisenhower was a tyrant Herbert Hoover was a tyrant. Warren G. Harding was a tyrant. William McKinley was a tyrant. Abraham Lincoln was a tyrant. Calvin Coolidge was a tyrant. William H. Taft was a tyrant. Grant was a tyrant. Benjamin Harrison was a tyrant. Garfield was a tyrant. Chester Arthur was a tyrant. Jon Falk See??? You're gut was wrong about anarchists.
On Presidents Day, why do we always see ads that feature George Washington or Abraham Lincoln, singing the blues for a car dealer or selling mattresses? Why not Herbert Hoover, William McKinley or "Silent" Calvin Coolidge? Or at least Teddy Roosevelt or Ulysses S. Grant whose faces may be more familiar? Not to mention any president since Truman.
Hillsdale College - Imprimis - February 2013 Calvin Coolidge and the Moral Case for Economy By Amity Shlaes
Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this riveting biography, Shlaes traces Coolidge’s imp...
In "The President Who Said 'No,'" author and columnist Amity Shlaes will explore the life and political career of Calvin Coolidge, the thirtieth president of the United States.
William Henry Lewis 1868 – 1949 athlete, coach, author, lawyer, legislator, the first African-American college football player, the first to be named an All-American, the first to be appointed as an Assistant United States Attorney, the first to become a member of the American Bar Association, and the first to serve as United States Assistant Attorney General. The son of former slaves his father rose to become a respected minister. William began his college education at Virginia State at age 15 but transferred to Amherst a year later, graduating in 1891 in the same class with Calvin Coolidge. Lewis was chosen senior class orator, and he won the Hardy Prize debate and Hyde Prize exhibition in oratory. The next year he enrolled at Harvard Law School. At 5-11 and just 175 pounds, he played center on Harvard’s football team, becoming a two-time All-American and one of the best center's to ever play at Harvard. In 1893 he was elected Harvard's first African-American team captain. After graduation, his “ ...
Attention all Downton AND Calvin Coolidge fans - we know you're out there! With Downton Abbey's fourth season taking place during the "Roaring Twenties," there was bound to be some connections between Merry Ol' England and those Yanks across the pond. Tea Pot Dome Scandal anyone? This infamous incident during the Harding Administration has played a salient role in the last few episodes. (Coolidge buffs will know it was Calvin Coolidge who cleaned up the scandal after he became president.) Will Lady Grantham's brother remain unscathed from his connection to Secretary of Interior Albert Fall? Will that affect the Grantham fortune? Only time will tell!
Calvin Coolidge may be not be my all-time favorite, but man, was he a stone cold fox in his youth.
So, on this snowy president's day, where a cartoon Abe Lincoln is selling cars and Groupon is celebrating non president Alexander Hamilton, I'd like to make a little point. The president is tasked with upholding the law of this country and has sworn an oath to protect the constitution. So, in my way of thinking, we should celebrate the presidents that didn't push party or personal agendas, and instead maintained peace and prosperity, and allowed the people to live their lives as they saw fit. That rules out, but a handful of presidents that we should count as worthy of celebration. Today, I choose to honor Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, and Calvin Coolidge.
In honor of Presidents Day, do me a favor and like GO Campaign. We're trying to get to 10,000 likes. If you won't do it for ol' Tony, do it for Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland, or Millard Fillmore. (After you click like, write on their wall and say which President you "liked" in honor of, we'll see which historical figure gets the most mentions. I'm thinking Grover didn't do much exercise, so personally I'm rooting for someone more fit like... Calvin Coolidge?)
In honor of President’s Day . . . . If you don't have something nice to say, don't say it at all ... unless you're a president with an amazing ability to hide an insult in eloquent language. When Lincoln got mad, he didn't stoop so low as to actually call someone a 'butthead.' Instead, he said, 'The trouble with [General Joseph] Hooker is that he's got his headquarters where his hindquarters ought to be.' (Ouch!) Referring to a lawyer, Lincoln said, 'He can compress the most into the smallest ideas better than any man I have ever met.' Ulysses S. Grant got a little fresh when he said that James A. Garfield 'is not possessed of the backbone of an angleworm.' (No offense to angleworms.) When talking about Alexander Hamilton, John Adams got pretty heated ... and a little dirty. 'His ambition, his restlessness, and all his grandiose schemes come, I'm convinced, from a superabundance of secretions, which he couldn't find enough *** to absorb.' (How do you really feel, John?) Calvin Coolidge, usually kn ...
Presidents' Day is Monday and a lot of people always say things about what our more well known Presidents have done. George Washington, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson , FDR, JFK, and even Teddy Roosevelt. What about out lesser known presidents? Guys like Benjamin Harrison (Life long bachelor dude), Franklin Pierce (Raging Alcoholic), Calvin Coolidge *** , John Tyler (Rapist), and Millard Fillmore (Stupid name). What about them? I guess history is pretty selective on who it chooses to remember.
My "Mount Rushmore" of American Presidents would be: George Washington, Abe Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and, uh... Calvin Coolidge?
Valentine's Day for groan-ups and presidential punditry Other than celebrating love, it’s also time for a Hail to the Chief or two. To celebrate President's Day, why not study the humorous things, which they said or were said about them. Remember, there is not much fun in medicine, but there is a lot of medicine in fun! •Franklin D. Roosevelt said, "Boy, do I have a deal for you!" •When asked what made him jump out of his boat and save others, JFK replied, "Somebody sank my darn boat!" •Ulysses S. Grant: In 1860, Grant gave philanthropist Horace Norton a cigar. He decided not to smoke it and keep it as a memento of their meeting. On his death, the cigar was passed on to his son and then again to his son. At a reunion in 1932, the son was giving a speech and took out the cigar, lit it in tribute to his Granddad the president and it went bang. It exploded. Seventy years later, the joke was on Grant. •Calvin Coolidge was a person of a few words. Most of the time he answered questions in two words. ...
Need to get back to work but I am loving the time that I am getting to read. Did you know that the richest man ever was Mansa Musa a African Emperior. Did you know that there were at least 7 black Presidents before Obama. They were: John Hanson, Thomas Jefferson,Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln,Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge & Dwight D Eisenhower
For BBC Caribbean in New York "U.S. HAD PREVIOUS BLACK PRESIDENTS” Barack Obama may not be, after all, the first black president of the United States. According to research by several US historians and a Jamaican scholar, Mr. Obama is actually the seventh black person to become president of the US. US presidents Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge and Dwight Eisenhower all had black ancestry, according to recent articles published in several US newspapers and on the Internet website Diversity Inc. According to these reports, which are based on books by late Jamaican historian J A Rogers, by African-American Leroy Vaughn and others, Thomas Jefferson’s mother was part black as was his father. Mr. Jefferson was described once by a political rival as the “son of a half breed Indian squaw and a Virginia mulatto father.” To hide his black past, the third president had all portraits of his mother, Jane, destroyed after her death, according to author Samuel S ...
My Concession For The Procession Of Imbeciles 13 Votes That’s right, folks… I lost. I will not be president of the United States. I will not be president for one and only one reason this term: –≈– “The presidential candidate with the most royal genes and chromosomes has, up to now, always won the White House…” –Burke’s Peerage researchers –≈– “[Bush] is closely related to every European Monarch both on and off the throne… Not one member of his family was working class, middle class, or even middle, middle class…” –Harold Brooks-Baker, Burke’s Peerage publishing director– it or not, Mitt Romney and George W. Bush are cousins — 10th cousins, twice removed, that is.” “Romney is actually related to six past presidents — more than any other 2012 GOP contestant. Franklin D. Roosevelt is his eighth cousin, twice removed, and both Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover are his 10th cousins. Then there is his sixth cousin (four times removed) Franklin Pierce, and both 10 ...
"Warren G. Harding was chosen as the Republican candidate and Calvin Coolidge as V.P. candidate. Harding was chosen largely
Done some searching about depressions/recessions that has hit the USA from its inception. There are 4 major ones in my opinion although several other economic hardships dating as far back as 1819. Lets keep in mind that when a president takes office the first two years are inherited from the previous administration. First major depression in my opinion was BLACK FRIDAY September 24th 1869 when Ulysees S. Grant was president. The Great Depression hit due to stock market crash on 9-4-1929. Herbert Hoover had taken office of presidency March of that year previously held by Calvin Coolidge for four years previous. All these men were Republicans. Next major downfall was after Vietnam war when Gerald Ford, another Republican, inherited office fromk an impeached Republican President in Richard Nixon. Jimmy Carter, a Democrat inherited this major recession. Last but not least is the recent bank collapse of 2007 of the mortgage crisis. Another Republican President of George Busch. is anyone else seeing a trend her ...
The United States Presidents who are related to each other by direct descent are: * John Adams and John Quincy Adams (father and son) * William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison (grandfather and grandson) * George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush (father and son) Two other pairs of Presidents have shared a surname. Andrew Johnson and Lyndon B. Johnson have no known relationship. Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt were fifth cousins, though they were more closely related through Franklin's wife Eleanor Roosevelt (née Roosevelt), who was Theodore's niece. Indirect relatives This is a list of some of the closer blood relations, other than direct descent, between U.S. Presidents. (See Cousin chart to understand the terms used here.) Third cousins * Martin Van Buren and Theodore Roosevelt (three times removed) * Martin Van Buren and Franklin D. Roosevelt (four times removed) * John Adams and Calvin Coolidge (five times removed) Fourth cousins * John Tyler and William Henry Harrison (once removed) * ...
Hello all! I'm Luke, one of the two new admins on this page. A bit about me: -I'm an 17-year-old Australian and British citizen, but a former US resident. -I'm not a conservative, per se, but a libertarian with some conservative leanings. -I believe in laissez-faire capitalism, gun rights, drug legalisation and peace through strength. -I'm a huge fan of Ronald Reagan. Other thinkers and stateswo/men I admire include Margaret Thatcher, FA Hayek, Milton Friedman, Henry Hazlitt and Calvin Coolidge. -I differ from other admins on this page in that I don't hate Obama more than I despise FDR, LBJ, Wilson and Nixon. ^_^ ~ Luke
THE WASHINGTON POST ON TERM LIMITS Term limits are a check against an American cult of personality By Thomas E. Cronin, Thomas E. Cronin is a professor of American institutions and leadership at Colorado College. He is co-author of “The Paradoxes of the American Presidency” and “Leadership Matters.” In 1944, Republican Presidential nominee Thomas E. Dewey said that “four terms, or 16 years, is the most dangerous threat to our freedom ever proposed” and announced his support for a constitutional amendment limiting future presidents to two terms. Dewey, of course, went on to lose to Franklin Roosevelt, who died a few months into his fourth term. Some critics — including a history professor writing in The Post recently [“Let’s end term limits,” Washington Forum, Nov. 29] — contend that presidential term limits eat away at voter rights and weaken presidents in their second terms. Americans want their presidents to be decisive and effective, but they also, understandably, fear the potenti ...
Until in 1924 Daugherty was forced to resign his post as Attorney General by Harding's Presidential successor, Calvin Coolidge
"It is difficult for men in high office to avoid the malady of self-delusion. They are always surrounded by worshipers. They are constantly, and for the most part sincerely, assured of their greatness. They live in an artificial atmosphere of adulation and exaltation which sooner or later impairs their judgment. They are in grave danger of becoming careless and arrogant." (President Calvin Coolidge)
Marcus Garvey Marcus Garvey Marcus Garvey was born in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica, on 17th August, 1887. After seven years of schooling he worked as a printer. He became an active trade unionist and in 1907 was elected vice president of compositors' branch of the printers' union. He helped lead a printer's strike (1908-09) and after it collapsed the union disintegrated. In 1911 Garvey moved to England and briefly studied at Birbeck College where he met other blacks who were involved in the struggle to obtain independence from the British Empire. Inspired by what he heard he returned to Jamaica and established the Universal *** Improvement Association (UNIA) and published the pamphlet, The *** Race and Its Problems. Garvey was influenced by the ideas of Booker T. Washington and made plans to develop a trade school for the poor similar to the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Garvey arrived in the United States on 23rd March 1916 and immediately launched a year-long tour of the country. He organized the first b ...
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Followed a boring speaker at a global travel conference in Nova Scotia a few years ago. He overran his a time by 50 percent. Reminded of Calvin Coolidge sitting patiently listening to a minister who preached for two hours. A friend asked him what was the sermon about? Sin said Coolidge. What did he say asked the friend? He was against it replied Coolidge. Reminder to self ...go short on all occasions and make the message telegraphic. J
Calvin Coolidge conservative. Cleverly disguised as an adult.
Its Boy Girl Thing - Boy Girl Thing Why Is Potty Instruction Kids So Hard? Why is potty education little ones so tricky? Is there everything that parents can do to make the approach less difficult for all associated? Right here are a handful of suggestions to aid you retain your sanity through the bathroom coaching procedure. Its Boy Girl Thing. 6 Means to Appreciate a Greener Xmas In the frenzy of feasting, pleasurable and frolics, it can be incredibly quick to forget some of our environmentally friendly concepts. Here's a guide to clearly show you how to enjoy every instant of Christmas and even now be inexperienced at coronary heart. Small children With Behavior Troubles At University In this short article I will go over young children with behaviour issues at college. The motive I selected to talk about this subject matter is since when children have behaviour troubles at residence, we as mothers and fathers offer with it. Having said that, when things commence to go mistaken at faculty and when your ...
Was the USA founded on Christian principles? OUR REAL ROOTS In case we've forgotten where we came from in this country take a look at some of our founding fathers. then think about how this country grew and prospered and even won wars though attacks came from both sides. And then lets look at where we are now and what's happening to us.. Did you know that 52 of the 55 signers of The Declaration of Independence were orthodox, deeply committed Christians? The other three all believed in the Bible as the divine truth, the God of scripture, and His personal intervention. It is the same congress that formed the American Bible Society. Immediately after creating the Declaration of Independence, the Continental Congress voted to purchase and import 20,000 copies of scripture for the people of this nation. Patrick Henry, who is called the firebrand of the American Revolution, is still remembered for his words, "Give me liberty or give me death." But in current textbooks the context of these words is deleted. Here ...
Did you know that Barack Obama is not the first Black President? The Seven Black Presidents Before Barack Obama Were 1. John Hanson (a Moor) was actually the 1st President of the United States, he served from 1781 – 1782 and he was black. The new country was actually formed on March 1, 1781 with the adoption of The Articles of Confederation. This document was actually proposed on June 11, 1776, but not agreed upon by Congress until November 15, 1777. Maryland refused to sign this document until Virginia and New York ceded their western lands (Maryland was afraid that these states would gain too much power in the new government from such large amounts of land). Once the signing took place in 1781, a President was needed to run the country. John Hanson was chosen unanimously by Congress (which included George Washington). In fact, all the other potential candidates refused to run against him, as he was a major player in the revolution and an extremely influential member of Congress. As President, Hanson o ...
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Government shouldn't play a part in everyday life.~Calvin Coolidge
Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. . – Calvin Coolidge. dBHi
Nicknamed "Silent Cal," 30th U.S. President Calvin Coolidge wasn't a man of many words. Rumor holds that he responded to someone's bet that they couldn't get him to say more than two words with the phrase "You lose."
The business of America is business. -Calvin Coolidge
The last Republican to win New York City in a presidential election was Calvin Coolidge.
29th Vice-President Calvin Coolidge (1921–1923) "Collecting More Taxes than is Absolutely Necessary is Legalized Robbery".
"Education is not going to bring you success. This world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence alone stands firm."-Calvin Coolidge
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"The men and women of this country who toil are the ones who bear the cost of the government. Every dollar that we save means that their life will be so much the more abundant." - Calvin Coolidge
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Calvin Coolidge hanging out, bathing in my shirt. I adore this little guy!!
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This week on Common Sense Radio... Tuesday: Angela Logomasini of the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington DC, to discuss the unintended consequences of a proposed chemical regulation bill in Montpelier; Cathy Lamberton of the Associated General Contractors of Vermont, to discuss why a bill to why legislation requiring employers to pay for sick leave, will create some problems for small business Wednesday: Cheryl Hannah, of the Vermont Law School, to discuss recent Supreme Court decisions, which test current law against the Constitution, and how these decisions affect us here in Vermont Howard Shaffer, of the Vermont Energy Education Project, an update on the Vermont Yankee situation, and the true cost of net metering Thursday: Governor Jim Douglas, discussing Calvin Coolidge, the importance of fiscal restraint and responsibility, how demographics affect the Vermont budget, and how to improve the competitiveness of the Vermont business climate ….. Friday: David Mears, Commissioner of the Vermon ...
The 44th president who will be recorded in history as the first African American US president just arrived here in Nashville to speak at a high school near my home Barack Obama! But here's some presidential facts they don't want you too know! 1st US constitutional president John Hanson was black he was featured on the 2dollar bill! 3rd US president Thomas Jefferson mother was half Indian his father was half white and half black from Virginia! 7th US president Andrew Jackson mother was white his father was black and his stepbrother was sold into slavery! 16th US president Abraham Lincoln mother was Ethiopian his father was African American it was his Caucasian appearance that allowed him to be accepted in America's society as a white man! 28th US president Warren Harding had black ancestors even though he denied his ancestry he did state "so what if my ancestors jumped the plantations fence?!" 29th US President Calvin Coolidge mother was black! 33rd US president Dwight Eisenhower mother was half black! Lol ...
Gunther reviews the State of the Union with John Brinson at 5:10. At 8:45 Gunther talks with author Amity Shlaes about why America could use a president like Calvin Coolidge these days. Gunther talks about a boy getting a firefighters' funeral and a woman ticked off about receiving a diversity award. Gunther has gift cards for Link Beverages and tix to the Allentown Symphony as well. Listen 5-9 on WAEB.
Who was the first U.S. President to throw out a ceremonial first pitch? a) William Howard Taft b) Woodrow Wilson c) Calvin Coolidge
Tonight... where President Obama ranks from 1900-present. Worst to best. WORST Worst - Warren Harding - Did nothing. Not inspirational. Died leaving us with scandals and worst yet, Calvin Coolidge. F. Calvin Coolidge - Also did nothing. Said nothing. Let Hoover do all of the work. Created bubble leading to depression. Silent Cal was not much more effective than a potted plant. Taft - Pale imitations of the great T Rex. Hated Presidency. Remember anything great that he did? That's because he didn't do anything. Hoover - Icy, cold. Great career pre-president. Had no ability to lead in times of trouble. Failed his greatest test. At least he's from Iowa. NEAR WORST LBJ - Ok many of you know that I am obsessed with LBJ through reading Caro bio's. Classifying LBJ's hard. He did many great things (civil rights, medicare, NPR, highway beautification), but he has blood on his hands. He must take responsibility for Vietnam. It's mostly his fault. (and if had been in power in Cuban Missile Crisis, w ...
The world is full of myths – 1) FDR got us out of Hoover’s depression. 2) Reagan was the greatest president of the 20th century. 3) Clinton brought us prosperity. 4) Hillary is a moderate. 5) Obama is the first mixed race president (50% Caucasian, 43.67% Arab, 6.33% sub-Saharan Black). 6) America exploited slavery in Africa worse than other nations. Some answers: 1) The depression was greatly easing by the time Hoover left office. Government boondoggles sank us into the pit as they have now and only the WWII ended the depression. 2) Using Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter or the Bushes or Obama as comparables, he sure was. His policies helped end the cold war. But if you look at the meteoric ascendency of the USA in the 1920’s, Calvin Coolidge dwarfed Reagan’s economic achievements. 3) The economy tanked under the first two years of Clinton. Only the Republican Revolution in 1994 forced Clinton’s hand and he profited from letting policies come to be that he had bitterly bought against. Bush ex .. ...
Part 3... Granted the relationships are sometimes distant 10th or 15th cousins, but in a country with hundreds of millions to choose from, this simply cannot be chance or coincidence. Gary Boyd Roberts, a genealogist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society thoroughly traced these connections in his book “Ancestors of American Presidents.” George W. Bush himself is directly related to 16 former U.S. presidents including George Washington, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Garfield, Grover Cleveland, Teddy Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, and Gerald Ford. Bush is closely related to the king of Albania and has kinship with every member of the British royal family and the House of Windsor. He is related to 20 British Dukes, the 13th cousin of Britain’s Queen Mother, and of her daughter Queen Elizabeth. He is 13th cousin once removed from Prince Charles and has direct des ...
"[T]he accumulation of wealth cannot be justified as the chief end of existence ... So long as wealth is made the means and not the end, we need not greatly fear it."-- Calvin Coolidge, January, 1925 Cited in a strong speech given at the Union League Club in New York by Congressman Kevin Brady:
"Cal’s Corral,” hosted by car dealer Calvin Coolidge "Cal" Worthington on KTLA from 1959 to 1972. The three-hour concert/advertisement ran on Sunday afternoons. Not only did it help ol’ Cal move product, the program was also a primo showcase for country and western acts in the era before “Hee-Haw,” but at a time when country folk dominated network TV via “The Beverly Hillbillies,” “Andy Griffith,” “Gomer Pyle” and “Green Acres.” (Other singers/musicians who performed for Cal included Buck Owens, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Roger Miller, The West Coast Playboys and Larry Carlton. A lot of the musicians jumped from club to club in the San Gabriel Valley, the South Bay and Hollywood).
my top 10 US Presidents. Just because it's halftime and I'm waiting for the game to resume.10. John Tyler - He annexed TX. 9. Dwight Eisenhower - He ushered in prosperity after WW2. 8. James Monroe - most brilliant in foreign affairs. 7. Calvin Coolidge - he is the inspiration for small government conservatives. 6. Ronald Reagan - ended the cold war. 5. Grover Cleveland - He vetoed proposed Federal subsidies 4. William McKinley - He won a war and maintained the gold standard 3. Thomas Jefferson - he was the anti John Adams 2. Abraham Lincoln - the one with the guts in his era to end slavery. 1. George Washington - he set the standard.'s back on.
The homepage of my Internet provider mentioned that today marks the 94th anniversary of former President Theodore Roosevelt's passing. Roosevelt, who's life race ended at 60, was a great President. He became President when William McKinley was assassinated in 1901 and remained so until 1909. But I submit to you that another President, who passed away yesterday, also at age 60, at least deserved to have the 81st anniversary of his passing mentioned. That President is Calvin Coolidge, a stern New Englander, who was President from 1923 to 1929. Like Roosevelt, he became President when another President passed away, in this case Warren Harding, who died of a heart attack. Ironically, both Harding and McKinley were from Ohio... Among other things, President Coolidge was the first President to appear on a sound film. In 1924, when he campaigned for re-election and, in a sound experiment, a guy named Lee DeForest filmed him giving a speech. President Coolidge, who sounded a bit like comedian Wally Cox when he ta ...
There are tons of famous people who suffered from a mental health condition. Here are 30: 1. Buzz Aldrin suffered from depression and alcoholism. 2. Roseanne Barr suffered from depression. 3. Ludwig van Beethoven suffered from bipolar. 4. Terry Bradshaw was diagnosed with clinical depression. 5. Marlon Brando suffered from chronic depression. 6. Earl Campbell suffered from panic disorder. 7. Drew Carry suffers from depression. 8. Jim Carrey suffers from depression. 9. Winston Churchill suffered from bipolar. 10. Kurt Cobain was diagnosed with ADD and bipolar. 11. Judy Collins suffered from depression, bulimia, and alcoholism. 12. Calvin Coolidge suffered from depression. 13. Sheryl Crow suffered from depression. 14. John Daly suffered from depression and alcoholism. 15. Princess Diana suffered from depression and bulimia. 16. Charles Dickens suffered from depression. 17. Carrie Fisher suffered from bipolar. 18. Linda Hamilton suffered from manic depressive. 19. Ernest Hemingway suffered from depression. 2 ...
Just spotted my old friend Amity Shlaes on C-Span talking about Calvin Coolidge. Never knew that Coolidge was a MA state senator and president of the state senate, one from Northampton no less.
Some words from Joan Chittister's "The Art of Life" on this last day of 2013 and the the 7th day of Christmas: "Christmas isn't a holiday. Christmas is a way of being alive." Calvin Coolidge (30th president of the United States) said that Christmas is not a time or a season, but a state of mind. "To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy is to have the real spirit of Christmas," he said. Merry Christmas to you all - every day of the coming year.
Barbara Walters Beats Ezra Klein in Race to Bottom: Amity Shlaes talks to Michael Schaus about the conservative legacy of Calvin Coolidge. MSNBC had a truly bizarre discussion about...
A brief note on our 30th president, JOHN Calvin Coolidge... "Coolidge served for 67 months, finishing out Harding's term after Harding died in early August 1923 and remaining until early March 1929. Under Coolidge, the federal debt fell. Under Coolidge, the top income tax rate came down by half, to 25 percent. Under Coolidge, the federal budget was always in surplus. Under Coolidge, unemployment was 5 percent or even 3 percent. Under Coolidge, Americans wired their homes for electricity and bought their first cars or household appliances on credit. Under Coolidge, the economy grew strongly, even as the federal government shrank. Under Coolidge, the rates of patent applications and patents granted increased dramatically. Under Coolidge, there came no federal antilynching law, but lynchings themselves became less frequent and Ku Klux Klan membership dropped by millions. Under Coolidge, a man from a town without a railroad station, Americans moved from the road to the air." Amity Shlaes.
NY Times: "In President Obama’s first 1,788 days in office, the Dow Jones industrial average has gained 15 percent, annualized. That’s the fourth best for an equivalent period among all American Presidents since 1900, behind Bill Clinton, a Democrat; with 19.8 percent; Franklin D. Roosevelt, a Democrat, with 19.4 percent; and Calvin Coolidge, a Republican, with 18.6 percent. What’s more, under Democrats, the market has gained 7.1 percent, annualized; under Republicans, only 3 percent." (Data from Bespoke)
Here is a photo of Parker's Fish Market. Every year, Wellington Parker packed up and sent to the President of the USA, the first salmon caught in the Penobscot River until President Clinton, I think, who sent it back. This salmon is going to Calvin Coolidge. Photo by Dan Maher.
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Warren Harding was the most perfect textbook example of how NOT to be president. DON'T be elected just because you look and sound presidential, DON'T be an atrocious speech writer, DON'T bring all your corrupt friends from the Ohio political machine, DON'T appoint all of said friends to cabinet positions and let them run wild, and DON'T allow the Tea Pot Dome scandal unfold under your nose. In fact, the only thing that Warren Harding did that you SHOULD do is die of a heart attack so Calvin Coolidge can be president instead.You monster.
John Hanson, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Linclon, Calvin Coolidge, Warren Harding, Dwight Eisenhower, Barack Obama All black presidents Not one but 8 black presidents...guess they didn't want us to know that..
Did you know that in 1923 Warren G. Harding was President and Calvin Coolidge was VP. President Harding fell ill while returning from a trip to Alaska and died on Aug 2. Calvin Coolidge was sworn in. The Time Magazine made its debut and Rin Tin Tin becomes film's first canine star. Actors born in 1923 were Charlton Heston, Peter Lawford, James Arness, Anne Baxter, Bob Barker, Ted Knight and Rose Marie. The Whooping Cough vaccine was developed and Harry Steenbock discovered that radiating food with ultraviolet light adds vitamin D. The most important thing was my mom was born. The picture is of me reading these notes to some of the guests at the Birthday Party for my mom. Thank you everyone for this a special day for my mom.
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