John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. (July 4, 1872January 5, 1933) was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929).
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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.
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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!
“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent." ~Calvin Coolidge bathing and soaking in this quote that I found in Live Your Dreams by Les Brown.
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 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 ...
One of the rights which the freeman has always guarded with most jealous care is that of enjoying the rewards of his own industry. Realizing that the power to tax is the power to destroy and that the power to take a certain amount of property or of income is only another way of saying that for a certain proportion of his time a citizen must work for the Government, the authority to impose a tax on the people has been most carefully guarded. Our own Constitution requires that revenue bills should originate in the House, because that body is supposed to be more representative of the people. These precautions have been taken because of the full realization that any oppression laid upon the people by excessive taxation, any disregard of their right to hold and enjoy the property which they have rightfully acquired, would be fatal to freedom. 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. I ...
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.-Calvin Coolidge
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Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.- Calvin Coolidge
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.
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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 ...
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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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It takes a great man to be a good listener., Calvin Coolidge
Government shouldn't play a part in everyday life.~Calvin Coolidge
I want the ppl of America to be able to work less for the government-and more for themselves.~Calvin Coolidge
No man ever listened himself out of a job. --Calvin Coolidge
Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. . – Calvin Coolidge. dBHi
"Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. - Calvin Coolidge
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."
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It's only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow. - Calvin Coolidge
“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”. – 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
"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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Feb. 8, 1910, the Boys Scouts of America was incorporated. Sir Robert Baden-Powell began the movement in England two years prior. The Boy Scouts are now the largest voluntary youth movement in the world, with membership over 25 million. In the pamphlet Scouting & Christianity, 1927, he wrote: "Scouting is nothing less than applied Christianity." The Scout Oath states: "On my honor, I will do my best: To do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the Scout Law, To help other people at all times. To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight." In 1924, President Calvin Coolidge addressed a gathering of Boy Scouts in New York: "The three fundamentals of scouthood are reverence for nature ... reverence for law ... and reverence for God. It is hard to see how a great man can be an atheist. Doubters do not achieve." ... "No man realizes his full possibilities unless he has the deep conviction that life is eternally important, and that his work, well done, is part of an unendi ...
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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 ...
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. Ok...game'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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Appropriate statement from the man, Calvin Coolidge, who succeeded Ohio's last president, Warren Harding.
Today's history: In 1732, the first play in the American colonies was acted by professional players. In 1768, the first edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" was published. In 1790, the U.S. Congress moved from New York City to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1849, Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland for the 2nd and final time. In 1876, the first crematorium in US began operation in Washington, Pennsylvania. A year later, in 1877, Thomas Edison made the first sound recording. Also that year, the first edition of the Washington Post was published. In 1923, the first US Presidential address that was broad-casted on radio by Calvin Coolidge. In 1956, Nelson Mandela and 156 other people were arrested for political activities in South Africa. In 1964, "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" was aired for the first time on NBC. In 1980, Jim Bakker had an affair with Jessica Hahn. In 1989, the worst Canadian mass murder was when Marc Lepine killed 14 women at University of Montreal. Finally in 1994, the Malte ...
.home page reminds me that Clark Gregg looks like Calvin Coolidge. Guessing biopic is any day now.
like I said not a fan. Calvin Coolidge would probably be my favorite president outside of founding fathers
A distant relative of Calvin Coolidge. Short, concise, even if wrong, comments. EX: Lady sat next to President,
'Calvin Coolidge enjoyed a nap and it was always early to bed in the evening." my kind of president.
Calvin Coolidge was president the last time Vanderbilt beat Tennessee twice in a row.
first time since 1926 or something. lol Calvin Coolidge was president. 😂😂😂
The last time Vandy won two straight games over Tennessee, Calvin Coolidge was president.
The last time Vanderbilt beat Tennessee in two consecutive years my 91 year-old great grandmother was 3. Calvin Coolidge was the President.
Hard to believe that some people think Calvin Coolidge was a good president.
I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm. Calvin Coolidge (The 30th US President)
Calvin Coolidge was the president the last time Tennessee lost back-to-back games against Vanderbilt.
The last time Vandy beat Tennessee two years in a row, Calvin Coolidge was the president
Vandy hasn't beaten UT twice in a row since Calvin Coolidge was the president. That's almost 90 years ago. Let's keep it that way
"We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.". -- Calvin Coolidge, 30th U.S. President
According to documents supplied by the Adams County Historical Society... 16 presidents have visited Gettysburg while they were in office! Lincoln on Nov. 19, 1863; President Lincoln was able to visit the battlefield, and give a speech, while conducting the Civil War. Rutherford B. Hayes on May 30, 1878; Grover Cleveland May 4, 1885; Theodore Roosevelt on May 30, 1904; William H. Taft on Nov. 19, 1909; Woodrow Wilson on July 3, 1913; Warren G. Harding on July 1, 1922; Calvin Coolidge on May 30, 1928; Herbert Hoover on May 30, 1930; Franklin D. Roosevelt on May 30, 1934, and July 3, 1938; Harry S. Truman on July 6, 1946; Dwight D. Eisenhower on Nov. 13, 1955; John F. Kennedy on March 31, 1963; Richard M. Nixon on April 3, 1972; Jimmy Carter on July 6 and Sept. 11, 1978, and George W. Bush on Sept. 6, 2008! However... President Stompy-Foot Obama (a supposedly BLACK MAN?) is snubbing the 150th Gettysburg ceremony because he’s too busy fixing the Obamacare website! Obama has told us that he "doesn't code" s ...
DEDICATED to my so called pessimist-realists friends 1-"He who does not believe in miracles is not a realist" A.Rupert Rembrandt Group 2-"No great thing is created suddenly". Epictetus 3-"WE SHOULD KEEP AWAY FROM PEOPLE WHO belittle your ambitions. SMALL PPL always do that, but the real GREAT make you feel that you,too,can become great" Mark Twain 4-"You hv not lived tday until u hv done smth for someone who can never repay you. John Bunyou 5-"No person was ever honored for wht he received, honor has been d reward FOR WHAT HE GAVE." Calvin Coolidge 30th President US
Tommy gave me 10, so here goes: 1. My favorite food is nachos. 2. I love pizza, but I don't like pizza sauce (or any red sauce for that matter) 3. It doesn't matter if you spell my name Jodi, Jodie, Jody, or Jodee, because it's not my real name. 4. When I met my hubby, I was enrolled at OU in the Architectural Design school. I grew up wanting to be an architect. Still would love to give it a shot. 5. I was a magician's assistant at one time in my life. 6. I repossessed vehicles at one time in my life. 7. My favorite song is What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong. 8. In my lifetime, I've moved upwards of 25 times. 9. My iPod includes music from every genre except rap. 10. If I could have dinner with any alive or dead? Laura Bush, Abraham Lincoln, Calvin Coolidge, Tom Sellek, Frank Loyd Wright, and my sweet hubby.
Black pioneers of Colorado helped build state - Joseph H.P. Westbrook was a light-skinned black man who could pass for white. And he did. Westbrook infiltrated the Denver Ku Klux Klan in the early 1900s and alerted blacks to the groups plans. Westbrook also was a physician, drugstore owner, a civic leader 6and a delegate to the Republican National Convention that nominated Calvin Coolidge for president. Despite his many accomplishments, you wont find Westbrook in many Colorado history books. "There is a hole in our historical connections of the whole community," said Terry Nelson, volunteer services manager for the Denver Public Library. "We have tons of researchers coming to the library asking for information about African-Americans in the West. We have little information." After the Civil War, black people from the South headed west to escape oppression and racism -- and to look for gold, as many did. Pioneering blacks were trappers, miners, cattle rustlers, millionaires, fugitives, laborers, doctors an ...
If you go to the Arvest Bank in Bella Vista, Arkansas remember to put on a shirt and take off your Calvin Coolidge mask. It will avoid A LOT of confusion.
12 facts you may not know about me. Like my status and I'll give you a number. 1. My Dad, my brother & I all have the same middle name. 2. The road I grew up on, Gates Road in Mount Holly, is named after my Mom's family. 3. I was on the front page of the Rutland Herald my senior year for being one of the first students in Rutland's school choice program. 4. I am a blood relative of 2 presidents. William Taft on my Mom's side & Calvin Coolidge on my Dad's side. 5. I am also connected to the Kennedy family. Mary Richardson, Robert Kennedy Jr's deceased wife, was my Mom's first cousin. 6. I have been an avid comic book collector for many years. 7. I was a fan of the Walking Dead long before the tv show. I've actually read every issue of the comic that it's based on. 8. I spent my 23rd birthday in Romania. 9. I've been to 6 Red Sox games. 3 at Fenway & 3 at Expos Stadium. 10. I currently own an Atari, Sega Genesis, NES, Super Nintendo, N64, Gamecube, Wii, Playstation, PS2 & PS3. 11. I have a large scar on my ...
Oh, Ann Robertson McConnell, you would have to give TWELVE things people might not know about me.I think most everyone knows everything about me (that I'm willing to tell!), but here goes: 1). My dad was from New Jersey (yep...he got 'famous' for his book, "Stories of a West Virginia Country Doctor", but he didn't move there until 1938). 2). I fell in love with Vermont when I was 7 years old...became obsessed with that lovely place and lived there for almost ten years. 3). I am obsessed with Calvin Coolidge.just not his politics. 4). I twirl baton for exercise and fun - to Eric Clapton music. 5). I have a BA in Religious Studies from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA - and an LPN from Upshur County School of Practical Nursing. Both stretched my brain. 6). I spent a summer getting to know Jim Bakker (he was just out of prison and I was operations manager for a Books A Million in Bradenton, FL) 7). I closed down a bar in Wilmington, NC, late one night with William Least Heat-Moon (Official) (and w ...
Meet Stubby. Stubby served in WWI, and was promoted, as a result of acts of valor, to the rank of Sergeant. In all Stubby served 18 months all along the Front, fighting in 17 different battles and four major campaigns. He survived shrapnel wounds and carried messages under fire. General John J. Pershing, Commander of the US Forces, personally awarded Stubby a gold medal for heroism. Stubby also earned a Purple Heart, the Medal of the Battle of Verdun and the Republic of France Grande War Medal. After the war, Stubby was awarded lifetime membership in the American Legion, YMCA and American Red Cross. Stubby met and charmed Presidents Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge. After the war his master, Conroy, decided to go law school at Georgetown. While Conroy studied, Stubby parlayed his fame into a sweet gig as the Hoyas mascot. (We told you he was cool.) In 1926 Stubby died in Conroy’s arms. He was so loved that The New York Times ran an obituary 3 columns wide and half a page long. On t ...
If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing the land with sticks and transporting the goods on our backs. William Feather. Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their chldren to come back home. Bill Cosby. I don't care what you say about me, as long as you say something about me and as long as you spell my name right. George M. Cohan One rule of action more important than all others consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you. Calvin Coolidge
One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson. - read it all today - could not put it down - a narrative history of a seminal season in the 20th Century. Well written - excellent research - woven together with a poetic flair. Enter Babe Ruth, Charles Lindberg, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, aviation, baseball, dawn of radio and tv - and more! Love this stuff!
Here's today's musical factoids and historical tidbits... November 2nd: On this Day 1956, Police used tear gas to break up a riot that broke out during a Fats Domino concert in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fats and three of his sidemen suffer minor injuries. 1958, Tommy Edwards was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'It's All In The Game.' Written by Charles Dawes, later Vice President of the United States under Calvin Coolidge. It is the only No.1 pop single to have been co-written by a US Vice President. 1963, Peter Paul and Mary started a five week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'In The Wind' the group's second No.1. 1963, The Konrads, (featuring David Bowie), appeared at Shirley Parish Hall, Shirley, Croydon, England. 1963: Dion angrily walks off the set of the British ITV television program Ready Steady Go! in the middle of performing his hit "Donna The Prima Donna," claiming the go-go dancers surrounding him during the song are distracting. 1963: Reviewing the Beatles' concert the night b ...
Calvin Coolidge. What the *** ever happened to that state? It's like a common sense black hole went through and drained it all.
It's time to pause Snow Buddies on your DVR and put together your 1920s outfit for tomorrow! In case you don't want to dress as a flapper or a [nonviolent] gangster, here are a few costume ideas: Babe Ruth, 1920s football player, Charlie Chaplin, Calvin Coolidge, Rudolph Valentino, the 18th amendment, the 21st amendment, Amelia Earhart, Bonnie and Clyde (without guns or bulletholes), Frida Kahlo, Albert Einstein, a women's suffragist, Charles Lindbergh. GET TO IT.
Really? 5X - GOP loser Who's next on your show Calvin Coolidge, Nixon, Dole?
Calvin Coolidge: "if u see ten troubles coming down d road, u canbe sure dat nine will run into d ditch b4 they reach you."
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I am 87 years of age, probably older than most of you reading this. Through the evolution of time, I have seen many changes in this Country and around the World in its many aspects and on many levels. We've experienced the good, the bad and the ugly, yet we survived and thrived.till now. I was born when Calvin Coolidge was President and survived 14 more to present. I was never politically minded or religious minded as I knew nothing about either one of them. I still don't. But what I do know however is "right from wrong". Of the 15 Presidents I grew up with, Harry S. Truman was my favorite. There was no BS about him. He came out of nowhere to become President taking FDR's place following his demise. President Truman had an enormous task on his hands. He was a plain simple down to earth person but knew how to make "command decisions" which he did and brought WWII to an end. I liked the slogan I saw on his desk, "The buck stops here". Unlike today, there wasn't a shred of greed in this man. He ...
Smoke Detector Vital for Successful Escape From House Fire Clay County Fire Rescue officials credit a working smoke detector in alerting two residents to a home fire early Monday morning. The fire, at 1621 Elsie St. in Green Cove Springs, was reported via 911 at 3:31 a.m., and apparently started as a result of a lit candle left in the living room. Two adult occupants exited the home safely after being awakened by the smoke detector. A third resident was not at home at the time of the fire. A small dog escaped out a door and was reunited with the family a short time after firefighters knocked down the fire. Units responded from Stations 20, 15, 17, 22 and St. Johns County, with firefighters arriving less than 4 minutes after the call was placed. Initial crews reported heavy fire conditions with approximately 50% of the home engulfed in flames. No firefighters were injured during the extinguishment of the blaze, which took just over 20 minutes to knock down. The home sustained approximately $75,000 in damag ...
If you don't say anything, you won't be called upon to repeat it. .calvin coolidge
"If the people lose control of the arteries of trade and the natural sources of mechanical power, the nationalization of all industry should soon be expected. Our forefathers were alert to resist all encroachments upon their rights. If we wish to maintain our rights, we can do no less." - Calvin Coolidge, 30th President, Speech on Anniversary of the Continental Congress (25 Sept 1924)
"Character is the only secure foundation of the state." - John Calvin Coolidge
'' If you didn't say a word, you wont be called to repeat it.''-Calvin Coolidge
Every story has an ending, but in life every end is just a new beginning and keep still, - Calvin Coolidge
America Not Discovered by Columbus by Rasmus B. Anderson was published in 1874. This book helped popularize the now familiar idea that Vikings were the first Europeans in the New World. During his appearance at the Norse-American Centennial in 1925, President Calvin Coolidge gave recognition to Leif Erikson as the Discoverer of America due to research by Norwegian-American scholars such as Knut Gjerset and Ludvig Hektoen. In 1930, Wisconsin became the first U.S. state to officially adopt Leif Erikson Day as a state holiday, thanks in large part to efforts by Rasmus Anderson. A year later, the state of Minnesota followed suit. By 1956, Leif Erikson Day had been made an official observance in seven states (Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Illinois, Colorado, Washington, and California) and one Canadian province (Saskatchewan). In 2012 the day was also made official in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1963, the U.S. Representative from Duluth, John Blatnik, introduced a bill to observe Leif Erikson Day nati ...
To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race. Calv…
"All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work." ~Calvin Coolidge
I just talked with a man I've become friends with over the years of delivering here in Caldwell. Some of you may know him. He walks a trap line every day and hunts for Ginsing in the steep, wooded hills of Noble County. Most interesting thing about Art is his age.88. Calvin Coolidge was president when he was born.
Is beach water really salty because of whale sperm? ðŸ˜³ill run into the ditch before they reach you, ~ Calvin Coolidge
Today,Calvin Coolidge Homestead in Plymouth, to catch some live Buckwheat flailing:
Good morning! It's Wednesday the 9th of October - and today is all about staying safe. It's Fire Prevention Day! The Fire Marshals Association of North American created this holiday back in 1911 on the 40th anniversary of the great Chicago fire. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge created National Fire Prevention Week, which starts on the Sunday of the week that includes October 9th. Today would be a great day to check those smoke detectors and make sure your home is fire-safe. "LIKE" & "SHARE" to remind your friends to prepare themselves in case of a fire. Go make it a great day, Kansas!
Happy Leif Eiriksson day! Thank you Calvin Coolidge for making this a thing.
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when silent Cal spoke it was time to listen. Calvin Coolidge was the best president we ever had. teach this truth to your children at home because they will not lean this in school
is ineligible to contest in 2015 – Dr. Ardo Dr. Umar Ardo, an academic, politician and a gubernatorial aspirant in Adamawa state under the platform of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, in this interview with our Correspondent in Abuja at the weekend, analyzes sundry issues pertaining President Goodluck Jonathan’s candidacy in 2015, including Supreme Court judgment, the president’s campaign promises and governing policies, precedents from the USA and, the state of the nation. He concludes that President Jonathan is ineligible to contest the 2015 presidential election even as he disagrees with those calling on the president to contest. He therefore counsels him to subordinate his personal ambition to the higher interest of the country by declining to contest the presidency in 2015 so as to set a positive precedence for Nigeria in her democratization process. Excerpts. You were opposed to the imposition of Emergency rule on your state of Adamawa by the President, describing it as unconstitutional. D ...
"NO MAN EVER LISTENED HIMSELF OUT OF A JOB"-CALVIN COOLIDGE.Poll: Republicans get the blame in shutdown
Calvin Coolidge once said when waking from a nap: "is the country still here?" Now we all literally have to ask that question everyday when we wake up in the morning. Thank you politicians.
Today's Verse «[Wisdom] cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire. The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold. No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.» Job 28:16-18 Today's Quote «Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.» Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) Today's Quip - Wisdom opens the eyes both to the glories of heaven and to the hollowness of earth.
Not open since Calvin Coolidge cut the average American's tax rate from 15% to 4%, drastically cut the size and scope of federal government ending a deeper depression than the 1929 crash started in a few MONTHS not decades. But since that time neither Republican nor Democrat Party has followed his model, we've been going in "reverse liberty" and forward " big government mode" ever since.
If you do not say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it.Calvin Coolidge
Why, in the World Not? Come back with me to my classroom. Average American high school. Classes have finished for the day. I’m just tidying up, shuffling papers, chipping bubblegum off the desks – teacher stuff, when one of my students comes flying through door, breathless and distraught. “Somebody just told me that you’re a conservative!” Her eyes bugged out in disbelief, hoping I would deny the accusation and set her world right again. I mean, I taught honors English and modern dance. She was used to me pouring tea and reciting poetry, perfecting her plies. It was a public school. How could I be conservative?!? A couple of years later one of my students wrote her college application essay about me, and my being a conservative and how disturbing that was. I was nice, smart, well read – not at all what she had expected from a right-wing nut job. She didn’t put it that way – the essay was really quite complementary, but that’s where it came from – complete amazement. And then this week ...
Learn something every day... Historical Tidbits..by..me. National Fire Prevention Week - Why October? Well, we have to start at 9:40pm on Sunday, Oct. 8th, 1871. A months-long drought, windy conditions and wooden structures contributed to the destruction of 34 blocks of Chicago, Il., between the 8th and 10th. Numerous stories have been told of how it started, the most popular being Cathrine O'Leary's cow and a lantern; Peg Leg Sullivan and a cigar; meteor showers and finally embers from a forest fire in Wisconsin. In fact, on the 8th, several towns and hundreds of thousands of acres of wilderness burned in Michigan and Wisconsin. At any rate, O'Leary and her cow were officially pardoned from the cause in 1893, when a Chicago Tribune reporter admitted he made up the theory for better press. On Oct. 8, 1911, the 40th Anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, the Fire Marshals Association of North America held the first Fire Prevention Day. President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the first National Fire Prevention ...
There's been many speculations of Abraham Lincoln being a mulatto, still black. The US constitution states the "one drop rule" if anyone has a drop of black blood that person is considered to be of African descent. Yet when you pay attention to his feature he does look as if he had black in him. African people can see it in their own no matter how light the skin may appear. In history there are stories stating that his mother was also half black, yet she still passed for white. I watched the movie Hidden colors 1 & 2 and saw how they the proved this. Just look at some key things here. Why is Abe on the penny and facing the opposite way than any other president that is on a coin? Abe freed slaves??? People slavery never left. It was an "false" Emancipation Proclamation. He used that to lure the black man with a false hope of freedom. It is still going on now but is hidden through debt as economic slavery. Truth is Abe did not want to free any slaves he was caught in the middle between the north and the so ...
Martha Coolidge (born Aug 17, 1946) American film director and former President of the Directors Guild of America. She has directed such films as Real Genius and Rambling Rose. Early life and family-Coolidge was born in New Haven, Connecticut. She is a grand daughter of Arthur W. Coolidge, former Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, who was himself a fifth cousin of President Calvin Coolidge. She was date raped at age 16, a trauma that inspired her directorial debut film, Not a Pretty Picture. Coolidge studied illustration at Rhode Island School of Design, but changed majors, becoming the first film major at the school. She earned her MFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Career-Coolidge first made her reputation by directing many award winning documentaries in New York. While in New York, she helped found the Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers and the IFP. She then moved to Hollywood in 1976. She spent several years as a part of the Zoetrope Studio created by Francis Ford ...
Fire Prevention Week 2013 The reason we have Fire Prevention Week is because on October 9, 1871, Mrs. Catherine O’Leary was milking her cow when the animal kicked over a lamp, that cause a large fire in Mrs. O’Leary’s barn which started the fiery of fires, because of high winds and a record dry fall this help lead to the Great city of Chicago fire. After this fire was finally put out (extinguished) it burnt down over 3.3 square miles of the city. In the United States, President Calvin Coolidge wrote a proclamation of Fire Prevention Week was made in 1925, It was told this week October 6-13 will always be used to teach and talk to students and adults in the community about the importance of fire safety.
What's the best way to determine how much of the $16 trillion U.S. debt is attributable to each President? The most popular way is to look at the debt level when each President took office. Sometimes it's easier to look at a graph showing the percent of the debt accumulated under each President. It's also important to compare the debt as a percent of economic output. However, these aren't the most accurate ways to measure the debt contributed by each President. Why? The President doesn't really have much control over debt accumulation during his first year. That's because the budget for that fiscal year was already set by the previous President. The new President pretty much has to live with that budget's tax rates and spending levels for the first nine months of his inaugural calendar year in office. You really can't hold him accountable for the debt incurred by the previous President's budget. In rare cases, a President can add an amendment to that budget, but must first get Congressional approval. For ...
Free question for CBI Trivia tonight Q: What US President proclaimed the first Fire Prevention Week, from October 4th - 10th, 1925? A: Calvin Coolidge
Fire Prevention Week! Fun Fact!: Fire Prevention Week was made in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) continues to be the international sponsor of the week. Protect your family by changing all batteries and purchasing new smoke & carbon monoxide detectors. We have many varieties and name brands to choose from! Prices range $4.99 & up.
There are all these people calling in to CSPAN accusing our current President of "kicking people off federal land" who are also saying that Calvin Coolidge was one of our best Presidents so far. Those who forget history may be condemned to repeat it, but those who never knew history in the first place are condemned to broadcast their ignorance on the internet 24 hours a day.
"Ayo, Spiced out Calvin Coolidge, Loungin' wit seven doulas" Ghostface Killah. Why do you need seven? Do you have seven simultaneously pregnant wives?
A night where all I listen to Logic & Calvin Coolidge non stop :3
The United States has no more reason to default on its debt after October 17 than its had to shut down access to the Nations outside Memorial sites because of the budget stalemate! Our current budget finances all the U.S.’s current obligation and Obama’s rhetoric to induce panic is unfounded! Even with the ‘shut down’ 83% of the government is working and spending but Obama has chosen to close our nation’s popular landmarks not to save money but to inflict pain on Americans in hopes they will blame The House of Representatives and he will get his way without negotiating! Bill Clinton reached across the isle in 1995 and negotiated welfare reform with Newt Gingrich and it never entered his mind to install barricades and preventing access to our outdoor memorial and be vindictive as Barack Obama has done! As to the National Debt, which is now almost 500% higher than the Treasuries total annual revenues of about 4 trillion, sufficient funds are still being collect to pay the interest on our loans ...
We play Harrison on the 15 turn up Calvin Coolidge we play y'all on the 17
"The time is arriving when we can have further tax reduction, when, unless we wish to hamper the people in their right to earn a living, we must have tax reform. The method of raising revenue ought not to impede the transaction of business; it ought to encourage it. I am opposed to extremely high rates, because they produce little or no revenue, because they are bad for the country, and, finally, because they are wrong. We can not finance the country, we can not improve social conditions, through any system of injustice, even if we attempt to inflict it upon the rich." Calvin Coolidge If only our government had heeded President Coolidge's advice...
My thoughts for the day. The federal government is all about Control. It does not matter what party you belong to or support. Why would you support this giant government with control or your health care. This bogus shut down is just that. What is happening now is that Washington D.C. has way to much power. It does not matter what party wields power. When your health care gets to be controlled by the government what we see now will become normal. The current president and administration is harming Americans period. If another president and another party gets into power and does this they will be harming Americans. Obama care is a train wreck and it is starting to come unraveled. The illusion of a government taking care of people is a false hope. No society on earth has been able to take care of its people. Only the people can protect themselves. We have to stand with people who understand liberty. Our Constitution was created so that the government was created to have negative liberties placed on it to pro ...
The Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation has announced the establishment of the first annual Coolidge Prize for Journalism, honoring authors who write in the spirit of America's 30th president. The winner of the prize - a $20,000 award known as The Coolidge - will be...
President Reagan once said about President Calvin Coolidge: "I don’t know if this country has ever had a higher level of prosperity as it did under Coolidge. And he actually reduced the national debt, he cut taxes several times across the board. And maybe the criticism was in both cases that they weren’t activist enough. Well, maybe there’s a lesson in that. Maybe we’ve had instances of government being too active, intervening, interfering. You have here a couple of cases of men who were abiding by the rule that if it ain’t broke,don’t fix it."
Today in Baseball History -- Oct. 4 -- from Mary Landers ... 1906 -- Setting a major league mark, the Cubs win their 116th game completing the season with an astounding .763 winning percentage. 1924 -- At Griffith Stadium, Calvin Coolidge becomes the first U.S. President to attend a World Series opener. The Giants edge the hometown Senators in 12 innings, 4-3. 1925 -- For the first time in the 50-year history of the franchise, the Cubs end the season in last place. The team, managed by Bill Killefer (33-42), Rabbit Maranville (23-30), and George Gibson (12-14), compiles a 68-86 record and finishes 27.5 games behind the first-place Pirates. 1925 -- On the final day of the season at Sportman's Park, Tiger outfielder Ty Cobb and Browns first baseman George Sisler, the player-managers of their respective teams, face one another as mound opponents making it the first time in which both teams use a position player to pitch in relief in the same game, an oddity that will not occur again until 2012. The Georgia P ...
CHILD LABOR IS NOT A LEGAL AMENDMENT, NEVER RATIFIED BY ALL STATES.Child Labor Amendment Calvin Coolidge seated at desk, with congressman Israel Moore Foster, who proposed the Child Labor Amendment The Child Labor Amendment, approved by Congress in 1924, would give Congress authority to enact child labor regulations that had previously been rejected by the Supreme Court. Although only 6 states had ratified the amendment by the beginning of 1933, the total rose to 28 by the end of 1937, leaving the amendment still eight states short of the number then required. In 1941, the Supreme Court overturned its earlier rejection of federal child labor regulation in United States v. Darby Lumber Co. This decision has been described as making the Child Labor Amendment unnecessary. The amendment has been ratified by 28 states: 1.Arkansas (1924) 2.Arizona (1925) 3.California (1925) 4.Wisconsin (1925) 5.Montana (1927) 6.Colorado (1931) 7.Illinois (1933) 8.Iowa (1933) 9.Maine (1933) 10.Michigan (1933) 11.Minn ...
Notes from the weekend! Cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2 was a fun romp with the kids. Was the villain a take on Steve Jobs? Spacex had an Awesome launch today with a significantly cooler rocket than their previous " Awesome rocket". The wheels of innovation started turning a little faster after today. My only concern is that Elon Musk made fun of Jeff Bezo's Blue Origin. Blue Origin has plans for Suborbital and Orbital Vehicles, but has made relatively little progress. Elon was quoted as saying that " Unicorns will Dance" before Jeff Bezos makes it to space. As much as I'm a Elon Fan, I have some Advice!! DO NOT EVER EVER EVER make fun of a Bald Billionaire who has a scary evil laugh!!! My work building is very large. My Saturday walk to get coffee is 1 mile roundtrip. I kinda like that!!! Seeing the Dance with the federal budget right now, it gives me perspective because I'm Reading the Biography of Calvin Coolidge right now and it just underlines the fact that Washington D.C has always be ...
What Ted Cruz understands is exactly what this battle over defunding Obamacare represents. Obamacare is but the latest leftward turn that every Democratic administration since Woodrow Wilson has been engineering in a bid to dramatically remake America in the progressive image. Unfortunately, of the eight Republicans that have been elected president since Wilson’s departure in 1920 (and we leave out Warren Harding who died two years into his term), only two — Calvin Coolidge and Ronald Reagan — have had the political courage to firmly grasp the wheel and take the country forward to its original ideas of a nation based on individual liberty and freedom. All the others — Hoover, Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford and the two Bushes — took Wilson’s progressive vision and either added to it or simply refused to change course. Jack Kemp
Last night, I forced myself to watch an interview with an individual who, in my judgment, has been one of the most destructive political figures in the history of the United States. There are many reasons for his destructiveness, some of which are sympathetic. He never knew his father. His mother was frequently unavailable during his childhood because of her educational and employment needs. But in my view, no figure altered the tectonic balance between the private and the public sectors more than William Jefferson Clinton. Not William McKinley. Not Calvin Coolidge. Not anybody. We are just now beginning to see the depth of his damage. And remember: although the broadest, largely temporary extremism exists at the poles of the ideological spectrum, the deepest and most long lasting extremism exists at the center of the spectrum. It is the false quest for an automatic, self-regulating calculus of disparate variables that locks a political system into a spiral of non-innovative redundancy, and decline. The n ...
Conservative American Patriots wrote: Revival, Calvin Coolidge, and Recovering America's Foundations By Ray Nothstine Often many on the political right believe that reform or change in the country is just one election or another president away. Some declare another Ronald Reagan can fix America’s problems, but entirely miss that there may be no culture left to support a president like Reagan. For almost every pr...
DID YOU KNOW: "Cal" Worthington was named after President Calvin Coolidge. He was a WWII vet, flew bombers over Germany.
Reading a book on President Calvin Coolidge. I think I found my second favorite Republican president. We could sure use his leadership now.
Sen. Stan Rosenberg would be first Senate president from Amherst district since Calvin Coolidge.
Christ, in Melrose we have a school named after Herbert Hoover! Let alone Calvin Coolidge and Theodore Roosevelt!
16 bedrooms, marble fountain, & a master dressing room. DC mansion that Calvin Coolidge called home is on the market
Calvin Coolidge:“The business of America is business.” You can’t love jobs but hate job creators! …
August 3: OTD in 1923 Calvin Coolidge becomes president. In his later years, Coolidge served as a trustee at
Calvin coolidge was that school in 8th grade lol
“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence." — Calvin Coolidge
This is true. Teaching them to use the litterbox was no fun. RT: Calvin Coolidge had 2 pet racoons.
A suggestion. "It is our theory that the people own the government, not that the government should own the people." - Calvin Coolidge
If I had permitted my failures to discourage me, I cannot see any way I would ever have made progress. -Calvin Coolidge
And now we are geeking out about a Calvin Coolidge thing.
One of the greatest perils to an extensive republic is the disregard of individual rights. CALVIN COOLIDGE
he actually quotes Calvin Coolidge writing his dad in relation to state legislation.
Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business. -- Calvin Coolidge
Did you know...that I am good friends with Calvin Coolidge
a la Calvin Coolidge, I guess it really doesn't matter what the business is as long as business is good.
“There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no independence quite so important, as living within your means.” ― Calvin Coolidge
Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow. ~ Calvin Coolidge Tiot
There is no justification for public interference with purely private concerns.Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont.Clarence Darrow -
He's the best! Just like Charo and Glenn Danzig and John Lennon and Calvin Coolidge and Oliver Stone!!!
you know you did a good job when they put your mug on money, oh what up Calvin Coolidge!
"No method of procedure has ever been devised by which liberty could be divorced from local self-government. No plan of centralization has ever been adopted which did not result in bureaucracy, tyranny, inflexibility, reaction, and decline. Of all forms of government, those administered by bureaus are about the least satisfactory to an enlightened and progressive people. Being irresponsible they become autocratic, and being autocratic they resist all development. Unless bureaucracy is constantly resisted it breaks down representative government and overwhelms democracy. It is the one element in our institutions that sets up the pretense of having authority over everybody and being responsible to nobody."Calvin Coolidge
"It is necessary to watch people in Washington all the time to keep them from unnecessary expenditure of money. They have all lived off the national Government so long in that city that they are inclined to regard any sort of employment as a Christmas tree, and if we are not careful, they will run up a big expense bill on us." Calvin Coolidge
Who was the only president born on the 4th of july and what two presidents died on the 4th of july.
“We must have no carelessness in our dealings with public property or the expenditure of public money. Such a condition is characteristic of undeveloped people, or of a decadent generation.” - Calvin Coolidge
4th place In trivia! *** you Calvin Coolidge, the blue fairy and bikini bottom!
The preserving redheaded republican from that inspired President Calvin Coolidge:
Watching Sunday Best. R.I.P. Calvin Coolidge Caldwell my stepdad who loved Sunday Best. He had an opinion about each contestant whether you wanted to hear it or not!
Where is Calvin Coolidge when we need him most? Where is the spirit of Calvin Coolidge, Ronald Reagan, Abraham...
I have never been hurt by what I have not said - Calvin Coolidge
If former President Calvin Coolidge could eat breakfast in bed while having his head rubbed with Vaseline then so can I
He disgraces the legacy of George Washington, Calvin Coolidge, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Ronald Reagan.
Hey liberty lovers! I'm wanting to get to know you better. What/who's your favorite. Movie? Animated Movie? Founding father? Amendment to The Constitution? Cereal? Musical artist? Organ of the body? Decade of the 20th century? President? Holiday? Candy Bar? :)
"Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance." - Calvin Coolidge
i didnt know Calvin Coolidge was a president until yesterday
Holy smokes, the good news just keeps rolling in! Mark Collins has agreed to join our ranks as an Artistic Associate! Most of you probably know Mark from his decade of service as the theatre critic for The Daily Camera, a job he left so that he could return to acting. He worked with us last Fall in our production of The Neo-Futurists 44 PLAYS FOR 44 PRESIDENTS, where he played a variety of Prez's, ranging from Andrew Jackson to Calvin Coolidge to FDR to Gerald Ford. What's more, he won the "Best Performance by an Ex-Critic" Award for his work, as part of Denver Westword's Best of Denver. FACT.
President Calvin Coolidge was born on the 4th of July.
On the power of influence;. . When Calvin Coolidge was President, he had an overnight guest in the White...
Oh I forgot to tell you...Calvin Coolidge was a good friend of mine
I...wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement-Calvin Coolidge
According to AP, the Congressional agenda for the coming week is immigration reform, the farm bill, and student loans. Do you notice what's missing? Cutting spending and addressing our rising national debt. Indeed, the likely legislative "solutions" to all three items will likely worsen, not improve, our debt problem. If we don't fix the rising debt problem, nothing else will matter. Thanks largely to growth and job killing policies from this Administration, we cannot count on growing our way out of debt. And unless we fix Medicare, Medicare, Obamacare, and Social Security, we won't be able to reduce our borrowing very much, either.
Fun fact - U.S. President Calvin Coolidge liked to eat breakfast while having his head rubbed with vaseline
“We are obliged to conclude that the Declaration of Independence represented the movement of a people. It was not, of course, a movement from the top. Revolutions do not come from that direction... The American Revolution represented the informed and mature convictions of a great mass of independent, liberty-loving, God-fearing people who knew their rights, and possessed the courage to dare to maintain them.” – Calvin Coolidge, born July 4, 1872
That one will eat away at me for awhile...
"Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped." --Calvin Coolidge
Obama didn't study Calvin Coolidge for sure. I don't even think he even took economics 101!
Took the Bear for a ride and ended going to Calvin Coolidge state park went for nice walk in the woods dam dog is getting me some exercise, time for a pain pill lol. Good place for a family get-to-gether if families did things like that
What this country needs is another Calvin Coolidge! Silent Cal was our 30th president. He served as VP under Warren Harding, becoming president after Harding's death. He continued to create jobs and the recovery from the Wilson era. President Coolidge said "No" to all spending bills sent to his desk. in his 2 terms, he took us from deficit spending to a suprplus goverment. I wonder why noone wants to emmulate this great leader?
Happy Birthday President Calvin Coolidge! We need another one like him today.
If you know nothing of Calvin Coolidge, your missing a valuable piece of American history. Awesome president.
Calvin Coolidge was truly one of our greatest and wisest presidents, tho he is less studied and unsung.
I loved the great Ronaldus Magnus, but I think if I had been around then, I would have loved Calvin Coolidge just as much, maybe more. Calvin was fiscally tight fist-ed, just like me. Imagine if you combined his cheapness with Reagan's pro-growth policies. Wowzer!
Nations is over for this guy. Lost first round but will see nationals next year in San Jose, CA!
Which of the following Presidents of United States is known for creating "President's Organization for Unemployment Relief" in the decade of thirties for victims of Great Depression? a. Franklin D. Roosevelt b. Herbert Hoover c. Calvin Coolidge d. Harry S. Truman e. None of them Previous answer : 10
Back when a president was allowed to own up to his wealth and social standing without having to pretend to be a regular guy, presidents had insane pets. Herbert Hoover had two crocodiles. Teddy Roosevelt had a pet badger named Josiah. Benjamin Harrison had two opossums, perhaps the ugliest mid-sized North American mammal, and named them Mr. Reciprocity and Mr. Protection. Calvin Coolidge, if he tried to maintain his collection today, would be thrown in jail about twelve times over--dude had a wallaby, a duiker, a black bear, two lion cubs, a pygmy hippo, and a bobcat.
"The brand has been damaged for good ... throughout of the Middle East what you are going to see is really a backlash... The emperor is naked. They have no original ideas ... Mohamed Morsi pursued similar policies to that of Mubarak politically on foreign policy and economically . Whether you are talking about More and more are going to take a second look at this particular huge religious and social movement." - Fawaz Gerges, director of the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science
Stupid History-7/5-Yesterday was an historic day for several reasons. Yes, it was the 4th of July, but it was also the birthday for one U.S. President and death-day for three U.S. Presidents. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and James Monroe all died on July 4 (Jefferson and Adams in the same year, just hours apart.), and Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4. Coolidge was named after Protestant reformer John Calvin.
100 years ago, the existing president, Woodrow Wilson who was a horrible Progressive not a whole lot different than the one we have today, presided over huge tax increase and huge spending increases. Those actions lead our nation into the 1st, read it, the FIRST depression of 1921-22. Most people do not know about a first depression. Enter Warren G. Harding, as president who started the ball rolling to lower taxes drastically and reduce government spending drastically. Unfortunately, he died in office before his leadership could have much effect. Fortunately, his vice President Calvin Coolidge continued his leadership and got congress to lower taxation and reduce spending so drastically and effectively, that the depression ended within a year of it getting started, and the result was the Roaring 20's, one of the most prosperous periods in US history. The point is this... our economy is not rebounding and now that SS taxes have gone up drastically it is not getting any better. In some states, there ha ...
A few quotes on courage.Enjoy Ed R Remember that failure is an event, not a person. -- Unknown. Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. -- Brian Tracy. Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are. -- Norman Vincent Peale. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -- Unknown. To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice. -- Confucius. I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. -- Thomas Alva Edison. Thinking men cannot be ruled. -- Ayn Rand. Courage is not defined by those who fought and did not fall, but by those who fought, fell and rose again. -- Unknown. God grant me the cou . ...
"We live in an age of science and of abounding accumulation of material things. These did not create our Declaration. Our Declaration created them. The things of the spirit come first." - Calvin Coolidge in 1926
Calvin Coolidge on the radio, marking the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. That is final.
Memorable quotes from the ghetto-fabulous ladies sitting behind us in the Hall of Presidents: "Woodrow Wilson? What kind of name is Woodrow?!" "Calvin Coolidge! What the *** ?" "Ooh, John F. Kennedy is sexy!" Magical.
"The most difficult part of getting to the top of ladder is getting through the crowd at the bottom." I thought this bit of history is quite interesting. SGT . STUBBY W AR DOG HERO ! Meet America 's first war dog, a stray Pit Bull/Terrier mix, named Stubby. He became Sgt. Stubby, was the most decorated war dog of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat. One day he appeared at Yale Field in New Haven, Connecticut; while a group of soldiers were training, stopping to make friends with soldiers as they drilled. One soldier, Corporal Robert Conroy, developed a fondness for the dog. He named him Stubby because of his short legs. When it became time for the outfit to ship out, Conroy hid Stubby on board the troop ship. To keep the dog, the private taught him to salute his commanding officers warming their hearts to him Stubby served with the 102nd Infantry, 26th (Yankee) Division in the trenches in France for 18 months and participated in four offensives and some 18 battles. The . ...
My friend has always accused me of going to Glendale Gardens Cafe because some days it's like a freak show. You never know what or who you might see. I've always insisted that this is not true. Well, today at lunch an older gentleman walks in with a cane, starched collar, straw hat, etc., an entire outfit from the early 20th century. My first thought is maybe he's a reenactor, portraying Calvin Coolidge or Woodrow Wilson. I asked the waitress what she thought. Without too much encouragement, she went and asked him. He was perturbed by her interrogation, but she asked if he was Coolidge or Wilson. No, he was neither president. His wife said that he just likes to wear those clothes. If you dress like that, don't you assume that someone's going to ask you about it? Where were his manners? Shouldn't he have removed his hat when he came into the building? Yes, I left the waitress a big tip, of course!
"Our laws and institutions must necessarily be based on the teachings of the Redeemer of mankind, it is impossible that it should be otherwise; and in this sense and to this extent our civilization and our institutions are emphatically Christian" President Calvin Coolidge addressing the Supreme Court in 1892 Does our present president hold this same sense of loyalty to our Christian heritage, our constitution and our rights as Americans? If I remember correctly, Obama said something to the effect, "America is no longer a Christian nation, but a Muslim nation." Also note a Quote by President Lincoln "America will never be destroyed from the outside, if we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because destroyed ourselves" JUST SOME THOUGHTS TO PONDER!
“I’ve never been hurt by anything I didn’t say.” ~Calvin Coolidge. (Compare with Proverbs 10:19: "In the multitude of words sin is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is wise.")
I would like to wish my sweet sister a Happy 90th birthday today you would never know she was that age Love You so much ,Hope it is a great day for you sister
We demand entire freedom of action and then expect the government in some miraculous way to save us from the consequences of our own acts. Self-government means self-reliance. — Calvin Coolidge, 30th U.S. president (1872-1933)
Which U.S. president was born on the Fourth of July? Thomas Jefferson Ronald Reagan Franklin D. Roosevelt Calvin Coolidge
"It is better to block a bad law than sign a good one." - President Calvin Coolidge
"Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws." - Calvin Coolidge
Today's Trivia Question--- Who was the U.S.' s 30th president and what political party did he belong to?
"Fate bestows its rewards on those who put themselves in the proper attitude to receive them" Calvin Coolidge
Mom just bought my a DVD of Singing in the Rain with Gene Kelly and Donald O'Conner.. Best mom ever!!!
Leading up to Founding As we will see, the BIS was founded in 1930 during a very troubled time in history. Some knowledge of that history is critical to understanding why the BIS was created, and for whose benefit. There are three figures that play prominently in the founding of the BIS: Charles G. Dawes Owen D. Young Hjalmar Schacht of Germany Charles G. Dawes was director of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget in 1921, and served on the Allied Reparations Commission starting in 1923. His latter work on "stabilizing Germany’s economy" earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1925. After being elected Vice President under President Calvin Coolidge from 1925-1929, and appointed Ambassador to England in 1931, he resumed his personal banking career in 1932 as chairman of the board of the City National Bank and Trust in Chicago, where he remained until his death in 1951. Owen D Young was an American industrialist. He founded RCA (Radio Corporation of America) in1919 and was its chairman until 1933. He also served as t ...
I was reading The Trivia Questions. This is what I learned. (1) Benjamin Franklin was 70 , the oldest to sign the Declarations & Edward Rutledge 26 a lawyer from So Carolina was the youngest (2) John Cooledge 30th President was born on July 4, 1872 (3) Hawaii became US State August 21,1959. The 27th flag of the US became Offical on July 4, 1960 (4) 56 men singed the Declaration between August 21, 1776 & Jan 22, 1777 , Included 2 Future Presidents. * Does anyone remember these things? It is neat what you can learn when you read things.
Dear Fellow Classmates: Members of the Calvin Coolidge Class of 69 Steering Committee have begun to work in partnership for another great class gathering. Believe it or not it will be 45 years next June since we graduated from Calvin Coolidge High School, and many of you have asked that we get together every 5 years. Many of you have also asked that you be informed and invited to join future planning efforts. We are inviting the participation of men and women of the Class of 69 to take part in this 45th year reunion steering effort. In view of your countless accomplishments and experiences, we know your contribution would count as a privilege, and certainly enhance these planning activities. We want you to know that the scholarship funds are safe and invested; and we want you to know that we would like to identify a worthy student recipient prior to our next reunion event, and invite the accomplished student award recipient and his/her parents to the affair to receive in person our Class Scholarship gift. ...
And the answers to our earlier trivia question are.John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe died on July 4th; Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4th.
OK, Trivia buffs - Can you name any or all of the 3 U.S. presidents who died on July 4th? Or, name the one president who was born on July 4th?
Just realized all of my latest posts have been set to "Wal-Mart" only. Don't ask me how. So, here are my statuses from the last few days. Yesterday: None of our possible apartment options will answer their phones. What the heck is going on? Yesterday: Happy birthday "col" Calvin Coolidge. One very underrated president. Yesterday: "Let the Fourth of July always be a reminder that here in this land, for the first time, it was decided that man is born with certain God-given rights; that government is only a convenience created and managed by the people, with no powers of its own except those voluntarily granted to it by the people." _Ronald Reagan Have a happy Independence Day everyone. Yesterday: Like my status if you have received a baby shower invite from me and Tamara. Comment if you have not. PLEASE participate. We have had problems with the postal service. They have been sending a few invites back. Thanks. Two days ago: Some people call it the thug life. I just call it life because it's all I know. Two ...
"The presidency does not yield to definition.Like the glory of a morning sunrise,it can be experienced-it can not be told".Said by Calvin Coolidge.
If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final. Calvin Coolidge, 1926 July 5 Birthdays Jason Dolley turns 22 Paul DelVecchio turns 33 Adam Young turns 27 Eva Green turns 33 Megan Rapinoe turns 28 Shane Filan turns 34 Huey Lewis turns 63 Dave Haywood turns 31 Jason Wade turns 33 Glen Power turns 33 Katherine Helmond turns 85 Chuck Close turns 73 Edie Falco turns 50 Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963) Kathryn Erbe turns 48 P.T. Barnum (1810 - 1891) Roisin Murphy turns 40 Warren Oates (1928 - 1982) Richard Goose Gossage turns 62 Michael Stuhlbarg turns 45 Brandon Lloyd turns 32 - All July 5 Birthdays July 5 History 1998 - Japan launches a probe to Mars. 1996 - Dolly the sheep first cloned mammal. 1954 - BBC broadcasts its first news bulletin. 1946 - The bikini is introduced. 1865 - Salvation Army is founded in London NEW: Get the free Famous Birthdays iPhone App This Day in Business 1937 - Hormel Foods Corporation introduced Spam to consumers. This Day in Enter ...
Not only was a nation born on the 4th of July, but so was a POTUS: Calvin Coolidge, the 30th and one of President Reagan's favorite (it's important because REAGAN liked him...and the 32nd POTUS, FDR), was born on this day in 1872. He is known as "Silent Cal" and a female dinner guest wanted to prove to a friend that she could engage the president in a conversation with more than 3 words and his response, without looking at her, was simply, "You lose." Coolidge would be the second Vice President-turned-president that would win reelection to the office, as TR did 20 years prior. He would choose not to run for another 4 year-term in 1928, since there was no 22nd Amendment limiting a president to the number of terms he (or she...but not really back then) could run for. Coolidge would die in January of 1933, just as President Herbert Hoover was about to leave office. From Coolidge's death until FDR's inauguration on March 4th (the last March 4th inaugural), Hoover is the only living president of the United Sta ...
2day 1872: My version of "Presidents' Day" continues: Calvin Coolidge is born, 30th POTUS & precursor of Reagan!
As we all take this day off to enjoy company and relax, let us remember what today is all about. About the sacrifice and the dedication of those that have given pieces of their lives and in cases all to common their entire existence so that we can enjoy the beauty of family and friends everyday. as FDR once said "It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war". I ask that on this day that we remember those that have served, and that are serving, find a veteran and shake their hand and thank them for giving up their youth, their fantasies of life without pain. Thank them for giving up their families, their friends, their husbands and wives, so that you can sleep soundly in your homes, while they stood the watch. In countries and lands un-named and far from this wonderful country. Lastly let history be our guide, as Calvin Coolidge once said "The nation that forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten". Happy 4th of July to all the wonderful and amazing veterans I know, as w ...
july 4- Today is Independence Day, Boom Box Parade Day & Free From Meat Day (this had to be dreamed up by vegans or vegetarians!). Malia Obama is 15, Mike The Situation Sorrentino (was on jersey shore) is 31, Calvin Coolidge (30th president & the only one to be born on the 4th of july) 1872-1933, Gina Lollabridgida (famous actor) is 86, Gloria Stuart (played the aged Rose in Titanic) 1910-2010, Geraldo rivera (talk show host) is 70, Neil Simon (playwright , one of them is the odd couple) is 86, Nathaniel Hawthorne (writer who wrote novels & short stories often used dark romanticism such as The Scarlet Letter & The House Of The Seven Gables) 1804-1864, Abigail Van Buren (wrote advice column as Dear Abby) 1918-2013, Ann Landers (dear abbys twin who also wrote advice columns) 1918-2002, Edward Craven Walker (inventor of the lava lamp) 1918-2000, John Waite (lead singer for Bad English) is 61, Stephen Foster (lyricist who wrote many songs such as Oh Susanah! , Beautiful Dreamer & My Old Kentucky Home) 1826-18 ...
Not only is it America's birthday, but former president of the United States and brother of Phi Gamma Delta, Calvin Coolidge.
Its been 237 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independents. Also the birthdays of Ann Lander , Abigail Van Burin and Calvin Coolidge. Calvin would be 141 yrs old if he were still alive today. Everybody be safe N sane this long summer wknd.Your pets are people too!
July 4, '24: National Colored Conference, important black group, endorsed Calvin Coolidge for president at Atlantic City.
Happy birthday to Floyd Little, Calvin Coolidge, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and I suppose America as well.
My tolerance for liberal spin, is exhausted. I'm done listening to crap like- "Democrats have created twice as many jobs! A dur dur dur dur!" Wait... you mean, they expanded the government and hired a bunch of people, paid them twice what they were worth, gave them tons of benefits, after taking the cash you pay these people with, from the hands of tax payers, and while we are 65 TRILLION in the hole?! GODDAMMIT!! Can you be so stupid, as to think this is 'making jobs?' When government stops raping the market, and the economy at that matter, it will start making jobs. The way Calvin Coolidge did. Your spin is nothing but lies and manipulation. They are simply evil.
Tuesday June 18 Recap Our theme was "Volunteering", and our role players have participated in a wide range of volunteer activities, from being a judge for a Table Topics contest for the only homeless club in the world, to being a candy striper as a means to sneaking into the hospital (under age) to see mom and the new baby. Suzanne invoked us with a reminder to be careful that in our rush to volunteer to change things, that the change is actually good and necessary. Calvin Coolidge said that 4/5ths of the worlds problems would disappear if we would just sit still. Anne ably led the meeting as our Toastmaster, inviting the evaluators to share the purpose of each speech project before introducing each speaker. Tom served as our timer, and unfortunately had to report that NONE of our speakers were within time- they each ran over. As our grammarian, Greg informed us that in Russia, 'volunteer' is an insult. Emily served as our vote counter. Valerie presented a Storytelling project, "The Cat and the Fox", ene ...
It is much more important to kill bad bills than it is to pass good ones.- Calvin Coolidge
If you think you are the only one facing the economic bite, wait to wail, think of the way God is working and what He is teaching you through it. This post was from an American culture but so relevant for us here in Uganda too. Men how are we using the money that God gives us? Read may be this applies to me and you. Here is an academic but important question… Have you heard of any of these men and their land mark writings which expose their economic theories? Adam Smith, “the Theory of Moral Sentiments “and “Wealth of Nations”; Karl Marx, “The Communist Manifesto”; John Maynard Keynes, “The Economic Consequences of Peace”; Milton Friedman; “Capitalism and Freedom”? How about these men, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin, Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Barak Obama; whose economic policies are marked by which theoretical view they’ve implemented during their administration? How’d it turn out? Authoritative leadership makes a huge difference in the lives of its dependents, when economic choices a ...
"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." Such a powerful quote by Helen Keller! If you guys don't know who Helen Keller is, she's a deaf and blind activist. Helen Keller was an American lecturer, author, and activist. Keller associated with some of the greatest people of her times, including Alexander Graham Bell, Mark Twain, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and presidents Grover Cleveland, Calvin Coolidge, and Woodrow Wilson. She authored such books as Helen Keller's Journal, Optimism (an essay), Out of the Dark, Midstream: My Later Life, My Religion, The Song of the Stone Wall, The World I Live In, and The Story of My Life. When she died in 1962, her name was a worldwide symbol of what the human spirit could accomplish despite severe physical limitations. Moral of the story; don't let any limitations, whether it be physical or mental, stop you from achieving what you want in life. Take it upon yourself to do better and be better!
From My brothers post: I received this pic from my bro Stew - Dad was 20 in this. Here's a little history [apologies for the length]: Stewart Martin Merrits Sr. was born on Dec 3, 1916, which means he'd have been 2 and a ½ when The Treaty of Versailles was signed to end WWI in June 1919. He was about 3 when women were granted the right to vote [19th Amendment, 1920]. In his lifetime, Dad could have or did bear witness to the following events: the Roaring 20's; suffered through The Great Depression [1929-1938] with his already-poor rural Canoe Creek family; Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Dec 7, 1941) – he’d have just turned 25; WWII for the US (1941-1945) and the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (1945); the Korean War (1950-1953); the Civil Rights Movement of the late 50’s/early 60’s; the assassination of JFK (1963); the Vietnam War [1959-1975]; Neil Armstrong’s moon landing (July 1969). He also lived through 16 Presidents [Woodrow Wilson, Warren G Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert ...
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