Calvin Coolidge and the Joy of Fishing

May 19, 2017

By John Hendrickson As spring nears its arrival many Americans, if not already, are getting ready to enjoy another fishing season. Many anglers fish throughout the year either in the warm waters of the south or in the frozen lakes of the north. Fishing is a great sport that not only allows us to enjoy […]

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Rushad’s Farewell

April 27, 2017

“There is only one form of political strategy in which I have any confidence, and that is to try to do the right thing and sometimes be able to succeed.”

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When Life Strikes the President

April 19, 2017

“It costs a great deal to be president,” President Calvin Coolidge remarked when he reflected on the March 1926 death of his elderly father. In writing those words Coolidge spoke for all his predecessors, as well as presidents who came after him. Every president has dealt with tragedies and personal challenges during their tenure in the White House. Now an impressive assemblage of presidential historians have joined together to examine those challenges in the recently released book When Life Strikes the President: Scandal, Death, and Illness in the White House.

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Coolidge Debate Goes to Dallas

April 19, 2017

The Coolidge Foundation’s second annual Dallas Debate Tournament was held on Saturday, 15 April at Southern Methodist University. Local debate students, and students from as far away as Houston, came together to debate the resolution “A significant tariff on imported goods from Mexico is a good policy for the U.S. economy.” More than 30 students spent the day debating this very timely issue.

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