Calvin Coolidge Says, May 28, 1931

February 17, 2021

Date: May 28, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Secretary Mellon has convincingly stated the approaching necessity of devising a tax system when business becomes normal to make national revenues more nearly depression proof. Assessing taxes where they can best be borne is sound enough. The rich are necessarily the immediate source of […]

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1927 Budget Message

September 17, 2020

Title: 1927 Budget Message Date: December 5, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge delivers to Congress his annual report on the national budget. To the Congress of the United States: Herewith is transmitted the budget of the Unites States for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1929. The receipts and expenditures shown in detail in […]

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