Posts Tagged ‘Calvin Coolidge’

No limits for government — Deroy Murdock

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

“Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business,” President Calvin Coolidge told journalists in March 1929.
If Coolidge suddenly sprang to life today, he would look around and drop dead.

George Will: Recovery, Meet Sobriety

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Washington Post:

Noting that people “criticize me for harping on the obvious,” Calvin Coolidge justified that practice by saying, “If all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves.” Consider what individual Americans know they ought to do, and what their government should know not to do.