The Battle Over McNary-Haugen and Federal Agriculture Policy

President Coolidge’s opposition to McNary-Haugen demonstrated his consistence within his political philosophy and preferred policy preferences of a limited government.

Happy Constitution Day!

John Hendrickson: Federalism is a cornerstone of American constitutionalism and it also is a major part of the nation’s constitutional and political history.

Remembering a Forgotten Champion of Labor

John Hendrickson: Calvin Coolidge valued American labor and the spirit of work and his policies led to job creation and economic expansion.

Calvin Coolidge and the Spirit of the American Founding

John Hendirckson: Calvin Coolidge’s commitment to the Constitution and the principles of the American Founding is also a vital lesson and warning for the nation to take to heart in our current era. 

The Historical Success Story of Tax Cuts

John Hendrickson: The best economic policy can be summed up by tax cuts, budget cuts, and limited government, or to phrase it in simple terms: Constitutional government. 

The Federal Budget and Morality

John Hendrickson: Coolidge regarded “a good budget as among the noblest monuments of virtue” and believed that the issue of taxation was also a moral issue.

Message for Republicans: Do Not Forget About the Principle of Limited Government

John Hendrickson: It will take a renewed effort by the Republican Party to fight to achieve the policy goal of limiting the size and scope of government.

President Trump and Republicans Should Follow the Mellon Economic Plan

John Hendrickson: President Trump and Republicans in Congress should follow the example of Andrew Mellon who promoted tax cuts and fiscal discipline.

An Old-Fashioned American: The Political Values of Calvin Coolidge

John Hendrickson: James M. Beck’s description of Calvin Coolidge as an “old-fashioned” American was fitting because it reflected Coolidge’s political philosophy.

Some Historic Principles for Iowa Policymakers to Follow

John Hendrickson: Governor Theodore Christianson, a champion of limited government in Minnesota, is an example for state policy leaders across the nation.

The American Model of Economics: Follow Harding and Coolidge’s Example

John Hendrickson: President Donald Trump can look to Presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge’s example of following an American model of economics.

Calvin Coolidge’s Lesson on Civic Responsibility

John Hendrickson: Calvin Coolidge understood the importance of an informed citizenry and civic responsibility in maintaining our republic.

The Forgotten Alexander Hamilton

John Hendrickson: Alexander Hamilton is a forgotten conservative statesman, whose ideas can help us solve the great national problems that we face today.

Entitlement Mentality Leads to Decay of More Than Just Nations

We all know lavishness is one thing that brought down the Roman…

Calvin Coolidge: A Constitutional Presidency

Why Coolidge Matters is a solid overview of why the principles of President Calvin Coolidge can be applied to policy problems today.

Obama’s Name Dropping

Usually people when they name drop they drop another person’s name into…