Posts Tagged ‘Herbert Hoover’

The President of theUnited States of America

cut his salary by fifteen percent (15%).  

Great news!


Sadly, it is great OLD news. 

It was Herbert Hoover who did this. 

Hoover cut his salary on July 15, 1932.


It would help America in untold ways if all,

ALL government employees

(city, county, state, federal)

would cut their huge paychecks by 15%.


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Herbert Hoover, President of the United States, on this date, 5/23/1932 is reported to have written a letter to the New York Theological Seminary. 

He is said to have hoped the school “shall continue its interdenominational work of training Bible inspired preachers, teachers, missionaries and other Christian workers.  No institution doing the work this Seminary is doing should be allowed to fail, particularly in times like these.”

 How refreshing that a sitting President would be speaking of Bible training, preachers, missionaries, and Christian workers.  This was, of course, during what has been called the great depression.

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