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Wisdom from our 26th President – July 27, 2021

By on July 27, 2021 in Teddy Tweets
Wisdom from our 26th President – July 27, 2021

“Let us be true to our democratic ideal, not by the utterance of cheap platitudes, not by windy oratory, but by living our lives in such a manner as to show that democracy can be efficient.”

Fear God and Take Your Own Part, 1916

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Barr & Gonzalez Lead Effort to Stand Up to China

By on July 26, 2021 in Featured News, News
Barr & Gonzalez Lead Effort to Stand Up to China

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society held a luncheon discussion with U.S. Reps. Andy Barr & Anthony Gonzalez about the effort they are leading to hold China accountable and slow the spread of their global influence.

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Democracy vs. Bureaucracy: The Most Important Battle in Washington Over the Next Four Years

By on July 26, 2021 in Featured News, News
Democracy vs. Bureaucracy: The Most Important Battle in Washington Over the Next Four Years

WASHINGTON, DC — With government spending near an all-time high and trust in government near an all-time low, the latest Ripon Forum looks at the need for government reform and getting the federal bureaucracy under control.

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In this edition

By on July 25, 2021
In this edition

by LOU ZICKAR

This edition of the Ripon Forum looks at the battle between democracy and bureaucracy and the pressing need for government reform.

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Democracy vs. Bureaucracy: The Most Important Battle in Washington Over the Next Four Years

By on July 25, 2021
Democracy vs. Bureaucracy: The Most Important Battle in Washington Over the Next Four Years

by PHILIP K. HOWARD

Two-thirds of Americans favor “major structural changes” in government. What’s missing in the current debate is a coherent vision for a new public operating system.

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To Eliminate Government Waste, Shine a Light on the Bureaucracy

By on July 25, 2021
To Eliminate Government Waste, Shine a Light on the Bureaucracy

by JAMES LANKFORD

Thanks to the Taxpayers Right-to-Know Act, there will now be a searchable list of every federal program, how many people work on it, how much it costs, and how it is evaluated – if at all.

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If Everything is Infrastructure, Common Ground will be Hard to Find

By on July 25, 2021
If Everything is Infrastructure, Common Ground will be Hard to Find

by JAY COST

Because Democrats view infrastructure spending in part as a way to transfer wealth from the rich to the poor, they have no problem raising taxes to finance such projects.

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Do Deficits matter? Yes.

By on July 25, 2021
Do Deficits matter? Yes.

by MARC JOFFE

The Grand Old Party should rediscover its fiscally responsible heritage.

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Do Deficits Matter? It’s Complicated…

By on July 25, 2021
Do Deficits Matter? It’s Complicated…

by Farrokh Langdana

Massive monetary infusions only produce inflation when the money is injected into the economy.

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How the 21st Century Cures Act Paved the Way for the COVID-19 Vaccine

By on July 25, 2021
How the 21st Century Cures Act Paved the Way for the COVID-19 Vaccine

by FRED UPTON

The legislation has helped accelerate the approval and delivery of not only critical treatments, cures, and medical devices, but of vaccines that have saved a countless number of lives this year.

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