The Ripon Forum

Volume 42, No. 2

April - May 2008 Issue

WORK TOGETHER

By on December 9, 2020
WORK TOGETHER

by ED GOEAS & BRIAN NIENABER

Voters will be heading into 2021 frustrated about the political environment and wary that either political party or its leaders has all the answers facing the country.

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A Note From the Chairman Emeritus

By on November 23, 2015
A Note From the Chairman Emeritus

by BILL FRENZEL

When George H.W. Bush took office as President in 1989, he inherited a country that stood atop the world stage. Economically, the nation was prosperous. Globally, the fall of the Berlin Wall was less than a year away. Times were good.

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Service and Sacrifice: What We Honor on Memorial Day

By on November 23, 2015
Service and Sacrifice: What We Honor on Memorial Day

by BOB DOLE

As we approach Memorial Day, we remind ourselves that there are times when duty will require sacrifice.

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Should the Unthinkable Occur:

By on November 23, 2015
Should the Unthinkable Occur:

by SUSAN COLLINS

Through the Probability of a successful nuclear-terror attack may be low, such an operation is possible and would fulfill Al Qaeda’s goal of a “spectacular” attack.

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Meeting America’s Energy Needs

By on November 23, 2015
Meeting America’s Energy Needs

by CATHY MCMORRIS RODGERS

It is time that we begin saying yes to American energy.

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A Thousand Points of Light

By on November 23, 2015
A Thousand Points of Light

Two decades after he first spoke to the Nation about people giving something back to their communities, the former President comments on the continuing importance of volunteerism in America.

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National Service for the 21st Century

By on November 23, 2015
National Service for the 21st Century

by DAVID EISNER

National Chief Executive Congressman from Connecticut, the presumptive Republican nominee for President not only exemplifies public service, but has a long record of encouraging it in others.

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John McCain and National Service

By on November 23, 2015
John McCain and National Service

by CHRISTOPHER SHAYS

According to his Congressman from Connecticut, the presumptive Republican nominee for President not only exemplifies public service, but has a long record of encouraging it in others.

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The National Service Illusion

By on November 23, 2015
The National Service Illusion

by JAMES BOVARD

No other federal agency has better intentions than Americorps. Unfortunately its good intentions have come with a high cost and produced some questionable results.

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The Faith-Based Initiative

By on November 23, 2015
The Faith-Based Initiative

by STANLEY CARLSON-THIES

The Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives was established with much fanfare in 2001. Seven years later is it achieving its mission.

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