The Ripon Forum

Volume 43, No. 3

Summer 2009 Issue

In This Edition

By on December 3, 2015
In This Edition

It’s been said that politics is like a pendulum because it swings between two extremes. Over the past eight months or so in Washington, we have certainly seen that to be the case.

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Congress Must Take the Giant Leap for Future Generations

By on December 3, 2015
Congress Must Take the Giant Leap for Future Generations

by FRANK WOLF

As America marks the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, the Virginia Congressman states that the country’s next great challenge is to eliminate the nation’s debt.

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Keeping TARP Transparent

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Keeping TARP Transparent

by MEL MARTINEZ

With over $700 billion authorized to shore up the country’s financial markets, the Senator from Florida declares that taxpayers have a right to know how it is being spent.

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The New Revolutionary

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The New Revolutionary

by ELHAM GHEYTANCHI

The continuing protests in Iran may have been fueld by the controversy over the dispute presidential election. But they are being led bu brave Iranian women who no longer want to be oppressed.

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Ileana’s Cause

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Ileana’s Cause

by ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee discusses her longtime fight against tyranny in Latin America and why the U.S. must stand with those who are seeking justice and liberty.

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Why Democracy Matters

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Why Democracy Matters

by CONDOLEEZZA RICE

In a speech at the Reagan Library, the former Secretary of State argues that standing for freedom is in America’s best interests, and is the moral thing to do.

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Securing Our Future

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Securing Our Future

by JOHN BRUTON

The European Union’s Ambassador to the U.S. discusses the transatlantic bond and the need to keep this relationship strong.

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To Russia with Hope

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To Russia with Hope

by DAVID SATTER

Instead of resetting our relationship with Russia, President Obama may have set himself a trap.

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Hunger is on the March

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Hunger is on the March

by JOSETTE SHEERAN

The head of the World Food Program discusses efforts to confront the global food crisis.

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H20=Health, Hope and Opportunity

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H20=Health, Hope and Opportunity

by CAROLYN CROWLEY MEUB

Bad water kills 1.8 million children each year. One non-profit in Haiti is showing how the problem can be addressed.

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