Ripon Society

Type: Organization
Name: Ripon Society
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Republican Party's Rightward Shift Is Stunningly Represented In Its Birthplace

There’s been so much talk of late about the transformation of the Republican Party over the course of the last few decades that it is easy to become inured to reports of ideologically extreme new arrivals in the party’s ranks. After a while, the latest ... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Deep South and the Limits of Anti-Poverty Federalism

Among conservatives, there is a widespread conviction that state governments are better suited to running anti-poverty programs. If anti-poverty programs did little more than cut checks to all households, irrespective of income or work participation, they ... [Published National Review - Aug 02 2014]
Entities: Paul Ryan, Limits, Medicaid
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Mississippi's willful neglect: Slate opinion

By Jamelle BouieNEW YORK - Like most Republicans, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is an Obamacare refusenik. A staunch opponent of the law, he rejected the Medicaid expansion, refused to build an exchange, and won't encourage Mississippians to enroll in ... [Published Oregonian - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

McCarthy predicts Senate flip, House GOP gains

Incoming House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has high hopes for the GOP come November, predicting a two to 12 seat gain in the House and an 80 percent chance of the Senate flipping.McCarthy noted that there are seven seats in the Senate held ... [Published The Hill - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Snowden, Meet Godwin: British Ambassador Says Leaks Would Have Helped Hitler

Where do you go when the assertions that Snowden's leaks will cause grave damage and irreparable harm to national security still fail to unite the world against the former NSA contractor? It appears you head to alternate realities where Snowden leaks ... [Published Techdirt - Jun 28 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Former GOP Senator Who First Hired McConnell Slams Him for Opposing Obamacare

By mounting a crusade to repeal Obamacare , Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell has betrayed the residents of Kentucky—so says the former Republican senator from the Bluegrass State who gave McConnell his first job in politics. In 1968, the year ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 15 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Top Pollster: Higher Levels of Immigration Will Lead to Bigger Government

Pew Research Vice President Michael Dimock told establishment Republicans at the Ripon Society that non-whites will make up half or more of the next generation for the first time in American history—a phenomenon the U.S. Census Bureau has attributed ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Despite 50 Million Americans Out Of Work, Bush Commerce Sec. Says Businesses Can't Find Employees

More than 50 million working age Americans are either officially unemployed or not working, but George W. Bush’s former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez says amnesty and significant increase in legal immigration are needed because businesses can’t ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 14 2014]

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..."Its capped block grant structure," a feature it shares with Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty proposals, "meant that federal funding did not go up with the increase in need as it did for SNAP and Medicaid. States, caught in a deep fiscal hole, were not able to increase their resources in response to need." Our so-called laboratories of democracy weren't there when people needed them the most
Despite the optimism, though, McCarthy said it is not enough to "pitch a perfect game," adding that "You can't sit back and think the majority's going to come to you. You have to go fight for it."
"It is actually necessary for our national security to ensure that our real secrets remain secret." Westmacott's comments follow a long line of detractors, who have claimed Snowden's leaks have turned the US (and other Five Eyes partners) into terrorists'...
...McConnell, Cook recounts, "worked and worked hard" to gain support for the measure and counter opposition—both inside and outside the Senate. "Phyllis Schlafly was one of the people we had to contend with, and he did" Cook notes, referring to the prominent conservative who led the anti-ERA effort...

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The Republican Party's Rightward Shift Is Stunn... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 26 2014]
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Mississippi's willful neglect: Slate opinion [Published Oregonian - Aug 01 2014]
McCarthy predicts Senate flip, House GOP gains [Published The Hill - Jul 29 2014]
Snowden, Meet Godwin: British Ambassador Says L... [Published Techdirt - Jun 28 2014]
Former GOP Senator Who First Hired McConnell Sl... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 15 2014]
Top Pollster: Higher Levels of Immigration Will... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 25 2014]
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Snowden, Meet Godwin: British Ambassador Says L... [Published Techdirt - Jun 28 2014]
Where do you go when the assertions that Snowden's leaks will cause grave damage and irreparable harm to national security still fail to unite the world against the former NSA contractor? It appears you head to alternate realities where Snowden leaks ...
Former GOP Senator Who First Hired McConnell Sl... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 15 2014]
By mounting a crusade to repeal Obamacare , Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell has betrayed the residents of Kentucky—so says the former Republican senator from the Bluegrass State who gave McConnell his first job in politics. In 1968, the year ...
Top Pollster: Higher Levels of Immigration Will... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 25 2014]
Pew Research Vice President Michael Dimock told establishment Republicans at the Ripon Society that non-whites will make up half or more of the next generation for the first time in American history—a phenomenon the U.S. Census Bureau has attributed ...
Despite 50 Million Americans Out Of Work, Bush ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 14 2014]
More than 50 million working age Americans are either officially unemployed or not working, but George W. Bush’s former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez says amnesty and significant increase in legal immigration are needed because businesses can’t ...
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