Ripon Society

Type: Organization
Name: Ripon Society
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Chambliss & Rogers Say U.S. Must Take Fight to the Terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC – With America marking the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, The Ripon Society held a breakfast discussion yesterday morning looking at the continuing threat posed by terrorist groups and U.S. security in a volatile world. ... [Published U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Gwen’s Take: A strategy in four points

I found myself chuckling aloud at the otherwise most unremarkable line in President Obama’s Wednesday night address to the nation. “This is our strategy,” he intoned. Then he ticked off four points.It was hard not to believe the leader of the free world ... [Published PBS - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Day on the Hill Deadline Oct. 24

Applications for Day on the Hill 2015 will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 24.The annual event offers a select group of students the unique opportunity to mingle with politicians, alums and friends of the Colleges while seeing firsthand the inner workings ... [Published Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

GOP Intel chiefs offer support for Obama remarks

The senior Republicans on the House and Senate Intelligence panels offered support Thursday for President Obama’s plan for tackling Islamic terrorists.House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (Mich.) said Congress should provide funding for Obama’s ... [Published The Hill - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

The Deafening Silence of the Honorble Tom Petri

Dear friends,An article in the Wisconsin State Journal reveled what could be a game changer in the effort to stop the ascension of State Senator Glenn Grothman to the Halls of Congress:Outgoing Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Petri doesn’t strike us as a big ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 07 2014]
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 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]

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"[T]here are moments ... when it is absolutely essential that intelligence operations in defense of our national security remain secret," he added. "These things are important. It's not frivolous and it is not hiding things."
...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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Gwen’s Take: A strategy in four points [Published PBS - Sep 12 2014]
Day on the Hill Deadline Oct. 24 [Published Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Sep 11 2014]
GOP Intel chiefs offer support for Obama remarks [Published The Hill - Sep 11 2014]
The Deafening Silence of the Honorble Tom Petri [Published Daily Kos - Sep 07 2014]
The Republican Party's Rightward Shift Is Stunn... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 26 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]
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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 ...
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