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“I think the biggest part of this is just showing up.”

By on June 20, 2017 in Featured News, News
“I think the biggest part of this is just showing up.”

WASHINGTON, DC – The Ripon Society held a discussion with Reps. Mike Coffman and Jeff Denham about the importance of reaching out to an increasingly influential part of the nation’s electorate — Hispanic Americans.

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June 20, 2017

By on June 20, 2017 in Teddy Tweets

“The first duty of the government is relentlessly to put a stop to the violence and then to deal firmly and wisely with all the conditions that led up to the violence.”

– Letter to Victor A. Olander,
Illinois State Federation of Labor,
July 17, 1917

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#Prayers #Unity #Strength

By on June 15, 2017 in Featured News, News
#Prayers  #Unity  #Strength

WASHINGTON, DC — The staff of The Ripon Society attended the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game. Our thoughts & prayers go out to the victims of this week’s shooting, and we are grateful for the first responders who keep us safe.

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June 13, 2017

By on June 13, 2017 in Teddy Tweets

“The first requisite for the welfare of any community is justice.”

– Outlook,
February 25, 1911

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“Make it bold, make it permanent, and make it now.”

By on June 8, 2017 in Featured News, News
“Make it bold, make it permanent, and make it now.”

WASHINGTON, DC – In a speech to The Ripon Society, Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady laid out his vision for reforming the nation’s tax code and his hope to have a plan signed into law by the end of the year.

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June 6, 2017

By on June 6, 2017 in Teddy Tweets

“The business of a statesman is to try constantly to keep international relations better, to do away with causes of friction, and secure as nearly as ideal justice as actual conditions will permit.”

– Letter to Baron Kentaro Kaneko,
May 23, 1907

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May 30, 2017

By on May 30, 2017 in Teddy Tweets

“It is a good thing for all Americans, and it is an especially good thing for young Americans, to remember the men who have given their lives in war and peace to the service of their fellow countrymen.”

– Preface to Hero Tales from American History,
1895

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“It’s not about you…it’s about the people around you.”

By on May 26, 2017 in Featured News, News
“It’s not about you…it’s about the people around you.”

WASHINGTON, DC – As America prepares to mark another Memorial Day, The Ripon Society held a breakfast discussion with three Members of Congress who are all too familiar with the service and sacrifice required to keep America secure.

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May 23, 2017

By on May 23, 2017 in Teddy Tweets

“We cannot sit huddled within our own borders and avow ourselves merely an assemblage of well-to-do hucksters who care nothing for what happens beyond. Such a policy would defeat even its own end.”

– Speech before the Hamilton Club, Chicago,
April 10, 1899

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“At the heart of the opportunity we now have is the opportunity to rethink the federal government.”

By on May 19, 2017 in Featured News, News
“At the heart of the opportunity we now have is the opportunity to rethink the federal government.”

WASHINGTON, DC – House GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers spoke to The Ripon Society about the effort to reform health care & rewrite tax code, and why Congress has an opportunity to change the way Washington works.

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