Zickar, Lou

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By on December 17, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

In this edition of the Forum, we reached out to GOP leaders around the country and asked them a simple question: “What would you like to see from Washington in the coming year?”

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By on October 23, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

In this special pre-election edition, the Forum examines some of the accomplishments in Congress over the past two years, and some of the issues people may be thinking about when they vote. 

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By on September 20, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

With polls showing that over 80% of the American people view cyberterrorism as one of the top threats facing the United States, the latest Ripon Forum examines what is being done to prevent a “Cyber 9/11.”

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By on July 16, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

Twenty years ago, the notion that the U.S. could wean itself off of imported fuel to power its economy seemed like a pipe dream. But two decades later, all of that has changed.

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By on April 24, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

As Republicans look for ways to lift people out of poverty 22 years after the last major welfare reform bill was approved, The Ripon Forum looks at a recently enacted proposal that is intended to help achieve that goal.

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By on February 16, 2018
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by LOU ZICKAR

The Ripon Forum kicks off its 52nd year of publication with an examination of the American electorate as we begin 2018.

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By on December 8, 2017
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by LOU ZICKAR

To the extent that the Ripon Profile has been one of our most popular and consistent features over the past 10 years, we thought it would be a good time to publish a compilation of every profile that has appeared in our pages during that time.

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By on November 13, 2017
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by LOU ZICKAR

Amid all the bad news coming out of Washington, DC these days, there is a lot of good work being done by inspiring individuals who are quietly trying to make government work better for the American people.

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By on September 5, 2017
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by LOU ZICKAR

Seventy years after George Marshall first laid our his plan to rebuild post-war Europe, the world is growing more dangerous, and the alliances that have long kept the peace are growing frayed.

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By on June 25, 2017
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by LOU ZICKAR

Earlier this year, I was having a conversation with two veteran GOP lobbyists, and, like so many other conversations in Washington these days, the topic turned to the political environment and the air of uncertainty that has descended upon this town.

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