Previous debates can be found in the archive. Is a certain amount of political correctness a necessary corrective to the way the language we use preserves the status quo?
This financial support ensures that the opportunity to participate is available to students of all economic backgrounds. All costs for this academic course, including expense reimbursement, are provided by the Panetta Institute with support from the Board of Directors of the Panetta Institute, the chancellor of the CSU system, as well as many other donors.
Among the experts and faculty participating in the two-week orientation were: In addition to presentations and question-and-answer sessions with more than thirty speakers, the interns participated in a three-part consensus building exercise designed to educate the students to the challenging nature of forging compromise between parties.
This semester-long public Public forum debate case experience was created by Secretary and Mrs. Panetta and is sponsored by the Panetta Institute. In addition to their daily tasks in Washington, interns also attended weekly seminars held exclusively for them.
I realized working in government is not about your own self-interest, but about the American people.
The health of our republic depends on this selfless notion.
Thank you for everything you do. None of what you did went unnoticed. Their first concern is not whether they are loved, but whether our country is loved. He picked fights with his colleagues almost coming to blows on the floor of the House.
He challenged his leadership leading the charge to reverse the Catastrophic Health Care Bill supported by President Reagan.
Whatever the cause, he was both maverick and fighter. There were moments on the House floor after an emotional debate when there were tears in his eyes. But it was that mix of emotion, boldness and caring that served him well in Congress and got him elected to the Senate. As chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, he supported a strong defense and led the passage of some of the most important reforms in seven decades at the Department of Defense.
He was tough, fair and totally devoted to a bipartisan approach to national defense. He believed that intelligence was critical to our national defense. He spoke of the importance of governing when The Panetta Institute for Public Policy honored both he and Senator Russell Feingold for their bipartisan work on election financing reforms.
In many ways, I believe his now famous thumbs down on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act was his way of saying he believed loyalty to country was more important than loyalty to party. We met in the Capitol to discuss our mutual concerns about North Korea. He still had that sparkle in his eye that made clear he had not lost his will to fight to the end.
John was never the easiest person to get along with but then again, no patriot is. Because of his devotion to the nation, he is, and always will be, an American patriot. It was about shaking hands and exchanging words.
But the underlying work on process, on looking at nuclear weapon sites, on inspection regimes, or what should be done with sanctions, all of the things that need to be done to produce some kind of peaceful solution were not done.
There are a lot of issues at stake here, but none of that work has been done. We have not developed any kind of inspection regime. All of that needs to be on the table.
That still remains to be done. Leaders in government, the private sector, and the military shared their experiences and their strategies for success. We spend eight days showing student leaders diverse aspects of leadership from people who know how to lead.
Other featured presenters included government and business leaders, as well as legal, military, education and grass-roots organization experts. I think we just need to continue to be concerned about whether or not North Korea is going to stand by its word.
As the Panetta Institute continues to bring national political leaders and policy thinkers to the Monterey Peninsula, these unique forums offer the community a venue for dialogue about issues that concern everyone.The abortion debate is the ongoing controversy surrounding the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion.
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Jon has coached a state champion in policy debate, a national champion in congressional debate, state finalists in parliamentary debate, and TOC/NSDA Octo-finalists in public forum debate.
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