When the Obama administration cut funding for Yucca Mountain, it appointed the blue ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future.
Passing the buck to a blue ribbon commission like Erskine-Bowles was tried and has failed.
This Ph.D. went all out on the costumes, and this one definitely gets my blue ribbon for most imaginative interpretation.
When the going gets tough in Washington, presidents appoint “blue ribbon” commissions.
Nothing then remained in the box but a small package of six or eight time-yellowed epistles bound together with a blue ribbon.
Nevertheless, it is to be noted that Mrs Mooney did not put the blue ribbon off.
The blue ribbon of the Garter was crossed over her breast, and around her neck was a collar of diamonds.
Her hair was fluffy, and coquettishly knotted at the back with blue ribbon.
On his way to this abode of the destitute, he was overtaken by a huge man with a little bit of blue ribbon in his button-hole.
"It will be horrid of them if they don't award you a blue ribbon," she said.