Commentary by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com   “Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope …” Robert F. Kennedy.   With one of the most crucial presidential elections our nation has ever been asked to decide but days away, this quote from Robert F. Kennedy has been on my mind.¬†Ever the idealist, I still believe in the power of tiny ripples of hope.   In this most famous portion of what has become known as his “Ripple of Hope” speech, Kennedy went on to say “and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current…