Saturday, March 25, 2017


Ben Carson Intimidates So Many.

March 16, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Dr. Ben Carson, in a speech before employees of Housing and Urban Development, the department he now runs, likened slaves to “immigrants”: “That’s what America is about, a land of dreams and opportunity. There were other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships, worked even longer, even harder, for less. […]

Healthcare, Lives are in the Balance.

March 16, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Recently, as I waited to begin a healthcare town hall with my congressional colleagues, John Sarbanes and Dutch Ruppersberger, I was filled with gratitude for the neighbors who were filling the large meeting room to capacity on a Sunday afternoon. “These good people get it,” I thought to myself.  “They understand that we […]

Be Bold, Restore Constitutional Conservatism to America.

March 15, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Back in 1998 I was assigned to the 1st Battalion (Air Assault), 377th Field Artillery Regiment at Ft. Bragg as the Executive Officer, second in command. The Battalion was nicknamed the “Gunslingers”, and my call sign was Gunslinger 5. Ours was a unique mission in that we were a medium caliber, 155mm, cannon […]

President Donald Trump Should Consider CBC Budget If He’s Serious about Helping Black America.

March 15, 2017 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) A nation’s budget is a document that reflects its priorities. While President Trump has yet to submit his first budget to Congress, we are already learning what will likely be in it. The President has proposed a $54 billion increase in military spending, which would be offset with deep cuts to programs that […]

The Four C’s Of Hiring: Competence, Capability, Compatibility And Commitment.

March 15, 2017 by  
Filed under Money/Business, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) No founder can run a business by themselves. Some try, but after a while, they realize that they need the help of other people, even if it’s to do the boring stuff like send out invoices on a Friday afternoon. The top businesses in the world are all built by great people who find […]

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