Allen West

Posted June 24, 2015

The words made famous by former White House Chief of Staff and current Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel are, never let a good crisis go to waste.

Posted June 10, 2015

The Export-Import Bank charter will expire in a few days, on June 30, unless Congress acts to reauthorize it.

Posted May 27, 2015

When I was commissioned as an Army officer in 1982, one of the books listed on our mandatory reading was Sun Tzu's Art of War. I willed my original copy to a young subordinate officer years ago. However, I still maintain a copy in my office at the NCPA.

Posted May 13, 2015

We are starting to get into the 2016 election cycle already after all, the 24 hour news cycle has to have something upon which to pontificate. Recent polls show that the top two issues concerning Americans are the economy/jobs and terrorism which I classify as foreign policy/national security.

Posted April 28, 2015

Last week I visited Washington, D.C. for some meetings. As I flew into Reagan National Airport we took the flight path that brings you over the city from the northwest. Out of my window I was able to take in the magnificent view looking along the National Mall from the Lincoln Memorial to the U.S. Capitol Building.

Posted April 15, 2015

One of the definitions of the word legacy is something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor, or from the past.

Posted April 01, 2015

America finds itself in what may perhaps be the worst global security situation since the prelude to World War II and that is not hyperbole. We are at a point where our allies feel abandoned and our enemies feel emboldened.

Posted March 20, 2015

A fundamental tenet of socialist economic theory is the nationalization of production. That means more government control over the means of economic activity advancing more public and less private sector investment, ingenuity, and innovation.

Posted December 19, 2014

My years in and following elected office have brought me to a deeply held conviction: If our country is to grow economically, provide new opportunities and secure the promise of the American dream, it will be policy, not politics that guides us.

Posted September 25, 2012

Candidates running for election who love to use fear mongering and scare tactics to persuade voters are usually hiding their incompetency. This election cycle is no exception, and it has never been more apparent than when it comes to debating the issue of Medicare.