Integrity

Those are the three words that come to mind when I think about military in the field. They’re also critical when they’re not in the field.

The aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt carries 4,800 men and women, all sailors trained to perform specific jobs that ultimately … Read More

We have survived crises before. However, the events we are now facing have brought about an unimaginable chain reaction. This is not the America many of us grew up with and loved.

We’ve faced down bullies before, but these current threats come in a different … Read More

Hero Story

Heroes come in all forms: fire, police, paramedics, even everyday citizens. During this worldwide pandemic afflicting millions, we need heroes more than ever.

As the top expert on infectious disease, Dr. Anthony Fauci has been praised as the most trusted man in the country due … Read More

After all the denials and a White House dream team of TV star lawyers who have stated in their opening arguments on Saturday that President Trump’s purpose in withholding aid to Ukraine had not been conditioned on an investigation into former Vice-President Joe Biden, his … Read More

(With apologies to Stephen Vincent Benét) It’s a story they tell about a land that occupied the smallest place in a once powerful nation.

Now, all that power was concentrated in one spot and one group whose fear of losing their authority was so great … Read More

In my 2005 book, What Do You Stand for? – Stories About Principles That Matter, I began tobacco insider Jeffrey Wigand’s story with these words: What do you do when you discover something wrong? What do you do with what you know? Do you Read More

“These are the times that try men’s souls.” – Thomas Paine, English-born, American philosopher and activist.

Taken from Paine’s essay, The Crisis, those words were meant to inspire American revolutionaries as they faced an extraordinary moment of character. Considering our current crisis, what Paine … Read More