If the United States is going to produce the kind of qualified professionals that the job market demands, industry leaders must continue to donate their time to cultivating STEM passions in local student bodies.
NATO was the Obama Administration's answer to a long call by social liberals and fiscal libertarians to make the other countries of the world step-up to these moral imperatives and pay a bigger part of the way. It has been a spectacular failure.
The president needs to ban Lockheed Martin and all other government contractors that get more than half their revenues from government from engaging in any political activities at all. Taxpayers shouldn't be paying for this lobbying.
Let's just try something crazy like not giving federal small business contracts to some of the biggest companies in the world, and instead direct those dollars to the nation's 27 million small businesses.