M.L. “Doc” Gibbs, a member of the national advisory council of the Project 21 black leadership network, is a professional musician and entertainer in Texas. He is a small businessman and a motivational speaker. His independent blog can be found at

The National Center for Public Policy Research is a communications and research foundation supportive of a strong national defense and dedicated to providing free market solutions to today’s public policy problems. We believe that the principles of a free market, individual liberty and personal responsibility provide the greatest hope for meeting the challenges facing America in the 21st century.