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The first truism examined in this edition is that competition in the defense market should replicate the commercial market by reducing costs and increasing innovation.
But Lawrence Mallory, a Gallup senior practice consultant who specializes in workplace engagement in government, says there's actually a bigger truism at work.
It is a truism that local government is the level closest to the people, but that truism also represents a reality that every resident of every place in this country will understand well, as they experience how their home towns are run.
TRUISM, out of the money just once from five outings at his local course, gets the vote in a wide-open event.
The present Lib Dem leader in Wales is critical of all and sundry, reminding me of the truism spoken in the film A Beautiful Mind that "conviction is the luxury of those who are on the sidelines".
But that truism seems shaky these days, especially for boom-time buyers.
TRUISM can provide Amanda Perrett with a welcome tonic at Pontefract on Monday.
TRUISM can provide Amanda Perrett with a very welcome tonic at Pontefract.
One truism about Liverpool fans is that they will jump all over a player like Garcia when he's bad, but when Gerrard has a stinker, no-one says a word.
VERDICT Willie Musson's horses are always well supported when they are expected to win - a blindingly obvious thing to say, I know, but it's a truism with this outfit and I'd hold off any interest in this race until you see what is happening with the betting.
Another truism that Sartain and Schumann espouse is the importance of executive leadership in embracing and living the brand.
AS corporate America deals with the dynamics of a changing economic landscape, an age-old truism still exists: Following human resources, real estate represents a company's largest investment.