Israel is a paradox

by Ben Kinchlow -- According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a paradox is "something that is made up of two opposite things and that seems impossible but is actually true or possible." Israel is more…

How the U.S. government enslaves Americans

by Ben Kinchlow -- A quote has been attributed by many to an historian named Alexander Tytler (1747-1813) in which he predicted that democracies could not endure, because people don't want to more…

Rights and privileges are not equal

by Ben Kinchlow -- Perhaps one of the most misunderstood concepts ever to strike at the mind of man is a clear understanding of individual freedom. People generally associate freedom with the more…

Ferguson revisited: Here's my solution

by Ben Kinchlow -- On Wednesday, March 4, Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a long, racially oriented announcement regarding the U.S. Justice Department and the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department. The Justice Department, more…

History of black America, Part 4

by Ben Kinchlow -- (Editor's note: This is Part 4 of Ben Kinchlow's series on the history of black America. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.) America, the "promised land." more…

History of black America, Part 3

by Ben Kinchlow -- (Editor's note: This is Part 3 of Ben Kinchlow's series on the history of black America. Read Part 1 and Part 2.) I offer this series not as more…

The history of black America, Part 2

by Ben Kinchlow -- (Editor's note: This is Part 2 of Ben Kinchlow's series on the history of black America. Read Part 1 here.) To pick up where we left off, let more…

The history of black America, Part 1

by Ben Kinchlow -- February is Black History Month. Properly defined, history is: The study of past events; the whole series of past events connected with someone or something. History should be more…