Black America: The Klan is right

by Ben Kinchlow -- Let me state unequivocally: If you are a black person, and you are voting for Obama solely "because he is black," then you are by default placing your more…

The good people, Part 2

by Ben Kinchlow -- (Editor's note: This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Read Part 1 here.) In the 1960s, black America, fueled by stories of equality overseas by returning veterans, more…

The good people, Part 1

by Ben Kinchlow -- It has been said that perception is often more powerful than truth, and this is certainly the case in the war on terror. Israel and America have been more…

Uncle Sam wimpers, cries like a girl

by Ben Kinchlow -- He was huge. We all remember when he came on the scene, as his size made an impact on grade-schoolers. His name was Wilbert, and his parents had more…

What you say vs. what you do

by Ben Kinchlow -- London recently hosted the 2012 Olympics. Some of it was extremely exciting, victory often decided by steps or inches. Young men and women from every ethnic group around more…

USA! USA! USA!

by Ben Kinchlow -- As I sat in front of my big screen TV watching – well, half watching – the Republican National Convention's parade of speakers, I was unconsciously noting how more…

Do we really want more government?

by Ben Kinchlow -- With what is arguably the most important election to occur in most of our lifetimes on the horizon, please forgive me if it seems I am going back more…

College daze

by Ben Kinchlow -- As a general rule, most colleges convene in late August or early September. This particular college, which does not convene until November, has no athletic squads, no homecoming more…

Yellow lines

by Ben Kinchlow -- It was a long, straight stretch of highway. This is not unusual, as America abounds with long, straight stretches of highway. The sky was a crystal clear blue, more…

No God, no Bible, no problem?

by Ben Kinchlow -- Why are we so shocked and dismayed when we read or hear of a crime like the Colorado theater massacre, or the 27-29 other mass murders that have more…