Bah, humbug!

by Ben Kinchlow -- Bah, humbug!!! It's that time again: overextended credit cards, no place to park, wet snow, cold wind, rude clerks and, this year, unemployment at record levels. They started more…

Lex naturalis

by Ben Kinchlow -- Reading news headlines is very interesting: "Sex offenders could be anywhere," "Celebrity congratulations for baby out of wedlock," "School apologizes for religious message in Christmas program," "Ex-sheriff in more…

War: What is it good for?

by Ben Kinchlow -- Most Boomers will recognize that title as an anti-war anthem popularized by Edwin Starr during the Vietnam era. "Absolutely nothing," was the writer's answer. His position was that more…

Let's do some real 'thanks giving'

by Ben Kinchlow -- This time I was getting really irritated – cut off in the middle of my cell phone conversation again! As we had been discussing office hours for the more…

Real religion and true politics

by Ben Kinchlow -- Editor's note: Below is a video version of this commentary: There's an interesting phenomenon – governments in turmoil – taking place in many capitals around the world, including more…

Racist America?

by Ben Kinchlow -- If America were as racist as her mostly internal critics insist, then every politician would eagerly seek out the "racist" label. They would all, as one wing of more…

Immoral? Says who?

by Ben Kinchlow -- Editor's note: Below is a video version of this commentary: An extremely well-educated, intelligent individual asserted in a discussion on morality and ethics that morality is completely separate more…