Wars and rumors of wars

by Ben Kinchlow -- Few things of significance "just happen." Newton's third law states: "For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction." Just as there are forces in nature that more…

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…