What makes America great?

by Ben Kinchlow -- We are hearing so much today in this 2016 presidential campaign about the greatness of America – her past greatness, the present loss of greatness and the possibilities more…

Something frightening happening in America

by Ben Kinchlow -- As I watched the latest Republican "debate" last week (and I use the term loosely) and heard the responses from the candidates for the highest office in the more…

America is on brink of life or death decision

by Ben Kinchlow -- There was much talk about the evangelical and minority voters vis-a-vis the South Carolina primary. Accounting for almost 30 percent of the 4.7 million population of South Carolina, more…

Bernie's socialism is antithesis of America

by Ben Kinchlow -- At a rally after his victory over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, "Mr. [Bernie] Sanders said his win represented the start of a political revolution. He told supporters, more…

The moral dilemma of the refugee crisis

by Ben Kinchlow -- Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates recently told the BBC that the United States "should set a better example" by taking in more refugees. Gates said his home country "had more…

Mideast can't support democratic governance

by Ben Kinchlow -- Here we are now with ISIS running amok in the Middle East and multiple dictators eliminated – Iraq's Saddam Hussein, Egypt's Hosni Mubarak, Libya's Moammar Gadhafi and maybe more…

Real perspectives of mainstream Americans

by Ben Kinchlow -- As I contemplate 2016, a new year full of unknowns for us all, and consider writing future columns, I was inspired to revisit many of the incredible emails more…

Proclaim liberty throughout the land

by Ben Kinchlow -- As we conclude our celebrations heralding the arrival of 2016, it may be helpful to review the basis for our celebrations here in the "Good 'ol USA." Based more…