Nuns can, Muslim women can't

by Ben Kinchlow -- Help! As someone who has personally experienced discrimination in many forms, I am all in favor of banning any type or form of unfair discrimination based on race, more…

Are the mainstream media racist?

by Ben Kinchlow -- There are those who are asking why the recent Navy Yard massacre failed to generate the usual intense and prolonged coverage of other mass shootings. There are those more…

The Syrian misconception

by Ben Kinchlow -- There is a critical miscalculation taking place in Washington regarding Syria, the Middle East and Muslims based on this erroneous assumption: "We think alike." The truth is, they more…

March on Washington: Elation and despair

by Ben Kinchlow -- I was torn between elation and despair. I think I experienced a full measure of both in a very short time. It was the 50th celebration, or remembrance, more…

Let's just end 'stop and frisk'

by Ben Kinchlow -- There has been a great hue and cry from some quarters about "stop and frisk" policies and, of course, the "civil rights leaders" (so-called) are leading the chant. more…

God has blessed America

by Ben Kinchlow -- To all the naysayers, protestations to the contrary, I want "y'all" to know how deeply impressed I am with America. I have often said many of the problems more…

Mighty America?

by Ben Kinchlow -- As the once mighty America tucks its tail between its legs and scurries like a terrified puppy out of tiny Yemen and 20 other embassies and/or consulates (which, more…

Is there real racism in America?

by Ben Kinchlow -- Question: "What do you think of English Trifle?" Most Americans (as did I) would have to profess ignorance,  primarily because 1) they have no idea what it is, more…

What happened to America?

by Ben Kinchlow -- I have often wondered how America has strayed so far from the founders' vision of a nation composed of different people groups "endowed by their Creator" with the more…