Poverty in America

by Ben Kinchlow -- If I asked the question, "Which tastes best, English trifle or American apple pie?," most would respond, "What is English trifle?" or "I don't know, I never tasted more…

What does 'sequestration' really mean?

by Ben Kinchlow -- America is facing a potential financial crisis that, according to some, is a fiscal cliff that could have devastating long-term consequences for American businesses, large and small, employment, more…

6 million Jews face another 'final solution'

by Ben Kinchlow -- What does Auschwitz, the U.N. General Assembly and the U.S. Congress have in common? Auschwitz, the largest concentration camp of its kind established by the Nazi regime, consisted more…

Well America, what have we got?

by Ben Kinchlow -- According to the Maryland delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was reportedly approached by a lady with a question as the convention drew to a close. more…

Do light-skinned blacks owe reparations?

by Ben Kinchlow -- Well, Black History Month is history, and if it were left up to some of the blacks commenting on my recent column regarding blacks and slavery, so would more…

Father of U.S. slavery was a black man

by Ben Kinchlow -- February has been officially designated, recognized by many and even celebrated by some as Black History Month or National African-American History Month. While it is acknowledged in some more…

Who's in charge? We the people

by Ben Kinchlow -- Well, the dust has finally settled from the apparent coronation of the king (beg your pardon, swearing-in of the president) and his subsequent State of the Union message. more…

America: Earn your daily bread

by Ben Kinchlow -- I remember vividly my first trip to Hong Kong, before the ChiComs took it over. It was run by the Brits, and we went over to do some more…

When 'compromise' means annihilation

by Ben Kinchlow -- The problem with communicating is the combination of speaking and hearing. You see, when I speak I know what I mean, while, when you hear, you know what more…

Is America now a lukewarm nation?

by Ben Kinchlow -- Recently, I was reminded how small things can remind you of larger things, and larger things can bring to mind smaller things. Such was the case in our more…