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…

Can we separate morality, religious principle?

by Ben Kinchlow -- Not too long ago, an extremely well-educated, intelligent individual asserted in a discussion on morality and ethics that morality is completely separate from religious principle. I found this more…

Sail on, Dude

by Ben Kinchlow -- Do any of the following sound familiar: Elections in Russia, Syrian riots, the struggling euro (Greece, Spain, Italy), Iran's "peaceful" nuclear ambitions, North Korea, Afghanistan, U.S. presidential elections, more…

Resolution kept

by Ben Kinchlow -- Every year I recall with warmth the exciting days as the co-host of "The 700 Club" with Pat Robertson. Every January, as we began a new season of more…

Choose ye

by Ben Kinchlow -- Of all things in existence, only human beings are endowed with free will – the capacity to choose what they will or will not believe and/or accept. We more…