Happy Birthday, Jesus!

by Ben Kinchlow -- Well, it's that time again, but this is nothing new. For centuries, perhaps as early as 1565, children, especially those in countries blessed with the benefits of Judeo-Christian more…

In need of Christmas cheer?

by Ben Kinchlow -- Drat! Those outdoor lights were working when I took them down last Christmas! What?! The price of trees has gone up again this year? What am I going more…

U.N.: A farce for peace

by Ben Kinchlow -- "Farce" – A comic dramatic work using buffoonery and horseplay and typically including crude characterization and ludicrously improbable situations; an absurd event. Few things more eloquently illustrate how more…

Israel, a paradox?

by Ben Kinchlow -- May 13, 1948: A dream, a hope, people without a country May 14, 1948: Independence: "A nation is born in a day" May 16, 1948: War: Israel is more…

It's your fault

by Ben Kinchlow -- It's your fault! Yes, yours! Don't look around, look in the mirror. It's your fault, you hard-working nine-to-fivers, small business owners, corporate staffs, factory owners and workers. You are more…

When We the People were the boss

by Ben Kinchlow -- The election is over. The president and members of Congress have been chosen. Now what? Traditionally, the post-election period has been a time when we the bosses sit more…

It's not about race. It's about right

by Ben Kinchlow -- OK, let's cut to the chase. Let's cut through all the bloviating and get to the heart of the matter. Americans are going to the polls tomorrow to more…

The women's vote

by Ben Kinchlow -- As I was pondering how the "women's vote" might be different from the "men's vote" (do they have different issues and special ballots or something?), I heard of more…

Fight for your freedom to fail

by Ben Kinchlow -- When I was growing up, we had chickens. They were called game birds, wild and independent birds, which, given the chance, would simply "fly the coop." So, my more…