An Islamic braggart's last words

by Les Kinsolving -- "God willing, we will raise the flag of Allah in the White House." That was the statement of the Islamic State press officer Abu Mosa, just before he more…

Black racist principal not fired?

by Les Kinsolving -- "White teacher wins $350,000 in Prince George's school's bias suit" That is the Aug. 9 Washington Post headline over a report from Maryland with the following sub-headline: "Ex-educator more…

Remembering Jim Brady

by Les Kinsolving -- I could not agree with his longtime stance on gun control. For this cause obviously had no effect at all on that madman, John Hinckley, who declared, when more…

A punishment that offends human dignity

by Les Kinsolving -- For those of us who have for decades hoped and campaigned to see an end of capital punishment in the United States, not many have long believed that more…

The return of 86-year-old ex-guv, ex-con

by Les Kinsolving -- Now running for election to Congress is one of America's political legends, Edwin Edwards. Think about that and remember with me this phenomenal man, now 86 years old more…

The desecration of Robert E. Lee's grave

by Les Kinsolving -- Washington and Lee University President Kenneth Ruscio has ordered that two Confederate flags be removed from the chapel where they have been displayed over the tomb of Confederate more…

National Cathedral's transgendered preacher

by Les Kinsolving -- The Associated Press reported on Sunday, June 22, that the Episcopal Church's Washington National Cathedral "has welcomed a transgender priest into its pulpit for the first time": "Cameron more…

The impeachment-deserving prisoner exchange

by Les Kinsolving -- If the probability of the GOP gaining a two-thirds majority in the U.S. Senate in November's election comes about, that will lead to the real possibility of an more…