'Golden State' becomes 'Government State'

by Les Kinsolving -- Farmer Brothers, which employs 1,200 and generates $200 million in annual sales to restaurants, hotels, hospitals and universities, is nationally headquartered in California. But Farmer Brothers has announced more…

When bishops imbibe ... and drive

by Les Kinsolving -- The Feb. 4 edition of the Washington Post headline and leading paragraphs over Michelle Boorstein's byline constitute a moral mind-boggler: "Church Officials Suspected Alcoholism" "Under fire for not more…

Imprison those Code Pink creatures

by Les Kinsolving -- Code Pink is a radical, left-wing group with a very long list of public demonstrations and assorted outrages. The group's latest atrocity took place on Jan. 29 at more…

Why famed Cuban dissident says 'Castro has won'

by Les Kinsolving -- Oscar Biscet is the Afro-Cuban physician to whom President George W. Bush awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007. After President Obama granted full diplomatic recognition to more…

Castro's prisoners and Virginians

by Les Kinsolving -- In what appears to be a decisive break with its liberal Democratic editorial past, the Washington Post editorial headlined "On to Havana" noted, among other things, the following: more…

Episcopal bishop finally admits hit-and-run

by Les Kinsolving -- BBC News reported on Dec. 29: "Maryland's first female Episcopal bishop was the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Baltimore, the diocese says. Bishop more…

Redskins' fans get an earful

by Les Kinsolving -- Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has vowed never to change the name of his team – and has noted that many Indian tribes do not find it offensive. more…

Yes, Virginia, there are scandals at capital

by Les Kinsolving -- The state of Virginia has long been known as a citadel of clean government. That makes the current situations all the more deplorable. First, there is the coming more…