'Likely' referendum on same-sex marriage?

by Les Kinsolving -- "Referendum likely on same-sex marriage law." That is the Washington Post's astounding headline concerning the homosexual marriage issue in Maryland. Why astounding? Because Maryland law requires that if more…

Legislator warns of black mobs, gets smeared

by Les Kinsolving -- In accordance with full disclosure, Maryland state legislator Pat McDonough is my fellow talk-radio host on WCBM in Baltimore and was one of my two Election Day guests. more…

Out of the closet came Obama

by Les Kinsolving -- "The president has finally come out of the closet," said Andrea Lafferty, president of the Traditional Values Coalition. "He needs new support, and who better to appease than more…

Black mob attacks and Obama's bureaucrat

by Les Kinsolving -- On April 16, Maurice Jones began serving as deputy secretary of housing and urban development, having been confirmed by the U.S. Senate. On April 14, Jones was still more…

The Supremes' Obama-burning questions

by Les Kinsolving -- Please consider the following memorable questions asked by U.S. Supreme Court justices, in the Arizona immigration-law issue: Justice Antonin Scalia: "If somebody who does not belong in this more…

Leon Panetta: Government-elite commuter

by Les Kinsolving -- Last November, President Obama asked his Cabinet members to cut back on all expenses, from cell phone use to official gifts such as pencils and mugs to travel more…

Providing a not-so-Secret Service

by Les Kinsolving -- Let me begin this commentary by expressing my long-time admiration and gratitude to the Secret Service for its usually superb duties in protecting our president, presidential candidates and more…

What on earth has happened to the AP?

by Les Kinsolving -- Forty-six years after I began as a newspaper columnist and a talk-radio host, at the San Francisco Chronicle and at that city's KCBS, I am compelled to ask: more…

NYC's $1 billion Trinity Episcopal Church

by Les Kinsolving -- Even before an earthquake caused several million dollars worth of damage, which the Episcopal Washington cathedral has nowhere near the funds to pay for, the cathedral's financial situation more…