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…

Lawbreaker featured at law school

by Les Kinsolving -- Just guess who will be addressing the University of Baltimore's School of Law from 9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. on April 12. This university's schedule, a copy of more…

Santorum's worst problem: His home state

by Les Kinsolving -- According to the primary results so far, it still seems highly unlikely that Rick Santorum will win the Republican nomination. But what if Santorum somehow manages to win? more…

Bill Maher: Master of misogyny

by Les Kinsolving -- Black columnist Lloyd Marcus has written: "MILF is an acronym used in pornography for 'Mother I'd Like to F---.' Bill Maher called Sarah Palin MILF. Bill Maher called more…

3 Episcopal cathedral crises

by Les Kinsolving -- Within the three months of this year, beginning in April, two cathedrals, in the Episcopal dioceses of Rhode Island and Delaware, are ceasing to operate and closing their more…

Homosexual groups AWOL on child abuse

by Les Kinsolving -- The Maryland State General Assembly has voted to approve same-sex marriage. In the House of Delegates, the vote was 72-64. In the state Senate, 25-22. Democratic Gov. Martin more…

The crisis at the Washington Post

by Les Kinsolving -- According to the Feb. 12 business section of the New York Times – concerning its leading Fourth-Estate rival, the Washington Post – reporter Jeremy Peters, in a long more…