'Historically black' vs. 'historically white'

by Les Kinsolving -- Democrat Reps. Pete Stark of California and Stephen Cohen of Tennessee both have substantial numbers of black constituents. So they both applied to join the Congressional Black Caucus. more…

2 monumental changes needed in D.C.

by Les Kinsolving -- The growingly few of us who can remember hearing, live, the presidential address to Congress on Dec. 8, 1941, will, I strongly suspect, remember best its magnificent conclusion more…

Scholars reject Thomas Jefferson sex affair

by Les Kinsolving -- "The Jefferson-Hemings Controversy" is a new book dealing with one of the most outrageous libels in American history. "Thomas Jefferson's Monticello" noted: "In September of 1802, political journalist more…

Punishment for occupiers? Hard labor

by Les Kinsolving -- Early on Sunday morning in the middle of McPherson Square, two blocks from the White House, "Occupy D.C." protesters built the frame of a small barn, upon which more…

The mind-boggling Ron Paul

by Les Kinsolving -- "The possibility of a military attack against Iran is now closer to being applied than the application of a diplomatic option," warned Israeli President Shimon Peres. National Review more…

Boys swimming on girls' teams

by Les Kinsolving -- 'Boys swimming on girls' teams find success – then draw jeers' That is the Nov. 19 headline in the New York Times. It tells of the Massachusetts South more…

The UNESCO follies

by Les Kinsolving -- he Palestinian Authority (formerly the Palestine Liberation Organization, or PLO) has just been voted membership in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO. Immediately after more…

Lyin' Joe Biden and the media gatekeepers

by Les Kinsolving -- In an editorial headlined, "Thug Administration," Human Events, a national conservative weekly, has denounced Vice President Joe Biden as both a liar and a coward. "'Don't screw around more…

Mrs. Obama: 'The right to love whomever we choose'

by Les Kinsolving -- CNS News reported from Chicago that first lady Michelle Obama told two audiences at Democratic fundraisers that the justices her husband appointed to the Supreme Court "will protect more…