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…

Do whore-mongers deserve 'dignity and respect'?

by Les Kinsolving -- That Maryland remains a Land of Political Unforgettables has been demonstrated once again. Jon Cardin, a Democratic state legislator from Baltimore County, candidate for state attorney general – more…

Why impeachment is now possible – and justified

by Les Kinsolving -- South Carolina's Sen. Lindsay Graham served as a House of Representatives prosecutor during former President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial. That is among reasons why his June 5 warning, more…

NFL's 'Washington Native-Americans'?

by Les Kinsolving -- In one of the stupidest actions in U.S. congressional history, 50 U.S. senators signed a letter to the Washington Redskins football team, with the following message: "Today, we more…