Should universities have pro football teams?

by Les Kinsolving -- The long-time behavior of so many of America's universities, in claiming that their football programs are really amateur, has long been one of much of higher education's leading more…

Horror in North Korea

by Les Kinsolving -- Under the leadership of Australian Judge Michael Kirby, United Nations Human Right's Council has produced a deeply disturbing and horrendously important 400-pager report on the human rights situation more…

Who's to blame for child-porn teacher's escape?

by Les Kinsolving -- "Ex-teacher at Beauvoir sentenced for child pornography." That is the top of the March 12 Washington Post Metro Section headline over a report by Justin Jouvenal. Mr. Jouvenal more…

Why Dems were right in rejecting Adegbile

by Les Kinsolving -- Page 1 of the Washington Times reported the following by Stephen Dinan: "Senators blocked President Obama's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division Wednesday in a more…

The battle over hetero change counseling

by Les Kinsolving -- "Maryland legislators stand against LGBT activists to protect children" That is the Feb. 18 headline from Liberty Counsel, a nonprofit public-interest law firm and ministry that provides free more…

The most painful speech ever

by Les Kinsolving -- That was Politico's headline over Rachael Bade's piece about Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards' performance at the Washington Press Club on Feb. 6. This critique included the following: "Washingtonians more…

A recovering target of 'Carney-ization'

by Les Kinsolving -- On Feb. 3, syndicated columnist Daniel Pipes opened his writing with the following: "Some, especially in the mainstream media, pretend that not Jerusalem but Tel Aviv serves as more…

Native Africans' role in the slave trade

by Les Kinsolving -- That is the title of a new book by Randy J. Sparks, of which Washington Post columnist Jonathan Yardley notes the following: "It has long been known that more…

Goodbye to an execrable congressman

by Les Kinsolving -- Northern Virginia's Democratic congressman, James Moran, announced that he intends to retire rather than serve any more than the 22 years in which he has been re-elected 10 more…