Mandela and necklacing

by Les Kinsolving -- When translated, that classic Latin maxim "De mortuis nil nisi bonum" is as follows: "Of the dead, say nothing but good." But how is that at all possible more…

The intolerant Cheney lesbian

by Les Kinsolving -- There was once a day in this nation when lesbians and others with alternate sexual orientations were comparatively mute. There has developed a militancy that may well know more…

Newly owned WaPo exposes former editor

by Les Kinsolving -- Only days after President Obama presented him the Medal of Freedom, former Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee was taken apart in a devastating exposé. The exposé was more…

An email from son of mass murderer Jim Jones

by Les Kinsolving -- Yesterday was the 35th anniversary of the largest mass murder of Americans in our nation's history. This was done overseas in Guyana, by order of the late Jim more…

Big-spending bishop's $20,000 bathtub

by Les Kinsolving -- I hope you join me in commending His Holiness Pope Francis for suspending Catholic Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst of the 682,000-member Rhineland Diocese of Limburg. And what was more…

Obama snubs historic battle site

by Les Kinsolving -- As a relative of two veterans of the most significant battle in our nation's history, I share the outrage of a number of Pennsylvania's daily newspapers in what more…

Harry Belafonte's feud with MLK's children

by Les Kinsolving -- If only the late-Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had not been martyred in Tennessee, it would be fascinating to consider how he would have reacted to his friend, more…

Washington Cathedral: 'Church of anything goes'

by Les Kinsolving -- The Washington Times' Oct. 11 editorial included the following: "At the Washington National Cathedral, the Very Rev. Gary Hall announced last Sunday that he had discovered a sin more…

Where Scalia gets his news

by Les Kinsolving -- While he is not the chief justice of the Supreme Court, he is, I contend, surely the most colorful and, I strongly suspect, the most frequently quoted. I more…

Court-martial the Christian or the lesbian?

by Les Kinsolving -- "Christian airman punished by lesbian commander faces possible court-martial" Under that headline on Sept. 23, Breitbart reported: "Earlier this year, the Obama-Hagel Pentagon said they would never court-martial more…