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…

Time to televise executions

by Les Kinsolving -- Capital punishment is that lethal practice by which a few of the U.S. states still maintain that they are showing how much they oppose killing in cold blood more…