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…

'Sage of Baltimore' versus FDR

by Les Kinsolving -- H.L. Mencken was known worldwide as "the Sage of Baltimore." He was one of the nation's most colorful and influential public figures, as the leading intellectual and magazine more…

Hear about the Bengals' necrophiliac player?

by Les Kinsolving -- "A kiss that rocked the sports world" That is how the Washington Post headlined its report of pro-football's first identified homosexual, Michael Sam, and his lover, Vito Cammisano. more…

Agony in Oklahoma: 43-minutes of torture

by Les Kinsolving -- The Washington Post headlined it, "No Humane Way to Kill," under a photograph of the prison death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. Apparently, the Post was unable to obtain more…

Students disrespect university's namesake

by Les Kinsolving -- "Students object to Confederate flags on campus named for Robert E. Lee" That is the headline of the Associated Press' April 18 news report, which the Washington Post more…

Bicentennial killer makes top-10 fugitive list

by Les Kinsolving -- Bradford Bishop was a State Department foreign service officer and former Yale University football player. He married a former cheerleader with a degree from the University of California, more…

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…