Thomas Sowell's intellectual cruise missile

by Les Kinsolving -- In 1969, Cornell University's Willard Straight Hall was violently taken over by black militant students. They were opposed by another black student who later characterized them as "hoodlums more…

The Doolittle Raiders

by Les Kinsolving -- In 1942, 80 members of what was at that time the United States Army Air Force participated in our first bombing of Japan. A case of 80 goblets more…

The highly questionable return of Tom Brokaw

by Les Kinsolving -- On NBC's "Meet the Press" with host David Gregory, former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw charged that the United States is partly to blame for the terrorist attacks more…

AP finally squawks about Obama non-access

by Les Kinsolving -- At the annual Gridiron Dinner in March, President Obama took note of complaints of limited press access to himself by announcing the following (purportedly in jest, as is more…

Ben Carson's apology and the war on free speech

by Les Kinsolving -- On March 30, the Baltimore Sun and the Washington Post both published Sun writer David Zurawik's report – as follows: "Benjamin Carson, the famed Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, apologized more…

Yale's sensitivity to incest, bestiality

by Les Kinsolving -- There may be some people who still believe that the slim-majority-approved and loudly campaigned-for acceptance of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual) orientations will complete the alternative sexual more…

Obama: Release Jonathan Pollard!

by Les Kinsolving -- On March 21, the White House Pool Report No. 10, from Jerusalem, reported the following: "There was a heckler about 15 minutes into remarks. Man standing to Obama's more…

Already, denunciations of Pope Francis

by Les Kinsolving -- As the new leader of what is by far the largest part of Christianity, which is the largest of the world's religions, there has been huge media coverage more…

How to make more votes count

by Les Kinsolving -- Is our Electoral College fair? Should all of every state's electoral votes go to the winner of what is a very close vote? Or wouldn't it be fairer more…