Obama's silence on 'paid liar' charge

by Les Kinsolving -- In my having covered every White House press secretary since Richard Nixon's Ron Ziegler, I cannot recall any of them being called "a paid liar" by any member more…

Conservatives about to buy Old Media papers?

by Les Kinsolving -- The daily circulation of the Baltimore Sun, as reported on March 31, 2012, by the Audit Bureau of Circulations, was 195,561. Forty-one years ago, Editor & Publisher's annual more…

BSA grapes of wrath in Grapevine

by Les Kinsolving -- Something to offend everybody. That is what 60 percent of 1,400 Boy Scouts of America did at their national meeting in Grapevine, Texas, on May 13. This 60 more…

Why not an additional 'B' to LGBT?

by Les Kinsolving -- If lesbians, male homosexuals, bisexuals and transsexuals should have the right to marriage licenses – as a few states, including Maryland, now provide – why should the real more…

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…