Kevin J. Banet column
Kevin J. Banet is a journalist, publicist, and founder/CEO of TreeFrogClick PR services in the Chicago area. He has many years of experience in pro-life activism, and has taught sidewalk counseling. Kevin has taught catechism, has served as a youth leader and has been active in the traditional marriage movement in Illinois. He is married and has two children.

Welcoming the dictator
Kevin J. Banet
May 28, 2014

After one of his most astounding miracles – feeding five thousand people – Jesus realized that the people wanted to make him an earthly king. (John  . . .

What if Thomas Edison had to endure Common Core?
Kevin J. Banet
April 28, 2014

When Thomas Edison was a boy, his teacher complained that he was "mind addled." That event marked the end of Edison's three months of formal education. From . . .

What Elvis blurted out tells us about America today
Kevin J. Banet
March 2, 2014

Spotlights and smoke. Glitter and glamor. Screaming girls and celebrity status. Even the name "rock star" is a compliment for friends we admire. But . . .

Which of these scandals threaten America the most?
Kevin J. Banet
February 1, 2014

I ask you this question – which of the four scenaries below pose the most dangerous threat to America's freedom? 1. Widespread government . . .

Big media falling asleep on Obamacare "pill" mandate issue
Kevin J. Banet
November 28, 2013

If you watched the last "60 Minutes" episode, did you hear the snoring in the background? If so, it's because the news conjurers there are trying to ignore . . .

Christian rocker Bradlee Dean spotted at patriot rally by CityPages' ever-paranoid eyes
Kevin J. Banet
November 27, 2013

Not too long ago, when I lived in Chicago, I read a horrifying story about an eight-year-old boy who was shot to death a few blocks from where I lived.  . . .

Christian rocker tops Tim Tebow as Christian youth leader
Kevin J. Banet
November 10, 2013

Tim Tebow, move over. You've been passed up. Not to detract from your gallant witness for Christ on the professional gridiron – but a rising star . . .

Preacher and rocker Bradlee Dean teaches college professors a thing or two about America's heritage
Kevin J. Banet
October 11, 2013

As the nation braced itself before a bitter budget standoff between factions on Capitol Hill recently, the professors of a small college in North Carolina . . .

Gosnell crimes driven by lifestyles of lust
Kevin J. Banet
May 2, 2013

Closing arguments are being made in the grisly murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell. The case leads us to wonder, how has "reproductive care" come to this . . .

Boston tragedy points to the need for a spiritual renewal
Kevin J. Banet
April 17, 2013

It seems as if our whole country is falling apart. When crazed individuals kill others as in Sandy Hook, or bombers strike, as in Boston, one wonders if we will . . .

"Rainbow journalism" is the new enemy of children
Kevin J. Banet
April 1, 2013

The new enemy of youth and children is "rainbow journlism," which, like the yellow journalism of the past, is irresponsible and unprofessional. Rainbow . . .

Bradlee Dean warns of an America falling asleep, as did Germany
Kevin J. Banet
March 6, 2013

Although he has been criticized for being a "right winger," the preacher and musician Bradlee Dean takes a surprisingly even hand when leveling criticism at . . .

Christian speaker kicked off Florida school property
Kevin J. Banet
February 16, 2013

For a lot of high school students, the Constitution is about a dry a subject as you can get. But not for some kids in Boca Raton, FL. Students at the Spanish . . .

Mass shootings, meds and mental illness -- what's the connection?
Kevin J. Banet
February 7, 2013

Musician and columnist Bradlee Dean, who was prescribed an antidepressant as a child, says we've been ignoring the rod of correction. His biography is shown . . .

The inauguration and the Silly Putty President
Kevin J. Banet
January 22, 2013

Caption: The image of Obama is taken from a sand sculpture made for the Democratic National Convention this past fall. The inauguration is over. But our . . .

Christianity -- the soul of America
Kevin J. Banet
January 17, 2013

Some years ago I was interviewed by a TV station about the issue of abortion. I had been matched up with a representative of Planned Parenthood, and after the . . .

Teen "rebel" movie shows a weak spot in our Sandy Hook culture
Kevin J. Banet
January 4, 2013

As the Sandy Hook students returned to class recently, the horrible tragedy there recently brings to mind a movie from long ago. In Rebel Without A Cause, a . . .

Alfred Kinsey and the failure of homosexuality
Kevin J. Banet
December 16, 2012

A few years ago I got together with an old friend whom I hadn't seen in years. The difference in this meeting was that my friend was a homosexual. Um, I guess I . . .

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