No separation of church and state

by Ben Kinchlow -- An organization that had been feeding the poor and helping the homeless for more than 30 years was told by a state agriculture department official that they would more…

We're all rich in America

by Ben Kinchlow -- He looked up at his mother and said, "Mom, here in America we are all rich." He shook his head, looked down at the table and said, "I more…

2014: Year of the Bible?

by Ben Kinchlow -- The mayor of a Texas town recently made news and raised some eyebrows when he officially declared 2014, the "Year of the Bible." So why would the mayor more…

2014: It's a new year!

by Ben Kinchlow -- Happy New Year! You will hear it a thousand or more times in the next day or so. Friends, acquaintances, TV hosts, newscasters, store clerks and banners, not more…

Just say it: Merry Christmas!

by Ben Kinchlow -- Pre-Christmas shopping riots, a Salvation Army bell ringer punched for saying "Happy Holidays!," a national newscaster (jokingly or otherwise) who says (in response to a black columnist suggesting more…

'The middle class must not fail,' Part 2

by Ben Kinchlow -- (Editor's note: This is Part 2 in series on Taylor Caldwell's commentary, "The middle class must not fail or all will be lost." The following includes an excerpt more…

'The middle class must not fail,' Part 1

by Ben Kinchlow -- (Editor's note: This is Part I in series on Taylor Caldwell's commentary, "The middle class must not fail or all will be lost.") What? I received my property more…

Kids, here's real meaning of Thanksgiving

by Ben Kinchlow -- Well, it was the day after: Black Friday, huge sales, long lines, finding space in the fridge for leftovers, pre-Christmas Christmas shopping for some, for others, the day more…

Shalom Aleichem

by Ben Kinchlow -- OK, I admit it. I was stoked! My business associates and I were in a cab headed for the second Israel Allies Foundation Caucus, held at the five-star more…

Can 2 people rewrite the First Amendment?

by Ben Kinchlow -- How would this work for you? Two vegetarians are offended by meat eaters, so they sue. Any restaurant, club or public facility where the public is invited to more…