'Racists, fascists, Nazis!' Stop the name-calling

by Jane Chastain -- President's Trump's remarks to the nation on Saturday in response to the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, were meant to calm the nation. They were thoughtful, measured more…

Mitch McConnell resigns (I wish)

by Jane Chastain -- In 1974, Richard Nixon resigned as president of the United States after he was mired in the Watergate scandal. In 1990, Margaret Thatcher resigned as British prime minister more…

How media became purveyors of 'fake news'

by Jane Chastain -- Media bias is a fact of life. Discerning citizens who regularly read newspapers or watch a nightly newscast have noticed a distinct slant to the left that gets more…

Repeal Obamacare & trust the free market

by Jane Chastain -- Can we be honest? The fight over the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare is about one thing and one thing only: the number of people who were more…

Nothing burger, Washington-style

by Jane Chastain -- "Nothing burger" has become the operative word in Washington of late. It was used by Democrats to describe the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email scandal, and it is more…

Independent counsel? Where's the crime?

by Jane Chastain -- Due to the growing chorus of those calling for a special counsel to look for a Trump-Russia connection in the 2016 presidential election, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein more…