'D-Day' for Republicans

by Jane Chastain -- "D-Day" is a military term used to denote the beginning of a combat mission. There is a new D-Day coming. Let's call it "Decision Day" for the United more…

3 land mines for Republicans

by Jane Chastain -- Now that Republicans have won the election war, the real work begins: the cleanup. As with any war, this is the tedious part. In these next two years more…

The bad news? GOP's same spineless leaders

by Jane Chastain -- So you think the fact that Republicans now control both houses of Congress means there will be a rollback of Obama's unpopular policies? Guess again. If you hit more…

Why women are easy prey for Democrats

by Jane Chastain -- With President Obama as welcome on the campaign trail as brownies at a meeting of Weight Watchers, and his policies as popular as Bach at a bowling alley, more…

Obama wants a 'mulligan' on Iraq

by Jane Chastain -- In golf, Obama's favorite pastime, the "mulligan" has become SOP in friendly games. A mulligan is a stroke that is replayed (due to bad luck or a blunder) more…

'Blue Bloods' has Christians seeing red

by Jane Chastain -- Like many Christians, I have looked forward to each new episode of the "Blue Bloods" television show. It is in its fifth season and attracts more viewers than more…

If 7-year-olds could vote for president

by Jane Chastain -- On Friday, my 7-year-old granddaughter came home from school with a long face. "Grandmother," she said, "is there any way a kid like me could talk to someone more…

Dumbest voting idea ever

by Jane Chastain -- I received an email from a well-meaning friend urging me to sign a petition on MoveOn.org's website that he felt would encourage more people to vote and improve more…

To war or not to war?

by Jane Chastain -- That is the question for President Obama. No doubt it is every bit as vexing as the one with which Prince Hamlet wrestled in the Shakespeare classic that more…