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…

Beware of Obamanesia!

by Jane Chastain -- After months of presidential promises on an executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens (i.e. immigration reform), Obama punted. In June, he put us all on notice that more…

Our girly-man president

by Jane Chastain -- Hillary Clinton would like to become the first woman president. Should she succeed, it likely would be a bit anticlimactic. We've already had a girly-man president. More correctly, more…

Why I left the Democratic Party

by Jane Chastain -- Recently, I received an email from a former television colleague. I'll call him Jack (not his real name). Jack lamented the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, and invited more…

Suddenly, it's 1964 again

by Jane Chastain -- Suddenly, it's 1964 again. Racial tension is in the air. Cries of "injustice" and "police brutality" occupy the headlines. However, the epicenter has moved from Mississippi and Harlem more…

Christian response to the border crisis

by Jane Chastain -- The current crisis at the border due to the influx of thousands of young people and some children has tugged at our heartstrings, and rightfully so. The U.S. more…

Border crises: Israel and America

by Jane Chastain -- The border crises in the U.S. and Israel are not that complicated. Draw on your parenting experience and follow me. You have two children who are fighting. The more…

A billion reasons to stop illegal immigration

by Jane Chastain -- President Obama has requested $3.7 billion dollars to deal with the influx of illegal immigrants crossing our borders, many of them minors. It is no secret that this more…