Herman Cain is toast!

by Jane Chastain -- As a presidential candidate, Herman Cain is done. He is toast! In the past, I and many others gave him the benefit of doubt. The sexual harassment claims more…

Thanksgiving and the welfare state

by Jane Chastain -- Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time to count our blessings and thank God for them. For the early pilgrims, these blessings were simple and few. The first thanksgiving celebrated more…

We the people are suckers

by Jane Chastain -- One of the most familiar comic strips in history has Peanuts character Lucy holding the football for gullible Charlie Brown. It has been repeated again and again. We more…

What are the odds?

by Jane Chastain -- As a former sportscaster, I am somewhat familiar with how the oddsmakers gather statistics to make sure the spread on various sporting events is even. You simply cannot more…

Yes he Ca(i)n

by Jane Chastain -- Georgia businessman Herman Cain is at or near the top of every poll of GOP presidential candidates, yet political pundits continue to dismiss his chances of winning the more…

Obama needs a 'Sister Souljah' moment

by Jane Chastain -- The occupiers of Wall Street were silent as the president of the United States approached the podium in downtown Manhattan and began to speak. Obama was expected to more…

Earth to 'Occupy Wall Street'

by Jane Chastain -- "Occupy Wall Street" is a movement in search of a goal. The growing hoards of malcontents offer a convenient stage for anyone or any group with a cause. more…

Herman Cain's Godfather's solution

by Jane Chastain -- Introducing Herman Cain, the GOP presidential candidate who just won the Florida straw poll by a landslide, as the former CEO of Godfather's Pizza is an insult. Don't more…

The takeaway from the Solyandra scandal

by Jane Chastain -- If we learn anything from the Solyndra debacle, it's that the government should not be in the business of making loans, period! The House Oversight and Government Reform more…