Too late for Newt to bow out gracefully?

by Jane Chastain -- Practically speaking, the four-man GOP presidential contest has come down to a two-man race. Mitt Romney looks like the eventual winner, but Rick Santorum still has an outside more…

Impeach Holder over voter ID!

by Jane Chastain -- There was a time, when the United States of America was respected for its justice system. No more! In fact, things have deteriorated so much under the current more…

The unthinkable arrived ... and no one noticed

by Jane Chastain -- Sandra Fluke, the 30-year-old shameless Georgetown law student who last week was invited to address Democratic members of the House of Representatives on her need for free contraceptives, more…

Why Romney can't connect

by Jane Chastain -- A neighbor recently asked me whom I was supporting for the GOP presidential nomination. He was surprised that I hadn't decided to support Mitt Romney. Frankly, I had more…

John Boehner is a hypocrite

by Jane Chastain -- How can you tell if a politician is lying? If his (or her) lips are moving. So goes one of the oldest political jokes. It would not be more…

Murphy Brown in combat boots

by Jane Chastain -- Twenty years ago, Vice President Dan Quayle stepped on a liberal land mine by stating the obvious: The (then) extremely popular television show "Murphy Brown" was sending the more…

Is Gingrich a 'consistent' conservative?

by Jane Chastain -- Newt Gingrich has billed himself as the more "consistent conservative" in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. According to Gingrich, he engineered the 1995 Republican takeover of more…

The 'P-factor'

by Jane Chastain -- The "P-factor" is a force that cannot be ignored by the pilot of an airplane. Depending on the directional rotation of the propeller, it causes the airplane to more…

The Mormon divide

by Jane Chastain -- In this election, one of the most disturbing lines to come from some of my Christian brethren is "I will never cast a vote for a Mormon for more…

'Work' is a 4-letter word

by Jane Chastain -- There are certain words most people consider unacceptable in polite conversation. Most of them have four letters. Thus they are commonly referred to as four-letter words. Monday night, more…