Give the lady a break

by Jane Chastain -- Liberals hate professional conservative women because they fly in the face of left-wing dogma. That is a given. But, why is it that so many on the right more…

Kill the messenger!

by Jane Chastain -- In ancient times, it was not unusual to kill a messenger who brought bad news. Many of the great prophets in the Bible suffered unspeakable treatment and even more…

1-term president, 1-term speaker

by Jane Chastain -- The American people just got flimflammed by their elected representatives, again. It's a matter of simple arithmetic. You are spending more than you are taking in. Your salary more…

When 'balanced' is unbalanced

by Jane Chastain -- There are certain words that are overused in Washington. They have proven effective in covering a multitude of sins and soothing an angry electorate: These words include "compromise," more…

Charlie Rangel preaches Jesus

by Jane Chastain -- "What would Jesus do?" is a popular question posed by Christians facing moral dilemmas. However, the man using it over the weekend was none other than Charlie Rangel, more…

I'm shocked! NEA endorses Obama

by Jane Chastain -- The bumbling vice president who was put in charge of: touting the administration's record on transparency (his speeches are often off-limits to the press); ensuring that the $787 more…

Needed: A 2nd declaration of independence

by Jane Chastain -- On July 4, 1776, the American colonists boldly declared their independence from Great Britain. It is that act that we will celebrate over this long holiday weekend. But, more…

The takeaway from the Weiner scandal

by Jane Chastain -- It would have been a cold day in hell before Anthony Weiner resigned on his own. He tried to make it appear as if he were doing the more…

Sarah who?

by Jane Chastain -- Sarah Palin. The very mention of her name invokes a strong response from almost everyone. You either love her or hate her. (Count me in the former category.) more…