No more free lunch!

by Jane Chastain -- If you still believe there is no such thing as a free lunch, you haven't been to school lately. On any given school day 31.6 million children sit more…

The only candidate who can fill Huckabee void

by Jane Chastain -- Mike Huckabee's departure left many wondering who will fill the void left by the charismatic former governor of Arkansas, whose popularity with social conservatives had him at or more…

End oil ... no, all subsidies!

by Jane Chastain -- The president has renewed his call to end the billions of dollars in oil subsidies so that he can "invest" the savings into alternative energy vehicles. House Speaker more…

Easter and convenience-store 'Christians'

by Jane Chastain -- The Sunday before Easter, known as Palm Sunday, and Easter Sunday are two of the most joyous occasions in the Christian calendar. However, the anniversary of the final more…

Washington's definition of a budget 'cut'

by Jane Chastain -- There are a few simple words in the English language that are universally understood. In 1998, President Clinton, caught in the Lewinsky scandal, strained our imagination when he more…

Federal budget: Not rocket science

by Jane Chastain -- The country is teetering on the brink of financial collapse. Getting our fiscal house in order is not just an economic imperative. It's a matter of national security. more…

Lance Armstrong: Brilliance on a bike?

by Jane Chastain -- It takes one to know one. Therefore, one must assume that professional cyclist Lance Armstrong is among the world's "brightest" people. 
Last week, Armstrong was the lead pony more…

Throw mama under the tank

by Jane Chastain -- Let's be clear about one thing: Radical feminists' groups on the left hate the military. They would like to eliminate it, but since they can't, they are hellbent more…