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…

Hillary's advice for Weiner's wife

by Jane Chastain -- You can't make this stuff up. An arrogant, 46-year-old New York congressman, who imagines himself to be above reproach, accidently broadcasts a picture, intended for a college coed, more…

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…