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…

GOP: Ignore the shutdown bogeyman

by Jane Chastain -- Will there be a government shutdown? If Senate Democrats and President Obama refuse to cooperate with the GOP-led House of Representatives and begin the process of cutting the more…

Not funny, Obama

by Jane Chastain -- A typical text from a 20-something on the Obama budget would read, "OMG, LOL" That would, of course, assume that the sender did not come through our public more…

Media fiddle while U.S. burns

by Jane Chastain -- The unrest in Egypt is unsettling. The possibility that the country could fall under the control of the Muslin Brotherhood would cause numerous dangerous problems. The news media more…

Just say no to feminists' boot camp

by Jane Chastain -- If someone approaches you in a shopping center parking lot and asks you to finance a boot camp for radical feminists, would you: a) laugh, thinking it was more…