Elections in a perfect world

by Jane Chastain -- Primary elections are far more important than general elections, but most citizens don't really wake up politically until a week before it's time to go to the polls more…

Obamacare inch by inch

by Jane Chastain -- Obamacare, Hillarycare, national health care, universal health care and single payer are all euphemisms that have been used for socialized medicine. Why all the euphemisms?  It's because socialized more…

Obama's kinder, gentler 'death panels'

by Jane Chastain -- Truth is in short supply in Washington. That is why recent statements made by Donald Berwick, President Obama's nominee to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, more…

The danged fence vs. the danged record

by Jane Chastain -- He won the Republican nomination for president.  He hasn't had a primary challenger for his Senate seat in two decades.  He's 10 to 12 points ahead in most more…

Political earthquake in Utah

by Jane Chastain -- When an earthquake hits, once the shaking stops, those still standing breathe a sign of relief. The uneducated assume the danger has passed and go on about their more…

'Dumb and Dumber' on Arizona law

by Jane Chastain -- There have been a lot of ridiculous comments on Arizona's new immigration law, but California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Latina pop star Shakira get my vote in the more…

Dems' plan to control your land

by Jane Chastain -- It's not enough that Barack Obama and the Democrats want complete control of health care, the financial system and the air above – now they are advancing a more…

How to put the fear of God into the GOP

by Jane Chastain -- Ouch! That check I just put in the mail to the IRS really hurt! Unfortunately, if something isn't done, and done soon, to roll back the size of more…

Good Thursday or Good Friday?

by Jane Chastain -- The Thursday before Easter is called Maundy Thursday. Tradition has it that it was on this day that Christ ate his last supper, the Passover, with his disciples more…