3 land mines for Republicans

by Jane Chastain -- Now that Republicans have won the election war, the real work begins: the cleanup. As with any war, this is the tedious part. In these next two years more…

The bad news? GOP's same spineless leaders

by Jane Chastain -- So you think the fact that Republicans now control both houses of Congress means there will be a rollback of Obama's unpopular policies? Guess again. If you hit more…

Why women are easy prey for Democrats

by Jane Chastain -- With President Obama as welcome on the campaign trail as brownies at a meeting of Weight Watchers, and his policies as popular as Bach at a bowling alley, more…

Obama wants a 'mulligan' on Iraq

by Jane Chastain -- In golf, Obama's favorite pastime, the "mulligan" has become SOP in friendly games. A mulligan is a stroke that is replayed (due to bad luck or a blunder) more…

'Blue Bloods' has Christians seeing red

by Jane Chastain -- Like many Christians, I have looked forward to each new episode of the "Blue Bloods" television show. It is in its fifth season and attracts more viewers than more…

If 7-year-olds could vote for president

by Jane Chastain -- On Friday, my 7-year-old granddaughter came home from school with a long face. "Grandmother," she said, "is there any way a kid like me could talk to someone more…

Dumbest voting idea ever

by Jane Chastain -- I received an email from a well-meaning friend urging me to sign a petition on MoveOn.org's website that he felt would encourage more people to vote and improve more…

To war or not to war?

by Jane Chastain -- That is the question for President Obama. No doubt it is every bit as vexing as the one with which Prince Hamlet wrestled in the Shakespeare classic that more…

Beware of Obamanesia!

by Jane Chastain -- After months of presidential promises on an executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens (i.e. immigration reform), Obama punted. In June, he put us all on notice that more…

Our girly-man president

by Jane Chastain -- Hillary Clinton would like to become the first woman president. Should she succeed, it likely would be a bit anticlimactic. We've already had a girly-man president. More correctly, more…