The greatest gift of all is waiting for you

by Jane Chastain -- Holidays are special times. They offer a brief respite from our regular routine. It's a chance to get together with family and friends. Holidays give us an opportunity to forget more…

It's the most dangerous time of the year

by Jane Chastain -- I have mixed emotions this time of year. I love the holidays but I hate what our elected representatives do to us in the weeks between Thanksgiving and more…

Deck the halls with regulations

by Jane Chastain -- While we were feasting on the holiday turkey and celebrating with family and friends, Obama was pulling another fast one. While we enjoyed the Thanksgiving stuffing, he was more…

'D-Day' for Republicans

by Jane Chastain -- "D-Day" is a military term used to denote the beginning of a combat mission. There is a new D-Day coming. Let's call it "Decision Day" for the United more…

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…