Needed: Blue Dog Republicans

by Jane Chastain -- When the Democrats had a lock on the southeastern portion of the United States, there was a popular slogan among the party faithful: "I'd vote for a yellow more…

Farewell to a great lady

by Jane Chastain -- I have Mel Gibson to thank for introducing me, as he did so many others, to Julia Moore, the wife of retired-Lt. Gen. Harold Moore through the movie, more…

What Condoleezza Rice didn't know

by Jane Chastain -- Be honest. Would you trade all the knowledge that is swimming around in that tidy little brain of yours for what's in the head of National Security Adviser more…

Highway robbery

by Jane Chastain -- President Bush just got mugged in Washington, D.C. The big thugs just walked right up and kicked sand in his face. Is the man who said, "Bring it more…

The Condoleezza Conundrum

by Jane Chastain -- Was the Democratic diatribe over the failure of White House National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice to testify publicly – under oath – before the 9-11 Commission politically motivated? more…

Global nightmare: Saving the LOST

by Jane Chastain -- When I first heard of the LOST (Law Of the Sea Treaty), it sounded like a bad plot for a science-fiction movie. In the '60s and '70s, when more…

Haitian hat trick?

by Jane Chastain -- Twice, we have propped up Jean Bertrand Aristide as the leader of Haiti. What did this accomplish? We reduced one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere more…

Kerry hypocrite on abortion

by Jane Chastain -- John Kerry may be a war hero, but he is a coward when it comes to articulating his position on abortion. On Jan. 26, in Portsmouth, N.H., he more…