The good guy won!

by Jane Chastain -- Are you convinced that all candidates running for political office are the same? Do you see "politics" as just another career choice, where candidates work their way up more…

A senate race the GOP is willing to lose

by Jane Chastain -- He's got the charisma and moral clarity of Ronald Reagan, the honesty of Abe Lincoln and the mental toughness of Jesse Helms. In Oklahoma, the polls show he more…

Amendment to protect marriage will fail

by Jane Chastain -- I take no pleasure in telling you that the vote on the constitutional amendment designed to protect the sanctity of marriage between a man and woman will fail more…

America's political
couch potatoes

by Jane Chastain -- This week, an e-mail was sent to many conservative leaders, writers and broadcasters urging us to join forces and light a fire under "the collective backsides of the more…

Bad-boy Billy and his enablers

by Jane Chastain -- What is wrong with you people, lining up like little zombies to plunk down $35 of your hard-earned money to read a telephone-book size autobiography written by a more…

The Reagan haters on the right

by Jane Chastain -- Ronald Reagan wasn't simply a good president – history has shown us he was one of our best. Since his death, however, his detractors have been working overtime more…

An open letter to all Ronald Reagan haters

by Jane Chastain -- Many teenagers considered their parents to be quite dumb, only to be surprised years later at how smart their parents had become. Of course, it wasn't the parents more…

'Man bites dog' budget

by Jane Chastain -- In 2006, poor women and children will be going to bed hungry. Schools will be without textbooks, chalk and erasers. Disabled veterans will be thrown out into the more…

Bush throws in towel on judiciary

by Jane Chastain -- If conservatives had any doubts about President Bush's commitment to putting strict constitutionalists on the federal courts, they were laid to rest last week with the little deal more…