You break it, you fix it

by Jane Chastain -- Shops that sell delicate treasures, commonly post this sign: "You break it, you buy it." Capitol Hill needs a comparable sign as a warning to Congress: "You break more…

Before opening the borders, seal up the wombs!

by Jane Chastain -- What is the dirty little secret that the Bush administration doesn't tell you about its proposed "temporary" guest-worker program? These workers will come here in the prime of more…

Republicans – happy or deluded?

by Jane Chastain -- This week, the Gallop organization released a poll showing Republicans are much happier than Democrats and Independents. In fact, this poll shows Republicans are happier than they have more…

The peace of Christmas

by Jane Chastain -- As I opened my holiday cards from family, friends and acquaintances this year, I was struck by one common theme. A religious card from a minister and his more…

Latest numbers released on Congress!

by Jane Chastain -- If you are wondering if this column is about your particular members of Congress, the answer is yes! No, I am not psychic, but I am referring to more…

The fur flies

by Jane Chastain -- After last week's column on why I am going back to wearing fur, I received a ton of e-mail. Some could best be described as toxic waste: I more…

Why this bunny will wear fur again

by Jane Chastain -- Thanksgiving was particularly cold. As I prepared to go to a dinner party, I reached back into an area of my closet for rarely used items and pulled more…

Time for a political outing

by Jane Chastain -- Last week's 40-hour "Justice for Judges" marathon in the United States Senate – designed to call attention to the Democrats' unprecedented use of the filibuster against the president's more…

Washington fiddles while California burns

by Jane Chastain -- A couple of bills are languishing in Congress that could have limited the effects of the wildfires that have devastated much of Southern California and saved countless homes more…