Thanks, Kim Jong-il

by Jane Chastain -- North Korea's Kim Jong-il made a serious mistake in testing a nuclear weapon this week. I am not suggesting for one moment that the impotent United Nations finally more…

The shameless Republican Party

by Jane Chastain -- Rats. I wanted to write a book about Mark Foley and the Republican Party but Bob Woodward stole my title. "State of Denial" best describes the attitude of more…

Real men don't use women for cannon fodder

by Jane Chastain -- The long awaited hour-long debate between Sen. George Allen, R-Va., and his Democrat challenger, Jim Webb, on "Meet the Press" was down right embarrassing. Both men want to more…

Rhode Island's lesson for real Republicans

by Jane Chastain -- How did our country stray so far from the founding principles of limited government, states' rights, self-reliance and moral integrity? Most Americans blame it on Congress. Americans have more…

Here piggy, piggy!

by Jane Chastain -- Greased pig races used to be quite common. Little piglets were selected for these events and they were next to impossible to catch. Just when you thought you more…

Have they no shame?

by Jane Chastain -- Last Thursday, the FDA announced that it has approved over-the-counter sales for "Plan B," the morning-after pill, which is essentially a mega-dose of the drugs found in birth more…

The president's 'plan B'

by Jane Chastain -- Everybody needs a "plan B" in case "plan A" doesn't work. However, few would come up with a plan B that could cause serious harm. Unfortunately, the "Plan more…

Do you really support the troops?

by Jane Chastain -- Two weeks ago, I wrote an article entitled "Will the military 'cut and run' on homosexual issue?" It concerned flack over language in a 1996 policy document (reauthorized more…

How 'wetlands' threaten freedom

by Jane Chastain -- What is a "wetland"? This is not a trick question, but it is important that we get it right. It is the key to an issue that goes more…