Population prophets of gloom and doom

by Jane Chastain -- Argh! Save me from the world's population prophets and doomsday dimwits! After my column on China's eugenics program, they were out in force: "One-child policy brutal? Jane, at more…

Will Bush fund China's eugenics program?

by Jane Chastain -- The United States has been studying "birth defects and other reproductive and developmental outcomes" by cooperating with those charged with implementing China's controversial eugenics program – which has more…

Trophy children

by Jane Chastain -- On Feb. 2, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced that it was endorsing homosexual adoption. The response from the pro-family community was woefully inadequate. It consisted of bellyaching more…

Fetus furor

by Jane Chastain -- Did Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson really say that he plans to change the classification of a pre-born human being from "fetus" to "child"? That more…

Uncle Sam's sugar shell game

by Jane Chastain -- Life Savers are as American as apple pie. With a roll of Life Savers tucked in your pocket or purse, you are set for the day. Stuck in more…

The state of Social Security

by Jane Chastain -- There will be an elephant in the parlor of the U.S. House of Representatives tonight when President George W. Bush gives the State of the Union address. I'm more…

The dumbest man in America

by Jane Chastain -- These days, everywhere you turn there are ads featuring smart women and dumb men. Smart women are telling their dumb male friends, co-workers and husbands what to eat more…

Booze over babes

by Jane Chastain -- With friends like Saudi Arabia, we don't need enemies. Our relationship with the Saudis is one of convenience and contradiction. We need the Saudis to exercise their leadership more…

Pilot's perspective

by Jane Chastain -- Editor's note: Jane Chastain is a licensed pilot with multi-engine and instrument ratings, who lives on a runway and owns two airplanes. She was flying one of her more…

Aunt Cupie's sugar cookies

by Jane Chastain -- Mired in the middle of this recession, it is quite likely that you are feeling a little sad today because you could not provide the material gifts of more…