Watergate: The Sequel (Part II – The Money)

by Jane Chastain -- "When positive imagery about your own candidate proves insufficient, negative ads about your opponent are the only alternative."–Dick Gephardt, "An Even Better Place" Watergate II, like the original, more…

Watergate: The sequel

by Jane Chastain -- The media elite, that buries its head in the sand when it comes to the scandals involving William Jefferson Clinton, considers Watergate the biggest political scandal in United more…

The most important hearing never reported

by Jane Chastain -- The most important hearing of the year was held on Capitol Hill last week on a critical issue this country faces today. No, you didn't hear about it more…

Mr. President, where art thou?

by Jane Chastain -- Would you ask a doctor to operate on you who had never performed surgery? Of course not, but every day, we are sending our troops into harm's way more…

Legalizing drugs is dead wrong

by Jane Chastain -- One-fifth of our states have passed ballot initiatives that are chipping away at the nation's drug laws. Some 24 states permit voters to participate in the initiative process more…

The Senate fiddles while the military burns

by Jane Chastain -- The United States Senate has not addressed the single biggest threat faced by the military. I am referring to green extremists who, over time, have persuaded past administrations more…

Slower than a speeding tortoise

by Jane Chastain -- You've heard the story of the race between the tortoise and the hare and you know that the tortoise won. Would you be surprised, however, to know that more…

Mr. Smith went to Washington

by Jane Chastain -- Recently, I watched "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." The 1939 film, which was nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won the Oscar for Best Motion Picture Story, is more…

The enemy within

by Jane Chastain -- Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the biggest increase in military spending in decades to help fight the war on terrorism. The defense authorization for FY more…