Congress' nasty Christmas present

by Jane Chastain -- Santa – at least this Santa – is unhappy over what has happened to the traditional Christmas Eve snack. No, I am not allergic to milk and it's more…

A case of child abuse

by Jane Chastain -- He was found hiding in a basement, all skin and bones, filthy, wounded and famished. It sounds like a classic case of child abuse. However, John Phillip Walker more…

Terrorist hemorrhage

by Jane Chastain -- When someone is bleeding to death, what do you do? You apply a tourniquet to stop the flow of blood. Then, and only then, can you take a more…

Backbones of jelly

by Jane Chastain -- Republicans control both the House of Representatives and the White House. The president's approval rating is near 90 percent. Democrats have a slim one-vote edge in the Senate, more…

No need to fear

by Jane Chastain -- Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, many Americans have been immobilized by fear. We've had fear of flying, skyscrapers and bridges, fear of anthrax and, as a more…

Pledging and praying

by Jane Chastain -- I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America And to the republic for which it stands, One nation, under God, indivisible With liberty and more…

Anthrax, abortion and other abominations

by Jane Chastain -- Abortion clinic – now there is an oxymoron, if ever there was one. A clinic is a place that heals, but these establishments offer only one prescription to more…

The price is not right

by Jane Chastain -- Patriotism is in. On Sept. 13, two days after the terrorist attacks that shook our nation to its core, the United States House of Representatives passed a resolution more…

Making the U.S. more secure – not!

by Jane Chastain -- The goal of ridding the word of terrorists is a laudable one. However, if we eliminate Osama bin Laden but, in the process, elevate others who are every more…

September 11: The Big Loser, the Big Winner

by Jane Chastain -- Where there are losers, there are winners and the big winner on September 11 definitely was not Osama bin Laden, the alleged mastermind of the terrorist attacks against more…