California's parents blindsided

by Jane Chastain -- Quick – raise your hand if you think the state can do a better job of protecting your children than you can. No parent in his or her more…

Let the rumble begin!

by Jane Chastain -- President Bush set the stage for a fight when he nominated Samuel A. Alito to the Supreme Court. But let's be clear about this one thing: This is more…

They think we're a bunch of dummies

by Jane Chastain -- They think we're a bunch of dummies! How else can you explain some of the rhetoric coming out of the White House and Congress? Case in point was more…

Needed: Religious conservatives with backbone

by Jane Chastain -- The revolt in the Republican ranks over the nomination of Harriett Miers to the Supreme Court is extremely significant. For the first time since George W. Bush was more…

The biggest problem with Harriet Miers

by Jane Chastain -- My biggest problem with Harriet Miers is the same as it was for John Roberts, the new chief justice of the Supreme Court. It is the same as more…

The issue that won't go away

by Jane Chastain -- Editor's note: The following commentary is excerpted from an upcoming book by Jane Chastain, titled "Abortion, the Bible and the Church."Have you ever wondered why abortion remains the more…

Do Army boots come in pink?

by Jane Chastain -- Still looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the women in your life? Consider a flack jacket or combat boots. Yes, combat boots! Unless we can find some more…

Intelligence 'deform' bill

by Jane Chastain -- Gangs of thugs are taking over a neighborhood. They are breaking into homes. Some simply are looting. Others are torturing and killing all occupants. Residents are terrified. A more…