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…

White House to harvest your cash?

by Jane Chastain -- As hard as this may be to believe, George W. Bush, the president who championed tax relief, is poised to sign a bill that would cost every household more…

The case for marriage

by Jane Chastain -- Marriage is an idea whose time has come – again. If you want a strong country, you need good citizens, and the best way to produce healthy, well-adjusted, more…