Chasing the Latino vote

by Jane Chastain -- Imagine that you and the family come home from a movie one evening to find that someone has broken into your home. In fact, the "breakee" is sitting more…

Government: How big is too big?

by Jane Chastain -- With the Democrat takeover of the Senate, perhaps – just perhaps – we will have an open discussion on the size of our government. This year, we will more…

Religious leaders who alibi for China

by Jane Chastain -- I was happy to hear Dr. Pat Robertson's recent public statements on China's brutal population control policy. I am not happy about the position taken by the chairman more…

The Easter Bunny won

by Jane Chastain -- It is Bush versus Jiang Zemin in the U.S.-China standoff but the outcome already has been decided. The Easter Bunny won. While China was holding the crew of more…

A billion by any other name

by Jane Chastain -- The debate over the Bush tax cut has put our bloated federal budget on display. Unfortunately the majority of Americans still are missing the main point: The growth more…

Redefining baby

by Jane Chastain -- Among the regulations that Bill Clinton issued in his final days as president, was one that affects our rules governing experiments on a fetus. "Fetus" is a medical more…

Lifetime employment for politicos

by Jane Chastain -- Let's see. If I were in public office and could design a bill to keep myself in power, what would I do? I know. I would champion a more…

Tax cuts, budgets and triggers

by Jane Chastain -- Let's set the record straight. The tax cut President George W. Bush is proposing is puny when you compare it to the amount of surplus money coming into more…