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…

Fighting abuse at U.N.

by Jane Chastain -- She did her job at the United Nations. She did it well, too well to suit the Clinton administration. That's why former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright hired more…