More Democrats for Congress?

by Jane Chastain -- Do you ever look at what has happened since Republicans took over Congress in 1994 and wonder why there haven't been more changes? Do you ever wonder why more…

Hacking or hugging arts funding?

by Jane Chastain -- There was a time, in the not too distant past, when the debate over the Interior Appropriations bill would touch off an annual battle between liberals and conservatives more…

Lott's red bargain

by Jane Chastain -- Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott says he'll try to block an agreement by House Republicans that would allow food sales to Fidel Castro's Cuba. Farm state lawmakers had more…

No time to lift sanctions on North Korea

by Jane Chastain -- North Korea President Kim Jong Il may be a little eccentric, even crazy, but he is not stupid. For years now he has watched his Chinese neighbors taunt more…

Why Energy Secretary Bill Richardson won't resign

by Jane Chastain -- Two computer hard drives, containing information on plans for countering nuclear terrorism, technical details on every nuclear weapon in the U.S. and Russian arsenals and emergency techniques for more…

Keep those forests burning

by Jane Chastain -- It was irresponsible of the U.S. House of Representatives to approve legislation to give the federal government three billion dollars more each year to put more land under more…

Al Gore the appeaser

by Jane Chastain -- Al Gore denounces every George W. Bush proposal as a "risky scheme." On Saturday, the Vice President took his criticism of the Bush defense plan to the United more…

PNTR: What's the hurry?

by Jane Chastain -- For the love of money is the root of all sorts of evil. 1 Timothy 6:10 There are a lot of arguments that can be made for trading more…

Tripping over Linda

by Jane Chastain -- Linda Tripp is back in the news for the wrong reasons. The media is transfixed on what appears to be a politically motivated case brought against her by more…

Screen doors on submarines

by Jane Chastain -- What could be more unnecessary than a screen door on a submarine? On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee will be debating a proposal that is equally ridiculous, more…