Yes, we can fire Congress!

by Jane Chastain -- Want to fire Congress? This finally could be the year voters are willing to do just that. Recent polls should put the fear of God into our congressional more…

The coddled bullies won in Arizona

by Jane Chastain -- Nobody likes a bully. In the movies we cheer as the bullies are defeated, but in real life we often give into them simply because no one likes more…

Why Republicans are more fun than Democrats

by Jane Chastain -- In a recent New York magazine interview, "Saturday Night Live" boss Lorne Michaels revealed an interesting fact that gives us some insight as to why late-night TV hosts more…

The farm bill: Millionaire-feeding boondoggle

by Jane Chastain -- Some of the Democrats' leading bleeding-heart liberals found common ground this past week with the biggest corporate welfare-loving Republicans in a most unlikely source, the farm bill, which more…

Super Bowl vs. State of the Union

by Jane Chastain -- Two topics dominate the news this week: the Super Bowl and the president's annual State of the Union Address. The Super Bowl is expected to draw some 111 more…

Why the abortion issue won't go away

by Jane Chastain -- In 1983, 10 years after Roe v Wade, I interviewed Sen. Bob Packwood, R-Ore., a darling of the left and the champion of abortion rights in the Republican more…