Does Mom matter?

by Jane Chastain -- Mom doesn't matter. That is the conclusion drawn by University of Massachusetts psychologist Elizabeth Harvey that was published in the March issue of the journal Developmental Psychology. Stay more…

Divided they fall

by Jane Chastain -- The Republican party forked over a lot of dough recently to run a full page ad in USA Today in order to tell the nation its members are more…

Another victim of Clinton justice

by Jane Chastain -- Now that Bill Clinton is free to get on with his presidency, it's time to allow a victim of Arkansas' politicized criminal justice system that existed during the more…

What to tell the children

by Jane Chastain -- Members of the Senate who voted to acquit William Jefferson Clinton rushed for platforms to justify their actions. Politicians never are at a loss for words. However, few more…

Pleeease, Mr. President!

by Jane Chastain -- The idea of Senate Republicans sending a letter to Bill Clinton asking him to interrupt his fundraising to come in and voluntarily testify in his impeachment trial would more…

The real U.S. economy

by Jane Chastain -- In the president's surreal State of the Union address, delivered only a few hours after senators were weighing his fate in the impeachment trial, Mr. Clinton told us, more…

Administration skirts law on killing embryos

by Jane Chastain -- Bill Clinton has shown no respect for the law. Neither do the leaders of his administration. Clinton's lawyers apologized to members of the United States Senate for all more…

The character of Thomas Jefferson

by Jane Chastain -- When you cut through all the legal gobbledygook and the bending of the English language, President Clinton's defense boils down to this: It's all about sex and everybody's more…

The polls, the pornographer, the predicament

by Jane Chastain -- The timidity of Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott and many of his Republican colleagues has been attributed to two things: the polls and pornographer Larry Flynt. Although the more…

What goes around comes around

by Jane Chastain -- The beginning of the end of the speakership of Newt Gingrich was not the 1998 congressional election as many believe. It was earlier, much earlier. On Jan. 9, more…