You think you've paid your tax bill?

by Jane Chastain -- Thursday, April 18, is Tax Freedom Day this year. That is the day when the nation as a whole as earned enough to pay its local, state and more…

Why Obama should eat crow over 'Star Wars'

by Jane Chastain -- In 1977, "Star Wars" was the most popular movie around. By 1984, it had become a derogatory term used by liberals to ridicule Ronald Reagan's plan to defend more…

Why we're losing traditional marriage

by Jane Chastain -- The relevant question in the gay marriage debate largely goes unanswered: "How does gay marriage harm traditional marriage and children?" It is frustrating to see so many pro-family more…

Obama jet-setting: Public display of bad taste

by Jane Chastain -- Have they no shame! Another month, another lavish vacation for the Obama clan. No, I don't begrudge the first family a little down time, but considering our current economic more…

GOP: Put the young guns in charge!

by Jane Chastain -- The Republican Party is ailing. Sure, the 2012 presidential election was close, but reality is, the GOP hasn't won an overwhelming presidential race in 24 long years. Its more…

Boy Scouts conundrum: Morals vs. money

by Jane Chastain -- For more than a century, the term "Boy Scout" has been a synonym for a person of character, someone with high moral values, who respects the law, serves more…

Unofficial Obama sequester-scare transcript

by Jane Chastain -- In an undisclosed location in the White House, unnamed Obama administration advisers huddle to discuss the impending sequestration. No official transcript exists because (for the record) this meeting more…

Ben Carson: Yes, he can!

by Jane Chastain -- It is becoming clear that the Republican successor to Ronald Reagan may not come from Congress. He may not have executive experience as a governor of a state, more…

A valentine for Michael

by Jane Chastain -- This is the time of year when we send expressions of love to those we hold dear: sweethearts, relatives and special friends. I'm offering this Valentine to a more…

Cowards!

by Jane Chastain -- Who in their right mind seriously thinks a woman has an equal chance to survive in a physical battle with a man? Why, oh why, with one foot more…