Big Bird's golden egg

by Jane Chastain -- With the nation careening toward a fiscal cliff from which there will be no escape, the national debate has centered on a popular children's television character who goes more…

Welcome back, Ross Perot

by Jane Chastain -- He was a charismatic guy with big ears and an important message that resonated with the American people. No, it wasn't Barack Obama. (He had fuzzy words and more…

The green-screen president

by Jane Chastain -- The average moviegoer is ill-equipped to tell the difference between live-action filmed on location and that which is created in the air-conditioned comfort and safe environment of a more…

Which platform is 'extreme'?

by Jane Chastain -- I find it a bit ironic that leading Democratic spokespeople are now downplaying the importance of their party's platform, particularly since they spent a good portion of last more…

Obama's women: Clueless government gals

by Jane Chastain -- Barack Obama is going to war with Mitt Romney. He isn't fighting this war alone. He is fighting it with some women. Not just any women, he has more…

Democrats demand your fair share

by Jane Chastain -- I was born into the Democratic Party. When I became old enough to question my family's political roots, I was told, "Democrats are the party that cares about more…

Obama picked Paul Ryan

by Jane Chastain -- Obama has no one to blame but himself. While Romney was mulling over a list of possible running mates, it was the president who made the selection of more…

How to solve the housing crisis

by Jane Chastain -- President Obama inherited the worst recession since the Great Depression, but he has done nothing to get us out of the current economic mess. After three and a more…

Where was God?

by Jane Chastain -- The tragic shooting in Aurora, Colo., has led many to ask the question, "Where was God?" 
The simple answer is God is where He has always been – more…