Morning in Amerika

by Jane Chastain -- It is morning in Amerika, and the majority of people who voted to re-elect Barack Obama president don't even know it. Everything appears to be normal, but everything more…

A grandmother's take on the race

by Jane Chastain -- The adage "too soon old, too late smart" certainly is true. I cannot run as fast or as far as I once did. I can no longer twist more…

Is your president too small?

by Jane Chastain -- There has been a lot of back and forth about who came out the big winner in the three presidential debates. However, there is one point that has more…

Too much Candy!

by Jane Chastain -- Too much candy can rot your teeth. It also can ruin a country. In a recent appearance on "The View," Barack Obama jokingly told the truth when he more…

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…