The most dangerous uncle in America

by Jane Chastain -- Now that Joe Biden has officially entered the 2020 presidential race his poll numbers have continued to rise. While some have dismissed his early lead attributing it to more…

The con games a useless Congress employs

by Jane Chastain -- Have you ever been the victim of a con? Let me tell you about my experience in France. My husband and I took the late-night Chunnel, the undersea more…

What?! I'm defending left-wing politicians

by Jane Chastain -- As an unabashed conservative, I've always considered myself to be fair-minded and rather independent, voting for the best candidate available for an office whether he or she is more…

Congress fiddles while America burns

by Jane Chastain -- Legend has it that the emperor Nero played the fiddle while the ancient city of Rome burned for six days, destroying 70 percent of the city and leaving more…

2 economic systems: Choose wisely

by Jane Chastain -- My most recent column brought out some crazies, largely due to the attention-catching headline that included a reference to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest member of Congress. For more…

Mandatory recycling is garbage

by Jane Chastain -- Mandatory recycling is the least effective way to take care of the nation's trash, and it is getting more expensive by the day. One of the least reported more…

How to stay happy in a deeply divided country

by Jane Chastain -- "If it bleeds it leads" is an axiom of television news. Therefore, if one regularly watches the nightly newscasts, you come away feeling that our country is going more…