Don't be fooled by border hysterics

by Jane Chastain -- A mother, who is a U.S. citizen, decides to break into a bank and is captured. Do you want her children sent to prison with her? Of course more…

Is De Niro the new Jane Fonda?

by Jane Chastain -- For decades, the political class, as well as other influential people, have observed the maxim "politics stops at the water's edge." This simply means that when a president more…

The Supremes' dereliction of duty

by Jane Chastain -- In sports, a tie is said to be like kissing your sister. The Supreme Court decision in Masterpiece Bakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case where a more…

The dark underworld of anything-goes sex

by Jane Chastain -- The Center for Sex Positive Culture is now hiding in plain sight in Pioneer Square, a historic district in downtown Seattle. The grand opening for the new location, more…

Farming and food stamps: The joke is on us

by Jane Chastain -- There is an old joke about the Department of Agriculture: One day, a bureaucrat in that arcane agency noticed a co-worker with a long face. He inquired, "Why the long more…

Needed: Linguistics counselor for Trump

by Jane Chastain -- Every president has a multitude of counselors: national security, economic, health, environment, etc. Some serve officially. Others are at his beck and call. This president, however, is sorely more…

Comey's new book: Don't buy a word of it

by Jane Chastain -- James Comey was an imposing presence at the FBI. At 6-foot-8 he was head and shoulders above most, and from this lofty perch he often looked down his more…

Easter reality check: The gods that tempt us

by Jane Chastain -- This is the week that Christians prepare themselves to commemorate Christ's death and resurrection. By far, it is the most important event on the Christian calendar. Without Christ's sacrifice, more…