Horror from a slick-looking firetrap

by Barbara Simpson -- How do you explain something that has no rational excuse? How do you explain an incident that defies all imagination and all attempts to defend the circumstances that more…

Generations later, Mom is still in charge

by Barbara Simpson -- It's another one of those holidays that retail loves – a day saturated with guilt so shoppers spend all kinds of money on flowers, candy, fruit, tchotchkes, perfume, more…

Free speech: Coulter, WND and me

by Barbara Simpson -- Years ago, I never thought I'd be openly grateful for the opportunity for free speech. It was something I, and I suspect many Americans, assumed was a natural more…

America in all-out war on Easter

by Barbara Simpson -- Heads up, everybody! There's an insidious move afoot to water down and ultimately remove all vestiges of all religious holidays from this country. First, it was the "war more…