Obama now waging war on bacteria

by Barbara Simpson -- Let's see, this country is spending $10 million a day to deal with the problem with ISIS – or ISIL, as the president insists on calling it – more…

Where are feds putting illegal-alien kids?

by Barbara Simpson -- I find the general silence about money surrounding the opening of schools in August and September rather interesting. Instead of the usual, annual complaints that the schools just more…

And Joan makes 3

by Barbara Simpson -- It's an old saw that show-business deaths come in "threes." It happens, so don't sneer. It happened again. Robin Williams, Lauren Bacall and now Joan Rivers. Three big more…

Why isn't Obama afraid?

by Barbara Simpson -- Is there nothing that horrifies the president? Not even brutally cutting off the head of an American journalist in front of a camera? How about the kidnapping of more…

Witnesses to murder

by Barbara Simpson -- If you were on the witness stand and the prosecutor asked you to describe the murder, what would you say? Would you say that an innocent man, who more…

Obama parties while general buried

by Barbara Simpson -- There's another star shining over Arlington National Cemetery after the funeral on Aug. 14. There were so many people there that the 650-seat chapel couldn't hold them all. more…

General's shooting was not combat death

by Barbara Simpson -- The Tuesday headline on radio news was grim. Two-Star U.S. Gen. Harold J. Greene was shot to death and 15 others wounded in an unprovoked, sneak attack by more…

Obama's luxury resorts for illegals

by Barbara Simpson -- There's only one way to describe my immediate reaction a couple of weeks ago when it was announced that the feds were going to use an upscale resort more…

Death penalty: Kill 'em quick

by Barbara Simpson -- Language is peculiar. Depending on context, the same word can have different meanings. Take "botched," for example As the dictionary defines it, botched means something was "done badly more…