We're free, right?

by Barbara Simpson -- The date is the commemoration of the 4th of July – the date the Declaration of Independence was officially signed. So what does it mean to the average more…

Obama's border chaos

by Barbara Simpson -- Can't blame this one on Bush, although Obama and his henchmen will try. The insanity at the border is a result of the intentional actions of Barack Obama more…

This is Obama's Vietnam

by Barbara Simpson -- One thing nice about getting older is that you can have a sense of history. And memory. But only if you paid attention the first time around. Given more…

The border is lost – what's next?

by Barbara Simpson -- It doesn't matter the rhetoric from Washington bureaucrats or the mouths of Democrat and Republican politicians on every level, from the feds on down. The reality is this more…

Hello, Obama. Meet Don

by Barbara Simpson -- His name was Don. He was son, sibling, husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, including me. He was a citizen and a U.S. Army veteran. He's dead more…

It's a crazy 3-fer crime

by Barbara Simpson -- No doubt, the massacre in Isla Vista, near Santa Barbara, was a win-win for a whole variety of liberals. Think of it. Guns, knives and cars! Seven dead, more…

Requiem for Memorial Day

by Barbara Simpson -- I saw a woman in the grocery store on Friday, and she had pinned in her hair one of those small, artificial, red poppies traditionally distributed by war more…

The criminal next door

by Barbara Simpson -- The news probably didn't make your newspapers or evening news, but if it had, would you have paid attention? Brandon Mendoza's family noticed; it changed their lives. Mendoza, more…

Kill the killers

by Barbara Simpson -- How did we get to the point that we care more about a killer than we do his victims? Do you know who Stephanie Nieman was or what more…