Another Obama 'intelligence' failure

by Barbara Simpson -- Oh, how nice. The man who is president says he takes "full responsibility" for the fact that two innocent hostages were killed in a U.S. drone attack. Perhaps more…

Water? What, me worry?

by Barbara Simpson -- The strong arm of the law is about to come down on Californians all because of that priceless, clear liquid Americans take for granted but that's critical for more…

It's treason, not immigration

by Barbara Simpson -- On June 11, 2001, Time magazine published a special issue – with a colorful cover touting the future of this country and what it envisioned it would mean. more…

Welcome to Kill-afornia

by Barbara Simpson -- If there's anything that can be said about the Golden State, it's that it's the place where you can get pretty much whatever you want. Even if your more…

Germanwings horror: Terrorism is terrorism

by Barbara Simpson -- It all started out as a normal day and a normal flight: 150 people on board the Germanwings flight #9525, departing Barcelona destined for Dusseldorf. And then, it more…

My apology to the free world

by Barbara Simpson -- "I'm sorry, so sorry, Please accept my apologies." With a nod to Patsy Cline, I write this open letter of abject apology. I direct this letter to every more…

It's war! But this will make you laugh

by Barbara Simpson -- My inbox is overflowing with important issues that need discussion and every one of them is, as they say, serious as death. Which to choose? But then, in more…

ISIS is killing history

by Barbara Simpson -- I saw a horrifying Daily Mail headline: "Welcome to Hell: ISIS hangs bodies of 'soldiers' from entrance to the Iraqi city of Hawija – the same city where more…

Imagine: A Catholic archbishop!

by Barbara Simpson -- Poor Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone – he can't win for losing. Then again, his big problem is that he's Roman Catholic, and the archdiocese he leads is in more…