Bless me Father, for I have sinned

by Barbara Simpson -- The Catholic Church is so lucky to have "members" like these. House Minority Leader and outspoken Catholic Nancy Pelosi supports abortion rights, the feds requiring Catholic institutions to more…

California's fool's gold, Part 3

by Barbara Simpson -- One word fits everything about California: entitlement. It suits every level of power in the state from every politician regardless of jurisdiction, the ensconced and powerful bureaucrats, regulators, more…

California fool's gold, Part 2

by Barbara Simpson -- For a state that once was the epitome of innovation and expert construction – think the Golden Gate Bridge, the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Bridge, the freeway system and more…

California's fool's gold, Part 1

by Barbara Simpson -- California is a great place to live, unless you consider your children your own responsibility or you consider your own income and property to belong to you. If more…

OK, ladies, choose your weapons!

by Barbara Simpson -- It seems the Obama team has done what Barack said they would do – if someone brings a knife to a fight, they'll bring a gun. In this more…

Rationing or death panels?

by Barbara Simpson -- Did you hear the one about the British woman who was told to find another doctor because of her "carbon footprint" and "green traveling issues?" No, it's not more…

Cheers for Mrs. Astor!

by Barbara Simpson -- What a wonderful end to a terrible story. The five-year court battle over the estate of socialite/philanthropist Brooke Astor has been settled. It appears the good guys won more…

Race baiters on parade

by Barbara Simpson -- Well, they got what they wanted: a nice, juicy story with all the earmarks of racism, civil rights violations and possibly police mishandling of a case. Seventeen-year-old Trayvon more…

Pandering D.C. apologies

by Barbara Simpson -- I can hardly wait to see the headlines next week as American troops continue to be scapegoats in Afghanistan of what appears to be an administration plan to more…

Just shut up!

by Barbara Simpson -- Did you hear the latest? The government-sponsored inquiry into the media and what it does resurfaced last week with a proposal to put restrictions on virtually everything – more…