Our open door to diseases

by Barbara Simpson -- The insanity of federal public health officials boggles the mind. But it shows how at risk we are because of their laxity and, in my opinion, their stupid more…

Pack it up, Obama. Move it on out

by Barbara Simpson -- He doesn't speak English, but I like his politics. I had occasion recently to have some work done on my property. While the crew was working, I went more…

Politically correct safety

by Barbara Simpson -- Shoes? Check. Liquids? Check. Babies? Check Underpants? Check. Turbans? Not yet. Why not? Now that the entire air-traveling population of the United States has been, and continues to more…

Hitler would love it

by Barbara Simpson -- Are we in the midst of a real "Brave New World?" A news story in the Contra Costa Times should convince you. The headline on Sept. 11, 2011, more…

The pols will kill us yet

by Barbara Simpson -- So, we commemorated the 10th year after the 9/11 attacks on this country that left 3,000 dead, thousands injured and billions in losses. What did the commemoration mean? more…

Cue the storm – errr, earthquake

by Barbara Simpson -- As I write, the East Coast is bracing for the worst nature can deliver – wind, rain, flooding, destruction and death. As I write, the media are whipped more…

Slick is on the road again

by Barbara Simpson -- Slick did it again. He pulled a fast one on Americans. Obama cruised the country – or at least part of it – in his classy, expensive, custom more…

Obama and coalition insult American troops

by Barbara Simpson -- I heard the headline on radio news, then got the details; they were sickening. A military Chinook helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan by Taliban insurgents, using a more…

Obama and Marie Antoinette

by Barbara Simpson -- Generally, I wouldn't put Barack Obama in the same category as Queen Marie Antoinette. You remember her: the queen of France who famously lost her head – literally more…