My Tucson rant, Part 2

by Barbara Simpson -- If "It's not over till the fat lady sings," then I submit that "It's not over till the skinny guy cools it." The one thing Barack Obama didn't more…

OK, my turn to rant, Part 1

by Barbara Simpson -- Wow. I almost fell right into right-wing, redneck, bigoted, conservative violent rhetoric. But, I don't care! The day after the Tucson shootings, which killed six and injured 14, more…

A pox on all their houses

by Barbara Simpson -- Yeah, yeah, I know. We had an election, and the people spoke. To have heard the initial reaction, you'd think we're in for massive changes and a move more…

How tough are we?

by Barbara Simpson -- Poor New York City. It's up to here in snow and ice, and you'd think the world ended. All you hear is grousing, griping and complaining – interspersed more…

Stop offending me!

by Barbara Simpson -- I can't believe it! I'd just mailed a check to the Red Cross when I discovered they'd caved to "offended" Muslims. I'll certainly think twice before I write more…

Honest vet gets slammed

by Barbara Simpson -- Remember this name: Charles Whittington. It's "CJ" to his friends. When you find out what's being done to him, you will. I can't forget him. I talked with more…

'A' is for anarchy

by Barbara Simpson -- The man whose self-righteousness has shaken the world is, as I write this, in jail in England. His future legally hangs on a thread involving crude sex crime more…

It's treason, with a capital 'T'

by Barbara Simpson -- WikiLeaks. It sounds like a new video game – aimed at prepubescent males. It sounds like a rip-off of Wikipedia – an Internet, do it yourself, history of more…

DREAM Act nightmare

by Barbara Simpson -- Barack Obama's administration is about to try to jam through the "DREAM Act," which sounds so nice except it means illegal aliens will be rewarded with U.S. citizenship. more…

Keep your filthy mitts off of me

by Barbara Simpson -- I guess I lucked out. I flew through three airports 10 days ago and was only "patted down" once. It was at Tucson International. It wasn't one of more…