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…

Gee, another Muslim?

by Barbara Simpson -- There were familiar words in the news last week. Disgruntled U.S. soldier arrested. Terrorist plot. Fort Hood. Suspect bought explosives and bomb-making materials. He also had weapons and more…