Thank you, Donald Trump

by Barbara Simpson -- The whole Donald Trump presidential campaign is one for the books, and I love it! Is he my choice for president? Well, not yet. But I admit I more…

A week from terror to Terri

by Barbara Simpson -- What a week! A week filled with the realities of terrorism and religion out of control. A week filled with blood, mayhem, death and terror from Paris to more…

Paris is burning

by Barbara Simpson -- The reaction of French President Francois Hollande was perfect: "France will be merciless toward these barbarians from Daesh." He said "France will be strong and great." I hope more…

Did Muslims do it?

by Barbara Simpson -- A civilian passenger plane was blown out of the sky, killing every innocent soul on board, plus, no doubt, the one or a few terrorists who were also more…

'Right to Die' vs. no 'Right to Try'

by Barbara Simpson -- California Gov. Jerry Brown is giving thinking people in his state whiplash with his position on the "Right to Die" and "Right to Try" bills. On the one more…

The massacre that wasn't

by Barbara Simpson -- Before I even had a chance to begin writing this, there were two more school shootings in the headlines. One took place at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, more…

The Vatican two-step

by Barbara Simpson -- Poor Catholics. No, not just anyone who calls himself a Roman Catholic, but one who ascribes to the traditional view of Catholicism. It ain't what it was, and more…

Bye-bye, pope. Bye-bye, church?

by Barbara Simpson -- It must have been excruciating for non-Catholics, for fallen-away Catholics and especially for those who deeply hate the Roman Catholic Church and all it represents to see the more…