The border is lost – what's next?

by Barbara Simpson -- It doesn't matter the rhetoric from Washington bureaucrats or the mouths of Democrat and Republican politicians on every level, from the feds on down. The reality is this more…

Hello, Obama. Meet Don

by Barbara Simpson -- His name was Don. He was son, sibling, husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, including me. He was a citizen and a U.S. Army veteran. He's dead more…

It's a crazy 3-fer crime

by Barbara Simpson -- No doubt, the massacre in Isla Vista, near Santa Barbara, was a win-win for a whole variety of liberals. Think of it. Guns, knives and cars! Seven dead, more…

Requiem for Memorial Day

by Barbara Simpson -- I saw a woman in the grocery store on Friday, and she had pinned in her hair one of those small, artificial, red poppies traditionally distributed by war more…

The criminal next door

by Barbara Simpson -- The news probably didn't make your newspapers or evening news, but if it had, would you have paid attention? Brandon Mendoza's family noticed; it changed their lives. Mendoza, more…

Kill the killers

by Barbara Simpson -- How did we get to the point that we care more about a killer than we do his victims? Do you know who Stephanie Nieman was or what more…

Thought police on the loose

by Barbara Simpson -- Have you noticed the change? It's not only what you say, but what you think – or what people think you think – that determines your worthiness to more…

Hey Harry, you're the terrorist!

by Barbara Simpson -- [caption id="attachment_548523" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev."][/caption] When I was a kid – when things got testy as to what was allowed or not – the immediate more…

We have met the enemy, and he is U.S.

by Barbara Simpson -- Walt Kelly's "Pogo" had it right, back in the '70s, when he said, "We have met the enemy and he is us." Updating it a bit, "We have more…