The United States of Obama

by Barbara Simpson -- I'm sorry. I think I missed something. Isn't Barack Obama president of this country, the United States of America? If that's so, then how did we get to more…

It's what Obama omits

by Barbara Simpson -- The American people and the world are looking at Barack Obama, the leader of the free world, to see what he'll do about the conflagration engulfing Egypt, Tunisia, more…

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…