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…

Come with me, little girl

by Barbara Simpson -- I can hardly wait! Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio – soon to be House speaker – says he will not use government planes for travel, as Nancy Pelosi does. more…

Compromise? No way, Dude!

by Barbara Simpson -- The Nov. 2 elections gave Barack Obama the biggest slap-down of his life from something new – the tea party. Not really a third party, it's Americans united more…

Imagine that – a courageous politician!

by Barbara Simpson -- Let's see – the election is Tuesday and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is on the ballot for re-election. So why is she planning to be in San Francisco more…

The dirty little secret is out

by Barbara Simpson -- Conservatives could have predicted it. National Public Radio arbitrarily fires its most visible – and sole black male – political analyst/reporter because he said something politically incorrect about more…

The Navy then – and now

by Barbara Simpson -- It was a magnificent weekend in San Francisco, perfect for the annual Fleet Week. The U.S. Navy showed its best, and the Blue Angels put on aerial demonstrations more…