ISIS is killing history

by Barbara Simpson -- I saw a horrifying Daily Mail headline: "Welcome to Hell: ISIS hangs bodies of 'soldiers' from entrance to the Iraqi city of Hawija – the same city where more…

Imagine: A Catholic archbishop!

by Barbara Simpson -- Poor Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone – he can't win for losing. Then again, his big problem is that he's Roman Catholic, and the archdiocese he leads is in more…

Political pope's 'fundamental transformation'

by Barbara Simpson -- Here's an interesting choice for you. Which is OK for American politicians? A visit from an Israeli prime minister to talk about international policy or a visit from more…

Obama has crossed a very serious line

by Barbara Simpson -- OK, Barack. That did it. I'm offended, and I know you don't care. You pushed your luck with that speech at the National Prayer Breakfast last week. Your more…

Obama's plague

by Barbara Simpson -- Watch out: Measles has arrived and we're all going to die! Well, not really – not everyone who gets measles will die, but death is a possibility. Where more…

Walking for life to save babies

by Barbara Simpson -- Given that the San Francisco Bay Area has a high rate of abortions, it's probably surprising to many that for the last 11 years, there's been an annual more…

Sorry folks, it's war

by Barbara Simpson -- The headlines are worldwide, and the horror and chaos are clear. It was a terrorist attack carried out by militant Islamists who clearly identified themselves as such. No, more…

Watch out, the flu will get ya!

by Barbara Simpson -- It's b-a-a-a-a-c-c-c-k! The feared and hated flu season is here, and our government – in all its concern about the welfare of all of us Americans – wants more…