Stealing Yosemite

by Barbara Simpson -- Save those souvenirs, everyone – you'll have some real treasures! I say this as I'm in the midst of trying to rid my house and garage of just more…

GOP's juvenile debate free-for-all

by Barbara Simpson -- It's a good thing I didn't expect much from the alleged political debate last week because that's exactly what I got: not much. Well, let me modify that. more…

The buttinski pope

by Barbara Simpson -- If you ever wanted to see a clear example that the president of the United States is not respected, feared but just tolerated, all you need do is more…

He did it again! Obama and the mosque

by Barbara Simpson -- He did it again! The man who holds the highest elected position in this country. The man whose personal history is clouded by repeated efforts to hide specific more…

What march? Media ignore 15,000 people

by Barbara Simpson -- Talk about media arrogance. Instead of taking professional responsibility seriously, mainstream media – and even "less-stream media" – now only cover events and report stories that comport with more…

We've lost an American giant

by Barbara Simpson -- Not surprisingly, typical media news coverage of issues facing farmers and ranchers presents those people as retrogressive hicks whose only goals in life are to ruin the environment, more…

Why are we such fools?

by Barbara Simpson -- I'll never forget the contrast, and it felt like a knife to the gut. There were photographs of American sailors kneeling on the open deck of a boat more…

Obama meets his match

by Barbara Simpson -- After Barack Obama's teary speech about the effects of gun attacks – who knew that adults and children get shot and many are killed? – he unloaded his more…

More Muslim favoritism

by Barbara Simpson -- Which is worse: A gang of men barging into church services, yelling at congregants and the priest that their religion is false and that they're essentially are worshiping more…