'Right to Die' vs. no 'Right to Try'

by Barbara Simpson -- California Gov. Jerry Brown is giving thinking people in his state whiplash with his position on the "Right to Die" and "Right to Try" bills. On the one more…

The massacre that wasn't

by Barbara Simpson -- Before I even had a chance to begin writing this, there were two more school shootings in the headlines. One took place at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, more…

The Vatican two-step

by Barbara Simpson -- Poor Catholics. No, not just anyone who calls himself a Roman Catholic, but one who ascribes to the traditional view of Catholicism. It ain't what it was, and more…

Bye-bye, pope. Bye-bye, church?

by Barbara Simpson -- It must have been excruciating for non-Catholics, for fallen-away Catholics and especially for those who deeply hate the Roman Catholic Church and all it represents to see the more…

Pope Francis: Is it the 2nd coming?

by Barbara Simpson -- As I write this, Pope Francis is in Cuba, and it's the third pope to visit that island nation in 17 years. He was met by cheering crowds more…

'Shadowy fanatics' infiltrating the U.S.

by Barbara Simpson -- We woke up that morning thinking it would be just another day. And then it wasn't. The events of that Sept. 11 changed everything for Americans, not just more…

Truth, media porn and political agendas

by Barbara Simpson -- Think about it. When was the first time you ever saw anyone beheaded – on camera, for the entire world to see? For me, it was in 2002, more…