Cloud of terror on Christmas Day

by Barbara Simpson -- Are we – Western Christians – celebrating this Christmas with a tinge of fear because of the publicized threats of violence by militant Islam as well as the more…

Obama's Coptic nightmare

by Barbara Simpson -- Barack Obama prepares for the end of his presidency – last statements, last speeches, last dinners and entertaining and, of course, the last holiday card with no mention more…

3 smelly poisons that lurk in your clothing

by Barbara Simpson -- Poor American Airlines! It was the butt of lot of jokes recently about the new uniforms purchased for flight attendants, pilots and gate personnel. But it's not a more…

Si! Si! Gracias! Castro está muerto!

by Barbara Simpson -- Who would have thought the free world would get a wonderful and unexpected gift this Thanksgiving – the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro?! I heard about it, more…

The bad guys won in Arizona

by Barbara Simpson -- Reactions to the presidential election are still simmering and boiling over with attacks, riots and demonstrations involving people of all ages. All because a Republican candidate named Donald more…

Like it or not, it's Trump

by Barbara Simpson -- It's déjà vu – all over again. I know, I know, that's not original with me, but it is overwhelming as I check the headlines about the people more…

This is it! Crucial choice for America

by Barbara Simpson -- I'd like to say that as of Tuesday night, it will be over – meaning the 2016 presidential election campaign – but in my heart of hearts, I more…

Border bungles: Trump was right after all!

by Barbara Simpson -- Donald Trump blasted into the world of presidential politics when he declared his intention to run and that illegal immigration was a prime issue that needed to be more…

Truth behind Hillary's devious smiles

by Barbara Simpson -- Maybe she thinks it makes her look warm – compassionate – human? Actually, those toothsome grimaces that pass for a Hillary Clinton smile during the presidential debates are more…