Open season on Christmas

by Barbara Simpson -- At the risk of offending someone – Merry Christmas! I don't much care if you're offended that I extend that holiday greeting to people I know, and even more…

The modern horror of a baby never born

by Barbara Simpson -- Just when I think I've heard everything, I get smacked in the face with the realization that I haven't. Take the issue of women wanting children. Science being more…

The only justice for Scott is death

by Barbara Simpson -- If I never hear the name Scott Peterson again, it'll be too soon. Last week, the killers' friends and family told of his "virtues" as though that lessens more…

Hey buddy: Wanna trade your vote for citizenship?

by Barbara Simpson -- Wipe those smiles off your faces, Bush supporters, because while you've been cheering Republican victories, the administration is getting ready to pull the rug right out from under more…

It's no Dutch Treat anymore

by Barbara Simpson -- One of the most liberal countries in the world is suddenly feeling the pain of the war of terrorism. The Netherlands, long a haven of those who want more…

The other side of 2-faced

by Barbara Simpson -- I am so-o-o-o-o glad it's over and so-o-o-o-o glad George Bush won. He didn't just win, he WON – with the highest vote total in history, in an more…

The cat in the robes is a rat

by Barbara Simpson -- I know what costume Osama bin Laden chose for Halloween this year. He went to the party as a cat. Domestic variety. You gotta give the old guy more…

Stop it, already! Cut the candidate dance!

by Barbara Simpson -- I'm a news junkie, reading everything, listening to radio news and talk, and even taking in some television, although much is a waste of time. Elections are important more…