Time to defuse N. Korea's rocket man

by Barbara Simpson -- Last Friday, July 7, Big Ben tolled a somber and sobering remembrance of death and destruction by Islamist terrorists in London. It was a commemoration of the suicide more…

July 4th – more than a day off

by Barbara Simpson -- It's time for that day again, the Fourth of July – more correctly, Independence Day – the birthday of our nation. Aside from it being a holiday, what more…

Memo to Bush: They were tortured!

by Barbara Simpson -- The ''missing'' U.S. soldiers were found – at least what was left of them. Maj. Gen. William Caldwell said, ''Coalition forces have recovered what we believe are the more…

Would you like 'queso' on that sandwich?

by Barbara Simpson -- If airfares weren't so high, I'd be on my way to Geno's Steaks, in Philadelphia, to wreck my diet and satisfy my craving for a real Philly cheesesteak. more…

Zarqawi: Death becomes him

by Barbara Simpson -- Ding dong! The witch is dead. I know, he wasn't a witch, but he was an evil SOB. Good riddance. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the mastermind of al-Qaida in more…

Our foundations are rotting

by Barbara Simpson -- Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! Yes, indeed, the United States is in trouble and it's coming at us from all sides, external and internal. This country is not only facing more…

We've forgotten our heroes

by Barbara Simpson -- It's tough being dead, especially when the getting there is so messy and painful. Dying is never pretty, but being killed on a battlefield may well be the more…

The monumental deception

by Barbara Simpson -- Nevada's Sen. Harry Reid calls it "racist." California's Sen. Boxer raises the issue of "shame." All this, over a simple amendment to the immigration bill, which would establish more…

Get rid of lunatic judges and lawyers

by Barbara Simpson -- Remember that line from Shakespeare – "First we kill all the lawyers"? He should have said "judges," but don't let lawyers off the hook either. Two decisions in more…