Mel Gibson's 'Passion'

by Barbara Simpson -- Mel Gibson is the bravest man in Hollywood. Perhaps, he's the bravest in the country, all because of a movie. It's called "The Passion of The Christ" and more…

Thanks, George

by Barbara Simpson -- If I hear once more what a "compassionate country" we are, I'm going to throw up. Beltway conservatives have taken the "compassionate conservative" moniker much, much too seriously more…

We're just a sorry, sorry society

by Barbara Simpson -- The magic word used to be "abra-cadabra." It would open the door to our wildest dreams. Say it – your wish will come true. No more! Forget that! more…

Moo-ve it over ... it's getting deep!

by Barbara Simpson -- What a sucker punch. Mad Cow Disease is in the United States. It was just a matter of time. The Christmas week headlines scared the wits out of more…

Nothing's sacred ... nor secret

by Barbara Simpson -- I've got some questions for you. Think carefully. Your medical information is safe and protected in your doctor's or hospital's files. Right? Your financial information and records are more…

Bitten to death by ducks

by Barbara Simpson -- The cartoon is wonderful, but not funny. Uncle Sam sits on a rock, sleeping. His chin rests on one hand, the other arm outstretched, palm up. He is more…

Bring back the Pony Express!

by Barbara Simpson -- Live dangerously? Mail a letter. Be more daring ... expect it to arrive at its destination! I took that risk today. I mailed some bill payments and Christmas more…

Just say thank you ... PLEASE!

by Barbara Simpson -- Surly clerks, rude treatment and lots of attitude – par for the course these days, in just about every level of business. They dish it out and we, more…

Not the Thanksgiving I wanted

by Barbara Simpson -- Holidays for me involve work, and this year is no different. Over the course of six days, I'll be on the radio, a lot – 22 hours on more…