Christmas is just about gone!

by Barbara Simpson -- The holiday suckers are back and it's worse than ever. I'm not talking about people taken in by holiday scams, but people who are sucking the meaning from more…

Sue the environmentalists!

by Barbara Simpson -- Fire. Beautiful and hypnotic – and a merciless killer that gives no quarter. We have a love-hate relationship with those flames. Historians look back at the time man more…

Terri Schiavo's judge is no Solomon

by Barbara Simpson -- Where's Solomon when we need him? He threatened to cut a baby in half, knowing the real mother wouldn't allow that. He was correct. In Florida, Judge George more…

'General! Shut your mouth ... Sir!'

by Barbara Simpson -- It's quite amazing, isn't it, this "freedom of speech" that we have. It's guaranteed in the Constitution. You can say anything you want, anywhere – just don't yell more…

Liberals love Limbaugh's pain

by Barbara Simpson -- Liberals lost one and won one last week, leaving them crying and laughing. They lost California to Arnold Schwarzenegger – a landslide in the recall election. That's the more…

'Murder is legal if we say so'

by Barbara Simpson -- What's the definition of "is"? Whatever you want it to be. It's called expediency. What's your definition of "murder"? Whatever the government or a judge wants it to more…

The Schwarzenegger Maneuver

by Barbara Simpson -- Talk about "gotcha" – they called it a debate! The highly touted "debate" among the best-known candidates for California governor came off as a circus. This debate got more…

'Caucasian' a bigoted term?

by Barbara Simpson -- The girl deserves a medal for bravery. Courageous she is, but still she stayed home last weekend and missed the homecoming celebration at school. She and her parents more…

The past is present

by Barbara Simpson -- It happened again. The year turned and Sept. 11 was on our calendar as it has been as long as there've been calendars. But Sept. 11 is different, more…

Come on down – everything's free!

by Barbara Simpson -- Step right up! Here's the menu. Whatever you want, it's here! If not, just ask. The goodies are available – no matter who you are or where you're more…