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…

Justice weeps

by Barbara Simpson -- I saw the airplanes go into the buildings ... and the smoke, and the fire, and the death. Again. I saw – instead of hearing about – the more…

Admit it: We've been had

by Barbara Simpson -- How can you miss it? Illegal aliens are marching in the streets demanding rights that only confer with citizenship. The president equivocates, wanting to please everyone, wanting to more…