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…

Dis 'em when they're dead

by Barbara Simpson -- Jesus was married, Pocahontas was a "medicine woman" and a spy, Ronald Reagan was a foul-mouthed, anti-homosexual simpleton and Nancy Reagan was the brains and manipulator of the more…

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…