I got it! They don't get it

by Barbara Simpson -- I knew I loved the Aussies, an enthusiasm reinforced when I learned of their recent move against Indonesian poachers who are pretty bold in scoring some valuable catches more…

His 2nd descent into hell

by Barbara Simpson -- This is the story of a hero, the true story of a man who lived thru a version of hell that is simply unimaginable. That he got through more…

Dumb schools

by Barbara Simpson -- Ever wonder what's going on in your children's schools? Be careful. It's like sausage – you don't want to know how it's made or what goes into it. more…

African-style disaster
adds a Chinese flavor

by Barbara Simpson -- Not enough, too weak and too late. The United Nations does it again and to make it worse, blames the wrong people – those nasty, colonial whites! Zimbabwe's more…

The Supremes on a frog hunt

by Barbara Simpson -- Watch out everybody. We're being cooked like a frog! Bottom line: You do not drop it in boiling water. Smart guy that he is, he'll jump right out. more…

'Hit me again ...
harder, harder!'

by Barbara Simpson -- They say if you want a donkey to do something, get his attention first. So, whack him on the head with a 2-by-4. That'll do it. But what more…

Why not 'death to the perpetrators'?

by Barbara Simpson -- If their stiff upper lip got any stiffer, their faces would break. I heard the comments in a news sound bite from a victim of the London bombings more…

Celebrating what?

by Barbara Simpson -- Happy Birthday to us! Yes, us, the United States of America – 229 years old and still kicking! Given the state of the world, politics, jealousy, philosophies, ego more…

Black-robed Robin Hoods

by Barbara Simpson -- Picture this: Ruth Bader Ginsberg wearing a snug, green outfit, complete with tights. Then picture four of her high-court compatriots, John Paul Stevens, David Souter, Anthony Kennedy and more…