Liberty wasn't due to luck

by Barbara Simpson -- If a country – my country – the United States of America, could look into a mirror, what would it see? What would be reflected to illustrate what more…

Continued freebies for illegals

by Barbara Simpson -- Did you make up your mind yet about President Bush's Social Security proposal? Do you want some control over your future retirement or do you want to rely more…

No surrendering to Mexico

by Barbara Simpson -- It's enough to cause whiplash. First, we're asked to keep an eye out for anyone or anything suspicious. The threat of terrorism, don't you know. Fair enough. That's more…

A tsunami of blood ... who cares?

by Barbara Simpson -- Massive slaughter is old hat for Africa. Living beings mowed down for no good reason with automatic weapons or slashed with machetes. Rivers of blood and bloated bodies. more…

Forget respect ... it's about hate

by Barbara Simpson -- What if you gave a party and no one came? In a way, that's what happened in San Francisco in a snub of breathtaking proportions. There's no better more…

Cut the cat-and-mouse game!

by Barbara Simpson -- The silence is deafening. Where's the sense of urgency about protecting the security of Americans in this country from terrorists? In December, President Bush signed an updated intelligence more…

Witness to sanctity

by Barbara Simpson -- I wish I'd met him in person, but despite the lack of direct human connection, I feel I knew him. I also know there was something unique about more…

Terri's life trumps
Bushes' careers

by Barbara Simpson -- As I write this, Terri Schiavo is alive. As you read this, she may be dead. But if she's living, I want Gov. Bush, President Bush and the more…