Simon said what???

by Barbara Simpson -- Wet your finger; hold it in the air. As soon as you figure out which way the wind is blowing, play politics. Change direction. That's what happened in more…

Work, work, work

by Barbara Simpson -- So it's Labor Day and we do what any red-blooded American does – take the day off. Not only do we take the day off, we have a more…

What's for dinner, Mama Bear?

by Barbara Simpson -- A 5-month old baby is killed by a black bear – a tragedy of unspeakable proportions – but to hear some of the so-called "experts," you'd think it more…

Tell U.S. citizens the whole truth!

by Barbara Simpson -- Picture this: really important guys, wearing really expensive suits, seated at really big conference tables in high-rent offices with really chic executive assistants. They're engrossed in really deep, more…

Wanna buy a bridge?

by Barbara Simpson -- Am I being cruel? Consider this: If the twins joined at the head had been diagnosed via prenatal care in this country, the mother would have been advised more…

Just call it justice

by Barbara Simpson -- "The suspect is deceased." A statement by L.A. County Assistant Sheriff Larry Waldie, about the kidnapper of two California teenagers. The man pulled a gun when confronted and more…

Another day older

by Barbara Simpson -- How old are you? Young, middle-aged, old – or really o-l-d? Are you as old as you are, as old as you look or as old as you more…

Get 'em and burn 'em!

by Barbara Simpson -- See it and you'll never forget it. It's a portrait of pure despair and grief. The woman's eyes were tear-filled and pleading. Her mouth was framed tension; you more…

Wipe that smile off your face!

by Barbara Simpson -- Dear America West, "Wassa matta? Ain't ya got no sensa yuma?" The answer clearly is "no" – given the sensitivity of the crew on an AW morning flight more…

Terrorism? What's terrorism?

by Barbara Simpson -- You could almost hear their bones creaking as official spokesmen bent over backward to avoid using the dreaded t-word. At early news conferences, officials talked about the Los more…