Chickens, hawks and sly old foxes

by Barbara Simpson -- A long time ago, I learned something about creatures called "birds" that were nothing like what I'd learned in science class. These birds had no feathers and didn't more…

Too old – or sick – to live

by Barbara Simpson -- Mayday! Mayday! There's a dangerous trend in medicine that could take your life. Actually, they won't take your life, they just won't save it. By what they don't more…

Did I tell you I'm black?

by Barbara Simpson -- Think the performers of Cirque du Soleil are contortionists?!? A better example was the group-grope of Hollywood liberalism on display at the Oscars. It makes you wonder how more…

International shakedown

by Barbara Simpson -- Diplomacy was in full force at the U.N. conference in Monterrey, Mexico, last week. It was the U.N. High Level Panel of Financing Development. I'll bet you never more…

Bushie, baby, snap out of it!

by Barbara Simpson -- "Don't ever fall in love with a politician. He'll break your heart every time." I've always remembered that since I first heard it years ago. Dear Mr. President: more…

Simon: Heir to Reagan legacy?

by Barbara Simpson -- The experts have major egg on their faces. Especially the ones who thought former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan was a shoo-in for the GOP nomination for governor more…

Olympics: More of the same?

by Barbara Simpson -- U.S.A! U.S.A! U.S.A! You couldn't get away from it. The crowds picked it up and waved flags with the rhythm. The cadence was like the heartbeat of the more…

S'plain this!

by Barbara Simpson -- It's the ultimate snuff movie. Final and unquestionable proof Daniel Pearl is dead. We know because the murdering kidnappers showed him alive and talking, showed him being attacked, more…

Is she a 'babe' yet?

by Barbara Simpson -- Come on now, Greta. Just between us. Was it really just an eyelift? I haven't asked her that Connie-Chung-type question, but judging by the interviews Greta Van Susteren more…

He thinks he's 'Doctor God'

by Barbara Simpson -- One year ago today, my world changed forever, and the time since has been more than difficult. That day, my father died. I wrote about it in my more…