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…

Wanna buy a passport?

by Barbara Simpson -- The government is demanding that every high school student undergo "patriotism" training, including teaching them "an unbiased understanding of the country's history." Before you get your panties in more…

Checking the 'God' scorecard

by Barbara Simpson -- "Good gosh, oh golly. Things are just getting out of hand." No, that doesn't quite do it. "Gol dang it, things are out of kilter." No, that doesn't more…

Simple fools in Afghanistan

by Barbara Simpson -- What's the new politically correct response to "good morning"? According to the "Book of Phrases" this week in the comic strip "B.C." by Johnny Hart, the caveman learns more…

Kiss my skirts

by Barbara Simpson -- Maybe I missed it. Did you see it? You know what I'm talking about – the in-depth, extensive, complete, thorough (Am I repeating myself? Good!) examination of Christmas more…

Who said the skies are friendly?

by Barbara Simpson -- If you were a white-knuckle flier before Sept. 11, you have more than enough reason now. And terrorists may be the least of your fears. At least it’s more…

The silence was deafening

by Barbara Simpson -- It's different when you're there. I don't gawk at accidents or seek out the macabre. But in the case of the World Trade Center, I needed to be more…

Coal in her stocking

by Barbara Simpson -- Christmas came a bit early in Philadelphia – and the Santa in this case, wasn't wearing a red suit. The color scheme in this perversion of Christmas is more…