Ask me no questions, I'll tell you no lies

by Barbara Simpson -- Jeeze, Connie Chung asked all the wrong questions. Gary Condit told us repeatedly on network TV that he's "been married 34 years." The question should have been: "How more…

No suckers tour

by Barbara Simpson -- So sue me! I'm old fashioned. I still believe words have meanings and, when misused, they create the wrong impression. In this day and age, when we quibble more…

Without papers, you are nothing

by Barbara Simpson -- There are times I'm almost embarrassed to be a radio talk show host. No, let me correct that. There are times that I'm embarrassed to be a talk more…

Political betrayal, stupidity or suicide?

by Barbara Simpson -- I'd heard it all before. People trying to make a point in an argument and when things aren't quite going their way, raising the "R" word. You know more…

Drip drop, drip drop, drip ... drop dead

by Barbara Simpson -- Get over it. Get over the headlines you may have seen about the Klamath Basin. Interior Secretary Gale Norton OK'd the release of a little water to the more…

Beijing learned from the best, Bill

by Barbara Simpson -- You have to hand it to the Chinese. They not only knew how to get what they wanted from Bill Clinton – read that as money at the more…

I am woman, hear me whine

by Barbara Simpson -- Helen Reddy sang it in her hit song back in 1972 – "I am woman, hear me roar" – and with the heady force of the female liberation more…

A little note on liberty

by Barbara Simpson -- My Dear Little Ones: I have something I want to tell you about, but because we live so far apart, I can't do it in person. Instead, I'll more…

'A' is for adultery, 'B' is for ...

by Barbara Simpson -- Madonna has kicked off her new world tour in Barcelona, her first since 1993. Critical reviews are decidedly mixed, to put it kindly, but fans are snapping up more…