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…

Suing Dr. Feelbad

by Barbara Simpson -- Hey, did you feel it? The earth moved, but it had nothing to do with sex. A jury in California's Alameda County convicted a doctor of elder abuse more…

Do we really have to die first?

by Barbara Simpson -- Holy you know what! I thought I was the only one, but now I know the truth! Those incredibly bright headlights blinding me in nighttime traffic are not more…