Are you on Obama's 'favorites' list?

by Barbara Simpson -- I couldn't believe the headline on the Weekly Standard, that according to Obama – you know him, the man who is president of the U.S. – the "U.S. more…

What happened to my country?

by Barbara Simpson -- I can't believe what's happening to this country. The man who is president has taken hold of the survival of the United States and the Constitution and the more…

Anti-gunners: Please shut up!

by Barbara Simpson -- The anti-gunners are out in force, and they just won't shut up! They're fed by two horrific killings this month: the massacre of 20 children and six adults more…

What kind of Christmas?

by Barbara Simpson -- For those intent on destroying the Christian spirit of Christmas in this country, they couldn't do better than having re-elected Barack Obama as president and a passel of more…

The day Christmas died

by Barbara Simpson -- The countdown had begun. Christmas Eve was just 10 days away. For the children, excitement was building, as it should. Then, in a burst of what can only more…

Obama's stealthy education takeover

by Barbara Simpson -- It's amazing what you learn if you just pay a bit of attention and ask questions. Because of my reporting on the sex-abuse problem at Joaquin Moraga Middle more…

No-guts politicians

by Barbara Simpson -- The beat goes on – and on – and on. The echoes through Washington grow louder and longer. From the sound of it, you would think all the more…

Grand Old Pander Party

by Barbara Simpson -- What a demoralizing and disgusting sight the GOP has become. Whether or not their candidate was a favorite or whether or not he won isn't the issue. The more…

Thanks, Jersey, for the memories

by Barbara Simpson -- The pictures are almost beyond comprehension, although it's not impossible to comprehend that a storm could do such damage to the handiwork of humans. The East Coast of more…

Morass of school sex abuse gets worse

by Barbara Simpson -- Hey – the 14-year-old middle-school girl was raped, stalked and mentally and sexually abused by her female middle-school teacher, Julie Correa, in Moraga, Calif. But, gee, according to more…