More California crazy laws

by Barbara Simpson -- California has long been known as the land of "fruits and nuts" – a mentality that permeates every aspect of life there – and it never ends. The more…

What now, America?

by Barbara Simpson -- So, our country is another year older and the variety of celebrations were held, weather permitting. It was hot in places, wet in others and chilly in some. more…

July 4, 2018: Independence or servitude?

by Barbara Simpson -- Last week, I wrote of the 6-year-old Costa Rican boy who was found by U.S. Border patrol agents in the desert near Lukeville, Arizona, at the Mexican border. more…

Illegal aliens: Your tax dollars at work

by Barbara Simpson -- If you're a conservative who still appreciates the concept that laws are meant to be obeyed and scofflaws need to be punished – these are troubling times. If more…

Why people in California aren't happy

by Barbara Simpson -- I did my duty as a citizen. I dug through the pile of propaganda mailers from the candidates and partisans for the offices and issues on the ballot more…

It's no wonder people 'go postal'

by Barbara Simpson -- I just heard the most amazing piece of information and it's touted as good news from the U.S. Postal Service. No, they're not going to improve local service, more…

What Roseanne Barr is really guilty of

by Barbara Simpson -- OK, it's confession time. I want to get it out of the way before I go on about the latest brouhaha concerning Roseanne Barr. I saw what she more…

Be a rebel. Fly the flag

by Barbara Simpson -- Hey, are you all set for the weekend? Got all the picnic food, charcoal and beverages? Do you have the reservations for the cabin, the campsite or wherever more…

'Heavenly bodies' at a Catholic carnival

by Barbara Simpson -- It's amazing what an organization will do to get attention and likely to gain contributions. It goes on all the time, but I admit, I never thought I more…