What will it take to admit Muslim brutality?

by Barbara Simpson -- [Editor's note: The following column contains graphic descriptions which may be unsettling to some readers.] It's hard to go through the holiday season – Christmas and New Year's more…

Here's proof politics has scraped bottom

by Barbara Simpson -- Isn't feminism" great? Damn straight! Isn't it wonderful what the women's movement has done for the female side of the human equation? Didn't they tell us that it more…

Christians in jeopardy: Who cares?

by Barbara Simpson -- It's Christmas. Lots of people suddenly "get religion" at this time of year, especially those who were brought up with faith but lost it over the years. But more…

White Christmas horror

by Barbara Simpson -- There is no end to the racial hate and violence in South Africa, even though the hated policy of apartheid officially ended in 1994. At that time, it more…

Border chaos no accident?

by Barbara Simpson -- What a disaster. For weeks, the American news media were filled with dire headlines about the growing migration of thousands of people from South and Central America headed more…

Oh 'holiday' tree ...

by Barbara Simpson -- Now that we're in the month of December and officially in the season of Christmas – that is, if all the advertising is to be believed – it's more…

Understanding thanks

by Barbara Simpson -- All the attention on Thanksgiving is about food – turkey, stuffing and all the fixings. Families and friends get together and for the most part, there isn't much more…

November 11: Remember

by Barbara Simpson -- You might be enjoying this day as a day off from work or school. Perhaps for you, it's just another of those state/federal holidays that give you some more…