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…

Tough priests, tough law

by Barbara Simpson -- While the United States is caught up in the turmoil of the mid-term elections this week, there are other things happening, and one of them has to do more…

The world is going crazy – now what?

by Barbara Simpson -- For anyone who thinks that we can get back to "normal" – whatever that is – forget it. We are living in a time where it seems, no more…

Media hit: Target Kushner

by Barbara Simpson -- As many have said, the political world is spinning crazily. What had been accepted behavior, regardless of political point of view, is simply gone. Now, anything goes. There more…

Kavanaugh: 'He's in!'

by Barbara Simpson -- When the crunch finally came, the vote was 50 to 48 and with that, Brett Kavanaugh became an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. With little fanfare, more…