Cindy Simpson column
Cindy Simpson is a Christian, CPA, and business owner residing in Louisville, Kentucky. As a "citizen journalist," her writing has appeared at Renew America, American Thinker, World Net Daily, Family Security Matters, The Pearcey Report, and Catholic Online.

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Natural born GOP presidential candidates
Cindy Simpson
April 29, 2015

"Birthers are crazy," according to a recent Facebook post by one of my respected conservative friends, and they just need to "shut up" about Senators Cruz and . . .

Obama, the comic book villain
Cindy Simpson
January 27, 2015

Encouraged by the Democrat Media complex to write his own narrative, President Obama has apparently decided to deliver it in the form of a comic book . . .

The Democratic campaign platform: lie to win
Cindy Simpson
October 25, 2014

Obama "giftwrapped" the truth Monday, when he told Al Sharpton that Democratic candidates are lying when they distance themselves from him. The Washington Post . . .

The Obama doctrine: freedom for whom?
Cindy Simpson
September 30, 2014

As our nation considers what President Obama now admits as "the real and growing threat" of terrorism, the question must be asked: What is the "Obama Doctrine?" . . .

Impeachment: red lines and last straws
Cindy Simpson
July 19, 2014

Last February, I asked: Where is the red line of impeachment? In theory, a red line might be located somewhere on a list of impeachable offenses – . . .

America's last straw
Cindy Simpson
May 12, 2014

The tenth of May is the anniversary of the "royal assent" of the Tea Act – famously known as one of the last straws that led to the American Revolution.  . . .

Obama's pencil-thin presidency
Cindy Simpson
April 17, 2014

Peeking over the top of Obama's shirt pocket is not the end of the pen that he threatened to use, along with his phone, if he didn't get his way. It's the . . .

Lois Lerner working overtime?
Cindy Simpson
March 6, 2014

During the normal workweek, former IRS director Lois Lerner may have been in charge of delaying tax-exempt applications for conservative groups, but on a Sunday . . .

The bully-in-chief takes the bully pulpit
Cindy Simpson
January 30, 2014

President Obama's pen and phone and threats to use them could forever transform the meaning of the term "bully pulpit" in our nation's lexicon. According to . . .

What Obama's 'making sure' of
Cindy Simpson
January 20, 2014

One of President Obama's less-noticed verbal tics is his frequent use of the expression "make sure." He recently proclaimed: "Talk is cheap and we've gotta . . .

Audit the IRS!
Cindy Simpson
January 14, 2014

When certain unusual items pop up in the news that appear to point to a Democrat craftsman or underlying Big Government agenda, we're told that the events are . . .

Ted Cruz is our Tilly Smith
Cindy Simpson
October 25, 2013

Ted Cruz is our Tilly Smith. Tilly Smith was a hero. Vacationing on a beach in 2004 in Thailand, the ten-year old Tilly immediately recognized the signs of . . .

Which Database: OFA or NSA?
Cindy Simpson
June 18, 2013

In the wake of the explosive NSA data-mining revelations, Breitbart TV reminded us of an interesting Rep. Maxine Waters bombshell from February. In an . . .

The Obama avalanche
Cindy Simpson
June 12, 2013

Like the grains of sand in the "creepy" sculpture of Obama at the 2012 Democratic National Convention that were blown away by bad weather, it is only a matter . . .

Babies and immigration reform
Cindy Simpson
April 30, 2013

Not a single word in the 844-page "Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act" introduced by Senator Marco Rubio and the "Gang of . . .

Big government mind-readers
Cindy Simpson
April 22, 2013

Growing up as the daughter of a small-town evangelical Christian preacher, in an era where children quietly sat with their parents through hours of services . . .

The left's Viking politics
Cindy Simpson
April 4, 2013

The new Vikings series on the History Channel has brought to light an interesting battle strategy from the past. The pagan Nordic marauders – after having . . .

Drones in Wonderland
Cindy Simpson
March 21, 2013

Not only in an epic thirteen-hour filibuster but also in his 2013 CPAC speech, Senator Rand Paul referred to Wonderland's White Queen from Lewis Carroll's . . .

OFA: The Organizing of America
Cindy Simpson
March 11, 2013

Other than the obvious initials "OFA" and a now-familiar circular logo, what do Obama for America 2008, Organizing for America (2009), Obama for America 2012, . . .

Obama's "evil empire" speech
Cindy Simpson
February 3, 2013

If Obama is truly the "Reagan of the Left," then it's only fair to ask: What does Obama consider "evil" and an "evil empire?" After all, since Obama's . . .

Who goes Obama?
Cindy Simpson
December 18, 2012

In 1941, Harpers Magazine published a fascinating article by writer Dorothy Thompson titled: "Who Goes Nazi?" Seventy years later, we're asking the question: . . .

The Mainstream Elf on the Shelf
Cindy Simpson
December 11, 2012

Santa's "Elf on the Shelf" may be watching little girls and boys and sending reports of their naughty or nice behavior to the North Pole, but Mainstream Elves . . .

The Benghazi slingshot
Cindy Simpson
November 23, 2012

Some brave thinkers recognize that beneath the intrigue surrounding the Benghazi tragedy lie the traces of something much larger and far more dangerous.  . . .

Obama's struggle
Cindy Simpson
September 29, 2012

On the campaign trail, Michelle Obama often employs the word "struggle." It was actually Mrs. Obama's peculiar pronunciation — "shtruggle" — that . . .

The Akin issue: a mouse under Republican feet
Cindy Simpson
August 26, 2012

The recent Todd Akin debacle is reminiscent of an item from the last round of senatorial elections. Back in June of 2010, I wrote about some of the ugly . . .

Votes for sale
Cindy Simpson
August 2, 2012

Vote-buying is "where the money's at." Those were words recently spoken in my home state of Kentucky, by some who admitted to knowing that the practice is . . .

Did you get your Obamacare letter yet?
Cindy Simpson
July 31, 2012

I got my ObamaCare letter yesterday. Lately I've been so caught up in the other troubling aspects of the AFA — like the contraceptive mandate and the . . .

Birthers and Bainers and Returners, oh my!
Cindy Simpson
July 26, 2012

Birthers and Bainers and Returners — oh my! In today's political Oz, we're warned to beware of crazy conspiracy theorists, described by creative names . . .

Key man or the Constitution?
Cindy Simpson
July 15, 2012

Much discussion on the ObamaCare ruling has centered on the surprising identity of the tie-breaking Supreme Court justice, rather than the disturbing fact that . . .

Personal space wars
Cindy Simpson
July 13, 2012

The enactment of Obamacare places the fight to defend our freedom right in front of our eyes as it occupies the personal space each and every American inhabits. . . .

The Fairness Card
Cindy Simpson
June 27, 2012

In the game of Obama politics, the Race Card and the Bush Card are frequently played to trump most any criticism of Obama or his policies. While those cards . . .

Lord of the skeptics
Cindy Simpson
June 15, 2012

Did you see this extraordinary headline recently? Prominent foreign statesman claims posted birth certificate of the President of the United States probable . . .

The morphing Obama biography and the skeptics
Cindy Simpson
June 7, 2012

An odd taboo has been created on noticing that the President of the United States has a biography that can adapt itself to the needs of the moment. Go too far . . .

Grown-ups, take the wheel
Cindy Simpson
May 30, 2012

Ever wonder why conversations with adults often leave you feeling like you were arguing with teenagers? Take heart, you're not alone: author Diana West, in her . . .

Raining cats, dogs, and hypocrisy
Cindy Simpson
May 1, 2012

Originally published at American Thinker So many dog stories making headlines these days — might cats be feeling a bit jealous? A privileged feline . . .

Narrative wars
Cindy Simpson
April 26, 2012

Originally published at American Thinker There is one thing that President Obama refers to as a silly distraction. But in reality, it represents a key part . . .

The political war of wordgames
Cindy Simpson
April 12, 2012

Originally published at American Thinker A war of political wordgames rages on. The latest front has been drawn at the steps of the Supreme Court. Warning . . .

Christianity or thoughtcrime?
Cindy Simpson
April 6, 2012

Originally published at American Thinker "Thoughtcrimes," opinions and ideas that opposed the status quo, were pursued and punished by the Thought Police in . . .

The master of words
Cindy Simpson
April 3, 2012

Originally published at American Thinker Words appearing on a computer screen, printed on paper, or spoken through a microphone hold a certain measure of . . .

Obama and the matter of trust
Cindy Simpson
March 8, 2012

Originally published at American Thinker Ronald Reagan was fond of saying: "Trust, but verify." President Obama told us he released his official long . . .

Citizenship: easy come, easy goes?
Cindy Simpson
January 27, 2012

Originally posted at American Thinker Rather than engage in the politically incorrect practice of "profiling," our government, under the guise of national . . .

Academia shrugs: Obama's citizenship and the presidency
Cindy Simpson
January 7, 2012

Originally posted at American Thinker By avoiding the contentious question of Obama's "natural born" eligibility, America's academic establishment has also . . .

Timshel, America
Cindy Simpson
January 2, 2012

Originally posted at American Thinker Of the many novels based on the biblical account of Cain and Abel, one of the most unforgettable and beautifully . . .

A different kind of hope and change
Cindy Simpson
December 26, 2011

Originally posted at American Thinker As America appears to edge ever closer to a disastrous economic tipping point — defined as the point at which the . . .

Obama's job description
Cindy Simpson
December 17, 2011

Originally posted at American Thinker What exactly is the proper role of the president of the United States? As we prepare for another election and strive to . . .

The Great American Memory Hole
Cindy Simpson
November 9, 2011

In the fictional world of George Orwell's 1984, when printed information conflicted with the newest version of truth as Oceania's government proclaimed it, . . .

Conspiracies, lies, and Justiagate
Cindy Simpson
October 30, 2011

I have never believed in conspiracies — at least not in the vast kind that Hillary felt the right-wing deployed against her philandering husband. More . . .

Citizenship jeopardy
Cindy Simpson
October 18, 2011

Trivia question: What do Anwar al-Awlaki, Yaser Esam Hamdi, and newborn twin daughters of Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman have in common? You were probably . . .

A new chorus for the mob
Cindy Simpson
September 21, 2011

"Pass this bill!" Have you been keeping count of how many times since The Jobs Speech you've heard Obama and his team repeat that command? The day after . . .

A soldier's heart
Cindy Simpson
June 8, 2011

A fitting quote of G.K. Chesterton came to mind as our nation honored our fallen soldiers this past Memorial Day: "The true soldier fights not because he hates . . .

The beatings will continue
Cindy Simpson
May 19, 2011

Obama finally produced a long-form birth certificate, and as predicted, the media is using a rolled-up copy "to further beat the sizeable percentage of the . . .

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