Jack Simpson

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JACK SIMPSON: The good old days of small-town life

It seems to an old-timer that things are far removed from what they used to be. The current news of the day makes one believe that our civilization and our planet are doomed and everyone will go down together.

JACK SIMPSON: Mom's road trip

There is a lot of bad weather throughout the nation right now. Rain, mudslides, cold, wind, snow, etc., all hampering travel to somewhere.

JACK SIMPSON: Grandma's home remedies would come in handy during flu season

This holiday season we heeded warnings to get the flu shot. In spite of being in compliance, my spouse and I joined all of the other sick folks in Georgia. Even so, we are not among the 12 people who have died and the hundreds hospitalized. For this, we are thankful.

JACK SIMPSON: Message of the holidays is never outdated

Every year about this time we are reminded that Christmas has suddenly sped by us. We see pictures of Santa and his reindeer traveling around the world making deliveries to all of those good little boys and girls.

JACK SIMPSON: When scams come calling

Have you heard from Jonathan Knight yet? If you haven’t, chances seem good that you will. He claims to be an agent of the IRS.

JACK SIMPSON: When scams come calling

Have you heard from Jonathan Knight yet? If you haven’t, chances seem good that you will. He claims to be an agent of the IRS.

JACK SIMPSON: Crazy actions undermine our safety

The title of the song is “Crazy.” The same title could be applied to release by Democrats on the Senate Select Committee of CIA interrogation techniques. Released in the middle of a war with terrorists! Will this not backlash and endanger American lives?

JACK SIMPSON: Old friends talking over old times

You never know what might happen to you when going to a local restaurant to pick up a carry-out order. It recently happened to me when I encountered another old-timer in the parking lot.

JACK SIMPSON: Remembering Anzio

It seems that lately I have become a resident speaker about the Anzio campaign. It hasn’t been my choice and unlike Mrs. Clinton, I do not demand a $300,000 speaker’s fee. People with an interest in World War II history have learned of my participation in the massacre at the Anzio, Italy beachhead in January 1944. They have invited me to tell my story. When time permits, I have obliged.

JACK SIMPSON: 'Jihadi John' a foe who must be defeated

Peter Kassig, humanitarian aid worker, was recently beheaded by ISIS and President Obama called the incident “pure evil.” Of course what ISIS is doing inspires terror.

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