Racism resurrected

by Barry Farber -- The American Heroes Channel, the History Channel, The Smithsonian Channel and perhaps others offer splendid documentaries on the Allied victories over Germany and Japan in World War II. more…

'The good old days' of paper ballots

by Barry Farber -- He was a hard one to compliment. "I'm no genius," he protested when I told the radio audience of his invention. "The whole thing is much too easy." more…

How do you feel, Hillary?

by Barry Farber -- It seems like just yesterday when I thought questioning Hillary Clinton's health was the vilest, meanest, most cowardly and inexcusable political act imaginable. Actually, it was about a more…

Limit elections to high-information voters!

by Barry Farber -- Many times I find myself on the minority side of important controversies. This column marks the first time I'm taking a position absolutely NOBODY else agrees with. At more…

Asylum seekers not always harmless

by Barry Farber -- The mother walked in and found her 6-year-old daughter feverishly cleaning up her room. "Dorothy," said Mother, "What's gotten into you? Take it easy." "Oh, please help me, more…

A feeling in my bones: Trump wins

by Barry Farber -- The cartoon showed two weather forecasters in their lab, which was so futuristic with the kind of dials and meters and lasers and gadgets it would make NASA more…

Why not journalistic malpractice?

by Barry Farber -- First there was medicine. Then came the awareness that medicine could harm as well as heal. Then came the concept of medical malpractice. First came journalism. Now comes more…

Mass deception refined -- Obama-style

by Barry Farber -- It was dazzlingly successful mass deception. If the president did this deliberately, he's smarter than I thought. If it just worked out this way happenstantially, he's far luckier more…

The Dems' masterful leaked-emails diversion

by Barry Farber -- Before we wave goodbye to the 2016 Democratic Convention there are a couple of question marks I'd like to see hammered into exclamation points. Einstein preferred "thought-experiments," but more…

Shame on DNC for toying with anti-Semitism

by Barry Farber -- Too many good stories are ruined by over-verification. I'm thinking of the swaggering Southern politician ambushed by a gaggle of reporters on the courthouse steps, who contemptuously looked more…