In the age of ISIS, pack heat!

by Barry Farber -- Some arguments should end. All the issues over horses and buggy whips vanished from our city council meetings when the automobile came along. The inventor who guaranteed his more…

Are Obama's airstrikes really working?

by Barry Farber -- It was the worst news-listening day of my life. The news wasn't all bad. The news was half-bad. That was the problem. Hold that conundrum in gentle orbit more…

O's foreign policy: Cosmic stupidity

by Barry Farber -- In 1944, as the Soviets surged westward chasing the remnants of Germany's beaten army out of Russia and into Poland, the long-dreamed-of anti-Nazi teamwork shifted into high gear. more…

Today's fearful Communists

by Barry Farber -- If you want to be ignored as a columnist but still maintain a halo of self-righteousness, then write passionately about the story that gets 10 seconds or nothing more…

Obama's U.N. insult to every American

by Barry Farber -- A hen lays one egg and cackles an hour. A sturgeon lays 10,000 eggs and never lets out a peep. We call it "caviar." President Obama laid at more…

1 solution for both ISIS and immigration

by Barry Farber -- "Boots on the ground" indeed! The "ground" is no problem. "Boots" are no problem. We want boots on the ground, just not ours! The real question is how more…

If Obama had been president Dec. 7, 1941

by Barry Farber -- It is by deep consensus the funniest moment in the history of radio comedy. Jack Benny's well-nurtured shtick was that he was a terminal tightwad. That converted into more…

When strong words came with strong deeds

by Barry Farber -- Water power gets all the credit, but word power does the same kind of job. Water can unleash the forces of nature. Words can unleash the forces of more…

If Obama were a real commander in chief

by Barry Farber -- That little girl won our hearts during the Vietnam War by asking her father, "What if they gave a war and nobody showed up?" What a horror she'd more…