High noon in Havana

by Barry Farber -- Ages ago I figured out a cute-but-serious way for a man to tell if a woman (even one he's only just met!) subconsciously considers him as a potential more…

Trump, Comey and the Olympics

by Barry Farber -- Which country won the last Olympics? Please don't bawl me out for dodging, ducking and not writing about Trump and Comey. This is about Trump and Comey. It's more…

An attack on 1 …

by Barry Farber -- President Trump's recent visit to all-points-important throughout the Middle East and Europe has exposed one major argument that has gone sadly under-argued to a degree bordering on the more…

Death of the 'impeach Trump' movement

by Barry Farber -- Separate me, please, from those scribes who try to pretend their work is all shrewd analysis marinated in the astringent juices of their own genius. Cut it out! more…

Today's media are what we deserve

by Barry Farber -- Ex-President Barack Obama let fly an interesting old cliché, asserting that every nation gets the government it deserves. Is that really true? Did the Germans in the last more…

Are you sure you're still a Democrat?

by Barry Farber -- In 1936, prior to German boxing champ Max Schmeling's first fight with the up-and-coming Joe Louis, Max was watching a movie of Louis in the ring. "I sink more…

Trump-haters without their britches

by Barry Farber -- "To hell with the cheese. Let's get out of the trap!" That desperate bit of advice need not be limited to unfortunate rodents in search of a snack. more…

Can Jens' NATO stop the Russians?

by Barry Farber -- Most of you will know what I mean when I note how old you begin to feel when the football players and the cops are younger than you more…