Siding with Obama over Krauthammer

by Barry Farber -- In the 1800s Oxford professor Erasmus Wilson said, "When the Paris Exhibition of 1878 closes, electric light will close with it and no more will be heard of more…

Obama's political hypnotism

by Barry Farber -- Did they teach you about "psychic income" in school? Great stuff. If you like your work, for example, you're getting more income, "psychic income," than your paycheck indicates. more…

The U.N.: Murder Incorporated

by Barry Farber -- Last week we arrived at the lowest moment in the never-too-high history of the United Nations. Up to now the failures of the United Nations have been mostly more…

Israeli 1st strike: Justified for survival

by Barry Farber -- Ahh, the wide world of diplomatic nuance! During the Congress of Vienna in 1815, Prince Metternich's aide told him the Russian ambassador had died during the night. After more…

The Marx brothers: Karl and Groucho

by Barry Farber -- Both of America's political parties are Marxist. The Democrats are Karl. The Republicans are Groucho. I'm weary of dear friends who've been reading political tea leaves, wind currents more…

Newt's magical moment

by Barry Farber -- At the age of 10 I saw American's greatest magician, Blackstone, make an elephant disappear from the stage of the National Theater in Greensboro, N.C. Last week we more…

Tebow gives Satan sciatica

by Barry Farber -- This is the Tim Tebow moment I've been holding out for. I wouldn't unload my Tim Tebow feelings on you as long as the pro-Tebow cries thundered around more…

The anti-military president

by Barry Farber -- This is not your vanilla "don't-cut-the-military" screed. There's an unusual "lump" in it. My first boss in broadcasting, Tex McCrary, used to say, "Never hurt anybody except on more…

What a free Iran would look like

by Barry Farber -- Please try to read fast, so if war with Iran breaks out over the Strait of Hormuz within the next few minutes, at least you'll have been briefed. more…

That's not the last of the string beans!

by Barry Farber -- America didn't just get here. But shame on us for staying here. As early as the 1960s radio's incomparably brilliant Jean Shepherd (whom most Americans know as the more…