Who took the fight out of Americans?

by Barry Farber -- It was the most unusual summit meeting in either fact or fiction. It's fiction, but you're allowed to wonder if fact would have been much different. A philanthropist more…

Pulling the needle out of government's arm

by Barry Farber -- This feels slightly treasonous to my beloved North Carolina. Even the mildest hint of a redneck past that has long been lived down and reversed feels unfair, but more…

Signs of a failing nation

by Barry Farber -- Great cartoon: Do you remember how absurd the Japanese diplomats looked in their tall black hats and the most formal-looking tuxedoes ever seen as they signed the surrender more…

Take a tip from Hitler … on energy

by Barry Farber -- Whoever it was who wrote, "The rich are not like you and me" never had a fraction of the proof I offer right now. The most luxurious apartment more…

Debauchery USA

by Barry Farber -- Maybe you had to be there to feel the power. I was, on New York's Fire Island, only one scant social level lower than the fabled Hamptons where more…

'Nation-Builders Anonymous'

by Barry Farber -- If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. And then quit. Don't make a fool of yourself. That wisecrack has many variations. My favorite is, "If at more…

Communism's rebirth – at our expense

by Barry Farber -- The cartoon showed two 6-year-old boys sitting on a fence admiring a 5-year-old girl, nose in the air, perky and cute as a speckled puppy under a red more…

It's about the extermination wish

by Barry Farber -- You remember the 1967 borders of Israel, don't you? That's when the trains in Israel had signs on board that said, "Passengers are requested to please not lean more…

Raise the drug ceiling!

by Barry Farber -- Did you ever think of it this way? It's like a family drug-intervention. The tea party and those Republicans sincerely intent on cutting spending are the sober, unhooked more…