Russia: Today's geopolitical has-been

by Barry Farber -- Russia has an economic problem, a population problem, a currency problem and a leadership problem. And Russia's given the world 24 hours to get out! And they make more…

Will November bring 1 more Trump miracle?

by Barry Farber -- In 1970 I ran for Congress in New York. My district, the old 19th Congressional District, included the West Side of Manhattan and part of the Lower East more…

We can't go on like this!

by Barry Farber -- God can't hate revenge that much, or he wouldn't have made it so sweet! In 1947, we thought we had the best college football team in America. I more…

'Commie Dictators' for $1,000, Alex

by Barry Farber -- Blinking eyes usually don't make any noise. But now, from North Korea, we have the "Eye-blink-Heard-'Round-the-World"! Many Americans are suspicious of dictator Kim Jong-un's abrupt and surprising eye-blink more…

America the insane

by Barry Farber -- Brendan Behan was an overweight Irishman who became famous for starting fights, falling down stairs and writing brilliant plays. A rather advanced wit caught up in a discussion more…

Have Americans 'gone soft' on fighting back?

by Barry Farber -- It was bad enough when we thought there was only one armed deputy who refused to enter the building where the Parkland, Florida, shooter was committing mass murder more…

Why the 'vigilance' crowd is wrong

by Barry Farber -- The very air is alive with outrage and anger as more and more solid evidence comes to light that Nikolas Cruz had long ago been spotted as a more…

Is South Korea ungrateful to America?

by Barry Farber -- They sounded absolutely ridiculous on television, but upon reflection it was beyond logical. It was brilliant and possibly capable of preventing a war someday! Korean expert Gordon Chang more…

On the memo: Why I'd have won if only I'd bet

by Barry Farber -- The best line ever attributed to an American ambassador has to be the one Jack Matlock, America's ambassador to the Soviet Union, used when an American visiting Moscow more…