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…

Scoring Trump's missile strike

by Barry Farber -- Those who like President Trump are cheering themselves into permanent laryngitis, and those who hate him are berating him as the sole inventor of World War III. How more…

Pulling the bill the 'end of Trump'?

by Barry Farber -- The sermon was indeed outstanding that Sunday, and when the altar boy set about tidying up after the service he saw that a page of the preacher's sermon more…

When bad actors are simultaneously good

by Barry Farber -- In 1939 all the children in our Jewish Sunday school in Greensboro, North Carolina, rejoiced when the national publication for Jewish children carried a story about "a very more…

'Sanctuary city' heroism?

by Barry Farber -- May we now calmly discuss the matter of "sanctuary cities"? Unfortunately, the answer is No. Some of us Americans who were raised to obey the law believe that more…

How to know if a country's gone crazy

by Barry Farber -- Insanity doesn't have to be a private matter. Sometimes entire countries go crazy. Twice I thought I was in a country that was going crazy. Both were false more…