WikiLeaks strikes, Americans yawn

by Barry Farber -- It was the most forlorn outcry in the most forlorn presidential campaign, yet it reverberates through my recollection like some portentous sound effect, signaling epic or epitaph. Bob more…

The Brits' bush-league anti-Semitism

by Barry Farber -- So, what's new in anti-Semitism? Well, a British judge unleashed a niagara of anti-Semitic remarks to twist a "not guilty" verdict out of a jury deliberating the fate more…

The other justification for nuking Japan

by Barry Farber -- Around this time of year the press releases add up by the troy ton announcing anguished marches, prayer vigils, concerts and unbridled apologies for America's "shameful" use of more…

My lonely rage over illegals

by Barry Farber -- Chairman Mao pointed out that leniency to the guilty is cruelty to the people. When someone who's never missed a chance to be unkind to Communism relays the more…

WaPo's near treachery

by Barry Farber -- It's a good idea to back up one security disaster before WikiLeaks. What the Washington Post did comes close on the "treachery" scale. Ralph Peters is a muscular, more…

Racism 'lives on'? Hardly

by Barry Farber -- Generally in this business, if you interview, let's say, a newly released hostage, that's called "firsthand." My standards are higher. To me that's secondhand. To be firsthand, you more…

Illegals voting? Ho-hum

by Barry Farber -- Dictators have to jail people and execute people. That's how they make sure they're taken seriously. Democracies have to be as diligent about their voting as dictatorships are more…

Idiots in high places

by Barry Farber -- America's economy is in bad shape. But the country's economy is in better shape than its mentality. In the 1850s, a traveling theatrical group arrived in the beautiful more…

McChrystal's brilliance

by Barry Farber -- In high school, the consensus among boys was that girls cried too much at movies and weddings. That didn't bother me. In fact, I wanted more. I wanted more…