Confessions of a 'nation-building' junkie

by Barry Farber -- It wasn't so much his words. It was his melody. Leering, sneering Hamid Karzai, president of an Afghanistan that would never have achieved even a dream of decent more…

The latest Marxism in America

by Barry Farber -- Her father stuck his tongue out at her and aggressively allowed her big sister every advantage. He even threatened to strike her with his cane. He once forced more…

The man behind the Beatles invasion

by Barry Farber -- At the 50-year mark, everybody can understand the uproar at the anniversary of the "invasion" of America by the Beatles. They came. American youth went clinically insane. Two more…

Try principles, Republicans!

by Barry Farber -- So now the Republicans are going to spring their super-strategy upon the land by giving the illegal-alien community almost-but-not-quite as much as the Democrats are determined to give more…

Obama's purge of generals: Just like Stalin's

by Barry Farber -- Who won the last Olympics? That's a trick question. No country ever "wins" an Olympics. Even better, winning is optional and wide open to interpretation. If the USA more…

Privacy is gone: Deal with it!

by Barry Farber -- Compatibility in marriage is when he snores and she's deaf. There's a similar kind of sting in journalism, when all your column's readers want to run right out more…

Why I believe Chris Christie

by Barry Farber -- Why do I believe Chris Christie? Inside information, perhaps? The straight scoop handed to me by "those in the know" inside the Christie camp, or friends, spouses or more…

When I went to 'war' for Bob Grant

by Barry Farber -- Two fake armies met on the battlefield. Conservatism won big time! That's admittedly a strange way to begin remembering my friend and radio colleague Bob Grant, who died more…

How to destroy 70 years of global respect

by Barry Farber -- Certain tasks somehow fall to certain parties. Often no one remembers how or why. It was the AP's Merriman Smith's task to end White House press conferences in more…