If Buckley were still at National Review ...

by Barry Farber -- Real historians won't touch this one. It's much too simple, and complexity must dominate the faculty lounge. The typical NFL pass play that deploys at least three eligible more…

An American manifesto with 1 year to go

by Barry Farber -- Are you prepared to believe that America employed astrologers during World War II? Did we believe in astrology? Absolutely not. But we realized that Hitler did believe in more…

What is Hillary's product? Survivability

by Barry Farber -- She was in the fourth grade, and it was her first book report. The book she had chosen was about butterflies. Even though her report was very short, more…

Did you hear the one about …?

by Barry Farber -- Jokes can die, like every other living thing. Examples: The joke-wranglers tell of a third-rate American photographer who, in a fit of luck and audacity, managed to finagle more…

Some national-security 'imaginuity'

by Barry Farber -- What the world needs is "imaginuity"! Obviously, "imaginuity" is a roll-your-own hybrid combining "imagination" and "ingenuity." Examples: When white tuna first hit the market there was a lot more…

The feds are screening ... Jews!

by Barry Farber -- Let's see, which chapter of "The Jew-Haters' Handbook" has been lifted without changing a word and turned into U.S. government policy? They used to say, "Jews can't fight, more…

The solution: Bring back the draft!

by Barry Farber -- The comic version of this opening notion goes like this: You can tell a wax museum isn't serious when you see wicks sticking out of the peoples' heads. more…

CNN's latest defamation of America

by Barry Farber -- "A typical day in America" was the way the BBC announced the massacre in San Bernardino. When CNN let us in on that, Wolf Blitzer asked Fareed Zakaria more…

How 'refugees' thank their German hosts

by Barry Farber -- There was a sick and sickening joke I'm ashamed to admit I admired as a boy. A Jewish gentleman struck up a conversation in an airport bar with more…

French make U.S. look like WWII France

by Barry Farber -- Our schools laid great stress on sportsmanship and fair play. It's possible I took those lessons to a ridiculous extreme. When I was still in short pants and more…