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…

Top tales of interpreters

by Barry Farber -- Pretend it had all worked backwards. Pretend the president is routinely reading his routine briefing papers and everything looks routine – until he gets to one of the more…

The panic of up-for-re-election Democrats

by Barry Farber -- All Democrats who have to run for re-election next year will know this feeling. I was a passenger on a military flight refueling in Goose Bay, Labrador. The more…

Condemn Obamacare –– no alternative needed

by Barry Farber -- The brightest star in Yogi Berra's Library-of-Life-Lifters is probably "It's déjà vu all over again." (Runner-up: "Nobody goes to that restaurant anymore. It's too crowded.") It hit me more…