Why don't I hear 'Allah Bless America'?

by Barry Farber -- It's odd. If your new car or appliance doesn't work, you take it back. But a national policy that could literally kill us all is seized, clutched and more…

Needed: A pitcher's mound in the White House

by Barry Farber -- Do "Big-Guys" ever "approach the mound" in politics? You know, like in baseball when the pitcher's doing a miserable job and is about to be replaced? It's reliably more…

It's basketball, Coach, not the U.S. Army

by Barry Farber -- Did anybody really ever enlist in the Civil War on the opposite side from the one he intended? I almost did in the Rutgers basketball scandal. The first more…

When U.S. intervention worked in spades

by Barry Farber -- Do you remember those "story-sermons" they gave us in the early grades just as we were learning to read? They were little morality plays – "Clean your room, more…

Obama lost his battle against Israel

by Barry Farber -- If you can't share excitement, you can at least study it. Media of ours and friends of mine are hailing the "success" of Obama's visit to Israel as more…

My caution about Pope Francis

by Barry Farber -- It was freshman college zoology. They taught us how to enjoy the stupidity of the earthworm. The earthworm, really a beautiful organism, was placed in a maze that more…

Is this America, or the Losers' Lounge?

by Barry Farber -- Rush Limbaugh says he's ashamed to be an American. Glenn Beck says it's time to surrender. Neal Boortz entitles his book summing up 42 years of talk-radio stardom more…

Civil war within 8 years?

by Barry Farber -- You've heard of "The Mouse That Roared." Sequester is the "Lion That Hiccuped." Warning: This does not mean America is safe. Historians have an annoying habit of swinging more…