Remembering 'Operation Thunderbolt'

by Barry Farber -- Good teachers keep up with their students and rejoice when they demonstrate they've learned their lessons well. I want to be a good teacher, and our "student," Israel, more…

An alligator in the moonlight

by Barry Farber -- People who can hear a song just one time and immediately like it give me a pain-in-the-envy. I usually need to hear a song at least 50 times more…

What I did in the war -- WWII, that is

by Barry Farber -- Memorial Day weekend was coming up, and the media were combustible with stories of heroes and their contributions to freedom's cause and victory in World War II. I more…

The left's yearning for more zombie voters

by Barry Farber -- Have you ever tried to explain to a foreigner why different states have different laws regarding real estate, driver's licenses, matrimonial matters, even abortion? Try it sometime. It's more…

Predicting rain on Biden's parade

by Barry Farber -- It was one of those full-page Esquire cartoons. Two weathermen were seated in their meteorological laboratory, which boasted enough cutting-edge technology to start a whole new NASA. The more…

Our effete, spineless approach to Venezuela

by Barry Farber -- Whoa! Too much of the reporting of the goings-on in Venezuela sounds like the coverage of a Yale-Harvard football game. And that's a catastrophic error. Far from any more…

How many Central Americans deserve asylum? Zero!

by Barry Farber -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's nearly seven years of refuge in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London – during which he avoided facing Swedish officials on allegations of sex crimes more…

The impact of Uncle Joe jumping in the race

by Barry Farber -- News outlets have sizzled with speculation over whether or not Joe Biden will join the race for president in 2020.The bulk of such coverage seems confined to how more…