A tale of 2 standing ovations

by Barry Farber -- The late charismatic mayor of New York, Ed Koch, won laughs and votes during his various campaigns by asking crowds, as well as individuals on the street, "How'm more…

Unsavory alliances can still be useful

by Barry Farber -- Those who wish President Trump no luck as the world's champion peacemaker are beginning to feign disgust at "a leader of the free world willing to sit down more…

Don't play it again, Sam!

by Barry Farber -- It looks like a lot of heavy intellectuals want to take the pulpit and teach us all about how the Asian mind works. Let me get my contribution more…

The 5-word solution to school shootings

by Barry Farber -- Think tanks and policy factories think nothing of spending many millions of dollars to craft solutions to our thorniest problems. But only rarely do their final recommendations carry more…

How about a 'United Free Nations'?

by Barry Farber -- Ask anybody to name who won the last Olympics and they'll all swallow the bait. They'll scrunch up and try to remember. Actually, nobody ever wins an Olympics. more…

Trump, the political prodigy

by Barry Farber -- Far too much of our national time, treasure and talent is wasted hating President Donald Trump. The current message of the once-great Democratic Party seems to have eroded downward more…

Noted N. Korea defector's peace prognosis

by Barry Farber -- In late 1956 the Soviet Red Army brutally repressed the Hungarian anti-Communist uprising. En route from Greensboro, North Carolina, to cover the aftermath of the Hungarian freedom fight, more…