Euro-bondage and the next tier of tyrants

by Ilana Mercer -- On Wednesday, Sept. 7, patriotic Germans received bad news. A group of jurists and economists had petitioned the German Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe. Their case was that Germany's more…

1 more Media Matters con man

by Ilana Mercer -- Terry Krepel authors a website called ConWebWatch. "The focus of ConWebWatch," Krepel declares on the site, is "the ConWeb – large, well-funded, Internet-based conservative 'news' organizations [such as] more…

Media top-dogs kick underdog Ron Paul

by Ilana Mercer -- Republican and Democratic media whores briefly came clean about ignoring presidential hopeful Ron Paul. Then they promptly returned to ignoring him. No sooner had Fox News' Megyn Kelly more…

Where magic wins out over reason

by Ilana Mercer -- The images coming at us from Somalia are too horrible for words. And I don't mean the sight of celebrity journo Anderson Cooper and his CNN sidekicks standing more…

Be afraid: The proof is in the Putin

by Ilana Mercer -- Left and right, the cable commentariat is currently engaged in a cut-and-thrust over the use of strong words in politics. In particular, does "terrorism" describe the initial reluctance more…

Home free on Facebook? Think again

by Ilana Mercer -- When free-market economists say markets don't discriminate, they are only partially right. Rational self-interest does indeed propel people, however prejudiced, to set aside bias and put their scarce more…

Dead-end debt debate

by Ilana Mercer -- The economy is in advanced stages of decrepitude due to debt: public and private. Nevertheless, a just-released ABC News/Washington Post poll revealed that 58 percent of self-identified Republicans more…

American veteran-hero jailed

by Ilana Mercer -- As I document in my new book, "Into the Cannibal's Pot: Lessons For America From Post-Apartheid South Africa," "South Africa's ruling dominant party disregards the importance of private more…

Libertarianism lite

by Ilana Mercer -- A certain establishment-endorsed libertarianism is currently being touted on the Fox News and Business channels as the only legitimate brand of libertarianism. This lifestyle libertarianism, or libertarianism lite, more…