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…

Sacrificing kids to PC pietism

by Ilana Mercer -- After a brief observation, here is how an alien from deep space would puzzle over the creatures who, by dint of a miracle, still dominate the Western world: more…

Clueless in South Africa with Mrs. Obama

by Ilana Mercer -- First lady Michelle Obama is touring this writer's birthplace, South Africa. "[Nelson] Mandela's legacy in the battle for South African democracy," wrote one rapt reporter, who followed the more…

Bachmann: Bling for Ron Paul?

by Ilana Mercer -- A day after the GOP debate in New Hampshire, mainstream media awoke to Rep. Michele Bachmann's undeniable abilities and magnetism. Before June 13, this mummified lot had turned more…

Don't believe Michelle Obama

by Ilana Mercer -- Michelle Obama will travel to South Africa later this month. The first lady's trip coincides with the release of my new book, "Into the Cannibal's Pot: Lessons For more…

Economic Apocalypse Now

by Ilana Mercer -- The notion that not raising the debt ceiling must necessarily result in the U.S. defaulting on its debt is nonsensical. In so asserting, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is more…

Mobocracy vs. monarchy

by Ilana Mercer -- Prince William and Kate Middleton began their married life on April 29, 2011. Osama bin Laden's life was terminated on May 2, 2011. On the Friday, the world more…

Is Ron Paul good for Israel?

by Ilana Mercer -- In 2007, the Ron Paul presidential campaign commissioned a short position piece from me concerning the congressman and Israel. In discussion with Dr. Paul's then-campaign managers, I had more…

This is who we are

by Ilana Mercer -- The Arab street erupts in atavistic displays when Americans or Israelis are eliminated. The American street is not that different. Our adversaries hand out sweets when we die; more…

The titan is tired

by Ilana Mercer -- From the Middle East comes news that Hamas and Fatah have united to forge a national-unity thugocracy in Gaza and the West Bank. We in the West can more…