Media's sickening sentimentality on Egypt

by Ilana Mercer -- "Romanticism is man's revolt against reason," wrote the great classical liberal economist Ludwig von Mises. Minds ravaged by the rot of romanticism were everywhere on display in mainstream more…

Lincoln lied, people died

by Ilana Mercer -- Tomorrow is Abraham Lincoln's birthday. Familiar Lincoln idolaters will gather to celebrate the birth, on Feb. 12, 1809, of the 16th president of the United States and finesse more…

Frankly, my dear Egyptians, I don't give a damn

by Ilana Mercer -- Members of the American chattering class have been tripping over one another to show off their solidarity with the popular uprising in Egypt. After being hammered left and more…

Sinophobia trumps common sense

by Ilana Mercer -- Conservatives are fuming over the fact that the Obamas have finally done the right thing and held a state dinner in honor of Chinese President Hu Jintao. The more…

Loughner, language and the Big Lie

by Ilana Mercer -- "What is government if words have no meaning?" Jared Lee Loughner asked Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., in 2007. Loughner was attending a Giffords "Congress in Your Corner" get-together. more…

Jew bears Christian witness to ethnic cleansing

by Ilana Mercer -- When I completed my forthcoming book, "Into The Cannibal's Pot: Lessons For America From Post-Apartheid South Africa," some months back, the number of Boers murdered there was just more…

TSA solution: Name 'em and shame 'em

by Ilana Mercer -- So far, the revolt against the Transportation and Security Administration has resulted in very little fundamental change, other than exemptions for special interests. By fundamental change, I mean more…

Derb is right: 'We Are Doomed'

by Ilana Mercer -- Last week, this column explained the divide between Americans and their "Overlords Who Art in D.C." I asked that you quit invoking words too weak to describe that more…

Our overlords Who Art in D.C.

by Ilana Mercer -- Glenn Beck and his faithful are dead wrong. Our overlords Who Art in D.C. will forever be incapable of sympathizing with us; will never respect us or our more…

Assange is us

by Ilana Mercer -- Judge Andrew Napolitano, the anchor of Fox Business' "Freedom Watch," has expressed his doubts as to whether Army soldier Pfc. Bradley Manning could have single-handedly gained access to more…