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…

Pleasure me – now!

by Ilana Mercer -- Our society revolves around the pleasure principle. Unless something is pleasurable, it excites suspicion and is deemed unworthy of pursuit. This is one reason so many American youngsters more…

You can't fix stupid

by Ilana Mercer -- How stupid is President Barack Hussein Obama? Let me count the ways. Judging from the philosophical pose he struck during Wednesday's "debt-reduction" address, the president is so stupid more…

Libya: A war of the womb

by Ilana Mercer -- In an article titled "Samantha Power Goes to War," Tom Hayden exposes the ideological underpinnings of Barack Obama's war. Power, "special assistant to the president and member of more…

Stoic, heroic Japan vs. Neurotic Nation USA

by Ilana Mercer -- On the day that a venerated American institution was preparing to bestow an award for transparency in government on President Barack Obama ̶ the domestic equivalent of the more…

Not a dime for NPR from this little piggy

by Ilana Mercer -- A classmate of mine, an Israeli Arab, taught me a phrase I will paraphrase here, as it was indelicate in the original: There is nothing wrong with carving more…

Charlie Sheen's out of the AA 'troll hole'

by Ilana Mercer -- I liked Charlie Sheen's "Platoon," but not his comedic "work" (that's a pretentious word used by America's self-aggrandizing entertainers and jesters to describe their occupation). Sheen does, however, more…