Why ISIS exists today

by Ilana Mercer -- For the neoconservatives, ground zero in the creation of the Islamic State (ISIS) is the departure of the American occupying forces from Iraq without a Status of Force more…

Modest libertarian proposal: Keep jihadis out

by Ilana Mercer -- He adopted the religion of peace and forthwith proceeded to shatter the peace of his countrymen. In the waning months of 2014, Quebecer Michael Zehaf-Bibeau shot Cpl. Nathan more…

Heresies about the Hebdo headache

by Ilana Mercer -- WINNING IN THE WEST. A French "documentary maker" – a title everyone with a camera assumes these days – told CNN's Anderson Cooper that the West was winning. more…

2014: The year of living racially

by Ilana Mercer -- My man Richard Sherman said something that kicked off the 2014, year-round, banal, racial back-and-forth that parades as debate in the U.S. Other than that the Seattle Seahawks more…

A sad Christmas story

by Ilana Mercer -- Described by a critic as "one of those rare movies you can say is perfect in every way," "A Christmas Story," directed by Bob Clark, debuted in 1983. more…

Garner: Innocent actor in Sovereign's snuff film

by Ilana Mercer -- Despite its elegant simplicity, the libertarian law is difficult to grasp. This I realized pursuant to the publication of "Eric Garner: 100% innocent under libertarian law." Some of more…

Fight classroom Idiocracy with these 31 books

by Ilana Mercer -- The fraught relationship between state and society carries over into classroom and town hall. Something of a commonplace in police state USA is the scene in which a more…