Thomas Paine: 18th–century Che Guevara

by Ilana Mercer -- What follows is the first of a two-part conversation with Dennis O'Keeffe, professor of sociology at the University of Buckingham, and senior research fellow at the Institute of more…

A vote for Chile's president

by Ilana Mercer -- President Barack Obama took to the podium well before President Sebastian Piñera did. Chile's president bided his time patiently with the group of rescue workers in hard hats, more…

Picnic time for teddy bears

by Ilana Mercer -- A man from my neck of the woods was mauled by a bear. A politician, to be more accurate. John Chelminiak, who is alive but disfigured for life, more…

Mass immigration 'End of Days' scenario

by Ilana Mercer -- Toward the conclusion of my pleasant stay at the national WorldNetDaily "Taking America Back" conference (some images are here), I was asked by the especially able organizer, Albert more…

U.S. military gone Gaga, making Osama smile

by Ilana Mercer -- In 2002, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, then Osama bin Laden's spokesman, gave an interview to an Algerian newspaper in which he mocked the American campaign to dismantle al-Qaida, calling more…

Crazy like a fox

by Ilana Mercer -- From Cleveland, Ohio, Obama issued forth this week with renewed vigor. Media plaudits notwithstanding, the president's words were either inane or simply insane. An instance of "insane" was more…

Brussels: Obama's new Mecca

by Ilana Mercer -- In its quest for "a more perfect union, a more perfect world," no less, President Barack Obama's State Department has issued a "Universal Periodic Review on Human Rights" more…

The 2 parties' question: How much to steal

by Ilana Mercer -- "How do you know there is going to be an economic recovery," Greta Van Susteren asked GOP dummy Dana Perino. "There always is; these things go in cycles," more…

Statism starts with YOU!

by Ilana Mercer -- Why did federal regulators not intervene sooner? A tragedy could have been averted. That was the first demand made following the accidental death of eight spectators, and the more…