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…

The Founding Fathers deconstructed

by Ilana Mercer -- Following a conference last month in Baltimore, I decamped to Old Town Alexandria (still occupied federal territory) to do some sightseeing. The idea was to stay away from more…

Insider trading laws = information socialism

by Ilana Mercer -- It's easy to be thrown off scent when trying to divine the vague, ill-defined, unconstitutional laws under which the Securities and Exchange Commission hunts for corporate prey. Suffice more…

TSA: Homegrown terrorism (& cretinism)

by Ilana Mercer -- The TSA continues to roger and radiate American fliers without let. The Transportation Security Administrating chief, John Pistole, has promised Americans that his department's X-rated scan and fondle more…