The immigration scene

by Ilana Mercer -- The nationwide illegal-alien rallies this month have been touted by Ted Kennedy as a victory for democracy. "The country has spoken, and today the Senate listened," Kennedy crowed more…

The wails over the wall

by Ilana Mercer -- The cameras don't often linger at the site of a suicide bombing in Israel. Most reporters prefer the "occupied territories," where they can set up shop and await more…

That Persian pussycat

by Ilana Mercer -- It's official. In case you missed the very gay burlesque, broadcast from Iran, in which a bevy of AhmadiNijinskies pirouetted around canisters of uranium hexaflouride: Iran has enriched more…

Nation, state & mass immigration

by Ilana Mercer -- Libertarians are supposed to obediently avoid certain concepts. Good little pack animals do not mention the nation or nationhood, as I did in my last column, for which more…

We are the world

by Ilana Mercer -- If passed, the Bush-backed immigration bill, penned by the unholy McCain-Kennedy-Specter trinity, will simply turn a de facto immigration free-for-all into a de jure windfall. The plan to more…

Wafa wows the West (but not Muslims and media)

by Ilana Mercer -- Wafa Sultan, an Arab-American psychiatrist, has been at the center of a journalistic blizzard ever since debating – and devastating – an Egyptian professor of religious studies, Dr. more…

Virtuous Vikings

by Ilana Mercer -- In "The Cartoons and the Camel in the Room," I declared prematurely that one of the media's central stupidities was to debate how offensive the 12 Jyllands-Posten cartoons more…

The People vs. Dubya & Dubai

by Ilana Mercer -- The Dubai debacle has all the attractions of Brer Rabbit's tar baby. Unfortunately, the political foxes of the deal that will transfer the operation of six or more more…

The 'presstitutes' vs. the VP

by Ilana Mercer -- I'm no fan of Vice President Cheney or his boss. Still less am I enamored of the media – liberal and illiberal. They are, for the most, enablers more…