Dubya the devaluer

by Ilana Mercer -- When it comes to our personal finances, we understand how and why a poor credit rating and history influence the way we're treated in the marketplace. Max out more…

Tasers 'R' Us

by Ilana Mercer -- Liberty is a simple thing. It's the unassailable right to shout, flail your arms, even verbally provoke a politician, unmolested. Tyranny is when those small things can get more…

Skanks in the skies

by Ilana Mercer -- Kyla Ebbert models the outfit she wore on the Southwest flight on NBC's "Today" show. Fortunately, the testimonies of Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker distracted the more…

The Petraeus-Crocker crock

by Ilana Mercer -- As September the 11th wore on, patience with the testimonies of Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker wore thin. Petraeus presented a m?lange of statistics meant to more…

Cover CNN's (Aman)poor parrot

by Ilana Mercer -- (Courtesy Newsbusters.org) As a parent, what do you fear most? Your youngster "finding" Jesus, Jehovah or Allah? Faced with those choices, would you prefer that she come home more…

In defense of Michael Vick, Part 2

by Ilana Mercer -- Let us begin with a species-correct, English-language primer: Illegal alien Jose Carranza ("allegedly") executed three American college students (the fourth survived). Michael Vick did not "execute eight dogs," more…

In defense of Michael Vick

by Ilana Mercer -- Hounding Vick While ranting about NFL quarterback Michael Vick for his alleged dog fighting activities, CNN talker Nancy Grace added another charge to her brilliant "legal" brief: Vick's more…

A walk in the constitutional Woods

by Ilana Mercer -- Thomas E. Woods Jr. has some credentials. And I don't mean his Ivy-League education (a degree from Harvard and three from Columbia), his New York Times best-selling-author status, more…

Aliens in their hometown

by Ilana Mercer -- Although open-border libertarians shelve both their tolerance and their free-market economics when it comes to immigration, it is well worth reminding these tinny ideologues that individuals attach different more…

Jackass Cooper and the 1-trick donkeys

by Ilana Mercer -- "Tarting up" and "dumbing down" the news is how veteran reporter Dan Rather dubbed Katie Couric's effect on the "CBS Evening News." The job description does not belong more…