Shafting boys

by Ilana Mercer -- Boys (and men) have been in trouble for some time, but "progressives" have only just noticed. In "The Trouble with Boys," Newsweek, a representative of the species, articulates more…

Israel's folly

by Ilana Mercer -- Israel doesn't lack problems. Iran's Ahmadinejad says the Holocaust never happened, but promises to remedy that by razing Israel to the ground. Or relocating her. He then accelerated more…

Reality on the Palestinian ground

by Ilana Mercer -- The late Rachel Corrie's parents got a taste of the violent society their daughter died defending. On one of their religiously regular pilgrimages to the Palestinian Authority, gunmen more…

Satan's little helpers

by Ilana Mercer -- The Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad recently referred to Israel as "the occupying regime of Al-Quds [Jerusalem]," describing it as a "disgraceful blot" that ought to be "wiped off more…

2005's hottest trends

by Ilana Mercer -- "A Heart, a Cross, and a Flag" were the things that Peggy Noonan saw "rise from the rubble" of post-Sept. 11 America. By 2005, a very different set more…

'A Christmas Story':
Nullified by the state

by Ilana Mercer -- Set in the 1940s, the film "A Christmas Story" depicts a series of family vignettes through the eyes of 9-year-old Ralphie, who yearns for that gift of all more…

The solution to Sami (Al-Arian)

by Ilana Mercer -- "Man, that Ilana Mercer is a real neocon; she thinks inciting jihad can be considered a crime. Free speech, dude. And, like, a guy gets a gig as more…

Crucifying Conrad (Black)

by Ilana Mercer -- Mention Justice Department Uberbloodhound Patrick Fitzgerald and the Securities and Exchange Commission in one breath, and even the dimmest libertarian ought to see a flash of warning lights. more…

No-fault forgiveness is fatal

by Ilana Mercer -- Shortly after Michael and Cathryn Borden of Lititz, Pa., were slain by their daughter's boyfriend (David Ludwig), family and clergy – at least those who presented themselves to more…