Politicians: Stop 'stimulating' in public

by Ilana Mercer -- To revive flaccid financial markets, American politicians are now groping obscenely for their "stimulus packages." It's an ugly image. It's also worse than useless. They might as well more…

High priests of pomposity pan Ron Paul

by Ilana Mercer -- If you've missed the item about the politically incorrect newsletters published under Ron Paul's name during the 1980s and 1990s, and unearthed strategically by The New Republic, it more…

Embrace your immigration ad, Dr. Paul

by Ilana Mercer -- In the kind of obfuscation we've come to expect from the establishment media, the Washington Times reported – and then retracted – that Mike Huckabee intended to repeal more…

Busybody Hillary's Bhutto blather

by Ilana Mercer -- In foreign affairs, Hillary Clinton is a busybody, just like Bush. If in doubt, consider her reaction to Benazir Bhutto's predictable assassination and the deepening downturn in Pakistan. more…

The authentic right vs. the neocons, part 2

by Ilana Mercer -- The following conversation is the sequel to "The authentic right vs. the neocons (part 1)," my no-holds-barred interview with Paul Gottfried, author of "Conservatism in America: Making Sense more…

The authentic right vs. the neocons

by Ilana Mercer -- Note: Paul Gottfried is, easily, the most learned, ignored scholar dealing with the history of the European and American right. Here, Ilana and professor Gottfried discuss "Conservatism in more…

More Huckabee hokum

by Ilana Mercer -- First off, although conspicuously absent, Rep. Tom Tancredo was the unsung hero of the presidential "debate" that was sponsored by the Spanish-language television network Univision. Based in the more…

What the CAIR bear teaches about Islam

by Ilana Mercer -- "I am just an ordinary middle-aged primary school teacher" is how the teddy-bear teacher, Gillian Gibbons, described herself. In the age of compulsive self-actualization, and with women "doing more…

'Redacted': De Palma tells the truth

by Ilana Mercer -- Tinseltown pictures are not what they used to be. Scripts nowadays are suffused with politically correct clich?s. Activism has replaced acting. Good stories have been supplanted by sermons. more…

Erasing the Afrikaner nation

by Ilana Mercer -- CNN's Kyra Phillips has led her viewers to believe that dangling a noose – an impolite and impolitic form of expression – is a hate crime; a black more…