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…

Buchanan of Arabia

by Ilana Mercer -- "Dhimmitude, or dementia" – take your pick – is how commentator Lawrence Auster lamented Patrick J. Buchanan's recent lapses. Mr. Buchanan has come out against the Danes for more…

The cartoons and the camel in the room

by Ilana Mercer -- "Strange it is, that men should admit the validity of the arguments for free discussion, but object to their being 'pushed to an extreme'; not seeing that unless more…