That spot of bother on the border

by Ilana Mercer -- In 2004, Time magazine described in detail how illegal aliens rushing the southern border commit property crimes and despoil the environment: When the crowds cross the ranches along more…

Evil, not ill

by Ilana Mercer -- Be it for his poor prose or his menacing mien, mass murderer Cho Seung-Hui received very little corrective feedback toward the end of his brief and brutal life. more…

Mob gives Imus the ol' heave-ho

by Ilana Mercer -- The future of Don Imus' nationally syndicated CBS radio show clearly hinged less on Les Moonves, CBS' chief executive, than on a lynch mob led by the Reverends more…

Thank you, Nancy Pelosi

by Ilana Mercer -- The White House is furious that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has traveled to meet with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus. Assad is not the only Middle-East leader more…

Mugabe, Mbeki, Maliki: They're our boys

by Ilana Mercer -- "Zimbabwe's Opposition Leader Is Seized," blared the New York Times. "Zimbabwe's police have launched a new crackdown on the opposition," the BBC chimed, decrying the arrest of Morgan more…

'Homie has some rings to kiss'

by Ilana Mercer -- Someone sent me a YouTube depiction of a man and woman, both well-dressed, gliding up an escalator. Suddenly the escalator stops working. The man and woman stay put, more…

'300': Not a top pick with metrosexuals

by Ilana Mercer -- The film "300" is based on a comic-book rendition of the epic Battle of Thermopylae (480 B.C.), in which 7,000 Greeks confronted over 260,000 Persians, intent on invading more…

WND and me

by Ilana Mercer -- I got the call from Joseph Farah late in 2001. At the time, I was living in Canada. We had emigrated there from South Africa in 1995 and more…

Slouching toward socialism

by Ilana Mercer -- Bully for Bush. The president has achieved another milestone in his mission to bridge the philosophical gap between conservatism and left-liberalism. "The Decider" recently endorsed the socialist concept more…