'Ayn Rand, Homosexuality, and Human Liberation'

by Ilana Mercer -- Lindsay Perigo is a man on a mission. In his foreword to Chris Matthew Sciabarra's "Ayn Rand, Homosexuality, and Human Liberation," Perigo is determined to challenge Rand's "outlandish more…

Israel: Island of justice in the Middle East

by Ilana Mercer -- Question: Where in the Middle East did the following occur? Arab villagers file a petition to their High Court, claiming their human rights are being violated by the more…

Self-defense: A universal right

by Ilana Mercer -- My mother in-law, a fierce and fiery South African, has a gun and keeps it loaded and close to hand. This is the only sensible course in a more…

Kerry's sexy Mother Teresa

by Ilana Mercer -- I don't subscribe to the cable channel that carried "Sex and the City," so, like many things in the culture, the program and its dreadful female stars passed more…

Pundits, heal thyselves!

by Ilana Mercer -- Suppose your doctor misdiagnoses your condition – he tells you that six months hence you'll be stone-cold dead, pushing up the daisies. As it turns out, however, you more…

Pat Tillman and the culture of death

by Ilana Mercer -- The networks and other custodians of consensus sicced the dogs of war on anyone who dared question Pat Tillman's post-Sept. 11 epiphany. Tillman, may he rest in peace, more…

The City on a Hill goes to Sodom

by Ilana Mercer -- We ain't seen nothing yet, the congressional censors warn. The pornographic pictorials from Abu Ghraib prison, starring some sadistic and slutty servicemen and women, are soft core compared more…

Lawrence of Arabia: Lionized liar

by Ilana Mercer -- It is not without significance that many of the myths of a united Arab nationalism have as their foundation the romantic hallucinations of a British homosexual, T. E. more…

Aaron Russo: A choice not an echo

by Ilana Mercer -- The ostensible choice before the American people Nov. 2 is between Tweedledumb and Tweedledumber – between Kerry and Bush or Bush and Kerry, according to taste. As $40 more…

Blame Bush, not the Jews, for Iraq

by Ilana Mercer -- Asked by the nation's premier investigative reporter if he had sought his dad's advice before invading Iraq, President Bush replied that his earthly father would have been the more…