Martha vs. the mob

by Ilana Mercer -- Judging from the power-to-the-proletariat statements members of the jury issued after the trial of Martha Stewart and Peter Bacanovic, this jury was guided more by the spirit of more…

Marriage and the manufacturing of rights

by Ilana Mercer -- It might be news to the noisome Mayor Newsome of San Francisco, but it should not be news to libertarians: Not conferring the benefits of marriage on homosexual more…

'The Worm in the Apple' of American education

by Ilana Mercer -- Mention standardized testing for high-school pupils and teachers, or dare suggest that a core curriculum be enforced in the nation's schools, and the educational establishment goes on the more…

One woman's clash with
a corrupt culture

by Ilana Mercer -- Editor's note: The following is excerpted from the introduction to Ilana Mercer's new book, "Broad Sides: One Woman's Clash With A Corrupt Culture," which is available at ShopNetDaily.In more…

Janet's sack of silicone & other symbolism

by Ilana Mercer -- A "classless, crass, deplorable stunt," huffed Michael Powell, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and he was not referring to his father's role in the WMD deceit. "A more…

What WMD?

by Ilana Mercer -- "The weapons do not exist," was David Kay's reply to the question, "What happened to the stockpiles of biological and chemical weapons that everyone expected to find in more…

The sorry moral state of the Union

by Ilana Mercer -- Judging from the close agreement between public opinion polls and government policy, the crowds – and not the elites – are generally in control of the country. According more…

Border invasion abroad,border betrayal at home

by Ilana Mercer -- Truth is not hard to ascertain. The dictionary speaks of truth as the "conformity to fact or reality." Conservatives, who twisted like circus contortionists to evade Bush's misrepresentation more…

The criminal's theoretical enablers

by Ilana Mercer -- Anti-incarceration activists are doing a great deal of breast beating over the number of inmates in the U.S. prison system – there were 2,166,260 at yearend 2002. Their more…