'Exporting' high-tech jobs

by Ilana Mercer -- It's hard to tell who does a more energetic St. Vitus' dance when the "outsourcing" of high-tech jobs is mentioned: economic protectionists or free traders. St. Vitus was more…

The return of the prodigal feminist

by Ilana Mercer -- It's now all the rage to be a recovering feminist. Just about every such 12-stepper who writes a mea culpa book exposing feminist follies is celebrated as a more…

In defense of a ditz

by Ilana Mercer -- Editor's note: The following column refers to language which will be offensive to some readers.Poor Jessica Simpson. She's under attack both from starchy conservatives and from degenerate DJs, more…

Who's the boss –
Israel or the U.S.?

by Ilana Mercer -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad recently gave voice to a growing consensus in the Muslim world. He, along with many Palestinian Authority leaders and "intellectuals," countless Islamic clerics, more…

Selling out black Americans

by Ilana Mercer -- It's both libel and lie, but it's repeated again and again by immigration lobbyists. Be they liberals, libertarians or plain la Raza racists, they all say the same: more…

Freeloading Free Riders

by Ilana Mercer -- Most of you are too jaded to get worked up over the specter of a well-sponsored bus, packed with illegal workers and their fans, crisscrossing the country on more…

Terri's life is still tenuous

by Ilana Mercer -- Terri Schindler-Schiavo has won a reprieve, for now. Seven days into a court-ordered death by dehydration, the Florida legislator and governor, besieged by an outraged public, passed a more…

Exporting democracy

by Ilana Mercer -- Our leaders lie about many things, not least that we waged war on Iraq in "self-defense." But they don't lie when they boast about America being a democracy. more…

No rights for animals!

by Ilana Mercer -- A vague anxiety underlies the media's preoccupation with the recent attacks on people by predators – Roy Horn of the "Siegfried and Roy" act was mauled by a more…

Bush's socialist sympathies

by Ilana Mercer -- Thinking about the deficit isn't easy, and not only because of the stupefying sums involved. The difficulty arises because we apply a different standard to government misconduct than more…