Foaming at the mouth over Israel

by Ilana Mercer -- "Libertarians Who Loathe Israel" continued to generate a stream of fascinating letters throughout the week. These generally confirmed the column's thesis. Part of the hostility so many libertarians more…

Libertarians who loathe Israel

by Ilana Mercer -- Admittedly, there is a lot about the Israeli side of the Palestinian-Israeli dispute to be critical of. For one, demolishing the homes of a terrorist's family isn't just more…

No right of self-defense in Blair's barbaric Britain

by Ilana Mercer -- A British Times Literary Supplement reviewer recently took a shot at tracing the "providential themes" present in George Bush's political rhetoric. Indeed, the interminable war on "tyrants and more…

Creeping porn and the cable news networks

by Ilana Mercer -- Editor's note: This column contains language that may be offensive to some readers.The girl on the screen could have been a Fox anchorwoman, although she was by far more…

Kazaa vs. the Copyright Cartel

by Ilana Mercer -- Like any good trade union, the Recording Industry Association of America is wielding its government-granted powers to terrorize. The RIAA has so far secured 871 subpoenas against individual more…

Bush's 16 words miss the Big Picture

by Ilana Mercer -- The chattering classes are doing what they do best, and that is to shed darkness wherever they go. This writer informed readers about the Niger lie in March more…

Love-in at the borders

by Ilana Mercer -- The ethics of private property ought to guide all libertarians on the matter of immigration. They don't. An essential attribute of property and ownership is the right to more…

Displacing Americans

by Ilana Mercer -- In making their case for a free-for-all immigration policy, open-border libertarians usually confine themselves to insipid sentimental arguments. This manipulative fare is easy to dismiss. After all, saying more…

Rationalize with lies

by Ilana Mercer -- Some rather creative post-hoc arguments are being made to justify the unnecessary war the United States waged on a sovereign nation that had not attacked us, was no more…

Rank ratings: Debunking Alexa's Internet rater

by Ilana Mercer -- In short order, you'll hear some compelling reasons to doubt the popular Alexa Internet ranking system. But, first, don't fret: WorldNetDaily's cyberspace status is indisputable. The site is more…