Betraying brave boys

by Ilana Mercer -- War makes the memories of the boys I knew – and who are no longer alive – come flooding back. I grew up in Israel, and lived through more…

The Jewish connection

by Ilana Mercer -- Patrick Buchanan issued a passionate "J'accuse" against the neoconservative "cabal" in the Bush team. His persuasive polemic in the American Conservative identified the clique as consisting of Jews more…

'Just War' for dummies

by Ilana Mercer -- Without let, the United States continues to bully its way to war, bribing one opponent (Turkey) with American taxpayers' funds and thus attempting to suppress and subvert a more…

Immolation by immigration

by Ilana Mercer -- There has been some fuss about the qualifications of Eduardo Aguirre, President Bush's newly appointed head of the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services. Much of the fuss, more…

Wacko Jacko's child play

by Ilana Mercer -- What a relief it was when the peerless broadcaster Maury Povich took up the cudgels in defense of pop singer Michael Jackson. The no-nosed Jackson had come short more…

U.S.: Global governor?

by Ilana Mercer -- The question of American national sovereignty vis-?-vis the U.N. is particularly timely as the calls to ignore the U.N. grow louder every day. The nattering about the threat more…

Much ado about conservatives and pop culture

by Ilana Mercer -- Conservatives are "losing a whole generation of students or are severely impairing their ability to speak to them by not being able to speak to students in their more…

Dumb and dirty neocon artists

by Ilana Mercer -- The syntax-challenged Darell Fowler is one of the more enlightened neoconservative responders to my "Tuned-Out, Turned-On, and Hot for War." And that's not saying much, considering that the more…

Bush's affirmative action ambush

by Ilana Mercer -- In what is surely an unusual move, given that the Bush administration has no legal involvement in the case, the president has announced his intention to file a more…