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…

Tuned-out, turned-on and hot for war

by Ilana Mercer -- Come to think of it, there's a discrepancy between Washington's treatment of North Korea and its treatment of Iraq only if one is searching for a just principle more…

Lancing the Lott

by Ilana Mercer -- "But Lot's wife looked back, and she became a pillar of salt." (Genesis 19:25-27) It's all over now: Lott fleetingly looked back in time and turned to salt, more…

Saddam's sibling rivalry

by Ilana Mercer -- Editor's note: You can now hear Ilana Mercer every Thursday as a weekly regular on the Mark Scott Show!Publicly available CIA reports offer no fresh incriminating evidence against more…

Purging Paul O'Neill

by Ilana Mercer -- Dismissed Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill presents some strange contradictions. His opposition to a tax cut was reprehensible: Tax cuts, especially for those from whom the most money is more…

To be or not to be blown up

by Ilana Mercer -- An editorial in the Egyptian government paper Al-Akhbar celebrated the killing last week of "11 Israeli terrorists" and the wounding of dozens in "a martyrdom operation in occupied more…