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…

High crimes vs. Hillary & her husband

by Ilana Mercer -- I don't give a tinker's toss what's in Hillary's book. For this column, I haven't even googled the title of the tome that is the talk of the more…

Downsizing jobs, outsourcing lives: Part 2

by Ilana Mercer -- India and China are where the "new economy" is really humming. Columnist Paul Craig Roberts, a long-time chronicler of the trend, describes "dazzling new technology parks on the more…

Downsizing jobs, outsourcing lives

by Ilana Mercer -- The wholesale exporting of manufacturing jobs from the U.S. to countries where labor is cheap was easier for this writer to chalk up to the smooth workings of more…

Deficit disorders

by Ilana Mercer -- The guy on one of those policy-bereft-of-principle debates plaguing television had me confused. He was saying that the dot-com bust of the 1990s is a big factor in more…

Unnatural lawlessness

by Ilana Mercer -- When the Germans come to stay at "Fawlty Towers," Basil Fawlty, the quirky hotel manager in the classic British comedy, is adamant to put his best foot forward more…