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…

Repeal the abominable 16th Amendment!

by Ilana Mercer -- "The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and without regard to any census more…

Eminem loses his male bits

by Ilana Mercer -- Editor's note: The following commentary contains strong language that will be offensive to some people.Trust me – I'd never confuse weeny rebellion with authentic dissent. If fighting State-endorsed more…

Why voting doesn't count

by Ilana Mercer -- Writer Henry Lamb's boosterish gush about voting is typical of the confusion over the democratic process. Mr. Lamb does demonstrate a fleeting understanding of the principles undergirding a more…

Honk an apology for Honky

by Ilana Mercer -- They pursued the police tenaciously. They called in with tips about the murders. They even postponed scheduled executions in order to try and pierce Chief Charles Moose's resistant more…