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…

Baraka the Banal, Establishment Boor

by Ilana Mercer -- Leftist writer Maralyn Lois Polak penned an adoring ode to Amiri Baraka, New Jersey's poet laureate, who found himself at the center of a furor over a recitation more…

Liberal illogic

by Ilana Mercer -- Writer Maralyn Lois Polak first caught my attention with her smarmy "Saint Martha, and the whores in the temple" column. Like many a media liberal, Ms. Polak proves more…

Truth obscured in Johnny Jihad's plea bargain

by Ilana Mercer -- There's a reason the American Constitution emphasizes "the right of trial by jury." The justice system's mandate is to unveil the truth. This can only be done in more…

Too bad, Mrs. Toogood, we're taking your kids

by Ilana Mercer -- Had I been caught on camera administering an admittedly vigorous hiding to my daughter, my first instinct would be to flee much like Madelyne Gorman Toogood did. Toogood's more…

The SEC's information socialism – part 2

by Ilana Mercer -- About Dr. Sam Waksal, ex-CEO of ImClone Systems, it has been said that his greatest gift is having the intellectual ability to see possibilities where others cannot see more…

Save America from the War Party

by Ilana Mercer -- By agreeing to allow the unconditional return of weapons inspectors, Iraq has done well to expose – sadly, not halt – the Bush administration's unstoppable agenda. This gesture more…

Patricide and prosecutorial misconduct

by Ilana Mercer -- When he discovered that he had unwittingly killed his father and married his mother, Oedipus Rex gouges out his eyes. Not unusual for a hero of Greek mythology, more…

Cradle of corruption

by Ilana Mercer -- When he called for the liberation of the world's poor from poverty at the U.N.'s World Summit for Sustainable Development, South African President Thabo Mbeki was not referring more…

Mutant Marxists in the 'Heart of Darkness'

by Ilana Mercer -- There's a Joseph Conrad kind of symbolism in the location of the United-Nations-sponsored World Summit on Sustainable Development. A collection of central planners has convened in Johannesburg, South more…