The Colosseum of courtroom cretins

by Ilana Mercer -- American mainstream media is a Colosseum of cretins. Take the attorney for the Trayvon Martin family, Jasmine Rand. Ms. Rand objected to the acquittal of Mr. Zimmerman, in more…

IRS? Demolish the den of iniquity

by Ilana Mercer -- House Republicans are waging a symbolic and futile battle to slash the Internal Revenue Service's budget by $3 billion. Republicans, according to reports, want the tax-collectors to pay more…

Independence and the Declaration of Secession

by Ilana Mercer -- "Tea party," "patriot," "Constitution" and "Bill of Rights": these keywords are the very stuff of the American Revolution, which took place during the last half of the 18th more…

Paula Deen, tell 'em all to go to hell

by Ilana Mercer -- I miss journalist Andrew Breitbart. Although he was not a libertarian, he was at least interesting, and certainly courageous. "Go to hell" was the late Mr. Breitbart's message more…

The Evergreen State's profligate oink sector

by Ilana Mercer -- By now, Americans with a modicum of cerebral alacrity have a sense of the attitude among Washington state Democrats toward the immutable right of the people to keep more…

Thank you for your service, Mr. Snowden

by Ilana Mercer -- A heroic American whistleblower chooses, oh-so wisely, to expose Uncle Sam's usurpations to the veteran reporters of the British Guardian and not to the partisan hacks of the more…

On the war path with Samantha Power

by Ilana Mercer -- Trust Republicans to give battle over the wrong broad and for the wrong reasons. Political posturing aside, Susan Rice, whom Barack Obama has appointed to be his national more…

Disarmed Brits can only shoot savage … with a camera

by Ilana Mercer -- A "frenzied machete attack." "The most appalling crime." "Sickening." "Barbaric." "A deluded, deranged act of violence." "Gruesome and shocking." These were press-cited descriptions of the butchering of a more…