Ben Shapiro

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  • April 10, 2019

    The open borders agenda rears its ugly head

    Ben ShapiroWe should have an expedient system for determining the validity of asylum claims; we should give families the option of staying together in detention pending such determination. But Democrats in Congress refuse to act.

  • March 20, 2019

    How to silence debate, New Zealand edition

    Ben ShapiroHere's the truth: Radical Islam is dangerous. To conflate that obvious truth with the desire to murder innocents in Christchurch is intellectual dishonesty of the highest sort.

  • March 13, 2019

    Government isn't the social fabric

    Ben ShapiroContrary to the odd arguments we're hearing from socialists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the foundation of America's social fabric isn't built on expensive government programs. In fact, it's based on things like religious charities … and the free markets under capitalism, a system she says is "irredeemable."

  • February 13, 2019

    The Republican pouncing problem

    Ben ShapiroIt's a simple fact of politics that when people screw up, their political opponents react with alacrity. The problem is that whenever Democrats screw up, the media decides it's not a story. But when Republicans pounce on it? Now that's a story.

  • January 30, 2019

    The Democrats' radicalism problem

    Ben ShapiroDemocrats want to push radical leftist policies – like those being promoted by Kamala Harris – but they don't want the blowback such policies entail. They want to pretend that radical leftism is popular even as they implicitly acknowledge the fact that it's not all that popular.

  • January 16, 2019

    When checks and balances fail

    Ben ShapiroWhen checks and balances fail, damage is usually the result. That's why when it came to our system of government, the founders were so focused on creating gridlock.

  • January 10, 2019

    The scientific experts who hate science

    Ben ShapiroDestroy masculinity in order to destroy discrimination and depression. Feminize men, and indoctrinate boys. That's the conclusion of the supposedly scientific American Psychological Association.

  • November 08, 2018

    The myth of Obama, the myth of Trump, and the reality of elections

    Ben ShapiroThe "Obama Myth" leads Democrats to see President Trump's 2016 as an electoral aberration – which leads Republicans to believe in the "Trump Myth." The reality is that the electoral aberration wasn't Trump but Obama.