Ben Shapiro



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  • May 30, 2019

    What we can learn from the European Union

    Shapiro

    The burgeoning conflict within the EU should provide the United States with an object lesson: When you maximize the power of the federal government at the expense of the states, you maximize the possibility of polarization. 

  • May 22, 2019

    No, abortion isn't a constitutional right

    Shapiro

    It's an odd spectacle these days. Those on the political left are declaring that the Constitution enshrines a right to abortion ... yet they argue it does not include a right to bear arms, a right to freedom of political speech, a right to retain property free of government seizure, or a right to practice religion.

  • 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.

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