Posts with the tag “ben-shapiro”
When Black Police Officers Kill a Black Man, That's White Supremacy
February 1st, 2023
By Ben ShapiroThis week, tape emerged from Memphis, Tennessee of five black police officers engaging in the beating of Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old black man. Nichols was pulled over for reckless drivi...
Racial Reparations Solve Nothing
January 18th, 2023
By Ben ShapiroThis week, the San Francisco African American Reparations Advisory Committee released a report calling on the city to pay every black resident $5 million and absolve all of their outstan...
Our Blundering, Intrusive Government
January 12th, 2023
By Ben ShapiroOur government seeks more and more control. Our government is not competent. These two statements are both true, and together amount to a nightmare for institutional credibil...
The Death of Eternal Truths and the New Paganism
January 4th, 2023
Ben ShapiroLast week, Pope Benedict XVI died at the age of 95, nearly a decade after stepping down as head of the Catholic Church. His life was marked by adherence to a belief in an eternal truth abov...
The Left's Big Pitch: Embrace a Worse Life in the Name of Equality
December 21st, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, The New York Times released a long expose of the shortcomings of the United Kingdom's National Health Service. Long cherished as a crown jewel of Left-wing governmental policy...
The Slippery Slope Never Ends
December 14th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroIn 2006, then-Sen. Joe Biden ranted against the supposed irrelevance of a proposed constitutional amendment to define marriage in federal law as one man, one woman. "We already have a la...
You Will Be Made to Celebrate
December 7th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroIn March 2013, nearly a decade ago, in this space, I made a prediction. "Within the next few months," I wrote, "Justice Anthony Kennedy will likely rule that same-sex marriage is ...
China Is Using Big Tech -- So Why Is the West Targeting Musk's Twitter?
November 30th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, the Chinese government activated its vast censorship apparatus to prevent dissemination of news regarding thousands of citizens taking to the streets to protest the CCP's zero...
The Left's Cynical 'Speech Is Violence' Ploy
November 23rd, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, another evil mass shooter unleashed horror at a gay club in Colorado Springs, killing 5 and wounding another 25. The shooter -- whose name I refuse to mention in order to disi...
The FTX Dog That Didn't Bark
November 16th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroIn Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous Sherlock Holmes tale, "Silver Blaze", the detective investigates the case of a murder of a horse trainer. At first, investigators presume that the murd...
The Red Fizzle
November 9th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThere was no red wave. There was no red tide. There was no red trickle. There was a fizzle. The 2022 midterm election fundamentals would have suggested a ringing Republican...
Why the Legacy Media Is Panicked About Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover
November 2nd, 2022
By Ben ShapiroIt has now been a week since Elon Musk took over Twitter, and the wailing and gnashing of teeth is still audible across the legacy media landscape. In one sense, that's rather shocking: ...
Joe Biden, Dylan Mulvaney and the Collapse of the West
October 26th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, President Joe Biden held an interview with a TikTok influencer named Dylan Mulvaney. Mulvaney is a man -- a former Broadway star in "The Book of Mormon" -- who less than a yea...
American Democracy Isn't in Peril -- So Long as Americans Talk to Each Other
October 19th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroAmerican democracy, we have been told, is in grave peril. It's a perspective we hear echoed dozens of times per day in the mainstream media: If this next election doesn't go precis...
America's Suicidal Energy Policy Has Very Real Costs
October 12th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroLast week, Saudi Arabia announced, in conjunction with OPEC+, that it would be cutting oil production in the face of dropping prices. That decision came in spite of the Biden White House...
Should the West Seek an Off-Ramp in Ukraine?
October 5th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroHow does the war in Ukraine end? This is precisely the question no one is supposed to ask these days. The supposition by our thought leaders seems to be that if we keep up the pres...
The International Anti-Woke Backlash
September 28th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, Italy prepared to welcome a new prime minister: 45-year-old Giorgia Meloni, leader of the right-wing Brothers of Italy party since 2014. Meloni is a populist conservative on i...
September 14th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroOn the 21st anniversary of Sept. 11, President Joe Biden repeated the same tired nostrums we have heard for the past several years on the anniversary of the worst terror attack in Americ...
Unserious Leadership in A Serious Time
September 7th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroWe live in a deeply serious time with deeply unserious leaders. Historian Niall Ferguson has written that the "extreme violence of the twentieth century" was precipitated by three ...
Joe Biden Is the Real Semi-Fascist
August 31st, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, President Joe Biden -- in search of a new label to pin on his political opponents after the failure of his "ultra-MAGA" branding, which prompted peals of laughter rather than ...
Those Who Want to Destroy the Constitution
August 24th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroOn Friday, The New York Times published its latest op-ed calling for the end of the Constitution of the United States. The authors, Ryan Doerfler and Samuel Moyn, teach law at Harvard an...
Salman Rushdie, Iran and Joe Biden
August 17th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroIn October 2018, agents of the Saudi Arabian government murdered columnist and Muslim Brotherhood fellow traveler Jamal Khashoggi in gruesome fashion. The fallout in the American media w...
The Day the FBI Raided Donald Trump
August 10th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, the FBI raided the Florida home of former President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago. They based their raid on the purported rationale that they suspected Trump of having mishandled...
Buzzword Foreign Policy Makes for Failure
August 3rd, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went to Taiwan, determined to make a statement about American support for the democratic country under constant threat from its tyrannical Chinese n...
The Chinese Know We're in Cold War II. It's Time for Us to Understand the Same.
July 27th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, the Chinese government announced its fierce opposition to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., visiting Taiwan. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said ...
Woke Academic Gobbledygook Makes You Rich and Famous
July 13th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, a professor went viral during congressional testimony regarding the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision overruling Roe v. Wade. During her testimony, professor Khiara Bridges of Be...
Why We Can't Have a Nice Independence Day
July 6th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroOn July 3, 1776, shortly after the approval of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail. "I am well aware of the Toil and ...
Roe v. Wade Is History, but the Abortion Debate Reveals Rot at America's Center
July 1st, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling overdue by some five decades, striking down Roe v. Wade (1973) and its constitutionally unsubstantiated "right to aborti...
The Death of The Elite \'Center\'
June 22nd, 2022
Ben ShapiroThe false center cannot hold. In France, President Emmanuel Macron has now lost his majority in the National Assembly; his party holds 245 seats in the lower house, but the Right hold...
Joe Biden's Economy Is a Disaster
June 15th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, the stock market took a turn into bear territory on the heels of yet another brutal monthly inflation report. With the Federal Reserve considering larger rate hikes in order t...
Is Ignoring The Other Side A Winning Strategy For The Left?
June 8th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, my company, The Daily Wire, premiered a blockbuster new documentary starring Matt Walsh. Titled "What Is A Woman?", the documentary investigates radical gender theory and its ...
The Anarchic Philosophy Behind 'LGBTQI Pride Month'
June 1st, 2022
By Ben ShapiroJune marks LGBTQI+ Pride Month -- a month honoring those who are "lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex." This ever-expanding rubric revolves around a particular value ...
The Elitists Who Want to Rule the World
May 25th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroKlaus Schwab is the head of the World Economic Forum; he founded the organization in 1971. Each year, the WEF hosts a massive conference in Davos, Switzerland, with thousands of world le...
The Media's Big Lie About the 'Great Replacement Theory' and Conservatism
May 18th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, a racist mass shooter massacred 10 people and wounded three others at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket. The shooter was a white supremacist; his hate-filled 180-page screed ab...
For the Left, Children Are Either Obstacles or Tools
May 11th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroIn the aftermath of a leaked Supreme Court draft majority decision prospectively overruling Roe v. Wade, the Left in the United States has gone into full-fledged panic mode. That outsize...
The End of the Road for Roe?
May 4th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, an anonymous leaker violated generations of Supreme Court norms by passing on to Politico a draft decision by Justice Samuel Alito in Dobbs v. Mississippi, the case considerin...
Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover Reveals the Left For What It Is
April 27th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, in one of the most shocking business moves in recent memory, Twitter reversed itself and decided to sell itself after all to Elon Musk, who paid some $44 billion for the privi...
The COVID-19 Authoritarians Panic over the End of the Mask Mandates
April 20th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, a federal judge in Florida finally struck down a federal mask mandate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An extensive number of executive branch agencies hav...
Yes, It's Biden's Inflation
April 13th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, America received news of yet another shocking inflation report: over the past 12 months, inflation has skyrocketed 8.5%, outpacing wage gains by 2.9%. That inflation has flood...
The Left Is the Culture War Aggressor
April 6th, 2022
By Ben ShapiroLast week, reporter Christopher Rufo released footage of top Disney employees vowing to inject their radical LGBTQ agenda into children's programming. Disney producer Latoya Raveneau tol...
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