New slogans for Barack Obama

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Barack Obama's messianic tour of Europe is over. And, like Jesus, he has risen again – in the polls. According to Gallup's daily tracking poll, Obama is now more…

The greatness of 'The Dark Knight'

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Last Thursday night, my wife and I went to a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight" (warning: there will be mild spoilers). I'm normally an early-to-bed early-to-rise type, more…

I got married last week

by Benjamin Shapiro -- I got married last week. Hence my absence from this space for the first time in seven years. It was a beautiful wedding in Acre, Israel, overlooking the more…

Why America is the greatest country on Earth

by Benjamin Shapiro -- I was sitting at lunch with a colleague a few weeks back, and he mentioned that he did not understand the general media hubbub over Michelle Obama's unpatriotic more…

The patriotic Jew

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Why don't Jews believe in Judaism? A poll this week by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life contained some stunning results regarding American Jews: Six in more…

Why I'm voting Democrat

by Benjamin Shapiro -- A new video on YouTube is taking the Internet by storm. Entitled "I'm Voting … Republican," the satirical clip depicts actors playing conservative Americans of all shapes and more…

The 'pregnant man' freak show

by Benjamin Shapiro -- The media seem bizarrely obsessed with the story of "Thomas Beatie," aka Tracy Lagondino. Beatie, a woman who legally changed her sex to "male," retained all of her more…

Israeli settlements: Light in the darkness

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On Sunday, June 1, Israel announced plans to build over 800 homes in Jerusalem. And the international community proceeded to go ballistic. "Our position on the settlements is more…

Obama's disdain for the military

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Does disdain for the military matter anymore? If Barack Obama's candidacy is any indication, it does not. Sen. Obama gave a graduation speech at Wesleyan University on Sunday, more…

Open letter to Barack Obama

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Dear Sen. Obama, It is often politically inconvenient when someone tells the truth about you before millions of people. When President Bush spoke before the Israeli Knesset last more…