Coddling pedophiles

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Jack McClellan, 45, is a pedophile. For several years, McClellan ran a Washington-based how-to website for child molesters entitled "Seattle-Tacoma-Everett Girl Love." On the website, McClellan posted pictures more…

Why federal corruption is out-of-control

by Benjamin Shapiro -- This week, FBI and IRS agents searched the home of Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, 83. Stevens is under suspicion for his connection to Bill Allen, an oil state-services more…

Progressives' political trick

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Monday night marked the Democrats' most interesting debate to date – which is to say, the audience fell unconscious about halfway through, as opposed to during the opening more…

Dems' Iraq policy: The ultimate hypocrisy

by Benjamin Shapiro -- This week, Democrats broke out the cots and the s'mores, and held a big ol' Senate sleepover for surrender. By pushing an all-night Senate session purportedly designed to more…

American patriotism stands alone

by Benjamin Shapiro -- The American left is fond of bumper sticker slogans. One of their favorites comes from arch-wit Samuel Johnson, who once reportedly remarked, "Patriotism is that last refuge of more…

Stars and Stripes: The flag of liberty

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Hurrah for the flag of the free! On June 14, 1777, as the campaign for American freedom ground grimly forward, the Second Continental Congress adopted a resolution. "Resolved," more…

The big lie about the Great Depression

by Benjamin Shapiro -- In her vital and fascinating new book, "The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression," Amity Shlaes tells a story about national icon President Franklin Delano more…

Rotten to the core

by Benjamin Shapiro -- The battle over the Palestinian Arab territory in the Gaza Strip is a battle between extremists and more radical extremists. Last week, the extremists, led by Holocaust denier more…

Dreaming of a world without God

by Benjamin Shapiro -- There is a curious void in the modern American left. That void is the empty spot where God should be. The American left – and the Democratic Party, more…

John Edwards: Slimy demagogue

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On Sunday, June 3, eight contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination took the stage to battle one another for the approval of the American left. Sen. Hillary Clinton, more…