GOP: The party at the political center

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Americans are not an extreme lot. When it comes to elections, we never follow the Ralph Naders or George McGoverns or Pat Buchanans. The country never swings too more…

The Democrats' contract with America

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Democrats claim they have consistently lost elections over the past six years based on their inability to define a platform. Democrats were for the war before they were more…

Too close to call

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Three weeks from Election Day, control of the House and Senate is still up for grabs. Despite proclamations of an imminent Republican demise, Nov. 7 will not be more…

China and Russia: Kim enablers

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On Monday, North Korea announced its entry into the nuclear club, detonating a nuclear bomb equivalent to 500 to 1,000 tons of TNT, according to French estimates, a more…

What if Foley were a Democrat?

by Benjamin Shapiro -- The Democrats finally have their issue. Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., resigned his seat in the House of Representatives Friday after news leaked that he had sexually harassed an more…

Clinton's rage: Fake or real?

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Bill Clinton has always been a master of manipulation. Smooth. Articulate. Unflappable. And then, on Sunday, a few predictable questions from Fox News' Chris Wallace turned him into more…

Why there will never be a Muslim 'Gorbachev'

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Soviet General Secretary of the Communist Party Mikhail Gorbachev is the left's darling. For years, those loath to credit Ronald Reagan with ending the Cold War have labeled more…

Take your hands off my gender-bending fish!

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Last week, scientists in Washington, D.C., made a shocking discovery: Certain species of male fish in the Potomac River are developing female sexual traits. No, the male fish more…

Yes, America is an empire

by Benjamin Shapiro -- According to ABC News, 2008 presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., may have recently called his moderate-right credentials into question. "McCain has tapped a controversial academic to be more…