Revolution by graft

by Benjamin Shapiro -- In March 1850, Karl Marx spoke to the Central Committee of the Communist League. In order to bring about true change, Marx stated, the world needed not a more…

Barack Obama: The black Jimmy Carter

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On Sept. 16, ex-President Jimmy Carter excoriated opponents of President Barack Obama as racists. "I think people who [attack] Obama have been influenced to a major degree by more…

Shapiro's Law: Obamaites must cite Bush

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On the Internet, there is a famous principle that has come to be known as Godwin's Law. Named after columnist Mike Godwin, the Godwin Law states that as more…

What Van Jones tells us about President Obama

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Late on Saturday, President Obama's hand-picked "green jobs czar," Van Jones, resigned. It was a week too late to prevent all the revelations about Jones: his admitted agreement more…

Obama racist against Latino farmers?

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Welcome to Mendota, Calif. Its population is 10,000. Most of its families work in farming; the town used to be called the "cantaloupe capital of the world." Today, more…

America loses its own hearts and minds

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Every insurgency has a long-term plan. That plan isn't military victory. It's tacit alliance with naysayers or sympathizers from the opposing force who are all too willing to more…

The Fannie Mae health system

by Benjamin Shapiro -- President Obama's "public option" health care plan has been temporarily shelved – or, at least, that's what his spokespeople would have us believe. Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of health more…

Obama's diversions no longer work

by Benjamin Shapiro -- President Barack Obama thinks of himself as a master political manipulator. And why shouldn't he? Since 2004, Obama has catapulted himself from unknown Senate candidate to occupant of more…

Obama hijacks 1st Amendment

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On July 22, 2009, President Obama held one of the most boring news conferences in the history of televised presidential events. For nearly 50 minutes, he blathered on more…

Obama, Gates and black guilt

by Benjamin Shapiro -- The situation in Cambridge, Mass., surrounding professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s arrest has been analyzed and reanalyzed from nearly every angle. The character of police Sgt. James Crowley more…