Playing ball with government

by Benjamin Shapiro -- This is the story of a bank. It wasn't one of those irresponsible banks that rode the subprime boom until the bottom fell out. It was a bank more…

Sean Penn and the Hollywood/government complex

by Benjamin Shapiro -- It is easy to mock the Academy Awards as an exercise in self-aggrandizement and decadent stupidity. It is easy to dismiss it as an increasingly irrelevant awards ceremony more…

Obama's stimulus creates useless jobs

by Benjamin Shapiro -- There's one reason, and one reason only, that President Barack Obama's "stimulus" passed so swiftly through Congress: Most Americans are worried about their jobs. And Barack Obama promises more…

Obama's 'stimulates' his political buddies

by Benjamin Shapiro -- President Obama says the "stimulus" package is designed to save the economy. He says the "stimulus" package contains no earmarks. He says "government is the only entity left more…

Finding the moderate Muslims

by Benjamin Shapiro -- In the aftermath of Sept. 11, President George W. Bush rushed to assure Americans that Islam was a religion of peace. In his first speech after the murderous more…

The day America lost the terror war

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On Nov. 4, 2008, America lost the war on terror. President Barack Obama's feckless, pathetically apologetic perspective on foreign policy spells the end of the quest for liberty more…

Obama's hubris spells his doom

by Benjamin Shapiro -- President Barack Obama's inaugural speech was supposed to be one of the great inaugural addresses of all time. It was supposed to encourage us, to inspire us. Instead, more…

The race hustlers are back at it

by Benjamin Shapiro -- President-elect Barack Obama hasn't taken office yet, and I already feel gypped. Now, it's not as though I expected much. I didn't expect Obama to know what to more…

Why Israel will lose – again

by Benjamin Shapiro -- It's deja vu all over again. At least that's how it always feels when Israel undertakes a major operation against the Muslim terror groups that surround it. Whether more…

The top 8 rules for good filmmaking

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Last week, I went to see the new, critically acclaimed film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." This movie has been touted as one of the best of more…