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  • Ben Carson Is Right: Yes, Jews Should Have Had Guns In The Holocaust

    10/09/2015 1:54:29 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 56 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 9, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    On Thursday, Republican 2016 presidential contender Dr. Ben Carson stated on CNN that the Holocaust would have been less likely had Jews been armed. In his new book, A Perfect Union, Carson contends, Through a combination of removing guns and disseminating propaganda, the Nazis were able to carry out their evil intentions with relatively little resistance.
  • Ben Shapiro out, TruthRevolt in turmoil as Horowitz denies shutdown reports

    04/30/2015 4:45:24 PM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/30/15 | T. BECKET ADAMS
    Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro has resigned as editor-in-chief of TruthRevolt, a non-profit news website site that he co-founded just two years ago.Shapiro's departure from the young media group, which he launched in 2013 along with David Horowitz of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, comes amid the group's decision to let go of many of its writers and as Horowitz is hitting back against widespread rumors that the site is sinking.Although Shapiro's name is prominently displayed on the website's homepage, it is nevertheless a "project of the David Horowitz Freedom Center." Horowitz himself owns the site."I am no longer associated...
  • Private Emails Reveal SoS Clinton Aides Secret Spy Network (nothing about bridesmaid's dresses)

    03/28/2015 3:56:18 AM PDT · by Liz · 81 replies
    propublica.com ^ | 3/27/15 | JEFF GERTH w/ Sam Biddle of, Gawker
    Updated March 27 to include responses from the FBI and the State Department. Emails disclosed by a hacker show a close family friend was funneling intelligence about the crisis in Libya directly to the Secretary of States private account starting before the Benghazi attack. Starting weeks before Islamic militants attacked the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, longtime Clinton family confidante Sidney Blumenthal supplied intelligence to then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gathered by a secret network that included a former CIA clandestine service officer, according to hacked emails from Blumenthals account. The emails, which were posted on the internet...
  • UCLA Students Vote to Divest From Israel Hours After Synagogue Massacre

    11/19/2014 9:31:42 AM PST · by servo1969 · 25 replies
    truthrevolt.org ^ | 11-19-2014 | Jeremy Boreing
    Late Tuesday night, the student government at UCLA voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution calling on the university to divest from the State of Israel. The move, sponsored by the campus group Students for Justice in Palestine, passed on the same day that two Palestinian terrorists murdered five Jews, including three Americans, as they prayed in a synagogue in Jerusalem. This is the second time that students at UCLA have voted on the topic of divestment from Israel in the last year. A similar resolution failed to pass in February on a 7-5 vote after TruthRevolt's Ben Shapiro made...
  • Ben Shapiro: The Myth of the Tiny Radical Muslim Minority (video)

    10/15/2014 4:30:22 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 13 replies
    TruthRevolt.org ^ | 10-15-2014 | Ben Shapiro
    In the debut of Reality Check, Ben Shapiro takes on Ben Affleck and the myth that only a tiny minority of Muslims worldwide are radical.
  • Ben Shapiro on Israel Conflict: Obama Administration 'Borderline Jew-Hating'

    07/10/2014 11:14:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/10/14 | Breitbart TV
    Breitbart Senior Editor-at-Large and author of The People Vs. Barack Obama, Ben Shapiro, lambasted the Obama administrations anti-Israel, borderline Jew-hating policies in an appearance on the Thursday broadcast of Foxs The Kelly File. He criticized the president for failing to attach any conditions for aid to the Palestinian Authority, despite the fact that terrorist organization Hamas is a part of the unity government. He stated we are currently funding a terror group...they're currently firing rockets at Israel and our taxpayer dollars are going to that government.
  • Shapiro: We Live In An Era Where Private Views Can Ruin Your Career

    05/02/2014 7:17:54 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 5/1/14 | Paul Bois
    On Thursday, TruthRevolt Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro appeared on The Kelly File with Megyn Kelly to share his personal concerns about the possible slippery slope of the NBA slapping a lifetime ban on Clipper's owner Donald Sterling for racist views he expressed on an illegally obtained recording, rather than any racist actions he had taken. "What we are seeing here is that thoughts matter significantly more than actions," said Shapiro, before highlighting prior lawsuits against Sterling alleging racial discrimination toward minorities. "Now he says the wrong thing and the NBA wants to oust him. So we live in an era, unfortunately,...
  • The Faculty Lounge Administration

    03/05/2014 2:34:13 AM PST · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 4-5-2014 | Ben Shapiro
    On Sunday, Secretary of State John Kerry appeared on CBS's "Face the Nation" to respond to Russia's invasion of the Crimea region of Ukraine. "You just don't in the 21st century behave in 19th century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped up pretext," Kerry stated. He added, "It's an incredible act of aggression. It is really a stunning, willful choice by President (Vladimir) Putin to invade another country." So, what would the United States do about Russian aggression? America would consider dropping its scheduled attendance at the G8 meeting in Sochi, Kerry said: "He is not going to...
  • Ben Shapiro Crashes UCLA Divestment from Israel Hearing, Resolution Defeated 7-5

    02/27/2014 7:02:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 02/27/2014 | Paul Bois
    [Visit TruthRevolt.org.]On Tuesday night, the UCLA undergraduate student government heard public testimonies for nearly 9 hours — from 7 p.m. until 4 a.m. — on whether or not the university should go forward with a resolution to boycott and divest from businesses that allegedly “profit from the Israeli occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.”The meeting, attended by over 500 people, began at 7 p.m. Tuesday night and ended 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Ben Shapiro, TruthRevolt.org Editor-in-Chief and UCLA alum, crashed the divestment hearing to blast both the student sponsors and those considering the anti-Semitic measure. Here’s the transcript: My...
  • Why Democrats Hate Work

    02/12/2014 4:10:54 AM PST · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 2-12-2014 | Ben Shapiro
    Last week, the Congressional Budget Office released a report discussing the ramifications of Obamacare. The report revealed that the work-hour equivalent of approximately 2.5 million jobs would disappear from the workforce, thanks to Obamacare, in a voluntary process in which employees would simply dump out of their jobs, knowing they could get health care through expanded Medicaid and federal subsidies they would lose by working. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., an ideological leftist thought leader, spun the report as a massive positive for Obamacare: "The single mom, who's raising three kids (and) has to keep a job because of health care,...
  • Ben Shapiro OUT at Breitbart News

    02/09/2014 4:24:21 PM PST · by servo1969 · 34 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2-9-2014 | Betsy Rothstein
    Ben Shapiro, the editor-at-large of Breitbart News, is parting ways with the company. He continues to be editor of the media watchdog group, TruthRevolt, the right-wing answer to the liberal Media Matters. TruthRevolt has no financial tie to Breitbart News and is a non-profit owned by David Horowitz. Shapiro began working for Breitbart News in February, 2012, just two weeks before Andrew Breitbart died. Shapiro was a longtime friend to Breitbart. The Los Angeles-based Shapiro, who also hosts a radio show on KTTH out of Seattle and is an attorney, declined to comment on the matter. In fact, when I...

    11/09/2013 5:55:21 PM PST · by 4rcane · 28 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2013/11/09/Ben-Shapiro-on-winning-debates-with-liberals This is the first time I heard of him. I'm impressed
  • Political Writers Now Blaming Shutdown on Racism - Ben Shapiro -

    10/16/2013 8:44:30 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 20 replies
    You Tube via Fox News ^ | 10-15-2013 | Megyn Kelly
    15 Days into the Federal Government Shutdown and the Main Stream Media is now blaming things on racism from the right. Ben Shapiro (Breitbart News Editor-at-Large) joins Megyn Kelly to weigh in with the facts.
  • Breitbart's Ben Shapiro This Month's Guest on C-Span's "In-Depth" Today

    08/31/2013 9:45:14 PM PDT · by Intolerant in NJ · 1 replies
    C-Span2 Book TV | 1 September, 2013
    Breitbart.com's Editor-At-Large Ben Shapiro is this month's scheduled guest on C-Span2's "In-Depth", set for noon EDT today, 1 September. The program features three hours of live discussion on Shapiro's thoughts and works, which includes his latest book, "Bullies". Shapiro will also respond to questions and comments from viewers.
  • Tel Aviv celebrates gay pride festival with record-breaking participation of 100,000

    06/07/2013 6:22:32 PM PDT · by haffast · 32 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | June 7, 2013, 8:05 am | Ricky Ben-David and Yoel Goldman
    Tel Aviv hosted its 15th annual Gay Pride Festival on Friday, with a record-breaking 100,000 spectators and participants attending the celebrations, including droves of tourists from all over the world. The Festival began at 10 a.m. at Gan Meir park, home to the citys gay community center, and featured performances, speeches and music. A massive parade of tens of thousands of participants started at 1 p.m., making its way from the park through central Tel Aviv and culminating at the iconic Gordon Beach. Attendees at the event included Finance Minister Yair Lapid, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, Minister of Culture and...
  • Did the Left Create Chris Dorner?

    02/15/2013 10:22:19 AM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    CNS News ^ | 2/15/13 | Ben Shapiro
    Last week, former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner went on a murderous rampage throughout Southern California, shooting seven people, including five members of law enforcement, killing three. Before he went on his spree, Dorner wrote a manifesto praising liberal policies on gun control, media personages including Piers Morgan and Chris Matthews and politicians including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. But the bulk of Dorner's manifesto centered on his hatred for the police department from which he had been fired in 2009. He claimed in the manifesto that the LAPD "has not changed since the Rampart and Rodney King days. It has...
  • Ben Shapiro: NBC News is a disaster area, an unholstered weapon for the left

    01/23/2013 9:10:29 AM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/23/13 | Jamie Weinstein
    Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro says in a new book that conservatives are getting bullied by the liberals even by mild-mannered NBC news anchor Brian Williams. Brian Williams is an excellent example of how the media bullies the right, said Shapiro, author of the new book Bullies: How the Lefts Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences Americans, in an email. He claims objectivity, but hes obviously a leftist. I dont mind bias Im biased. But I dont lie about it. He sits atop NBC News, then allows his news outlet to slander George Zimmerman as a white guy (hes...
  • Ben Shapiro Shows the Right How to Beat the Media

    01/11/2013 2:42:50 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 47 replies
    breitbart.com/Big-Journalism ^ | 1/11/2013 | John Nolte
    Forgive me for choosing a colleague and friend, but I've been waiting for exactly this kind of media appearance from someone -- anyone! -- on our side to make this point with, and it just so happens that last night it was Breitbart editor-at-large Ben Shapiro who delivered as perfect an example as one could ever hope for. This is a must-watch for the rest of this column to make any sense whatsoever. As one of our Founding Fathers once said, "Facts are stubborn things," and when faced with facts, calm logic, and someone fully prepared for the encounter, after...
  • In Debate with Breitbart's Shapiro, CNN's Piers Morgan Calls the Constitution 'Your Little Book'

    01/10/2013 9:49:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/10/13 | Joel B. Pollak
    You come in here, brandish your little book as if I dont know whats in there-- My little book? Thats the Constitution of the United States. Its our founding document, Piers. I know whats in your Constitution. Do you really? That was the climax of a heated debate between Breitbart News Editor-at-Large Ben Shapiro and CNNs Piers Morgan on live television this evening--one in which Morgan came off much the worse for wear. Shapiro began by pointing out that for weeks, Morgan had bullied guests who defend the right to bear arms by "standing on the graves of the children...
  • Ben Shapiro on Hannity: Weve Reached the End of Bipartisanship.Weve Reached the End of Civility

    01/09/2013 7:36:13 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/9/13 | Jim Hoft
    Ben Shapiro was on with Sean Hannity last night to discuss his new book Bullies: How the Lefts Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences America and to list the top five progressive bullies in America today. As a final question, Hannity asked Ben how do conservatives counter the progressive bullies today. Ben answered, We cant be civil with them. We cant. Weve reached the end of bipartisanship. Weve reached the end of civility. Its like the Geneva Conventions. These people are out of uniform. Once they exit the realm of civility they are now fair game. And its enough playing...
  • CNN Blames Culture of 'Manliness' For Belcher Murder/Suicide

    12/03/2012 6:39:38 PM PST · by chessplayer · 89 replies
    On Saturday, a rich 25-year-old man, Jovan Belcher, murdered his 22-year-old girlfriend, the mother of his child. First, columnist Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports suggested that this 25-year-old kid wasnt responsible for his actions it was the gun culture that was to blame. Then, Bob Costas of NBC repeats this idiotic notion, even though the 62, 228 lb. linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs could easily have murdered his girlfriend with a knife. Now CNN is getting in on the act. Leading their website this afternoon is an op-ed from Kevin Powell, former Democratic Congressional candidate in New York,...
  • 'Independent' Audience Asks Twice As Many Anti-Romney Questions

    10/17/2012 6:52:59 AM PDT · by DFG · 29 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/16/12 | Ben Shapiro
    Candy Crowleys disgraceful performance tonight masked her true failure: her failure to pick questions outside the Daily Kos mailbag. Heres the full list of questions she pre-screened from members of the independent audience. They got more and more egregious as the evening progressed. QUESTION: Mr. President, Governor Romney, as a 20-year-old college student, all I hear from professors, neighbors and others is that when I graduate, I will have little chance to get employment. What can you say to reassure me, but more importantly my parents, that I will be able to sufficiently support myself after I graduate? Romney answered...
  • Breitbart editor: We won't probe eligibility

    03/20/2012 4:07:23 AM PDT · by iontheball · 53 replies · 1+ views
    WND ^ | March 18, 2012 | Bob Unruh
    A new editor for Breitbart.com, reorganized quickly after the sudden death March 1 of founder and conservative activist Andrew Breitbart, says the issue of Barack Obamas eligibility simply doesnt matter. To my knowledge, theres no evidence. I just dont believe it, Ben Shapiro, newly named editor-at-large for Breitbart.com, told Mark Gillar during an interview on his BlogTalkRadio program.
  • The Vetting, Part I: Barack's Love Song To Alinsky

    03/04/2012 7:17:45 PM PST · by txroadkill · 63 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 3/4/2012 | Andrew Breitbart
    Prior to his passing, Andrew Breitbart said that the mission of the Breitbart empire was to exemplify the free and fearless press that our Constitution protects--but which, increasingly, the mainstream media denies us.
  • Where Have Our Cojones Gone?

    12/10/2011 8:23:52 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 41 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | December 7, 2011 | Ben Shapiro
    Last week in Boston, a seven-year-old boy named Mark got into a fight with a bully. The bully put his hands around the boy's throat and began to squeeze. That's when Mark fought back; he kicked his aggressor right in the family jewels. In a normal society, we'd celebrate Mark. Throw him a ticker tape parade or something. Bullies need a sharp kick to the testicles. That's how you convince them that bullying is wrong. But in Boston, Mark was charged with sexual assault.
  • Muhammad Hates Diversity

    11/29/2011 11:00:32 PM PST · by UltraConservative · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 11-30-11 | Ben Shapiro
    This week, in Oakland, Calif., America saw yet another stellar example of the glories of diversity. At a taping of a rap music video in that fair city, eight people, including a one-year-old child, were shot. When a classical music video goes wrong, somebody busts a string. When a rap music video goes wrong, somebody busts a cap. Such observations, however, are now taboo. We're not supposed to suggest that the rap culture is any different from the classical music culture or that one is better than another. As white guy John Kerry put it, "I think there's a lot...
  • Why You Should Quit College

    11/29/2011 8:06:19 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 61 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | 11-29-11 | Ben Shapiro
    Young people spend their time in college getting high, getting drunk, and getting off. So why shouldnt they major in it? This seems to be the philosophy of Yale University, where a doctoral candidate is leading a course titled Dance Music and Nightlife Culture in New York City. The class includes DJ speakers, trips to chic clubs Le Bain and the Boom Boom Room, and a seminar on Looks, Doors and Guest Lists: Getting Past the Velvet Rope. The teacher, Madison Moore, says hes worried about whether people will think this is serious. But its not just about getting drunk....
  • What About Newt?

    11/16/2011 7:44:16 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 21 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | 11-16-11 | Ben Shapiro
    With all the chaos surrounding the Republican nomination race, one thing is very clear: somewhere along the way, Mitt Romney made a Damn Yankees-like pact with Satan to score this group of individuals to run against. It is certain that a vast majority of Republican primary voters do not like Mitt Romney. In fact, we can go further they cant stand him. Thats why hes never broken 30 percent in any national poll of Republican primary voters. Thats why Tea Party support has shuffled from Michele Bachmann to Rick Perry to Herman Cain. Sadly, though, none of those candidates...
  • Inside Occupy Los Angeles: A Photo Journey Into The Heart of Darkness

    11/14/2011 7:15:09 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 17 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | 11-14-11 | Ben Shapiro
    <p>It was a bizarre juxtaposition. This Monday, I found myself in downtown Los Angeles while my wife, an Israeli green card holder, took her test for citizenship. It is a privilege to become a citizen of this country, she told me before heading into the immigration office. Across the street, hundreds of American citizens protested American capitalism at the Occupy Los Angeles protests. Their tent city stretched for blocks. Fortunately for me, I now had a couple of hours to kill and a camera in my car. Thus began my journey into the heart of moral and intellectual vapidity.</p>
  • The cats officially out of the bag as Hollywood execs out their political bias on the record

    06/06/2011 6:20:41 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 1 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-06-11 | Mataharley
    What fun! I get to play gossip entertainment news columnist on the Internet! Heaven knows, since the media's been great at blacking out real news, having more fun with the triple crown of sex scandals - Schwarzeneggar, Weinergate and John Edwards instead, I can't be too far out of the mainstream of what the public wants to read, right? I mean really... what possible value is there in covering the tanking US economy and growing dangers of the US foreign policy? But hey, since we're off in LaLa land for tabloid news, I might as well add my two cents...
  • Shapiro on Exposing the Hollywood Left: Tomorrow, There Will Be Tape

    05/30/2011 8:22:04 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 24 replies
    BenjaminShapiro.com ^ | May 30, 2011 | Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro's new book, "Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story Of How The Left Took Over Your TV" is going viral all over the world, thanks to yesterday's article in The Independent. Today, coverage extends to the UK Daily Mail, the New Zealand Herald, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Ottawa Citizen, the Ireland Journal, Australia's Herald Sun, and yes, Newser, among others. Newser says, "The writer interviewed dozens of leading industry figures, some of whom 'admitted' to presenting a left-wing bias in programing, Shapiro writes, as they seek to 'shape America in their own leftist image.' Not very successfully, apparently."...
  • Sesame Street "pumping out left wing messages"

    05/29/2011 10:06:23 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 38 replies
    The UK Telegraph ^ | May 29, 2011 | Nick Allen
    Conservative columnist and author Ben Shapiro accused television executives and writers of pushing a liberal agenda in several high profile American television entertainment shows. His book will show how the "most powerful medium of mass communication in human history became a vehicle for spreading the radical agenda of the left side of the political spectrum," according to the publishers HarperCollins. Shapiro interviewed dozens of leading industry figures, some of whom admitted to including a left wing bias in their shows. The results showed "unrepentant abuses of the Hollywood entertainment industry" and how movers and shakers in the television world tried...
  • Sesame Street's pinko puppets brainwash our kids

    05/29/2011 9:05:56 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 19 replies · 1+ views
    The UK Independent ^ | May 29, 2011 | Guy Adams
    The TV series Friends undermined family values; Sesame Street taught ethnic minorities about civil disobedience; Happy Days had a subtle anti-Vietnam subtext; and the 1980s cop show MacGyver tried to persuade pistol-packing Americans that guns are bad. That, at least, is the considered opinion of Ben Shapiro, an investigative author and right-wing columnist who will publish a detailed expos tomorrow telling how Hollywood producers, writers and actors have been secretly using TV to promote what he calls a "radical" left-leaning political agenda. Shapiro's book, Primetime Propaganda runs to 416 pages and revolves around comments by 70-odd industry heavyweights who he...
  • The Greediest Generation

    04/14/2011 7:23:31 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 46 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | 4-14-11 | Ben Shapiro
    Liberals of the Baby Boomer generation are fond of calling conservatives hypocrites. If a conservative sets a moral line with regard to sexual behavior, then falls short, Baby Boomer liberals point and shout and laugh with glee. If a conservative stands up against government spending, then has a home loan backed by Fannie Mae, Baby Boomer liberals suggest that the nefarious conservative doesnt mean what he says. If a conservative says that marriage should be reserved for a man and a woman, then gets divorced, Baby Boomer liberals shout that the conservative no longer has the right to argue for...
  • How Liberalism Will Kill Google and Facebook

    04/11/2011 9:32:29 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 23 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | April 11, 2011 | Ben Shapiro
    On April 5, President Obama kicked off his newly-minted presidential campaign by announcing that he would be conducting a Facebook town hall event streaming live via the website and via the White House website on April 20. Just to ensure that the Facebook audience recognizes that this isnt merely another media appearance but an endorsement of Obama by the Facebook executives, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg quizzed Obama before an audience of over 1,000 Facebook employees and other internet mavens. The recorded result will be chopped up and distributed via Facebook and the White House...
  • Hollywood's Red Dawn

    04/06/2011 1:01:27 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 7 replies
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | 4-6-11 | Ben Shapiro
    One of the most dangerous plots ever instigated for the overthrow of this Government has its headquarters in Hollywood. The year was 1945. The speaker was Rep. John E. Rankin (D-Mississippi). The forum was the House Un-American Activities Committee. Rankin was a racist, a bigot, and an overall nasty fellow. On this, however, he was absolutely right. The only problem is that he was 70 years too early. Of course, he was somewhat right when he spoke the words, too. Ronald Reagan was head of the Screen Actors Guild from 1947-1952, and again in 1959-1960. During that time, he watched...
  • PJM Exclusive: Congress Questions Obamas SEC Chief Embroiled in New Madoff Scandal

    03/03/2011 1:27:34 PM PST · by jazusamo · 3 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | March 3, 2011 | Richard Pollock
    Chairwoman Mary Schapiro's general counsel is accused of having a conflict of interest in the Madoff affair that Schapiro knew about. Two influential congressional leaders are directly challenging Security and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Schapiro as a new Bernard Madoff scandal engulfs the agency, this one involving charges of conflicts of interest by her own general counsel. Pajamas Media has obtained a copy of the letter sent to the SEC chairwoman. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) today sent a sharply worded joint letter to the SEC chief, demanding she explain why the she appointed General Counsel...
  • Miami Ponzi swindler gained cred with sports stars (Eric Holder mentioned)

    04/25/2010 8:24:09 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies · 409+ views
    Accused Ponzi swindler Nevin Shapiro had a knack for making prominent connections. Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade took rides on Shapiro's $1.5 million Riviera yacht. Shapiro, now jailed on federal charges, boasted of giving Shaquille O'Neal a pair of diamond-studded handcuffs as a birthday gift. Two sources recall a photo of the seven-foot-one NBA legend bench-pressing Shapiro like a dumbbell. And when Shapiro's sometime dining companion Carlos Noriega, Miami Beach police chief, met U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at South Beach's Prime 112 steakhouse, Shapiro was there to get his photo snapped with the nation's top law enforcement official, a...
  • Ben Shapiro hosting for Jerry Doyle today!

    03/23/2010 10:21:31 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 2 replies · 167+ views
    BenjaminShapiro.com ^ | 03-23-10 | Self
    Just got this in my email box. Shapiro hosted for Doyle yesterday and was awesome: We'll have on Congressmen Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI), and we'll tackle the latest triumphalism from the Obama White House over the destruction of America's health care system. We'll also have exclusive tape on President Obama's new judicial nominee who many say will be sitting on the Supreme Court within the next year -- and yes, he's a radical socialist! You can listen live here.
  • Don't Believe the MSM: John Patrick Bedell, the Pentagon Shooter, was no Right-Winger

    03/05/2010 1:58:38 PM PST · by UltraConservative · 27 replies · 1,158+ views
    BenjaminShapiro.com ^ | 03-05-10 | Ben Shapiro
    Cross-posted at BigJournalism.Already, the media has jumped on the John Patrick Bedell story, claiming that he was a raving right winger with virulent antigovernment feelings, as the Christian Science Monitor puts it. And, just as they did with the Joseph Stack case, theyre ignoring the evidence in order to come to that conclusion. John Patrick Bedell, whom authorities identified as the gunman in the Pentagon shooting on Thursday, appears to have been a right-wing extremist with virulent antigovernment feelings. If so, that would make the Pentagon shooting the second violent extremist attack on a federal building within the past month....
  • You Have No Right to My Property

    03/03/2010 10:07:40 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 7 replies · 584+ views
    BenjaminShapiro.com ^ | 03-03-10 | Ben Shapiro
    Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky.) is the most unpopular man in the Senate, according to his colleagues. "Today we have a clear-cut example to show the American people just what's wrong with Washington, D.C.," said Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash). "He's hurting the American people," spat Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine). What is Bunning doing that deserves such reproof? He has the audacity to stall a 30-day extension of unemployment and COBRA health care benefits on the grounds that the extension would add $10 billion to the federal deficit, which is already expected to hit $1.6 trillion this year. Majority Leader Sen. Harry...
  • Ben Shapiro Hosting for Jerry Doyle: Obama Politically Raping the American People

    02/26/2010 12:23:28 PM PST · by UltraConservative · 15 replies · 778+ views
    Vanity ^ | 2-26-10 | Ben Shapiro
    Shapiro's in for Doyle today. Making the case that Obama is politically raping the American people with health care.
  • Did Obama Just Throw Keynes Under the Bus?

    02/11/2010 8:14:01 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 36 replies · 1,278+ views
    BenjaminShapiro.com ^ | 02-11-10 | Ben Shapiro
    Today, President Obama made the most stunning remarks on the economy he has made during his tenure: "For growth to be truly sustainable -- for our prosperity to be truly shared and our living standards to actually rise -- we need to move beyond an economy that is fueled by budget deficits and consumer demand," the president said. "In other words, in order to create jobs and raise incomes for the middle class over the long run, we need to export more and borrow less from around the world, and we need to save more money and take on less...
  • Meghan McCain's Big Bust

    10/15/2009 11:18:44 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 43 replies · 3,707+ views
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 16, 2009 | Ben Shapiro
    Rule No. 1 for Being Taken Seriously: Don't post pictures of yourself on the Internet that are not safe for work (NSFW). Rule No. 2 for Being Taken Seriously: Don't whine and cry when people criticize you for posting NSFW photos. Meghan McCain doesn't know either one of these rules. But then, Meghan McCain doesn't know much of anything. McCain is obviously not the brightest bulb in the chandelier. This is a woman who, while appearing on Bill Maher's show, explained that she knew nothing about Ronald Reagan because "I wasn't born yet." (Paul Begala, no intellectual titan himself, quickly...
  • Why I Hate Obama's America

    10/14/2009 4:31:35 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 25 replies · 1,446+ views
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 14, 2009 | Ben Shapiro
    According to the left, I am now a member of a treasonous group. I cheered when President Obama and his newly-made over milquetoast wife made asses of themselves in Copenhagen while attempting to wheedle the Europeans into granting Chicago the 2016 Olympics. And I gnashed my teeth when the Nobel Prize Committee decided to fete Obama with the Peace Prize. So that makes me an America-hater. Why, oh why, do conservatives hate America so? asks Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post, singling out Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck as paradigmatic of the conservative hate America movement. The problem for the...
  • When Regulators Need Regulators

    05/20/2009 12:49:49 PM PDT · by h20skier66 · 4 replies · 558+ views
    Commodity News Center ^ | 5/19/2009 | James Bibbings
    Still No Accountability (excerpted from: http://www.commoditynewscenter.com/blogs/When_Regulators_Need_Regulators) Over the past couple of days the plot has once again thickened, and guess who is back at the center of it all? Mary Shipiro and her agency, the SEC. Didn't hear about what happened? Neither did anyone else. On Friday a story hit the wire late in the day and that has gone largely unnoticed. Around 6pm EST, both the New York Times and Reuters covered what happened and the stories were similarly titled "SEC Lawyers Investigated for Insider Trading." In a nutshell the story goes like this... What is the reason that...
  • Carl Shapiros Madoff accounts questionedFeds probe Boston donor

    05/19/2009 7:08:46 AM PDT · by ninonitti · 21 replies · 3,311+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Tuesday, May 19, 2009 | By Jerry Kronenberg
    Top Boston philanthropist Carl Shapiro is reportedly facing a criminal probe into his ties to Bernard Madoff, although experts say its not clear the 96-year-old Hub man will ever face charges. When you hit 96, I think you get some immunity, said Willis Riccio, former New England chief of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Shapiro is one of at least eight Madoff associates targeted by a probe into Madoffs $65 billion Ponzi scheme. Others include Shapiros son-in-law Robert Jaffe - a part-time Weston resident who allegedly served as Madoffs Hub salesman -...

    05/05/2009 3:22:26 PM PDT · by Cindy · 25 replies · 688+ views
    (AP) via YNET NEWS.com ^ | Published: 05.05.09, 22:55 / Israel News | n/a
    Spokesman Robert Wood says the top US diplomat for the Middle East Jeffrey Feltman and National Security Council member Daniel Shapiro are traveling to Damascus on Tuesday for their second visit to Syria since March. The trip was announced as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad arrived in Syria to meet with leaders of 10 hardline Palestinian groups.
  • Shapiro: Cool Versus Money For Social Networking Sites PalTalk, Facebook, Skype, YouTube

    02/20/2009 4:10:40 PM PST · by blondewithbrains · 4 replies · 450+ views
    Israel News Agency ^ | 17/02/2009 | Judy Shapiro
    By Judy Shapiro United States News Agency New York --- February 18, 2009...... I find myself in an usual business at a very unusual time. After spending years working with technology leaders in telecommunications, software and security, I wanted to explore the expanding role of social networks in our everyday online worlds. So I went looking for opportunities in this new cool space. Not so easy given my decidedly lack of coolness (I havent seen 20 something in a few decades). Yet nonetheless, in a sheer stroke of great luck and timing, I recently landed at Paltalk the leader...
  • Enough of Radical Islam

    12/03/2008 8:08:58 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 32 replies · 1,092+ views
    Creators Syndicate ^ | December 3, 2008 | Ben Shapiro
    Enough with the pseudonyms. Western civilization isn't at war with terrorism any more than it is at war with grenades. Western civilization is at war with militant Islam, which dominates Muslim communities all over the world. Militant Islam isn't a tiny minority of otherwise good-hearted Muslims. It's a dominant strain of evil that runs rampant in a population of well over 1 billion. Enough with the psychoanalysis. They don't hate us because of Israel. They don't hate us because of Kashmir. They don't hate us because we have troops in Saudi Arabia or because we deposed Saddam Hussein. They don't...