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  • A Regional Solution to the Major Conflict In the Middle East and the General Problem Of Terrorism.

    07/13/2004 8:53:02 AM PDT · by APRPEH · 1 replies · 330+ views
    Israpundit ^ | 06/30/2004 | Jay Shapiro
    please see the link for a lengthy and thoughtful essay on terrorism and the regional Middle East Conflict
  • SHAPIRO ASSAULTS THE BRAINWASHERS

    06/10/2004 5:04:34 PM PDT · by KMC1 · 160+ views
    Crosswalk ^ | 6.10.2004 | Kevin McCullough
    Ben Shapiro has cracked one more almost unscalable wall. The DRUDGE REPORT has on its front page the brand new Associated Press, interview piece with Shaprio. (Linked here) It is particularly funny how the reporter says the book "Spikes" after Ben appears on different radio shows. It is partly true...after Ben appeared on The Kevin McCullough Show he jumped 25 spots on the Amazon.com list. Big Congrats to Ben for sticking his ground, hanging tough and writing such a funny and worthy read...
  • Brainwashed -- Author Ben Shapiro tells us how universities indoctrinate America's youth.

    05/13/2004 12:43:01 AM PDT · by rdb3 · 7 replies · 199+ views
    FPM ^ | May 13, 2K4 | Jamie Glazov
    BrainwashedBy Jamie GlazovFrontPageMagazine.com | May 13, 2004 Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Ben Shapiro, the author of the new book Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America's Youth.FP: Mr. Shapiro, welcome to Frontpage Interview.Shapiro:  It’s an honor and a pleasure.   FP: Tell us about the ingredients of your own life that motivated you to write this book. Shapiro:  I’ve spent some time in public school, and having seen the liberal propaganda put out by lower public education, I thought I knew what I would get when I set foot on UCLA’s campus.  But I was totally unprepared for the level of radical leftism...
  • Guess Who is Speaking at the PSM Conference at OSU?

    10/30/2003 7:35:11 PM PST · by stevejackson · 6 replies · 235+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 30, 2003 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    Guess Who is Speaking at the PSM Conference at OSU? By Andrew L. Jaffee, October 30, 2003 Home   Search   Forum   Terms The Palestinian/Palestine Solidarity Movement (PSM) movement has lined up a list of very questionable speakers (list; schedule) for their planned conference at the Ohio State University (OSU) on November 7th - 9th. This is not surprising, given the PSM's and parent International Solidarity Movement's (ISM) known support for terrorism, illegal activities, and sometime enabling of terrorism. Adam Shapiro, an ISM co-founder, will be speaking on Sunday, November 9th. Here are some quotes Shapiro has made in the past: This is no...
  • Barney's frank is cooked

    07/23/2003 9:49:38 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 42 replies · 484+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2003 | Ben Shapiro
    Barney's Frank is cooked July 23, 2003 | Print | Send "I wouldn't know him if I saw him," says Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) of Boston radio talk-show host Chuck Morse. But Morse definitely recognizes the ultra-leftist Frank -- Frank is in Morse's political crosshairs. The talk-radio host is challenging Frank for the Massachusetts 4th District seat in 2004. "Barney Frank's policies are hurting America," Morse told me on Monday. "Barney Frank has voted for appeasement," says Morse. "He's voted against every defense budget going all the way back to Ronald Reagan." Morse points out that Frank is the author...
  • The Pledge of Allegiance

    07/02/2003 1:28:35 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 26 replies · 250+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | July 2, 2003 | Ben Shapiro
    I pledge allegiance Marine Lance Cpl. O.J. Santa Maria stood up from his bed, where he was receiving an intravenous blood transfusion. The native Filipino machine-gunner had been wounded in Iraq, his humerus bone shattered by shrapnel. Now, back in the United States, the Purple Heart-winner was becoming an American citizen. When doctors told him to sit down, Santa Maria refused. "It's for the respect," he said. "I'm taking an oath to the Constitution of the United States of America." Halfway through the ceremony, Santa Maria broke down and began to cry. To the flag of the United States of...
  • We're not in Mogadishu anymore, Toto

    04/09/2003 12:01:14 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 11 replies · 286+ views
    Town Hall ^ | April 9, 2003 | Ben Shapiro
    The gloves are coming off. Since the war began, the United States military and the Bush administration have focused on saving Iraqi civilians, even at the cost of American lives. That strategy has worked brilliantly; photos of cheering Iraqis greeting their American liberators continue to flow into newspapers. But now that the war has finally gotten down to the nitty-gritty, we're pulling no punches. Saddam Hussein, al Qaeda and much of the Arab world thought that the war in Iraq would turn into one large-scale Mogadishu. They had good reason to believe it. For a decade, the U.S. leadership had...
  • The PETA Nazis

    03/05/2003 7:54:12 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 41 replies · 524+ views
    Town Hall ^ | March 5, 2003 | Ben Shapiro
    You've seen pictures of Jews from the Holocaust: starving, living skeletons, dead men walking, bloated stomachs protruding over shrunken genitals. Or disease-ridden bodies, two to a bunk, no teeth, shaved bald. Or piles and piles of bodies in a heap, Nazis standing nearby, smiling. Now think of a cow. Or a chicken. Or a pig. You eat those animals, don't you? You enjoy chicken marsala, or a nice juicy steak, or pork rinds. Then, you're a Nazi, too. You might as well have shoved Jews into gas chambers and then burned their bodies to ashes in ovens. That's what People...
  • Music Legend Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting

    02/03/2003 7:29:43 PM PST · by Lonesome in Massachussets · 18 replies · 257+ views
    knbc. ^ | 3 Feb 2003 | knbc
    Music Legend Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting Spector To Be Represented By Robert Shapiro UPDATED: 4:53 p.m. PST February 3, 2003 LOS ANGELES -- Phil Spector, the legendary record producer whose "Wall of Sound" helped change the sound of pop music in the 1960s, was booked for investigation of murder Monday in the fatal shooting of a woman at his hilltop mansion, deputies said. A weapon was seized. Spector, 62, was arrested around 5 a.m. at the castlelike estate in a suburb about 15 miles northeast of Los Angeles, county sheriff's Sgt. Joe Efflandt said. Shortly after 5 a.m....
  • Building mosques on lies

    01/29/2003 12:19:12 PM PST · by UltraConservative · 8 replies · 716+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | January 29, 2003 | Ben Shapiro
    What is the most common factually incorrect statement used by the mainstream media? It crosses ideological lines. Both CBS and Fox News state it. So do Reuters and the Washington Times. It has so pervaded popular culture that the vast majority of people have no idea that this "fact" is a canard. It is a falsehood with global implications. What is this lie? That the Western Wall in Jerusalem is the holiest site in Judaism. The holiest site in Judaism is not the Western Wall but the area behind it: the Temple Mount, the site of the now-destroyed Holy Temple....
  • Israeli settlements and the forces of light

    01/09/2003 8:59:02 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 4 replies · 287+ views
    Town Hall ^ | January 9, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    Staff Sgt. Noam Apter was a handsome 23-year-old officer in the Israeli Defense Force. A scholar and warrior, Apter studied for his rabbinic degree at the yeshiva in Otniel, a Jewish settlement in the south hills of Hebron. On Dec. 27, 2002, Apter was learning at the yeshiva with his friends and comrades while on unpaid leave from the IDF. That night, as the Jewish Sabbath began, the entire yeshiva sat down to the traditional Friday night meal, a joyous meal of song and dancing. Apter was on kitchen duty and brought out the food to over a hundred assembled...
  • Incumbent protection racket worked well Tuesday

    11/08/2002 3:38:31 PM PST · by BraveMan · 17 replies · 248+ views
    USA Today ^ | November 8, 2002 | Walter Shapiro
    <p>WASHINGTON — For those who enjoy witnessing the formation of political cliches nothing matches being in Washington right after an election. Partisan theorists lay down their interpretations like wet cement and hope that they harden into the conventional wisdom.</p> <p>The Incumbent Protection Racket: The economy may be in the doldrums, but Congress has become virtually a layoff-free zone. Only eight of the 389 House incumbents who sought re-election were defeated, and half of those ran against other incumbents because of redistricting. Politicians crave job security, but a system built around safe seats deprives most voters of a meaningful choice.</p>
  • New strategies in Israel

    10/24/2002 11:28:11 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 8 replies · 243+ views
    Townhall ^ | October 24 | Ben Shapiro
    With the latest attack on Israelis by Palestinian terrorists, it is time to re-evaluate Israel's current strategy with regard to the intifada. And it is time for America to re-evaluate its plan for peace in the Middle East. Israel's strategy under Ariel Sharon has been one of defensive retaliation. Mass movement of Israeli troops into Palestinian controlled areas has occurred only after Palestinian suicide attacks against Israelis. It has not been completely unsuccessful. With each incursion, Israeli troops have been able to target and either arrest or kill Palestinian terrorists and scatter others from their comfortable nests. Still, it hasn't...
  • Left behind: The democratization of the media

    10/15/2002 9:42:38 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 33 replies · 709+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | October 16, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    The Internet and talk radio have brought with their rise a new kind of media democracy, where privilege and education do not make kings. For the past decade, a growing number of citizens have tuned in to Rush Limbaugh or logged on to the Drudge Report for their news. And the left doesn't like it one bit. It is becoming increasingly obvious that the information superhighway can help shape global values. That is why China now bars minors from Internet cafes and forces cafes to close by midnight, as well as prohibiting their location within 124 feet of schools. China's...
  • 'Darkman' vs. 'Marathon Man'

    10/03/2002 7:46:26 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 5 replies · 202+ views
    Townhall ^ | October 3, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    I don't normally look for deep messages in movies, aside from "The Godfather," which contains most of the lessons anyone needs in life. But the contrast between "Darkman," starring Liam Neeson, and "Marathon Man," starring Dustin Hoffman, is interesting, especially in light of the current debate on Iraq. In "Marathon Man," Dustin Hoffman plays a university student studying for his Ph.D. His brother, a U.S. undercover agent played by Roy Scheider, is killed by Lawrence Olivier, a former Nazi looking to reclaim jewels stashed in a New York bank. To make a long story short, the last scene opens with...
  • Without God, 9-11 is only the beginning

    09/11/2002 7:22:55 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 52 replies · 396+ views
    Townhall ^ | September 11, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    The Islamic terrorists who attacked us on Sept. 11 thought that America was a weak country, fat and complacent. Maybe they were right. People say everything changed on Sept. 11. It isn't true. Things just came sharply into focus. For a brief moment, Americans came together against a common enemy. We weren't afraid to call evil by its name or to confront it. We united under God. And then, we spent the past year trying to forget our righteous anger and return to our former complacency. When President Bush urged us to go on with our lives, he didn't mean...
  • A Reaganesque Appeal on Iraq

    09/04/2002 9:06:08 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 3 replies · 218+ views
    Townhall ^ | September 4, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    townhall.com Ben Shapiro (back to story) September 4, 2002 An attack on Iraq is imminent, and the foreign-policy wonks are arguing over whether President Bush needs congressional approval. Some feel that Bush should use last year's Sept. 14 congressional resolution, which authorized military action against whatever President Bush deems a legitimate terrorist target. Others say the president should use the 1991 resolution allowing use of force against Saddam Hussein. Some liberal pundits even suggest that President Bush must get a congressional declaration of war. President Bush does not need congressional approval, nor should he seek it. President Bush should place...
  • Are we returning to the Cold War?

    08/23/2002 8:34:34 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 10 replies · 221+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | August 23, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    http://www.NewsAndOpinion.com | Amid all the hubbub about corporate corruption, Martha Stewart and an impending attack on Iraq, the biggest development of the last decade is being overlooked: Russia is renewing her relations with America's enemies. Fire up the time machine because we're returning to the Cold War. Even amid widespread speculation of an American invasion of Iraq, Russian President Vladimir Putin will soon ink a $40 billion trade deal with Saddam Hussein's regime. For years, the Russians have been strong trade partners with Hussein, ignoring U.N. sanctions and continuing to consume Iraqi oil. As Iraqi Foreign Ministry official Abbas Khalaf...
  • Keep baseball American

    08/08/2002 9:35:44 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 75 replies · 952+ views
    Townhall ^ | August 7, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    Baseball is America's national pastime for many reasons. It's the most intelligent major sport. It encourages personal achievement just as much as team play. When a pitcher and hitter square off, it's one on one, a showdown. But there's another reason baseball is America's sport: It's the most capitalist of all the major sports. Football has salary caps and complete parity. Basketball has salary caps for players and high taxes for owners exceeding a maximum payroll. Baseball has none of these. Some might say that this is baseball's problem. It's why baseball is the only major sport that has real...
  • "There oughta be a law"

    07/31/2002 10:38:23 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 6 replies · 224+ views
    Townhall ^ | August 1, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    On July 27, a plane at an air show in Ukraine plowed into a crowd of spectators, killing 78. CNN.com's "Quick Vote" poll question asked: "Is it time for a ban on public air shows?" Two days later, on July 29, a pilot for Delta Air was arrested after he attempted to board and fly a plane while drunk. CNN.com's query: "Should the FAA require alcohol testing for all pilots?" On July 30, President Bush signed a corporate-reform bill into law. CNN.com's poll question: "Will corporate-reform legislation boost investor and consumer confidence?" Notice a pattern here? In each of these...
  • Bond, as in bondage

    07/14/2002 11:50:02 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 5 replies · 305+ views
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 10, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    July 8, more than any day in recent memory, demonstrated the need for the black community to discard the leadership of people like Julian Bond. That day marked the 93rd annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The convention was crudely titled "Freedom Under Fire." The venomous chairman of the NAACP, Julian Bond, was typical of the conference, lambasting the Bush administration, corporations, black conservatives and white males across America. Bond began by comparing Texas' homegrown presidents: "from the mighty oak of civil rights, Lyndon Baines Johnson, to Bushes." A tacky pun but not a...
  • Letter from Palestine?

    06/28/2002 10:51:56 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 3 replies · 281+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | June 28, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro http://www.NewsAndOpinion.com | JUNE 2005, JERUSALEM I'm writing to you from Jerusalem, where I recently interviewed Israeli Prime Minister Effie Eitam . Eitam entered the Israeli government as minister-without-portfolio in the government of Ariel Sharon in 2002 and as a member of the National Religious Party. After the Palestinian intifada intensified during the fall of 2002, Sharon called new elections. Likud won a plurality and formed a coalition with the other right-wing parties in Knesset. Sharon made Eitam minister of defense. In the winter of 2003, the largest terrorist attack in Israeli history took place in Haifa, with nearly...
  • Bush's peace plan: three years later

    06/27/2002 9:49:19 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 9 replies · 272+ views
    Townhall ^ | June 27, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro June 27, 2002 Bush's peace plan: three years later JUNE 2005, JERUSALEM -- I'm writing to you from Jerusalem, where I recently interviewed Israeli Prime Minister Effie Eitam. Eitam entered the Israeli government as minister-without-portfolio in the government of Ariel Sharon in 2002 and as a member of the National Religious Party. After the Palestinian intifada intensified during the fall of 2002, Sharon called new elections. Likud won a plurality and formed a coalition with the other right-wing parties in Knesset. Sharon made Eitam minister of defense. In the winter of 2003, the largest terrorist attack in Israeli...
  • Are the Ivy Leagues contributing to America's insecurity?

    06/24/2002 9:25:31 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 14 replies · 244+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | June 24, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    http://www.NewsAndOpinion.com -- When the United States builds a missile-defense shield, it should leave a small hole right above Harvard University -- and Yale, Stanford, Columbia and Brown. Each of these institutions bans the U.S. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) from conducting classes on its campus. Until they let ROTC back on campus, let them defend themselves. Now, when America is under attack, it is vital that America's youth know the military personally, rather than buying professorial slander about the military-industrial complex and the "dark side" of the U.S. armed forces. Still, many top-notch universities ban ROTC. Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia...
  • Banned on campus

    06/20/2002 7:50:21 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 17 replies · 294+ views
    Townhall ^ | June 20, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    When the United States builds a missile-defense shield, it should leave a small hole right above Harvard University -- and Yale, Stanford, Columbia and Brown. Each of these institutions bans the U.S. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) from conducting classes on its campus. Until they let ROTC back on campus, let them defend themselves. Now, when America is under attack, it is vital that America's youth know the military personally, rather than buying professorial slander about the military-industrial complex and the "dark side" of the U.S. armed forces. Still, many top-notch universities ban ROTC. Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia and Brown...
  • "Saudi Gall and Clintonian Malfeasance"

    06/06/2002 8:11:51 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 4 replies · 186+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 6/6/02 | Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro (back to story) June 6, 2002 Saudi Gall and Clintonian malfeasance On June 25, 1996, a massive blast shook Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The explosion, caused by a truck bomb, tore through a military compound housing American, British, French and Saudi troops, leaving devastation in its wake. Nineteen American airmen were murdered, and 64 more people were wounded. President Bill Clinton vowed, "We will pursue this. America takes care of our own. Those who did it must not go unpunished." He then expressed thanks and praise "for the professionalism shown by the Saudi authorities and their reaction to this...
  • "Kill the Jews"

    05/03/2002 11:22:39 AM PDT · by UltraConservative · 62 replies · 1,171+ views
    Opinion | May 3, 2002 | David Shapiro
    Kill the Jews. Itbach-al-yahud. Kill the Zhid. Judenrein. The words change but the message is the same. Kill the Jews. "I am a Jew. My father is a Jew." Okay, Mr. Pearl, off with your head. You would think that after thousands of years of killing Jews, the world might get tired of it. But sooner or later, killing Jews becomes the world's favorite sport. To paraphrase Tevye, "You may ask, why does the world relish such an act?" After all, people don't continue doing something ad infinitum unless there is some pleasure in doing so. Why Jews specifically? Why...
  • Le Pen's Ranking Shows France's True Colors

    04/29/2002 2:09:49 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 32 replies · 368+ views
    UCLA Daily Bruin ^ | April 29 | Ben Shapiro
    ELECTION: France can't claim to be beacon of morality, sophistication Ben Shapiro Shapiro is a second-year political science student. E-mail him at frumfiddle@aol.com. France is supposed to be the world capital of sophistication. Their public sneers at brutish American policy. They hesitate to support any war on Iraq. They refuse to turn over suspected terrorists to American courts for fear of the cruel American death penalty. They scoff at Israel's right to self-defense, which is so un-chic. All of this explains why the most recent political developments in France have been so satisfyingly surprising. In the latest French presidential election,...
  • Bush's cloning ban is morally correct

    04/15/2002 1:41:29 PM PDT · by UltraConservative · 17 replies · 589+ views
    UCLA Daily Bruin ^ | 4/15/02 | Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro Shapiro is a second-year political science student. E-mail him at frumfiddle@aol.com. George W. Bush is back in a big way. With his call for a complete ban on human cloning, even for research purposes, Bush sounded the political shot heard around the country. He simultaneously revived his reputation as a moral thinker unburdened by political jousting, slapped the pro-abortion lobby in the face, and forced the Democrats in Congress to open debate on his agenda. Over the last few months, Bush seemed to be experiencing the kind of political drift toward the left that sank his father in...
  • Reparations lawsuits hurt blacks

    04/01/2002 9:32:36 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 27 replies · 513+ views
    UCLA Daily Bruin ^ | April 1, 2002 | Ben Shapiro
    Blame everyone else. Shirk responsibility. These are the themes of the slavery reparations movement, which seeks to suck money from industry in a wrongful shakedown. By defaming companies for their involvement in the slave trade centuries ago, liberal black leaders attempt to deflect attention from their own failures – failures in stopping single motherhood, in decreasing poverty, and in fostering trust in the American meritocracy. Our overworked legal system is once again being burdened with baseless lawsuits concerning the issue of slavery reparations. On March 26, three federal lawsuits were filed on behalf of the 35 million descendants of African...