American Federalist Journal
Wednesday - May 5, 2021


Biden's Era of Big Government
Star Parker  Tweet

When I began my work 25 years ago, my vision for fixing our poor, broken communities was driven by my belief in America and what made it ...



Due Process Is the Opposite of Social Justice
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

It has been two weeks since the conviction of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin for the second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter of George ...



Tim Scott Deserves Better
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

In the eyes of Scott's Democratic critics, a black Republican is an outrageous anomaly - and fair game for racist ...



Race Demagogues Are Poisoning Our Politics
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Our racial problem is getting worse, even as we strive as a nation to marginalize racism. ...



A Border Crisis of Biden's Own Making
Rich Lowry  Tweet

The administration is in full-blown denial over an entirely avoidable mess. ...



Team Biden Intends to Never Let Its Manufactured Crises Go to Waste
David Limbaugh  Tweet

My major takeaway from President Biden's joint address to Congress is that he and his handlers are continuing to employ the Democrats' primary strategy from the Obama years: Never let a crisis go to ...



The Media's Tucker Carlson Obsession
Erick Erickson  Tweet

Tune into CNN or MSNBC on a daily basis and you will find someone venting about what Tucker Carlson said the night before. The New York Times, The Washington Post, etc., vent daily about ...



COVID Conspiracists Are as American as Apple Pie
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Vaccine 'skepticism' and other coronavirus-related kookiness fit seamlessly in a long historical ...



American Universities Have Lost Their Prestige
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

Today's universities and colleges bear little if any resemblance to postwar higher ...



Maxine Waters' Anti-Cop Rhetoric is Getting Black People Killed
Larry Elder  Tweet

In June 2018, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., publicly exhorted her supporters to harass cabinet members of the Trump ...



The Trouble with the Tax Code Is the Tax Code
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

It's not that the IRS enforcement budget is too ...



The Circular Logic of Systemic Racism
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

Last week, ex-police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree ...



The Cops Shoot People of Different Races for the Same Reasons
Rich Lowry  Tweet

The media are cherry-picking officer-involved shootings to establish a narrative that runs counter to the ...



Joe Biden's Radical Gambit
Rich Lowry  Tweet

Where's the 'moderate' Joe who promised a return to ...



Affluence + Secularism = Boredom = Leftism
Dennis Prager  Tweet

Just as physicists look for equations to explain the natural world, I have always thought it useful to look for equations to explain human ...



Chauvin Defense Witnesses Face Post-Trial Intimidation Campaign
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

We have reached a dangerous pass if people are to be deterred from testifying on the 'wrong' side of politically fraught ...



Whither the WASP?
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The Republican Party could stand to rediscover the civic virtues of our erstwhile ruling ...



What the Media Didn't Tell You about the Chauvin Case
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

George Floyd should not have died, but the case does not stand as a totem of systemic racism. Here are the facts. ...