American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - September 18, 2018


Kavanaugh in the #MeToo Era
Mona Charen  Tweet

In the wake of the revelation of Christine Blasey Ford's identity, some have suggested that her allegation against Brett Kavanaugh will be handled more sensitively than such accusations once were thanks to the #MeToo movement. That may turn out to ...



The Charges Against Judge Kavanaugh Should Be Ignored
Dennis Prager  Tweet

Because even if true, what happened to her was clearly wrong, but it tells us nothing about Brett Kavanaugh since the age of ...



California's Bad Idea: Gender Quotas for Corporate Boards
Jeff Jacoby  Tweet

Does porcine male chauvinism exclude women from the highest ranks of American ...



The College Campus' Cult of Fragility
George Will  Tweet

Educational bureaucrats encourage students to take offense at ...



What The Times Misses About Poverty
Mona Charen  Tweet

It's an affecting story. Matthew Desmond, writing in The New York Times Magazine, profiles Vanessa Solivan, a poor single mother raising three children. Vanessa works as a home health aide, yet she and her three adolescent children are often reduced ...



Brett Kavanaugh Will Be on the Supreme Court; Merrick Garland Will Not
Erick Erickson  Tweet

By Oct. 1, 2018, Democrats will have one more grievance about which it can ...



Do Democrats Trust Midterm Polling?
David Limbaugh  Tweet

If midterm election polls increasingly show that Democrats are poised to regain control of the House, then why are liberals in panic ...



Nike Pays Kaepernick to Push Peddle False, Harmful Narrative of Police Brutality
Larry Elder  Tweet

The NFL's Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who started the phenomenon of NFL players kneeling during the playing of the national anthem, has finally signed a ...



School Disciplinary Policies Must Be Local
Star Parker  Tweet

The Trump administration is considering rescinding a Dear Colleague ...



Is the President a Bad Role Model for Children?
Dennis Prager  Tweet

"Most voters say President Donald Trump is not a good role model for children, according to a new Quinnipiac University ...



Memo to Dems: Upholding Norms Is a Two-Way Street
Mona Charen  Tweet

Many of the current president's critics on the left insist that they are standing up for norms of democratic conduct and for democracy itself. Some are sincere. Neal Katyal, for example, who served as principal deputy solicitor general in the Obama ...



This Is Not a Constitutional Crisis
Erick Erickson  Tweet

Do not let "senior" fool ...



Mr. Anonymous Exposes an Even Deeper State
David Limbaugh  Tweet

I find it appalling that Mr. Anonymous boasts of undermining this president and galling that he actually shows himself to be the very type of threat to the republic he claims President Trump ...



The White House Handshake That Made Everything Worse
Jeff Jacoby  Tweet

Twenty-five years on, Oslo is a monument to the folly of magical thinking in diplomacy. Land-for-peace was a deadly delusion. The crowd swooned at the White House that day, but it was Rabin whose instincts were right. He should have trusted his ...



Aretha's Funeral: Anti-Trump Bigots Hear Truth About the No. 1 Problem in the Black Community
Larry Elder  Tweet

President Donald Trump took a pounding at the services for Aretha ...



South Africa Question
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

What's needed most right now is for South Africans to adopt some of the principles enunciated by Nelson Mandela, one of which is, "You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of ...



The Flawed Retrospectives on John McCain
Star Parker  Tweet

I read this stuff and wonder where I was during those wonderfully tranquil, civil days gone ...



Clerical Cowards and Their Cover-up
Erick Erickson  Tweet

The church is exposed now to the devil, and regardless of your politics or faith, this is a scandal about which you should care deeply. It is exposing not just the church hierarchy but also the American media that once prided themselves on ...