American Federalist Journal
Friday - January 15, 2021

I Have a Dream
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

Letter from Birmingham Jail
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

How does one determine whether a law is just or unjust? A just law is a man-made code that squares with the moral law or the law of God. An unjust law is a code that is out of harmony with the moral law. To put it in the terms of St. Thomas Aquinas: An unjust law is a human law that is not rooted in eternal law and natural law.

Circling the Drain
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Observations on what seems to be a Trump family obsession. ...

The Pope Was Arrested?
Erick Erickson  Tweet

The Problem with 'Insurrection' in the Impeachment Article
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The Democrats' language could have implications for people other than the president. ...

President Trump's Masada Moment
Star Parker  Tweet

There seems to be only one area of common ground in our country today: agreement that something is ...

Impeach, Convict, Remove
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

And if there isn't time for removal, he should still be impeached and convicted, ...

Don't Play Pelosi's Game of Politicized Impeachment
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

If there must be an impeachment then it should be a real impeachment, not a political exhibition and not a partisan ...

Is Truth Irrelevant?
Thomas Sowell  Tweet

The 'Good American'
Dennis Prager  Tweet

Democrats Need a Do-Over on Their Impeachment Article
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The 'Incitement of Insurrection' charge will lead only to protracted political wrangling. ...

The Task Ahead for Conservatives in the Biden Age
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Republicans have just spectacularly failed the test of being in power. If they fail the test of opposition, then they're ...

Impeachment, by the Numbers
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The most important numbers are how much time is left, and how many Senate Republicans would vote to convict. ...

President Al Sharpton
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

If Donald Trump is no worse than Al Sharpton, then he's certainly no better, ...

Trump's Disgusting Coda
Rich Lowry  Tweet

The president has been engaged in a grotesque display of failed leadership since he insisted late on Election Night that he'd won ...

Against the 25th Amendment - and Warily against Impeachment
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The conduct we've witnessed is impeachable, yes. But let's try to take the temperature down, rather than raising ...

The Trump Presidency's Inevitable, Wretched End
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

It began in shame and dishonesty. It concludes in shame, dishonesty, cowardice, and rebellion against the ...

How Bureaucracy Killed Hundreds of Thousands of Americans
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the media have spilled barrels of ink over mistakes by the federal ...