American Federalist Journal
Monday - January 26, 2015


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.



On Immigration, it's GOP v. GOP
Jeff Jacoby  Google Blog Search Tweet

The morning after President Obama's State of the Union address, Politico had a story on how Republicans had responded to one contentious issue. The headline: "Priebus struggles to explain GOP immigration ...



Government Housing is a Bad Idea
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

This past week, following the nations celebration of the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the U.S. Supreme Court heard an important case related to landmark law enacted during the civil rights era the Fair Housing Law of ...



Obama's Doubly Deceitful SOTU
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

It was an otherworldly experience to watch President Obama delivering his State of the Union ...



Obama's Bloody Yemen Disaster
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

When President Obama declares something a "success story," you know it has "TOTAL FAILURE" embedded in its ...



Obama: President of France
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address was an homage to France. The president might not have intended it as such -- he mentioned the nation only glancingly when denouncing terror attacks in Pakistan and Paris. Yet France was at the heart of ...



Selma Snub Vs. Eastwood Eclipse -- Who's the Victim of Discrimination?
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

Where's the Clint Eastwood Million Cowboy March on ...



The Entitlement Epidemic
George Will  Google Blog Search Tweet

AmericaÂ’s national character will have to be changed if progressives are going to implement their agenda. So, changing social norms is the progressive ...



Strategist Putin Strikes an Ominous Deal With Iran
Austin Bay  Google Blog Search Tweet

Russian president Vladimir Putin made dangerous history in 2014. His invasion of Crimea and subsequent annexation of the peninsula shredded the diplomatic agreements stabilizing post-Cold War Eastern Europe. Then Putin ignited a low-level war in ...



Early Presidential Prospects
Thomas Sowell  Google Blog Search Tweet

With 2015 just getting under way, the buzz of political activity makes it seem almost as if we are already in the midst of the 2016 presidential ...



Will the West Defend Itself?
Walter E. Williams  Google Blog Search Tweet

Leftists and progressives believe that the U.S. should become more like Europe. They praise Europe's massive welfare state, socialized medicine and stifling economic regulation and accept its unwillingness to defend itself against ...



Oxford and the Crisis of the University
Dennis Prager  Google Blog Search Tweet

I spent Thanksgiving debating at the Oxford ...



Show the World that Americans "Choose Life"
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

This Thursday, January 22, hundreds of thousands will march in Washington, DC in the annual March for Life. This notes the 42nd anniversary of the Roe V. Wade decision, which legalized abortion and began a barbarous era in which 57 million unborn ...



Attack of the Open-Borders Mau-Mau-ers
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

I stand with the Santa Barbara News-Press. How about ...



Obama to Further Tighten the Noose on 'Big Awl'
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

I am guessing you don't know one of the major things President Obama was doing while snubbing France and world leaders who convened in Paris to express solidarity in the civilized world's war against radical Islamic ...



France's Other Problem -- Job-Killing Economics
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

Islamic terrorists slaughtered 17 innocents in Paris in an attack described as "France's ...



The Keystone Catechism
George Will  Google Blog Search Tweet

Not since the multiplication of the loaves and fishes near the Sea of Galilee has there been creativity as miraculous as that of the Keystone XL pipeline. It has not yet been built but already is perhaps the most constructive infrastructure project ...



Hey, How's America's Rail Security Doing?
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

With vengeance-seeking global jihadists on the loose here and around the world, now is a good time to ask ...



The GOP's 20 Car Pile-up
Hugh Hewitt  Google Blog Search Tweet

Mitt Romney's entry into the 2016 race for the GOP nomination has caught almost every observer of American politics ...