American Federalist Journal
Wednesday - August 20, 2014


Random Thoughts
Thomas Sowell  Google Blog Search Tweet



Every Honorable Citizen Must Condemn Partisan Indictment of Rick Perry
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

He had the legal and constitutional right to both threaten to veto the bill and actually veto it. Why in the world would he not do everything in his legal power to prevent authority for that kind of funding to reside in this woman's ...



Cameras and More Cameras
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

The Ferguson, Missouri police department released convenience store surveillance tape that showed Michael Brown allegedly stealing some cigars minutes before he was shot by a police officer. Aware that the release of this footage might look like ...



Barack Obama's Zero Sum World
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

Investopedia defines a "zero sum game" as "a situation in which one person's gain is equivalent to another's loss, so the net change in wealth or benefit is ...



Obama's Incomprehensible Iraq Policy Not So Incomprehensible
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

I am constantly amazed at the tendency of some to use the perspective of hindsight to condemn decisions of those who did not possess the supernatural gift of predictive prophecy at the time they made their ...



Meet the Cops Who Gave Their Lives
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

If you've been watching cable news, reading Hollywood celebrities' tweets and listening to race-hustling opportunists, you might think that every police officer in America has a finger on the trigger, hunting for any excuse to gun down defenseless ...



Let He Who Is Without Ebola Cast the First Stone
Ann Coulter  Google Blog Search Tweet

There was some hubbub about my column last week, where I complained about Christians, like Dr. Kent Brantly, who abandon America to do much-praised work in Third World ...



Our Vacuous Middle East Policy
George Will  Google Blog Search Tweet

This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil. So, when Russia sliced Crimea off Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry was nonplussed: "You just don't in ...



Get Ready for Denials
Walter E. Williams  Google Blog Search Tweet

Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera accused Matt Drudge's website of "the worst kind of jingoistic rhetoric ever" for carrying news stories about the dangers of illegal immigration. He said Drudge "is doing his best to stir up a civil war. I mean, ...



The K Street President
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

Wonder of wonders: The Washington press corps woke ...



Attacking Achievement
Thomas Sowell  Google Blog Search Tweet

New York's mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves "progressive," is gung-ho to solve social problems. In fact, he is currently on a crusade to solve an educational problem that doesn't exist, even though there are plenty of ...



Don't Mistake Tea Party Birth Pains for Death Throes
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

With, most recently, incumbent Republican Senators Pat Roberts in Kansas and Lamar Alexander in Tennessee winning their respective primaries, Tea Party challengers failed in all attempts in this primary cycle to defeat Senate ...



How About a Year-Round Tax Holiday?
Jeff Jacoby  Google Blog Search Tweet

When it comes to tax relief, I am a committed Friedmanite: I embrace the teaching of the late great Milton Friedman, a Nobel laureate in economics, who often declared that he was "in favor of any tax cut, under any circumstances, in any way, in any ...



"We Don't Understand Real Evil, Organized Evil, Very Well. This is Evil Incarnate."
Hugh Hewitt  Google Blog Search Tweet

That title is a quote from former Ambassador Ryan Crocker, quoted in Peter Baker's fine piece in Friday's New York Times' on the president's decision to sort-of, kind-of, maybe strike against ...



Readin', Writin' and Social Justice Agitatin'
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

It's back-to-school season across the ...



The UN Prevents Peace
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

The United Nations plays a supporting role in every war between Hamas and Israel. U.N. spokesmen routinely issue statements, accusations and denials about everyone's conduct, including their own (most recently they had to account for why they ...



Democrat Support for Amnesty Threatens Their Most Loyal Voters
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

The Democratic Party embraces "comprehensive immigration reform," which is code for amnesty, which, in turn, is code for "keep the borders porous so that we get a constant stream of new Democratic voters and cheap ...



Texas Shows the Way on Abortion
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

We now mark the one-year anniversary since important new regulatory restrictions on abortion were passed into law in Texas that protect life and make this nasty procedure safer for women that choose ...