American Federalist Journal
Saturday - September 5, 2015


More Campus Fascism
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Is there something in the water in the Washington State University faculty lounge, or are its professors conspiring against common ...



No Movement That Embraces Trump Can Call Itself Conservative
Jonah Goldberg  Tweet

Dear Reader (if there are any of you left), Well, if this is the conservative movement now, I guess you're going to have to count me out. No, I'm not making some mad dash to the center. No, I'm not hoping to be the first ...



Obama's Iran Deal Is Still Far from Settled
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

To undermine President Obama's atrocious Iran deal despite the Republican-controlled Congress's irresponsible Corker legislation, it will be necessary to follow, of all things, the Corker legislation. On Wednesday, Barbara Mikulski became ...



Republican Suicide
Mona Charen  Tweet

ine years ago, aboard a National Review cruise, I debated immigration policy with my colleagues and the cruisers. It was a good discussion that touched all the familiar bases. Are there really jobs Americans won't do? Are big business and big ...



Transgender Entitlement: The New Orthodoxy on Campus
David French  Tweet

With blinding speed, the sexual revolutionaries are moving on from the cause of gay marriage to recasting and rethinking law, culture, religion, and biology for the sake of indulging the troubled fantasies of a tiny, disturbed population of ...



Kim Davis, Rightful Prisoner of Conscience
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

I must confess to harboring a sneaking admiration for Kim Davis. Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who was jailed for contempt of court after defying a judge's order to issue marriage licenses to homosexual couples, is in the wrong, ...



Hillary: Only Biden-Warren Can Stop Her Nomination
Charles Krauthammer  Tweet

Unless she's indicted, Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination. That kind of sentence is rarely written about a major presidential candidate. But I don't see a realistic third alternative (except for one long shot, ...



Ben Carson, A Superior Outsider
Rich Lowry  Tweet

While Jeb Bush feuds with Donald Trump and others kowtow to him, only one candidate is seriously gaining on him. Ben Carson is now tied with Trump in one Iowa poll and is close in others. His rise suggests that it's possible to catch the ...



There's a Whole Arsenal of Smoking Guns in the Clinton E-mail Scandal
Jonah Goldberg  Tweet

Every time the State Department pulls out a new fistful of Hillary Clinton e-mails like Richard Dreyfuss yanking a license plate out of a shark's belly in Jaws, someone declares that there's "no smoking gun!"I've ...



How To Write A New York Times Op-Ed In Three Easy Steps
Ann Coulter  Tweet

Today we'll talk about how to write a New York Times op-ed in 45 minutes or less. We all like labor-saving ...



Jorge Ramos: Activist Masquerading As a Journalist
Larry Elder  Tweet

One can be excused if he thought he witnessed a heckler, not a reporter, being ejected from a recent Donald Trump press ...



A School's Rationale for Banning Superhero Lunchboxes Couldn't Be More Morally Confused
Jonah Goldberg  Tweet

Ridiculous stories about political correctness float around the Internet like so much ocean garbage. Occasionally, one washes up on Good Morning America with a larger story to tell.A little girl named Laura was sent home with a note because she had ...



#BlackLivesMatter Costs Black Lives
David French  Tweet

The problem is so bad that even the New York Times is taking notice. There is, in fact, a sudden, sharp rise in murders in major American cities. The chart below is sobering:That's a total of 330 additional murders, year-to-date, in just ten ...



Hillary's Campaign Has Already Begun to Derail
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

Hillary Clinton's second race for the presidency is only about a quarter through, but she already seems to be causing general fatigue. The lurid revelations about the Clinton Foundation proved that it was not so much a charity as a huge ...



Why Jeb?
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

If the 2016 presidential election ends up a contest between 1992's surnames -- Bush vs. Clinton -- we will have failed in some way as a republic. The case for Jeb Bush is not exactly clear, though he enjoys an advantage vis-à-vis Mrs. ...



Left & Right Get It Wrong on Campus Rape
Mona Charen  Tweet

ome geniuses at an Old Dominion University frat house rang in the school year by draping bed sheet banners out the windows during orientation. "Rowdy and Fun, Hope Your Baby Girl Is Ready for a Good Time," "Freshman Daughter Drop ...



A Cowardly, un-American Deal With Iran
Star Parker  Tweet

Many Americans rightly watch in disbelief as leaders of our country push to conclude a dangerous and ill-conceived nuclear agreement with an incorrigible and evil nation, a leading sponsor of terrorism. Since when does the United States negotiate ...



Eric Cantor: Poster Boy of the Beltway GOP Crapweasels
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

Ooouuuch. My sides are still aching after last week's comical announcement by GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush that he had snagged the coveted endorsement of notorious electoral reject Eric Cantor, the former House majority leader kicked to the ...



Why Home Schooling?
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

Many public primary and secondary schools are dangerous places. The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics show that in 2012, there were about 749,200 violent ...