American Federalist Journal
Wednesday - July 23, 2014


Bordering on Madness
Thomas Sowell  Google Blog Search Tweet

In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the latter group said angrily, "We are as good as you ...



Is There a Russian Conscience? A European?
Dennis Prager  Google Blog Search Tweet

When I was a graduate student at Columbia University's Russian Institute, there was a great debate: Was the communist Soviet Union an organic Russian development or was it largely a cancer imposed on ...



What Needs Resetting
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

The bodies of 298 passengers and crew of Malaysia Air Flight 17, 80 of them children, lie unburied in a Ukrainian field while Vladimir Putin's men fire their weapons into the air to keep international investigators from approaching the site. Yes, ...



Racial Politics May Determine Who Controls Senate in 2014
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

At least three states – North Carolina, Louisiana, and Arkansas – are red states with vulnerable Democrat Senators up for re-election that have large black ...



Mrs. Obama's Operation VA Scandal Distraction
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

Barack and Michelle Obama are quite the diversionary tag-team. He blames everyone else for his problems. She takes credit for progress on his behalf that he doesn't deserve and distracts public attention from his avalanche of failures with endless ...



Has the Right Lost Its Will to Fight?
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

I don't think Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against President Obama right now, but I also don't think that considering the idea is "crazy ...



Cleveland Could Be Good for GOP, if ...
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

You needn't be clairvoyant to deduce what the Democratic Party wants to run on in 2016. It really doesn't matter whether their nominee is Hillary Clinton or someone else. Democrats won't be campaigning on the thriving economy under President Barack ...



Will Eric Holder Ever Run Out of Race Cards?
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

Attorney General Eric Holder, in a recent interview, reiterates the theme heard from the very beginning of President Barack Obama's administration: opposition to Obama's agenda equals racism. "There's a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, ...



Despite Liberal Howls, Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling Was Right
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

Senate and House Democrats are outraged by the Supreme Court's decision in favor of Hobby Lobby in the firm's lawsuit seeking exemption from the Obamacare mandate that employers provide, free of charge, contraceptives to ...



Cleveland, no need to swoon over the RNC
Jeff Jacoby  Google Blog Search Tweet

Cleveland "is swooning over its ...



Hey, Snotty Bloomberg: Mind Your Own Crumbling City
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

Some sore losers just don't know when to pick up their billion-dollar marbles and go away. Far, far ...



Obama the Problem Creator
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

Only if we understand that Wednesday was "Opposite Day" can we comprehend President Obama's bizarre remarks in Texas concerning our border ...



How to Fight Sexual Assault
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

Two University of Miami football players have been arrested and dismissed from the university after being criminally charged with sexual battery on a 17-year-old girl. According to ESPN, the two admitted to buying drinks for the girl and then ...



A Primer on Race
Thomas Sowell  Google Blog Search Tweet

Back in the heyday of the British Empire, a man from one of the colonies addressed a London ...



Dissenters in a One-Party Statehouse
Jeff Jacoby  Google Blog Search Tweet

By votes so lopsided they were practically unanimous, 144-7 in the House and 38-1 in the Senate, the Massachusetts Legislature last week approved a $36.5 billion budget for fiscal 2015, the largest in state history. The puny band of Republicans who ...



Blinders and Buffer Zones
Jeff Jacoby  Google Blog Search Tweet

Will Bay State politicians acknowledge their ...



As Obamacare Goes, So Goes Obama
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

It's no accident that Obamacare has become emblematic of the Obama administration overall, because it exemplifies so thoroughly what Obama represents ideologically and ...



Happy Fourth Despite It All
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

On July 4, I plan to celebrate this nation's birth with something approaching devotion. I will so despite the fact that each day's news brings fresh reasons to worry about the future. I could list the things that worry me, but you know what they ...



Obama's Supporters Said 'Go Gangsta' -- Too Bad He Listened
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

Obama's poll numbers dropped below those of former President George W. Bush. By the end of Bush's term, focus groups were telling pollsters they despised the very four-letter word B-U-S-H. When John McCain faced Obama in 2008, Democrats gleefully ...