American Federalist Journal
Friday - January 15, 2021


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 ...



Neither Pence nor Congress Has the Power to Reject State Electoral Votes
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Congress's only job on Wednesday is to count. ...



Trump's Allies Become the Swamp: The 'Electoral Commission' Gambit
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Hawley and Cruz are engaged in a flagrant Washington power grab. If these are the Republicans, who needs ...



'Hilaria' Baldwin and the Allure of the Invented Persona
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The longing that causes Hillary Hayward-Thomas to reinvent herself is the same force powering social-media mobs and hashtag ...



The Risky Wager of Betting on Trump
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

It was always a dice-roll. But in this moment, the case for having supported the president's reelection bid is harder to ...



Annus Horribilis
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Lessons from the plague ...



Never Give Up
David Limbaugh  Tweet

I have long believed that the radical left represents an existential threat to the ...



Lessons Georgia Voters Can Learn from California
Star Parker  Tweet

One of the many beauties of freedom is there is always ...



Reflections of a Market Evangelist
Rich Lowry  Tweet

Bob Chitester, the executive producer of Free to Choose, looks back. ...



The Price of COVID Relief
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

There are better ways to address the pandemic's extraordinary challenges than firing money at the general public from a confetti ...



A Guide to Wokespeak
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

Notes on the ascendant Left's new terminology. ...



Behold, the Delivery Revolution
Rich Lowry  Tweet

It's hard to review what Amazon has done over the past year and consider it the work of a corporate ...



The Lloyd Austin Conundrum
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The ongoing debate over Biden's nominee for defense secretary is ...



After Strange Gods
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The search for a 'nonsectarian, gender-inclusive' ...



His Father's Business
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Those who seek a model of responsible manhood would do well to imitate Joseph, the nativity story's forgotten ...



A Fatally Flawed Trump Petition to the Supreme Court
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Far from persuading the Court to grant the petition, they will only reconfirm the justices' apparent conviction that this is a toxic political ...



Target: America
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

China is anxious for Trump to leave - so it can return to a global status quo tolerating its myriad abuses that harm the ...