American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - February 18, 2020


The Democrats' Disgraceful Hail Mary
David Limbaugh  Tweet

I don't know about you, but I'm a little tired of Rep. Adam Schiff and the Democratic horde's portraying every charge against President Donald Trump as Trump's effort to interfere with this or that ...



A Time to Build
Mona Charen  Tweet

In July 2018, Commentary published an article by Yuval Levin that caused everyone who thinks about the balance of power among the branches in Washington, D.C., to say: "Of course! That's it exactly!" It had long been observed that Congress had, over ...



Education Choice Could Shift the Black Vote
Star Parker  Tweet

Sometimes the timing of events is so auspicious that it is hard to attribute it to ...



Diversity and Inclusion Insanity
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

It's nearly impossible to have even a short conversation with a college administrator, politician or chief executive without the words diversity and inclusion dropping from their ...



The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez School of Economics
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

On Monday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., sat for a discussion with author Ta-Nehisi ...



Apple Is Right to Refuse to Help the FBI Hack into iPhones
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The federal government can't be trusted with additional surveillance ...



The Hole in the Impeachment Case
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Something is missing from the charges against Trump: An indictable ...



Will Democrats Choose Safety or Risk?
Mona Charen  Tweet

When the economy shows signs of weakness, Wall Street analysts expect to see what they call a "flight to safety." Investors sell stocks and buy bonds or gold. The same phenomenon can sometimes be found in politics. Understanding that George W. Bush ...



Why Are We Still There? When Do We Leave?
Erick Erickson  Tweet

My oldest asked me a question for which I have no answer: Why are we sending soldiers to ...



Democratic Presidential Disarray
David Limbaugh  Tweet

I'm almost as upset that Democratic presidential candidates are squabbling as I am that Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle apparently don't want to live in Los Angeles until President Donald Trump leaves ...



John Roberts, Eternal Hostage
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Like clockwork, Democrats warn that the Supreme Court's reputation and 'legitimacy' are in danger every time it threatens not to give them what they ...



Postpone the Impeachment Trial Until the House Finishes Investigating
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Letting House Democrats string the process along is not fair to Trump, the Senate, or the ...



Saudi's Terrorist Massacre at Florida Naval Base Highlights the Weakness of U.S. Vetting
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Though the shooter acted alone, the U.S. is expelling 21 Saudi trainees for newly uncovered jihadist social-media content and contact with child ...



Unappreciated Crime Costs
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

Crime imposes a hefty tax on people who can least afford ...



The New Post-Trump Constitution
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

The new normal: Impeachment as a routine partisan tool, endless investigations, lying under oath with impunity, surveillance of political enemies, zero accountability ...