American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - August 20, 2019


Joe Biden, Designated White Guy
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Biden is poison in 2020 for the same reason he was gold to ...



A Cosmetic Proposal on Guns
Mona Charen  Tweet

It seems necessary to begin every discussion in America today with a reminder to show a little charity. If you oppose gun control, don't assume that those proposing restrictions on gun purchases are merely using the latest atrocity as an excuse for ...



Universal Background Checks Are Constitutionally Suspect
David French  Tweet

UBCs violate the original meaning of the commerce clause - and are likely ineffective at combating the very malady they're alleged to ...



On Ferguson, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris Told a Terrible Lie
David French  Tweet

Their falsehoods were immoral, divisive, and quite possibly ...



How Robert O'Rourke Became 'Beto'
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

It seems that being thought Hispanic is an advantage, not a ...



Job Security Is Not Coming Back
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The sooner we face up to this unpleasant reality, the better off we'll ...



Epstein's Apparent Suicide Renews Questions about His Prosecution
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Should he have been in federal custody in the first ...



Losing the War in Forgotten Afghanistan
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

When the Taliban retakes control of Afghanistan, al-Qaeda will be right back in business. Lest we forget, its business is killing ...



On Gun Control, Once More from the Top
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Gun-control advocacy, as it stands today, is almost pure ...



In Missouri, a Good Guy With a Gun Stepped Up - So Can You
David French  Tweet

You can do something about mass ...



Mr. President, Don't Take the Boot off ISIS's Neck
David French  Tweet

A new report raises the frightening possibility that the terror group could make a ...



After Mass Shootings, Trump Blamed for 'Increasing Racism' - But Is White Racism Really Increasing?
Larry Elder  Tweet

Immediately following two horrific mass shootings one in El Paso, Texas, and another within a matter of hours in Dayton, Ohio the blame game ...



The Reflex toward Illiberal Democracy
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

There's always an emergency, it seems, to justify the Left's rush to ...