American Federalist Journal
Wednesday - May 5, 2021


Failures to Distinguish
Erick Erickson  Tweet

How many people have died unjustly and unseen, out of mind and now forgotten by all but those who love ...



The Left's Systemic Exploitation of Race
David Limbaugh  Tweet

You'd have to be blind and deaf to deny that this tactic is working for the left politically and that it has caused great ...



A Troubled Rule of Law
Heather Mac Donald  Tweet



Derek Chauvin Convicted - but What Comes Next?
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

While the guilty verdicts are rational and defensible, the speedy nature of the decision could lead to problems for prosecutors in the appellate process. ...



Chauvin Trial Judge: Maxine Waters Just Put the Case in Jeopardy
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Cahill denied a motion for mistrial but explained how the California lawmaker has created a potentially significant issue on appeal if Chauvin is convicted. ...



Socialism Loses, Again
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Scenes from an ...



The Supreme Thuggery of Democrats' Court-Packing Scheme
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The sponsors of the Court-packing plan are gaslighting the nation with nonsensical ...



Biden's Fabled Bipartisanship
David Limbaugh  Tweet

I haven't seen much humor in life during the past year or so, but one thing that has been uproariously hilarious lately is the orchestrated media narrative that President Joe Biden is bipartisan and conciliatory. Please give me a moment to catch my ...



Tribalism Breaks Our Bond With Truth
Erick Erickson  Tweet

Daunte Wright should still be alive. The 20-year-old, killed by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, did not have to ...



Chauvin's Medical Expert Helps a Reeling Defense
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

After stumbling out of the box, the defense attorneys steady the ship - with a superb ...



Biden's Decidedly Unwoke War on Drugs
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

In a slap in the face to the minority voters crucial to his election, the president has held fast to the failed, punitive drug policies of the ...



How to Start a War
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

Joe Biden, and those around him, seem determined to upset the peace they ...



Chauvin's Stumbling Defense Case
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

So far, the Chauvin defense case is doing more to shore up the prosecution's evidence than knock it ...



The Lessons of the Afghan War
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Two decades of the conflict have shown us what American foreign-policy failure looks like. What success looks like remains ...



Will Derek Chauvin Testify? Defense Case Begins under Cloud of Unrest
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Here is the state of play as the Chauvin trial enters its final ...



Why the Left Ignores the Killing of a Pakistani Immigrant Uber Driver
Dennis Prager  Tweet

On March 23, Mohammad Anwar of Springfield, Virginia, a 66-year-old immigrant from Pakistan earning his living as an Uber Eats driver, was killed by two girls, ages 13 and ...



Why Amazon Workers Rejected Unionization
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

It certainly wasn't because they were snookered into voting against their own ...



Chauvin Prosecutors Have Answered One Big Question
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

But that doesn't mean they've clinched the ...