American Federalist Journal
Friday - August 14, 2020


What or Who Decides This Election?
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

COVID progress, riot fatigue, Durham indictments, Biden's brain . . . By November, several factors may be trending in Trump's favor - if he lets ...



It's Time for Action on COVID Liability
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Businesses large and small face crippling lawsuits. Will the GOP step up to protect ...



New Disclosures Confirm: Trump Himself Was the Target of Obama Administration's Russia Probe
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Assertions that the focus was 'the Trump campaign' are now known to be ...



The Folly of the Never Republicans
Rich Lowry  Tweet

Burning down the party will give us the most progressive president of our ...



Trump's Unconscionable Equivalence of American and Russian Aid to Afghan Jihadists
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

It is really not that hard to tell the good guys from the bad guys. Or at least it shouldn't ...



Biden's Lies for Black (and White-Privilege Guilt) Votes
Larry Elder  Tweet

"Take a look at my record, man. ... I have a record that is second to none. The NAACP has endorsed me every time I've run." -- Joe Biden, May 22, 2020, on "The Breakfast Club," hosted by Charlamagne tha ...



The Issue Is Trump
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

What do Republicans want? What do they believe? What do they cherish? They should be careful how they ...



Is Racism Responsible for Today's Black Problems?
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

Problems that black people face give white leftists cover for their anti-American ...



Democrats Make Mockery of Barr 'Hearing'
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Barr brings out the worst in them, which is saying ...



Waiting for the Counterrevolution
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

As the rioting continues, Democrats and the media attempt to blame it all on Trump, and most Americans watch and worry, in ...



In Congressional Testimony, Barr Calls for Unified Response to Violent Assault on U.S. Government
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Appearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning, the attorney general offers a vigorous defense of his ...



Fear of Speech is Replacing Freedom of Speech
Jeff Jacoby  Tweet

Freedom of speech has often been threatened in America, but the suppression of "wrong" opinions in the past has tended to come from the top ...



A Dubious Order against the Seattle Ban on Police Use of Non-Lethal Force
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against an asinine Seattle law. Unfortunately, the legal theory underlying the order is ...



The Habsburg Moment
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

While the European Union may be on the verge of its 'Hamilton moment,' the United States flirts with ...



The Hysterical 'Trump Won't Leave' Canard
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

It doesn't matter what candidates and their supporters have to say about the election's result. It only matters what the Constitution says about ...