American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - September 18, 2018


The GOP Is Monkeyed Up
Mona Charen  Tweet

There comes a point when even the most indulgent listener must doubt whether political figures deserve the benefit of the doubt. Ron DeSantis, that means you. In what should have been a celebratory interview after his victory in the Republican ...



Why Do Ex-Clinton Attack Dogs Davis and Stephanopoulos Get a Pass?
Larry Elder  Tweet

Lanny Davis represents Michael Cohen, the lawyer who secretly taped his then-client, now-President Donald ...



What Nonreligious People Get Wrong About Religious People
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

If the left truly wants a more tolerant America, perhaps it should start by assuming that its opponents in the religious community aren't mere bigots cloaked in the vestments of God -- and perhaps it ought to think more deeply about whether the true ...



Republicans Can, Must Keep Control in Midterms
Star Parker  Tweet

Recent polls and surveys are delivering, at best, mixed news for Republicans regarding the upcoming midterm ...



Imperial Me
Mona Charen  Tweet

An avid fan of President Trump, she carried a red Make America Great Again hat in the backseat of her car. But when she was asked to render a verdict on Paul Manafort, she voted guilty. Juror Paula Duncan told Fox News that "Finding Mr. Manafort ...



The Democrats' Latest Ploy to Obstruct Kavanaugh's Confirmation
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Democrats figure that if they can't yet get enough impeachment traction from the Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort cases, they'll at least be able to delay Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme ...



Trump Haters and Their Double Standards
Larry Elder  Tweet

To be a Trump-hater in good standing, one must employ double standards, hypocrisy and selective outrage. The line forms to the ...



King's Dream Still Relevant Today
Star Parker  Tweet

King did not lead a revolution. He led a national wake-up call. He pushed the nation to take responsibility for what it was and is -- a free nation under ...



Do Politics Matter?
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

if President Trump truly cares about retaining Congress, he has to stop thinking about his base and start thinking about those in the competitive districts. How can he make their lives ...



Explaining the Left: Part II
Dennis Prager  Tweet

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, did Americans a favor last ...



Gender Is a Construct--Except When It's Not
Heather Mac Donald  Tweet

For academic feminists, male and female biology is either interchangeable or immutable, depending on what complaint they need to ...



Define 'Historic'
Mona Charen  Tweet

Tuesday's primary results were hailed as "historic" by a number of media outlets. "Vermont Democrats made history Tuesday," declared the Burlington Free Press. NPR framed the matter with the same word, "historic," as did The New York Times, ABC and ...



Identity Politics: A Cynical Electoral Tactic
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Just two decades ago, few Democrats would dare make that ...



Enough's Enough
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

In addition, there are sky-high rates of burglaries, rapes and property ...



The Theory of Political Relative Relativity
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

It's quite simple: Some political relatives are more equal than ...



Urban Violence Begins in Broken Homes
Star Parker  Tweet

But that is much better than 1991 when, says Chapman, 920 were murdered, and the 674 killed in 2017 was down 15 percent from ...



Summertime Is Puppy Time
Mona Charen  Tweet

"Have any big plans for the summer?" people sometimes ask by way of small talk. I reply literally: "Yes, housetraining a new puppy." Our newest family member is a 12-week-old Labrador retriever mix -- jet black from the top of his nose to the tip ...



Trump Hatred, A Consuming Virus
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Convinced of Trump's pure evil, they remorselessly suspend rules they previously ...



The 'Democracy or Republic' Fight
Erick Erickson  Tweet

The unity of the early church was increasingly frayed as the eastern and western halves of the Roman Empire became distinct. ...