American Federalist Journal
Monday - October 21, 2019


For Democrats, Taxes Aren't about Revenue
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

When politicians fail at the basics of governance, they embrace moral crusades and moral ...



The Ukraine Scandal Shows That the Safeguards around Donald Trump Are Breaking Down
David French  Tweet

There's no longer any difference between 'Twitter Trump' and the man himself - and his advisers may not be able to save him from his worst ...



The Radicalism Arms Race
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The fear of radicalism runs deep in our national DNA. So does the love of it. It's democratic politics as the ultimate on-again/off-again ...



How about a Bipartisan Treaty against the Criminalization of Elections?
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Setting aside Hunter Biden, there was no impropriety in Trump's asking Zelensky to assist DOJ in investigating the origins of the Russia ...



Once Again, Progressive Anti-Christian Bigotry Carries a Steep Legal Cost
David French  Tweet

Masterpiece Cakeshop continues to pay religious-liberty ...



Prince Don
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Trump cannot distinguish between himself and the office which he holds - or, in many cases, between himself and the country he ...



Let the Games Begin
Erick Erickson  Tweet



Double Standards on Ukraine
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Vice President Biden pressured Ukraine into firing the prosecutor who was investigating the energy company that had appointed Hunter Biden to its ...



What's Behind the Democrats' Impeachment Gambit?
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

They think anytime a Republican is elected president, there must have been something 'illegitimate' going ...



China's Population Problem
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

It's running short of workers, which surprises no one but its central planners - and the American ...



Secretary Ben Carson's Innovation in Homeless Policy: Thinking
Star Parker  Tweet

Predictably, with no serous investigation into what Carson actually said or meant, a host of Democrats are calling for his ...



No, Trump Is Not Facing the Death Penalty over Ukraine
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Bill Weld beclowns himself in trying to spread this ...



The Sixth Circuit Pounds Another Nail in the Coffin of the University Speech Code
David French  Tweet

The day when universities are forced to rediscover their historic role as guardians of open inquiry and debate is coming, whether they like it or ...



Our Privileged Scolds
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

Let them lead by example before they lecture the country on carbon emissions, gun ownership, and 'white ...