American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - February 18, 2020


What Was It For?
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Impeachment may be another moral victory for the Democrats, but it's a political fight they will lose at great cost to their party and the ...



Was the Soleimani Killing a Policy Success?
Mona Charen  Tweet

There's an old story -- apocryphal, as the best stories always seem to be -- that Richard Nixon asked Chinese premier Zhou Enlai what he thought about the French Revolution, and Zhou said, "It's too soon to tell." At first blush, the minicrisis ...



How to Improve Film and TV Criticism
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Start by abandoning the quantitative obsession with minority ...



The Obama Administration's Guerrilla War
Erick Erickson  Tweet

Obama administration officials have worked tirelessly to embed themselves into media outlets as supposedly objective ...



Pelosi's Democrats Threaten Democracy in the Name of Protecting It
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Did you notice how presidential President Donald Trump appeared at his press conference on ...



Tesla's Success Is the Product of a Healthy Entrepreneurial Culture
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Malign Elon Musk all you want - his company's growth reflects well on America's business ...



The Great Recession: 'Reparations' Gone Bad
Larry Elder  Tweet

Some of the Democratic candidates for president support studying reparations to blacks to compensate for ...



The American Middle Class as Victim
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Elizabeth Warren's moralistic tales don't help create effective economic ...



Who Decides Who Gets In?
Michelle Malkin  Tweet



President Trump's Timely Move Against Evil
Star Parker  Tweet

The muted reaction of leading Democratic politicians to the elimination of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani reinforces my sense of what divides our country and differentiates the two ...



Trump's Iran Policy Isn't the Problem; Barack Obama's Was
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

This week, President Donald Trump launched a global round of teeth gnashing when he ordered the killing of the greatest terrorist leader in the modern Middle East, Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem ...



Enemy Combatant Terror Commanders Are Fair Game
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Regardless of whether their attacks are ...



The Steele Dossier Bacillus
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

Those who trafficked in the dossier's concocted mess were infected, and their reputations are now ...



The New Racism
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

A voter may dislike a black, homosexual or female candidate, but it's not likely that he would openly admit ...



Where Does Admiral Yamamoto Go to Get His Apology?
Rich Lowry  Tweet

By Colin Kaepernick's logic, the operation to kill the Japanese commander was racist and ...



Repeal the AUMF
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Enough is enough: It's long past time for Congress to reclaim its constitutional war-making ...



See You Later, Alligator?
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

California's ban on exotic-animal hides runs counter to the approach that has allowed the American gator and other previously endangered species to ...



The Impeachment Article for Obstructing Congress Is Frivolous
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

We want our presidents to be elected democratically and to serve out their terms, with impeachment reserved for outrageous abuses of ...



Trump-Hating Leftists Usher in New Year of Trump Hatred
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Have you ever wondered why the political left is so inconsolably angry these ...