American Federalist Journal
Wednesday - October 17, 2018


Mr. Anonymous Exposes an Even Deeper State
David Limbaugh  Tweet

I find it appalling that Mr. Anonymous boasts of undermining this president and galling that he actually shows himself to be the very type of threat to the republic he claims President Trump ...



The White House Handshake That Made Everything Worse
Jeff Jacoby  Tweet

Twenty-five years on, Oslo is a monument to the folly of magical thinking in diplomacy. Land-for-peace was a deadly delusion. The crowd swooned at the White House that day, but it was Rabin whose instincts were right. He should have trusted his ...



Aretha's Funeral: Anti-Trump Bigots Hear Truth About the No. 1 Problem in the Black Community
Larry Elder  Tweet

President Donald Trump took a pounding at the services for Aretha ...



South Africa Question
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

What's needed most right now is for South Africans to adopt some of the principles enunciated by Nelson Mandela, one of which is, "You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of ...



The Flawed Retrospectives on John McCain
Star Parker  Tweet

I read this stuff and wonder where I was during those wonderfully tranquil, civil days gone ...



Clerical Cowards and Their Cover-up
Erick Erickson  Tweet

The church is exposed now to the devil, and regardless of your politics or faith, this is a scandal about which you should care deeply. It is exposing not just the church hierarchy but also the American media that once prided themselves on ...



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 ...