American Federalist Journal
Thursday - February 21, 2019


On Being Too Nice in Politics
Mona Charen  Tweet

Mitt Romney's declaration of independence from Donald Trump as he takes his seat in the U.S. Senate has been illuminating -- more for the responses than the op-ed itself. Professional speculators are asking whether it's the opening gambit of a 2020 ...



President Trump Isn't the Enemy, Mr. Romney
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Two days before he was sworn in as Utah's junior U.S. senator, Mitt Romney published an op-ed in The Washington Post, publicly broadcasting, once again, his disapproval of President Donald ...



On Plucking Nose Hairs
Erick Erickson  Tweet

One of my older sisters once dated a much older guy who had not yet come to terms with growing ...



Government Shutdown: Money, Money Everywhere, But Not a Drop for a Wall
Larry Elder  Tweet

Some Democrats denounce the border wall as ...



The Worst Enemy of Black People
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

As Malcolm X said, "our problems will never be solved by the white ...



2019: The Year of the Wokescolds
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

Wokescolds are the new representatives of moral ...



The Left Will Make 2019 a Dark Year
Dennis Prager  Tweet

2019 will be a dark year in ...



Fake News
Mona Charen  Tweet

Remarkable, isn't it, that Donald Trump has made decrying "fake news" his calling card? Is the press hostile to him? Sure. Do they lie about him? For the most part, no. Then again, the truth is not everyone's friend. As William Randolph Hearst once ...



I Believe These Things Are True
Erick Erickson  Tweet

Ultimately, however, I do believe by ...



How Compassionate Is the Democrats' Open-Borders Policy?
David Limbaugh  Tweet

People are having fun lampooning Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's selective exploitation of Scripture to support the Democrats' advocacy of open borders, but let's not allow this mirth to distract us from larger ...



Disparities Galore
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

The nation's academic and legal elite try to sell us on the notion that men and women and people of all races should be proportionally represented in socio-economic ...



Back to Discipline at U.S. Schools
Heather Mac Donald  Tweet

Disparate impact reflects disparate ...



Kicking Allies
Mona Charen  Tweet

President Donald Trump's behavior is unprecedented, but his decision to withdraw our troops from Syria, while unprecedentedly abrupt, is actually part of a tradition of unforced errors in American foreign policy. Out of spite, or sometimes as a ...



That Giant Liberty-Sucking Sound From the Tolerant Left
David Limbaugh  Tweet

We've long known that the "tolerance" police don't merely want equal rights and to be treated with ...