American Federalist Journal
Thursday - July 9, 2020


George Floyd Protesters Seek a 'Diverse' PD - But Will That Matter?
Larry Elder  Tweet

Democratic mayors, with a few exceptions, run America's biggest ...



Unable to Run Its Own Agencies, Washington Dictates to America's Police
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The federal government cannot even run its own limited law-enforcement missions properly. Where does it get off micro-managing policing on a nationwide ...



A Police-Reform Agenda as Old as Policing Itself
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The founder of the first modern police department suggests a path ...



Woke Chaos and Naked Power
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

With the death of George Floyd -- a heinous atrocity virtually every American decries -- unity should have ...



Don't Confuse Moral Bankruptcy With Racism
Star Parker  Tweet

As more of our political elite joins the mobs in the streets to conflate the death of George Floyd with a general indictment of America as a racist and evil nation, black Americans, more than anyone, will ...



The True Plight of Black Americans
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

While it might not be popular to say in the wake of the recent social disorder, the true plight of black people has little or nothing to do with the police or what has been called "systemic ...



Not-So-Retiring Retired Military Leaders
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

In a time of crisis, their synchronized chorus of complaints, falsehoods, and partisan appeals to resistance threaten the very constitutional order they claim to ...



Comforting Abstractions
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

We have real people to hold accountable, and we know their ...



What Is Fact-Checking without Facts?
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

On the New York Times' ...



Don't Let Them Destroy the Country
Rich Lowry  Tweet

We must resist the corruption of our moral and intellectual culture from a strain of radicalism not seen since the rise of the New ...



After November
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

We should not delude ourselves into thinking that electing one president or another is a substitute for changing the ...



New Floyd Murder Charges Will Be Tough to Prove and May Imperil Good Cops
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

In a politically charged case, it is more important, not less, to get the charges right. ...



Welcome Home, Hong Kong
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

PM Boris Johnson says his government will allow 3 million Hong Kongers the option of coming to the United Kingdom with the British version of a green ...



The 'Institutional Racism' Canard
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

It bears no resemblance to reality - not in police forces, and not in ...



The Answer Isn't a Free Lunch
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

If progressives know what's good for cities such as Minneapolis, why have they done such a poor job governing ...



'Dominating' the Streets
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

We are seeing now what happens when the rule of law breaks down. It is frightening, but it is hardly unprecedented, even in modern history. ...