American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - July 28, 2015


Are Encounters with the Police Really More Dangerous for Black Men?
David French  Tweet

One of the difficulties in reacting rationally to the #BlackLivesMatter movement is the fierce conviction borne of personal experience. The Internet is now full of young activists telling their stories of #DrivingWhileBlack - stories that ...



Iran Can Buy A Lot of Terror With $100 Billion
Jeff Jacoby  Tweet

As a US senator and a candidate for president a decade ago, John Kerry couldn't bring himself to worry overmuch about Islamic terrorism. Today, as a secretary of state trying to sell a nuclear accord that would lift economic sanctions from the ...



Congress Must Hold Obama Accountable for His Deception Over Iran
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The president "must certainly be punishable for giving false information to the Senate." One can imagine hearing such counsel from a contemporary United States senator on the receiving end of President Obama's "full ...



Look Who's Coddling Denver's Social Justice Jerks
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

On a tranquil Sunday afternoon in Denver, hate-mongering zealots hijacked a rally held by citizens and families of fallen police officers, who had gathered to pay tribute to Colorado's honorable men and women in ...



Could the Sleeping Giant Be Awakening?
David Limbaugh  Tweet

The professional hand-wringers are freaking out over Donald Trump's straight talk while displaying abysmal indifference to the deserved targets of Trump's ...



The Anger Games
Mona Charen  Tweet



The Fact-Free Left: Part II
Thomas Sowell  Tweet

There is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells you more than their ...



Under Obama, Blacks Are Worse Off -- Far Worse
Larry Elder  Tweet

Ninety-five percent of black voters in 2008 voted for then-Sen. Barack Obama. Surely a "progressive" black president would care about, empathize with and understand black America in a way no other president ever has or could, right? Exit polls from ...



The Fact-Free Left
Thomas Sowell  Tweet

Changing the goal after the fact is just one of the ways the left has portrayed its failures as ...



Medical Monsters vs. Life-Giving Angels
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

Another week, another money-grubbing Planned Parenthood baby-parts harvester ...



We Must Break Teachers Unions, Get School Choice
Star Parker  Tweet

Most teachers in our public schools belong to the large teachers unions -- the National Education Association and the American Federation of ...



Historical Ignorance II
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

We call the war of 1861 the Civil War. But is that right? A civil war is a struggle between two or more entities trying to take over the central government. Confederate President Jefferson Davis no more sought to take over Washington, D.C., than ...



A Historic Catastrophe
Thomas Sowell  Tweet

Distinguished scientist Freeman Dyson has called the 1433 decision of the emperor of China to discontinue his country's exploration of the outside world the "worst political blunder in the history of ...



1938 and 2015: Only the Names Are Different
Dennis Prager  Tweet

We say that evil is dark. But this metaphor is imprecise. Evil is actually intensely bright, so painfully bright that people look away from it. Many even deny its ...



Don't Be Fooled by the Media; This Isn't About Trump
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Is anyone concerned that the media have succeeded in using a flap between Donald Trump and John McCain to divert our attention from serious issues facing the ...



Microaggression, Macro-Crazy
Heather Mac Donald  Tweet

Early this year, the University of California’s president, Janet Napolitano, asked all deans and department chairs in the university’s ten campuses to undergo training in overcoming their “implicit ...



Jihad on U.S. Troops Is Not a "Circumstance"
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

Four U.S. Marines, barred from carrying weapons at naval training facilities despite explicit ISIS threats against our military, are dead in Tennessee. Another service member and a Chattanooga police officer survived gunshots after Thursday's ...



Why Can't Obama Treat Iran as He Treats Republicans?
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Query: If President Obama's nuke deal with Iran is so wonderful, why do the major parties in Israel oppose ...



Every Pro-Immigration Claim Is A Lie
Ann Coulter  Tweet

The main evidence cited in support of the claim that immigrants commit less crime than Americans is a moronic point about cities with a lot of immigrants seeming to have low crime rates. Check and mate, Mr. ...