American Federalist Journal
Sunday - April 19, 2015


Obama's Wanton Lawlessness Should Disturb All Americans
David Limbaugh  Tweet

We live in a constitutional republic in which our elected officials are bound by the constraints of the Constitution, which means they don't have a license to do whatever they please, even if they think it would be best for the ...



Chicago: Economic Death Spiral After 84 Years of Democratic Control
Larry Elder  Tweet

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, after winning reelection, pronounced Chicago "the greatest city in America." Run by Democrats for more than eight decades, Chicago should serve as a showplace that reflects the wonderful world of "progressive ...



The New Inquisition
Thomas Sowell  Tweet

How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their electronic devices long enough to even think about such ...



Gwyneth Paltrow's Poverty Voyeurism
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

Gwynnie P is down with the struggle, ...



Reality May Be Optional
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

One of the wonders of modern times is that reality is often seen as a social construct and therefore optional. Thus, if one finds a particular reality offensive or inconvenient, he just "changes" ...



Obama's Iran Deal: Someday the World Will Cry, "Why?!"
Larry Elder  Tweet

Barack Obama is a young man. By the time he leaves office, he will be in his mid-50s. Based on life expectancy, he could live for another 40 years or so. So he will be around to see the full consequences of his disastrous Iran nuclear ...



When Everything Is a Crime
George Will  Tweet

What began as a trickle has become a stream that could become a cleansing torrent. Criticisms of the overcriminalization of American life might catalyze an appreciation of the toll the administrative state is taking on the criminal justice system, ...



VA Reform: Another Obama "Success Story"
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

Eight months ago, President Obama put on a grand show for the troops. Surrounded by new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald, assorted politicians, military leaders and a bevy of TV cameras, the commander in chief signed the "Veterans Access, ...



The Ticket to Prosperity
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

Gaza is home to Palestinian people, who have suffered injustices and have a history of legitimate grievances against both Israel and Arab ...



The Iran 'Agreement' Charade
Thomas Sowell  Tweet

By abandoning virtually all its demands for serious restrictions on Iran's nuclear bomb program, the Obama administration has apparently achieved the semblance of a preliminary introduction to the beginning of a tentative framework for a possible ...



America's Decay Is Speeding Up
Dennis Prager  Tweet

As one who loves America -- not only because I am American, but even more so because I know (not believe, know) that the American experiment in forming a decent society has been the most successful in history -- I write the following words in ...



Sen. Dick Durbin and the Race Card
Larry Elder  Tweet

Does Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., suffer from short, medium and long-term memory ...



Cruz Going After the Wrong Republicans
George Will  Tweet

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was born in 1970, six years after events refuted a theory on which he is wagering his candidacy. The 1964 theory was that many millions of conservatives abstained from voting because the GOP did not nominate sufficiently ...



Self-Enforcing Discrimination
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

Black politicians, civil rights organizations and others who say they are concerned with the welfare of poor black people often support harmful measures. One of the most effective tools for disadvantaged people is to be able to charge a lower price ...



The Green-Card Racket for Beltway Cronies
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

Can we stop putting America up for sale to the most politically connected bidders yet? Where is our ...



Etiquette Versus Annihilation
Thomas Sowell  Tweet

Recent statements from United Nations officials, that Iran is already blocking their existing efforts to keep track of what is going on in their nuclear program, should tell anyone who does not already know it that any agreement with Iran will be ...



Life Lessons from the German Air Disaster
Dennis Prager  Tweet

It is far easier for an individual to do great evil than to do great ...



Hillary Using Racism Template to Weaponize Sexism?
David Limbaugh  Tweet

If Hillary Clinton survives her myriad real scandals and becomes the Democratic presidential candidate for 2016, are we going to be bludgeoned with sexism the same way Barack Obama's supporters have exploited ...



Obama's Hypocritical Attack on Netanyahu
Jeff Jacoby  Tweet

It took Bibi Netanyahu nearly a week to apologize properly for his inflammatory comment on Israel's election day warning that Arab voters were "heading to the polls in droves...but even after four and a half years, there has been no apology from ...