American Federalist Journal
Thursday - October 30, 2014


PunditFact Lies Again
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

PunditFact strikes again. For the second ...



Africa: A Tragic Continent
Walter E. Williams  Google Blog Search Tweet

Ebola threatens the very existence of the West African nations Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Moreover, the deadly disease is likely to spread to neighboring ...



Voter ID Myth Crashes
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

Democrats want everyone to vote: old, young, white, black, Hispanic, Asian, citizen, non-citizen. Wait, what was that last one again? We'll get to that. Voter ID laws, passed by 30 states so far, are efforts by legislatures to ensure the integrity ...



Random Thoughts
Thomas Sowell  Google Blog Search Tweet

In the Congressional elections this year, many Democrats are running away from Barack Obama, but they can't hide their record of voting for Obama's agenda more than 90 percent of the ...



Scales Finally Falling From America's Obama-Obscured Eyes
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

Do you all realize what a major deal it is that liberal comics are now openly ridiculing President Obama -- and not just for his mannerisms and the like but based on his abject policy ...



Same-sex Weddings, and the Right Not to Perform Them
Jeff Jacoby  Google Blog Search Tweet

On October 7, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage. On Oct. 15, county clerks in the state for the first time issued marriage licenses to gay and lesbian ...



Good Reason for Mary Landrieu to Be Concerned
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

Prospects that three term Democrat Senator Mary Landrieu will return to the US Senate to represent Louisiana for a fourth term are looking increasingly bleak. Senator Landrieu has good reason to be ...



City Slackers
Kevin D. Williamson  Google Blog Search Tweet

For a self-described member of "an endangered species" - a social and fiscal conservative who was mayor of an American city - Rick Baker is an optimist. Maybe it is the setting: We spoke in Indianapolis, which along with San Diego is one of ...



The Lone-Wolf Canard
Andrew C. McCarthy  Google Blog Search Tweet

In Modern Times, his sweeping history of the 20th century, Paul Johnson recounts how Einstein's theory of relativity, a strictly scientific principle, was contorted into relativism, a loopy social phenomenon, through a permanent campaign of ...



The Enduring Power of Story
Jonah Goldberg  Google Blog Search Tweet

There is an enormous amount of whining these days about our ideological debates. This gets the problem wrong. Ideological debates are fought over ideas, but politics is more often about competing stories, or, as the eggheads call them, ...



The Poll Tax That Wasn't
Rich Lowry  Google Blog Search Tweet

When the Supreme Court rejected a petition to stop a Texas voter-ID law from going into effect for the midterms, the left commenced its wailing and gnashing of teeth. ...



Barack Obama, Bewildered Bystander
Charles Krauthammer  Google Blog Search Tweet

The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government's handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in the New York Times last Saturday. ...



Iraq's WMD: The Shameless New York Times Moves the Goalposts
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

Contrary to the expectations of all 16 of our U.S. intelligence agencies, the "weapons hunters" sent to Iraq by President George W. Bush found no "stockpiles" of ...



The Hunter Biden Chronicles
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

Everything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found in the biography of Robert Hunter ...



CDC Is Awash in Social-Justice Ideology
Heather Mac Donald  Google Blog Search Tweet

The public-health establishment has unanimously opposed a travel and visa moratorium from Ebola-plagued West African countries to protect the U.S. population. To evaluate whether this opposition rests on purely scientific grounds, it helps to ...



Predatory Journalism
Thomas Sowell  Google Blog Search Tweet

Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than people like those at the New York Times approve of. According to such thinking -- or lack of thinking -- the answer is to have the government set an interest rate ...



Does Obama Care About People?
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

Can you walk out on the messiah? Appearing at a campaign rally for gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown in Maryland on Sunday, President Obama sought to capture the magic that had electrified audiences in 2008 and, to some considerable degree, even ...