American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - August 14, 2018


Summertime Is Puppy Time
Mona Charen  Tweet

"Have any big plans for the summer?" people sometimes ask by way of small talk. I reply literally: "Yes, housetraining a new puppy." Our newest family member is a 12-week-old Labrador retriever mix -- jet black from the top of his nose to the tip ...



Trump Hatred, A Consuming Virus
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Convinced of Trump's pure evil, they remorselessly suspend rules they previously ...



The 'Democracy or Republic' Fight
Erick Erickson  Tweet

The unity of the early church was increasingly frayed as the eastern and western halves of the Roman Empire became distinct. ...



Sarah Jeong Is a Boring, Typical Product of Academia
Heather Mac Donald  Tweet

To decry her anti-white 'racism' gives her too much credit for ...



Colleges: A Force For Evil
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

A recent Brookings Institution poll suggests that nearly half of college students believe that hate speech is not protected by the First ...



At Smith College, The Racist Incident That Wasn't
Jeff Jacoby  Tweet

An unarmed officer was sent to check things out. He spoke politely to Kanoute, saw that nothing was amiss, and left her in ...



Pope Francis Rewrites Catholicism ... and the Bible
Dennis Prager  Tweet

Last week, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had changed the Catholic ...



The Death of the Author and the End of Empathy
Heather Mac Donald  Tweet

In 2015, President Obama described the Nation as more than a magazineâ??it's a crucible of ideas. If it was ever entitled to this descriptor, it isn't anymore. Academic identity politics may be importing an obsession with phantom ...



There's More Than One Kind of Corruption
Mona Charen  Tweet

When people think of corruption in high places, they tend to think of elites feathering their own nests. Bill and Hillary Clinton monetized political power into a personal fortune of hundreds of millions, and played the system better than any couple ...



Congratulations to Rush for 30 Remarkable Years
David Limbaugh  Tweet

This week marks the 30th anniversary of my brother's national syndication in radio, and it has been a phenomenal ...



Being a Socialist Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

"So, how are you planning to pay for ...



Some Ideas To Think About
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

Not surprising is the fact that among both black and white married couples, the poverty rate is in the single ...



Free Valentino Dixon
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

"If it wasn't for my artwork and God, there's no way we'd be having this conversation right ...



Protectionism's Appeal Endures, Despite Its Disastrous Effects
George Will  Tweet

The persuasive power of evidence is ...



Can Feminists Cure What Ails Men?
Mona Charen  Tweet

"Boys need feminists' help too," declares Feministing.com founder Jessica Valenti. Writing in The New York Times, Valenti worries that while women "protest, run for office, and embrace the movement for gender equality in record numbers, a generation ...



The Road to Hell is Paved With...Straws?
Erick Erickson  Tweet

The city council in Santa Barbara, Calif. voted this past week to throw restaurant employees in jail for up to six months if they give plastic straws to ...



Trump Skeptical About 'Official Government Findings'? Who Isn't?
Larry Elder  Tweet

Some cable news hosts wondered why Trump's Cabinet members failed to resign in protest over Trump's alleged lack of respect for the intelligence ...



Shared Wisdom on a Silver Anniversary
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

To commemorate my 25th wedding anniversary this week to my husband, Jesse, I asked readers on Facebook to share their own secrets to a long happy ...