American Federalist Journal
Sunday - February 1, 2015


Why Obama Needs to Pretend the Taliban Aren't Terrorists
Andrew C. McCarthy  Google Blog Search Tweet

No doubt because of my background investigating, prosecuting, and studying terrorism, the cynical claim by White House spokesmen that the Taliban is not a terrorist organization has annoyed me even more than the Obama administration's nonstop ...



Why Obama and the Saudis Like Low Gas Prices
Jonah Goldberg  Google Blog Search Tweet

Have you heard about the secret conspiracy between the Saudis and the White House? I haven't either, probably because there isn't one. But events are playing out exactly as one would expect if such a conspiracy existed. ...



The Kochs Ride Again
Rich Lowry  Google Blog Search Tweet

It was interesting while it lasted, but the 2016 election is now officially "bought." ...



The Final Solution: a Nuclear Iran
Charles Krauthammer  Google Blog Search Tweet

Amid the ritual expressions of regret and the pledges of "never again" on Tuesday's 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a bitter irony was noted: Anti-Semitism has returned to Europe. With a vengeance. ...



Obama's Narcissistic Dissing of Israel
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

It is just like the Obama administration to twist its own mistreatment of Israel into an opportunity to slander Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron ...



A Better Cuba Deal
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

Cuban President Raul Castro has issued new demands for normalizing relations with the U.S. He wants us to lift the trade embargo, remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terror and give Cuba the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay. Truly. You ...



NFL Tough Guys Need Dads, Too
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

"What do you think you missed not having a dad ...



Defense Against Demagogues
Walter E. Williams  Google Blog Search Tweet

When gasoline sold at record prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said, "I think it's time to say to these people, 'Stop ripping off the American people.'" When the average price of regular gas was close to $4 a gallon, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., ...



Kudos to Congress and Netanyahu
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

Kudos to Congress for inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint session on the issue of imposing tough sanctions on Iran and to Netanyahu for ...



Random Thoughts
Thomas Sowell  Google Blog Search Tweet

Who says President Obama doesn't promote ...



If the President Couldn't Tell a Lie
Dennis Prager  Google Blog Search Tweet

In the famous 1997 movie comedy "Liar Liar," actor Jim Carrey plays a lawyer who, as a result of his young son's birthday wish being magically fulfilled, cannot tell a lie -- he can only tell the truth -- for 24 hours. Let's imagine that such a wish ...



On Immigration, it's GOP v. GOP
Jeff Jacoby  Google Blog Search Tweet

The morning after President Obama's State of the Union address, Politico had a story on how Republicans had responded to one contentious issue. The headline: "Priebus struggles to explain GOP immigration ...



Government Housing is a Bad Idea
Star Parker  Google Blog Search Tweet

This past week, following the nations celebration of the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the U.S. Supreme Court heard an important case related to landmark law enacted during the civil rights era the Fair Housing Law of ...



Obama's Doubly Deceitful SOTU
David Limbaugh  Google Blog Search Tweet

It was an otherworldly experience to watch President Obama delivering his State of the Union ...



Obama's Bloody Yemen Disaster
Michelle Malkin  Google Blog Search Tweet

When President Obama declares something a "success story," you know it has "TOTAL FAILURE" embedded in its ...



Obama: President of France
Mona Charen  Google Blog Search Tweet

Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address was an homage to France. The president might not have intended it as such -- he mentioned the nation only glancingly when denouncing terror attacks in Pakistan and Paris. Yet France was at the heart of ...



Selma Snub Vs. Eastwood Eclipse -- Who's the Victim of Discrimination?
Larry Elder  Google Blog Search Tweet

Where's the Clint Eastwood Million Cowboy March on ...



The Entitlement Epidemic
George Will  Google Blog Search Tweet

AmericaÂ’s national character will have to be changed if progressives are going to implement their agenda. So, changing social norms is the progressive ...



Strategist Putin Strikes an Ominous Deal With Iran
Austin Bay  Google Blog Search Tweet

Russian president Vladimir Putin made dangerous history in 2014. His invasion of Crimea and subsequent annexation of the peninsula shredded the diplomatic agreements stabilizing post-Cold War Eastern Europe. Then Putin ignited a low-level war in ...