American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - August 14, 2018


Putin Speaks Code. Does Trump Understand?
Mona Charen  Tweet

Back when word first leaked that Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Jr. had met with a Russian lawyer and others offering dirt on Hillary Clinton, President Trump seemed to think he was supplying an exculpatory cover story. Flying home ...



What the Cave Boys Teach Us About Abortion
Mona Charen  Tweet

Twelve boys and their adult coach trapped in a dank, oxygen-deprived cave in Thailand riveted the world's attention for two weeks. Why, people ask at times like this, are we so focused on these individuals when half a million Rohingya refugee ...



Making the Right Move on Racial Preferences
Heather Mac Donald  Tweet

But activists and the press conceal why they are even ...



Amy Coney Barrett's 'Cult'
Mona Charen  Tweet

When Notre Dame law professor and possible Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was nominated for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, her affiliation with a religious group called People of Praise raised red flags. It was some sort of cult, they ...



Trump Blamed for Death of Reporters...Did Media Blame Obama for Cop Killers?
Larry Elder  Tweet

President Obama's anti-cop rhetoric started right after he took ...



Jahi's Life Mattered
Michelle Malkin  Tweet

Jahi McMath has passed ...



College Destruction of Black Students
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

The question for black people is whether we can afford to have the best of our youngsters demeaned, degraded and possibly destroyed to make white liberals feel better about ...



The Case For Raymond Kethledge
Hugh Hewitt  Tweet

He has stood strongly with free exercise rights, siding for example with a church and its volunteers against the Labor Department's bureaucrats, writing a separate concurrence to emphasize "The Department should tend to what is ...



If We're Nazis, Expect More Violence
Dennis Prager  Tweet

This steadily increasing drumbeat of hysteria is likely to lead to one result: violence against ...



Why I Write
Mona Charen  Tweet

I began writing the book just published this week -- "Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense" -- in 2014. I'd been thinking about the issues it addresses for decades. Yet yesterday, when an interviewer posed ...



This Stuff Actually Matters
Erick Erickson  Tweet

Their faith is weak, and their pastors avoid the subject of marriage altogether and often ignore sound Christian ...



Criminal Behavior, Not Racism, Explains 'Racial Disparities' in Crime Stats
Larry Elder  Tweet

When adjusting for crime, we find no systematic evidence of anti-black disparities in fatal shootings, fatal shootings of unarmed citizens, or fatal shootings involving misidentification of harmless ...



Donny Deutsch, Michael Hayden and the Moral Collapse of American Jewish Institutions
Dennis Prager  Tweet

Last week, on the MSNBC TV show "Morning Joe," MSNBC contributor Donny Deutsch said that every American who votes for President Donald Trump is a ...



Who's Really to Blame at the Border?
Heather Mac Donald  Tweet

The current distress and hysteria is the fault of illegal aliens and their enablers in the ...



Being Decent
Mona Charen  Tweet

Not too long ago, I returned to my parked car and found a sheet of paper on the windshield bearing an expletive-laden message. The anonymous poster had obviously gone to some effort to make these flyers on his home computer -- complete with color ...



The Left's Most Dangerous Game
Erick Erickson  Tweet

The mobilization of the mob to strike fear in the hearts of its opponents is literally a tactic used by fascists, Nazis and ...



Let's Find a Balanced Solution to Immigration and Stop the Preening
David Limbaugh  Tweet

Virtue signaling soared to new heights with the family separation issue on the southern ...