American Federalist Journal
Thursday - December 13, 2018


Mueller Probe: If Convictions Equal Success, Whitewater Was a Triumph
Larry Elder  Tweet

If the definition of a successful special counsel or special prosecutor is the number of convictions he or she obtains, then the Whitewater investigation into an allegedly crooked Arkansas real-estate deal and a crooked Little Rock bank was an ...



Family Breakdown Explains Social Unrest
Star Parker  Tweet

As France is gripped by civil disorder, many commentators identify, quite correctly, as the culprit the outsized burden that France's bloated welfare state places on its ...



Katy Tur, France's Riots and Panic Mode
Mona Charen  Tweet

NBC's Katy Tur, responding to an article in the New Yorker about climate, looked into the camera and asked, "How pointless is my life? And how pointless are the decisions that I make on a day-to-day basis when we are not focused on climate change ...



Family Time at Christmas
Erick Erickson  Tweet

In our hyper-partisan age, it seems every newspaper and magazine writes columns on dealing with crazy uncles at holiday parties and their crazy ...



Miseducated or Stupid?
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

Are Americans who admire the world's most brutal regimes miseducated or stupid? Or do they have some kind of devious ...



Thinking About What's Right in America
Star Parker  Tweet

Amid this holiday season of reflection, I'm thinking about America's ...



Why Are We So Sad?
Mona Charen  Tweet

The Centers for Disease Control has delivered sober news -- average life expectancy at birth in the United States has declined for a third straight year due to extremely high rates of death from drug overdoses and suicide. As The Washington Post ...



Racism -- It's Everywhere! It's Everywhere!
David Limbaugh  Tweet

It's sobering how much race dominates the public discourse ...



On Immigration, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry Discover Their Inner Trump
Larry Elder  Tweet

If President Donald Trump were paid a dime every time critics call his anti-illegal immigration policy "racist," he'd double his net ...



When Democrats Win, Freedom Loses
Star Parker  Tweet

The headlines about the incoming 116th Congress scream that our representation has never been so "young," so "blue," so ...



Black Education: What Makes Sense?
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

What do you think of the proposition that no black youngsters should be saved from educational rot until all can be ...



A Message to Young Women from a Career Woman
Dennis Prager  Tweet

Every Wednesday, the second hour of my national radio show is the "Male/Female ...



Giving Thanks
Mona Charen  Tweet

Our Thanksgiving family tradition is to go around the table and express gratitude for our blessings. It's such a simple exercise, and yet almost as satisfying as the feasting. Maybe we shouldn't confine it to Thanksgiving? We have observant Jewish ...



A Lesson in Racial Politics from Florida
Star Parker  Tweet

Now that, finally, the elections in Florida have reached a conclusion, there are lessons worth learning. One is on the subject of ...