American Federalist Journal
Friday - May 24, 2019


"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. The only way they can inherit the freedom we have known is if we fight for it, protect it, defend it and then hand it to them with the well thought lessons of how they in their lifetime must do the same. And if you and I don't do this, then you and I may well spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it once was like in America when men were free."
- Ronald Reagan



A Tale of Two Obstructions
Mona Charen  Tweet

Every Republican remembers with disgust the video of Bill Clinton glowering into the camera and declaring: "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky. I never told anybody to lie, not a single time; never. These allegations are ...



Discrimination and Disparities
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

My longtime friend and colleague Dr. Thomas Sowell has just published a revised and enlarged edition of "Discrimination and ...



Will Conservatives Give Russia a Pass?
Mona Charen  Tweet

The conservative media world, along with all but a few Republican members of Congress, are in the process of handing Vladimir Putin his greatest victory yet. They are ignoring the copious evidence in the Mueller report that Russia interfered in our ...



Late Bloomers Show the Strength of America
Star Parker  Tweet

With all the attention the national debate between socialism and capitalism is getting, a new book has arrived on the scene that casts valuable ...



Justice Kavanaugh and GMU Snowflakes
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

Some George Mason University students and faculty have become ...



Did Bernie Sanders Steal His Wealth?
Mona Charen  Tweet

In 2016 and 2017, Bernie Sanders raked in over a million bucks. Last year, his gross income was down to 1, 293 -- still not too shabby. The point is not to rib the senator about his membership in the top 1 percent, though that's tempting. Nor is it ...



Tiger Woods Is Back. Told You So
Larry Elder  Tweet

History books are full of Act ...



Criticism of Ilhan Omar Isn't Incitement
Ben Shapiro  Tweet

Speech is not violence -- and violence is not speech. Equating the two is the hallmark of a tyrannical worldview: If I can treat your speech as violence, then I am justified in using violence to suppress your ...



Some Things to Ponder
Walter E. Williams  Tweet

There's a push to change laws to permit both criminals serving time and ex-criminals the right to vote. Guess which party is pushing the most for these legal ...



Notre Dame: An Omen
Dennis Prager  Tweet



Twitter Ain't America
Mona Charen  Tweet

An appropriately Twitteresque meme circulated recently on that platform: Write a sad story in just three words. This was an homage to Ernest Hemingway, who, challenged to write a sad story in only six words, grabbed the nearest blank paper and ...