Kylee Zempel
Kylee Zempel
Kylee Zempel

Kylee Zempel is an assistant editor at The Federalist. She previously worked as the copy editor for the Washington Examiner magazine and as an editor and producer at National Geographic. She holds a B.S. in Communication Arts/Speech and an A.S. in Criminal Justice and writes on topics including feminism and gender issues, religious liberty, and criminal justice. Follow her on Twitter @kyleezempel.

Gwen Stefani Is Right: Cultural Appreciation Is Not Cultural Appropriation

If loving Harajuku so much that you stylize your art around it is the equivalent of a minstrel show or blackface, then how are we supposed to qualify flagrant acts of racism?

Biden’s ATF Director Refuses To Say If Hunter Biden Should Be Prosecuted For Illegal Gun Purchase

‘It severely undermines the confidence in our gun laws as well as the ATF … if there are not criminal consequences,’ Sen. Tom Cotton said.

In May 2020, Rioters Rained Hell On Our Cities. One Year Later We Ask: For What?

Never forget the hell that BLM rained down last summer. And on this one-year anniversary of the Floyd riots that sparked them all, remember how much progress they’ve secured: none.

A 10-Year-Old Kid Just Outed COVID Mask Tyrants As Total Hypocrites

“I asked my mom if there is a word for this, and she said there is: hypocrisy.”

No, Joel Osteen, God Isn’t A ‘Spare Tire’ In Case Our Plans Go Awry

Somebody should tell Joel Osteen there’s nothing ‘peaceful’ about self-centric religion that taps into God only in case of emergency.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Admits The Left’s Need To ‘Rewire’ Their Perception Of The Maskless As ‘Selfish’ Threats

When MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow says, “We’re going to have to rewire the way that we look at each other,” she’s right. And it’s a real shame.

Would An Actual Potato Be Better At Hosting ‘Reliable Sources’ Than Brian Stelter?

If potato head Brian Stelter finds an elementary masking article to be ‘really thoughtful,’ perhaps an actual potato would be a better cable TV host.

McCarthy Leads House GOP In Honoring Fallen Police After Democrats Spurred Riots And Defunding In 2020

McCarthy and other GOP lawmakers and officers met at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial to honor the “incredible work our men and women in blue do.”

Lockdown Mongers Can Point Fingers, But The Science Is In: They’re To Blame

Thanks to the ruling class who insisted lockdown would save lives, that became the conventional wisdom — but as is often the case, the conventional wisdom was wrong.

Rachel Hollis’s Problem Isn’t Privilege, It’s An Anti-Christian Gospel

While Rachel Hollis tries to recover from charges of privilege and co-opting black terms, when is she going to apologize for co-opting Christianity?

Let’s Not Give Statehood To The Third World Country Of Washington DC

We don’t need to cross any borders to witness a failed state — or at least a dysfunctional wannabe state. The 68 square miles of Washington D.C. have it all.

Sen. Tim Scott’s GOP Address Will Be The Unity Message Biden Promised And Can’t Deliver

Tim Scott poses a question that has emerged throughout Biden’s term despite the president’s promise of unity: “Why do we feel so divided and anxious?”

If Black Lives Matter Gives A Crap About Black Lives, It Will Retract Its Ma’Khia Bryant Statement

After the police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant, Black Lives Matter released a statement confirming BLM doesn’t actually think all black lives matter — only those who fit its narrative.

Corporate Media And Other Race-Baiters Have Incited More Violence Than Trump Ever Did

When you can convince people racism is rampant, you ignite a flame of division and destruction that can only end with bodies on the ground and cities leveled.

No Matter The Chauvin Verdict, Rioters Will Descend

Even if Derek Chauvin is convicted, it will reinforce to the destructive masses that not only did much of their violence persist with impunity, but it was rewarded.

Americans Are Irrationally Afraid Of COVID Because The Ruling Class Has Demonized Risk

‘Why do so many vaccinated people remain fearful?’ David Leonhardt asks with a straight face in Monday’s New York Times newsletter. Let me tell you.

Biracial Couple Sues Wisconsin For Banning White And Asian Kids From College Scholarships

Wisconsin’s anti-Asian Minority Grant Program elevates some minority students above others, and now taxpayers are taking legal action.

Internal Docs Show Senate Republicans Are Lurching Toward Earmarks, The ‘Currency Of Corruption’ To ‘Buy And Sell Votes’

The Federalist has obtained the proposed GOP conference rules, allowing for earmarks, which truly conservative lawmakers call the ‘currency of corruption.’

The New York Times Can Tell The Difference Between Men And Women With Vaccines But Not Pronouns

The same science that explains why men and women respond differently to COVID vaccines also explains why eschewing sex in pursuit of gender fluidity is an exercise in futility.

Americans Will Never Vaccinate If Fauci’s Retort To Normalcy Is Always ‘No, It’s Still Not OK’

If Anthony Fauci really wants Americans to get a COVID-19 shot, he should stop telling them it’s pointless.