Kimani Jefferson column
Kimani Jefferson was born in Buras, Louisiana
Kimani has written for the Minneapolis Spokesman-Recorder and runs a web-log, featuring original writings
He is a 1998 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and is currently an active member of the Minnesota Young Republicans. He lives in Minneapolis. Contact him via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nor deny to any person
June 30, 2003
The Supreme Court's affirmative action decision regarding Grutter and Gratz has had the country abuzz for the past week. And while either side of the argument . . .
Questions unanswered, questions raised
June 23, 2003
On Monday, the Supreme Court did very little to define what role affirmative action ought to play in our society. In the end, the result was mixed. On the one . . .
Liberty v. liberties: blindness (part III)
June 8, 2003
In the first two articles contrasting principle and issue, I noted the danger of being passionate about particular issues. I also noted proof of the dangers . . .
Debating the Filibuster
May 20, 2003
In just about every country's government, there is a section whose job is to do nothing, or slow down the process as much as possible. In our country, that . . .
Liberty v. liberties, the proof
May 18, 2003
In my last article, Liberty v. liberties, I wrote on one of the primary differences between liberal and conservative thought. I asserted that conservatives live . . .
Liberty v. Liberties: the difference between principle and issue
May 2, 2003
Last night on Hannity and Colmes, Lisa G., New York "super-radio" star, sat in as a guest to debate the reaction to the Dixie Chicks after their first concert . . .
Philosophically conservative, temperamentally radical
April 22, 2003
The title of this article must become the mantra for conservatives everywhere in America. The words aren't mine, but they definitely define my politics. I first . . .
April 10, 2003
With the symbolic toppling of saddam's statue in central Baghdad and the people's jubilation that followed, critics of the war are now faced with a dilemma. . . .
Affirmative action: stagnant desegregation, a black man's view
April 8, 2003
Affirmative--adj. 1. Asserting that something is true or correct. 2. Giving assent or approval; confirming. 3. Positive; optimistic. Action--n. 1. The state or . . .
The assault on talk radio
April 7, 2003
In her March 21st column, published in the Boston Globe and Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Ellen Goodman wrote that on a recent road trip through Florida, she became . . .
Al Gore: relearning the First Amendment through the Dixie Chicks
April 4, 2003
According to the Tennessean, former Vice President Al Gore spoke to a college audience last week on the subject of fewer companies owning more media outlets, . . .