Sean Turner column
Sean Turner is a member of the Project 21 Advisory Council of the National Center for Public Policy Research, a regular columnist for RenewAmerica.us and GOPUSA.com, and a contributor to a number of conservative websites. Readers can email him at email@example.com (See full bio.)
Marriage and the state: Part II
December 7, 2003
In part one, I concluded with the opinion that the state (read the government at every level) should abstain from involvement in private agreements — including . . .
Marriage and the state
November 24, 2003
The recent 4-3 ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Court regarding same-sex marriages has fueled emotions on opposite ends of the ideological spectrum. . . .
November 9, 2003
"The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, 'We did it ourselves. . . .
The crime of hate crimes
October 22, 2003
In 1990, Congress enacted the Hate Crime Statistics Act, which required the Department of Justice to establish guidelines for collecting data regarding crimes . . .
What's in a name?
October 9, 2003
Since time immemorial, man has developed architectural wonders that have transcended the era in which they were originally constructed. To “ensure” their place . . .
September 22, 2003
Merriam-Webster defines groupthink as “a pattern of thought characterized by self-deception, forced manufacture of consent, and conformity to group values and . . .
The myth of equality
September 11, 2003
Equality is defined as “the state of being equal.” At first glance, and without any context, the meaning of the word seems straightforward. In mathematics, . . .
Democratic Party’s past, present, and future unkind to blacks — part II
August 25, 2003
Upon completing part one of my article of the same title, I had no intention on writing a second part — feeling that I offered a sufficiently cogent case for . . .
Hating the rich
August 19, 2003
“Tax cuts for the rich…” “Those greedy rich folks…” “The rich don’t pay their fair share…” These are among the many mantras that are tirelessly distributed . . .
Democratic Party's past, present, and future unkind to blacks
August 10, 2003
For years, the Democratic Party his portrayed itself as the friend of blacks and other racial minorities in America. Its leaders and supporters have proven . . .
It's not my fault!
July 21, 2003
When I was growing up, I conveniently blamed my brother for my own mishaps. From a spilled drink, to a broken glass, to paint on the wall, you name it — it was . . .
July 17, 2003
Until 1954, the unemployment rate for black teen-age males ages 16 and 17 was below that of their white counterparts: 13.4 percent vs. 14 percent. Beginning in . . .
Two-party politics...who’s celebrating?
July 11, 2003
For much of our nation’s history, two political parties have dominated the electoral landscape. Our “winner-take-all” voting system, also referred to as the . . .
July 3, 2003
As the 4th of July approaches, I reflect upon my gratitude for being a citizen of this great nation. As I peruse the plethora of news and political websites . . .
The High Court of ambiguity
June 23, 2003
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld the admissions policy at the University of Michigan Law School, which uses race as a consideration for . . .
To work or not to work
June 19, 2003
There is a common misconception among many that jobs exist for the sole purpose of providing individuals with a source of income, and that they are entitled to . . .
June 16, 2003
Last year, the federal government spent billions to deal with them. Millions of Americans are addicted to them in one or more of their various forms. They’ve . . .
Green eggs and spam
June 7, 2003
“I do not like them here or there. I do not like them anywhere.” Unsolicited electronic junk mail, otherwise known as spam, is the oft received and seldom . . .
Black by popular demand
June 6, 2003
In the United States, over 36 million Americans identify themselves as black or “African-American.” In Brazil, over 77 million people are identified as black, . . .
An untouchable monopoly: the United States Postal Service
May 25, 2003
The first official notice of a postal service appeared in the colonies in 1639 to handle the correspondence between the colonists and England, and among the . . .
Does affirmative action hurt historically black colleges and universities?
May 20, 2003
Morris Brown College, in Atlanta, Georgia, having recently lost its accreditation, has suspended its sports programs and laid off its coaches. Unfortunately, . . .