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Janine Turner

Janine Turner

Janine Turner is an actress, author, speaker and founder/co-chair of Constituting America, a charitable foundation to educate youth and adults about the Constitution by using the arts. Best-known for her Emmy and three-time Golden Globe-nominated performance on "Northern Exposure," plus "Cliffhanger" and "Friday Night Lights," Janine has blazed a trail as a rare Hollywood conservative voice with her books, radio show and frequent pundit appearances on Fox News. She lives on her ranch with her teenage daughter, author Juliette Turner.

Articles by Janine Turner

Is the media responsible for the too-powerful presidency?

Once in a blue moon, Hollywood portrays our American government accurately. The ABC educational series, "Schoolhouse Rock!" a staple memory from the children of the 1970s, showed American kids just how the nation was founded -- and with catchy cartoons like the "Three Ring Circus" of government and "I'm Just a Bill," a generation of young people got a decent glimpse into how our government was supposed to operate. Published September 12, 2016

Scaffolding continues to go up on the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, September 18, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

The infamous Roman Emperor Caligula and the U.S. Congress

The infamous Roman Emperor Caligula used to post his new laws high upon a column so the Roman citizens could not study them. These tactics were dictatorial and antiquated. Nothing like this would happen in the United States Republic, right? Wrong. Published October 1, 2015

In this image released by NBC, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, left, appears during a taping of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, in New York. (Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via AP)

Carly Fiorina: Fighting for the character of our nation

Carly Fiorina has a way of shocking people with the truth. This is because it is sorely lacking in the political forum. Hence the reason why Carly, who is not a part of the political class, is rising in the polls. Carly not only speaks the truth fearlessly, she does not falter. Published September 24, 2015

New Generation of Patriotic Americans Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

A new generation to defend the Constitution

Television. Movies. Music. Non-stop information. Rarely do any of these cultural persuasions allude to our Republican form of government. Founding principles and constitutional appreciation are simply not hip and cool. It is out of fashion to be patriotic. Published September 16, 2015