Sean P. Quinlan

Sean P. Quinlan

Pennsylvania Capital-Star Opinion contributor Sean P. Quinlan, of Camp Hill, Pa., is an attorney and former Democratic candidate for the 87th House District. His work appears biweekly.


In an administration full of flunkies, we owe U.S. Attorney David Freed some thanks | Sean P. Quinlan

By: - January 6, 2021

Though this may be a divided nation right now, I think it would do us well to acknowledge things we can agree on. People that we can agree are good and noble, regardless of party affiliation, for example.


Contrarians have always been a part of American history | Sean P. Quinlan

By: - December 11, 2020

It’s important that we understand something. They’ve always been here. The contrarians. The doubters. King George was their guy in Parliament as far as they were concerned. Washington and his militia were traitors. Years later, Abraham Lincoln? To them, he was a murderous dictator. 


Rudy, Trump keep chasing the white whale of voter fraud. It only ends one way | Sean P. Quinlan

By: - December 1, 2020

Republicans across the country generally, and swing states specifically, have absolutely zero interest in election fraud on the whole, they have been enlisted in this ride or die mission to find Democratic fraud.


From healthcare to guns, America has actual national emergencies. A border wall isn’t one of them | Sean P. Quinlan

By: - March 5, 2019

Trump is a national emergency in his own right. But at least the deck chairs appear to be in order.


Let’s hear it for the women of the Democratic Party | Sean P. Quinlan

By: - February 22, 2019

Democrats may have lost the White House in 2016 - but they scored a victory when thousands of women rose up to run for office.


Pa. made progress on gun control in 2018. Here’s what has to happen next | Sean P. Quinlan

By: - February 4, 2019

It’s in the single digits outside right now. but we all know it will warm up soon. And when it does, it will mark the rebirth, the reawakening of all manner of plant an animal species. Warmer temperatures bring brighter spirits and new beginnings. Here in Pennsylvania however, the coming season holds peril as well. […]