Dr. Steven J. Allen


Global Warming: 25 years of this nonsense

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] Perhaps you’re detected a weariness in my authorial voice when…

Hillary’s big little lie

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] Hillary Clinton has now entered the presidential race for 2016….

Carbon taxes, the brain, and a certain fairy tale

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] This is a story about carbon taxes. First, though, let’s…

Cover-ups work

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] William Safire, who once worked for Richard Nixon and became…

Oops: Why, and to what extent, we should listen to scientists

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] There are a lot of stupid people in the world….

Ferguson: I told you so.

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and policy.] President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and their political allies (including…

Gov. George C. Wallace (Unknown-Alabama)

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] In the search for examples of deception by the news media,…

Spock, that dress, and how scientists get tricked

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] If you troll the WorldWide Web, you’re familiar with the…

Obama, Giuliani, & the Man Who Never Was (or close to it): Frank Marshall Davis

  [Continuing our series on deception in politics and policy.] When former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani criticized President Obama…

The personification of NBC News

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] First, a quick note about the federal holiday this week….