Dr. Steven J. Allen


What’s in a name (“rightwing” “fundamentalist”)

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] In public policy, one the major sources of error is…

Kingdom of the Screwdriver

For a while yesterday, many on the Left were jubilant at the shooting (falsely reported, it turned out) of George Zimmerman,…

Hillary, who’ll make the presses run on time

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] Last week, Hillary Clinton, whom today’s elites see as the…

Hell breaks out in Baltimore, plus: What Farrakhan believes

[Continuing our series on deception in politics and public policy.] In the wake of the death in police custody of…

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…