Articles by William B. Allen

Justifiably Proud: The Standing of Blacks in the Republican Party

Barack Obama launched his meteoric political rise in 2004 by plagiarizing a message published in my 1991 essay, “Black and White Together: A Reconsideration,” which was included in the book Reassessing Civil Rights. Unfortunately, while Obama embraced the winning rhetoric, he did not embrace the argument. Otherwise, he would have transformed the political character of […]

Anonymous Accusations Invite Political Perils

An ancient truth that suffers in the hands of the maleficent and the ignorant is the caution against anonymous accusations. When accusers “are unwilling to trust the laws between them and the accused, that is a proof that they have reason to fear the laws. And the least penalty that one should inflict on them […]

Doing Impeachment Right

We’re all in for impeachment. We should make the most of it. Let’s assure that no holder of public office will ever again invoke the aid of a foreign power to investigate potential crimes by candidates or potential candidates for office. In pursuing this goal, we should be mindful that we only need probable cause […]

Trust Trump, But Not Too Much!

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Intelligence Community Has Made the U.S. a Blind Giant

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A Way Out for Democrats: The President Offers a Deal

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It’s Not Trump They Hate—It’s Us!

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A Modest Proposal for Effective Swamp Draining

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