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Allan C. Brownfeld

Allan C. Brownfeld
Received B.A. from the College of William and Mary, J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law of the College of William and Mary, and M.A. from the University of Maryland. Served as a member of the faculties of St. Stephen's Episcopal School, Alexandria, Virginia and the University College of the University of Maryland. The recipient of a Wall Street Journal Foundation Award, he has written for such newspapers as The Houston Press, The Washington Evening Star, The Richmond Times Dispatch, and The Cincinnati Enquirer. His column appeared for many years in Roll Call, the newspaper of Capitol Hill. His articles have appeared in The Yale Review, The Texas Quarterly, Orbis, Modern Age, The Michigan Quarterly, The Commonweal and The Christian Century. His essays have been reprinted in a number of text books for university courses in Government and Politics. For many years, his column appeared several times a week in papers such as The Washington Times, The Phoenix Gazette and the Orange County Register. He served as a member of the staff of the U.S. Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, as Assistant to the research director of the House Republican Conference and as a consultant to members of the U.S. Congress and to the Vice President. He is the author of five books and currently serves as Contributing Editor of The St. Croix Review, Associate Editor of The Lincoln Review and editor of Issues.

America’s historically ignorant iconoclasts

There are already demands to tear down statues to Washington and Jefferson; they aren't pure enough for people who have little idea about what they really did.

Immigration and America’s narrow viewpoint and history

Public opinion polls show that the overwhelming majority of Americans support the DACA program. But many of those same people also want legal immigration reform.

U.S. universities must oppose Antifa-led campus violence

Antifa's record of violence is growing, as are its efforts to limit free speech.

President Trump’s pardon of Sheriff Joe causes party outrage

The Republican Party has an honorable history. The present moment is one the party must move beyond, if only it can find the leaders it requires. 

Is the White House a threat to America’s national security?

The alleged chaos in the White House and the president's divisive rhetoric makes the world a much more dangerous place. 

President Trump condemns violence in Charlottesville, but is it too late

President Trump calls out groups like the KKK, White Supremacists and any other group that foments bigotry and hate, saying they are evil. Is it enough or too late?

It is time to review race-based affirmative action programs

Race based affirmative action has failed to create a color blind society; Actually, it has done the opposite creating more divisiveness and anger.

General John Kelly’s seemingly impossible task

There is nothing conservative about Donald Trump's lack of regard for our institutions or lack of respect for both norms of civility and truth. 

Is President Trump hitting the administration’s reset button?

If Donald Trump thinks that humiliation and intimidation is a winning style of leadership, he should think again.

Why is AG Sessions allowing civil asset forfeiture?

AG Jeff Sessions is embracing state and local police taking cash and property from people suspected, but not charged, with a crime. Just because they want to.

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