Dean Allen served four years in the US Army, going to Korea once, and Vietnam twice. He has owned several small businesses and for over thirty years worked as a management consultant to small businesses, specializing in asset and privacy protection strategies that included international structures. Since 9/11/2001 Dean has focused on conservative political activism, and writing. He created and owns RENAISSANCE REVOLUTION PRESS, a company formed to publish patriotic and conservative authors. Recent books by Dean Allen include RATTLESNAKE REVOLUTION, a history of the tea party movement, and SUICIDE OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY detailing how the elite establishment lost winnable races in 2008, and 2012, by being too liberal for the base of the party. Dean Allen explained that a winning Republican would need to be bold, innovative, unconventional, deliver a strong conservative message - then NEVER back down, and NEVER apologize, when attacked. Precisely the strategy Donald Trump employed in his meteoric rise to the presidency.
Dean Allen- For Senate: NO GAS TAX INCREASE- we do not need to raise gasoline taxes, instead we need to reform the SC Department of Transportation. We need to place it under the Governor, accountable to the Governor, and fully audited annually for complete transparency. SECOND AMENDMENT Dean Allen is a CWP holder and supports the second amendment 100%. "Shall not be infringed" means just what it says. A 28 day wating period to purchase a firearm does NOTHING to protect us from crime, and is blatantly unconstitutional! PRO LIFE Dean Allen is 100% pro-life without exception. CLOSED PRIMARIES, Dean Allen supports registration by party and closed primaries. Democrats should not be able to vote in Republican primaries. NO REFUGEES, Dean Allen does not want ANY refugees from the war torn Middle East resettled in South Carolina. They pose a risk of terrorism, as well as overburdening social services. SOUTHERN HERITAGE, My ancestors fought in the American Revolution, at the Alamo, for the Confederacy, and in WW II, and I am proud of the honorable service rendered by each of them. I will strongly oppose politically correct efforts to erase our heritage of freedom, including Confederate names, monuments, and flags. LAW ENFORCEMENT As a former law enforcement officer himself, Dean Allen has great respect for all our first responders and will see that they have the support they need as they work to keep us safe. EDUCATION Dean Allen believes the primary decisions about education must be made by parents. He home-schooled one of his sons, choosing the best option for each child. You have the same right. Dean is opposed to Common Core, simply teaching a test, is not the best education, parents and teachers need to make those decisions.
Click below to see how Dean Allen is already fighting for your rights in the State Senate!Dean Allen testifies before a committee of the State Senate taking testimony on gun control laws
Dean Allen has held numerous leadership positions in various civic, social, fraternal, political, and veterans organizations. Dean believes the adage, from whom much is given, much is also expected. He has raised tens of thousands of dollars for charities that benefit children, single mothers, widows, veterans, senior citizens, or which are dedicated to medical research. Dean is a former Commander of VFW Post 9273, and the 19,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in South Carolina also elected him grand (state) chaplain three times. Dean Allen is a past president of the US Amateur Ballroom Dance Association, a Past Governor of his Moose Lodge, is active in the local affiliate of the National Association of Scholars, and contributes regularly to several Masonic charities as a 32nd degree member of the Ancient Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. As a student pilot, Dean is a proud member of the Aircraft Owner's and Pilot's Association. (AOPA) While researching a new book, Dean has even joined the Old Antarctic Explorers Association, as an associate member. He is also a member of the American Legion, Gun Owners of America, the 101st Airborne Division Association, the 2nd Infantry Division Association, and the 716th MP BN Association. REPUBLICAN PARTY, Dean Allen has been active in the Republican Party, working in Ronald Reagan's 1980 and 1984 campaigns. He has been a delegate to dozens of Republican state conventions. Dean attended the 2012 GOP national convention in Tampa, Fl, as a paid publicist for the author of a book on national security. In 2016, Dean was elected as an Alternate Delegate from South Carolina to the GOP national convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Dean Allen was an early supporter of president Donald Trump, helping his team win our First in the South primary here in South Carolina.