Polititainment

'Lenny Letter' dismisses GOP women
While I consistently find myself stuck in an inner battle of liking HBO’s Girls and disliking its lead actress and writer, Lena Dunham, I nonetheless signed up for her “feminist newsletter,” Lenny Letter. I don’t disagree with Dunham on every single political issue, but I do on most and find her comments about the Republican […]
Matt Damon praises Gen-Y over Gen-X
Young fans of hearthrob Matt Damon may have even more of a reason to like him now. As GQ mentioned about the talk they had with the actor, he’s got “an unpopular opinion” in that “Damon Prefers Millennials to Generation X,” his own generation. Damon believes “this generation seems so much more dialed-in than mine,” […]
No safe space: Lena Dunham quits Twitter
On Tuesday afternoon, Lena Dunham discussed her decision to (once again) quit Twitter. God only knows how long the Internet will be free from her pro-Hillary Clinton, pro-Planned Parenthood, pro-abortion, and anti-Republican tirades. But, this time, she may actually be off for good. That’s because, as Breitbart reported, such a discussion occurred Tuesday at a […]
'The Election Game'
Many have surely heard of Cards Against Humanity, the “party game for horrible people,” which often includes outlandish and offensive card pairings. While versions do include cards about Barack Obama or Ronald Reagan, there was no election version of the game. As Forbes profiled, however, Amelia Friedman, 23, and Param Jaggi, 21, who made the […]
8 celebrities trending over O'Malley
Is Martin O’Malley really that unknown? Apparently so. IJReview.com pointed to a CNN poll which said that 29 percent of Iowa Democrats, who are in O’Malley’s own party, don’t know enough about him to say if they have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of him. Contributor Hunter Schwartz also included in his piece a twitter response to the […]

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2016

Is drafting women 'nuts?'
Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Chris Christie are all in agreement during that young women should be eligible for the draft, while Ted Cruz calls the idea “nuts.” During Saturday’s ABC GOP debate, moderators pressed the candidates on the recent Defense Department policy change, and whether they would support a measure requiring women to register for the Selective Service. […]
Millennials' "best chance is socialism"?
Like a broken clock, the public has been told that, for this election season, the only hope for Americans is an embrace of socialism as progress. Bemoaning the transformation of the United States into an oligarchy and citing “radical European parties,” The Nation urged Americans to socialism as a way out of the current American […]
New Clinton strategy: Guilt young women
Hillary Clinton supporters have finally found their new low. Two older feminists, Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem, sought to galvanize young women into voting for Hillary, by calling them out. During her introduction of Hillary on Saturday in N.H., Albright mentioned: We can tell our story of how we climbed the ladder, and a lot of you […]
Cher: Marco Rubio is a "Killer Gremlin"
Cher is at it again on Twitter. She has a bizarre history when tweeting about politics. For instance, she blocks our Twitter account (@RedAlert), ranted against Sen. Rand Paul, ranted against Sen. Ted Cruz, wondered how any gay person could be Republican, and wished HIV on a former Republican U.S. Congressman. Yesterday, her new target became […]
Rubio banks on Gen-Y as new Pro-life generation
Marco Rubio has been categorized as part of the “Republican establishment,” and has even been thought of as a moderate in the 2016 presidential race, however he is a strong social conservative who believes in banning abortion — even in cases of rape and incest, and opposes gay marriage, saying “God’s rules always win” against Supreme Court decisions. Is […]

Policy

Thanks Autocorrect: Now millennials can't spell
A texting app turned off its spellchecker, and people became very lax with their spelling accuracy. When Blend, a group texting app, paused autocorrect for 72 hours, about one-third of all words were misspelled, according to News 1130. Blend has a heavily young user base, and “weird,” “definitely,” and Budweiser were victimized. Double-letter words, misspellings […]
Even Millennials see themselves as narcissistic
Millennials are much more self-aware than is generally assumed by their crotchety grandparents. They view themselves as more narcissistic than previous generations, but not as narcissistic than older generations think, according to Live Science. A new study fleshed out how millennials view themselves; unsurprisingly, “millennials do not appreciate being called narcissistic and entitled,” Joshua Grubbs, […]
Critics could kill college's shooting club
It is said all the time that gun control advocates don’t actually seem to understands guns, and thus the issue they’re fighting. Well, we have another example. Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, offers a Shooting Spots Club. And, as the Des Moines Register writes, “Critics take aim at Simpson College shooting club.” The club is supervised by a […]
Study: Min. wage hurts young workers
When a state increases the minimum wage, younger workers stand to absorb the negative consequences. When minimum wages increased between 2006 and 2012, workers between ages 16 and 30 with less than a high-school education had their employment rate reduced by 5.6 percent, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper. The negative […]
Sanders' tax plan kills 6 mil jobs
When it comes to their choice in Democratic candidates, many millennials are going for Bernie Sanders. And it’s not hard to see why in some ways. He’s not only more likable and relatable than Hillary, but he cares about issues like climate change. Another one of Bernie Sanders’ issues though is wealth distribution. While that […]

Education

Gay liberal prof. fired for sexual harassment
Well respected University of California-Riverside Professor Rob Latham was fired from the college after a student accused him of sexual harassment, but the tenured professor insists it was part of a homophobic scheme. The College Fix reported on Friday that Latham was fired after a male student sued the school after being sexually harassed by […]
Dept. of Ed. scamming student loan borrowers
Debt relief companies have been using robocalls to drum up business from student-loan borrowers, but the practice resides in a legal gray area. Some experts label the practice a scam because borrowers who took federal student loans can manage or reduce their debt through free government programs, whereas some debt relief companies charge a fee, […]
Muslim prof: Campus protestors are 'authoritarian'
Opposition to “safe spaces” on college campuses usually gets derided as racist and oblivious to the reality of higher education, but a journalism professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst made a forceful argument. Shaheen Pasha warned of “safe spaces” as a fallacy that prevents students from preparing for reality and the “very real discourse […]
Students can't find N.H. on map [VIDEO]
It’s been a busy week for the primary season. The Iowa Caucus took place on Monday, where for the first time this election cycle, voters picked their candidate. And the first actual primary, New Hampshire, is only a few days away. With how much young people are supporting Bernie Sanders across the country, you’d think […]
Prof: ISIS mirrors a lot of Americans
The Islamic State has caused the deaths of tens of thousands of innocent people over the last few years, raping, enslaving, and pillaging their way across Iraq, Syria, and Libya.  While most people would compare ISIS to Nazis, one professor from the University of Michigan says that them is the “mirror image of fear-mongering Americans.” Michigan Daily reported […]

Congress

1 in. of snow cripples DC: Imagine a terror attack
America’s Capital was crippled yesterday. Roads were nearly shut down, and millions were stranded on the road for hours. Was this because of a terror attack? A massive earthquake? A blizzard? No, it was all from 1 inch of snow. On Wednesday night, Washington, D.C. area commuters suffered one of the worst commutes in recent […]
1 in 10 Congressmembers have student debt
Underemployed graduates aren’t the only ones saddled with student debt. A surprising number of Congressmen are too. About one in 10 Congress members have accumulated student debt and continue to pay it off, according to Time. The analysis comes from the Center for Responsive Politics, a group that tracks financial donations. With 53 representatives paying off […]
Amash: 'They're coming for your privacy'
Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to try to warn voters that Congress is debating a bill that will invade everyone’s privacy. The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act or CISA, has been working through Congress for months; the House passed two versions in April and the Senate passed it’s version in October. Information leaked […]
PAC after shooting: GOP "standing with terrorists"
A major Democrat political group, Democracy for America, has launched a campaign to take advantage of the San Bernardino shootings — accusing Paul Ryan and the GOP of “standing with terrorists.” The campaign admits that, “[t]he tragic situation in San Bernardino is still going on,” yet they couldn’t wait for the bodies to cool before […]
Ryan first speaker with beard in nearly 100 years
Paul Ryan has been known to be clean shaven, at least up until now that is. Now that he has a new job as Speaker of the House, Ryan’s got a new look. And it turns out to be a distinction. Ryan shared on Facebook how he’s the first Speaker in nearly 100 years to […]

From Around the Web

"Bern your enthusiasm": Larry David returns to SNL
Larry David returned to Saturday Night Live, and of course, he brought back his impression of socialist Senator Bernie Sanders. In a parody of “curb your enthusiasm,” SNL coined “bern your enthusiasm.” Later in the show, Sen. Sanders made a joint appearance with Larry David. In a sinking boat, Sen. Sanders appears on the scene […]
How to watch tonight's debate in New Hampshire
For millennials who may not have TVs — or can’t afford cable in the Obama economy — you can watch the ABC debate in New Hampshire tonight (Saturday, February 6, 2016) at 8 p.m. EST for free. ABC will be live-streaming the event. Click here to access the stream. All major candidates will attend, except […]
Data: Teen pregnancy down 80% since 1990
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention released their official 2014 birth data, and millennials are getting married and waiting longer to have children but having nearly the same amount as a decade ago. There were two reports on the subject of birth data, one released on December 23 and a follow up on a […]
#MillennialBillofRights is trending on Twitter
#MillennialBillofRights was trending on Twitter Wednesday morning, and as is always the case when Gen-Y discusses their “rights” — it was disaster. It started out as a light hearted hashtag game from the account @ICanHash. “I just thought it would be funny to see what ppl in the hashtag ‘community’ would come up with. Criticism […]
Kardashian Twitter poll got more votes than Iowa
The 2016 election is the most important election in American history, except for Kim Kardashian’s Twitter poll. Monday’s Iowa Caucus brought out a record breaking 182,000 Republicans and 171,00 Democrats. The huge 353,000 person turnout was still nothing compared to the 439,000 Kardashian fans who voted in the reality star’s Twitter poll about the name […]